Ribbon cutting
The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Monlavie’s Couture, Wednesday, November 25. Chamber board members, friends and family joined the owners for the occasion. Shown are, from left, front, Carla Gray, Shinora Redmond (who opened the ceremony with prayer), Tiffany McReynolds, Mechelle Forney, Roslanda Henderson, Veronica Dickerson, Jordyn Webster, Jerome Webster Sr., Yolanda Webster, Kandice Lewis, Makayla Jones, Makenzie Jones, Stephanie Barnes, Erin Hankins, Kenneth McPherson,…
AISA selects 5 EA players for all-star football game
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Escambia Academy will be represented by five players during the 2020 Alabama Independent School Association All-Star Football Game that will be played at 6:30 p.m. this Friday, December 4. Four EA senior wide receivers — Daughtry McGhee, Randal Bonds, Sam Fields, Tyler Ray-Cloud — and offensive lineman Troy Fountain were chosen to participate for the West squad in this year’s contest. According to EA head…
Atmore Christian’s Rams off to 4-0 start
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Basketball season is well underway at Atmore Christian School, and the Rams have been dominating in posting a 4-0 start. ACS kicked off the 2020 basketball season November 17 with a 45-42 victory over Calvary Christian Academy. Since then, the scores have not been nearly as close. Following the season opener, the Rams defeated Temple Christian, 66-47, then swept a November 20 double-header with wins…
Snakes, snails, puppy dog tails, and pink?
Ben Smith I’ll never forget finding out for the first time that I was going to be a father. My wife, Amy, cried a little, but I was through the roof with excitement. She eventually came around, by the way. I immediately had all of these glorious plans for what our little one could be. I had plans of hunting, fishing, and sports with dad, because I just knew that…
A timely victory for the right to freely exercise our faith
Bradley Bryne U.S. Congressman On the Wednesday night before Thanksgiving, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling which is a very positive signal for the rights of people of faith to freely exercise that faith. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo had issued a “Cluster Initiative” which used color coded restrictions on large gatherings in certain parts of New York City. These restrictions were challenged in court by the Catholic Diocese…