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Chancellor Byrne touts two-year system's training as playing big role in Alabama's growing economy

"We love our children and we want them real near us," said Bradley Byrne, chancellor of the two-year college system in Alabama. " More...

Vote and visit CCHS Tuesday

People can go vote Tuesday, Feb. 5 and then go by the new Clarke County High School's open house. The new $6 million school will host an open house from 3 until 5 p.m. The school is located at the corner of Church Street and DuBose Avenue. More...

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Community

Four suspects face charges for drugs and stolen guns

Four people were arrested during two separate raids on a residence in the Depot area of Jackson Jan. 18 and 25. More...

Coffeeville youngsters honor MLK

Students at Coffeeville Head Start and Clarke County Pre-K recently celebrated the birthday of the late civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parents provided refreshments and birthday hats to make the celebration special. Contributed Photo More...

T'ville council approves bid for renovation of fire station

A second round of bidding for work at Thomasville's fire station No. 2 has met with council approval. The city has been working for many months to expand the fire station located at the corner of Old Hwy. 5 and Joe Davis Industrial Blvd. More...

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CCHS '99 class meets A planning meeting for the CCHS Class of 1999 will be held Saturday, Feb. 2 at 12 noon at The Gaston's Bar & Grill (formerly Ryan's) in Thomasville. More...

Church News

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...

Good News Sunday Feb. 3

There is Good News for Grove Hill, and there is Good News for the rest of the world! That is why the members of Grove Hill Baptist Church have adopted "Good News Grove Hill" as their theme for 2008. We want people to know there is hope! More...

Bible Trivia

Questions and Answers

1. Is the book of 1 Kings in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. From Mark 8:36, what did Jesus say a man could forfeit, negating the gain of the whole world? Life, Love, House, Soul 3. More...

Lifestyle

Cox-Mota married on December 19

Archie L. Cox Jr. and Maria Mota were married Dec. 19, 2007 at 2 p.m. in the Clarke County Courthouse in Grove Hill. Mr. Cox was born in the Ebenezer area. He graduated from Central High in Mobile in 1961. More...

Area students earn UA honors

A total of 4,949 students enrolled during the fall 2007 semester at The University of Alabama made the Dean's List with academic records of 3.5 or above (on a 4.0 scale), or the President's List with academic records of 4.0 (all As). More...

Bonner, Keahey donate flags to CCHS

Jake Paul, Beta Club president, FBLA president, Yearbook editor and graduating senior, took it upon himself to write to Congressman Jo Bonner requesting new flags to be flown at Clarke County High School. More...

Wrongful death trial gets started

"Who is responsible for the death of Terry Cheeseboro?" asked Kevin Clark, one of the defense lawyers in a wrongful death civil suit that started in Clarke County Circuit Court Tuesday. More...

Alabamians to help decide presidential nominees Tuesday

The presidential preference primary will be held Feb. 5 in Alabama. It will be the first Alabama primary in decades where voters' choices may have an impact on the eventual party nominees. More...

Parker seeks full term on county school board

Marty Parker of Grove Hill, a member of the Clarke County Board of Education, has announced that he will seek a full elected term to the board this year. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Robinson

James Edward Robinson, 58, of Atlanta, Ga. Died Jan. 22, 2008 at his residence. He was born Nov. 28, 1949. He was a native of Jackson. As a child he attended Mt. Sinia #1 Baptist Church. More...

Boucher

Estelle Mary Boucher, 77, of Jackson died Jan. 24, 2008 at a Mobile hospital. She was born Feb. 11, 1930. She was native of Worcester, Mass. She was a member of Visitation Catholic Church in Jackson. More...

Huckabee

Anna Teresa Huckabee, 48, of Coffeeville died Jan. 27, 2008 at her residence. She was born July 4, 1959. She was a native of Jackson. She was a member of Grace Chapel Church in Coffeeville. She had worked with Dumas Manufacturing Company. More...

Sports

CCHS teams claim county titles

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs won the 2007- 08 Clarke County Tournament with a 68-48 victory over the Thomasville Tigers Saturday night in Grove Hill. Deforest Taite had a banner night as he scored 18 points and pulled down 13 rebounds. More...

Time to change date of county hoops tourney

One of the best things about sports in this county is in serious need of an overhaul. I am referring to the county basketball tournament. More...

Sports Briefs

Share the Gospel fishing tournament set for Feb. More...

Editorial

State Legislature faces tough session

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Alabama legislators have had a pretty good time for the past few years: The state's economy has been good and it has been reflected in state coffers. More...

Johnson's plea may have many worried

The saga continues in the state's two-year college mess with ex- Chancellor Roy Johnson pleading guilty to 15 federal charges of bribery, conspiracy, money laundering, obstruction and witness tampering. More...

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Records

Arrests booked into Clarke County Jail

The following arrests were booked through the Clarke County Jail over the past week. George Dumas, 67, domestic harassment, disorderly conduct, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...

County Records

Marriage license applications Cossie Lee Pate, to Tracye Lakey Morrissette; Bradley S. Watson, to Carly Renee Williams; Jamareus S. Sampson, to Dynita L. Worthy; Eddie Joe Smith, to Monique Simone Law. More...

Schools

WHMS donates to new school and fields

Wilson Hall Middle School Principal Larry Bagley presented Clarke County High School Principal Debra Dennis and CCHS assistant principal and baseball coach Chris Young with a donation for the new school and new baseball fields. More...

Classes begin in new CCHS

It is hard to believe the day we have been anxiously waiting two years for has finally arrived - we are finally in the new facility! The excitement of the move, along with the phenomenal first term, is proving to be one of the best years yet. More...

Honor rolls released for second nine-week period

Honor rolls have been released by Clarke County High School for the second nine-week's period of the 2007-2008 school year. More...