GECA to present ‘Annie’ – 8 shows scheduled
The Greater Escambia Council for the Arts began work in May on the big summer show coming up the last of July and the first of August. “Annie” is a huge show with 98 roles. Show dates are July 27 through 30 and August 3 through 6. Tickets are not yet available. Just to whet your appetite, here’s a list of the folks in the show. Some will fill multiple…
Local Verizon store not closing
Verizon Communications admits that it will soon cease to operate its Verizon Wireless store in Atmore, but a company spokesperson said that rumors of the local store’s closing are more than a little off-base. Jeannine Brew, an external communications spokesperson with Verizon Communications, said the company would in late July divest itself of several small stores, including Atmore’s, as part of an announced reorganization plan that is designed to pave…
Davis named among top real estate professionals
Patty Helton Davis of PHD Realty was named one of America’s top real estate professionals by REAL Trends, as advertised in The Wall Street Journal. She is now a member of the “The Thousand Top Real Estate Professionals,” a prestigious national awards ranking sponsored annually by REAL Trends and advertised in The Wall Street Journal. Davis is now ranked in the top one-half of 1 percent of the more than…
The story of one American flag
By BONNIE BARTEL LATINO Below is a story told by America’s most recently departed Medal of Honor recipient, Lt. Col. Leo K. Thorsness, USAF, (Retired), who died on May 2 of this year at age 85. More about Colonel Thorsness, can be found online at http://www.military.com/daily-news/2017/05/03/medal-honor-recipient-leo-k-thorsness-dies-age-85.html. In early May, an Air Force friend of Tom’s and mine shared on Facebook the below story that Lt Col Thorsness had written before…
Market in the Park
If you heard rain early Saturday morning, June 24, you may have thought Market in the Park would be a washout. But you would have been wrong. Gardeners and vendors turned out with loads of fresh produce and vegetables, canned goods and green plants. The market was not quite as spread out as it is sometimes. They set up shop around the center part of the park, away from the…