Calendar of Events
MLK parade to honor legend
The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. parade will be held tomorrow morning at 10 a.m.
The parade will feature floats from local churches and organizations along with high school drill teams and ROTC programs. The parade will also feature the 2007 MLK king and queen.
A celebration service will be held immediately after the parade at Gaines Chapel AME Church on Carver Avenue. The keynote speaker will be councilman Fredrick Richardson of Mobile.
The service will also feature local entertainment as well food following the program.
– Janet Little Cooper
Red Cross offers Project Share
The Atmore Red Cross will begin setting appointments on Tuesday, January 16 for Project SHARE, the energy assistance program for low-income elderly or disabled individuals.
Residents in West Escambia County can set up an appointment by calling: (251) 368-3643 Tuesday, Jan. 16 – Friday, Jan. 19 from 9 a.m. until noon.
– Janet Little Cooper
PCRC to observe MLK holiday today
The Progressive Civic and Recreational Club is sponsoring the 21st observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday today, 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.
MLK program at AMEZ Church today
A.M.E.Z Church, 127 Carver, will have a Martin Luther King program today, Jan. 14 at 3p.m. Special speaker will be Claude Shuford from Mt. Zion A.M.E.Z in Montgomery.
MLK Parade planned for Jan. 15 in Atmore
A Martin Luther King Holiday Celebration in Atmore will be held Monday, Jan. 15, 2007.
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.
EW Booster Club to meet Jan. 22 at 6 pm
Ernest Ward Booster Club will hold a meeting Jan. 22nd at 6p.m. The meeting will take place in the school cafeteria.
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.
Faith Bible classes begin at FBC Atmore
The First Baptist Church of Atmore will begin a new semester of Faith Bible Institute Monday night, Jan. 22nd at 6:30p.m. in the Fellowship Hall.
NHS orientation for middle school Jan. 18
Northview High School will host an Orientation and Curriculum Fair for all current 8th grade students and their parents 0n Jan. 18, 2007.
Visitors should enter the main building and will have the opportunity to visit with teachers, administration, and staff
Numerous displays will be on hand to illustrate all of the educational and extracurricular opportunities that will be available to our future 9th grade students.
This event will take place between 6 and 7:30p.m., and parents and students should arrive and leave the campus at their convenience during this time.
Relay for Life pageant to be held Jan. 20
"Kings and Queens of Hope Pageant," a Relay for Life Fund Raiser is to be held Jan. 20 at 2 p.m. in the Escambia County High School auditorium. Open to all area children (boys and girls) ages 0-19 years.
All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.
For more information contact: Angela or Sandi at Regions Bank 368-4500 or Tonya at Chuck Stevens Chevrolet 368-4053.
Beth Moore study to begin Feb. 20
The Atmore Community is invited to the Beth Moore's study, To Live is Christ, at the First Presbyterian Church beginning Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007.
Join us on a journey into the life and heart of Paul the Apostle.
This study will challenge and encourage you as you gain a new appreciation of servanthood.
The Tuesday morning sessions will meet 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and childcare will be provided.
An afternoon study will also be held on Wednesdays 3:30-5:00 p.m.
This session will not provide childcare. We will meet weekly to discuss the assignments and view Beth's video lectures.
Cost for the workbook is $17. For more information or to register, please call Jan Rice at 368-8091 or church office at 368-5453.
Blood Drive to be held in Walnut Hill
A blood drive originally scheduled to be held at the Walnut Hill Farm Supply store has been changed to the Walnut Hill School located at 6910 Hwy. 97.
The blood drive will be held Jan. 15 from 7:30 a.m. until noon.
McRae Methodist to host Master's Men
McRae Street United Methodist Church will host the Master's Men Quartet in concert, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2007 at 6p.m. The church is located at 619 McRae Street in Atmore. Everyone is invited to attend. A loving offering will be received. For more information call 251-368-1074.
Historical Society to meet on Jan. 15
The Atmore Historical Society will meet at 6 p.m. Jan. 15 at the Peavy-Webb building located in Heritage Park to discuss plans to travel to Mobile to see the "A Day in Pompeii" exhibit.
Gospel singing at Bay Springs Church
There will be a gospel singing Jan. 27th at 6p.m. at Bay Springs Full Gospel. Featured guest will be The Samaritans with Bo and Debbie Bray. For more information call Denise Lollie at 850-324-0002.
Butt Burners cooking for the Super Bowl
The Wild Bunch Butt Burners Relay for Life Team is cooking for the Super Bowl.Orders for Baby Back Ribs – $18; Boston Butts – $25; Whole Chickens – $10 are being taken now by calling 368-9203 or 368-5719.
The Deadline to order is Monday, Jan. 29.
Items will be ready for pickup at Swift Lumber on Friday, Feb. 2.
Trinity to host Popcorn Theology Jan. 25
Trinity Episcopal Church will host Popcorn Theology Thursday, Jan. 25th at 6 p.m. at Merkel House.
"The Spitfire Grill," a story about a young girl who is released from prison and begins a new life for herself in a small town with many secrets, will be featured.
It is a story of forgiveness, healing, reconciliation.