Events

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,…
Dispose of prescription drugs Thursday
If you have unused or expired medication, here’s a chance to turn them in for safe disposal. Escambia County Children’s Policy Council and Escambia County High, T.R. Miller, W.S. Neal, Flomaton High Peer Helpers are sponsoring Prescription Pill Take Back Day Thursday, April 20, 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Locations are Walmart in Atmore, City Hall in Flomaton, and Christ Kingdom Ministry Center in Brewton. Please leave medications in its…
Mayfest almost here
Mark your calendar for Mayfest Saturday, May 6. First on the schedule is the Mayfest Walk-Run-Roll 5K at 8 a.m., hosted by Grace Fellowship. You can pick up a registration form at Grace Fellowship or at the Chamber office. Pre-registration is $20 by April, 26. After that date the cost is $25. One of the most popular events at Mayfest is the Beautiful Baby contest for ages three months to…