Events

Mardi Gras parade rolls Saturday
The Ladies of Essence organization is bringing Mardi Gras to Atmore this weekend. Their parade rolls this Saturday, February 25, at 1 p.m. The grand marshal is Karean Reynolds, Escambia County Children’s Policy Council Coordinator. Reynolds was instrumental in getting grants to redo the basketball courts and lighting at Westside Park on Wilson Avenue in Atmore. The royalty of the 2017 Mardi Gras parade are King Brendon Jackson and Queen…
Mt. Olive to hold foreign mission program
Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church invites all to attend a special service to “show love and concern for our brothers and sisters beyond our borders.” The Annual Foreign Mission Program is planned for Thursday, February 23, 7 p.m. The service is sponsored by NEPBSC of Alabama – Dr. Robert Alexander Jr., President; Dr. Q.E. Hammonds, Chairman; Dr. Monroe Tucker Jr., Coordinator; Dr. C.V. Taylor, Moderator, ESPD. Mt. Olive is located…
Powerlifting competition set for Feb. 25
Local men, women and children have a chance to show off their strength and physical abilities in order to help Atmore Area YMCA strengthen its physical structure. A powerlifting competition will be held on Saturday, Feb. 25, at the YMCA’s 501 South Pensacola Avenue headquarters. Proceeds from the event, which actually consists of several separate competitions, will be used for the ongoing renovation of the organization’s facility, Men and boys…
Show time!
The Greater Escambia Council for the Arts is presenting Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs of the Black Forest this week. Sherrie Hursh and her daughter Dana Landis are directing the two casts – both are complete children’s casts, with a total of 36 kids, ages 7 to 18. The purple cast will perform Thursday and Saturday, the orange cast on Friday and Sunday. In addition, they are performing 12…
Community Calendar
The Atmore Historical Society holds regular meetings each third Monday at 5:30 p.m. at the Peavy-Webb Building at Heritage Park. The Grieving Parents Support Group meets every third Tuesday at 6 p.m., at First Presbyterian Church. For more information, call 368-8648 or 251-321-0045. S. Ala. RSVP Volunteer Program will be offering free tax preparation and counselling Tuesdays at Poarch Creek Indian Reservation and Thursdays at Atmore City Hall Auditorium by…