December 4, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Three parades in three days across county

The Grove Hill Christmas Parade will be Thursday, Dec. 4 at 4 p.m. More...

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Community

Grove Hill committees, boards, employees are named

Grove Hill Mayor Jerry Newton announced the assignment of council members to various committees at Monday's council meeting as well as other boards that include citizens. More...

Calvin Guy burned over 50% of body but improving

Calvin Guy is doing better after suffering second degree burns to over 50 percent of his body last week. More...

Dr. Johnson marks 20 years as ASCC prez

Faculty and staff joined to celebrate the anniversary of Dr. John A. Johnson's presidency at Alabama Southern Community College on Dec. 1. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Grove Hill Christmas parade—The Grove Hill Christmas Parade will be Thursday, (today), Dec. 4 at 4 p.m. More...

Church News

Announcements

Hopewell Baptist Church singing Hopewell Baptist Church located on Highway 154 in the Chilton community will host a fifth Saturday night singing, Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. The Dixie Disciples and other local singers will be featured. Rev. More...

Church of the Week

First Presbyterian Church Jackson More...

Grove Hill Baptist Church November Awana Clubs

Sparks-Adam Cooke, T&T-Sara Wilson and Cubbies-Jay Davis The Awana children's program is for children ages 4 years-old to the 6th Grade. Activities are held on Sunday night from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. More...

Lifestyle

Big times in Tuscaloosa this weekend

Memories & Recipes

Dean and I took Erin to her first Iron Bowl. We started out a little disappointed by the weather since we'd planned to tailgate, but we opted for fried chicken out of the back of the SUV. More...

Plant poppies soon for spring blooms

Gardening With Dora

The ground is cooling off a little, but that's okay. That means that after a few hard frosts we can plant annual poppy seed for bloom next spring. One of the reasons I garden is to insure a supply of cut flowers for the house. More...

GH finances in pretty good shape

The town of Grove Hill may be small with limited income but municipal government is in good shape, according to financial figures given to town council members Monday night along with fiscal 2009 budget figures that were approved. More...

Volunteer inmates make a dent in litter problem

Volunteers, including county jail inmates, are working to clean up local litter along local roads. It is a never-ending job. More...

A 'new' Greer's for Grove Hill

A ribbon cutting for the renovated and updated Grove Hill Greer's, now a Greer's Market store was held Wednesday along with a lunch from the store's deli provided by the Grove Hill and Fairhope Market stores. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Gray

Hendryx Wyatt Gray, 57, of Jackson and Destin, Fla. died Nov. 29, 2008 at his residence in Jackson after a lengthy battle with lung cancer. He was born March 4, 1951. He was a graduate of Marion Institute and Georgia Tech. He was a member of Ft. More...

Dunn

Ethel Louise Thomas Dunn, 83, a native of Jackson and a long time resident of Grove Hill died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008, at her residence. She was active in Stave Creek Baptist Church and Grove Hill Baptist Church. More...

Rush

James Rufus Rush, 86, of Mobile died Nov. 28, 2008 at a family home in Mobile. He was born June 21, 1922. He was a native of Campbell. He was a United States Army Veteran of World War II having fought in the Battle of The Buldge. More...

Sports

Leroy, Sweet Water back in B'ham

Bears beat Reeltown in fog to make third title appearance

The Leroy Bears won their 24th consecutive game Friday night with a 26-6 pounding of the Reeltown Rebels on a foggy and rainy night in Tallapoosa County. More...

Super Six title game match-ups

Legion Field, Birmingham Dec. 4-5-6, home team listed second in pairings Class 1A Sweet Water (13-1) vs. Speake (12-2), Friday, 3 p.m. Class 2A Leroy (14-0) vs. Sulligent (12-2), Saturday, 11 a.m. Class 3A Leeds (14-0) vs. More...

Bulldogs handle Linden 34-7 in 'Marengo Mudbowl'

SWEET WATER—A torrential downpour resulted in nine total fumbles, but the Sweet Water Bulldogs lost none and were able to beat county rival Linden 34-7 here tonight. More...

Editorial

Fueling up

Our Opinions

The decision to install a central fueling station for county vehicles makes good sense and we were glad to see county commissioners approve it last week. More...

Shop locally

The Christmas season is here. In fact it is less than three weeks until Christmas. It is always best to shop as close to home as possible and this year it is more important than ever. More...

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Records

County Records

Marriage license applications James Nathan Ellis, to Chelsy Nichole Smith; John Brandon Osborn, to Jessica Shaey Steadman; William Corey Andrews, to Ellen Victoria Kelly; Robert E. Jackson, to Donna Juanita Renner; Sylvester D. More...

Arrests booked through county jail last week

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov. 25-Dec. 02 include: James Donald Howie, 18, minor in possession of alcohol, $500 bond, arrested by Thomasville Police Dept. More...