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EA alumni take to the diamond

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The Escambia Academy (EA) baseball and softball teams took on their respective alumni in a final preseason tune-up Saturday, February 6, in concurrent games that showed the kids that the “old dogs” still had some bite in their bark. Jeff Price, EA’s baseball coach and a player for the alumni team, challenged his boys to […]

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Peggy Weaver publishes book of poetry – Book signing is Friday

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If you pick up Peggy Weaver’s book of poetry expecting to find light, whimsical reading, well, you won’t find it here. Her recently published book is indeed a book of poems, but it’s also a devotional, a Bible study, a journal, and most of all, a search for the touch of your heart to God’s. […]

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Symposium to address children’s issues

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The Children’s Policy Council is presenting their second annual Religious Leaders Symposium – “Addressing the Obstacles and Challenges that Affect our Youth.” The purpose of the symposium is to discuss ideas that will foster positive change for youth in the community. All who are interested are invited to attend. The symposium will take place Wednesday, […]

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Escambia Academy K-4 and K-5 Mardi Gras Parade

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Friday, February 5 Laissez les bons temps rouler News photos by Ditto Gorme

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Lions Club meets

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The February 3 meeting of the Atmore Lions Club was called to order by the president, Lion Chapman Maxwell who also led the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. Lion Richard Maxwell returned thanks for the meal. Twenty-four members and one visitor were present for the meeting in the Mayson Auditorium in Atmore Community Hospital. Lion Chapman displayed two plaques […]

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New arrivals at APL

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Check out the new arrivals at Atmore Public Library. Also, this month, several patrons share their opinions of the new books they’ve read. Five stars is the top rating. New arrival ratings Marianne Classen: “The First Hostage” by Joel Rosenberg – 4 stars Sarah Hall: “The Bitter Season” by Tami Hoag – 4 stars Ceres […]

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Gamma Omega holds February meeting

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Gamma Omega Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International held its February meeting on February 4, at the Atmore Public Library. President Nancy Karrick called the meeting to order. Rebecca Snyder gave the devotion, followed by members reading the Collect. Secretary Connie Hetrick read the minutes of the previous meeting and Treasurer Leigh Ann Rowland gave her report. Following […]

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Young cheerleaders

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The Escambia County High School Cheerleaders hosted their second Cheer 4 Fun cheer clinic Saturday, January 16, for students pre-K through sixth grade. Twenty girls participated in the clinic and performed during the Blue Devils varsity boys basketball game against Pine Forest Friday, January 22. Cheer 4 Fun cheerleaders are as follows: Pre-K through second […]

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Cars, cars and more cars

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It may have looked like just another busy day at David’s Catfish, but this was much more. Several car clubs from this area, including Atmore’s Cruisers Unlimited, drove in for a car show Saturday, February 6. More than 100 vintage cars filled the parking lot.

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Scout camping trip

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Boy Scout Troop 26 went camping last weekend, February 5 and 6, at Camp Euchee in DeFuniak Springs, Fla., to attend Yustaga Native American Weekend. This was the 6th year for YNAW. Shown are, front, Gabe Crawford, Jonathan Gibbs, Zander Crawford, Dallon Rackard; back, Forrest Jones, Luke Still, Charlie Henley, Mac Henley. Not pictured are Orenthal […]

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