Christmas events

Candyland Christmas Party
More than 100 children, adults enjoy free food, fun, toys By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer While free food and entertainment for everyone and free toys for the youngsters were the top attractions for many attendees, the woman who organized the 12th annual Candyland Christmas Party said the event’s success provided proof of the real reason for the Christmas season. “It was marvelous in His sight; to God be the…
‘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.
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…
Elizabeth Mitchelle wins pageant
Special to Atmore News Elizabeth Mitchelle of Atmore was crowned the overall queen in the Sunburst Miss Merry Christmas pageant at Santa Rosa Mall Saturday, December 1. She will participate in semi-finals in Orlando Memorial Day weekend. If successful there, Elizabeth will advance to finals in Atlanta in August. Judging is based on beauty and personality. Contestants compete for the opportunity to win $10,000, $5,000, $2,000, $1,000, $500 savings bonds…
Christmas events planned
News Staff Report If you’ve been downtown, you know Christmas events must be near at hand. Windows are decorated. Reindeer are suspended across Main Street. And lights are running along the tops of buildings. Thursday evening, the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce will host Jingle Bell Walk, a time to visit numerous local merchants who are staying open later than usual. Also, that evening, the winner of the window decoration…