News in Brief
Published 4:28 am Wednesday, June 21, 2006
Atmore remains under "no burn"
Atmore Fire &Rescue chief Gerry McGhee has issued a no burn ordinance for those within the city limits until further notice.
McGhee said the main factor in issuing the ordinance was because the city hasn't had any substantial rain in several weeks.
"It's going to be real dry, we're trying to be on the safe side," McGhee said. "We don't want anybody to lose any property"
BOE slated to meet at 4:30 tomorrow
The next regular school board meeting is scheduled for Thursday, June 22 at 4:30 p.m. at the Brewton Central Office.
Baysprings to hold gospel singing
Baysprings Full Gospel Church in Walnut Hill, Fla., will be hosting McPherson Bluegrass Gospel Group on Saturday, June 24 at 6 p.m.
All local singers are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served after the singing.
For more information call 850-324-3989.
Bryant Chapel to hold revival
Bryant Chapel will host a revival June 26 at 7 p.m. Rev. Bobby Carnley will be the evangelist.
For more information call 251-577-6616.
Commission slated to meet June 26
The Escambia County Commission will conduct an adjourned regular session on Monday, June 26, 2006 at 9 a.m. in the County Commission Chambers, Room 201 at the Escambia County Courthouse.
Northview offers summer reading
Any student wishing to get extra credit in an English class at the beginning of the 2006-2007 school year, can stop by the guidance department or administrative department for a list of AR books by FCAT Reading level. The test will be taken upon the student's return to school. If a parent or student has any questions, please call 327-6681 ext. 222 or ext. 225.
New Home Church host gospel singing
"The Workmen Quartet" along with "Grateful Heart" will be in concert at the New Home Church near Monroeville on Friday, June 30 at 7 p.m.
There is no admission charge but a love offering will be taken.
New Home Church is located between Repton and Monroeville just north of U.S. Highway 84.
For information call Rev. Kenneth Johnson at 575-2524.
Popcorn theology at Trinity June 22
Trinity Episcopal will be having "Popcorn Theology" featuring "Changing Lanes" with stars Ben Affleck and Samuel L. Jackson.
This rare treat is a tough, gritty, thoughtful tale of anger, revenge and morality.
Enjoy food, fun and theological reflection on Thursday, June 22 at the Merkel House..
Plant and Seed swap August 12
A plant and seed swap event will be held Aug. 12 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Davisville Community Center. Call 327-4280 for more information.
Christian Care needs food items
Atmore Area Christian Care gave food to 67 people last week. They are short on the following food items: Self Rising flour, Self Rising meal, chicken and dumplings and cooking oil.
"Fiesta" VBS going on at FBC
First Baptist Church of Atmore will be having Vacation Bible School from June 19-June 23 from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m.
MCC VBS slated for this week
McCullough Christian Center will be having "The Incredible Race" Vacation Bible School June 19-23 from 6 to 9 p.m. for ages 3 years old to sixth grade.
Call Tammy at 577-6561 to register.
Tax help for elderly June 28
Escambia County RSVP will have volunteers available to provide free assistance to those who have not completed their tax returns, are filing extensions, received a rejection, or need to file taxes from 2003 and 2004.
Services will be provided Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Starting Wednesday, June 28, 2006 and going until Tuesday, August 15, 2006.
In the Commission Board Room of the Brewton Courthouse.
Assistance will be given by appointments only. Call
251-867-0255 or 0256
Mark Trammell Trio to perform July 1
Calvary Baptist Church on Jack Springs Road will host the Mark Trammell Trio on Saturday, July 1 at 6 p.m. A love offering will be taken.
Calvary Baptist host special speaker
Mike Davis, Pastor of Pine Forest Estates Baptist Church, will be preaching on the Revelation at Calvary Baptist Church on Jack Springs Road July 17 through July 21 at 7 p.m. each evening.
Ala. Independent Baptist meet July 18
The Alabama Independent Baptist Fellowship will meet at Calvary Baptist Church on Jack Springs Road Tuesday, July 18 at 9:30 a.m. until noon for fellowship and preaching.
American Heart classes at Kelley's
Kelley's Ambulance Service will be offering the following American Heart classes for July.
The class is approximately six hours and cost $25.
The class is approximately four hours and cost $15.
We offer all American Heart classes including renewal courses. Classes are held in our large, comfortable classroom at our station located at 212 N. Main Steet. You must register prior to the class.
Call 251-368-5915 to sign up.
Sponsors needed for Taste of the South
The third annual Taste of the South has been scheduled for Aug. 12, 2006 in Heritage Park.
The event is sponsored by the Leadership Atmore Class of 2004.
The Taste of the South is a great opportunity to bring together various vendors from Atmore and surrounding communities to enjoy the cultural cuisines that our great city and individual community members have to offer.
This event offers everyone the opportunity to taste great food, listen to great music, visit with neighbors, and enjoy a host of other activities.
All money raised will go back to the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce to assist them in promoting the city of Atmore.
For Taste of the South to be successful as in years past, sponsors are needed. Each sponsor will be recognized at the event.
Businesses or individuals who are interested in sponsoring this great event can make checks payable to the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce/Leadership Atmore and mail it to 501 South Pensacola Avenue, Atmore, Ala. 36502.
Food Network to show Butt Burners
The Wild Bunch Butt Burners will appear in a special program filmed in Atmore and Mobile on the Food Network beginning July 1 at 8 p.m.
The other dates are:
Bonner staffer to visit Atmore June 28
A staff member from the office of U.S. Representative Jo Bonner (R-AL) will be making a stop in Atmore Wednesday, June 28.The representative will be available at Atmore City Hall between 11:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.