November 29, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Murder, manslaughter cases set for jury trials

Criminal jury term will be held in Clarke County Circuit Court beginning Dec. 3. Trenton Juawan McClain is facing murder charges. He allegedly shot Jamaury Whittaker with a shotgun in the neck and head Sept. 1, 2006. More...

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Community

Center safe place for abused children

There are over 600,000 registered sex offenders in the United States," said Heidi Gaillard, victim advocate with the Regional Child Advocacy Center in Grove Hill. There are over 8,000 in the State of Alabama. More...

Update given on T'ville special ed program

"We have some high maintenance kids located in elementary and middle school," said Cheryl Martin, special education coordinator for the Thomasville City Schools System. "These children take (the time of) a lot of staff during the day. More...

Woman dies from heart attack at local grocery

A Grove Hill woman died Wednesday night, the day before Thanksgiving, in the Grove Hill Food Tiger just after entering the store to buy groceries. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Thomasville Christmas parade The Thomasville Christmas Parade will be Saturday, Dec. 1 at 10 a.m. A parade permit system will be in place this year. More...

Church News

Church has place in helping society, says new baptist pastor

"I believe Christ is the answer to all of our problems," said the Rev. Lee Merck, new pastor at Grove Hill Baptist Church. "Ultimately, it boils down to that basic spiritual need of a savior from sin. More...

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Announcements

Singing at Antioch Antioch Baptist Church will host a singing Friday, Nov. 30 at 6 p.m. Terry Hall will be the featured singer. Rev. Lon Baxter is the pastor. More...

106!

Former Gosport resident celebrates milestone

Preston Goode, formerly of Gosport, is celebrating his 106th birthday today, Thursday, Nov. 29, at a Camden nursing facility. Goode lived on a farm in Mobile until 1934 when he moved to Gosport. "There was no work in Mobile. More...

Business license hikes could cost hundreds of dollars

The Grove Hill Town Council will vote on a proposed business license ordinance during the Dec. 3 meeting that could more than quadruple license costs for many businesses. More...

Holiday parades ready to roll

Santa Claus is busy making toys and preparing to make an appearance in several parades in Clarke County. Fulton kicked off the holiday season with a parade Nov. 24 and more parades are scheduled in the county through Dec. 8. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Calhoun

John Lee Calhoun, 82, of Grove Hill died Nov. 23, 2007 at his residence. He was born Oct. 8, 1925. He was a member of the Full Gospel Apostolic Church of God in St. Stephens. More...

Jackson

Reginald Oneal Jackson, 19, of Prichard died Nov. 21, 2007 at USA Medical Center in Mobile. He was born Dec. 17, 1987. More...

Scott

Daniel Scott Jr., 60, of Walker Springs died Nov. 13, 2007 at the Eight Mile Nursing Home as he lost his battle with lung cancer. He was born Oct. 29, 1947 in Walker Springs. More...

Sports

Black Friday for Bulldogs

CCHS sees season end with 20-7 loss at Calera

The magical season for the Clarke County High School Bulldogs came to an end last Friday as they fell 20-7 to the Eagles of Calera in the quarterfinals of the Class 3A state playoffs. More...

Tigers make fourth straight semi-final with win

The Thomasville Tigers took a 28- 12 lead into halftime and then scored 21 unanswered points in the second half to defeat the Handley Tigers 49-12 in the quarterfinal round playoffs this past Friday. In the game played at D. F. More...

We need more life-long coaches in football

Sports Scene

Reckon how long Bear Bryant would have stayed at Alabama if the times had been like this back in the glory days of college football? More...

Editorial

Passenger-friendly Houston airport has lots to offer

Airport Diaries

Bush Intern ational Airport, or IAH which is the airport code for this Houston, Texas airport, is probably the most pass enger friendly airport that I have visited. More...