HBC celebrating new addition
The congregation of Huxford Baptist Church invites all to their open house for the new Fellowship Hall Sunday, May 7, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. On May 20, 2016, a storm damaged the fellowship hall / educational building. After much prayer and consideration, the congregation voted to build anew. They invite everyone to join them as they celebrate God’s blessings. Huxford Baptist Church is located at 6520 McCullough Road. News…
ACS students purchase farm animals for African village
Students in Elizabeth Brown’s third- and fourth-grade class at Atmore Christian School have been learning about sentence structure, mathematical functions, fractions and other common facets of upper-elementary education. They’ve also been learning a few things that aren’t in any standard textbook. The students have over the past six months raised enough money to buy chickens, a goat and an ox for the residents of an African village. Those animals are…
Forum focuses on youth, community
The Community Foundation of South Alabama in collaboration with the David Mathews Center for Civic Life conducted a community forum regarding the future the community Wednesday, April 26. The forum was entitled, “Charting Our Course: Our Community, Our Children, Our Future.” The forum series is focused on the future of southwest Alabama’s young people, and includes forums in Washington, Baldwin, Choctaw, Clarke, Conecuh, Escambia, Mobile, and Monroe counties. The purpose…
GECA presenting radio drama
The Greater Escambia Council for the Arts (GECA) is presenting a radio drama Friday and Saturday, May 12 and 13, 7 p.m., each night. These are actually two shows – a Philip Marlowe detective show called Red Wind and one from Inner Sanctum Mysteries called The Voice on the Wire. If you’ve never seen a Foley team (sound effects) in action, you’ll enjoy that as well as the dramas. The…