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Councilman Stifflemire seeks promotion

Terry Stifflemire has announced that he will be a candidate for mayor of Grove Hill in the Aug. 26 municipal election. Stifflemire serves on the town council. More...

T'ville school board extends superintendent's contract with same pay for 5 years

The contract for Dr. Vic N. Adkison, superintendent of Thomasville City Schools, was extended June 19 for five more years by the City Board of Education. His annual salary of $116,865 will not increase. More...

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World War II Bataan Death March survivor forgave his Japanese captors

Col. Glenn Frazier (ret.) said he was proud of the way he hated the Japanese, but that hate lead to years of misery, bitterness and nightmares until he learned to forgive, he told the audience at Pineview Baptist Church Saturday. More...

Folk Life Festival set in Camden

Black Belt Treasures of Camden will host a Folk Life Festival on Saturday, June 28, 2008, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. More...

No charges filed in Alday death but lawmen still investigating

Law enforcement officers continue to investigate the death last week of a Grove Hill man. Ron Baggette of the Clarke County Sheriff's Department said Woodrow Tillman "Woody" Alday died at his residence south of Grove Hill last Thursday, More...

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Bereavement support group to meet A bereavement support group will meet Thursday, June 26, (the last Thursday of every month) at 3 p.m. in the Grove Hill office beside McVay's Homecare. SouthernCare where caring is way of life. More...

Church News

Announcements

GHUMC Youth Week continues Grove Hill United Methodist Church will continue its Youth Week Thursday, (tonight), June 26 and end Friday, June 27 at 5:30 p.m. More...

Youth recognized at Pine Chapel banquet

Pine Chapel Baptist Church No. 2 held its annual Frank B. Dean Banquet on Sunday, June 22. This recognition of the youth of Pine Chapel was originated by Rev. Frank B. Dean in 1974 with the first banquet being held in 1975. More...

"JOB DESCRIPTION"

Read Ephesians 3:20 A man was visiting his brother, and gave his nephew a check for a hundred dollars. "No," said the boy. "That's too much." "That's what uncles are for," he answered. "Wow," cried the boy. "You know your job description. More...

Lifestyle

Outdoor ideas for graduation parties

Memories & Recipes

Sorry I missed writing my article last week. I was in D.C. attending the high school graduation for my first grandchild, Cristin Babin. We enjoyed her pre graduation party in her back yard in Herndon, Va. I was happy to meet all of her friends. More...

Chambers-Scogin set August 9 wedding date

Mr. and Mrs. Harper Calhoun Chambers Jr. announce the engagement of their daughter, Anna Katherine Chambers, to Mark Andrew Scogin Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Andrew Scogin Sr., all of Tuscaloosa. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. More...

Alston to celebrate 103rd birthday July 6

Willie James Alston will celebrate his 103rd birthday Sunday, July 6 at 2 p.m. at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Coffeeville. Rev. Albert Ridgeway is the pastor. Mr. Alston's wife is Willodean. More...

Hammer assailant sentenced to 45 years

A Jackson man pleaded guilty last Thursday to robbing a Jackson motel and hitting its owner in the head with a hammer in 2006 and was sentenced to 45 years in a state penitentiary. More...

Hats in ring for Grove Hill mayor's job

Former councilman Newton running

Jerry Newton announced this week that he would qualify for mayor of Grove Hill when qualifying opens July 1. More...

Clarke HIPPY, coordinator recognized

The Clarke County Commission approved Tuesday a resolution saluting the work of Jane Sellers and the HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters) program in Clarke County. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Chapman

Lynell Chapman, 68, of the Winn community of Jackson died June 18, 2008 at Jackson Medical Center. He was born May 19, 1940. He was a member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church of Winn. More...

Alday

Woodrow Tillman "Woody" Alday, 27, of Grove Hill died June 19, 2008 at his residence. He was born Aug. 13, 1980. He was a native of Jackson. He had worked as a boiler maker for the National Boilers Association. More...

McClure

Julia W. McClure, 78, of Jackson died June 19, 2008 at a Mobile hospital. She was born March 12, 1930. She was a native of Grove Hill. She was a member of Stave Creek Baptist Church and the Ladies Auxiliary of the United Transportation Union. More...

Sports

GH All-stars headed to state

The members of the Grove Hill Coach-pitch all-stars who won the District Tournament in Livingston are, front row, left to right: Brianna Reed, N'Seya Morrissette, Kayla Chapman, Ashley Daffin, Allie Wilson and Casen Young. More...

Coach pitch all-stars play perfect

The Grove Hill Coach pitch allstars completed a perfect 6-0 sweep in the District Tournament and earned a spot in the State Tournament as they beat Butler 12-7 Tuesday night in Livingston. More...

9 & 10-year-olds avenge only loss

The Grove Hill 9 & 10-year-old all-stars avenged their only loss in the District Tournament by beating Butler 7-6 in Livingston Tuesday night. More...

Editorial

Candidates, ideas needed for spirited municipal races

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Qualifying opens for area municipal offices of mayors and council members Tuesday, July 1. Grove Hill needs candidates to run and a variety of ideas and suggestions. More...

Thinking long-term

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With George W. Bush and Dick Cheney, a couple of refugees from the oil patch, Americans always know the drill, more drilling for fossil fuels. Bush offered his cure for rising gas prices. It was, you guessed it, more drilling. More...

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Clarke County Records

Marriage license applications Richard Vernon Weaver, to Melissa Dawn Milstead; Adam Cory Criswell, to Karie Beth Powell; Jerimie Lee Gilbert, to Heather Alyse Rasberry; Melvin King Jr., to Brandee Alexander; Marcus Deshawn Gates, to Tiesha Rasha O More...