News in Brief
ECHS, Northview pep rallies Thursday
The ECHS Booster Club will host a pep rally Thursday, Nov. 9 at the field across from the high school.
The Northview High School Chiefs will also have a bonfire beginning at 5:30 p.m. in front of the baseball field.
Everyone is invited to celebrate and get ready for the playoff games Friday.
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.
Set Free Indeed offered Thursday
Set Free Indeed is an addiction support group offered free of charge at McCullough Christian Center every Thursday night at 7 p.m.
If you or someone you know needs help with drug or alcohol abuse, gambling, or any kind of destructive behavior or addiction, you are invited to attend.
For more information or directions, call 577-6561 or toll free at 1-866-MCCENTER.
Retirees Assoc. will meet Thursday
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.
Huxford Fire Dept. annual turkey shoot
The Huxford Fire Department will be having their annual turkey shoot on Saturday, Nov. 11 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.
VFD turkey shoot in Nokomis Saturday
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.
For more information, contact Vines at 368-1309.
N.W.E. board meets Sunday at 2 p.m.
N.W.E Little League Board of Directors meeting will be held Sunday, Nov. 12 beginning at 2 p.m. at Bradberry Ball Park.
Atmore Apostolic serving lunch Sunday
Atmore Apostolic Church will serve lunch Nov. 12 at about 11:30 a.m. (upon church dismissal.) The menu will consist of roast beef, mashed potatoes with gravy, cabbage, corn, cornbread, dessert, and tea. The cost will be $6.00 for adults and $3.00 for children 10 and under. Meals can be eaten in the church dining hall or taken out. Pastor Harlan Morgan and the church family invite the public to join us for this delicious meal.
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 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.
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.
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.
Historical Society meets Nov. 20
The Atmore Historical Society will meet on Nov. 20 at 6 p.m. at the Atmore Public Library.
Vice President/Program Chairman Sarah Hall recently announced that the program will be a 30-minute film, "Rosie the Riveter: The Alabama Connection."
Anyone interested in preserving Atmore's past for future generations is welcome to attend.
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 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 is one session remaining on 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.
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.
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.
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.
Atmore Baptist Temple fall revival
Atmore Baptist Temple will be holding its Fall Revival Nov. 26 through Nov. 29, 2006. This year's revival is somewhat unique, in that, instead of featuring only one guest speaker throughout the revival, a different speaker will be featured each night. Bro. Steve Gregory, missionary with the Rock of Ages Prison Ministry, will be preaching on the 26th in both the morning and evening services. Monday evening will feature the preaching of Bro. Kevin Odom, pastor of Faith Baptist Church in Thomasville, Ga. On Tuesday night, Bro. W. A. Jarrells, pastor of Bible Baptist Church in Attalla will be the featured preacher. Wednesday night Bro. Gene Stokes, pastor of Faith Bible Church in Century, Fla. will be preaching.
On Sunday, the 26th, Sunday school will be at 10a.m. Morning worship will be at 11a.m. and Evening services will be at 6p.m. All other services will be held at 7p.m. nightly. A nursery will be provided for each service.
Pastor Doug Odom and the congregation of Atmore Baptist Temple extend a cordial invitation to the public to attend. The church is located at 1707 South Main Street, just below and across the street from Days Inn. For more information you can contact the church at 368-8282.
Providentials Quartet to perform at MCC
The Providentials Quartet from Southwest Mississippi will be in concert at McCullough Christian Center Sunday, Nov. 12, 2006 during the 10:30 a.m. service.
The Providentials have been singing Southern Gospel since 1999 and have travelled extensively proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Their many releases include "Wish You Were Here", "I'm Gonna Walk, Talk, Sing", "Joy's Gonna Come in The Morning", and "In The Savior's Hand".
For directions to MCC, call (251) 577-6561, or toll free 1-866-M C CENTER.
Atmore S.A.I.L. Center dance slated Nov. 17
The Atmore S.A.I.L. Center will host a Senior Night Out Dance for seniors 55 and over will be held Nov. 17, 2006.
The cost of admission will be $5. The dance will be from 6:30 until.
Baptist Hill Church choir anniversary
The Baptist Hill Church Senior Choir will observe its choir anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2006 at 3p.m. Guest choirs for this event will be the Jones Street Gospel Choir and the Jones Street Male Chorus of Atmore.
Guest soloist will be Mrs. Linda Carter of Atmore. The public is cordially invited to come out and witness this program and help is to lift up Jesus in songs and praises.
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.
Trinity will provide Thanksgiving lunch
With so many social services closed on holidays, Trinity Episcopal Church will provide lunches for any member of the community in need of a hot lunch on Thanksgiving Day.
Lunches can be picked up at the parish hall, which is adjacent to the church. If the recipient doesn't have transportation, arrangements will be made for home delivery within Atmore city limits. Trinity is located on the corner of Carney and Church Streets, directly behind Bondurant Hardware.
Please call 368-8036 by Nov. 20 to have your name placed on the list to receive a traditional Thanksgiving lunch with all the trimmings.
Northview FFA alumni selling turkeys, fruit
Let the FFA Alumni from Northview help prepare your Thanksgiving meal by ordering a 10- to 12-pound fried turkey from them. The turkeys are available for pickup on Nov. 13 and Nov 22 for $20 each.
All proceeds will benefit the school's FFA program.
To order, call 327-6681, Ext: 248 to reserve your holiday turkey today.
The Northview High School FFA organization is also taking orders for cases of fruit. The group is purchasing the fruit directly from the grower who will pack and ship the fruit directly to Bratt, Fla. from their orchard in Gracewood Groves in Vero Beach, Fla.
Orders must be made by Nov. 28. Delivery date is set for Dec. 14.
All orders containing citrus will be delivered in 2/5 and 4/5-bushel boxes, perfect for gift giving.
Make checks payable to Northview High School FFA and made to the attention of Linda Johnson, the school bookkeeper. You may mail your order to NHS at 4100 West Hwy. 4, Bratt, Fla. 32535 or call Perry Byars at 327-6681, Ext: 248.
Purchasers can choose from the following fruit: