November 19, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Last of the ‘Grove’

Tree cutter Amos Snodgrass stands atop what many believe is the last of the big oaks, or at least a descendant, said to have given Grove Hill its name. The oak, in front of the Grove Hill Baptist Church pastorium, was cut Tuesday. More...

Clarke County

Thanksgiving community service set The Grove Hill community Thanksgiving service will be held at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22. Brother William Jackson will be delivering the message. More...

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Another swine flu clinic will be Monday

The Clarke County Health Department will be having another HINI (“Swine flu”) Vaccination Clinic on Monday, Nov. 23. The clinic will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at 6 p.m. or until all vaccine has been administered. More...

City Drugs recognized

City Drugs’ 50th anniversary was recognized at Monday’s Grove Hill town council meeting with a proclamation from the town and a plaque from the Grove Hill Area Chamber of Commerce. More...

Sawmill owner working to put out sawdust fire

Smoke from a burning sawdust pile at a sawmill pallet plant on the south side of Grove Hill has some area residents upset. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

AMERICAN EDUCATION WEEK will be held during the week of Nov. 15-21. Retired Teacher’s Day was Nov. 17. The American Education Week was prepared by the Alabama Education Retirees Association. More...

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Enjoy your oysters

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A freshly shucked, Gulf-fresh oyster atop a saltine cracker with a drop of Tabasco sauce and maybe a little homemade cocktail sauce (heavy on the horseradish) is a delicacy many of us here in the South take for granted. And we almost lost it. More...

Close vote no mandate

Congress Reports

A year’s worth of heated health care debate finally came down to a late night vote in the U.S. House on November 7. More...

Floyd withdraws coaching resignation - Free Access

CCHS coach said he was "ill-advised" but wants to stay on

Clarke County High School Coach Allan Floyd withdrew his resignation prior to the Clarke County Board of Education meeting Thursday afternoon, Nov. More...

New Era to close Jackson plant - Free Access

322 employees to be out of work by February

New Era Cap Co. will close its Jackson plant by early 2010, putting 322 employees out of work. More...

200-ft. alcohol distance talked

The proposed alcohol control ordinance for Grove Hill was discussed at Monday’s town council meeting. The ordinance can’t be passed until at least early December. More...

Friday the 13th wreck

Spencer Rivers’ wreck on Friday, Nov. 13 could be termed unlucky. But it could also be viewed as lucky. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Kelley

J.C. Kelley, 65, of Thomasville died Nov. 10, 2009 at his residence. He was born Jan. 16, 1944 in Land, AL. More...

Smith

Daniel Jackson Smith Jr., 68, of Dixons Mills died Nov. 10, 2009 at DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa. He was born March 30, 1941. More...

Patrick

Robert “Bobby” E. Patrick, 69, of Calvert died Nov. 10, 2009 at Springhill Memorial Hospital in Mobile. He was born Nov. 2, 1940. He was a member of the Washington Baptist Church at Deerhead on County Road 20. More...

Sports

Back-to-back title for Tiny Mites

The Grove Hill Pee Wee Tiny Mites won their second consecutive league title as they beat McIntosh 16-12 this past Saturday in Grove Hill. Jalen Betts had two touchdowns and a 2-point conversion in the win. Deondre Pugh had a 2-point conversion. More...

Bulldogs, Lady Bulldogs start hoops season

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs boys varsity team are off to a fast start as they beat the Panthers of Marengo High School 79-36 last Tuesday night in Dixons Mills. More...

Bulldogs fall to Sumter, Livingston

The CCHS Bulldogs fell 61-59 to Livingston last Saturday. Larmarkis Sharpe had 30 points, three assists and two steals. Tamichael Burroughs had nine points and three rebounds. Charles Reed added seven rebounds. More...

Records

Clarke County Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov. 10-17 include: Sandra Rochelle Hudson, speeding, $288.50, arrested by Jackson Police Dept. More...