April 26, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners hear plans for motel, more on T'ville property

The lifting of restrictions on Thomasville property formerly owned by the Clarke County Commission will open the door for a new motel and possibly new restaurants, a developer told commissioners Tuesday. More...

Gotcha!

Radar trailer detects, records vehicles' speeds

Grove Hill police have been utilizing the department's new OnSite radar trailer for about a month now and according to Chief Leo Frazier they are already seeing results. "Everybody's been slowing down. I've even been slowing down," he laughed. More...

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Community

Seismic company looking for oil under Jackson High

The Clarke County Board of Education last Thurday approved a contract with Mayne & Mertz for a seismic and geophysical survey at Jackson High School during last week's meeting. More...

Man previously arrested for theft now charged with sex offenses

A man arrested several weeks ago on theft charges has been arrested again, this time on sexually related charges. More...

Career Tech teachers talk with business leaders about good work skills

Clarke County Career Tech teachers met recently with local business and education leaders to discuss skills that they look for in an employee. More...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Bay Strings to perform The Mobile Symphony presents Bay Area Strings Orchestra in Concert - "A Musical Evening in Clarke County," Thursday, (tonight) April 26 at 7 p.m. at Sage Auditorium in Grove Hill. The concert is open to the public. More...

Editorial

Seatbelts important

New Jersey Gov. Jon S. Corzine probably doesn't want the job, but he would be a good poster model for wearing seatbelts. Gov. Corzine was in a bad car accident April 12 that broke 11 of his ribs, his sternum, a leg, his collarbone and a vertebra. More...

Seeing the Elephant

The Tide Faithful set a record for attendance at a college scrimmage game Saturday, turning out some 92,138 strong for the Crimson Tide's A-Day game. There were likely 100,000 or more people in the vicinity of Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa. More...

Alabama Scene

Stirring up a hornet's nest

The vote may have already been taken by the time you read this, but it will be interesting to pick up the feedback legislators got during their spring break on the slavery apology resolution. When Sen. More...

2-year-old pool victim back home

The second of two children to survive a near-drowning at a local home day care facility has returned home after almost a month and a half in the hospital. More...

Wyman's 36-year run comes to end Saturday

"I told my help to treat your customers like they would want to be treated and I feel we've done that. I believe a retail store has a responsibility to the community. Wyman's has tried to support the community... More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Bryant

Ernest Nolen Bryant, 82, of Spanish Fort died April 21, 2007 at his residence. He was born Dec. 31, 1924 in Lawrence County, Tenn. He was a member of Grove Hill Baptist Church. He was a World War II Navy veteran. More...

Maxwell

Esther Maxwell, 77, of Jackson died April 20, 2007 at her residence. She was born Jan. 17, 1930. She was a member of Stave Creek Baptist Church in Jackson. She was a retired machine operator for Vanity Fair Mills in Jackson. More...

Slayton

Mildred Christine Slayton, 95, of Jackson died April 22, 2007 at the Meadows Assisted Living Facility. She was born Sept. 3, 1911. She was affectionately known as "Aunt Tine." She was a 1935 graduate of Auburn University. More...

Sports

Sports Scene

Gibson deserves a lot of praise for hard work

I remember going to the park for games way before it ever looked anything like it does today. Back in those days home runs were only memorable if they went over the bath house at the Doc Mitchell Field. More...

Opening Day a huge success

The Grove Hill Dixie Youth baseball and softball leagues held their annual opening day festivities this past Saturday. Over 350 youngsters representing 28 teams took to the fields at some point during the day. More...

Bulldogs beat Clay Co. to advance

For the first time since 1998 the Clarke County High School Bulldogs will be advancing to the second round of the state baseball playoffs as they beat Clay County 5-2 in Ashland Tuesday afternoon. More...