October 11, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

U.S. Census aims to find all residents starting in '09

The U.S. Census Bureau has requested from Clarke County information on street addresses of county residents. The bureau wants to make sure they can find residents when the next census campaign begins in 2009. More...

Toe-tapping gospel for Fulton VFD

The Dixie Disciples were one of many acts that performed Saturday at the annual Fall Gospel Singing to benefit the Fulton Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad. See more photos on Page 8A. Photo by Barry H. Hendrix. More...

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Community

Teens arrested in theft of guns from T'ville business

Four Thomasville teenagers have been arrested and charged with breaking into Dunn's Sporting Goods and stealing 43 guns. More...

Monroe Countian charged with impersonating officer

A Monroe County man was arrested by Clarke County deputies Tuesday for impersonating a police officer. According to Deputy Jim Mundie, Joe Lewis Andrews Jr. went with a friend to a woman's house on Old Ranch Road in Whatley. More...

Money for CCHS band

State Representive Marc Keahey presented the Clarke County High Royal Band of Blue Oct. 4 with a check for $500 toward the purchase of new band uniforms. Pictured are John Conner, CCHS band director; Robin Dial, band booster president; and Keahey. More...

Editorial

Fall decorations add much to town

On almost every street corner, in front of many businesses are fall decorations of hay, pumpkins, scarecrows and more. The decorations were the idea of the Grove Hill Beautification Committee and they certainly add to the town. More...

Lawmen too often nannies, counselors

Sunday, a county deputy was Those who keep up with this called to a scene of a confrontation between a mother and a daughter. Weapons might be involved. More...

Salute to firefighters

This week is Fire Prevention Week, a time to think about fire safety and to honor firefighters everywhere who work for us. Here in Clarke County we have 14 volunteer fire departments. More...

Records

County Records

Marriage license applications Jerome Jackson Jr., to Loretta Raymore Handy; James Nettles, to Brenda Lucille Hardy; Kendric Deward Smith, to Shelby Lyn Knight; Mikel Floyd Landrum, to Sara Elizabeth Driver. More...

Jury awards $260,000 in Dollar store tripping case

A Clarke County Circuit Court jury recently returned a civil verdict for $260,000 for a Jackson woman who tripped and fell in a Dollar General store in Jackson. More...

Drive-thru flu shots available at armory next week

Clarke County residents can receive a free influenza (flu) shot in the comfort of their automobile from 7 a.m. to noon on Friday, Oct. 19 at the National Guard Armory in Grove Hill. More...

State rural development leaders will attend CDF annual meet

The Clarke County Development Foundation's fifth annual meeting will be held in Fulton, Thursday, Oct. 18. More...

Thomasville City Council pushes tax incentives for new hospital

The Thomasville City Council voted in principle Monday for an abatement of specific city ad valorem taxes in conjunction with the construction of a new hospital. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Brown

Lola Pugh Brown, 89, of Montgomery died Oct. 3, 2007. She was born June 24, 1918 in Coffeeville. She had been a member of New Prospect Baptist Church since she was 15 years old. More...

Hall

Virginia Hayes Hall, 80, of Citronelle died Oct. 7, 2007 at Springhill Memorial Hospital in Mobile. She was born May 25, 1927. She was a native of Choctaw County. More...

Henley

Myrtle Marie Jensen Henley, 89, of Greer, S.C. died Oct. 7, 2007 at her daughter's residence in Greer, S.C. She was born June 30, 1918. She was a native of Penn Station, Miss. and a long time resident of Jackson. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

HIV Prevention group meets The Area 9 HIV Prevention Network Group will have its next meeting Friday, Oct. 12 from 11 a.m. until noon in the Community Room of the Monroe County Health Department building. More...

Church News

Church Announcements

Wagarville Baptist concert Wagarville Baptist Church will have a concert Saturday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. featuring the Crimson City Quartet. Special guests will be Sandra Beech and Craig and Charlotte Weaver. Louie W. More...

Tompkins burns note

Tompkins Baptist Church held a special note-burning ceremony Sunday morning, marking the paying off of a $250,000 mortgage on the new fellowship hall. More...

Lifestyle

Colemans celebrate 50th anniversary

Tommy and Carole (Garrett) Coleman recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip to Europe, during which they toured France, Italy, Switzerland, and England. More...

Calhouns to observe 45th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Collins Calhoun (Helen Delores Bumpers) will celebrate 45 years of marriage on Saturday, October 13, 2007. The couple was married on Saturday, October 13, 1962 by Reverend Frank Patterson, Sr. at his home in Grove Hill. More...

Patton-Garrick to marry Nov. 10 in Fulton church

Kyle and Diane Patton announce the engagement of their daughter, Kaylan Laramie Patton, to Kevin Lee Garrick, son of Manuel and Anne Garrick, all of Dickinson. More...