September 11, 2008 RSS feed / Lifestyle

Williamson-Graham say vows

Courtney Hummer Graham of Tuscaloosa and Lemuel Kevin Williamson of Orange Beach were united in marriage Saturday, Aug. 16, 2008 in Tuscaloosa with the Rev. David Meginniss officiating the 2 p.m. ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr. More...

Bell-Canady to wed in Foley

Christina Dawn Bell and Robert Gregory Canady of Gulf Shores will exchange wedding vows Saturday, Sept. 13 at 3 p.m. at Swift Presbyterian Church in Foley. Miss Bell is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Bell of the Greenwood community. More...

Taite-Dunning to wed Sept. 27

Ethial Taite of Dickinson and Irish Clayton of Pine Hill announce the engagement of their daughter, Laterian Taite, to Jacques Dunning, son of Donald and Vanessa Brown of Sweet Water and Michael Grayson of Dixons Mills. More...

Historic Magee Farm promoted

The Clarke County Historical Society met Sunday, Aug. 31 at Grove Hill Town Hall. The guest speaker was Ken McGhee, curator and re-enactor for Magee Farm located 13 miles from Mobile in the community of Kushla. More...

Clarke education retirees to meet, eat in Jackson

The Clarke County Education Retirees Association will hold its first meeting of the 2008- 2009 year, Thursday, Sept. 18 at 11:45 a.m. at the Jackson Steakhouse. Dues are $10 per year. All active, inactive and associate members are urged to attend. More...

Jackson Fire Prevention Parade and other activities are set week of Oct. 5

The Jackson Fire Department (JFD) will kick off Fire Prevention Week with church inspections on Sunday, Oct. 5. Immediately following inspections the JFD will attend church together for Sunday morning church service. More...

Soup and fudge can help combat worst of hurricanes

Memories & Recipes

Faye, Gustav and Ike made me remember growing up in Louisiana and preparing for the hurricanes. Like all other occasions in our home, meal prepara- tions were at the top of the list. More...

Restaurant being renovated

Dick and June Postma are renovating the old Magnolia restaurant and will soon reopen it as "Cafe Bella Rhue." The dining areas and kitchen are being completely reworked, said Dick Postma, who promised to offer a nice dining atmosphere. More...

Give goldenrod a little respect

Gardening With Dora

Goldenrod proves the adage, "Familiarity breeds contempt." Any day now this plant that we h a v e n ' t noticed since last September will turn the roadsides and abandoned fields none of us are rushing out to the nursery looking for a source. More...

Checks presented to fire departments

State grant checks were presented by local state legislators to volunteer fire departments (VFD) at the August meeting of the Clarke County Firefighters Association. More...

Gas winner announced

Angela Dunning of Thomasville correctly found all 12 gas nozzles in last week's Democrat. She won $50 in gas at Dunn's Exxon. Look for the 12 nozzles scattered throughout this week's Democrat! More...

JFD Fire Prevention Court chosen

The Jackson Fire Department chose its 2008 Fire Prevention Court this past Sunday, Sept. 7. This year's court (L-R) are Maid Blair Hundley, senior at Jackson High School (JHS), daughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

National heritage area proposed in 19 counties

The public is invited to attend a town hall meeting on Thursday, Sept. 18 at the Washington County Library at 6 p.m. More...