Children helping children at Perdido School
By GERRI MCDONALD Special to Atmore News On Thursday October 5, a check for $1,000 was presented to Perdido Elementary / Middle School to be used through the school library for promoting a love of reading among all Perdido School students. This is the second consecutive year for such a generous gift from Guy’s Chapel United Methodist Church. Children made contributions all week long during the 2017 VBS event for this service…
City Hope Church partners with Perdido School
By GERRI MCDONALD Special to Atmore News City of Hope Church of Bay Minette recently partnered with Perdido School and donated snacks and drinks for those students who may not have brought one or were unable to purchase one. Several members of Hope Church – Charnita Kennedy, Tina Morris and D’natia Kennedy – delivered the items to Mrs. Traci Brannon, Perdido School’s guidance counselor. Mrs. Brannon enlisted her group of Peer…
Gaines Chapel hosts annual conference
A local congregation was host to their denomination’s annual conference last week. Gaines Chapel AME Church Pastor Rev. Amos Smith and Hospitality Director Melinda Robinson anticipated as many as 400 attendees for the Ninth Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church’s 8th Session of the Southwest Alabama Annual Conference Monday, October 9, through Saturday, October 14. Bishop Harry L. Seaworth is Presiding Prelate, Ninth District. Some assemblies were held…
Homecoming, revival set at Mt. Olive
The pastor and congregation of Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church invite all to join them in homecoming and revival services next week. Homecoming is set for Sunday, October 22, 3 p.m., with the message by Pastor Michael Arnold of Peace and Goodwill Missionary Baptist Church, Brewton. The revival guest speaker is the Rev. Dr. Timothy Woods, Pastor of Hopewell Baptist Church, Birmingham. Revival services will be held Monday through Wednesday,…
Northview loses homecoming to Catholic
By LEXXI BAGGETT News Sports Writer Northview’s homecoming week is always something to write about! Hallways are decorated. Tee pees line the halls. Flags are flying inside the school. It’s just a prideful time, regardless of the school’s actual win/loss record. The homecoming dance itself had to be rescheduled, since Hurricane Nate decided to visit as well. This year, the dance will be held in November, but all of this…