May 4, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Commission candidates make pitches

Candidates for Clarke County Commissioner District 1 spoke at the Grove Hill Chamber of Commerce quarterly meeting, held April 25 at Gloria's Pour House Cafe. More...

TPD arrests made

The Thomasville Police Department reported 18 misdemeanor arrests over the past week. Those arrested include: More...

Junior Miss program is Saturday night

Twelve young women will compete for the title of Clarke County Junior Miss this Saturday, May 6. The Clarke County Junior Miss program will be held at Sage Auditorium in Grove Hill and begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5. More...

Special Sections

Business

March 2006 Unemployment

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Sports

Clarke Prep Gators start playoff games

The Clarke Prep School Gators baseball team closed the regular season falling 9-6 to Wilcox Academy, dampening the first ever night game at the team's ball field. More...

Throwing out the first pitch

Longtime supporter John Becton threw out the first pitch last Friday as the Gators played their first night game on their home field. Here catcher Jake Turner catches the throw from Becton. More...

Powell tapped as new LHS football coach

The Washington County Board of Education announced last Thursday that Danny Powell would be taking over as head football coach and athletic director for the 2006-2007 school year. More...

Editorial

Alabama Scene

All indications are that Riley will whip Moore by big margin

MONTGOMERY-It seems now that almost every few days yet another poll is released on the upcoming primaries and whether you put any stock in them or not, it is worthy of note that they have all been remarkably consistent. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Baxley best bet to beat Gov. Riley in general election

The Democratic and Republican primaries are less than five weeks away. This is the first big step towards our biggest prize, the brass ring of Alabama politics, the governor's office. More...

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Schools

CCHS names academic top 10 students

Ten Clarke County seniors realized their goals of academic success when they were named the Academic Top Ten for the graduating class of 2006. Valedictorian of the Class of 2006 is Kelsey Lohse Horton, and Salutatorian is Jamie Allen Jackson. More...

Bricks from torn-down building can be purchased at school

Excited students and nostalgic faculty have intently watched the bulldozing of the "junior high" building. All is not lost, however, because some of the bricks have been rescued! For the nostalgic, these bricks are More...

Readers can earn points this summer

In addition to the summer reading requirement, English students will read and take tests on books from the library to accumulate Accelerated Reader points. More...

Terrorist act? Mohammed caught buying up cell phones at Dollar Gen.

Clarke County Commission-ers may not have been as far out in left field as countians thought when they voted to purchase terrorists insurance for the Clarke County Courthouse. More...

Forestry fest in Grove Hill this Saturday

The Alabama Treasure Forest Association is sponsoring a forestry festival, Saturday, May 6 at Clarke Preparatory School in Grove Hill. More...

Children's Advocacy Center big aid in dealing with abuse and molestation problems

A year after the house on Cobb Street was purchased, the Clarke County Regional Children's Advocacy Center held its ribbon cutting ceremony, April 27. More...

Totem pole carver at festival

Jerry Davidson, a Washington County resident, will be showing his totem poles and demonstrating his carving techniques at the Forestry Festival in Grove Hill this Saturday. Davidson also carves other things. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Area Obituaries

Taylor Luburcy Tiggs Taylor, 95, of Jackson died April 24, 2006 in Woodbridge, Va. More...

Community

GH council ties mileage reimbursement to state

The Grove Hill Town Council met for about eight minutes Monday. More...

Probation revoked on man convicted of timber theft

A Whatley man convicted of timber theft was brought back to jail for not meeting his probation requirements. More...

Wood realizes lifetime dream when buying restaurant

Almost 20 years after working at the original Magnolia restaurant, Karen Wood has purchased the eating establishment. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

District 3 Deputies meet There will be a meeting for all District 3 Deputies More...

Church News

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Trumpent Ministries to hold holy ghost explosion Trumpent Ministries #2 at 211 East Ross Street in Jackson will continue its 2006 Five Night Holy Ghost Explosion featuring a Power Pack Woman of God Thursday, (tonight), May 4 and end Friday, May 5 a More...

Love one another

I John 4:7-8 "Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God,and eve r y o n e that loveth is born of God a n d k n o w e t h God He that loveth not knoweth not More...

Lifestyle

Bettis-Williams to say vows May 12 at Clarke Courthouse

Mrs. Georgeiana Bettis announces the engagement of her daughter, Melissa Bettis of Grove Hill, to Bruce Williams, son of the late Bucket Washington and Mamie Lee Williams of Gainestown. More...

Memories & Recipes

West Virginia banana pudding recipe shared

My son-in-law Burke Allen is a long time member of the media. When he and my daughter, Cristi met, he was a morning radio personality in Savannah, Ga. and she was a frequent listener to his program. Burke has been More...