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Coffeevillian wins Junior Miss

The Clarke County Junior Miss program was held Saturday at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Clarke County voters list in today’s paper

Included in today’s edition is a 20-page section containing the names of 17,807 Clarke County voters. The list is published by law every two years in an effort to keep voters and the public informed of who is registered to vote. More...

HIPPY program sets graduation at GHES May 13

The Clarke County HIPPY program will hold gaduation Thursday, May 13 at 6:30 p.m. at Grove Hill Elementary School. HIPPY stduents and parents will be honored and refreshments will be served afterwards. More...

Special Sections

Community

State jobs available to help with oil spill clean-up

The Governor’s Office of Workforce Development announced Wednesday that the Alabama Career Center System is taking applications for jobs related to the current oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. More...

Baugh family reunion

Fifty-three descendents of Robert S. and Annie Laura Baugh gathered for a family reunion Saturday, May 1. More...

McCray-Hepstall to marry in Tuscaloosa July 24

Ms. Dacia Taylor of Destin, Fla. and Mr. Clark McCray of Akron announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Madison Lianne McCray to Jamie E. Hepstall, son of Mrs. Machelle Anderson of Panama City, Fla. and Mr. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Sullivan Family Park Bluegrass Gospel Festival will be Thursday, May 6, Friday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8. A potluck supper will be Thursday, May 6 at 7 p.m. and music will be Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m.-6 p.m. and 7 p.m. until. More...

Church News

Chance & Scyrene

Church events slated around the community

Chance Baptist Church will observe its annual Men and Women's Day program Sunday, May 9. The morning service will begin at 11:30 a.m. Rev. C. L. Marshall is the pastor. More...

Church Announcements

Morning Star Baptist Church will be having a Mother’s Day program Sunday, May 9 at 11 a.m. Rev. Tara Dixon will be the guest speaker. Rev. Bobby A. England is the pastor. More...

Seeds from the Sower

Come on... you don’t have all day!

Red Skelton’s little boy, Richard, was ill and growing weaker. More...

Lifestyle

Gardening With Dora

Whatever the name, Grancy Graybeard makes showy flower

Our southern woods are graced with some very showy spring-flowering trees. There is, of course, dogwood - which is joined by redbud, pawlonia, native azalea, wild plums, crossvine and grancy graybeard. More...

How about cooking breakfast for mom?

Sunday is Mother’s Day. Why not surprise her with breakfast that morning? Here are some great recipes from area cookbooks. More...

Local “Cowboys” and “Cowgirls” ride to benefit Clarke Animal Shelter

Beth Chavous had a rear passenger—her toddler daughter Gabby who is learning to trail ride at an early age! More...

Schools

CPS Academic Award winners

CPS recently held Jr. High and High School Awards Day. Jr. More...

Honor roll for third nine weeks

CPS Honor Roll 3rd 9 weeks 1st grade A’s- Jack Alford Alexis Ballard Marlee Bradford Alyssa Brunson Macee Cockerham Grace Compton Ally Cumlander Jackson Duke Jeffrey Jordan Clayton Kidd Cole Pritchett Kerri Steadham Bailey Wilson Claire Wooda More...

Cooke in honor band

Rob Cooke performed in the Fourth Annual Samford University Honor Band, which was held at the Samford University School of the Arts. Rob plays the trumpet and performed with numerous students from all across the state. More...

Riding to help the animals

Despite a little rain, a trail ride and barbecue in Coffeeville went on as planned Saturday and riders and other attendees had a good time. More...

Should JHS non-grads get to make the big walk?

During its April 29 meeting at Joe M. More...

Coastal Gateway reshaping board of directors and structure of economic development alliance

A new approach is being taken by Coastal Gateway Regional Development Alliance in an attempt to raise money for the organization and to provide more input for its five member counties. More...

National Day of Prayer event at courthouse

Thursday, May 6 is a National Day of Prayer. Locally, a service will be held on the steps of the Clarke County Courthouse from noon until 12:20 p.m. More...

WHMS band’s annual concert is Monday

The 33rd Annual Wilson Hall Middle School Band’s Spring Band Concert will be Monday, May 10 at 7 p.m. This event will be held in the Wilson Hall Middle School Gym/Auditorium. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Sullivan - Free Access

John Elbert Sullivan Jr., 53, of St. Stephens died April 26, 2010 at his residence. He was born Nov. 15, 1956. He was a watchman for Marshall Durbin. More...

Beck - Free Access

Minnie Jean Bradley Beck, 75, of Jackson died May 7, 2010 at Jackson Medical Center. She was born July 7, 1934. She was a member of Stave Creek Baptist Church. She was retired after 40 years as a seamstress for Vanity Fair Mills in Jackson. More...

Hamilton - Free Access

Lena Jackie Hamilton, 66, of Jackson died May 9, 2010 at Jackson Medical Center. She was born Dec. 18, 1943. She was a native of Mobile. She was a member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church of Old Pascagoula Road in Mobile. More...

Business

Harrigan Lumber to reopen sawmill

Harrigan Lumber Company announced plans Tuesday to restart operations at its Monroeville sawmill as early as June 1. More...

Sports

Spring football starts

Aggies look to return to 4A title game

The Jackson Aggies took to the practice field Tuesday afternoon for the start of spring football drills. More...

Spring football starts

Bulldogs get started under French

With clear skies and comfortable temperatures, the Clarke County Bulldogs got their first look at new Coach Jack French and French did the same with his players. More...

Sports Scene

The light at the end of the tunnel in view

Even though I do now walk the halls on a dialy basis, I, like the students and teachers, am truly looking forward to the end of the school year. It is the light at the end of the tunnel so to speak. More...

Editorial

Our Opinions

Don’t drill if you can’t stop the oil

The tragedy in the Gulf of Mexico was an accident that was bound to happen sooner or later. More...

Photo

Democrats perceive the Republican-heavy Alabama Supreme Court to be pro-oil companies and pro-drilling as this spoof of the Court sitting atop an off-shore drilling rig shows. More...

Gone South

Redneck Riviera’s black beaches

Anyone who has ever researched black history knows how difficult it is. Written records often are hard to find. More...

Records

Clarke County Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of April 27-May 4 include: Carlos Bullard, 22, probation violation, arrested by Life Tech. Ladaries Tredel McNabb, 21, probation violation, arrested by Life Tech. More...

Clarke Records

Marriage license applications Evon Roberry James Jr., to Micole Sophia Fail; Wesley Brian Brooks, to Lisa Bennett Denton; Brandon Christopher Garrick, to Brittany Rachel Duke. More...