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GECA rehearsal under way
The Greater Escambia Council for the Arts’ production of “Annie” is set for July 27-30 and August 3-6. Shown at a recent rehearsal, the “orphans” run through “You’re Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile,” one of their dance numbers. The orphans are, from left, first row, Aleah Livingston, Presley Johnson, Emma Mast; second row, Nevaeh Cox, Montana Carnley; third row, Sydney Mast, Summer Bondurant, Leah Miller; fourth row, Isabella Sanders,…
Deadline approaching in Patriotic Art Poster Contest
The deadline is less than two weeks away in the Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary to Post 7016 Summer Patriotic Art Poster Contest. Children ages 4-15 have the opportunity to compete for prize money in four age categories: 4-6, 7-9, 10-12, and 13-15. The winner in each age group will receive $25. This poster contest is a local follow-up to the National VFW Auxiliary’s Young American Creative Patriotic Art Scholarship Contest…
Absentee voting for US Senate special election
The following information was provided by John Robert Fountain, Escambia County Circuit Clerk. Any qualified elector may vote an absentee ballot by mail or in person at the absentee election manager’s office, if he or she makes an application in writing not less than five days prior to the election and meets one of the following requirements: The person will be out of the county or the state on Election…
YMCA to host Living Well Alabama program again
Atmore Area YMCA, working again in conjunction with the Area Agency on Aging, will host the highly acclaimed Living Well Alabama class in August. The six-week program, which is free to those who attend, is designed to help individuals with chronic health conditions who want to practice healthier lifestyle choices and learn what tools can be used to help manage their symptoms. It is especially recommended for those with diabetes,…
Join the Arbor Day Foundation in July – Help national forests
Forests across America are a prized natural resource, and anyone can help plant trees in these vital areas by joining the Arbor Day Foundation this month. Through the Replanting Our National Forests campaign, the Arbor Day Foundation will honor each new member who joins in July by planting 10 trees in forests that have been devastated by wildfires, insects, and disease. The cost for joining the Arbor Day Foundation is…