April 3, 2008 RSS feed / Community

'Injoy' simulcast April 18 in T'ville

Andy Andrews, a nationally known comedian and author who has family ties to Jackson, will be one of several motivational speakers for the "Injoy" simulcast broadcast scheduled for Friday, April 18 at the Pineview Baptist Church in Thomasville. More...

Museum of Art staff visits Clarke Prep

Staff from the Mobile Museum of Art returned to Grove Hill recently. Terri Baker (center above) taught students at Clarke Prep how to create self portraits. Photo by Barry H. Hendrix More...

Norris honored for work in rural water system

From March 16through the 19 the Alabama Rural Water Association hosted its 30th Annual Technical Training Conference at the Mobile Convention Center with over 1,500 in attendance. More...

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The calendar said March 20 was the first day of spring but the season really arrived this past week when the azaleas, daffodils, dogwoods and other flowering plants suddenly bloomed out profusely. Photo by Jim Cox More...

ServiceMaster Clean opening new location in McIntosh

ServiceMaster Clean, a national leader in the restoration industry, is opening its newest franchise in McIntosh. More...

Hospital auxiliary donates $46,000

The issue of the closing of the LifeLine ambulance service was addressed March 27 by Doug Sewell, administrator of the Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. "I didn't have any love or any hate for either one of the services," he told the hospital board. More...

Shelby to visit Thomasville April 12

Senator Richard Shelby (R-Alabama) will hold his annual town hall meeting for Clarke County at noon on Saturday, April 12 at Gaston's Grill in Thomasville. More...

CPS student recognized for winning essay

Sydney Reeves, a student at Clarke Prep, was recognized March 17 by Governor Bob Riley and his wife, Mrs. Patsy Riley, at the Governor's Mansion in Montgomery. More...

BTAPC play in Gilbertown continues through April 4

"The Foreigner" will be presented by the Ballet and Theatre Arts Performing Companies at the Gilbertown theatre through April 4. More...

'Voice of the Animals' Saturday in Fulton

The Fulton Town Council discussed March 10 preparations for the first annual "Voice for the Animals" 5K Run beginning at 8 a.m. on April 5. Proceeds go to the construction of a county animal shelter. There will also be a one-mile Pet Trot. More...

DuBose's problems take personal turn

Suspended Circuit Judge Stuart C. DuBose's problems until last week had been professional in nature. Last week his problems also became personal as his wife, Allison DuBose, filed a divorce petition in Clarke County Circuit Court. More...

Assistance sought for homeless family

Lou Boykin, director of the Clarke County Department of Human Resources (DHR) said the agency is looking for assistance for a homeless family. Boykin said the family consists of a mother, hr 60-plus year-old mother and two boys, ages seven and 14. More...

Alabama House passes bill that would allow any municipality in state to vote on alcohol sales

The Alabama House of Representatives approved a bill Tuesday to allow any municipalities in the state- regardless of population- to vote on the sale of alcoholic beverages. The vote was 46-38 with Rep. Marc Keahey, D-Grove Hill, and Rep. More...

Jordan Dancers raise money for 'Relay'

The Jordan Dancers Competition company attended the Dance Makers Inc. Dance convention and seminar in Mobile on Dec. 7-9, 2007. More...

Push to advanced diploma concerns educators

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T'ville school superintendent to be evaluated

The Thomasville Board of Education approved March 20 a comprehensive evaluation of Superintendent Vic Adkison by John Osburn, a consultant from Auburn University. "It is required by law by the state," Adkison said Tuesday. More...

Sims brothers serving their country in military

Airman Adam Sims has graduated from the Air Force Basic Military Training course in San Antonio, Texas. Sims completed the seven-week course, which consisted of military customs and procedures, self-aid and buddy care, and rifle training. More...

Food and lodging establishment ratings for month of February

Following are the Clarke County food/lodging establishment ratings from February: Grove Hill Bertile's - 91 Chesters - 96 Diamond Gas - 93 Gloria's Pour House - 87 Grove Hill Memorial Hospital - 97 Windtree Inn - 91 Jackson More...

Pop tops needed for McDonald House

The Clarke County Farmer's Federation Women's Committee is participating in the Ronald McDonald House pop tab project. "We will be collecting pop top tabs from aluminum cans through April 9," said Marie Slade chairwoman for Clarke County. More...

Living History Group to hold dance at county museum

The Clarke County Living History Group will hold an 1880's "period dance" Saturday night, April 5, at 6:30 on the grounds of the county historical museum in Grove Hill. More...

Spring brings thoughts of food

Memories & Recipes

I wonder if anyone else looks at fresh spring blooms and think how much these little flowers look like food. Take for instance the wisteria, how they look like grapes hanging down and waiting for our mouths to taste the sweetness. More...

New deli welcomed to Grove Hill

A ribbon cutting ceremony, sponsored by the Grove Hill Area Chamber of Commerce, was held March 27 for the new Courthouse Square Deli and Bakery. Rita Phillips and Janet Woodham are the owners. Photo by Barry H. Hendrix More...