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‘Live Wire on Wheels’ visits Perdido E/M School

By   /  April 23, 2014  /  Community  /  No Comments

  Students at Perdido Elementary / Middle School recently were treated to an amazing safety demonstration by members of Baldwin EMC’s “Live Wire on Wheels” team. The program features real BEMC linemen, who deal with high voltage electricity every day, interacting with characters on large video screens. The set features real power poles, just trimmed [...]

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Atmore Legion Riders support scholarship funds

By   /  April 23, 2014  /  Community  /  No Comments

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The Southern R.O.M.P. (Riding On Military Pride) was held in Gulf Shores again this year to raise funds for the A.L. Legacy Scholarship Fund. The American Legion Riders (ALR) of Chapter 90 in Atmore presented a check for $300 to the Legacy Scholarship Fund, which gives scholarships to the children of military who have died [...]

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Covenant presents annual awards

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Covenant Hospice personnel held their Annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon April 10 at David’s Catfish house in Brewton. Shown are the 2013 award winners, from left, front, Ambassador Award: Jenny Kelley; Volunteer of the Year Award: Jo Downing; back, Community Award: Derwood Mantel (with First United Methodist Church of Brewton men’s group); Administrative Award: Anita McCreary; [...]

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Hartley, Miller honored

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Houston Hartley, left, and Trevor Miller received the Arrow of Light Award on Tuesday, April 15. The Arrow of Light Award is Cub Scouting’s highest award. Houston and Trevor are members of Pack 275.      

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VFW hosts car show

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Classic cars from all over the Escambia County area gathered Saturday morning, April 19, for a car show at VFW Post 7016. Classics from the 30s and 40s joined sweet rides from the 50’ and 60s in a trip down Memory Lane. Awards were presented in the afternoon. Shown are winners, from left, David Brown [...]

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Marvin’s, PWC make surprise delivery

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Atmore Area YMCA CEO Paul Chason was surprised Monday, April 21, when a truck from Marvin’s delivered building materials and picnic tables, and employees with Pee Wee Construction (PWC) showed up at the Y and built a covered area on the playground. PWC donated labor and planning, and Marvin’s donated building materials and picnic tables. [...]

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RP Easter egg hunt

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Escambia County public schools were out for Good Friday, but kindergarten students at Rachel Patterson Elementary were treated to an Easter egg hunt the Thursday before Easter. Some of the students started out close together but soon spread across the campus in search of eggs.  

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A Taste of Wine, Chocolate…Art and Roses

By   /  April 23, 2014  /  Community, Events  /  No Comments

Susan Cox, wine steward with Rouse’s Market, will be present Friday, May 2, at 6:30 p.m., at Royal Oaks Bed and Breakfast, during a fund-raiser for the American Red Cross. Guests will sample various wine and complementing food bites. There will be roses for the ladies present, and area art on display. A $20 donation [...]

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ACH Auxiliary makes donation

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The Atmore Community Hospital Auxiliary recently donated $2,000 to the hospital’s radiology department to be applied to the purchase of a radiology machine with fluoroscopy. This included $787 that was donated to the Auxiliary by the West Florida Catfish Growers Association. Shown are members of the Auxiliary presenting the donation.  

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Easter in the Park

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The weather was beautiful Saturday morning, April 19, for Easter in the Park at Heritage Park. Folks turned out for arts and crafts, Easter games, rides on the Easter Express and photos with the Easter Bunny. Young (and not so young) artists enjoyed being creative with chalk on the walkway. Several youngsters had their faces [...]

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