Mayfest

Hugs
News Staff Report One of the new events at Mayfest was Destiny Worship Center’s Love Like Jesus. Church members and volunteers invited all to get a hug and give a hug as they introduced this new project to the community, Pastor Bernard Bishop and Felicia Bishop along with Jamel Moore were led blindfolded along the path of the other booths throughout Mayfest showing Christ’s love as well. Members were blindfolded…
Miss Mayfest crowned
By SHERRY DIGMON News Publisher In the comfort of Escambia County High School’s Hodnette Auditorium, 20 young ladies vied for four titles to represent Atmore as Miss Mayfest. The pageant was held Friday, May 3, just a day before Mayfest. Chamber Executive Director Emily Wilson announced that next year’s pageant will be held a week before Mayfest, not the day before. Also, last year’s pageant was held during Mayfest on…
Get a hug – Give a hug
By SHERRY DIGMON News Publisher While you’re at Mayfest Saturday, you may drop by the Destiny Worship Center tent. There you’ll see something unusual – blindfolded people with outstretched arms. Pastor Dr. Bernard and First Lady Felicia Bishop are bringing a new project to Mayfest – Love Like Jesus Loves. “This is an opportunity for us to show love to the community,” Felicia Bishop said. “We’ll have volunteers who will…
Miss Mayfest Pageant
New venue, new format this year By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Those who take part in this year’s Miss Mayfest Pageant, as well as those who come to watch, will find things a little different and a lot more comfortable than for last year’s debut pageant. Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Emily Wilson said this year’s showcase of feminine charm, poise and beauty (for girls between the…