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Obituaries, week of May 29, 2024
Dennis Wayne Sheets Mr. Dennis Wayne Sheets, age 63, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2024 in Mobile, Ala.  He was born in Pensacola, Fla. and later in life moved to Charleston, S.C. He has resided in Frisco City, Ala. the past nine years. He was a proud member of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. He was a sheetrock finisher for many years. He enjoyed playing video games. His favorite…
Obituaries, week of May 22, 2024
Duffie Newton Wells Mrs. Duffie Newton Wells, age 94, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2024 in Century, Fla. She was a native of Byrneville, Fla. and life-long resident of Century. She was a faithful member of Bethel Temple Holiness Church. She was passionate about cooking, sewing, arts and crafts. She greatly enjoyed gardening, canning vegetables and gospel music. She was always looking for a good recipe to try out. She…
National Day of Prayer
Worshipping as Dietrich Bondurant ends the program with a trumpet solo, “How Great Thou Art.” Bobby and Amyrillis Davis read their assigned Scriptures The Elegant Ladies of Essence served as ushers and participated in Bible reading. By SHERRY DIGMONNews Publisher They file in the doors with Bibles in hand, or phones, or iPads – however they read their Scriptures. They are expectant – a time of reverence, a time of…
Stabbing update
Police to charge one combatant in Tractor Supply knife fight By DON FLETCHERNews Staff Writer Although they haven’t released the name of the individual, Atmore police announced last week that one person will be charged with felony assault in connection with the April 23 knife fight at Tractor Supply.Both combatants have undergone several surgical procedures but reportedly are on the road to recovery. The two, both blood-covered and critically wounded,…
Torrence inducted
Torrence By DON FLETCHERNews Staff Writer The legacy left by local coaching legend Cornell “C.T.” Torrence continues to grow.Torrence, who passed away in 2023 at the age of 91, was posthumously inducted into the Alabama High School Association’s Alabama Sports Hall of Fame during a Monday, March 18 ceremony at Montgomery’s Renaissance Hotel and Spa Convention Center.Coach Torrence, whose Escambia County Training School (ECTS) and Escambia County High School (ECHS)…