April 14, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Fulton man seeks GOP nomination for District 1 commissioner

Henry Burge of Fulton has announced he will run as a Republican candidate for Clarke County Commission, District 1. More...

Old making way for new

Work started on tearing down a Grove Hill landmark, the old grammar school or elementary school building in the Clarke County High School complex, Wednesday to make way for a new $5.7 million high school. The building dates to the 1920s. More...

Grove Hill Relay for Life raises $33,835

The Grove Hill American Cancer Society's Relay for Life was held Friday, April 7 on Cobb Street in front of the Clarke County Museum. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Second ranked Gators to face No. 1 Faith

The Clarke Prep School Gators, ranked second in the AISA, kept their area record unblemished with a 16-0 pounding of Escambia Academy Tuesday afternoon in Grove Hill. More...

Two CCHS hoopsters to play with summer AAU teams

Two Clarke County High School basketball players didn't have much of a break once the season ended as they have been chosen to play on state AAU traveling teams. More...

Golf tourney set for Linden

Win $30,000 cash for a hole-in-one on par three Number 3 hole at Linden Country Club Saturday, April 22. Linden Rotary Club is sponsoring a four-man scramble with a shotgun start that Saturday. More...

Editorial

Our Opinions Educating voters on two party system

"We've got four guys running for sheriff, who are you going to vote for," we overheard one Clarke County voter ask another recently. More...

Some gubernatorial candidates run just for the fun of it

Alabama Scene

It started in 1950 and it hasn't stopped. What I speak of are the countless men and women who have run for governor of Alabama even though they know they have absolute no chance of winning. More...

Election year budget loaded with pork

Inside the Statehouse

At the end of each legislative session I am reminded of an old saying that "nobody's life, liberty, or property is safe as long as the Alabama Legislature is in session." More...

Lifestyle

Favorite blooming tree is Kousa Dogwood

Gardening With Dora

Several years go during Spring Break I was on a tour of Sanibel Island, Florida with a group of teachers from DeKalb County. On our last day there it was our tour guide's task to walk us through one of the wildlife preserves. More...

Jury returns $5.5 million verdict against CVS

Jackson pharmacist Randy Guy was awarded $5.5 million in a suit against Rhode Island based drug store chain, CVS for breach of contract and fraud. More...

Legislature passes bill outlawing hog-dog fighting

The Alabama Legislature has passed a law banning staged fights between dogs and wild hogs in the state. More...

First countywide GOP primary contest set June 6

For likely the first time ever, Clarke County will host a countywide Republican primary. There will also be a district GOP primary race. More...

Pat Lindsey seeks seventh term from State Senate District 22

Butler native Pat Lindsey has qualified for a seventh term representing District 22 in the Alabama State Senate. More...

$5,000 grant for Children's Ctr.

The Community Foundation of South Alabama has announced the awarding of $35,500 in grants from the Social Services & Health Initiative to six nonprofit organizations across four counties. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Area Obituaries

Moore Debra Dianne Christmas Moore, 43, of Tacoma, Wash. died April 7, 2006. More...

Community

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...

Calendar

Community Calendar

HIV Prevention Group meets

The Area-Wide HIV Prevention Community Network Group will meet More...

Church News

If the foundation be removed, what can the righteous do?

Recent news reports as well as TV specials are now trying to persuade all who will be enticed that Judas was merely obeying orders from Jesus in betraying our Savior. More...

Announcements

Pineview to have youth worship service Pineview Baptist Church of Thomasville will have a "Common Ground" non-denominational community-wide youth worship service Thursday, (today), April 13 at 6 p.m. More...

The bread, the cup: A foretaste of Easter

On Thursday night, the disciples did not understand all that Jesus was saying. Yes, they heard His words but it would take the events of the following days for them to grasp the true significance of those words. More...