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Easter events set
Easter in the Park The Chamber of Commerce 9th Annual Easter in the Park will be held Saturday, April 15, in Heritage Park on the corner of Main and Craig streets. The Easter Bunny will arrive at 9:30 am. and the fun continues until 11:30 a.m. There will be plenty of activities for the kids, including Easter arts and crafts and Easter games. They can take a ride on the…
Consolidation meeting held
If a message came from the proposed consolidation meeting Thursday evening, April 6, it was that no decision has been made. That was the message Escambia County School Superintendent John Knott repeated several times as he addressed the 45 or so people at the meeting. The proposal calls for the closing of A.C. Moore Elementary School with the two pre-k classes and the third grade moving to Rachel Patterson Elementary…
Staff named to Hall of Fame
Five area residents will be inducted into the Atmore Area Hall of Fame later this month. Billy Conn Madison, chairman of the Hall of Fame Committee, released the names of this year’s inductees: William America, Earl Etheridge, Dr. William T. Hall, Howard Shell, and 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.…
City council honors local volunteers
The Atmore City Council gave official recognition Monday (April 10) to a group of people who don’t actively seek recognition. The council, sitting one member short due to the death of District 2 representative Jerome Webster’s mother-in-law, formally and belatedly approved a proclamation designating April 4 as National Service Recognition Day in honor of those who volunteer their services to better the quality of life for their neighbors. (The proclamation…
Woman’s car hits trees, overturns
A Frisco City woman had to be cut out of her vehicle after her car ran off a rural road and struck two trees before overturning early Saturday, April 8. According to the preliminary report filed by Alabama State Troopers, the mishap took place around 5:55 a.m., as Shelia Stinson House, 54, was southbound on Butler Street, on her way to work at Wind Creek Casino & Hotel. Troopers reported…