December 28, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Pickup flips in middle of town

A pickup was rolled upside down in a two-vehicle collision at the Jackson Street and Main Street intersection in Grove Hill Tuesday. The wrecked vehicles ended up right in front of Leonard More...

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Community

Clarke native Ian Burge enjoys work with hospice program in Fairhope

This is reprinted from a recent edition of The Mobile Press Register. Burge is the son of Vicki and Bill Burge of Jackson. Ian Burge started his career following in his father More...

WHMS Class of ’69 having weekend reunion

Wilson Hall High School Class of 1969 will have a 37th year reunion beginning Thursday, (tonight), Dec. 28 through Sunday, Dec. 31. The itinerary Thursday, (tonight), Dec. More...

Firemen busy with wreck and fire over Christmas holidays

Grove Hill firefighters worked an accident Christmas Eve and a fire Christmas Day. Highway 43 accident The Sunday accident was on Highway 43 in front of Dunn More...

Church News

God greater than the opposition

I John 4:4, "Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome t h e m : b e c a u s e greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world." God is greater, stronger, larger, bigger, morethan this world-Satan, evil, worldly goods, endowments More...

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Forest Avenue Baptist singing Forest Avenue Baptist Church will host an old-time convention singing Saturday, Dec. 30 at 6:30 p.m. until. Come and join in the singing and fellowship. More...

1. The main stories of Jesus More...

Lifestyle

Memories & Recipes

So much to be thankful for as 2006 comes to end

It was the best of years, it was the worst of years. My son and his wife welcomed their new son, Lee McGee, the youngest member of our family, into the world. My family buried my beloved Uncle Dennis, the oldest member of our family. More...

FINAL WEDDING PLANS TOLD

Overstreet-Williams Mary Elizabeth Overstreet and Michael Taylor Williams, both of Thomasville will exchange wedding vows Saturday, Dec. 30 at 5:30 p.m. at the Thomasville Baptist Church. Miss Overstreet is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George C. More...

Mr. and Mrs. Cassity renewing vows Jan. 6

Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Lee Cassity of Fulton will be renewing their wedding vows on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2007, 2 p.m. at the Grove Hill Methodist Protestant Church in Grove Hill. More...

DuBose takes oath to be circuit judge

Controversy over eligibility still unresolved

Despite a cloud of controversy, Jackson attorney Stuart Dubose was sworn in as circuit judge during a ceremony, Dec. 22, in the large courtroom of the Clarke County Courthouse in Grove Hill. However, his term will not start until Jan. 15. More...

Medicare sales reps investigated for fraud

Advantage Freedom, an insurance company that offers Medicare supplements, has ordered that all insurance sales in the Clarke County area cease until an investigation into possible fraudulent sales is complete. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Champion

Minister Frankie Leggett Champion, 63, of Jackson died Dec. 16, 2006 at Mobile Infirmary Medical Center in Mobile. She was born June 19, 1943. She was a member of St. Paul A.M.E. Church of Carlton where she was a licensed minister. More...

Hicks

Gertrude Phillips Hicks, 83, of Thomasville died Dec. 22, 2006 at Mobile Infirmary. She was born Nov. 11, 1923 in Little River. She was a member of Salem Baptist Church. She was a homemaker. More...

Jones

George William Jones, 84, of Fruitdale died Dec. 22, 2006 at a local hospital. He was born Jan. 20, 1922 in Chatom. He was a retired selfemployed pulpwood dealer. More...

Sports

Over 40 area players named all-state

When the Alabama Sports Writers Association released the 2006 all-state football team over 40 players from this area were part of the six AHSAA classes as well as in the AISA. More...

Full slate of bowl games to round out holiday

     Thursday, Dec. 28              PetroSun      Independence Bowl       3:30 p.m. More...

Editorial

Alabama Scene

Pay request conflicts with study results

The timing could not have been much worse. Only hours after an in-depth survey indicated Alabama high school graduates were woefully unprepared for college More...

From The Nethermost

Making it through first Communion with grandson

I heard their mother telling my son. More...

Congress Reports

Congressman honored to serve area in Washington

As we celebrate this special time of the year More...

Schools

Jordan School of Dance owner awarded membership in national group

Ashley Jordan Fuller, owner and instructor of Jordan School of Dance in Grove Hill and Demopolis, was recently awarded a Dance Teachers United Association Membership. More...