December 3, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Stimpson wildlife area little-known gem in south Clarke

One of the bestkept secrets in Clarke County is the Fred T. Stimpson Wildlife Management Area (formerly Sanctuary) near Rockville in the southern end of the county just off County Route 15. More...

Brother runs over brother

A brother has been arrested and charged with running over his brother—more than once— with an SUV. Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

CCARC hosting ‘Art Walk’ Dec. 12

The Clarke County ARC will host “Art Walk” Saturday, Dec. 12 at the facility on Forest Avenue in Jackson. Handcrafted items, plants, antiques and produce will be for sale. Vendors are needed. There is no fee to participate. More...

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE More...

Aggies to play for 4A crown

The Jackson Aggies, playing in front of almost 7,000, punched their ticket for Tuscaloosa and the Super Six, as they beat the unbeaten Handley Tigers 31-14 last Friday night in the Class 4A semi-finals at John D. Simpkins Stadium-Legion Field. More...

Super Six championship pairings

MONTGOMERY – Twelve teams have emerged from the original playoff field of 192 to advance to the first-ever Alabama High School Athletic Association Super 6 state football championships to be played at Tuscaloosa’s Bryant-Denny Stadium De More...

Records

Clarke County Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov. 24-Dec. 1 include: Marcus Devonta Welch, 32, failure to appear (traffic) contempt of court, arrested by Thomasville Police Dept. More...

Clarke County Records

Marriage license applications Embrel Lee Vaughn Jr., to Mattie M. Rivers; Cecil F. Walker, to Tracy B. Dixon. Marriage license applications are just that-applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Will it snow? - Free Access

Forecast says Clarke County could see a "dusting"

Clarke County EMA Director Roy Waite says the National Weather Service in Mobile has confirmed that south Alabama could see a dusting of snow Saturday. Here is the forecast:  More...

Alcohol ordinance ready for council’s vote Dec. 7

An alcohol control ordinance was reviewed at a Grove Hill Town Council work session Tuesday evening and the mayor and council members appeared to be in agreement with the changes, setting up possible approval of the ordinance at the Monday, Dec. More...

Bartram’s Trail marker erected

18th century naturalist’s visit to region recognized

Better late than never, Clarke County Historical Society President Walter Davis explained at the unveiling of a recently erected marker recognizing naturalist William Bartram who visited Alabama in 1776-77. More...

Missing man is found in Miss.

A Whatley man missing since 2006 has been found alive and well in Columbus, Miss. James Earl Foreman, known by the nickname “32” had been missing since September 2006. More...

Blood drive at hospital Tuesday

A blood drive will be held at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital Tuesday, Dec. 8 from 2 until 7 p.m. For more information call Emily Steadham at 251-275- 3191 or sign up online at www.bloodhero.com (Code: MAE76). More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Bragg

Edward “Ben” Bragg, 67, of the Prestwick Community of Leroy died Nov. 26, 2009 at his residence. More...

Brown

Arthur Lee “Jam Up” Brown, 67, of Manila died Nov. 17, 2009 at Jackson Medical Center. He was born June 11, 1942. He was a former resident of Chicago, IL. More...

Chapman

Laura Mae Chapman, 96, of Grove Hill died Nov. 21, 2009 at Jackson Medical Center. More...

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Renew discussions of a central hospital

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With all the furor and discussions over health care, perhaps it is time to think more localized, rather than national, on the subject. More...

Keeping up with Newt

Gone South

Throughout the year, I clip articles that might, with a little additional work, be turned into prize-winning columns - or, at the least, fill in the gap while I am trying to figure what comes next. Columnwriting is hard work. More...