November 1, 2007 RSS feed / Community

Tombigbee Action Commission kicks off Nov. 6 in Camden

The kickoff of the Tombigbee Action Commission is set for 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6 in Camden. The meeting is open to the public and will take place in the auditorium of the Camden School of Arts and Technology located at 303 Broad Street. More...

'Ghost Walk' offers cute costumes, creepy tales, family fun

The annual "Ghost Walk" festival was held Saturday evening in downtown Thomasville. Three-year-old Emily Harrison (left) and eight-year-old Destiny Overton (second from left) were winners in the costume contest. More...

Coffeeville Trunk or Treat Fun

The Coffeeville United Methodist Church sponsored a Trunk or Treat Saturday afternoon and a number of youngsters turned out for the fun event. Photos by Suzanne S. Cox More...

Clarke-Washington Fair underway

Brittney Daniels (left) was chosen as this year's Clarke-Washington Counties Fair Queen during opening night of the fair, Tuesday, Oct. 30. In an unusual circumstance, no third runnerup was named due to a tie for second place. More...

Jax fire reported as arson

A case of arson was reported to have occurred at a residence in the 100 block of Guy Avenue, Friday, Oct. 26. More...

Beach wedding ceremony unites Savage-Dumas

Robin Dumas and John Lee Savage III, both of Wilmer, exchanged vows Oct. 6, 2007 at 5:30 in the afternoon at the Phoenix VII in Orange Beach. The beach ceremony was officiated by Marvin Newman. More...

Smith- Donovan plans announced

Mr. and Mrs. Michael E. Smith of Fulton, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Elizabeth, to John C. Donovan III, son of Mrs. Virginia Donovan Barnhill and the late John C. Donovan Jr. of Robertsdale. More...

New Arrivals

Nordan Adam Nordan and Heather Jones announce the arrival of a daughter, Lily Marie Nordan, born Sept. 21, 2007 at Jackson Memorial Hospital. She weighed six lbs., three ozs. and measured 17 inches. More...

First year anniversary Mack and Cynthia Wright Nov. 1, 2006-Nov. 1, 2007

Mr. and Mrs. Mack Arthur Wright Sr., (nee Cynthia Diane Jones) were married Nov. 1, 2006 at the Washington County Courthouse. A reception was given Jan. More...

Dog-attacking fox in Jackson said rabid

A fox attacked two dogs in Jackson Thursday, Oct. 25. Animal Control Officer Lee Hutto submitted the animal to the Alabama Department of Public Health Mobile Branch Laboratory for testing. The laboratory provided confirmation on Friday, Oct. More...

CARD OF THANKS

The children of Freddie Simpson - Terry (Ann) Simpson, Jan Lambard, Cheryl "Da Da" (Steve) Moseley, Shann (Craig) Hare - would like to express our deep heartfelt appreciation to all the churches and individuals for their prayers, visits, phone call More...

Clarke County HIPPY program trains new parent educators

State Reps. Marc Keahey and Thomas Jackson were present Oct. 24 to give Parent Educators with the HIPPY Clarke County program an official "send-off" for their first home visits. More...

Bookings through county jail for past two weeks detailed

Nineteen arrests were reported from the Clarke County Jail over the past week. Those arrested include: Roderick Deon Allen, DUI (driving under the influence), arrested by Thomasville Police Dept. More...

TPD arrests one on escape charge

Arrests listed from the Thomasville Police Department for the week of Oct. More...

Commissioners seek $25,000 grant

The Clarke County Commission approved a resolution Tuesday to apply for a $25,000 law enforcement grant from ADECA (the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs). The approval was given during a quickly-called special meeting. More...

Wal-Mart worker charged with theft

Accused of letting customers leave store with unpaid merchandise

An 18-year-old Jackson Wal-Mart employee is accused of allowing customers to walk out of the store without paying for merchandise. More...

The 'H' in AseraCare Hospice Stands for Hope

Many physicians have told me that they don't refer to hospice earlier because they don't want to deprive their patients of hope. The feeling is understandable but only if one believes that hope is exclusively dependent upon only physical realities. More...

Coxes to celebrate 50th anniversary

Mrs. and Mrs. Fletcher Cox of Coffeeville will be honored at a reception Nov. 11 at Grace Chapel Church in Coffeeville in celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary. Mrs. Cox is the former Shirley Mauldin. The Coxes were married Nov. More...

Coffeeville RSVP Club meets

The Coffeeville RSVP met Tuesday, Oct. 2 at the Nutrition Center with 11 present. Neal Houston called the meeting to order. After the pledge to the flag, Blanche Starks led in prayer. Bro. Al Dykeman held the devotional taken from John 15. More...

Drinkards to observe 60th years of marriage

Clyce and Helen Drinkard will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a renewal of their vows and reception on Sunday, Nov. 4, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Liberty Baptist Church, Old Highway 5 in Thomasville. Your presence is your gift. More...