Atmore News

‘Beverly Hillbillies’ coming to GECA
The Greater Escambia Council for the Arts’ production of “The Beverly Hillbillies” opens next week for an eight-day run: Thursday through Saturday, June 17-19 and June 24-26, 7 p.m.; Sunday, June 20 and June 27, 2 p.m. Shown are the Clampetts – Hanna Lilly as Elly Mae; Dietrich Bondurant as Jed Clampett; Sharon Poulsen as Granny; and Andrew Barrow as Jethro. To make reservations, call Atmore News, 368-6397. You may…
Obituaries, week of June 13, 2021
Jaidan August Peters Master Jaidan August Peters, age 4, of Walnut Hill, Fla., passed away Saturday, June 5, 2021 in Pensacola, Fla. He was born in Pensacola to Levi and Samantha Macks Peters. Jaidan is dearly loved by his parents, siblings, and all his family and friends. Jaidan made friends effortlessly and was a joy to be around; he always had a smile on his face. Jaidan enjoyed drawing, singing, and…
At the petting zoo
The Atmore Public Library summer reading program kicked off Friday, June 4, with a petting zoo on the library grounds. It appears Colenna Garcia made a new friend as she visited different animals. Since this was the first session of this year’s summer reading program, library staff members were not sure what to expect after COVID isolation. They were pleased that 75 children and 25 adults attended. This Friday at…
Auditions set ‘The Sound of Music’ at GECA
The Greater Escambia Center for the Arts will hold auditions for “The Sound of Music” at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 12.There will be roles for children 5 and up through senior adults. Each person wishing to audition must come prepared to sing 16 bars of a song, their choice, accompanied. No unaccompanied auditions allowed. You may use a track or bring sheet music for GECA’s live accompanist to play…
Business receives first Main Street Atmore Facade Grant
At the presentation, from left, Niki Bryan, Sara Smith, Dale Ash Main Street Atmore Executive Director Niki Bryan has presented the first Main Street Atmore Façade Grant to Sara Smith, owner of Hawt Mess, located in the old Radio Shak building. The funds were applied to the new sign on the building.Joining Bryan for the presentation Friday, June 4, was Main Street Atmore board member Dale Ash.The Façade Incentive Program…