January 17, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Newest economic effort merges with neighboring group

Regionalism was the word of the day Monday in Monroeville as the Twin Rivers Economic Development Partnership and the Coastal Gateway Economic Development Agency announced a merger that will create the first five-county economic development group i More...

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Community

Malone running as Clinton delegate in Feb. 5 primary

Lynda Malone was a Bill Clinton presidential delegate in 1992 and 1996 and she hopes to be one in 2008 for his wife, Hillary Rodam Clinton, Democratic candidate for president. More...

Youth orchestra applauded

Members of the Mobile Symphony Youth Orchestra and their conductor, Orland Thomas, were applauded at the conclusion of an hour-long free concert at Clarke County High School's Sage Auditorium Sunday afternoon. More...

CCHS seeks help with new school projects

In the wake of the transition of the new Clarke County High School, we are asking the people of Grove Hill and surrounding communities to pitch in and help continue the success at CCHS. There are several ways to donate to the school. More...

Calendar

Calendar

Education retirees to meet The Clarke County Education Retirees Association will meet Thursday, (today), Jan. 17 at 11:45 a.m. at The Garden in Thomasville. The program will be presented by District 6 Director. More...

Church News

Church Announcements

Mt. Zion special program "Time of Deliverance Ministries" presents Evangelist/Prophetess Lola Moore, Wednesday, Jan. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Grove Hill. Her motto is "Stay with God, and He'll Stay with you." Rev. More...

Chuck Wagon Gang to perform in Monroeville

The world-famous Chuck Wagon Gang will be appearing in a free benefit concert for Pilots for Christ, Inc., at Nettles Auditorium on the campus of Alabama Southern Community College, Highway 21 in Monroeville on Friday, Feb. 8. More...

Lifestyle

OUR BODY: The Universe Within

Extraordinary anatomical exhibition at Mobile's Gulf Coast Exploreum features real human bodies

OUR BODY: The Universe Within, an aweinspiring blockbuster exhibit featuring actual human bodies, opened last week at the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center in Mobile. More...

Fast, easy casseroles save time

Memories & Recipes

It's tax time again and it's easy on the menu at our house. This is the time when one dish wonders come alive; the mighty casserole is queen again. More...

A great plant for winter months

Gardening With Dora

Fragrant plants in the garden are a joy, adding yet another dimension to the flowers and foliage on which we usually concentrate. More...

County tax appeals board illegal, say Boise lawyers

A retired circuit judge, now a practicing attorney, charged Tuesday that Clarke County's Board of Equalization is illegal and its decisions on Boise's tax assessments- and perhaps many others- are invalid. More...

Separate 84 wrecks claim 2 lives

Separate accidents on Highway 84 claimed the lives of two people, including a two-year-old child last weeek. Accident in Choctaw County A two-year-old boy was killed in a two-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon, Jan. More...

C'ville to celebrate 200th May 31

The Coffeeville Town Council discussed plans for its bicentennial celebration during the Jan. 8 meeting. The celebration is scheduled for May 31. The town was founded as Murrell's Landing in 1808. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Blanks

Cedric Llewllyn Blanks, 37 of Jackson died Jan. 11, 2008. He was born June 13, 1970. He was a 1989 graduate of Jackson High School. More...

Scott

Addie Scott, 90, of Jackson died Jan. 10, 2008 at her residence. She was born July 22, 1917. She was a former member of the Mt. Sinai Baptist Church No. 1 of Jackson where she served on the usher board. More...

Harrison

John Turner Harrison Jr., 76, of Jackson died Jan. 13, 2008 at Jackson Medical Center. He was born May 30, 1931. More...

Sports

2007 Southwest Alabama All-Region Football Team

Landrum, Moseley, Watters tops in region

Imagine how hard it will be to take the role as the player who follows Anthony Landrum at Sweet Water High School. In a town like Sweet Water state championships are not hoped for every year, but are expected. More...

All-Region Honorable Mentions

Clarke Prep School J.D. Powell, Taylor Becton, Tanner Tucker, Brett Bradford Clarke County High Bubba Frazier, Tyler Walker, Caleb Harrison, Tim Barnett, Ronnie Osborne Coffeeville High Tamarcus Gortman, Trenton Cade, More...

Floyd steers Bulldogs to monumental season

There are steps to every successful process and in four years the Clarke County High School Bulldogs have made those strides. In 2007 the Bulldogs had a benchmark season. More...

Editorial

Sprucing up town

Our Opinions

On the opposite page you will find several photographs of empty Grove Hill storefronts that are for sale. More...

Election Epistles

From The Nethermost

It's that time of the year. No. Not Christmas, not New Years, and not yet Valentines Day. There's no need for me to say it. You know what it is. It's election time. This brings an entirely new collection of messages sent to me through the email. More...

State may lose House seat

Inside the Statehouse

Although our United States Congressmen are up for election every two years, they seldom are challenged. Incumbents win reelection at a 96 percent rate. Our founding fathers intended for the U.S. More...

Schools

Lots of activities for after school Clover Buds

The ASA 4H/Clover Buds are gearing up for the second half of the school year with many exciting activities. More...

GHES Participates in CPR Training

Grove Hill Elementary faculty and staff participated in the American Heart Association's Friends and Family CPR training. This training was made possible by the Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. Faye Murphy, R.N. and Karen Coleman, R.N. More...

Principal's Address

The New Year is off to a great start. The students seem to have settled back into their school routines and schedules after an exciting holiday. We sent report cards home Thursday, Jan. More...