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PCI Pow Wow
Great dancing, great weather and great food made for an outstanding Poarch Creek Indian Pow Wow Thursday and Friday, November 23 and 24. Thousands chose to spend Thanksgiving and the day after at the 47th Annual Pow Wow which offered entertainment and activities for the entire family. This year’s event featured 310 registered dancers. The gate count for Thursday was 9,221, and for Friday was 8,016.        …
Capital murder arrests – Three charged in August shooting
Two men — one already behind bars on a murder charge, the other in jail on burglary charges — and a juvenile have been charged in the violent August home invasion that resulted in the death of 56-year-old Robert Kennedy. Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks announced last week that APD investigators had signed capital murder warrants against the adults and filed a juvenile petition against the teenager in the August…
BOE votes pay raise – Grissett, Jackson re-elected to top spots
The Escambia County (Ala.) Board of Education voted Thursday, November 16, to raise their monthly pay from $600 to $800. The recommendation was made by Board Chairman W. J. Grissett as he read remarks seeking re-election to that position: “that the Board approve a one step raise for Local Board members for an additional amount of $200 dollars per month to become effective when the next new or returning Board…
Obituaries for the week of November 22, 2017
Glenda Rebecca Hall Holloway Mrs. Glenda Rebecca Hall Holloway, age 56, of Odessa, Texas, passed away Friday, November 10, 2017 in Odessa. She was born in Atmore, Ala. to the late Marshall and Doris Barrington Hall. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Lanell Cook, Shirley Baylor-Rushing and a brother Charles Rodney Hall. Mrs. Holloway is survived by her husband, James Holloway of Odessa; son, Thomas Joseph…
EA wins state!
By PAOLO GORME News Staff Writer For the second time in school history, the Escambia Academy football team brought home a state championship trophy to Canoe, winning the game 30-20. Last Friday’s game, November 17, in Troy University’s Veterans Memorial Stadium, was only the fourth time EA has played a state championship game and they have all been under Head Coach Hugh Fountain. The Cougars put on a spectacular show…