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Rotary Club honors excellence
It’s one thing for a keynote speaker to tell an audience “It doesn’t matter where you’re from” and “You can be whatever you want to be” and “Ask God for guidance.” It’s one thing when the speaker says that – it’s another thing when the speaker is living proof of her words. Alabama Supreme Court Justice Lyn Lufkin Stuart was the keynote speaker at Thursday evening’s Atmore Rotary Club Academic…
Child dies from injuries
A four-year-old child passed away last week as a result of injuries sustained in a two-car collision two weeks ago. Jay’Ceon Jermain Howard, 4, died Tuesday, May 2, four days after the accident that claimed the lives of two Atmore residents Friday night, April 28, on Jack Springs Road. Christopher Henry Lowe, 37, and 22-year-old Shalonda “Angie” Trenee Rudolph were both pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which…
Chief Justice delivers emotional address during Law Day
Seniors from three local schools not only got a first-hand Law Day lesson on how the judicial system works, but also became the second group to be addressed by the recently appointed Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, who delivered an inspirational and emotional message. Twelve high schoolers from Escambia County High School, Escambia Academy and Atmore Christian School served on a jury that eventually convicted an East Brewton…
GECA presenting radio drama
The Greater Escambia Council for the Arts (GECA) is presenting a radio drama Friday and Saturday, May 12 and 13, 7 p.m., each night. These are actually two shows – a Philip Marlowe detective show called Red Wind and one from Inner Sanctum Mysteries called The Voice on the Wire. Cast members for Red Wind are Douglas Coburn, Sharon Poulsen, Wanetta McGinty, Gretchen McPherson, Todd Smith, Zack Smith, Dietrich Bondurant,…
NALC food drive is Saturday
This Saturday, May 13, local postal letter carriers will join others in more than 10,000 cities and towns across America picking up bags of food to benefit their local communities. The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Stamp Out Hunger National Food Drive is the largest one-day food drive in the nation. This is the 25th year for the drive which has delivered more than one billion pounds of food…