September 6, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Regional hospital said still good idea

The administrator with Grove Hill Memorial Hospital voiced concern over the recent decision by the City of Jackson to pursue building a larger hospital. The City of Thomasville is also seeking improvement of their hospital facilities. More...

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Sports

Busch in, Yeley out at Joe Gibbs Racing

Q: Greg, I'm the first to point out when you're wrong with predictions, but you nailed the Kyle Busch deal, as he now has signed with Joe Gibbs Racing and it looks like J.J. Yeley is out. How do you think things will turn out? - Henry K. More...

September Shockers!

CCHS Bulldogs pound Miller 36-7

In what could best be described as a signature win for the Allan Floyd coached, Clarke County High School Bulldogs dominated the T.R. Miller Tigers 36-7 last Friday night in Brewton. More...

Gators knock off Faith in shoot-out

In a game that was almost like a heavyweight boxing match with each team trading punches, the Clarke Prep School Gators held off a furious rally to beat the Faith Academy Rams 43-35 last Friday night at Hamilton Field in Grove Hill. More...

Schools

CCHS principal says communication the key with parents

Through her 29 years at Clarke County High School, Debra West Dennis has learned "you have to listen" when it comes to dealing with parents. More...

New, familiar faces join CCHS faculty

This month, CCHS students were greeted by four new teachers. Most students remember Kim Stanley from two years ago, and the ninth grade class recognizes Moneek Bryant from last year at Wilson Hall Middle School. More...

School year off to great start

The 2007-2008 school year at Clarke County High School is off to a great start. More...

Boise tax shortfall a concern

County public schools down $600,000 due to dispute over taxes

The Clarke County Board of Education voted Aug. 30 to approve the fiscal 2008 budget. Expected expenditures are $32,306,626.00, and expected revenues are $29,670,130.00. More...

Chased Corvette blows through doing 140 mph

Chase started in Mobile and ends in Laurel when man surrenders

Two Clarke County deputies were involved in a high speed chase Thursday, Aug. 30, that began in Mobile and ended in Jones County, Miss. About 3 a.m. More...

Community

Alabama Supreme Court overturns $3.85 million verdict

The Alabama Supreme Court on Friday pointed to jury instruction error in reversing a $3.85 million award for a Jackson couple in a medical malpractice suit over the death of their 6-year-old son. More...

Three vehicles in accident

A Thomasville man was injured in a three vehicle accident at the intersection of Hebron Road, Jackson Street and Highway 43 in Grove Hill Thursday, Aug. 30. More...

Former Frisco City mayor charged with public intoxication at local jail

A former mayor of Frisco City was arrested last week for public intoxication at the Clarke County Sheriff's Department. Oscar William McCrory had gone to the Clarke County Jail to bond another individual out Friday evening. More...

Editorial

Our Opinions

Hospitals must collaborate

A few years back a study suggested that a centrally located regional medical center was a good idea for Clarke County. The study suggested a location along Highway 43 in Grove Hill. More...

What Others Say

Audit state planes' use

While there is a lot of political posturing going on, state taxpayers could be the ultimate winners if the give and take between Democratic Party officials and the state's top elected Republican succeeds in getting the Legislature to adopt a tough More...

Too hot for school in August

Guest Columnist

The temperature is a hundred degrees or higher each day. Our children and teachers are not able to release energy during recess because they are stuck inside. The playground is hot enough to fry an egg. More...