August 31, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Murder indictment returned

Calvin Stephens of Jackson was indicted by the Clarke County Grand Jury for murder-reckless/vehicle homicide. More...

Routine traffic stop leads to arrests in Thomasville

A traffic stop in Thomasville led to the arrest of the driver and passenger. More...

Thomasville increases garbage collection fees

After a dramatic falling-out with Allied Waste, Thomasville city council voted to raise its garbage collection rates to pay new garbage collector Arrow. More...

Jax policemen arrest Mt. Vernon resident on cocaine charges

Jackson Police charged a Mt. Vernon man with possession of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia after he was stopped for not displaying a tag on his vehicle. More...

Special Sections

Business

Barlow retiring after 37 years in banking business in Grove Hill

"It is my last Monday," Dan Barlow remarked as he walked into his office at First United Security Bank in Grove Hill. More...

Sports

Gators send Saints marching

Clarke Prep 24, Patrician 7

Outlined againts a black and blue August sky, the Clarke Prep Gator offense rode roughshod over the Patrician Saints 24-7 last Friday night in Grove Hill. More...

JA Eagles take one on the chin against Cottage Hill

The Jackson Academy Eagles lost 42-0 to the Cottage Hill Christian Warriors last Friday night in Jackson. More...

Upcoming Games

AHSAA - 7 p.m.; AISA 7:30 p.m. T.R. Miller More...

Editorial

Editor's Notes

Explore all avenues on hospital

Here we go again. The issue of combining two or more hospitals in the county is being discussed again. The issue has come up repeatedly over the years and just five years or so ago an expensive study was commissioned to look at the matter. More...

Alabama Scene

It's not the money but the gall in Bishop State fisaco

It was William Shakespeare who penned the familiar line about there being something rotten in Denmark. If he were around today he might re-write that to say there is something rotten in Alabama's two-year colleges. More...

Congress Reports

Remembering country's greatest natural disaster

Tuesday, Aug. 28, marked a somber day; it is the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina-the nation's most catastrophic natural disaster. More...

Fugitive gives law slip again

Area lawmen spent Sunday evening and part of Monday morning searching for a fugitive who had evaded them two weeks ago. More...

Hurricane Katrina evacuees return on first anniversary

Vixes say they will always remember Grove Hill's kindnesses

It was exactly one year ago this past Tuesday that Hurricane Katrina roared ashore on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, wrecking the coastline there and flooding the City of New Orleans. More...

Arrests booked through county jail

Seventeen arrests were booked into the Clarke County Jail and reported by Clarke County Sheriff's Department. More...

Local officeholders leading state groups

Alabama must address needs of rural roads, says ASCC prez

It is time for Alabama to address the condition of its rural roads, where more than 325 persons lost their lives during 2005, according to the new president of the Association of County Commissions of Alabama. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Area Obituaries

Anderson Joseph Thomas Anderson, newborn, was born and died Aug. 27, 2006. More...

Community

Memoriam

In Loving Memory Linda Smith Oct. 3, 1950 - Aug. 15, 1986

20 years ago our worlds came to an end when the Lord called you home. We could not have asked for a better wife, mother, daughter, or friend. We have a picture of you in a frame, but hold you closer in our hearts. More...

Domestic violence workshop held

Law officers. attorneys. judges and staff from district attorneys' and circuit clerks' offices from all over south Alabama attended the Clarke County Domestic Violence Criminal Justice Seminar, held at the Clarke County Courthouse Aug. 25. More...

Arts council donates to CAC

The Grove Hill Arts Council donated proceeds from the children's play, "How to Eat Like a Child" to the Clarke Regional Children's Advocacy Center. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

BOE meets today

The Clarke County Board of Education will meet Thursday, (today), Aug. 31 More...

Church News

Special guest at Grove Hill M-P Church

Stephanie Leavins will be at Grove Hill Methodist Protestant Church Sunday, Sept. 3 at 11 a.m. More...

Announcements

St. Paul's continues revival

St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church of Salitpa will continue its revival Thursday, (tonight), Aug. 31 and end Friday, Sept. 1. at 7 p.m. nightly. Rev. Craig Westery of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church of McIntosh is the evangelist. More...

Belshazzar attitude is dangerous

In Daniel 5:1 it reads, "Belshazzar the king made a great feast to a thousand of his lords, and drank wine before the thousand." More...

Lifestyle

Memories & Recipes

A real saint...and a good cook too!

Have you ever met a saint? We have one at Salem Baptist Church named Mrs. Ester Ruth Bradford. She has a quiet, peaceful spirit. She teaches the adult Sunday school class with a wisdom sent from heaven. More...