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Calendar of Events

By Staff
Farmer gas tax forms available
Montgomery shared some good news for Alabama farmers Monday, extending the gas tax deadline.
Any individual qualifying for a refund who has not received a 2006 claim form may obtain one by writing to the following address: Alabama Department of Revenue, Sales, Use and Business Tax Division, Motor Fuels Section, Post Office Box 327540, Montgomery, AL 36132-7540, or telephone (334) 242-9608.
See related story on Page 6A.
– Staff Reports
Nominate your top citizen today
The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting nominations for the 2006 Citizen of the Year award. The deadline for submission is Jan. 22 at 5 p.m.
The award is given out each year at the annual Chamber of Commerce Meeting in an effort to recognize an individual who has played an important part in promoting and supporting the city of Atmore in various ways.
This years meeting will be held Monday, Jan. 29 at 6 p.m. at the Atmore Area YMCA &Community Center located at 501 S. Pensacola Avenue in Atmore.
– Janet Little Cooper
Christ Temple to hold
Joy Night 2007
Christ Temple EPC, 340 Carver Avenue, will hold Joy Night 2007 on Saturday, Jan. 20, at 7:30 p.m.
The guest speaker will be Prophet J.S. McCleudon. Elder T. Smith and church family invite everyone to attend.
EW Booster Club to meet Jan. 22, 6 p.m.
Ernest Ward Booster Club will hold a meeting Jan. 22nd at 6p.m. The meeting will take place in the school cafeteria.
Sanctity of Life at Shiloh Freewill Jan. 21
Shiloh FreeWill Baptist Church will be celebrating the Sanctity of Human Life Sunday, January 21, 2007.
The Sunday morning service will include a message on why human life is sacred and will also include areas of concern today .
The church lawn will showcase 48 white crosses to represent the 48+ million babies that have been aborted since 1973.
The public is invited to this special service which will begin at 11am for the Sunday morning service and 6pm for the Sunday evening service.
EA blood drive set for Friday, Jan. 19
The Escambia Academy Student Government Association is sponsoring a Blood Drive with the American Red Cross from 2 p.m. until 7 p.m. this Friday, Jan. 19 in the middle school gymnasium.
Historical Society plans trip to Mobile
The Atmore Historical Society is actively soliciting names for a waiting list for their upcoming trip to the "A Day in Pompeii Exhibit" in Mobile at the Gulf Coast Exploreum and Science Center.
The date and price of the trip will soon be announced. AHS members have priority for seating. Remaining seats on the to-be-decided means of transportation will be assigned only from the waiting list.
Interested parties should call 368-3760 as soon as possible to insure their names are placed on the waiting list.
Leave a message if no one is home.
County Historical Society meeting set
The public is invited to attend the monthly meeting of the Escambia County Historical Society on Tuesday, January 23 at 3:15 p.m. at the museum on JDCC's Brewton campus.
Guest speaker John Jackson, Baldwin County archivist, will present the topic, "The Job of a lifetime: historical preservation in Baldwin County Alabama."
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.
Gospel singing at Bay Springs Church
There will be a gospel singing Jan. 27 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 Butt Burners Relay for Life Team is cooking for the Super Bowl.
Orders for
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, February 2.
All proceeds to benefit the American Cancer Society.
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 6:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall.
Nursing scholarships from the Civic League
The Civic Leaque is accepting applications for nursing scholarships until March 10, 2007.
The scholarships are awarded to outstanding and deserving students who wish to continue their higher education and become a registered nurse.
Applications may be obtained at Jefferson Davis Community College in Brewton. Applicants must be a resident of Escambia County Alabama and accepted into a nursing school.
For further information, contact Dement Hays at 317 Alco Drive, Brewton, Ala., 36426.