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ECHS homecoming parade OK’d for Friday

News Staff Writer

Atmore City Council members unanimously approved the only item on their Monday, September 24, meeting agenda, giving the green light to a request from Escambia County High School to hold its homecoming parade this Friday, September 28.
Tiffany Oliver, a teacher at the school, told the council that ECHS would like to hold the parade at the same time (2 p.m.) as last year, and to follow the same route.
According to the application for a parade permit, the parade will include 25 vehicles and floats, as well as three bands or groups.
Participants and their rides will assemble at the Atmore Area YMCA soccer fields.
The homecoming parade will travel down East Craig Street to Main Street, turn left and proceed on South Main to Lindberg Avenue, then down Buck Powell Drive to the ECHS parking lot.
Cheerleaders and others will toss candy and other goodies to children and adults along the route of the parade, which is expected to last about an hour.
There being no other business, the meeting — which lasted just over two minutes, from prayer to final gavel — was adjourned.