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News in Brief

By Staff
AOH celebrates 77 years today
The Harris Street AOH Church will be celebrating their Church's 77th anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2006. The celebration will start Wednesday night, Nov. 1, 2006 at 7:30 and will climax on Sunday evening at 3p.m. The guest speaker will be Elder Leo Fox and Pastor Overseer Quillas Mitchell.
Council on Aging offering flu shots
The Escambia County Council on Aging will offer flu shots at the Flomaton Lions Club Community Center on Nov. 8, 2006 from 8 a.m. until noon. This service is offered to residents of Escambia County Alabama. Charges are as follows: Medicare A &B: Free
HMO- Medicaid: Pay $25 and be reimbursed when you file. All others: $25
Christ Temple revival concludes
The Christ Temple Evangelistic Pentecostal Church, 240 Carver Ave., Atmore will hold Revival Services with Apostle/Prophet S.D. James on Friday, Nov. 3rd – Sunday, Nov. 6.
Services will begin at 8p.m. nightly. Elder Theolonias Smith and Church Family invite everyone to attend.
Inaugural HOF tickets on sale
Tickets for the inaugural Atmore Area Hall of Fame induction ceremony are on sale now and can be purchased for $15 at The Atmore Advance, Atmore News, First National Bank &Trust or United Bank.
The ceremony is Nov. 11 at 6 p.m. at the Atmore Area YMCA and Community Center.
Joy Riders meet Wednesday at noon
The Joy Riders will meet at noon on Nov. 8 in Fellowship Hall of the First United Methodist Church.
Northview to host veteran's program
Northview High School's music and drama department, under the direction of Mrs. Elaine Holk, will produce Northview's annual Veterans Day Program. The program will be held at 11:45 a.m. on Nov. 9 in the school's theater.
Northview High School is proud to honor and to recognize all veterans who have served in our armed forces.
WSD t-shirts on sale at Chamber
Several patrons at Williams Station Day wanted to purchase size XXL shirts, but were unable. The Chamber now has some available for sale at the Chamber office for $10 along with other sizes.
Mennonite Christian Fellowship events
Mennonite Christian Fellowship, located just off of Hwy 31 (toward Bay Minette) behind Maxwell Construction, will be hosting two upcoming events.
On Sunday, Nov. 5 the church will be hosting the Amazing Grace Tour, which is a We Care prison ministry presentation including drama, video clips and ex-inmate testimonials.
The program begins at 6:30 p.m.
On Thursday, Nov. 16 the church will be hosting the music group Simple Grace. This family of eight children will give a program of inspirational music that features a variety of instruments.
The program begins at 7 p.m.
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, Oct. 24, Nov. 6 and Nov. 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.
American Legion's breakfast with Santa
The American Legion and the American Legion Auxiliary will hold breakfast with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 2.
To be eligible, you must have children of an active duty military person who will not be able to be home for Christmas
Apply by Calling the American Legion at 446-1403. Please leave a voicemail message.
Application deadline Nov. 11.
Atmore Christian Care needs your help
Last week, Atmore Christian Care gave food to 60 people. The ministry is currently short on the following items:
Atmore Christian Care also accepts cash donations.
Times of operation are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9 a.m until noon.
BP food drive will continue until Nov. 17
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.
Legion Veteran's Day parade is Nov. 10
The American Legion and the American Legion Auxiliary of Atmore are sponsoring a Veteran's Day Parade at 10 a.m. Nov. 10 that will relive history for the citizens of Atmore as well as for the students most of all.
Schools in Flomaton, Atmore, Bratt, and Walnut Hill areas are being asked to participate by making floats to represent war periods. This is voluntary, but all are encouraged to be a part of this. The Legion and the Auxiliary have joined forces to offer prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places.
The schools of classes participating will probably need some parental participation on this project. What a great opportunity to work with your children on such an important part of American History.
The American War periods are: The American Revolution (1775-1782), The War of 1812 (1812-1815), Mexican-American War (1846-1848), The Civil War (1861-1865), The Spanish-American War (1898-1902), World War I (1917-1918), World War II (1940-1945), The Korean War (1950-1953), Vietnam War (1964-1975), Desert Storm (1990-1991), Operation Enduring Freedom (9/11/02), Iraqi Freedom (Official combat March 20-May 1, 2003), Post conflict peace-keeping continues.
Call the American Legion at 446-1403 for more information.
Thanksgiving meal offered for needy
A Thanksgiving meal, sponsored by Watch Chapel, will be held at McCullough Fire Department Nov. 23 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. We invite all those in need of a good home-cooked meal and pleasant company.
If you know of any family that is sick or shut in and could benefit from this meal, please call Bro. Gary Powell at 577-6250.
Donations such as plates, utensils, and canned goods can be taken by Kelly's Ambulance.
Judgement House slated in Brewton
The student ministry of First National Church in Brewton will be presenting its annual performance of Judgment House the first two weekends of November. Using the script entitled, "Where there's smoke, there's fire," the performance depicts the story of Whitney, a new Christian, who shares her faith with her two brothers. Her older brother, Darin rejects Christ, and her younger brother Billy initially rejects, but later accepts Christ. A party takes place while the parents are out of town during which a fire starts. The fire destroys the house and takes the lives of Darin and Whitney, while the younger brother Billy survives the blaze. You'll see the tragedy of bad decisions and the glory of accepting Christ as the story plays out.
Judgment House is an eight-scene walk-through drama with a powerful real-life story that helps bring out an understanding to what Christians believe happens after death. It is a depiction of how choices determine the eternal destiny of the people involved.
Through Judgment House presentation, thousand of people across the United States as well as internationally, have witnessed these depictions and, as a result, thousands of lives have been changed.
First Baptist Church would like to invite you or your group to participate by making a reservation to attend on one of the following dates: Nov. 4-6 and Nov. 11-13. Call the church office at 251-867-5769. First performance begins at 5 p.m. each night and groups are strongly advised to make reservations ASAP as time slots are filling up quickly. There is a $2 donation requested, with all proceeds going to hurricane relief work.
Faith Tabernacle 26 years old celebration
Dr. Van McPherson, pastor, and the Faith Tabernacle Church family invite all friends and family to celebrate with them their 26th church anniversary.
Monday night, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. the speaker will be Dr. Blanche Cunningham.
Tuesday night, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. the speaker will be Dr. Alforniza Williams.
Wednesday night, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. the speaker will be Rev. Warrick Maye.
Thursday night, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. the speaker will be Bishop Purvis McMillian.
Friday night, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. the speaker will be Dr. Harold Askew.
Sunday, Nov. 12 at 3:30 p.m.the speaker will be Rev. Willie Osby.
Huxford Fire Dept. annual turkey shoot
The Huxford Fire Department will be having their annual Turkey Shoot on Saturday, Nov. 11th from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. It will be held at the Huxford Elementary School. The cost will be $2 per shot with all the proceeds going to the Fire Department.
County Commission meeting Nov. 14
The Escambia County Commission will conduct a regular session on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 9 a.m. in the County Commission Chambers, Room 201, at the Escambia County Courthouse in Brewton.
The Administrative Workshop will be held on Thursday, Nov. 9 at 9 a.m.
Ebenezer Lutheran Harvest Home Nov. 12
The pastor and members of Ebenezer Lutheran Church invites you to come and celebrate with us our Harvest Home on the Second Sunday in November, which will be Nov. 12 at 3:30 p.m. We are asking your Choir to render an A&B selection.
County Library System will meet Nov. 14
The Escambia County Library System Board will meet on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 1 p.m., at the Flomaton Public Library.
Nokomis VFD to host Turkey Shoot Nov. 11
The Nokomis Volunteer Fire Department will be having a Turkey Shoot on Nov. 11 starting at 10 a.m. at the fire station located at 163 James Rd. The cost is $2 a round. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Vines at 368-1309.
Perdido Elementary hosts veteran program
Perdido Elementary/Middle School will be hosting a "Salute to Veterans" on Nov. 9 at 8:30 a.m. This celebration is open to all veterans and their families. Included in the program will be; the Baldwin County High School JROTC, Perdido Middle School Band, guest speakers, school winners of the Patriotic essay contest, special music by our chorus and former Perdido Student Gordon Miller.
After the program, all guests will be invited to a reception in their honor. A wall of honor will feature gold stars with the names and branches of service as well as pictures dating back to WWI. A special plaque will be presented that will include the names of former Perdido students who have served in the military during war and other times of conflict.
If you have any family members or friends you would like to have included on our Wall of Honor, please send their name and branch of service to: Perdido School attention: Gerri McDonald P.O. Box 28 Perdido, AL 36562. If you will be able to attend our celebration, please call the school at; 937-8456 and give your name and the number of family members who will be attending with you. Perdido Elementary/Middle School will be hosting a "Salute to Veterans" on Nov. 9 at 8:30 a.m. This celebration is open to all veterans and their families. Included in the program will be; the Baldwin County High School JROTC, Perdido Middle School Band, guest speakers, school winners of the Patriotic essay contest, special music by our chorus and former Perdido Student Gordon Miller.
Church of the Living Christ singing Nov. 12
The Church of the Living Christ, 803 E. Craig Street, will have a gospel singing Sunday, Nov. 12 at 6 p.m.
The Providentilas, from Ruth, Miss. will be the featured group. Pastor Earl Harrison and the congregation welcome everyone to attend.
Retirees Association to meet Nov. 9
The regular meeting of the Escambia County Education Retirees Association (Formerly known as The Escambia County Retired Teachers Association) will be held Thursday, Nov. 9 at 11 a.m. at the Creek Family Restaurant.
After the meeting a Dutch treat lunch will be available for anyone desiring lunch.