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Auditions set for radio drama
The Greater Escambia Council for the Arts will simulate a 1940s radio studio, reading from the script, producing their own sound effects. You don’t have to memorize lines and it’s only a two-week commitment. Auditions will be Thursday, April 27 at 7 p.m. Rehearsals will be Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays for the following two weeks. Show dates are Friday and Saturday, May 12 and 13.
PCI offering hazardous waste collection
Don’t know what to do with that old television? Or electronic device? Or paint cans? Load it up and take it to the Poarch Creek Fire Station #1, 5811 Jack Springs Road this Saturday, April 22, from 8 a.m. until noon. The Poarch Creek Indians Environmental Department is sponsoring a household hazardous waste collection day, and it’s a good time to discard items that other recycling efforts will not accept.…
Controlled burn spreads, destroys unoccupied house
Firefighters from Atmore and Poarch remained at 12:45 p.m. Friday (April14) at the scene of a fire that destroyed an unoccupied house at 65 Martin Luther King Drive. Atmore police have one end of the busy street blocked off, while an Atmore Ambulance Service crew is parked across the other end. Traffic is being diverted around both ends of the fire. According to preliminary reports, several individuals were dismantling the…
Talking business over lunch
Wade Cox, at right, owner of West Side Salvage and Recycling, held a cook-out Thursday, April 6, for a number of friends (including Mayor Jim Staff, Poarch Creek Tribal Councilman Eddie Tullis, Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Mike Lambert, and several others). Among the invited guests was Brock Norris, at left, with Ecovery LLC in Loxley. Cox said he hopes to engage Ecovery in Atmore to help with recovery and recycling…