February 22, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Cardwells moving after 23 years of local ministry

Magnolia Assembly of God pastor takes Enterprise church

Rev. Billy Cardwell will deliver his last sermon as pastor of Magnolia Assembly of God on Sunday. He and his wife, Sharon, have been called to the First Assembly of God in Enterprise after serving nearly 23 years in Grove Hill. More...

Thomasville police release arrests for week of Feb. 12-18

The Thomasville Police Department arrest report for the week of Feb. 12-18 is listed. Caleb Jay Morgan, failure to appear, theft of property, second degree, arrested Feb. 14. Lagena Pugh Parker, domestic violence, third degree, arrested Feb. 12. More...

Grove Hill Municipal Court results

Twelve cases were heard in Grove Hill Municipal Court last week. Of those 10 were found guilty and two were dismissed. There were also 24 charges for failure to appear filed on subjects who did not come to court. More...

Special Sections

Business

How many nails and 2x4s can you sell in 32 years? Ask Jimmy Davis

Jimmy Davis is hanging up his measuring tape after 32 years at Dozier Hardware in Thomasville. "I started here doing the same thing I'm doing today, selling building materials," he said. More...

Sports

Bulldogs headed to Troy Regional tourney

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs broke open a close game with a 16-2 run in the third period as they beat the visiting Bulldogs of Pike County 68-53 last Friday night in Grove Hill. More...

Lady Bulldogs season ends at Calhoun

The Clarke County High School Lady Bulldogs saw their basketball season come to an end this past Tuesday as they fell 72- 55 to the Lady Tigers of Calhoun in a game much closer than the final score indicated. More...

Clarke Prep set to host baseball, softball classic

The Clarke Prep School baseball and softball teams will be hosting several teams from the area this Thursday (today) and Saturday in a round-robin type tournament. More...

Editorial

Mega steel mill

Our Opinions

The prospects for a huge German steel mill near Calvert in north Mobile County looks good and will create jobs and spur the economy for Clarke County if it is built. It is about 50 miles to Calvert from Grove Hill, but that's an easy drive. More...

Useless holidays

The courthouse, the post office and the banks were closed and shuttered Monday. Some students got a day out of school too, but not all. When the courthouse and the bank are closed in downtown Grove Hill it makes for a quiet day indeed. More...

Famous Quotes

"A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty." Sir Winston Churchill "The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life." Muhammad Ali More...

Massive mill would impact area

Construction would employ force larger than population of Clarke County!

A German steel plant that could locate in the Calvert area of northern Mobile County would require a construction force of 29,000 to build- more people than all of the 28,000 or so residents of Clarke County. More...

T'ville planning pitch for women's prison

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day told council members Monday that he expected the state to be putting out a request for a proposal on a women's prison facility soon. More...

'Sonny Gibson Field' remembers man for longtime service to sport

The 13-14-year-old girl's softball field at S.P. Hudson Park will be named "Sonny Gibson Field" in memory of the late James C. "Sonny" Gibson. The proposal was presented and approved during Monday night's Grove Hill Town Council meeting. More...

Ala. Power pays taxes

Alabama Power recently presented checks to municipalities for municipal property taxes recently. The check presented to Grove Hill this year was $72,765.34. More...

Arrests booked through Clarke County Jail

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail for the past week include: Jeffrey Maurice Adams, driving while license suspended and speeding, arrested by Grove Hill Police Department. More...

Suspect swallows apparent cocaine to keep from law

Two men are facing drug charges following a sting at the old Creeper's club in the Depot area of Jackson, Feb. 15, despite the efforts of both suspects to swallow all of the illegal drugs in their possession. More...

Community

Rising to 'Scale Back' challenge

Alabama will not be the fattest state in the nation in March if the Clarke County citizens have anything to say about it. More...

Jackson Citizen of Year honored

Jackson High School teacher Audra Raybon, center, was honored at the annual Citizen of the Year banquet, Feb. 15, sponsored by the Jackson Civitan Club. More...

Mom upset that man only indicted for misdemeanor in sexual abuse case

A mother is upset that a man accused of sexually molesting her two daughters was only indicted for a misdemeanor. More...

Church News

Women in Winter Ministries

Stave Creek Baptist Church will host the spring meeting of Women in Winter Ministries Wednesday, March 7 at 10 a.m. This meeting is open to all women regardless of age, race, or denominational preference. More...

If God cares, why would He allow bad things to happen?

Have you ever asked that question? If not, has the question ever entered your mind? Of course it has. With all of the bad things we hear happening in this world to people, the good and the bad, the question has entered our mind. St. More...

Church Announcements

New Home supper/singing New Home Church near Monroeville will have a special fundraising supper and singing Friday, Feb. 23. A chicken and pork supper will begin at 5 p.m. and the singing will begin at 7 p.m. More...

Schools

Work continues on the new Clarke County High School. This view is looking at the front entrance that will face the intersection of Church Street and DuBose Avenue. Work is a little behind schedule of the targeted completion date of August 2007. More...