November 15, 2007 RSS feed / Community

Leadership workshop held at Ala. Southern

Another Alabama-Tombigbee Leadership Workshop was held Nov. 9 at Alabama Southern Community College in Thomasville. More...

Christmas musical planned for Gilbertown

The Ballet & Theatre Arts Performing Companies of Gilbertown present the sequel to the musical,"Smoke On The Mountain," "Sanders Family Christmas," Dec. 2-4, 6-9. It's Christmas Eve and the Rev. More...

Cartridge program raises money for GHES

Grove Hill Elementary School is participating in the nationally known program: "Cartridges for Kids." This program allows the school to collect items to be recycled and redeem those items for cash to be used in the school. More...

Hampton Inn eyeing Jackson

During his comments at Tuesday's meeting of the Jackson City Council, Mayor Richard Long announce that a developer is looking to bring a new hotel to Jackson. More...

Van thieves just looking for a ride

A van was discovered by area law enforcement Monday night in bushes off of Pleasant Hill Road north of Fulton. The report came in at approximately 7 p.m. More...

Arrests from past week

The following arrests were booked through the Clarke County Jail over the past week: Timothy Wyatt Baymiller, attempting to evade, arrested by Jackson Police Dept. More...

DA hits cow in Salitpa area

District Attorney Spence Walker hit a cow on Highway 69 in the Salitpa area Friday evening. Walker was driving his state-provided vehicle which was damaged. Walker was not hurt in the mishap but the condition of the cow was not revealed. More...

Snells to renew wedding vows

Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Snell will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary by renewing their wedding vows at the Morning Star Baptist Church Saturday, Nov. 24 at 3 p.m. All family and friends are invited as no local invitations were mailed. More...

Angels in Coffeeville

Alice Taylor and other residents in Coffeeville prepare a Thanksgiving dinner every year for their neighbors who are elderly, shut-in or otherwise in need of a meal and fellowship. The annual feast was held Saturday. More...

Chance Baptist Church recognizes military vets

Chance & Scyrene

Chance Baptist Church recognizezd veteran Theresa Bettis Kimbrough at the conclusion of worship services this past Sunday. Mrs. Kimbrough, along with her mother and children were present. More...

Harrell-Newsome marry

Stephanie Channing Newsome and Aaron Warren Harrell were united in marriage at the Liberty Baptist Church on Aug. 18, 2007 at 6 o'clock in the evening. The ceremony was officiated by Bro. Bill Faircloth. More...

Final Plans

Brunson-Carroll Bonnie Carol Brunson and Brian Roger Carroll will exchange wedding vows Saturday, Nov. 17 at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Fulton. Miss Brunson is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Ray Brunson of Grove Hill. More...

Sellers to celebrate 90th birthday

Mrs. Susie Deloris Sellers will celebrate her 90th birthday Saturday, Nov. 24 at 2 p.m. at Cedar Point Baptist Church. All family members, friends and people of the community are asked to attend with or without an invitation. More...

First it was trespassing and now burlgary

Thomasville police arrested a man Nov. 7 for breaking into a trailer where he had previously been arrested for trespassing. Travis Sentel Stubbs went to a trailer on Bashi Road and broke into it while the residents were at home. More...

County employees receive three percent raise

The Clarke County Commission approved Tuesday a three percent raise for county employees. This will not include public officials, said Commission Chairman Joe Hunt. More...

County wi-fiset for early 2008

The Clarke County Development Foundation continues to work toward the goal of having wi-fi(wireless fidelity) internet access available countywide. More...

GIS mapping aids EMA, first responders

At the recent annual meeting of the Clarke County Development Foundation, one of the successes of the organization was the Geospatial or Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping of the county. More...

Coffeeville raises business license fees

The Coffeeville Town Council voted to raise business license fees by $20 during The Nov. 6 meeting. Approval of the new business license ordinance was postponed until the new fees could be added to the proposed new ordinance. More...

Brothers' fight lands one in jail

A fight between two Jackson brothers turned bloody and led to the arrest of one of the men. More...

'Heart of Clarke' mural dedicated

The "Heart of Clarke" mural on the Keahey Law Office in downtown Grove Hill was dedicated Saturday. Above, Mary English, right, of the sponsoring Grove Hill Arts Council listens as artists Sharon Dozier and Johnna Bush talk about the project. More...

Industrial prospect will look at Hilton-Simplex building in Thomasville

An industrial client will be coming to look at the former Hilton- Simplex building on Hwy. 43 in Thomasville, Mayor Sheldon Day said at Tuesday night's council meeting. More...

Fulton getting ready for first parade of Christmas season on Nov. 24

The Town of Fulton is getting ready for the annual Christmas Parade at 2 p.m. on Nov. 24. Lineup is at 1 p.m. The parade will begin at northeast Main Street and will windup at grounds west of Bassett Creek. More...

Thanksgiving at CPS

Clarke Prep School held its annual Thanksgiving dinner to benefit the library Tuesday. Parents pitched in to help prepare approximately 600 plates of turkey and dressing, string beas, yams and cake. More...

Regional Child Advocacy Center accredited by national alliance

Larry Jones, Chairman of the Board of the Regional Child Advocacy Center announced Nov. More...

C'ville Head Start and Clarke Pre-K

Deputy Maurice Dyess visited the Coffeeville Head Start Center to give students tips on Halloween safety. More...

Freeman-Wilkerson vows exchanged

Chassity Denise Wilkerson and Joshua Paul Freeman were united in marriage Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007 at 2 p.m. at Good Hope Baptist Church in Chilton. The bride is the daughter of Greg Dungan of Jackson and the late Mr. and Mrs. James Wilkerson. More...

Robison, Andrews clans welcome birth

Rebecca Ann Andrews of Grove Hill and Brandon Mark Robison of Whatley announce the arrival of a daughter, Haiden Leeana Robison, born Oct. 27, 2007 at 9:09 p.m. She weighed seven lbs., 13 ozs. and measured 20 inches. More...

Wood earns DAR citizenship award

Jennifer Wood (center in the photo at right), daughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...