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July 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

It’s official: You can’t drive faster than posted speed laws in town

The council held a second reading and approved Monday night both a resolution and ordinance formally restating the speed limits and parking regulations on town roads, including portions of Highways 84, 43 and 295 ( Jackson St.). More...

Could this bass rival the state record?

The monstrous size of the largemouth bass caught by 15-year-old Branson Linder of Jackson this year is evident when compared to the 10- pounder he caught several years ago. More...

Special Sections

Community

‘Everyone works together,’ new ARC director says

Through the years, The Arc of Clarke County’s new Executive Director, Becky Adams, has dedicated her life to helping people. In her second week on the job she said she is excited to have the opportunity to again impact lives. More...

Two more county roads eyed for improvements with ATRIP funds

A formal agreement with the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) for the County Road 30 project was approved Tuesday by the Clarke County Commission. More...

100th birthday recognized

Lillian Nettles and Annie Thomas, the daughters of Lee Mae White Jackson received a resolution Tuesday morning from Clarke County Commissioner Tyrone Moye (left) in celebration of their mother’ More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

The Clarke County Farmers Federation Women’s Committee is sponsoring a Cooking Contest Thursday, July 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the ALFA Building in Grove Hill. This year’s category is Pound Cakes. More...

Church News

Area Church News

Tompkins Baptist Church Vacation Bible School will continue Thursday, July 24 and end Friday, July 25 for ages 3 years to 6th grade. Family night will be Friday, July 25 at 5:30 p.m. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

Full Story

What happened to discussion of town’s dilapidated buildings?

A few weels ago there was a good bit of talk among Grove Hillians and town officials about the numerous dilapidated buildings in town and what to do about them. More...

Work to keep our waterways clean

Some people believe pollution is a problem and some people don’t. Here in Alabama we are sometimes too quick to poo-poo those who point out pollution problems as extremist environmentalists. More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of July 15-22 include: Alton Lamont Clark, 31, possession of marijuana first degree, $15,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Police Incident Reports

Jackson The following incident reports were recorded by the Jackson Police Department: An auto burglary was reported on July 14 at Jackson Middle School. A purse was reported stolen. More...

Clarke Records

Marriage license applications Nesbit J. Singletary, to Chanda L. Gatson. Samuel Gallas Harbuck, to Jamie Elizabeth Williams. Roosevelt Marquis Davis, to Arlene Marrie Jones. Andrew Floyd Brown, to Sharee Curry. More...

Rockville basketball court vandalized

Community organization that worked hard to get court built says damages are aggravating

The new basketball court in the Rockville community continues to be vandalized. More...

Nolen said she received no cooperation at Mobile school

New T’ville school employee tells her side

Missy Nolen was approved July 10 as the new schools system director of curriculum, instruction and technology for Thomasville City Schools. More...

‘Beauty and the Beast’ in T’ville starting Friday

The Rambling Rose Players will present “Beauty and the Beast” starting Friday, July 25 at the Thomasville Civic Center. Showtimes are at 7 o’clock Friday, Saturday, July 26 and Monday, July 28. A 2 p.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Madison

Bishop Shedrick Phillip Madison, 55, departed this life on Sunday, July 13, 2014 at Mobile Infirmary Medical Center. He was born March 23, 1959 to the late Shedrick Madison Jr. and Blanche Phillips Madison. More...

Miller

Andrew Lee Miller Jr., 88, of Sunflower died July 8, 2014 at his residence. He was born Oct. 29, 1925 to the late Andrew Lee Sr. and Clara Hawkins Miller. More...

Mosley

Loran Washington Mosley, 79, of Gainestown died July 13, 2014 at her residence. More...

Sports

Linder may have caught state record

This is a story about a big fish. But this one didn’t get away. It’s a woulda, coulda, shoulda tale of a largemouth bass, one of those that people deem a whopper, a jawdropper when they see the mount. More...

Grove Hill all-stars end season

The Grove Hill 9 & 10- year-old baseball all-stars saw their run end in the state tournament Monday when they lost to host team Troy 12-2. “The kids played hard and did everything that was asked of them,” coach Tommy Davis said. More...

Sweet Water in WS, Jackson in SE regionals

Two teams from Southwest Alabama are still alive in youth baseball with one going to the World Series and the other heading to the regionals. More...

Lifestyle

Conner-Kurtz wed on Pensacola Beach

Harli Brooke Conner and Braden Scott Kurtz exchanged wedding vows Friday, July 11, 2014 at 3 p.m. in Pensacola, Fla. Family members and close friends were in attendance. The bride is the daughter of Tracy and Rob Goodman of Grove Hill. More...

Celebrates 94th birthday

Berlie “Punk” Hamrick (seated) turned 94 Sunday, July 20. More...

Baugh-Barnes to wed Saturday in Demopolis

Amy Christine Baugh and Jason Vince Barnes will exchange wedding vows Saturday, July 26 at 6 p.m. at Gaineswood in Demopolis, with a reception immediately following at The Coplin Building in downtown Demopolis. More...

Schools

Supt. Bagley touts recent capital upgrades made at county schools

Larry Bagley, superintendent of the Clarke County Schools system, reviewed Tuesday afternoon capital improvements made at county schools since the spring. More...