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Habitat demo day is Saturday
Escambia County Habitat for Humanity will hold what they hope will be their final demolition day for the East Craig Street home renovation. The demolition was partially completed last month with the help of APSO (Alabama Power Service Organization) volunteers. “We are very happy with the work already done,” said Lisa Tindell, executive director for ECHFH. “However, we still have a long way to go to be ready for the…
3 bluegrass concerts coming up
Enjoy gospel bluegrass? You have three opportunities coming up to hear Alan Sibley and The Magnolia Ramblers. The group will be in concert Saturday, September 16, 6 p.m., at Dry Springs Community Church in Dry Springs, Fla. The next morning, Sunday, September 17, at 11 a.m., they will pick and sing at Poarch Baptist Church in Poarch. Sunday evening, September 17, at 6 p.m., the group will be at Pine…
Allegiance Trio coming to Monroeville
New Home Baptist Church near Monroeville will host Allegiance Trio in concert Thursday, September 21, at 7 p.m. Allegiance Trio is a Christian music group from Nashville, with roots deep in the church. This band of vocalists include Jake Sammons, singer, songwriter, and guitarist; Kasey Kemp, singer, ordained minister, pianist and trumpeter; and Corey Lackey, singer, bassist, and youngest member of the group. Allegiance Trio is performing at New Home just…
Join the Arbor Day Foundation in September – Receive 10 free trees
Everyone who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in September will receive 10 free trees as part of the Foundation’s Trees for America program. Through Trees for America, everyone is encouraged to plant trees, which benefit the environment and improves quality of life. With nearly 1 million members and supporters, the Arbor Day Foundation is the nation’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to planting trees. Everyone joining this month will receive one…
ECMS ELA class in book study
Nicaria Andry’s eighth grade English Language Arts (ELA) class at Escambia County Middle School is participating in an independent book study for the next five weeks. The students are reading Where the Lilies Bloom by Vera and Bill Cleaver. Summary of Where the Lilies Bloom: Mary Call has promised her dying father to keep her brother and sisters together forever on the mountain, and never to take any help from strangers.…