April 27, 2006 RSS feed / Community

Jax shuts down Creepers club in the Depot area

Citing illegal alcohol and drug activity, as well as a violent environment, the Jackson City Council voted Tuesday to revoke the business license of Creepers Pool Hall and Game Room, located on Depot Road near the railroad tracks. More...

Thomasville council gets zoning ordinances to study

The Thomasville City Council received plenty of reading material Monday night as Mayor Sheldon Day handed out three zoning ordinances from communities around Alabama. More...

T'ville police arrests are told

Thomasville Police Department reported 62 misdemeanor arrests over the past week, with 39 of those arrests made for worthless checks. More...

Gilmore-Waller to marry June 24

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene F. Gilmore Jr., of Birmingham, announce the engagement of their daughter, Haver Peerson Gilmore, to William David Waller, son of the late William L. Waller Jr. and the late Helen B. Patterson of Decatur. More...

Garrick-Andrews to marry June 24 in Chattanooga

Jenny Smith Garrick and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth James Garrick, all of Jackson, announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Alicia Garrick, to Blane Alexander Andrews, son of Roseann Raughton Andrews of Chattanooga, Tenn. More...

University of West Alabama honors area students recently

The University of West Alabama recently recognized students for academic achievement and leadership on the Livingston campus during its annual Honors Day Convocation. Honors Day also included a family luncheon in the Bell Conference Center. More...

State arts council conducting workshop

The Alabama State Council on the Arts will present a grant workshop on Friday, April 28 at 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Grove Hill Town Hall. More...

New Arrival

Chapman Captain and Mrs. Chris Chapman (nee Nan Dumas) of Ft. Lee, Va. announce the arrival of a daughter, Lucy Powell on April 5, 2006 at 2:43 p.m. at John Randolph Medical Center in Hopewell, Va. She weighed nine lbs., 10 ozs. More...

More Grove Hill scenes from the '50s or '60s

Joe McCorquodale of Jackson found these pictures in his office recently. More will be shared in the following weeks. Some scenes may be familiar but many are not. More...

Cards of Thanks

Thanks to all the family and friends for their generosity and kindness. More...

Sympathies extended to those with recent deaths

Coffeeville

Mrs. Patsy Clanton spent a few days with her daughter, Mrs. Angie DeMouy and Caitlyn in Mobile last week. More...

CAC receives grant

The Clarke County Area Child Advocacy Center received a $5,000 grant from the Undesignated Community Endowment of The Community Foundation of South Alabama. More...

Accidental shooting leaves man dead

A Jackson died shortly after what appeared to be an accidental shooting that occurred around 3 p.m., April 19 inside a vehicle in the downtown Exxon station parking lot. More...

County Records

Marriage license applications Cedric Dean Dickinson, to Vera Mae Jackson; Gerhard William Mangold, to Cristen Sims Etheridge; Mack Bradford, to Margie Phillips; Charles Alexander Sims, to Crystal Dawn Champion; Douglas Burns Hartley, to Lizze More...

Odom-McCain plan beach wedding

Mr. And Mrs. Dwain Odom of Chatom announce the engagment of their daughter, Holly Kay Odom, to Rodney Paul McCain, son of Charlene Clark and Paul McCain of Oxford. More...

Retired educators group honored

The Clarke County Education Retirees Association received the AERA Unit of Excellence Award at the Annual AERA meeting April 4, 2006. More...

Final Wedding Plans Are Told

Atchison-Dismukes Ashley Renae Atchison and Bradley William "Duke" Dismukes will exchange marriage vows Saturday, April 29 at 3 p.m. at the Cypress Shores Baptist Church in Mobile. A reception will follow in the fellowship hall. More...

Alzheimer's support group looking for participants

A support group for caregivers of Alzheimer's patients is in the process of being formed. More...

Dunagans attend conference

The Alabama Farmers Federation held its annual Women's Conference at the Wynfrey Hotel April 18-20 where more than 200 women from through the state discussed issues that included volunteerism, healthcare, politics and economics. More...