Events

Auditions open for Annie
The Greater Escambia Council for the Arts will hold auditions for Annie Sunday, May 21, at 2 p.m., at the theater on the corner of Trammell and Nashville. Of course, girls ages 7 and older are needed for the roles of Annie and the other orphans, but GECA Artistic Director Phil Johnson said many roles are open for males and females, ages 7 to senior adult. Children younger than 7…
Disabled vet to receive companion dog
A United State Marine Corps veteran who lost both legs in a motorcycle accident in September 2015 will get a special companion this Saturday, May 13. Beth Wiggins, who attends Unity Baptist Church, will be presented with the canine companion, a service dog named Berlin, during a ceremony to be held at 11 a.m. at the church, located on U.S. 31 in Atmore. The specially trained service animal is a…
NALC food drive is Saturday
This Saturday, May 13, local postal letter carriers will join others in more than 10,000 cities and towns across America picking up bags of food to benefit their local communities. The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Stamp Out Hunger National Food Drive is the largest one-day food drive in the nation. This is the 25th year for the drive which has delivered more than one billion pounds of food…
HBC celebrating new addition
The congregation of Huxford Baptist Church invites all to their open house for the new Fellowship Hall Sunday, May 7, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. On May 20, 2016, a storm damaged the fellowship hall / educational building. After much prayer and consideration, the congregation voted to build anew. They invite everyone to join them as they celebrate God’s blessings. Huxford Baptist Church is located at 6520 McCullough Road. News…
GECA presenting radio drama
The Greater Escambia Council for the Arts (GECA) is presenting a radio drama Friday and Saturday, May 12 and 13, 7 p.m., each night. These are actually two shows – a Philip Marlowe detective show called Red Wind and one from Inner Sanctum Mysteries called The Voice on the Wire. If you’ve never seen a Foley team (sound effects) in action, you’ll enjoy that as well as the dramas. The…