Events

Hall of Fame induction is Saturday
Five area residents will be inducted into the Atmore Area Hall of Fame this Saturday. The inductees are the late William America, Earl Etheridge, Dr. William T. Hall, Howard Shell, and the late Eddie Staff. The induction ceremony will be held Saturday, April 29, 6 p.m., at The Club. Tickets for the ceremony and the meal are $25 each and may be purchased at Carl’s / The Tot Shop. Please…
Community Calendar
The Escambia County Community Band will practice Monday evenings at 6 p.m., at the Flomaton High School Band room. Concerts will be in late June and early July. The group is open to high school age and up. If you’re interested in being a part of this year’s group please join the Escambia County Community Band Members page on Facebook. If you have questions, call Dietrich at 251-238-1651. Atmore Community Hospital…
Band concerts coming up
The Escambia County High School Band Spring Concert will be held Thursday, April 20, 7 p.m., in the old gym at the school. Band director Hayley Cockrell announced that world famous composer Stephen Melillo is coming to Escambia County to work with band students. Mr. Melillo has been nominated numerous times for the Pulitzer Prize in music and has won three Telly and Ava awards for his visualized concerts. Hayley…
Mt. Gillead to hold Usher Day
The congregation of Mt. Gillead Missionary Baptist Church invites all to their Annual Usher Day Sunday, May 7, 3 p.m. The Rev. Charles Jones, First Baptist Church of McCullough, will be the guest preacher. The theme for the service is “Doorkeepers keeping the doors open.” The Scripture is John 10:3 (NLT): “The gate keeper opens the gate for him, and the sheep recognize his voice and come to him. He…
Calling all kids
Atmore Community Hospital mascot Stitches and the students at Atmore Christian School invite children and adults from across the county to attend the local National Day of Prayer observance on Thursday, May 4, at the Escambia County High School gym. There will be activities for children beginning at 5:30 p.m., with Stitches and with Miss Flippytoes in the RPM trailer. Shown is Shelley Vests’ kindergarten class with Stitches, from left,…