April 14, 2006 RSS feed / Community

T'ville police crack down on cars with loud music

The Thomasville Police Department cracked down on vehicles with loud music blasting from them last weekend. Ten people were cited for the offense. More...

Fair Housing office could locate here

Helps educate consumers

Teresa Bettis, a representative from the Center for Fair Housing talked to Clarke County commissioners Tuesday about the services the center offers and the possibility of locating a satellite office in Clarke County. More...

County Records

Marriage license applications Khomie Goines, to Gennel McMillian; Samuel Leland Burge Jr., to Elisha Ross Deveau; Daniel Stephen Lee, to N. More...

Children's Advocacy Center's new advocate is Heidi Gaillard

Heidi Gaillard of Jackson has been hired as the victim's advocate for the Clarke County Regional Children's Advocacy Center, located in Grove Hill. More...

Barrow to close Grove Hill store

Barrow Fine Furniture is closing its Grove Hill store sometime in July, according to store manager Jan Pruitt and the company's director of advertising Jerry Sweat. More...

Birthday party given for Lillian Taite

Chance & Scyrene

Scyrene resident Mrs. Lillian Taite had a surprise birthday party last Sunday at the Fellow-ship Baptist Church in Chance. Mrs. More...

Brooks-Dale to wed at Pearce Memorial House

Ms. Jamie Danita Brooks and Arthur James Dale, both of Mobile announce their upcoming wedding on Saturday, May 13, 2006 at 5 p.m. at the H.W. Pearce Memorial Park Assembly House in Jackson. More...

Couple to be wed in Jackson in April 29 ceremony

Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Martin of Grove Hill announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Tiffany Shanek Stanton of Grove Hill, to Brad L. Davis of Jackson, son of Mary J. Davis of Jackson and Eddie J. Bettis of Leroy. More...

Couple weds on April 5

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur W. Smith, both of Jackson (nee Pamela Barlow) were married Wednesday, April 5, 2006 at Andrews Associated Foods in Grove Hill. More...

Final Plans

McRae-Gilmore Tanya T. McRae of Grove Hill and Michael O. Gilmore will exchange marriage vows Saturday, April 15 at 4:30 p.m. at the Rockbar Baptist Church in West Bend. A reception will follow. More...

T'ville library to host community meeting

The Thomasville Public Library Board is hosting a community meeting on Thursday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Library. More...

Clanton-Pierson exchange vows March 25

Karen Gwen Pierson and John Darwin Clanton were united in marriage on Saturday, March 25, 2006. More...

B'ham Children's Theatre to perform in Jackson

The Birmingham Children's Theatre will perform for students of Jackson Intermediate School on Wednesday, April 19 at 1:15 p.m. This school performance is funded by a grant from the Alabama State Council on the Arts. More...

Card of Thanks

We would like to thank our families, the people of the Coffeeville community, the staff of Southern Care Hospice and members of New Faith Baptist Church for their support during Joe's illness and death. More...

Income tax filing extension available in Katrina areas

Because April 15 falls on a Saturday, the tax filing deadline has been moved to Monday, April 17. More...

911 advisory board resumes meetings

Roy Waite, Clarke County EMA director, spoke to the Clarke County 911 board on behalf of the advisory board during Monday's meeting. More...

T'ville, other municipalities join to seek federal 'GO-Zone' funds

West Alabama Cooperative District created

The Thomasville City Council passed a resolution Monday forming the West Alabama Cooperative District, a joint effort with the cities of Butler, Demopolis, Livingston and York, creating a capital improvement district to seek and utilize federal funds More...

Waite recognized

Clarke County EMA Director Ray Waite, left, was presented with several certificates he earned while completing work for his EMA Advanced Certification. More...

Hunter comes home

Hunter, the former K-9 officer for Grove Hill Police Department has come back home to live with owner and former handler Officer Royce Kelley. More...

CPS art lesson

Third graders at Clarke Preparatory School were given an art lesson from staff members of the Mobile Museum of Art recently. More...

Arrests booked through county jail past week detailed

Thirty people were arrested and booked through the Clarke County Jail over the past week. Those arrests reported by the Clarke County Sheriff's Department include: More...

Jones Chapel to be site of Smith-Jordan nuptials

John and Janet Smith of Grove Hill announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Smith, to Eric Jordan, son of Therman "Buck" and Judy Jordan, also of Grove Hill. The bride is also the daughter of the late Linda Smith. More...

60th anniversary

R. J. and Delia Mae Bumpers were married 60 years ago on March 31. The children and grandchildren held a joyous celebration with a dinner reception at The Farmhouse Restaurant on April 1 in Grove Hill. More...

Payne - Buchanan to wed in Orange Beach May 27

Dr. and Mrs. Rhett Goode Payne III of Meridian, Miss. announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kristy Lynn, to Sean Buchanan, both of Meridian. More...

Area resident got to meet and know Elvis Presley

Memories & Recipes Cindy Garrick I was talking with one of my tax clients recently about a Scyrene resident being close friends with Elvis Presley. (That article will be coming soon.) More...

TCDC holds annual Beautillion, Cotillion March 25

The Toddtown Community Development Center along with coordinators Charles and Yvonne Johnson held their fifth annual Beautillion and Cotillion on March 25 at H.W. Pearce Memorial Assembly House in Jackson. More...

Community Study Club holds March meeting

In March, Community Study Club members enjoyed a catered dinner in the home of Mrs. Jean Hepstall. Co-hostesses were Mrs. Vivian Gilmore and Mrs. Pat Williams. Guests were Mrs. Ellen Waller, Mrs. Jean McInnis and Mrs. Rosalyn Patton. More...