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October 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Are we ready for Ebola?

Grove Hill Hospital administrators and employees along with other area healthcare workers met Friday at the hospital to talk about how to deal with Ebola, should the need arise. More...

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Community

Second career expo set in T’ville

The second annual Thomasville-Clarke- Choctaw (TCC) College and Career Expo will be held Nov. 5 and 6 in the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

After 12-year tenure, DuBose attends final commission meet

Tuesday’s meeting of the Clarke County Commission was the final meeting for Commissioner Patricia DuBose, who is retiring from representing District Three. More...

New Clarke animal shelter won’t provide control services

The new Clarke County Animal Shelter will not provide animal control services, according to County Commission Chairman Jackie Ray Rush. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

The Clarke-Washington Counties Fair starts Monday, Nov. 3 and con tinues through Saturday, Nov. 8. For more information contact Steven James or any Rotary Club member. More...

Church News

Church News

Peniel Baptist Church will have its Fall Festival Thursday, Oct. 30 from 4:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. There will be games, hayrides and food for all ages. Bro. Carey Howard is the pastor. The church is located at 1730 McVay Road near Jackson. More...

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Bo goes to Auburn as guest of honor

Bo went back to Auburn Sunday as a guest of honor. No, not Bo Jackson. Bo Cox, one of our two Long-haired Chihuahuas. More...

Gone South

Things that go bump in the night

From ghoulies and ghostiesAnd long-leggedy beastiesAnd things that go bump in the night,Good Lord, deliver us!Traditional Scottish Prayer More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Oct. 21-28 include: Kalandis Deonte Love, 19, burglary third degree, arrested by Thomasville Police Dept. More...

Clarke Circuit Court criminal jury term starts this Monday

The criminal jury term of Clarke County Circuit Court is scheduled to begin Monday, Nov. 3. Here are the case dockets for Judges Gaines McCorquodale and Robert Montgomery. Some cases may already have been continued. More...

Police Incident Reports

Jackson The following incident reports were recorded by the Jackson Police Department: Officers responded to a call on Oct. 19 for discharging a firearm in the 100 block of Cherokee Drive. Officers responded to a call on Oct. More...

Griffith speaks to Demo faithful

“We must create jobs that pay well,” said Democratic gubernatorial candidate Parker Griffith. Creating jobs is OK, but if Alabama citizens are only being paid up to $10-an-hour, “our people are still in poverty.” More...

Turnout expected to be lower than usual

Which candidates can get their voters to the polls?

Two years ago Clarke County had a whoppping 74% voter turnout for the General Election. Four years ago it was 60%. Political watchers and county election officials aren’t expecting nearly as good a turnout for the Nov. 4 election. More...

Biggest crowd ever!

Organizers of the Clarke County Museum’s annual Pioneer Day festival say this year’s attendance was the largest ever. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Daniels

Jared Michael Daniels, 29, of Fulton died October 20, 2014 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. He was born April 19, 1985 in Grove Hill. He was a shipping clerk for AM/NS and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Fulton. More...

Dixon

Eulene Bradford Dixon, 86, went to be with our Lord Monday night, October 20, 2014. She was born in Scyrene June 4, 1928. She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church and community for 43 years. More...

Welch

Isaac Welch, Sr., 73, died Oct. 21, 2014 at his home. He was born May 8, 1941. He was a member of Lily Baptist Church in Fulton. He served as a deacon for many years. He was an active member of the community. More...

Sports

Lady Gators finish as runner-up in Class A

The Clarke Prep School Lady Gators fell in three games to Northside Methodist in the AISA Class A state volleyball finals last Thursday in Montgomery. “We did not play very well,” Coach Katelyn Dunagan said. More...

Jackson beats Faith 41-20

Jackson High School’s 41- 20 win at Faith Academy extended the team’s winning streak to four games, but it was much more than just another victory for the Aggies. With the win, the Class 5A No. More...

Bulldogs knock off Tigers 14-9

The 100th meeting of the Backyard Brawl lived up to its billing as the Clarke County Bulldogs held off the Thomasville Tigers 14-9 last Friday in Grove Hill. More...

Lifestyle

Grove Hill Artist of the Year

Johnna Bush to be honored at reception on Sunday, Nov. 16

The Grove Hill Public Library has chosen Johnna Bush as its third “Artist of the Year.” A reception will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 16 at the library. The honor is sponsored through the Alabama Public Library Association. More...

Walnut Triangles easy to make, good to eat

Mothers wanted a quicker way to make treats for their kids. Baking a bar in a pan, then cutting it into individual servings, was a lot easier than rolling, cutting, and baking multiple batches of cookies. Walnut Triangles More...

Toasty, Tasty Chili

Whether cooking for a crowd or serving up a regular weeknight meal for two, nothing warms the body and pleases the appetite like a bubbling pot of rich, flavorful chili. More...