October 25, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Two charged with stealing over $80,000 from local company

A man and woman were arrested Tuesday, Oct. 16 for stealing nearly $80,000 from a company they once owned and later worked for. More...

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Community

Chance native enjoys visit

Chance & Scyrene

Mrs. Retha Marshall of Chance enjoyed having two of her sons come home for a visit last week. Leo Marshall Jr. and Willie Marshall, both of Denver, Colo. visited in Chance. Willie was also accompanied by his family. 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...

Church News

Church Announcements

Little Rock revival Revival services for Little Rock Baptist Church of Gosport run through Friday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Rev. Clinton Johnson Sr. of the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church of Mobile will be the evangelist for the week. Rev. More...

Editorial

State newsmen gone

Our Opinions

For over 30 years, Bob Ingram provided insight into Alabama politics and news events for readers of The Democrat. More...

B'ham braces for Langford

What Others Say

Birmingham chose a shaky new beginning when it elected Larry Langford mayor. Mr. Langford is a salesman. More...

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Norris named a 'Rural All Star'

Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries Ron Sparks (right) attended the Clarke County Community Foundation's annual meeting in Fulton last Thursday and proclaimed Fulton Mayor Mike Norris (left) a 'Rural All Star' for his community work. More...

Teacher case not about sex but enticement, say prosecutors

District Attorney prosecutors say charges against a former Coffeeville High School teacher isn't about the consensual sex she had with legal aged students and others but about her enticement of two juvenile students inside her CHS classroom in Marc More...

UM band puts on good show

"RamCorp," a band from the University of Mobile entertained fans at the Clarke Prep football game Friday night, playing popular movie and TV show theme music and more. The band also performed earlier in the day at the school for students. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Baldwin

Helen Ruth Williams Baldwin, 70, of the Winn community of Jackson died Oct. 14, 2007 at Infirmary West in Mobile. She was born July 26, 1937. She was a member of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church in Winn. More...

Calhoun

Tomzie Tucker Calhoun, 91, of Hampstead, N.C. died Oct. 21, 2007 at Corinthians Place Assisted Living Facility in Leland, N.C. She was born Nov. 15, 1915. She was a native of Marengo County. More...

Deese

Margaret (Coco) Presnall Deese, 88, of Grove Hill died Oct. 18, 2007 at Mobile Infirmary Medical Center. She was born Nov. 11, 1918. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints. More...

Sports

Gators clinch region title with win

The Clarke Prep School Gators claimed the AISA Class AAA Region 1 title as they beat the Colts of Hooper Academy 36-12 last Friday night at Hamilton Field in Grove Hill. More...

Football not the only thing that is good

Sports Scene

There is a pretty good chance that the Clarke Prep School Lady Gators will be taking the court this coming weekend in the hopes of winning a fourth straight state volleyball championship. More...

Bulldogs drop hammer on Francis Marion

Claim second straight region championship

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs ran through the Francis Marion Rams 50-0 this past Friday night in Marion, clinching their second straight region title. More...