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News in Brief

By Staff
Music, art festival concludes today
The Greater Good Music, Art and Children's Festival will conclude today in McDavid, Fla. Tickets on sale now.
Rain or shine, the event will include musical entertainment, children's area and a vendor/art market area. Onsite tent camping available (no RVs).
Volunteer in exchange for a festival pass! www.greatergoodmusicandart.com
Atmore Apostolic serving lunch today
Atmore Apostolic Church will serve lunch today beginning around 11:30 a.m.
The menu will consist of ham, potato salad, English peas, candied yams, roll, cake, and iced tea. Meals will be $6 for adults and $3 for children, 10 and under. Meals can be enjoyed in the church dining hall or taken out.
BP food drive slated to begin Monday
Atmore BP will be collecting canned goods and non-perishable food items for local families who may need a little extra help this holiday season.
Bring your donations by the station between Oct. 16 and Nov. 17. Records will be kept and the person who has brought the most donations will receive a $25 gift card for "free" gas.
If you know someone who needs assistance see Kristi and let her know. Boxes will be distributed the week of Nov. 20.
A little goes a long way.
ACH jewelry sale begins Thursday
The Atmore Community Hospital Auxiliary will hold a jewelry sale Oct. 19-20 from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. each day at the Atmore Community Hospital.
Get anything for $5 and cash, checks or credit cards are accepted.
ECHS SGA to host alumni tea Friday
The Escambia County High School Student Government Association is hosting a tea for alumni who graduated in years ending in six.
The event will be held in the ECHS library at 10 a.m. on Oct. 20.
Easter Seals host reading sessions
Goodwill Easter Seals will host Family Fun with Reading at Rachel Patterson Elementary School in October and November.
There will be four sessions including Oct. 17 and 24 and Nov. 6 and 16. Classes will be from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.
During the sessions there will be arts and crafts and ideas for reading at home. Refreshments will be served.
For more information call Magaline Marshall at 368-0305 or Linda Stallworth at 359-8162 or 368-9246.