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Coastal Connection provides exposure for local athletes
Everybody in the southwestern corner of Alabama knows there are some quality athletes in Atmore and the surrounding area, but that knowledge doesn’t seem to spread very far outside the area. The first Coastal Connection Media Day was designed to change that. “It was mostly about exposure,” said Escambia County High School’s Rico Jackson, who came up with the idea for the event. “A buddy of mine who played football…
EW Class of ‘67 holds reunion
The Ernest Ward High School Class of 1967 held their 50th reunion Saturday, August 5, at the Ruritan Building in Walnut Hill. Members of the class (and one teacher) are shown, from left, front, Terry Harms, Floyd Mooney, Sarah L. Figuried, Judi H. McElhaney, teacher John Padgett, Gloria B. Gilman, Linda G. Stabler, Barbara K. Loewen and John Loewen; middle, Gavin Killam, John Stacey, Marjorie G. Criswell, Jean Davis, Eddie…
Dietrich to speak in Brewton
Noted writer Sean Dietrich will be the guest speaker at the August 22 meeting of the Escambia County (Ala.) Historical Society. Dietrich is a columnist and novelist, known for his commentary on life in the American South. His work has appeared in Southern Living, Good Grit, The Tallahassee Democrat, South Magazine, Yellowhammer News, the Bitter Southerner, Thom Magazine, and The Mobile Press Register, and he has authored seven books. The…
ECMS holds meet and greet
Escambia County Middle School held a meet and greet Friday afternoon, August 4. Parents and students were invited to meet the teachers, bring school supplies and tour the school. Shown, Christina McClure, left, talks with one of the school counselors, Jawuan Osborne. Ms. McClure has two children attending the middle school for the first time, one in the fourth grade and one in the fifth.
Liberty Church to host missionaries to Mexico
Liberty Church in Atmore will host A.W. and Kathy Jones in a service and luncheon Wednesday August 16, at 10 a.m. The Joneses have been serving in Guadalajara, Mexico since March 2002. A.W. teaches in a school of supernatural ministry as well as traveling throughout Mexico doing revival meetings, pastor and youth conferences, nights of miracles and healing schools / schools of the Spirit. They help with medical clinics, children’s…