June 21, 2018 RSS feed / Community

PURPLE COW OPEN

The new Purple Cow convenience store on Highway 43 on the south end of Grove Hill is now open. More...

Historical Society’s program for June 24 about World War I

With the nation and the world now observing the 100th anniversary of World War I, the Clarke County Historical Society will have a program related to the “Great War” Sunday, June 24.  Stuart Lawrence, who lives in Foley, will speak o More...

American Legion, DAV names Samuel L. Denson best at his job in the nation

Samuel L. More...

Protecting against elder abuse, neglect

In society, elders have traditional roles to play and usually there exists an understood respect for the wisdom gained from the lives they have lived. More...

Deas Farm recognized as being Ala. Century & Heritage Farm

Our family is honored and humbled to receive the Alabama Century / Heritage Award from Gov. Kay Ivey and the State of Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries. More...

Whatley descendants tour Gosport before annual lunch

The occasion for the annual Whatley-Calhoun family and the Whatley community reunion was observed June 1 and 2, 2018 for the 46th time, at three venues: Monroeville, Gosport and Grove Hill. More...

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB GRANT

Alabama River Cellulose and the Georgia-Pacific Foundation awarded a $4,000 grant to the Thomasville-based Boys & Girls Club of Southwest Alabama to support its programs and activities. More...

Petry part of UA robotics team that wins NASA contest

Matthew Petry of Jackson is part of The University of Alabama robotics team that won first prize in a NASA contest.  More...

Murder in Packer’s Bend

The fourth murder in three weeks taking place in or involving Monroe County occurred Friday night in Packer's Bend, authorities reported.  More...

EARNS LAW DEGREE

Gregory Dewayne Robinson an alumnus of Clarke County High School’s Class of 1990 graduated from Mitchell Hameline School of Law in St. Paul Minnesota on May 20, 2018. More...

Scarbrough to perform in Italy

Aly Scarbrough, a Theatre Education major from Thomasville, is part of a team of 26 Troy University students from the College of Communication and Fine Arts who are performing in Pietrasanta, Italy this month at the annual Danza in Arte a Pietrasanta More...

DOLLAR GENERAL’S GRAND OPENING IN FULTON

The Dollar General Store in Fulton opened about two weeks ago but the grand opening was held Saturday, complete with a ribbon cutting, gift cards, door prizes and other giveaways. More...

Adkison attends his final meeting of Thomasville city school system

Dr. Vic Adkison, retiring school superintendent with the Thomasville City Schools District, said farewell in his last school board meeting June 12 in the Thomasville High School Library.  More...

Three Clarke students receive degrees from Samford University

A record of 1,240 degrees were awarded at Samford University. That tops the 2017 record of 1,165. An estimated 250 students graduated with honors.  More...

HARRIS SCHOLARSHIP PRESENTED

The Board of Directors of the Roseanna Wilson Harris Scholarship Fund announce that in May 2018 scholarships of $1,000.00 each were awarded to Alfredo B. Huerta of Jackson High; Dharanie J. Stewart, Teona Q. Bush, and Jada A. More...

WHMS student receives Hampton-Wells Scholarship

The Hampton-Wells Scholarship of the Alabama A&M University Foundation made awards to six students, grade 3-12 throughout the state of Alabama. One of the six is Cynthia L. More...

Jacksonville State names honor rolls

Jacksonville State University has announced its honor’s list for spring 2018.  Honorees included Jalyn Perine of Jackson, a Chemistry major and Zaccheus Woodard of Thomasville, an Undecided-Management major, both made the President’s More...