March 4, 2010 RSS feed / Community

New tanker bid proposal sets Boeing up to be lone bidder

Congress Reports

Last Wednesday the Pentagon released its official “Request for Proposal” (RFP), laying out the requirements for a new aircraft to replace the Air Force’s aging fleet of KC-135 aerial tankers. More...

Water needs being surveyed in two counties

Two-member teams of representatives from the Alabama Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are currently conducting community surveys of areas in Clarke and Wilcox counties affected by recent water shortages. More...

Martin scouts check it out

Three purple martin scouts check out the housing arrangements at the Stifflemire Martin Condo on Foscue Avenue in Grove Hill last Monday, Feb. 22. More...

Plants brave the cold

Gardening With Dora

Winter! Is it ever going to end? More...

Heard-Gates plan April 17 wedding in West Point, Ga.

Jeffrey L. and Judy Spence Heard of Newnan, Ga. announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Emily Lauren Heard to John Wesley Gates, son of Lanny and Sylvia Johnson Gates of Suwanee, Ga. More...

Casting for ‘Wonka’

BTAPC is holding its second casting call for Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Fred Kimbrough explained, “We were trying to do this show as a youth production but there has not been enough response to cast it with just young actors. More...

Dollar stretcher tips

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T’ville burglary suspect leads police on chase

Quick reaction by Thomasville police Friday may lead to more clues about a rash of recent breakins. A call to police Friday afternoon was made to report a break-in and the theft of a laptop computer. More...

Grants to help repair sewage pumping stations

Drug court program OK’d for temporary use of senior center

Grove Hill Mayor Jerry Newton announced at Monday’s council meeting that the town has received two grants to help repair or replace sewage pumping stations. More...

Clarke GOP distances itself from Tombigbee GOP club

The Clarke County Republican Executive Committee disavowed any connections with the Tombigbee Republican Club at a meeting last Thursday in Grove Hill to open qualifying for candidates in local races. More...

Sandflat memories

Tears and Laughter

I grew up between Thomasville and Grove Hill in a community called Sandflat. There was Sandflat then, and there is Sandflat now. I don’t know about now. It has been over 20 years. But Sandflat, as I remember it, was perfect. More...

Quick and easy recipes make for quick and easy lunch or supper

Here are some quick and easy recipes from local cookbooks: Pork Chops Supreme By Dorothy Jones Antioch-Union 6 pork chops 6 onion rings 6 bell pepper rings 1 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. black pepper 1 can tomato soup, slightly diluted More...

GH Study Club members hear healthy cooking tips

At noon on Jan. 19, the Grove Hill Community Study Club met with Mrs. Susan Harrigan and Mrs. Shae Skipper in the Harrigan home. The hostesses, who give healthy cooking hints each year, chose a menu to accommodate the members who work. More...

Auxiliary Tree lighting program raises $4,322

The January meeting of the Grove Hill Memorial Hospital Auxiliary began with excitement. President French Downey reported that profits from the Christmas Tree Lights project totaled $4,322. More...

The way our ancestors went to Montgomery!

A wagon train started from St. Stephens, the old territorial capital of Alabama Saturday, headed for the modern day capital, Montgomery, and the Alabama Rodeo. More...