August 23, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Watch program set up in Gosport area

Neighborhood Watch signs, paid for by the Clarke County Sheriff's Department, were being installed Tuesday morning in the Gosport community. More...

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Community

LP access road costing more than budgeted

Clarke County Engineer Sam Noble reported Aug. 13 that there likely could be an overrun of approximately $152,028.32 for both phases of road construction at the new Louisiana Pacific mill site. The Clarke County Commission Aug. More...

Community Birthday Calendars to be available

Orders for the new 2008 Community Birthday Calendar, will be taken this month by members of the CPS Band Boosters. More...

Bonner sees prosperous times for South Alabama

"Good times are coming to South Alabama," said Jo Bonner, U.S. Representative for the First District. "…It's long overdue….The hope and promise of an economic revival in South Alabama is real. More...

Sports

Lady Gators ready to go for fourth title

Players are not allowed to talk about it and the head coach flushes red-mad when it is mentioned but the facts are the Clarke Prep School Lady Gators have won three straight Class A state titles and the core of the team returns to chase a possible More...

Babes working hard to make state tournament

When the dust settled last season for the Clarke County High School Babe's volleyball team, they had a seventh place finish in the Class 3A state tournament. More...

AHSAA mandates heat time-outs to be used during football season

Heat Time-outs: According to Rule 3-5-7h in the National Federation Rules Book, an official may grant a heat time-out anytime during the contest when it is warranted. More...

Lifestyle

Etheridges to celebrate 60 years of marriage on Sunday, Sept. 2

The children and grandchildren of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Henri Etheridge will honor them with a reception Sunday, Sept. 2 from 2 until 3:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the Beaver Creek Baptist Church. More...

Gunter-Jones to wed Sept. 29

Russell Gunter and Johnny and Donna Doggette, all of Thomasville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Hali Mills Gunter, to Robert Allen Jones, son of Wendell and Cindi Covington of Mobile. More...

Wilkerson-Freeman to wed Sept. 8

Chassity Denise Wilkerson and Joshua Paul Freeman, both of Grove Hill announce their engagement. The wedding will be an event of Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007 at 2 p.m. at Good Hope Baptist Church on the Chilton Road in Grove Hill. More...

Judge ordered to pay $1.19 million

Mobile circuit judge issues order in long running estate dispute

A Mobile County circuit judge has issued an order requiring a Clarke County circuit judge to pay $1,190,000 in a long running estate dispute and to convey 605 acres of property to the estate's sole beneficiary and the local judge''s adversary in t More...

Zimco hunting camp burns

A mobile home used as a hunting camp in the Zimco community caught fire and burned early Saturday morning. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Fox

Rev. Thomas Fox Sr., 83, of Jackson died Aug. 19, 2007 at Mobile Infirmary Medical Center following an illness. He was born Oct. 10, 1923. He was a native of the Rockville Community. He was born to the parentage of the late Fortune Fox Sr. More...

Becton

John Harlan Becton, 83, of Grove Hill died Aug. 19, 2007 at his residence. He was born Dec. 29, 1923. He was a native of Millry. He graduated from the Alabama Polytechnic Institute, Auburn University. More...

Bridges

Desmond Eugene "Deb" Bridges, 80, of Arlington died Aug. 17, 2007 at George County Regional Hospital in Lucedale, Miss. He was born Feb. 13, 1927 in Coy. He was a member of Arlington United Methodist Church. More...

Business

Linden Lumber on ropes

The Marengo County Commission is considering a way to help Linden Lumber Company avoid foreclosure and avoid the loss of over 400 jobs with a payroll of $13 million and an economic impact of $50 million annually. More...

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Community Calendar

Historical Society to meet The Clarke County Historical Society will meet Sunday, Aug. 26 at 2:30 p.m. at the Grove Hill Town Hall. The guest speaker will be well-known storyteller, Wanda Johnson of Fairhope. Ms. More...

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Now what, alcohol-wise?

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Thomasville citizens bucked history last week and for the first time ever approved the legalized sale of alcohol. They have consistently voted against legalized sales in county referendums but on Aug. More...

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Records

Arrests booked through county jail past week told

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail include: Robert Alexander Bell, failure to appear on probation violation/probation revoked, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...

Corrections & Clarifications

Willie C. Campbell of Jackson asked for a clarification regarding last week's arrest report. He said he is not the Willie Campbell who was arrested for theft of services, third degree, by the Coffeeville Police Department. More...

County Records

Marriage license applications Leslie Anthony Tyler, to Margie Ruth Bradford; William Mathew Powell, to Jerin Denise Handly; Randall Charles Pugh, to Shelexis Quince Nettles; William Cory Gates, to Anna Katherine Sims; Kenneth Wayne Motley, to Mist More...