Williams Station Day

Williams Station Day
Chilly winds early, but otherwise ‘perfect’ day for festival  By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Attendance at the Williams Station Day celebration, held last Saturday, October 27, along Pensacola Avenue didn’t set any attendance records. But, with the competition it faced from other area events, the fact that it almost did has organizers declaring the six-hour festival a huge success. “I’m not sure, but I’ve heard estimates that we had…
Sanford Shirk returns for WSD
Gospel Light hosting book signing Sunday morning Special to Atmore News Sanford A. Shirk, a native of Atmore, will return to his hometown this weekend to participate in Williams Station Day on Saturday, and will be guest speaker at Gospel Light Church this Sunday morning, Oct. 28, at 10:30. Shirk moved with his family at an early age and ended up in Stuart, Florida, where he became a deputy with…
It’s time for WSD
By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer Williams Station Day, Atmore’s heritage festival, will be held this Saturday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Chamber Executive Director Emily Wilson says the day will have something for everyone – juried art, non-juried art, kids’ activities, entertainment, great food, and much more. The only thing that some folks will miss is the 5K run which was to be replaced with an…
Williams Station Day … Brrrrrrr (With photo gallery added)
It’s the same Saturday every year. The date is set. The weather is not. So, we take what comes when Atmore becomes Williams Station for the fourth Saturday every October. This year we had rain and cold and wind – not the best scenario for Williams Station Day, but a celebration of our heritage nonetheless. Opening ceremonies were held in a light rain with temps in the 40s. The rain…