October 25, 2007 RSS feed / Community

Drive-thru flu clinic successful

A drive-in flu clinic was held Oct. 19 at the National Guard Armory in Grove Hill. It was a joint exercise with the Alabama Department of Public Health and the Emergency Management Agency. Approximately 570 people were vaccinated. More...

Four arrested for stealing from Thomasville businesses

Four men were arrested in Thomasville Friday, Oct. 19, for taking items from three businesses. Thomasville Police Department received a call from a business, informing officers that two men had taken several items and left with two other men. More...

Community Foundation's annual meet draws state attention

Ag Commissioner Sparks tells group state can learn from Clarke County

"A lot of times when us folks from Montgomery come down here in pin-striped suits…we think we know more than the folks we're coming to visit," said Ron Sparks, Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries. More...

McDonald dreams of new Jackson park

Nancy McDonald and her friends have a dream of a new Pine City Park for the City of Jackson. There is a nine-acre site the city owns behind the New Era Cap Company. More...

Bonner staffer to be in Clarke County Nov. 7

A staff member from the office of U.S. Representative Jo Bonner (R-AL) will be making two stops in Clarke County on Wednesday, Nov. 7. More...

Ghost Walk in Thomasville

It's time once again for the spooky tales of days past in Thomasville. The Kathryn Tucker Windham Ghost Walk will haunt downtown Thomasville Saturday, Oct. 27. This is the fourth year for the event that draws hundreds from around the area. More...

'Hard decisions are what takes leadership,' says Day

"One reason (Thomasville) has been successful and doing a lot of great things is not only the city government but also our community leaders, our private businesses and private individuals buying into what we're doing," said Thomasville Mayor Sheld More...

Boise donates money for birding trail

Boise Cascade donated a $5,000 check Oct. 18 to the Piney Woods Birding Trail project. More...

Tea and scones for Halloween?

Memories & Recipes

We are getting quite close to Halloween evening. I'm sure some of you are looking into a wardrobe for the costumes your kids have chosen. Just be careful about digging too deep into the wardrobe. More...

New Arrivals Announced

Roberts Lee Roberts and Brittany Knight announce the arrival of a son, Jameson Lee Roberts, born Oct. 2, 2007 at Springhill Memorial Hospital in Mobile. He weighed 7 lbs., 2 ozs. and measured 20 inches. Grandparents are Robert C. More...

CHS Old Timers meet

The Coffeeville High School Old Timers Reunion was held at the school Saturday. Over 150 alumni, former students, teachers and friends attended. At right are retired senior high teachers Jean Hawk and Lyndal Scruggs. More...

Writer visits Grove Hill

The president of the Alabama Writers' Conclave recently visited with the Grove Hill Writers' Group and the Grove Hill Book Club and talked about the importance of writing and his latest book. More...

Community Calendar

Fall jewelry sale at hospital The Grove Hill Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will have its fall jewelry sale from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, (today), Oct. 25 and Friday, Oct. 26 from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. More...

More complaints about courthouse annex heard at county commission meeting

Members of the Clarke County Commission again expressed concern about problems with the new $3.5 million courthouse annex. The discussion was in response to a request for an additional $7,475.25 from contractor J.C. More...

Drug arrests reported

The Jackson Police Department reported the arrests of several individuals over the weekend on drug related charges. Two juveniles and one adult were arrested at the Grove Apartments Friday, Oct. More...

Jackson places lean against property for demolition work

The Jackson City Council voted Tuesday, to place a $10,000 lean against a piece of property located at the corner of Depot Road and Industrial Road for work the city did in removing an unsightly structure. More...

Chapman on trial for murder in Grove Hill

While Sharon Rutherford is being tried on enticement charges in one courtroom, a murder trial is going on next door in the second courtroom of the recently opened courthouse annex. More...

Rural Action Commission director says workforce development important

"The economic life of the state has never been better," said Gerald Dial, Executive Director of Governor Bob Riley's new Alabama Rural Action Commission (ARAC). "…Unemployment is at a record low. The leadership that Gov. More...

Judge DuBose in legal fight with Alabama Power over right-0f-way access rights

Circuit Judge Stuart C. DuBose minces no words in his criticism of Alabama Power and its law firm in a right-of-way condemnation case that he is embroiled in as a private citizen. More...

Students get visitors

Students at Coffeeville High-Elementary grades K-6 were visited by Smokey the Bear and Coffeeville Fire Department. More...

Leadership class takes tour of county

The current class of Leadership Clarke County took a school bus ride Oct. 18 across the county. More...

Revisions approved to Thomasville alcohol control ordinance

The Thomasville City Council approved Monday revisions to the city's alcohol ordinance. More...

Clarke County Community Foundation

Fifth Annual Meeting • Thursday, Oct. 18 • Downtown Fulton More...

Granade-Alt set Dec. 29 wedding date

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jackson Granade Jr. of Mobile announce the engagement of their daughter Kayra Lynne Granade, to Kevin Matthew Alt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel K. Alt of Richburg, S.C. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. More...

Blanks graduates basic

Army National Guard Pfc. Samantha Blanks has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. More...

Quilts salute soldiers

Marie Slade displays a "Home of the Brave" quilt that she and Ramona Kelley and members of the Cozy Quilters, a Thomasville quilting club, helped create for the families of those who have given their lives fighting for their country, in Iraq or els More...

Final Wedding Plans Told

Gaddy-Rice Elizabeth Lavon Gaddy and Anthony Robert Rice will exchange marriage vows Saturday, Oct. 27 at 6 p.m. at Linden Baptist Church. Miss Gaddy is the daughter of Jerry and Sharon Gaddy of Linden. Mr. More...