August 2, 2007 RSS feed / Community

Myers knows first-hand horrors of alcohol

Frank Myers knows how alcohol can devastate a person's life. He is a recovering alcoholic who has been able to stay sober for eight years. "I drank alcohol for 35 years," he said. More...

Clarke schools ready to begin 2007-08 year

Clarke County school personnel are preparing for the opening of school. In his report to the county Board of Education July 25, Superintendent Gerald Stephens said that Teacher Institute will be held at 9 a.m. on Aug. More...

Clarke Records

Marriage license applications Ricky Gray Pugh, to Peggy Pledger Hepstall; Dennis James Robinson, to Angela Perine Ward; Horace Latrell Anderson, to Patricia Ann Anderson. More...

Airman Moore graduates at Charleston AFB, S.C.

Air Force Airman 1st Class Samantha L. Moore has graduated from the First Term Airman Center at Charleston Air Force Base, S.C. More...

Clarke County schools prepare for return of students

Students are winding down their summer and gathering school supplies and uniforms for the upcoming school year. Some local municipalities and the county have chosen to participate in the state's sales tax holiday this weekend. More...

Sellers named coordinator of HIPPY Program

The Clarke County Development Foundation has employed Jane Sellers of Grove Hill as the Coordinator of the HIPPY Program. More...

2007-2008 School Calendars

Clarke County School System School Calendar 2007-2008 Teacher Institute - Aug. 6, 2007 Inservice - Aug. 7, 2007 Inservice - Aug. 8, 2007 First Day for Students - Aug. 9, 2007 Labor Day - Sept. 3, 2007 End of Nine Weeks - Oct. More...

Lightning zaps Grove Hill

Lightning Monday afternoon zapped a lot of stuff around Grove Hill. Telephones were knocked out to a number of offices in the Clarke County Courthouse. Galaxy Cable's Internet service was affected. More...

'We grow them bigger in Fulton'

That was the statement from Laken Luker, center, 8-years-old, from Fulton as she showed off her 49.5 pound moon and stars watermelon that she grew in her garden. Her cousins Nate and Travis Council are pictured on either side of her. More...

Fire departments receive legislative grants

The Clarke County Firefighters Association met July 19, and State Representative Marc Keahey was on hand to officially award each volunteer fire department approximately $1,895.73 each. More...

House plans and other urban projects keeps draftsman busy

Michael Sherrod, draftsman and owner of Sherrod Drawings in Jackson, has clients all over the United States. "I can't tell you how often I have seen Pensacola Airport. I travel a lot. More...

Agee arrested by Thomasville police for robbery, drugs, more

Thomasville Police Department's arrests for the week of July 23-29 are listed: Tony Fitzgerald Davis, theft of property, first degree (warrant), burglary, third degree, (warrant), three counts, arrested July 23. More...

Civil jury term next week; grand jury in session too

The civil jury term will be held in Clarke County Circuit Court next week. Judge Thomas Baxter and Judge Stuart C. DuBose will begin hearing cases Monday Aug. 6. More...

Davidson family gives UA law library documents relating to early Clarke

The Davidson family in May 2007 donated to the John C. Payne Special Collections facility of the Bounds Law Library a collection of materials assembled by Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Davidson Mobley, a 19th century resident of Clarke County. More...

Ready for hurricanes

Roy Waite, director of the Clarke County Emergency Management Agency, spoke July 26 at a Hurricane Preparedness Meeting held in the Circuit Courtroom at the county courthouse in Grove Hill. More...

Parden graduates U. S. Naval Academy

U.S. Navy Ensign Hunter E. Parden, son of Rex and Sheena Parden of Monroeville and grandson of Willie and Annette Parden of Coffeeville and Rev. Clara Jean Free of Monroeville and the late Rev. More...

Sales tax holiday hopes to boost back to school spending

Electronics and shoes are expected to be big sellers as families nationwide begin to stock up for the 2007-2008 school year, which bodes well for Alabama's second sales tax holiday as some items in both categories are covered in the state's three-d More...

Moore new Campus Director at Thomasville ASCC

Dr. John A. Johnson, President of Alabama Southern Community College recently named Dr. Matt Moore, of Mobile, as the new Campus Director for the Thomasville Campus of Alabama Southern. More...

Rifle drills and dance team added to CCHS Royal Band of Blue

The Clarke County High School Royal Band of Blue is off to a good start for the 2007-2008 school year. More...

County jail busy place past weeks

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail for the past two weeks are listed as follows: Doris Ann Agee, possession of marijuana, second degree, robbery, second degree, probation revocation, receiving stolen property, second degree, possession More...

Local writer places second in state contest for nonfiction

Annell Gordon won a certificate and check as prizes for second place in the Non-fiction category of the Alabama Writers Conclave contest. More...

Time for school again!

Memories & Recipes

Summer vacaton is almost over for the kids. It gets shorter and shorter every year. But, let's look at the bright side of things. The new school year always offers a new beginning for students. More...