July 26, 2007 RSS feed / Community

Jackson council talks new dog ordinance

The Jackson City Council is considering an ordinance that would prohibit the owning of dogs considered to be of known vicious breeds within the city limits. More...

Massey wins trip

Will Massey received a trip and award recently for being the No. 1 national seller of Massey Ferguson Compact Tractors for the second quarter of 2006. More...

Kingsmen singing in T'ville Saturday

The Southern Gospel group the Kingsmen will be in concert at Pineview Baptist Church in Thomasville on Saturday, July 28, at 6 p.m. More...

ASCC program will help LPNs earn associate degrees

Alabama Southern Community College in Thomasville will begin a new program in January 2008 that will allow Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) to earn their Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) by attending class in the evenings and on weekends. More...

They grow 'em big in Gosport!

Clarence Whitsett of Gosport picked these 40 and 45-pound watermelons on July 17. The melons were grown utilizing Triple 13 fertilizer. Photo by Jessica Anderson More...

Zimco tomatoes have faces!

Roman T. Grayson of the Zimco community recently grew these oddly shaped tomatoes. One is smiling, and the other's mouth is wide open with surprise, he said. More...

UDC meet at historic home

Charter Chapter No. 36 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy met at the historic Irby home in Lower Peach Tree for the May meeting. Members and guests enjoyed a picnic on the deck. More...

Harred-Chapman say vows in Mobile ceremony April 22

Belinda Irene Chapman and Stephen Cory Harred were married April 22, 2007 at 4:30 p.m. at the Mobile Botanical Gardens in Mobile. Rev. Garry Harred, father of the groom, officiated the ceremony. A reception followed on location. More...

Presnalls to celebrate 50 years

Mr. and Mrs. Cullen Presnall will celebrate their 50th golden wedding anniversary Sunday, July 29 at 2 p.m. at the Hebron United Methodist Church in Grove Hill. A reception will be given by their children and grandchildren. Mr. More...

Group enjoys Six Flags visit

Chance & Scyrene

Chance Outreach Programs, Inc. sponsored a trip to Six Flags Over Georgia on Saturday, June 23. This trip was primarily a reward for all of the hard work that the students who participated in the tutoring program accomplished. More...

CARD OF THANKS

The family of Mrs. Clara Odie Anderson Roberts would like to express sincere appreciation to all those who provided such care and support during her illness and after her passing. To Dr. Stevens, Dr. Bontrager, Dr. More...

Arrests made and stolen property recovered in Jax

Two Prichard men are in custody after Jackson police officers found loads of stolen property in their possession in the early morning hours, Sunday, July 22. According to police reports, Sgt. Josh Garrett was on routine patrol around 2:15 a.m. More...

Thomasville Police arrests

Thomasville Police Department's arrest report for the week of July 16-22 is listed. Victoria M. White, assault, second degree, arrested July 18. More...

Water Authority trying to stop fencing of pump in nearby Marengo

Rex Rush, chairman of the North Clarke Water Authority, addressed the Clarke County Commission Monday on a boundary dispute surrounding a northwest pump station near the Clarke-Marengo county line. More...

Cool drink on a hot day!

Madison Newton, left, and Casen Young, center, set up a lemonade stand on Oak Street last week. They persuaded Jane Newton, as well as many others driving by to stop for a "nice cold drink for only 25 cents. More...

Correction: This Whatley not from Whatley

Lee William Whatley is not of Whatley as was stated in a recent issue of The Democrat. He is from Mobile and originally of Jackson. More...

Wilson recognized for years of service

Wayne Wilson was recently recognized for 30 years of service to the U.S. government. Wilson went to work at the Grove Hill Post Office in March of 1980 after serving three years in the army. More...

Treasures on display at Montgomery expo

Linda Vice of Alabama Tombigbee Tourism in Thomasville put the finishing touches on an exhibit for Black Belt Treasures at the Alabama Advantage Expo held recently in Montgomery at the state capitol. More...

Snacks to cheer you up!

Memories & Recipes

This week Erin will be going to overnight cheer camp at Linda Kennedy's Gym. It reminded me of my Jr. High cheer camp experience. I was about 12 years old and the camp would be held at the campus of Ole Miss in Oxford, Miss. More...

THS Class of 1952 gathers at Ezell's

The Thomasville High School Class of 1952 held its 55th class reunion at Ezell's recently. More...

Does well at pageant

Chelsea Hope Sellers entered the competition for the National American Miss Junior Teen Pageant in Birmingham during May 26- 28 and came back to Clarke County holding her head high. More...