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January 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Political parties open qualifying for elections

Alabama’s Democratic and Republican parties have opened qualifying for the 2018 elections. Primaries are slated for June 5. Both of the state parties began qualifying candidates for state- and federal-level offices Monday. More...

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Community

Grove Hill Council has only two agenda items at Jan. 4 meet

Because of New Year’s following on the Grove Hill Town Council’s usual meeting day, the meeting was held Jan. 4.  It was short, less than 10 minutes with only two items on the agenda to be attended to.  More...

Troopers work 23 traffic fatalities during holidays but none were in Clarke

Alabama State Troopers investigated 23 traffic deaths during the Christmas and New Year’s Day holiday travel period, which was from 12:01 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, to midnight Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. More...

All Alabama motorists must now have liability insurance

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is now enforcing the Alabama Mandatory Liability Insurance Law (Act#2016-361).  The law went into effect Nov. 1 following passage by the Alabama Legislature earlier in the year. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

The Communities of Transformation site in Pine Hill is excited to announce its upcoming “Taste and See” event Thursday, Jan. 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the Pine Hill United Methodist Church. More...

Church News

Church News

Mackey Branch #2 Baptist Church’s First Year Anniversary of Rev. Dr. Charles L. Jones and sister Glenda Jones will be Sunday, Jan. 14 at 2:30 p.m. Dr. Steven Pickens, pastor of the New Area Baptist Church of Mobile will be the speaker. More...

Editorial

Richard Shelby at a pinnacle

Inside the Statehouse

A few months back the Jefferson County Republican Party honored our Senior U.S. Senator, Richard Shelby. It was held at The Club in Birmingham. More...

Roll, Tide and a lot more, too

Editor’s Notes

Here and there on a smorgasbord of topics: More...

‘First’ experiences recalled

Through the Past

Back on November 19, 2017, I shared with you one of my earliest memories when Daddy carried me to the front gatepost to wash my eyes in the first frost each year. More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Jan. More...

Thomasville Police

The information for the Thomasville Police Department released by Chief Mitchell Stuckey for the week of Jan. 1-7 is listed below.   More...

Clarke Deeds

Property deeds listed  Dated Dec. 28-Jan. 3  Oliver Lodge No. 334 AF&M, to Diversified Operations Company Inc.  Albert E. Turner II, to Sumter Timber Company LLC.  James A. More...

Opioid lawsuit?

Lawyers make pitches to represent county in suit expected to be filed

The use and abuse of prescription pain medicines — opioids — is at an epidemic stage in the nation and in Alabama. More...

Citizens asked to not drive too closely behind working motor graders

Motorists are warned not to drive too close behind working county motor graders. More...

Marches and other events slated in recognition of Martin Luther King Day

Several observances are planned to recognize and celebrate the life and legacy of the late Dr. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Mack - Free Access

Mary Elizabeth Pritchett Mack, 58, of Gainestown, better known as “Liz,” made her earthly transition on Jan. 2, 2018 while at Mobile Infirmary Hospital.   More...

Black - Free Access

  Billy Wesley Black, 79, of Bermuda, passed away Jan. 4, 2018 at his residence. He was born Aug. 31, 1938 in Clarke County. He had been a resident of Conecuh County and moved to Monroe County in 1985. More...

Hyde - Free Access

Robert Michael Hyde, 63, of Frankville, passed away Jan. 10, 2018 at his residence.  More...

Sports

Lady Gators win two straight

The Clarke Prep School Lady Gators have won two straight games since returning from the holidays.  Last Friday they beat Marengo 35-25 in Grove Hill.  Tayla Wood led CPS with 14 points, five rebounds and six steals. More...

Bulldogs capture tourney title

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs have found a positive stride during their holiday tournament that has carried over to regular season games.  Last Friday CCHS beat Thomasville 69-38 in Grove Hill.  More...

C’ville native Frank Cotten passes away last Thursday

Coffeeville native and Brewton sports icon Frank Cotten, 79, passed away last Thursday. Cotten, who spent 30 years either coaching or as an administrator at T.R. More...

Lifestyle

NOW HERE’S A TIP

* Fog proof that bathroom mirror by simply cleaning as usual, then coating the mirror with car wax. Use a lint-free cloth to buff it off, revealing a layer of steam-proof protection that lasts about a month. More...

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