Calendar of Events
Atmore shooting leaves questions
An unidentified black male was shot Wednesday night as he walked alone on Harris Street in Atmore.
According to witnesses, the male was walking alone when another black male approached him and said, 'You are a snitch' and then shot him.
The victim was shot with a small caliber handgun leaving behind an entrance and exit wound on his body. The victim was transferred to Atmore Community Hospital where he was treated. His condition and identity was not known as of press time.
– Janet Little Cooper
Heating help available locally
The Community Action Agency is accepting application to assist low-income families with their heating bill. The program extends through the winter months assisting households with an allotment established by the Federal Government.
Monthly income cannot be in excess of the following: one person- $1,225; two people- $1,650; three people- $2,075; four people- $2,500 household.
Escambia County- (251) 867-4759.
– Janet Little Cooper
Inquirer's class to be held at Trinity Jan. 3
Trinity Episcopal Church began a new session of the Inquirer's Class on Wednesday, Jan. 3 at 6:30 p.m. in the parish hall.
This class is for those who want to know more about the Episcopal Church and those who want the refresh their knowledge.
It is open to anyone who wants to attend. It will be a 10-12 week class.
Study materials will be furnished, as well as light refreshments.
Please let the church office know if you plan to attend by calling 251-368-5933.
Friendship Club luncheon Jan. 11
McCullough Friendship Luncheon will be held Thursday, Jan. 11 at 11a.m.
The meeting will be held at Fire Mountain Grill in Ensley.
MLK Parade planned for Jan. 15 in Atmore
A Martin Luther King Holiday Celebration in Atmore will be held Monday, Jan. 15, 2007.
A Prayer Breakfast will be held Jan. 13 at 8 a.m. at Atmore Community Hospital. Admission will be $10.
The parade will be from Houston Avery Park on Martin Luther King Avenue. Line up starts at 8 a.m. and the parade will roll at 10 a.m.
A program will be held immediately after the parade at Gaines Chapel AME Church on Carver Ave.
Keynote speaker will be council man Fredrick Richardson of Mobile.
There will also be entertainment and free food.
If your organization, church or business would like to participate in the parade with a float, truck, car, marchers, clown, drill team or individual contact the Concerned Citizens MLK holiday center or Carver next to McCants Store or call Sandra Gray at 368-6023 or 368-5350 after 5 p.m., 368-2256, or 368-5924, after 3 p.m.
FBC Atmore to host
January Senior Jubilee
The First Baptist Church of Atmore will host the Escambia Baptist Association's Senior Adult January Jubilee on Tuesday, Jan. 16 at 10 a.m. at Little Escambia Baptist Church.
Speaker will be the Rev. Jeff Edwards; pastor of Catawba Springs Baptist Church and music evangelist will be Haskell Dunn. Lunch will be served.
PCRC to observe MLK holiday
The Progressive Civic and Recreational Club is sponsoring the 21st observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday on Sunday, Jan. 14 at Light house Apostolic Holiness Church at 95 Monroe Street in Atmore.
The program will begin at 3 p.m. and will feature a sermon by Bishop Robert Grissett, songs by the host church choir and congregational songs directed by Mr.W.J. Grissett.
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