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Y’s Healthy Kids Day is Saturday
Atmore Area YMCA and more than 1,600 other Y’s across the nation will host their annual Healthy Kids Day on Saturday, April 29. Healthy Kids Day, which is designed to encourage youngsters to stay active and to continue learning during the summer, will be a two-pronged event that includes a 5K walk, run and bike and numerous other activities. Children of all ages may participate in the 5K, which begins…
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…
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…
Cocaine seized near school
An Atmore man was arrested on numerous felony charges after city narcotics officers armed with a search warrant turned up illegal drugs inside his home, which is located across the street from a local elementary school, on Friday (April 14). Dante Maurice Haynes, 38, lives in the 500 block of Fourth Avenue, in a house that faces the back of A.C. Moore Elementary School’s campus. He was taken into custody…