December 1, 2016 RSS feed / Community

ARC and GP Foundation give to Arts Council

Alabama River Cellulose (ARC) and the Georgia-Pacific Foundation recently donated $2,000 to the Grove Hill Arts Council to support its arts education for children with limited access to arts programs. More...

Troopers investigate 14 fatalities

Alabama State Troopers reported an increase in traffic fatalities during this year's five- day Thanksgiving travel period when compared to the same period last year.  More...

50 Years Ago

From The Democrat’s December 1966 issues

An on-going feature on Clarke County officials continued in December 1966.   More...

Heath-Thornhill marry Oct. 15

Anita Marie Thornhill and Stephen Daniel Heath exchanged wedding vows on Oct. 15, 2016 with the Rev. Garet Aldridge officiating. The 4 p.m. outdoor ceremony was held at Katie Hearn Oaks in Leroy. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. More...

Slayton Award nominations sought to honor those who work for children

In recognition of a life dedicated to serving others especially the children of Clarke, Washington and Choctaw counties, the Regional Child Advocacy Center, Inc. Board of Directors has established the “Eddie Slayton Memorial Award.”  More...

Looking a lot like Christmas

Clarke County Sheriff Ray Norris’ crew decorated the courthouse office tree just in time for the holiday season to begin. More...

Alabama’s history through postcards

A year or so ago I finally started a collection I had been wanting for a longtime — postcards of Alabama’s old courthouses. Courthouse postcards soon turned into collecting cards of other Alabama structures and scenes as well. More...

Armstrong-Gill to wed Dec. 31 in Opelika

Leigh Anne Armstrong of Auburn and Henry H. Armstrong III of Tallassee announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Abigail, to Gray Gill, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...