February 2, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

50 years on the job

Mike Williamson joined The Democrat in 1955

Mike Williamson arrived at The Clarke County Democrat as a young printer in November 1955 and was on the job in 1956 when the newspaper celebrated its 100th anniversary. More...

Trooper Wiggins runs

Gene Wiggins, an Alabama State Trooper for the past nine years, announced that he is a Republican candidate for Sheriff of Clarke County. More...

Special Sections

Sports

CCHS wins county championships

Lady Bulldogs down Jackson, Bulldogs pound Thomasville

For the third straight season the Clarke County High School Lady Bulldogs have captured the Clarke County tournament championship. More...

Clarke Prep hoops teams split with Patrician teams

This is the last big week of basketball for the Clarke Prep School team. More...

Senior bowl highlights

In a lineman More...

Church News

Bassett Creek Baptist plans major sanctuary remodeling

Church also has a website, sermons can be heard on line

Bassett Creek Baptist Church, Clarke County More...

The joy of the Lord is your strength

Full Story

CHARMED, NOT CHANGED Read 2 Corinthians 5:17 LB

Two men who were members of the same church met at a cafe. One asked, "Have you heard about Harvey? He embezzled a million dollars from his company and ran off with his partner%27s wife." More...

Lifestyle

Morning club fun—since Dean doesn’t make coffee anymore!

Memories & Recipes

If you can manage to wake up at 4 a.m., you can join the many men who come by the store from all over to get some of Rhonda More...

Newspaper celebrates milestone

Directly below, in the lower left hand corner of this page, appears a figure every week that the average reader probably doesn More...

Bullet-riddled wing may be from crashed aircraft

Hunters in the New Prospect area may have found a piece of the airplane that crashed in Wilcox County Saturday. More...

GOP candidates seek sheriff’s job

Harvey tells candidacy

Richard H. Harvey of Jackson has announced he will be a Republican candidate for the office of Clarke County Sheriff. More...

Two sought for molesting children

A Jackson adult and juvenile are both being sought by the Jackson Police Department in connection with two separate cases of alleged child molestation. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Area Obituaries

Anderson Joe Anderson Jr., 71, of Grove Hill died Jan. 26, 2006 at a Mobile area hospital. More...

Community

Purple martin scout sighted

Today is Ground Hog Day. Whether or not the ground hog sees his shadow determines whether winter will continue or spring is at hand. More...

CCHS baseball, softball fields may be built behind GHES

Bids to be opened soon on new high school

Superintendent of Education Gerald Stephens told members of the Clarke County Board of Education, during Thursday More...

Texas cop guest speaker

A Child Abuse Investigations Conference was held at Thomasville Baptist Church Jan. 12 for first responders and other emergency personnel. Detective Mike Johnson of Plano, Texas Police Department was the guest speaker. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Diabetic support group meets today

Grove Hill Memorial Hospital Diabetic Support Group will meet More...

Grove Hill Arts Council

March 10"Turning Art Into Business" Workshop Opening Reception for "Southern Art Bazaar" More...

Editorial

Democrat’s 150th is due to public’s steadfast support

Editor

As you will note from a front page article and from a special section in today More...

Countywide GOP contest will be on June 6 ballot

Our Opinions

The announcement this week of two candidates seeking the Republican nomination to be sheriff of Clarke County is a historic first More...

Looks like there won’t be GOP gubernatorial run-off

Alabama Scene

MONTGOMERY More...

Schools

College scholarships are available

The Alabama Conservation District Employees Association will be accepting scholarship applications throughout the State of Alabama from high school seniors for two $500 scholarships to be awarded to a student who is a resident of the State of Alabam More...

CES spelling bee winners announced

Coffeeville Elementary School hosted its annual Spelling Bee Contest Friday, Jan. 13. More...

UWA tells honor roll

The University of West Alabma has named five Clarke County students to the President More...