January 12, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Newspaper will celebrate 150th birthday Feb. 2

Afternoon reception planned; commentaries are solicited

The Clarke County Democrat has been in its 150th year of publication for nearly a year now, edging toward its 150th birthday, which will be celebrated Thursday, Feb. 2 when the newspaper issues Vol. 151, No. 1. More...

Health dept. wants new building

The Alabama Department of Public Health wants to build a new building for the county health department and would like for the county, and maybe the Town of Grove Hill, to provide land, reported town and county attorney Bruce Wilson at the Grove Hill More...

Special Sections

Editorial

Riley seeks to adjust unjust tax ...a little bit

Editor

Three years ago I would have figured Bob Riley a one-termer for sure in the Alabama governor More...

Sparks already flying in governor’s contest

Alabama Scene

MONTGOMERY More...

Insurance fuss raises real questions about Homeland Security handouts

What Others Say

A foreign terrorist organization probably would be hard put to find Clarke County even if for some unfathomable reason it chose to target the rural southwest Alabama county for an attack. More...

Schools

Thomasville students make LBW honor roll

Lurleen B. Wallace Community College president Edward Meadows has announced academic honor students for the 2005 Fall Semester. More...

County students make TU honor roll

Clarke County students who made the Chancellor More...

Harper Head Start now taking applications

Harper Head Start in Jackson is taking applications for the up-coming 2006-2007 program year. More...

Terrorist insurance nixed

Clarke County Commissioners voted Tuesday to rescind their decision to purchase terrorist insurance. More...

Relatives of Panamanian president visit Clarke

One would not expect to find foreign dignitaries at a hunting camp near Coffeeville, but that is where family members of the president of Panama spent the holidays. More...

Shelby to speak in Jackson

U.S. Sen. Richard C. Shelby, R-Ala., will address Clarke County residents during a visit Thursday (today) at 4 p.m. at the Jackson City Hall. More...

LIFE Tech Center to open in Thomasville

The old mental health center in Thomasville will soon be put to use as a state agency again. More...

One hour parking?

Parking spaces in front of the Clarke County Courthouse are limited due to work being done for the new courthouse annex. Courthouse employees were told not to park in those spaces in front, which are supposed to be limited to one hour parking. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Area Obituaries

Dickinson Bob C. Dickinson, 72, of Grove Hill died Jan. 5, 2006. More...

Community

Man arrested for selling imitation drugs

Deputy Ron Baggett of the Clarke County Sheriff More...

County Records

Marriage license applications Clarke Wayne Roberts, to Susan Michele Rikard; Montrell Lamir Armstrong, to Tomeki Rhosell Brown; Anthony Dewayne Aldridge, to Sharie Denise Coates. More...

Cards of Thanks

We would like to express our appreciation to all our neighbors, friends and extended family, whose love and concern for the calls, visits, food and contributions and prayers and any act of kindness during our sorrow. More...

Calendar

Calendar

Civitan Club to meet

The Grove Hill Civitan Club will meet Wednesday, Jan. 18 More...

Church News

Choctaw Bluff native answers call to preach

Noah Wesley Rocker Jr. has accepted his call to the ministry and will preach his initial sermon on Sunday, Jan. 15 at 3 p.m. More...

Area Church Announcements

Bro. Lanier preaching at Fulton First Baptist

Bro. Danny Lanier will be at First Baptist Church, Fulton for a one-night service on today, Jan. 12. More...

Confirmation important to adults as well as youths

Pastor

Greetings in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. I hope and pray that your New Year is going great. Every day I thank God for those of you who gave time and effort to make this Christmas season a wonderful time. More...

Lifestyle

Recipes and advice to help you lose weight in 2006

Memories & Recipes

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Seymour-Nobles to marry Jan. 14

Debra A. Nobles of Fulton announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her son, Henry L. Nobles, Jr. to Tiffany Marie Seymour, daughter of Ralph and Jackqueline Seymour of Canton, Ohio. Mr. More...

His and Her Shower fetes couple

Wesley Bryant and Katherine Hathaway of Mobile were honored at a More...