July 10, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Local bank stock rallies; increased dividend noticed by Internet rating service

United Security Banschares' stock rallied Monday and Tuesday from disastrous losses the past week as an Internet stock rating service recognized the stock for its high dividends. More...

Grove Hill Town Council candidates

Cynthia Jackson seeks re-election Cynthia Jackson is seeking a second term rep resenting District Two on the Grove Hill Town Council in the Aug. 26 municipal election. "The last four years have been a great experience," she said. More...

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Community

Council supports state-bound softball teams

The Grove Hill Town Council approved Monday a donation of $1,500 to the local Dixie Youth league. More...

Grove Hill couple celebrates 60th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Everette Stephens of Grove Hill celebrated their sixtieth wedding anniversary Tuesday, July 1. Mr. Everette was employed by Burge's, Inc. and later Piggly Wiggly for 54 years. More...

Clarke Commission adds seats to Industrial Development Board

The Clarke County Commission approved Tuesday a change to the number of board members for the county Industrial Development Board. The membership will increase to 10. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Free reading program in July Join "Catch the Reading Bug" this summer at the Grove Hill Public Library and discover the amazing world of insects. The 2008 Summer Reading Program continues every Wednesday in July. More...

Church News

Announcements

Mt. Olive continues music workshop Mt. Olive No. 2 Missionary Baptist Church located at 105 Griffin Street in Jackson will continue its Church Music Workshop 2008 Thursday, (tonight), July 10 and Friday, July 11. More...

"A CLOUD OF WITNESSES"

Read Hebrews 12:1-2 The president of Georgetown University said to coach Lou Little, "The father of one of your football players just died. Will you tell the son?" "Yes," he said. "Please," begged the son, "let me play." The coach consented. More...

Lifestyle

Overcoming adversities

Memories & Recipes

I was so glad to hear that Bridget Franz, Laura's friend, has finally peaked Laura's interest in cooking. Bridget is quite a good cook in spite of all the activities in her life recently. She and husband, Jonathan, bought a new house. More...

Records

Arrests booked in county jail

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail this week include: John Christopher Rone, 21, probation violation, Sabronte Lashun Rhodes, 30, probation violation, arrested by Life Tech. More...

Arrests made by T'ville Police

Arrests booked through the Thomasville Police Department for the week of June 30-July 6 include. Waitus English, driving while license suspended (warrant), arrested June 30. More...

County Records

Marriage license applications Corey Lashay Darrington, to Kenetha Vontreal Patterson; Terrance McKee Washington, to Martine Sharelle Moore; Michael A. More...

Light turnout expected for GOP run-off

A run-off election will be held in Clarke County July 15 but the turnout is expected to be extremely light. That's because it is a Republican run-off and there are only two statewide offices on the ballot. More...

Municipal candidates have until Tuesday to qualify for offices

Candidates continue to qualify for the Aug. 26 municipal elections. Here is at list of candidates qualified as of mid-afternoon Tuesday as well as other candidates and incumbents. "I" denotes incumbent. More...

Area lawmen search for car thief suspect

An unnamed suspected car thief is still on the loose after a Sunday chase by officers from the Clarke County and Monroe County Sheriff's Departments. More...

New sidewalks for downtown Jackson

Jackson is getting some new sidewalks. Here a concrete crew works on a new walk Monday where it curves from College Avenue and Commerce Street onto Church Street in the downtown business district. Photo by Jim Cox More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Bumpers

Michael Anthony Bumpers, 42, of the Winn community of Jackson died June 26, 2008 due to injuries from an accident. He was born Jan. 16, 1966. He was a graduate of Coffeeville High School. He was a skidder operator for Donald Barnes. More...

Henderson

Marcellus Henderson, (better known as "Cell"), 44, of Whatley died July 2, 2008 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. He was born July 5, 1963. He was a graduate of Clarke County High School Class of 1981. He was a member of Mackey Branch No. More...

Goodman

Jessey Dewey Goodman, 78, of Thomasville died July 3, 2008 at his residence. He was born Nov. 4, 1929. Goodman had been a brick mason. More...

Sports

GH all-stars take second in tourney

The Grove Hill 11 & 12-year-old all-stars saw their playoff run come to an end as they lost 9-3 to Thomasville last week in Sweet Water. Jacob Allen went 2-for-3 with two RBI. Britton Barnes was 1-for- 1 with a walk and an RBI. More...

Softball team features local players

The LA Thunder club softball team won a Tuscaloosa tournament recently. Front row, left to right: Jessica Lavendar, Amber Walker, Tess Ackerman, Ashley Stokes, Lauren Miller, Allie Roach. More...

Trophy bass caught

Ricky Gilchrist holds up a 12-lb. bass he caught in Willie Sheffield's pond in Helwestern. The big fish measured 26.5 inches. Gilchrist said he caught it on a June Bug Lizard lure. Photo by Jim Cox More...

Editorial

Corrections and Clarifications

The total revenue expected for the Grove Hill Memorial Hospital's fiscal year 2009 budget was incorrect in the story in the July 3 paper. The correct total revenue is expected to be $25,735,324. The projected total expenses will be $10,536,549. More...

Congress doesn't address gas prices

Congress Reports

As Americans paused last week to celebrate July 4th, the spiraling cost of energy put a dark cloud over many a celebration. More...

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