April 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Pig show, sale is Saturday

Clarke County 4-H Club will be hosting the Third Annual 4-H Pig Squeal Show and Auction Saturday April 30th beginning at 11:00 a.m. in downtown Fulton. More...

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Community

Card of Thanks

The family of Marcus E. Cumbie would like to extend our thanks to the many people who have enveloped us in their love and support during our great loss. More...

Community Calendar

The First Church of God #2 will have a three-night revival beginning Wednesday, April 27 through Friday, April 29 at 7 p.m. The speaker will be Pastor Clifford Mitchell of the First Church of God #1 and 2. Sherwanda Gaines is the secretary/clerk. More...

Info sought on St. Peter school and church

Dear Editor, I’m seeking information on the school and church (St. Peter Elementary School and St. Peter Baptist Church) of Suggsville or Allen Community. Mrs. Martha Chapman was the principal but there were others before her. More...

Sports

CPS falls to Springwood

The ninth ranked Clarke Prep School Gators saw their playoff run end in the second round as they were beaten twice in a three game series by Springwood last week. The Gators had forced a game three for Friday with a split on Thursday. More...

Lady Gators in state tourney

Clarke Prep tuned up for the AISA Class AA state softball tournament by traveling to Monroe Academy on Monday. The Lady Gators dropped both games of the doubleheader. More...

CCHS wins softball area

The Clarke County High School Lady Gators pounded out 13 hits as they beat 7A Theodore last Friday in Grove Hill. Megan Davis was 3-3 with a double and two RBI. Shanda Pugh went 3-3. Janeah Finney had two hits and an RBI. More...

Records

Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of April 19-26 include: LaJodie Myesha Foxx, 22, fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Records

Property deeds listed Dated April 15-21 Jimmie Barnes, to Tonya Michelle Moseley. Renee Luker-Other, to Jagruti S. Patel. Tim Lane, to Tammy Young. Randall Scott Jackson, to Randall Scott Jackson. Sid Crosby, to Brian E. Woodham. More...

Incident Reports

Jackson The following incident reports were recorded by the Jackson Police Department: A residential burglary was reported April 12 in the 100 block of South Portis Ave. More...

Schools

Interim state school superintendent to visit Grove Hill

Dr. Phillip Cleveland, recently named interim state school superintendent, will visit Grove Hill in the coming weeks to review the site for a proposed career tech center. More...

Drug testing for extracurricular activities discussed for T’ville high school

The Thomasville City School Board of Education considered Tuesday night the first reading of a high school student drug testing policy and testing procedures. More...

‘Good Roads’

Push for modern roads started 100 years ago

One hundred years ago, horse and mule-pulled wagons and carts were still a major mode of travel but the new-fangled automobile was making headway into Clarke County, too. More...

Last call to pay late taxes!

Clarke County Revenue Commissioner Terry Norris reports that there are still over 100 unpaid ad valorem tax bills even after the tax sale notice was published in The Democrat for three weeks. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

King

Earvin King, 55, of Daleville departed this life April 23, 2016 at Enterprise Medical Center. More...

Berry

Lorean Penn Berry traded time for eternity April 18, 2016 from her earthly residence in Fulton. More...

Cox

James Allen Cox, 83, of Rockville made his earthly transition Friday, April 15, 2016 at Jackson Medical Center. He was born Nov. 16, 1932 to Pearlie and Elijah Cox in Marengo County. He loved working in the garden and yard. More...

Editorial

Alabamians want to vote on lottery

Inside the Statehouse

As the budget hearings began for the 2016 Legislative Session in January the largest Powerball lottery sweepstakes in American history was playing out. It was one of the biggest news stories of the year, thus far. More...

Drinking in the Heart of Dixie

Gone South

This is the first in a series of columns that trace the history of efforts to regulate the manufacture, sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages in Alabama. More...

Political Cartoon

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Lifestyle

Tired blood? No wonder!

* A proverb of unknown origin states, “The length of a piece of wood can only be too short on one end.” * Scotsmen and their descendants make up almost half of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, and almost three-quarters of More...

The Perfect Blend

Finding the right daily nutritional balance is no easy feat. More...

Miller-Tremlett to wed June 18 in Knoxville, Ala.

Mr. and Mrs. Ron Miller of Enterprise announce the engagement of their daughter, Hannah Kelsey Miller, to William Michael Tremlett, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Tremlett of Pell City. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...