August 2, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Politics hindering Mauvilla find?

A Baldwin County archeologist takes a different view of the legendary Mauvilla and his research and preliminary investigation of the site places it in south Clarke County, near the Alabama River. More...

Future highway projects include C'ville bridge, Hwy. 43 4-laning

The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) released information July 26 on a draft of the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for fiscal years 2008- 2011. More...

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Community

Thomasville drive-by shooter still at large

Separate burglary investigated

A suspect in a drive-by shooting July 26 in Thomasville remains at large. Christopher Pugh, 20, who lives on Old Highway 5 in Thomasville, walked across the highway from his home to check his mailbox. 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...

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Robinson family reunion The descendants of Manual Robinson and Wealthy Lynum Robinson will meet at the Robinson Family Reunion - Alabama 2007, Thursday (today), Aug. 2-Sunday, Aug. 5. More...

Church News

Area Church Announcements

Church of Christ gospel meet Church of Christ located at Highway 84 will have a gospel meeting Thursday, (today), Aug. 2. Nightly services will be at 7:30. Everyone is invited. Bro. Brina Btile is the preacher. More...

Editorial

Courthouse security

Monday was a routine docket call day for Clarke County Circuit Court. Judges Tom Baxter and Stuart DuBose heard cases in their new courtrooms of the new courthouse annex. More...

What Others Say

'Restore reasonableness'

I must voice my opinion on justice in Alabama, especially after seeing on the national level Scooter Libby's 30-month sentence commuted by President Bush. More...

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Drys file legal papers; churches are big donors

The group promoting a "no" vote to alcohol sales in Thomasville filed a list of contributions and expenditures with the Clarke County Probate Judge last Friday. More...

GH mayor says people must grow county seat

Mayor Lamar Hudson said he is looking for a "slow, progressive growth" in Grove Hill. The mayor and council should not force the issue. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

French

Jacob French, 94, a lifelong resident of the Carlton Community of Jackson died July 22, 2007 at Jackson Medical Center. He was born Dec. 17, 1912 to the parentage of Joseph French and Mary McKenzie French. He was a faithful member of St. More...

May

Izora Holcombe May, 97, of Chatom died July 23, 2007 at Washington County Hospital in Chatom. She was born Oct. 7, 1909 to the parentage of George Holcombe and Mamie Mitchell Holcombe. She was a native of Koenton. More...

Drinkard

Ernestine Hasty Drinkard, 95, of Thomasville died July 24, 2007 at Montrose Bay Nursing Home. She was born Nov. 25, 1911 in Marengo County. She was a member of the Thomasville United Methodist Church. She was a bookkeeper. More...

Sports

Football season gets started in the state

Football practice starts for Gators

The Clarke Prep School Gators joined the rest of the schools in the AISA as they started practice for the upcoming season last Thursday. More...

Trip is fun but glad to be home in Alabama

Sports Scene

Have you ever seen something that was so beautiful that words just could not describe the feeling that came over you? Well that was how I felt when I saw the Port of Mobile come into view last Thursday morning. More...

Thomasville bows out of World Series

The Thomasville Pre-Majors All-Star team, which was serving as the host in the 2007 Dixie Pre-Majors World Series, was eliminated Monday, July 30 when Tennessee defeated them 8-5. More...

Lifestyle

Gates- Wood marry May 12

Jennifer Brooke Wood of Grove Hill and Jason Jerome Gates of Thomasville were united in marriage Saturday, May 12, 2007 at 2 p.m. at Tompkins Baptist Church with Brother Johnny Gillis officiating. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Glen T. More...

Clarke-Bagley plan Aug. 25 wedding

Gene and Cheryl Clarke of Grove Hill announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Emily Dyan Clarke, to Larry Tyler Bagley, son of Larry and Kay Bagley of Grove Hill. More...

Newsome-Harrell to wed Aug. 18

Steven and Tammy Newsome of Grove Hill announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Channing Newsome to Aaron Warren Harrell, son of Warren and Merita Harrell of the Liberty Community. More...