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A larger than usual crowd filled the courtroom Tuesday evening to watch the vote totals projected on a large screen. More...

Choctaw, Washington sheriff’s races

Washington County Sheriff Stringer beats former sheriff there; Sheriff Lovette and Chief Deputy McGrew in runoff in Choctaw

Washington County Sheriff Richard Stringer turned back a strong challenge from former Sheriff William Wheat Tuesday, winning the Democratic race 3,329 to 2,217. Wheat, served 32 years before retiring in 2006. More...

Willy Wonka coming to Gilbertown

BTAPC will present a youth production of “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory”. Opening night will be Tuesday, June 14 and the show will run through Friday, June 18. More...

Mail carrier wrecks

The front left tire of Jackson Rural Route 1 mail carrier Jessie Moore’s Jeep dropped off of the Wilson Circle dirt road as she was delivering mail Tuesday afternoon, causing her to wreck. More...

Box-by-box totals for June 1 primaries

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Bentley apparent second place finisher in GOP governor’s race

Tuscaloosa physician and state representative Dr. Robert Bentley was an apparent dark horse second place finisher statewide in the Republican primary for governor Tuesday. More...

Congressman Bonner wins renomination; Democratic and GOP runoffs set in District 7

Incumbent First Congressional District Congressman Jo Bonner of Mobile defeated Orange Beach developer Peter Gounares Tuesday for the Republican nomination. Bonner polled 56,868 votes districtwide to Gounares’ 18,705. More...

Douglas easily wins school board race

Thamus L. Douglas Sr., a minister and the District Four representative on the Clarke County school board has been embroiled in some heated school issues in the last few months. More...

Chatom voters approve alcohol sales

The Town of Chatom, the county seat of dry Washington County, voted to legalize alcohol sales Tuesday. The vote was 271 to 136. A state law passed last year allows municipalities of 1,000 or more to hold municipal elections on sales. More...

More vote totals

Here are some of the Clarke County totals for races not found elsewhere in today’s paper. Democratic Ballot U.S. Senate William G. Barnes, 1,630; Simone De Moore, 2,020. Attorney General James H. More...

Thrilling finishes, other exciting runoffs, victims and survivors

For those of you who wanted more than the previous overview, here is more of a race-by-race breakdown of the ones we are following: 1. The most exciting 3 races More...

41 percent of county voters participated in Tuesday races

Approximately 41 percent of Clarke County’s estimated 17,500 registered voters participated in Tuesday’s primaries and constitutional amendment referendum. More...

WWII SERVICEMEN RODE OUT TYPHOON

Three Grove Hill vets just recently learned they were all in the same 1944 Pacific storm

The world is a small place. I believe that. The proof lies in three men who wound up in a very small town in south Alabama called Grove Hill. More...