March 6, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Grove Hill 'Extreme Makeover' OK'd

The Grove Hill Town Council gave its endorsement Monday night to "Extreme Makeover, Grove Hill Edition," a campaign to beautify the community. More...

Salitpa man gets close-up look at Iraq

Warren Deas of Salitpa returned in December from spending two-and-a-half months in Iraq. "I was talking with some friends and they were going to Iraq to install camera equipment on Humvees over there. More...

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Community

Northrop announcement offers region window of opportunity

The announcement Feb. 29 by the U.S. Air Force that Northrop Grumman Corp. More...

Out-of-control grass fire

Firefighters from Grove Hill, Fulton and Helwestern Volunteers Fire Departments responded Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m. to an out-of-control grass fire behind a residence at 1361 Asbury Road in Grove Hill. There was no damage to the residence. More...

Four indicted for firearm violations

Four men in Clarke County face federal indictments on firearm violations. Steven C. Furr and Winford Danny Kelsoe of Grove Hill have been indicted on charges of being felons in possession of a firearm and ammunition, according to U.S. More...

Church News

Church Announcements

Brotherhood meeting continued Inspirational Tabernacle Church of God In Christ located at 1171 Industrial Road in Jackson will have its annual Brotherhood meeting continuing Thursday, (tonight), March 6 and end Friday, March 7 at 7:30 p.m. More...

"HE MAKES US VICTORIOUS"

Read 1 Corinthians 15:57 TLB When Marino Marini was a young man, he fashioned the first statue in a series of a man on a horse, in bronze. The rider appears happy and hopeful. More...

Church of the Week

Round Hill Baptist Church More...

Schools

CCHS has the best of the best

This month has been a rewarding one for many at CCHS. The boys' basketball team made it all the way to Birmingham, Ottis Jackson received an athletic award, and 18 students will be competing in 12 different FBLA state competitions in Birmingham. More...

Pugh wins Black History contest

Congratulations to freshman Clarence Pugh who recently won the Black History Art Contest with his sketched portrait of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. More...

CCHS marching band gains new uniforms

Thanks to multiple fundraisers and the dedication of the band boosters and band members, the Royal Band of Blue has finally received their brand new uniforms. More...

Undercover drug buys lead to arrests in Toddtown

Two search warrants were executed by local law enforcement in the Toddtown community Friday, Feb. 29. More...

A spectacular fire

The Old Mill House Pawn Shop has been a closed and deteriorating landmark for sometime. The owners recently agreed to allow Grove Hill volunteer firemen to burn the structure and it was torched Saturday afternoon. More...

Furor sparked over new CPS uniforms

A number of Clarke Preparatory School parents are protesting the adoption of a new uniform policy after a letter signed by members of the private school's board of directors was sent home with students on Feb. 25. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Foxx

Rhodney Lee Foxx, 51, of Huntington Station, N.Y. died Feb. 27, 2008 in an area hospital. He spent his younger years in Jackson. He was a member of St. Union Missionary Baptist Church. More...

Moye

Tom Farrish Moye, 69, of Coy died Feb. 18, 2008 at J. Paul Jones Hospital. He was a member of the St. Emanuel No. More...

Harrison

Trisha Armistead Harrison, 62, of Butler died Feb. 28, 2008 at a health care facility in Butler. She was born Sept. 28, 1945. She was a native of Jackson. She was a member of Tompkins Baptist Church in Grove Hill. More...

Sports

Bulldogs lost to Mustangs

The dreams of a state championship came up short for the Clarke County High School Bulldogs as they lost 48-42 to the Mustangs of Madison Academy Thursday night in the Class 3A finals. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Business luncheon at GHBC Grove Hill Baptist Church will be hosting a lunch for the business men and women of Grove Hill Thursday (today), March 6 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. The event is a come and go affair. There is no charge. At 12 p.m. More...

Editorial

Another big win

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After long, long dry spells, Mobile and southwest Alabama are making up for lost time. The U.S. Air Force's announcement Friday that Northrop Grumman EADS had beaten the more political powerful Boeing Corp. More...

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Records

County Records

Marriage license applications William E. Ausbon, to Toshika T. Allen; Ronald Woodrow Jowers, to Kayla Annette Turner; Robert Franklin Bates, to Bernice Yvonne Bradford; Stanley L. Tinsley, to Rhonda S. More...