Solar Eclipse

Eclipse postage stamps available
On August 21, 2017, tens of millions of people in the United States will have an opportunity to view a total eclipse of the sun. A total solar eclipse was last seen on the U.S. mainland in 1979, but only in the Northwest. The eclipse this summer will sweep a narrow path across the entire country – the first time this has happened since 1918. The U.S. Postal Service® anticipates…
Eclipse on the horizon
A total eclipse will occur on August 21, casting a shadow across the country for the first time since 1918. For sure, it will be something to see, but don’t look at it – at least not with the naked eye, or even with sunglasses. Atmore resident and amateur astronomer Schuyler Allen is preparing to view the eclipse and to help others do so without damaging their eyes. On that…