December 7, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Urban forester is town clerk

Michele Floyd is moving from being an urban forester for a multi-county area to town clerk for Grove Hill. Mayor Lamar Hudson announced the appointment Monday night. More...

Recounting votes

A statewide recount of Amendment 1 from the Nov. 7 general election was mandated because of the close vote. More...

Special Sections

Community

County GOP squabbling over local control

A group of local Republicans is scrutinizing the practices of the Clarke County Repbulican Executive Committee concerning what it calls violations of the state committee More...

Reid accomplished a lot as curator of Clarke Museum

After seven years as curator of the Clarke County Museum, Kerry M. Reid has resigned to accept a fundraising position with the American Cancer Society. More...

Blood drives to be held in Grove Hill and Jackson

Volunteer blood donors are community heroes. Across the nation, heroes are saving thousands of lives everyday. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Grove Hill Christmas parade set for today Grove Hill More...

Church News

Response To God's Question

In the Bible, Our Lord asks Peter a question: More...

Religion ANNOUNCEMENTS

Givenland C.M.E. musical benefit set Givenland C.M.E. Church of Bashi will have a benefit program Saturday, Dec. 9 at 6 p.m. More...

Rebuilt church to be dedicated Sunday

The Hopewell Baptist Church of Chilton is one of the oldest churches in Clarke County. The current church was partially destroyed by a tornado in 2004 that deavasted much of the Chilton community. More...

Lifestyle

Memories & Recipes

Impossible Coconut Pie is delicious!

Well, the SEC championship game has ended the season with a dilemma thanks to Auburn More...

Melvin Pughs celebrating 50 years of marriage

Melvin and Susie Pugh of Chilton will have their 50th wedding anniversary Thursday, (today), Dec. 7. They have one son, three granddaughters, two great-grandsons and one great-granddaughter. The couple was marrried Dec. 7, 1956. More...

‘Smiling’ courthouse tree features 178 people

The Alabama Homemakers and Community Leaders of North Allen Club has erected and decorated the Christmas tree in the main hallway of the Clarke County Courthouse for years. More...

TDS closing area telephone offices

Three people in Grove Hill office, four in Butler are losing jobs

TDS Telecom announced to its employees Friday that beginning Jan. 29, 2007, select business offices throughout the countryincluding Butler and Grove Hillwill close to walk-in customer traffic. The news was sudden and unexpected. More...

Grove Hill ponders sidewalk golf carts

Can golf carts legally operate on Grove Hill's sidewalks? The question prompted a good bit of discussion at Monday's council meeting and the town's attorney has even researched the issue with no satisfactory answer. More...

Grove Hill, C’ville parades today, Saturday

Grove Hill More...

Obituaries - Free Access

AREA OBITUARIES

Brasell Ellis Norman Brasell, 87, of Thomasville died Nov. 28, 2006 at Springhill Memorial Hospital. He was born July 8, 1919 in Sunny South. He was a member of Thomasville United Methodist Church. More...

Sports

Next Stop - Birmingham

THS overcomes turnovers to turn away AHS THS 42, Andalusia 26

Keeping the never say die attitude the Thomasville Tigers overcame six turnovers to beat the Andalusia Bulldogs 42-26 last Friday night on the road to advance to their appearance in the Super Six in Birmingham. More...

Bears upend Raiders

LHS 34, Houston Academy 7

The Leroy Bears dismantled the number one ranked Raiders of Houston Academy 34-7 Friday night in Dothan and in doing so advanced to the Super Six in Birmingham, Alabama for the second time in two years. More...

SWHS runs over MHS

SWHS 28, Maplesville 6

The Sweet Water High School Bulldogs used a vicious ground game to power their way through the Red Devils of Maplesville 28- 6 last Friday night in the semifinals of the Class A state playoffs. More...

Editorial

Alabama Scene

Alabama

I am not sure many Alabamians lie awake at night worrying about it, but the election of state court judges in this state has become a national disgrace. More...

TDS should accomodate citizens’ needs

It is regrettable that TDS Telecom has chosen to close its office in Grove Hill More...

Thomasville’s wet-dry fire doesn’t need extra kindling

Alcohol debates can inflame people more than any other public issue. Look at Thomasville as an example. More...

Schools

Be thankful during holiday season

As the holiday season begins and this semester ends, it is necessary to reflect on how great this year has been so far. More...

DECA helps raise money for MDA

When most Americans think of Muscular Dystrophy, they picture Jerry Lewis surrounded by children during the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association More...

Friends across the world

The Spanish Club traveled to Mobile for the International Festival where they were able to sample foods from around the world and visit displays from various countries. They were required to visit all the Spanish speaking countries. More...