‘Tis the season
Several members of Christian Family Fellowship Ministries delivered gifts to residents at Atmore Nursing Center Monday, Dec. 17. Gift included fleece throws with residents’ names embroidered on them. Shown at ANC are, from left, Mrs. Rosie Holmes, Mrs. Mildred McNeal, Mrs. Gwen Frye, and Mrs. Rosie Davis. Evangelist Gwen Frye is the president and founder of Christian Family Fellowship Ministries.
County Young Farmers receive award
During the Alabama Farmers Federation’s 97th annual meeting in Montgomery Dec. 3, Escambia County Young Farmers received the County Activity of Excellence Award for raising $3,500 for Pilots of Christ in 2018. Shown accepting the award is Escambia County Young Farmers Chairman Spencer Williamson, left. The award was presented by 2018 State Young Farmers Committee Chairman Ben Maples, right. Additionally, Williamson was re-elected to a second two-year term on the…
Santa’s helpers
Shown are the gifts that were presented last week to the six children who will benefit from this year’s Tedder Auto Repair Christmas for Kids program, including new bicycles for the older ones and a wagon for the youngest. The presents, including a gift card for each child, were purchased with proceeds from a car show, a bake sale and the raffling of saw blades painted in Alabama and Auburn…
Candlelight memorial
For many area residents, the Candlelight Memorial Service at Johnson Quimby Funeral Home has become a tradition during December as candles are lit in memory of loved ones who have passed away. Some years, the weather dampers attendance, but this year, the weather was good and folks come by to remember and to share with others over a cup of coffee and homemade cookies. Shown are the staffs of Johnson…
Giving back to the community
News Staff Report In September, the Escambia County Training School held their 17th annual reunion. The Eagles gathered at Power Pentecostal Holiness Church, pastor Apostle Bruce Armstrong. A fund raiser was held and a portion of the proceeds was used last week to buy goody bags for Atmore Nursing Center residents. Delivering bags were Barbara Poole Harris (class of 1967), Sarah Stots Flavors (class of 1967), Annie Leslie Poole (class…