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WGYJ-LP, The Light
At 1 p.m. today (January 26), turn your radio to 93.5 FM and you’ll hear the first transmission of a new radio station in Atmore – WGYJ-LP, The Light. The station is a ministry of Gospel Light Church on the corner of Trammell and Howard, Pastor Martin Gehman. Much of the Gehman family will be directly involved in the ministry which is going forward due to the vision of Dale…
Show your support – Monument bricks available
If you’d like to show your support for a loved one in the military or for our Armed Services in general, you have an opportunity to do so – but the deadline is fast approaching. If you’ve visited the Atmore Veteran Memorial in front of city hall, you’ve seen brick honoring the military and the businesses which have supported the monument. VFW Post 7016 and American Legion Post 90 have…
Sonic coming!
If Atmore’s mayor and city council members went home hungry after Monday’s meeting (January 23), there’s a good reason. The city’s governing body spent less than five minutes, including the invocation and Pledge of Allegiance, on a two-item agenda, with both items involving food. First, the council voted unanimously (4-0) to authorize Mayor Jim Staff to “execute and deliver” a warranty deed to SDI Investments LLC, as assignee of Alabama…
ECMS shines at BOE meeting
The Escambia County Board of Education met Thursday, January 19, at Escambia County Middle School. Although the board was honored as part of School Board Recognition Month, it was the ECMS Enrichment students who stole the show. They gave a presentation on Stealing Freedom, a book they read in class. But it was so much more than a book report. They displayed life-size characters they created as well as quilt…