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December 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Potential bad weather causes GH parade to be cancelled

Grove Hill’s annual Christmas parade, scheduled for Thursday, December 7 has been cancelled due to the potential for inclement weather including possible snow flurries.  GH Chamber Director Cheryl Horton announced Wednesday morning, after More...

Kid’s call sends law rushing to GH Elementary

A 911 call Monday from Grove Hill Elementary School saying there was a person with a gun at the school turned out to be false but proved that law enforcement officers can get there in a hurry if they need to.  More...

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Community

Thomasville receives $61,000 grant for a new walking trail

The City of Thomasville received some good news from Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey right before the Thanksgiving break.  More...

Hospital Aux. Christmas Tree lighting set for Dec. 12

Grove Hill Memorial Hospital Auxiliary’s Annual Christmas Tree Lighting will be Tuesday, Dec. 12 in the lobby of the hospital. The event will begin at 6 p.m. and will include refreshments.  More...

Washington County voting on local taxes for road work

Clarke County commissioners will likely be watching a vote in Washington County Tuesday with great interest. Voters there will decide whether or not to create new taxes to benefit road and bridge repairs.  More...

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Community Calendar

The Grove Hill Area Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Christmas Parade will be Thursday, Dec. 7 at 4 p.m. at Jackson Street and Cobb Street by the Clarke County Historical Museum. More...

Church News

Church News

Mt. Zion No. 2 Baptist Church’s Annual Women’s Conference will be Saturday, Dec. 9 at 10 a.m. The theme will be “Woman, Genesis 2:21-23. The guest speaker will be minister Vicki Moore of LIFELINE Ministries. Minister Elizabeth H. More...

Editorial

We have a lot to be proud of in Alabama

Congress Reports

In Alabama, we have a lot to be proud of. From our best-in-thenation Pre-K programs to our championship caliber football teams to our booming economy, there is no shortage of things for our residents to take pride in. More...

Turnout will be the key Tuesday

Inside the Statehouse

The final vote for the remaining three years of Jeff Sessions six-year term in the U.S. Senate will be next Tuesday. More...

Resisting the Scrooge in all of us

Gone South

Every year, about this time, I pull out my copy of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and re-read the exchange between Scrooge and some men raising money for those in need: More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov. 28-Dec. More...

November drug arrests detailed

Following are drug arrests made in November by Clarke County law enforcement agencies.   More...

Jackson Police Calls

Calls answered by the Jackson Police Department this past week include:  Criminal mischief was reported Nov. 27 in the 1100 block of College Avenue.  An alarm was reported Nov. More...

Finally: We get to decide Senate race

Tuesday, the race for an Alabama U.S. More...

Salvation Army kettles missing in Grove Hill this Christmas

For several years during the holiday season, local volunteers manned Salvation Army Red Kettle locations in Grove Hill.  But if you want to donate this year, you’ll have to find a kettle in Jackson or Thomasville, or out of the county.&nbs More...

CHRISTMASTIME IS HERE!

Photos by Jim Cox Saturday, Dec. 2

Santa Claus throws a fistful of candy from atop Coffeeville’s fire truck in the town’s Christmas parade this past Saturday. Thomasville’s parade was Monday evening. Jackson’s is Friday afternoon at 5:30. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Roberts - Free Access

Glover Fred (G.F.) Roberts, 89, died peacefully Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 at Forest Manor Nursing Home in Tuscaloosa. He was born June 19, 1928.  More...

Burge - Free Access

Betty F. Burge, 89, of Jackson passed away Dec. 6, 2017 at her residence. She was born April 10, 1928 to Archie and Ada Jane Fendley. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jackson. She enjoyed spending time with her large family. More...

Agee - Free Access

Bernice Barkley Agee, 84, of Dixons Mills died Dec. 7, 2017 at her residence. She was born Dec. 17, 1932 in Marengo County to Ulmer and Helen Barkley. She was a member of Beaver Creek Baptist Church. She was a homemaker.  More...

Sports

CCHS playoff run ends in semi-final’s

The historic playoff run for the Clarke County High School Bulldogs came to an end last Friday night as they fell 20-14 to the Jaguars of Hillcrest in Evergreen.  “We missed some opportunities,” Head Coach Stacy Luker said. More...

Sweet Water to face Pickens in Class 1A finals

SWEET WATER - Sweet Water will seek its 10th state championship in Alabama high school football today at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa.  Kickoff for the Class 1A State Championship game between the Bulldogs (12-1 and Pickens County (12-2) i More...

Blocked FG return for TD seals Bears’ victory

This past Friday night, December 1st the Class 2A Leroy High School Bears traveled to Goshen and defeated the Class 2A Goshen High School Eagles 28-21 to improve to 12-2 overall and advance to the AHSAA Class 2A State Championship Football Game again More...

Lifestyle

Liven up ordinary chicken breasts

Tasty cranberry and balsamic vinegar pan sauce is a great way to liven up ordinary chicken breasts and Brussels sprouts. Cranberry Pan Sauce Over Chicken Breasts More...

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