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Where will downtown revitalization match come from?

The Grove Hill Town Council held a work session last Thursday that covered topics ranging from the town's finances, to hiring issues, water concerns and much more. More...

Clarke County EVENTS

Fireworks and other activities around area Here are just some of the things to do this Fourth of July weekend: A lot of activities are planned in downtown Thomasville on Friday. There will be a Kids Parade at 4 p.m. More...

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Community

Meth lab found, arrests made

Several arrests have been made following a tip to Jackson Police that led to the discovery of a methamphetamine lab. More...

Strange But True

• It was American astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the second man to set foot on the moon, who made the following declaration: "I believe that every human has a finite number of heartbeats. More...

School board to close alternative schools

Clarke County Superintendent of Education Woodie Pugh recommended closing the two alternative schools and said he would have a recommendation for otherwise dealing with unruly and hard-to-discipline students at a later meeting. More...

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Community Calendar

"BE CREATIVE" AT THE SUMMER READING PROGRAM AT THE GROVE HILL PUBLIC LIBRARY this summer! The program will run each Wednesday morning beginning July 1. Grades K-2 will meet from 9:30 until 10:30 a.m. Grades 3-6 will meet from 11-12 p.m. More...

Church News

Church Showcase

Thomasville Baptist Thomasville More...

Church Announcements

Calvary Independent Baptist Church located at Highway 43 north of A.C. Fabricators, Grove Hill will end its revival Thursday, July 2 at 7 p.m. The guest speaker will be Bro. Guy Grenade and family. He was saved in 1971 while in the United States. More...

Taking key virtues on

Grove Hill United Methodist Church Bro. More...

Lifestyle

Spring makes promises summer cannot keep

Benjamin Franklin said, "Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other". More...

Youth return from leadership forum

Four high school students recently returned from the Grove Hill Civitan sponsored Youth Leadership Forum at Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas. More...

Whitfield-Schultz wed in Jackson

Kristin Morgan Schultz and Christopher Wayne Whitfield were united in marriage at The Kimball House in Jackson on June 20, 2009. Reverend Daryl Brunson officiated. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tim Schultz. More...

Packers Bend moms protest forced ouster of children from GHES, WHMS

Two parents from the Packers Bend community pleaded with Clarke County school board members last Thursday to let their elementary and middle school children continue to attend schools in Grove Hill. More...

Mr. 'Part II: a' gets nod for JMS principal

It was a different scene last Thursday from the June 5 meeting when two Clarke County Board of Education members shot down Superintendent Woodie Pugh's recommendation for principal at Jackson Middle School. More...

Jury convicts man of robbing Scyrene store

A Clarke County Circuit Court jury deliberated for less than two hours last Thursday afternoon before returning a guilty verdict against Eric Tyrone Kimbrough for first-degree robbery of Garrick's Corner Grocery in Scyrene in 2006. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Pugh

Clara Mae Pugh, 63, of Grove Hill died June 22, 2009 at Mobile Infirmary Medical Center. She was a member of the Living Church of God in Zimco. She was designated as Mother of the Church. More...

Brooks

Thomas Eric Brooks, 61, of Coffeeville died June 23, 2009 at USA Medical Center in Mobile. He was born July 6, 1947. He was a member of Grace Chapel Church and the Goco Coffee Club, both of Coffeeville. More...

Day

Thomas James Day, 41, of Whatley died June 26, 2009 at USA Medical Center in Mobile. He was born Nov. 27, 1967. He was a native of Gosport. He was a member of Amity Baptist Church in Whatley. Survivors include four brothers, John William Day Jr. More...

Sports

Coach pitch all-stars still playing in tourney

Grove Hill's Coach Pitch All-Stars are still alive in the sub-District Tournament in Camden as they beat Wilcox 19-4 Monday night. John David Skipper provided the game-clinching run and had two hits. More...

GH/Jax All-stars headed to state

The Grove Hill/Jackson All-stars swept all three games at the District Tournament in Mobile last weekend, earning a spot in the state tournament in Thomasville this weekend. More...

9 & 10-year-old softball team falls

The Grove Hill 9 & 10- year-old softball team was eliminated from District play Saturday as they lost 9-1 to Thomasville in Demopolis. Abby Luker and Casen Young each had a hit for Grove Hill. Sally Luker had an RBI. More...

Editorial

Happy Fourth

The Fourth of July is here. That means we are over halfway through the year. I never like to wish time away but with the economy the way it is, I'll be glad to see 2009 gone. Unless, that is, 2010 is worse! More...

Political Cartoon

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PETA: Keep mitts off Flora-Bama

Last week, I got this e-mail from my buddy JL (no periods) alerting me to the news that "PETA (was) peeved over Pike Place fishthrowing demo." Normally I wouldn't get into this. More...

Records

Arrests booked through county jail for the past week

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of June 23-30 include: Andre Knight, 31, parole violation, arrested by Life Tech. William Lawson Hill, 50, no insurance, $160.50 bond, arrested by Thomasville Police Dept. More...

Clarke County Deeds and Marriage Applications

Marriage license applications Larry Donnell Davis, to Renetta Kimbrough Chapman; Jack David Kowatch, to Karen Bush Wood; Thomas Heflin Powell, to Donna Carol Pharr; Dale Kim Long, to Peggy Sue Baugh; Tommy Lee Carstarphen Jr. More...