April 24, 2008 RSS feed / Community

FFA grants awarded for area airports

U.S. Representative Artur Davis (D-Ala.) announced Tuesday $1,700,462 in grants for aviation facilities throughout Alabama's Black Belt region. More...

Relay For Life

Annual event raises almost $49,000 for American Cancer Society

The annual Relay for Life event to benefit the American Cancer Society was held April 18 at the Clarke County Museum in Grove Hill. The event raised approximately $48,923. Cancer survivors were honored at the Helms House. More...

Cabin dedication will be Sunday

The public is invited to attend the dedication of the Josiah and Lucy Martin Mathews Cabin at the Clarke County Museum complex Sunday, April 27 at 2:30 p.m. A reception will follow. Dr. More...

Hair donated to cancer victims

Mollie Paul, a student at Wilson Hall Middle School, had 13 inches of her hair cut April 18 during Relay For Life festivities. The hair will be used for a wig to aid cancer patients who lose their hair during treatment. Photo by Barry H. Hendrix More...

Twin daughters born to Cotten family

Mr. and Mrs. Chris Cotten, (nee Hannah Hawkins) of Nashville, Tenn. announce the arrival of twin daughters Feb. 29, 2008 at Vanderbilt University Hospital. Ruby Louise Cotten was born at 8:14 p.m. and weighed four lbs., seven ozs. More...

Keahey announces $625,000 for area schools

State Representative Marc Keahey (D-Grove Hill) announced that local schools will receive over $625,000 in funds. The Alabama Public School and College Incentive Fund will distribute the grants. More...

'Relay For Life' awards announced

The following awards were announced at the April 18 "Relay For Life" event in Grove Hill: Best Camp Site: (tie) Town of Grove Hill and Grove Hill Baptist Church. Most Money Raised by An Individual: Laurie Pritchett. More...

County to resurface additional road

The Clarke County Commission approved Tuesday resurfacing .36 miles of Harvest Road at the same time that crews are currently resurfacing the Chilton Road (County Road 17). The CR 17 project is funded with federal money. More...

McCainmania

Scenes Republican presidential candidate John McCain's visit to Clarke County, Thomasville Monday

Thomasville school superintendent Vic Adkison introduced McCain at Thomasville High School (left). McCain also spoke at Alabama Southern Community College (right). More...

Dave Mathews' history columns printed in book form

A series of local history articles that were originally published in the 1960s has been collected and published in book form. D. C. More...

Grove Hill native will autograph books Saturday

A book signing will take place Saturday, April 26 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Clarke County Museum. More...

McIntyre receives academic award

Joshua Rodning McIntyre, a graduating senior in the School of Christian Studies at the University of Mobile, was presented April 18 the Hebrew Award for maintaining the highest academic average. More...

Photography exhibit April 25 and 26 at local museum

The "Photography In Your Own Backyard" Contest and Exhibit will be Friday, April 25, 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. and Saturday, April 26, 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Winners will be recognized on Saturday at 4 p.m. More...

Clarke County Junior Miss Pageant set for May 3

The 2009 Clarke County Junior Miss program will be held Saturday, May 3 at Sage Auditorium in Grove Hill, beginning at 7 p.m. There are 13 contestants in this year's program. More...