July 24, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

County not utilizing license inspector post

A Clarke County citizen asked county commissioners Monday why they aren't following the law by employing a license inspector and collecting license fees for all manufactured homes (mobile homes) in the county. More...

Clarke County High School counselor Brenda McIntyre succumbs in Florida

Brenda Kelley McIntyre, a longtime Grove Hill teacher, died July 18 in an Ocala, Fla. hospital of complications that followed a recent surgery. More...

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Community

Winky wins

Winky Hicks of Grove Hill is always a crowd-pleaser at the Atmore Rotary Club's Fiddlers' Convention. This year was no exception. More...

Duke named regional VP for Capstone Bank

Capstone Bank has announced the hiring of Lee Duke as regional vice president for its Clarke- Washington division. More...

Basketball tourney July 25, 26

There will be a 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, Friday and Saturday, July 25 and 26 at Jackson High School Gym for children ages 8 through 16. Registration is $10 and awards will be given. Friday tournament is from 3 until 8 p.m. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Hospital blood drive today The Grove Hill Memorial Hospital will have its bloodmobile Thursday, (today), July 24 from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. All donors who donated between May 1 and Sept. 5 will be entered in the drawing for a "Pond Prowler" boat. More...

Church News

Announcements

Fulton Baptist continues VBS Fulton Baptist Church located on Highway 178 in Fulton will continue vacation Bible school Thursday, (tonight), July 24 and end Friday, July 25 from 6 until 8:30 p.m. for children, ages two through sixth Grades. More...

"BEAU'S BILLBOARD"

Read Psalm 127:1 Lance is single. His marketing friends came up with a novel idea for helping him find a wife. They put his picture up on a billboard on the interstate highway with the caption below, "I'm Lance. Let's go out! More...

Lifestyle

Elizabeth Granade honored

A Grove Hill resident for 58 years

The Grove Hill Baptist Church honored one of its oldest and beloved members Sunday afternoon. Elizabeth Granade will soon be moving to Birmingham, to the St. Martin in the Pines assisted living facility. More...

Grove Hill Baptist to host Back to School Block Party

Grove Hill Baptist Church will be hosting a "Back to School Block Party" on Saturday, Aug. 9 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Rev. Lee Merck, the church's pastor, explained, "This is about our children and our teen-agers. More...

Now Here's A Tip

• Recipe Substitutions: If you need 1 cup of tomato juice, use 1/2 cup of tomato sauce plus 1/2 cup of water. • "Tacos are a favorite meal in our house, but very messy - until we discovered a great use for coffee filters. More...

Main Street revitalization papers signed

Project caused big fuss when first talked in 2006

A revitalization plan for downtown Grove Hill's Main Street that provoked the ire of some business owners and others when it was initially presented in 2006 has been awarded $200,000 in federal grant funds. More...

Pump technology would monitor county's fuel usage

A system that would monitor gasoline and diesel consumption by county vehicles and equipment could also provide notifications for maintenance and information on how the vehicle or equipment is being used on the job. More...

New signs

New Grove Hill welcome signs have been or are being installed on the highways leading into Grove Hill. Grants funded the signs and adjoining landscaping. Photo by Jim Cox More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Moore

William Edward Moore Sr., 77, of Walker Springs died July 14, 2008 at his residence. He was born Sept. 13, 1930. He was a member of St. Luke Baptist Church of Walker Springs. He served as a deacon before relocating to Walker Springs. More...

Ball

Allene Gray Ball, 85, of Leroy died July 22, 2008 at Jackson Medical Center. She was born Feb. 18, 1923. She was a native of Mobile. She was a former resident of Tuscaloosa. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Leroy. More...

Blackmon

Wilda Overstreet Blackmon, 74, of Jackson died July 19, 2008 at her residence. She was born Jan. 18, 1934. She was a member of Stave Creek Baptist Church. She was a retired seamstress for Vanity Fair Mills. More...

Sports

GH Darlings state softball runner-up

The Grove Hill Darlings (7 & 8- year-old) all-stars lost 12-1 to Hartselle in the championship game Monday night in Montgomery at Lagoon Park, finishing as the state runner-up. More...

Clarke Prep to hold meetings July 28

There will be a required parent coaches meeting at Clarke Prep School on Monday, July 28 at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held in the cafeteria and it is mandatory that parents and athletes attend. More...

GH Angels play tough at state

The Grove Hill Angels (9 & 10-year-old) all-stars lost 10-2 to Pleasant Grove last Saturday to be eliminated from the Dixie Girl's state softball tournament at Montgomery's Lagoon Park. "I am proud of these girls," coach Carol Jackson said. More...

Editorial

Sailing with Columbus

Editor's Notes

Alabama residents love to say "Thank God for Mississippi," whenever some kind of ranking is made. Alabama may be 48th or 49th but we used to could be confidendant that we would always rank above our neighboring state. More...

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Promoting aerospace industry

Congress Reports

Continuing to build on Alabama's growing aerospace presence, Senator Richard Shelby, Congressman Bud Cramer, and I - as well as Mobile Mayor Sam Jones, State House Speaker Seth Hammett, and other local elected officials traveled to the Farnboroug More...

Records

Arrests booked into Clarke County Jail

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail for the past week include: Michael Anthony Wright, 42, theft of property, third degree, failure to appear (traffic) contempt of court, escape, third degree, escape, third degree, $10,490.40 bond, arres More...

Arrests made by Thomasville Police

Arrests booked through the Thomasville Police Department for the week of July 14-20 include. Julia Eldridge Williams, theft/deception, second degree (warrant), arrested July 17. More...

Clarke County Records

Marriage license applications Zachary Lorne Young, to Christine Dale White; Geoffrey Jaye McKee, to Anna Marie Lanford; James Roger Martin, to Molly Haghighi Roberts; Keith Wayne Dailey II, to Kelli Elizabeth Lang; Terrence Leon Bruno, to Trisheen More...