October 8, 2009 RSS feed / Community

Coffeeville High School ‘Old Timers’ reunion set for Saturday, Oct. 17

All former students, teachers, families and friends of Coffeeville High School are invited to attend an “Ole Timers” Reunion to be held at the School on Saturday, Oct. 17. Registration begins at 9 a.m. More...

Jail inmate claims he was wrongly shot with taser gun because of toothache complaint

As might be suspected, Daron Gilmore’s story on how he was shot with a taser while incarcerated in the Clarke County Jail differs from sheriff’s deputies and jailers’ accounts. More...

Looks much better

The old Pruitt’s Restaurant, most recently Dan’s Seafood Restaurant, looks much better since the grass and weeds around the vacant building were cut. More...

Wood duck preservation program has been key

During the early 1900s, the wood duck was threatened with extinction due to unregulated harvest and habitat loss. More...

Grove Hill councilman balks at paying more for E-911 dispatching

A Grove Hill town council member Monday balked at paying the Clarke County E- 911 Center an increase of $400 a month for dispatching services and the matter was tabled for the second time. More...

PSC candidate visits

Chris “Chip” Beeker, a Republican candidate for the Place 1 seat on the Alabama Public Service Commission next year, stopped by The Democrat office last week. More...

Wood pellet plant fails but Jackson Mayor Long optimistic about filling site

Jackson Mayor Richard Long is taking a positive approach to the news that the location of Dixie Pellets to the city will not happen. More...

Making fluff at Alabama Pine Pulp mill

The headline almost sounds like a joke, but it isn’t. The conversion of an Alabama River Group mill to produce fluff pulp is a big and important step for the Claiborne operation. More...

Local chambers of commerce advocate ‘Shop Clarke County’

The chambers of commerce of Grove Hill, Jackson and Thomasville are sponsoring a “Shop Clarke County” campaign to encourage shoppers to shop local merchants first. More...

Gee’s Bend Ferry Terminal named for publisher

A crowd attended the dedication of the new Gee’s Bend Ferry Terminal on Highway 28 just outside of Camden and at the intersection of the Ellis Island Road leading to the ferry landing. More...