December 11, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Help in selecting Medicare plans available in Jackson and Thomasville

People who are eligible for Medicare can receive free help in choosing among Medicare medical and prescription drug plans for 2009 between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Jackson Senior Center on Friday, Dec. More...

Lower Peach Tree resident enjoys visit to South Africa

Chance & Scyrene

M s . Carolyn Taylor of Lower Peach Tree recently returned from a two week long trip to South Africa. She and her sist e r , Geraldine of Las Vegas traveled to Johannesburg and Cape Town as part of a group of social workers visiting the countries. More...

Florida murder suspect caught hiding under sink in Pine Hill

On Wednesday, Dec. 3, the U.S. Marshal's Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force, the Clarke County Sheriff's Department, and the Pine Hill Police Department received information that Lawrence Johnson of Miami, Fla. More...

Mississippi shooting shows need for police cameras

Jackson council approves buy Tuesday night

By Evan Carden Special to The Democrat Following the approval by the Jackson City Council, Tuesday, Dec. More...

Grove Hill Christmas Parade Scenes

It was cold Thursday, Dec. 4 but the parade rolled without a hitch! Winners 1st Place Float: CPS Day Care's "Frosty" 2nd Place Float: HIPPY'S "Gingerbread Man" 3rd Place Float: More...

The Whatever Shop carries...whatever!

It has been a few months since The Whatever Shop held its grand opening in Coffeeville and the photo submitted to The Democrat was misplaced. Here it is. More...

Showers fete Miss Stevens

Sarah Stevens, bride-elect of Adam Rice, was feted at an Around-the-House Shower and a bridal tea recently. More...

Mr. and Mrs. Moore announce birth of a son

Mr. and Mrs. Mitchner Moore of Jackson, (nee Veronica Nobles) announce the arrival of a son, Idrian Milaeke Moore, born Oct. 30, 2008 at 8:25 p.m. at USA Children and Womens Hospital in Mobile. He weighed seven lbs., two ozs. More...

Jackson's Christmas Parade

Lighted evening parade on Friday, Dec. 5 draws crowd to the 'Pine City'

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Johnson tells plans to resign as ASCC president in June '09

On the same day that faculty and staff gave him a reception recognizing his 20th anniversary as president of Alabama Southern Community College, Dr. John Johnson wrote a letter to Chancellor Bradley Byrne saying he will resign in June. More...

THS looking for $30,000 for new band uniforms; city council promises

The City of Thomasville offered to help but made no specific promises to leaders of the Thomasville High School band Monday night. More...

Auditors review three years of financials for Coffeeville

The Coffeeville Town Council touched on a number of issues in a meeting Tuesday that lasted long over an hour. More...

Lighting up C'ville

Timothy Hodge, who works for the Town of Coffeeville, checks a Christmas decorations he just hung on Highway 84 last week. Hodge was busy hanging all of the town's decorations. Coffeeville's Christmas parade is this Saturday. Photo by Jim Cox More...

United Way contributions needed now more than ever

The Clarke County United Way campaign has met over 75 percent of its goal of $150,000 for the 2009 campaign. More...

Major Arceneaux retires from U.S. Air Force; Toddtown relatives attend retirement program

Major Benita P. Arceneaux is the daughter of Rivers Pugh, a former resident of the Toddtown community, now resides in Richmond, Calif. Her grandparents are the late Charlie H. and Mattie Pugh, also of Toddtown. More...

Planting daffodils

Gardening With Dora

I am so obsessive about daffodils that I have succumbed too often in the past to offers from bulb catalogs for bulk packages that contain way more bulbs than I had room for in my Georgia garden. More...

Clarke County residents featured in 'Kids and Kin' statewide newsletter

The statewide newsletter for the Kids and Kin Program will feature area residents, Bessie Thomas of Coffeeville and Juanita Bramblett of Thomasville. More...

McCracken-Reid to wed Saturday in Ralph, Ala.

Laurie Beth McCracken and Nicholas Ryan Reid will exchange wedding vows Saturday, Dec. 13 at 2 p.m. at Shiloh Baptist Church in Ralph, Ala. Miss McCracken is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gary McCracken of Ralph. Mr. Reid is the son of Mr. More...

Return of the 'Super Shooter!'

Memories & Recipes

Sometimes the best Christmas presents are old ones. Some years ago I received a Super Shooter cookie press from my mom for Christmas. It was used many Christmases to make trees, stars, wreaths and even cheese straws. More...

Christmas comes to Thomasville!

Parade rolls through downtown Saturday, Dec. 6

Martha Gramelspacher promoted Girl Scout cookies, marching with a local Girl Scout troop. More...