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November 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Jeremiah Austill marker to be dedicated this Sunday

The Clarke County Historical Society will dedicate its latest historical marker Sunday, Nov. 30 at 2:30 p.m. at Rockville Baptist Church south of Jackson. More...

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Community

Tree downed Sunday

A wind gust during a rainstorm Sunday morning brought down a tree on West Cobb Street in Grove Hill. A phone or cable line was also brought down. More...

Christmas lights go up

Street crews began installing Christmas lights on poles Nov. 20 along Jackson St. in Grove Hill. The annual Grove Hill Christmas Parade will be held at 4 p.m. on Dec. 4 downtown. More...

Sting operation catches two

Two individuals have been arrested on drug charges in an undercover sting operation by local law enforcement agencies. On Nov. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

The Tombigbee 10K “Run the River” Run/Walk will be held Nov. 29 at Old Lock No. 1. Registration on race day from 7 to 7:30 a.m. Race begins at 8 a.m. Awards will be announced at 10 a.m. Pre-register at active.com. More...

Church News

Church News

The Knights Chapel Baptist Church in Millry will feature The Love Group of Millry celebrating their second year appreciation Saturday, Nov. 29 at 6 p.m. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Pastor is Gary Thomas. More...

Thanksgiving Service held at Tompkins

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Chilton Baptist fills shoe boxes

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Lifestyle

Governor’s Mansion to host candlelight tours in December

Gov. and Mrs. Robert Bentley will open the Governor’s Mansion for candlelight tours on the first three Monday nights in December from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. More...

Baughs announce birth of twin girls

Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Baugh (nee Heather Williams) of Chilton announce the arrival of twin girls, born Sept. 16, 2014 at USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital of Mobile. Julie Baugh was born at 8:49 a.m., weighing five lbs., 13.5 ozs. More...

Laniers tell birth of a son on Nov. 17

Nakeil Bettis and Shundra Lanier of Thomasville announce the arrival of their son, Nakeil Anthony Lanier, born Nov. 17, 2014. He weighed eight lbs., three ozs. and measured 20 inches. More...

CM Gas pay boosts salary of GH mayor

The death of Grove Hill Mayor Levon Hicks is sparking interest from at least a handful of people interested in the council’s appointment to finish out the two years left in Hicks’ term. More...

Local artist giving away art as benefit

Local artist Irma Brady Carlson has donated two of her paintings for a raffle with the proceeds to benefit needy Clarke County families for the holidays. More...

Parades and other holiday events told

A host of holiday events are planned for Clarke County and surrounding areas over the next few weeks.  Christmas Open House in downtown Grove Hill will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Nov. 30. More...

Helping Allied Paper get started 50 years ago

Joe C. McCorquodale Jr. wasn’t involved in the recruitment and landing of a pulp mill for Jackson but he was quickly called on to help make sure the plant became a reality. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Davis

Henry Davis, 70, of Thomasville died Nov. 19, 2014 at Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. He was born Jan. 1, 1944. Mr. Davis received his early matriculation at Lower Peach Tree High School. More...

London

Lorenza London, 72, of Thomasville died Nov. 21, 2014. More...

Sports

Record setting rusher born in Jackson

An Oklahoma freshman running back with ties to Jackson set an amazing record this past weekend. More...

Aggies blast Tigers, to face St. Paul’s

Since falling to St. Paul’s 34- 14 on Friday, Sept. 14, the Jackson High School football team knew a trip to Auburn and the Super Seven would most likely involve a semifinal rematch with the Saints. This week, that game will become a reality. More...

Gator football all-stars

Clarke Prep School’s Matthew Parnell, above, and Hayden Walker, below, were named to the AISA West All-Star football team. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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Build a new C’ville bridge

Cars, pickups and big trucks — lots of big trucks — rumble across the U.S. Highway 84 bridge over the Tombigbee River at Coffeeville every day. More...

Grove Hill citizens: Want to be mayor?

Are you a voting age resident of Grove Hill? If so, you could be the next mayor. The next mayor won’t have to politick and campaign and win a majority of the votes of all the town. More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov. 18-24 include: Tremichael Dewon Davis, 34, driving while license revoked, $687.50, arrested by Grove Hill Police Dept. More...

Clarke County Records

Marriage license applications Sherwin Defun Parker, to Rayshonda Lanae Denton. Daniel Jason Black, to Naquita Feshay Blake. Kenneth Lashaun Jones, to Kayla Sheneice Robinson. Fred Leonard Bradford, to Elizabeth Foote Wilson. More...

Schools

Personnel items top agenda for Clarke school board meet

The following personnel actions were approved by the Clarke County Board of Education during their Nov. More...

Thanksgiving dinner for after school students

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Students attend Youth Council event

On Oct. 7, the 11th Annual Alabama Youth Council (AYC) was held at the Renaissance Hotel and Spa, Montgomery Performing Arts Centre (MPAC), 201 Tallapoosa Street, Montgomery. More...