December 27, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

50 years of prescriptions

Local pharmacists reflect on careers that started in 1957

Dale Harris of Grove Hill and Lee Oliver of Jackson are celebrating their golden anniversaries as licensed pharmacists and both men have spent their entire careers working in independent pharmacies. More...

Special Sections

Community

Final Plans

Granade-Alt Kayra Lynne Granade and Kevin Matthew Alt will exchange marriage vows Saturday, Dec. 29 at the Battle House Hotel in downtown Mobile. Miss Granade is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jackson Granade Jr. of Mobile. More...

House fire in Thomasville

Firefighters battle a fire at the home of Scott and Michelle Mayton in Thomasville Sunday. The fire started in the wall of the home near a wood burning heater and spread into the attic. More...

Siblings take trip on Tombigbee

Gilly Durell of Coffeeville and her brothers, Welden Parden, Dempsey Parden and his wife Shelba took a two week boat trip up the Tombigbee River in September. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Medicare prescripton drug program The Southwest Alabama Improvement Association (SWAIA) Healthcare Committee would like to remind Medicare Recipients, as well as, caregiver(s) that Medicare Specialist(s) will be available to enroll qualified indi More...

Church News

Ring in 2008 with good church attendance

Can you pick the steeple that fits the church? 1. Grove Hill Baptist; 2. First Baptist in Jackson; 3. Wayman Chapel AME; 4. Bashi UMC; 5. Berry's Chapel AME; 6. Indian Ridge Baptist. More...

Church Announcements

Year end singing New Home Church located between Repton and Monroeville just north of U.S. Highway 84 will have its year end singing Friday, Dec. 28 from 7 p.m. until? More...

Bible Trivia Questions and Answers

1) Who was Herod's information source as to where the Christ Child was to be born? Joseph, Reuben, Micah, Matthew 2) According to Luke, the reason Jesus was born in Bethlehem was that his father had to attend what? More...

Schools

Principal's Column

It is hard to believe but this school year is already half over. All students will return to school on Jan. 8 and will receive their first semester grades Jan. 10. More...

Student's story captures holiday spirit

Mrs. Petra Autry's sixth grade reading class has been exploring their creativity through writing. Students wrote stories related to the Christmas holidays. Raven Allen captured the spirit of Christmas in her story "The Missing Star. More...

Ready, Set, Graph!

After studying the chapter on statistical graphing, Mrs. Bradley's seventh grade Math classes participated in a statistics lab. Each student was given a snack size bag of Skittles to use in the exercise. More...

Old CCHS facing wrecking ball

As students and faculty started moving into the new Clarke County High School last week (bottom photos), the wrecking ball loomed closer for the old high school building, built in 1936 (above). More...

Arrest made in C'ville and Morvin burglaries

The Clarke County Sheriff's department conducted an investigation into the burglary of Walter Turk's residence Dec. 10 on County Road 20 in the Morvin community. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Armstead

Curtis Armstead, 85, of the Allen community of Grove Hill died Dec. 22, 2007 at the William F. Green Veteran's Home in Bay Minette. He was born May 16, 1922. More...

Arnold

Sarah Elizabeth Garrick Arnold, 92, of Whatley died Dec. 18, 2007 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. She was born Nov. 9, 1915 in Terrell County, Georgia. She and her first husband, Willard Garrick owned and operated Garrick's Cash Store. More...

Garrett

Silas Coma Garrett, IV, 61, of Gulf Shores died Dec. 23, 2007 at an area hospital. He was born July 13, 1946, in Florence. He has lived in Gulf Shores for 16 years where he was a member of Lagoon Baptist Church. More...

Sports

Area players earn all-state grid honors

Over 40 area football players were honored as being named to the Alabama Sports Writers Association's all-state team, released this past Sunday. More...

Easy to be proud looking back at 2007

Sports Scene

You can look back at the year that was 2007 and see that this area still maintains a firm stranglehold on success in the sports community. We have seen teams win championships in football, basketball, baseball and volleyball. More...

Opening Day deer

David Overton, 13-years-old, of Grove Hill killed this 6-pointer on opening day. The deer weighed 200 pounds. He is the son of James Overton of Grove Hill and Judy Harvell of Thomasville. More...

Editorial

Find use for old CCHS

Our Opinions

The new Clarke County High School is finished- or nearly so. More...

Recalling '07 politics

Inside the Statehouse

As 2007 comes to an end let's look back at what happened politically in Alabama this year. The partisan bickering in the Alabama Senate climaxed on the final day of the annual legislative session with Republican Senator Charles Bishop slugging More...

Ending year successfully

Congress Reports

Congress ended the year successfully as we completed the first session of the 110th Congress with a whirlwind of activity. More...