September 14, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

T'ville beer sales not automatic with zoning

Mayor dispels misconceptions

While many Thomasville residents appear supportive of some kind of zoning ordinance for the city, there are a few misconceptions about it, Mayor Sheldon Day told council members and the public at Monday's council meeting. More...

T'ville losing grocery

Southern Family Market's exit will leave 2 groceries

Southern Family Market in Thomasville will be closing its doors before the end of the month leaving the city with only two grocery stores. More...

Senator, trooper disagree on traffic stop

A state trooper has accused State Sen. Pat Lindsey of lying to get out of a traffic ticket but Lindsey said that isn't the case at all. He said the worst he should be accused of is poor hearing. More...

Special Sections

Business

Jackson offers industrial site specs for EADS related suppliers

During Tuesday's city council meeting, Jackson Mayor Richard Long reported that the city had received a request from the state for a list of industrial sites in Jackson that meet the EADS Project specifications. More...

Sports

Leroy beat Keith in battle of Bears

LHS 60, Keith 20

Leroy seniors Jarod Brewer and Brian Lankford got their 18th birthday wish as Leroy defeated the Keith Bears 60-20. More...

Babes set to host tourney

The Clarke County High School Babes volleyball team had a rough time last Saturday as they lost 25-11 and 25-10 to Mobile Christian in a battle of ranked 3A teams. More...

Eagles still looking for win after loss to Saints

PA 42, JA 13

The Patrician Academy Saints smacked the Jackson Academy Eagles with a 42-13 loss Friday as the Eagles move to 0-3 on the season. More...

Church News

Gospel singing set Sept. 23 for Shirley Wright in Grove Hill

For over 30 years Shirley Wright was at the very heart of the work of the Baptist Churches in Clarke County, as her husband Jack served as Director of Missions and she served as Associational Clerk. More...

Church Announcements

Inspirational Tabernacle revival Sept. 14-16

Inspirational Tabernacle Church of Jackson will be in revival Thursday (tonight), Sept. 14 through Saturday, Sept. 16 at 7 p.m. The evangelist will be Genet Horn of Whatley. The pastor is Beverly Jackson. More...

Lifestyle

Ross-Arreola to wed Nov. 11 in Grove Hill

Kylia and James Smith announce the engagement of their daughter, Lee Ann Ross, to Marino Thomas Arreola, son of Jerri Ann Arreola of Altoona, Ala. and the late Marino Arreola Jr. of San Diego, Calif. More...

New Arrivals

Robinson Mr. and Mrs. Brent Robinson, (nee Ramona Guy) of Mobile announce the arrival of a son, Wesley Brent Robinson, born Aug. 29, 2006 at 9:55 a.m. at Mobile Infirmary. He weighed eight lbs., six ozs. and measured 21 inches. More...

Memories & Recipes

Ready for big game!

Dean is so excited that football season is here again. There is not a more avid fan of the sport in Clarke County. More...

Grove Hillian charged with Katrina FEMA fraud

The mother of a Clarke County woman already charged with allegedly defrauding the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has also been charged with similar crimes. More...

CPS football field named for Coach Billy Hamilton

Clarke Prep School's head football coach Billy Hamilton was honored last Friday night prior to the game with Monroe Academy as the football field was named in his honor. More...

C'ville eyes vacant home for new town hall

Coffeeville Town Council members are considering the purchase of a house on River Street to be used as the town hall and a meeting facility. More...

Commissioners table decision on solid waste

Clarke County Commissioners voted to table their decision on which company would provide solid waste removal for county residents until the next commission meeting. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Area Obituaries

Whatley Fannie Mae Howard Whatley, 80, of Tibbie died Sept. 10, 2006 at her residence. More...

Community

Cards of Thanks

We would like to thank everyone for their kindness and thoughtfulness we received at our baby shower for our new bundle of joy, Ariana Nicole Davis. We appreciate you taking time from your busy schedules to come celebrate with us. More...

Consultant hired to look at Grove Hill airport needs

The Grove Hill Town Council hired Barge Waggoner Sumner & Cannon, Inc., an engineering firm in Dothan, to serve as consultants for a feasibility study for the Grove Hill airport. More...

Jax chamber meet held

Beth Criswell (left), incoming president of the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce presented outgoing president Kevin Bolware with a certificate of appreciation and a gift for his service to the local business community last Thursday evening during the More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Litter Awareness Week

A dumpster will be located behind Grove Hill Town Hall during the week of More...

Editorial

Our Opinions

Beautify Grove Hill but keep it practical

The downtown Grove Hill area could certainly stand some beautifying and some revitalization. Few deny that. But how to do it opens up a debate. More...

Legislative immunity and partisan politics

We've often argued that immunity for Alabama legislators is an outdated and unneeded law. More...

Alabama Scene

How much more mud will governor candidates sling?

If you are one of those political junkies who likes mud slinging campaigns it would appear you are going to be in hog's heaven...pun intended...for the next two months. More...

Schools

Clarke Prep School News

Letter from Headmaster Cornelius

Clarke Prep School has begun a new school year with a renewed enthusiasm and a positive outlook toward the future. More...