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March 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Longtime Mobile car dealer family now owns local Ford dealership

Ty Bullard was excited Monday as he talked about his plans for the Grove Hill Ford and Lincoln dealership.  Joe Bullard Automotive of Mobile took possession of Sales Ford Lincoln Friday. More...

GH Council amending alcohol law to allow public property events

Plans are to amend Grove Hill’s alcohol ordinance as it relates to the serving alcohol at special events on public property.  The town council voted to consider the ordinance at its meeting on Monday, March 20. More...

Here & there around the county

We’re starting to hear lawn mowers and grass trimmers cranking up. The grass isn’t growing much yet but the weeds sure are. We all want perfectly manicured lawns but we’ve read that you can mow too early. More...

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Community

TRUCK FLIPS

This large service truck collided with the rear of an empty log truck trailer headed south on Highway 43 in Grove Hill Tuesday afternoon. More...

SHOPPING COMPLEX GROWING

The strip of stores adjacent to McDonald’s on the south side of Grove Hill is growing. More...

Young’s volunteer service recognized

Casen Young, 17, of Grove Hill, a student at Clarke County High School, has been awarded for her exemplary volunteer service with a President’s Volunteer Service Award.  More...

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Community Calendar

The Clarke County Historical Society will hear about Alabama archaeology at the March meeting scheduled Sunday, March 26 at 2:30 p.m. at Grove Hill Town Hall. The speakers will be authors and archaeologists David M. Johnson, Dr. Ashley Dumas and Dr. More...

Church News

Church News

Mt. Zion #2 of Grove Hill will celebrate Rev. William Jackson and Faithful Disciples first year Anniversary Sunday, March 26 at 3 p.m. Rev. William Jackson is the pastor.   More...

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Who will run for governor in 2018?

Inside the Statehouse

We are on the cusp of one of the best political years in modern political history in the Heart of Dixie. Prior to the 1970’s our constitution disallowed succession of office for our state constitutional offices. More...

Reducing the high cost of drugs

Dollars & Cents

President Trump — in his recent speech to Congress as well as on the campaign trail — has called for measures to reduce the ever-increasing price of drugs. More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of March 14-21 include:  Rufus Jermaine Grayson, 38, promoting prison contraband (weapons) first degree, promoting prison contraband (drugs) second degree, promoting prison contraband More...

Thomasville Police Report

The information for the Thomasville Police Department released by Chief Mitchell Stuckey for the week of March 13-19, 2017, is listed below. More...

Clarke County Deeds

Property deeds listed Dated March 6-15 Michael Mills, to Zollie Ray Allen. Michael Mills, to Laticia H. Warren. Michael Mills, to Laticia H. More...

Dog-gone good day for animals, animal lovers

It was a day for animals Saturday as the annual Voice for the Animals 5K and 1- Mile Pet Trot were held in Fulton followed by the Clarke County Animal Shelter celebrating its first year anniversary with an open house at the Grove Hill facility. More...

Sheriff certain body found in Ala. River is missing woman

Sheriff Ray Norris knows the body found on the lower Alabama River Friday is that of the missing Anita Boman but the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences had not confirmed her identity as of early Wednesday.  More...

Grove Hill working to revamp town’s comprehensive plan; not updated in over 40 years

The Grove Hill Planning Committee has begun the process of updating the Town’s Comprehensive Plan. The current plan, adopted in 1975, is outdated and needs to be brought up to date with policies and direction for growth of the town.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

McIlwain - Free Access

Angela York McIlwain, 59, of Salitpa, passed away March 23, 2017 at her residence. She was born Sept. 5, 1957 to Waymond and Mary York, both of whom preceded her in death.   More...

Hill - Free Access

William Lawson “Billy” Hill, 58, of Grove Hill, died March 23, 2017 in Arlington. He was born Feb. 24, 1959 in Tuscaloosa. He was a member of Elam Baptist Church. He was a pipe fitter with Burke’s Mechanical Company.  More...

Chapman

John William Chapman, 91, passed away March 15, 2017. More...

Sports

Lady Bulldogs earn big win

The Clarke County High School Lady Bulldogs picked up a pair of wins in the Tombigbee Classic this past weekend.  In their final game of the tournament, CCHS beat Excel 11-0 as they banged out 13 hits.  More...

Lady Gators pound RCA

The Lady Gators from Clarke Prep moved to 19-4 as they beat Russell Christian 11-0 Monday afternoon in Meridian. More...

CPS beat Saints in Butler

The top-10 ranked Clarke Prep Gators beat Patrician 13-4 last Friday in Butler.  Patrick Dunn went 3-5 with a double and two RBI. Jordan Collins went 2-4 with an RBI. Dillon Smith was 2-5 with an RBI. More...

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Discovering Dr. Carver food products

Dr. George Washington Carver is one of America’s most famous scientists. His work at Tuskegee University in Alabama included groundbreaking research on plant biology that brought him to national prominence. Dr. More...

Schools

WHMS Junior Beta Club excels at state convention

The theme of the Alabama State Junior Beta Convention in Birmingham on February 22-24 was “Beta: Above and Beyond.” Sixty-three Wilson Hall Middle School Junior Betas and their sponsors and chaperones answered the call to push themselves More...

Quiz Bowl team competes in Hoover

The Wilson Hall Middle School Quiz Bowl Team traveled to Hoover High School in Birmingham to compete in Alabama Scholastic Competition Association’s State Play-offs. More...

New members inducted into Junior Beta Club

The Wilson Hall Middle School Junior Beta Club held its annual Induction Ceremony on March 16. Nine eighth graders and 35 seventh graders were welcomed into the club by their sponsors and already established members.  More...