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Community

Gov. Riley to be in Jackson for different events Feb. 11

Riley will talk about TK project and make industry announcement

Mayor Richard Long announced during Tuesday's Jackson City Council meeting that Gov. Bob Riley will be in town for two events on Monday, Feb. 11. Riley's first visit will be at 9 a.m., at Jackson High School. More...

Mosquito spraying funds awarded

As a result of Hurricane Katrina, eight southwest Alabama counties were designated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to qualify for grant assistance to aid in establishing and enhancing mosquito abatement programs. More...

New CM Gas headquarters could be ready by late February

The Clarke-Mobile Counties Gas Board meeting was held Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 22. More...

Calendar

Calendar

BOE meets today Clarke County Board of Education will meet Thursday, (today), Jan. 24 at 4 p.m. Items of interest include the superintendent's report, bids on fiber network, personnel and bills, accounts and payroll. More...

Church News

Gospel performer Sullivan to be honored Feb. 3

The St. Stephens Baptist Church and Victory Grove Pentecostal Church of Wagarville, along with family and friends would like to invite you to a day of Celebration in honor of Jerry Sullivan at 11 a.m. on Feb. 3 at the St. More...

Church Announcements

Bassett Creek singing The Dan Keeton Quartet of Ashland, Kentucky will be in concert at Bassett Creek Baptist Church Sunday, Feb. 3 at 10 a.m. The church is located at 301 Bassett Church Road in Grove Hill. More...

Church of the Week

Witch Creek Baptist Church More...

Lifestyle

Try these great filling chili recipes

I do some accounting work for the Pineview Country Club in Thomasville and they are hosting a members' chili cookoff for the Super Bowl game on Feb. 3. Of course, this made me start thinking of my chili recipes. More...

Arum adds color to winter garden

Gardening With Dora

Just when most plants in our gardens are settling down for a long winter's nap, painted arum, Arum italicum, springs up. I am always so pleased with the sudden appearance of mine every year that I fertilize it and say kind words to it. More...

Carroll-Brunson wed in Fulton church

Bonnie Carol Brunson and Brian Roger Carroll were united in marriage Saturday, Nov. 17, 2007 at First Baptist Church of Fulton. Rev. Michael Bedsole performed the 2 p.m. ceremony. Dr. John Copeland performed the opening prayer. More...

Hunting invitation splat prompts recusal request

Circuit Judge Stuart DuBose has been asked to disqualify himselfrom hearing a civil case involving Tensaw Land and Timber Company because of an exchange he had with Tensaw's president over a hunting invitation. More...

Salaries increased for next Grove Hill mayor and council members

The Grove Hill Town Council approved Tuesday an increase in salary for the mayor and council members for the next four-year terms starting after the Aug. 26 municipal election. More...

Cameras to watch over 911 dispatchers

The Clarke County Commission approved Tuesday the purchase of video surveillance cameras for the county E-911 Center. All of the commissioners approved the purchase except for Rhondel Rhone. More...

Must match candidates, delegates perfectly

Polling locations and workers for Feb 5 primary: Pages 8B-9B.

Clarke County voters will join others from around the state in casting ballots for presidential candidates in a primary contest Tuesday, Feb. 5. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Johnson

Agee Johnson Sr., 90, of the Ebenezer community died Jan. 15, 2008 at Infirmary West Hospital in Mobile. He was born Oct. 31, 1917 to the parentage of the late Annanias Johnson and Elmira Carriesanda Brown Johnson. More...

Wilson

Bertie Catherine Wilson, 87, of Grove Hill died Jan. 21, 2008 at a local hospital. She was born Aug. 7, 1920. She was a member of the Grove Hill Baptist Church. She was a retired seamstress for Vanity Fair Mills in Jackson. More...

Westbrook

Mary Weeks Westbrook, 75, of Pine Hill died Jan. 18, 2008 at Thomasville Nursing Home. She was born Aug. 14, 1932 in Dothan. She was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Pine Hill. She was a former food service worker. More...

Sports

CPS Gators drop area game to Monroe Vols

The Clarke Prep School Gators dropped their final home game of the season 46-31 to the Volunteers of Monroe Academy Tuesday afternoon. Tanner Tucker led the Gators with 10 points. More...

Lady Gators upset MA

The Clarke Prep School Lady Gtaors ended their home schedule by beating the Lady Gators of Monroe Academy 47-40. Corrie Allen led the way with 28 points and 11 rebounds. Leandra Morgan had nine points and four rebounds. More...

Dixie Youth meet set for Jan. 31

The Grove Hill Dixie Youth baseball and softball leagues will have their annual meeting on Thursday, Jan. 31. at 7 p.m. at the Grove Hill Town Hall. More...

Editorial

Cast a meaningful vote on Feb. 5

Other Opinions

A suggestion for Alabama voters in the upcoming presidential preference primaries: Don't be too casual in how you cast your ballot. This year, your vote might actually mean something. More...

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Scrutinizing the spouses

Inside the Statehouse

Political campaign gurus and insiders have always known that there is a difference between running for a legislative, congressional or senatorial seat versus a race for mayor, governor or president. More...

Schools

Principal's Comments

It is only 7:45 this morning and from my office I can see Mrs. Dannelly has her English class lined up heading towards the library. More...

Woodmen donate flag to WHMS

Carolyn Downey (right) presented WHMS Student Government Association with a new U. S. flag. Accepting the flag is Candace Presnall (left), great-granddaughter of Mrs. Downey. Candace is a member of the WHMS Student Government association. More...

WHMS Spelling Bee winners announced

WHMS recently held its annual Spelling Bee. Twenty-five students, fifth through eighth grade, rivaled for the championship. More...