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Donaldson - Free Access

Gladys Pauline Downey Campbell, 93, of Grove Hill died Aug. 29, 2010. She was born Sept. 13, 1916. She was a native of Morvin. She was a member of the Grove Hill Baptist Church. She was a homemaker. More...

Grove Hill street project scaled back

The good news is Grove Hill got an extension of the deadline to begin the downtown revitalization project, from this month to December. More...

Special Sections

Community

Jackson police officers respond to gun threat

Jackson Police investigated reports of men threatening local citizens with a gun, Sept. 6, in the Depot area of Jackson. More...

DAR celebrates U.S. Constitution

September 17-23 is Constitution Week

Constitution Week begins Friday Sept. 17 through Thursday, Sept. 23. The weeklong commemoration of America’s most important document is one of our country’s least known official observances. More...

Now the Magnolia Grill

Jeff Hinson, the chef at the old Cafe Bella Rhue, has negotiated a lease on the building and will reopen it as the Magnolia Grill, paying tribute to past names of the establishment. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Clarke Prep School will be taking orders for Boston Butts, $25 each beginning Monday, Sept. 13. Pick up at the school will be Friday, Sept. 17. For more information contact the school at 251-275-8576. More...

Church News

Announcements

St. James A.M.E. Church of Choctaw Bluff will continue its revival Thursday, Sept. 9 and end Friday, Sept. 10 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Rev. Albert Ridgeway, pastor of the Greater Ebenezer Baptist Church of Jackson will be the evangelist for the week. More...

Sign Sermons

Lagoon Baptist Church, Fort Morgan Road, Gulf Shores, Ala. More...

Anger is a common sin

The windshield of a Japanese airliner was damaged while flying over southern Japan. It’s believed that the stone was thrown from a volcano. More...

Lifestyle

Card of Thanks

After my recent fall I am still homebound but not bed-ridden. I want to thank the many friends and churches for their cards, calls, concerns and prayers. Your kindness is greatly appreciated by me and my family. More...

American hardwoods perfect throught the house

"When you see the historic colonial houses that people still live in," says Certified Kitchen Designer Florence Perchuk of Manhattan, "the only thing that's retained its individuality and functionality is the wooden floor. More...

“PROSPER’ grant to improve parenting, life skills

The Clarke County Board of Education has partnered with Auburn University and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System to implement a new program called PROSPER. More...

Foxx - Free Access

Freddie James Foxx, 66, of Alma, died Sept. 3, 2010 at Springhill Memorial Hospital in Mobile. He was a retired skidder operator in logging. More...

Love - Free Access

Robert Louis "Baby Son" Love, 42, of Toldeo, Ohio died Sept. 8, 2010 in Toledo where he had resided for 42 years. He was born Oct. 20, 1948 to the parentage of the late John Wesley Love and Emma Mae Nobles Love. More...

Boswell - Free Access

Dianne Rachel Boswell, 62, of Orange Beach died Sept. 8, 2010 at her residence. More...

Campbell - Free Access

Gladys Pauline Downey Campbell, 93, of Grove Hill died Aug. 29, 2010. She was born Sept. 13, 1916. She was a native of Morvin. She was a member of the Grove Hill Baptist Church. She was a homemaker. More...

School board meets at JHS

The Clarke County Board of Education will meet Thursday, Sept. 9 at 4 p.m. at Jackson High School. The news story of the school board meeting last week gave an incorrect date. More...

Coach wins bobbing contest

Area Clarke Prep’s pep rally Friday afternoon prior to the game against Marengo Academy had a country, cowboy theme intened to poke fun at the MA Longhorns. A highlight was a contest that pitted coaches and SGA President Maegan More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jordan - Free Access

J.M. Jordan, 84, of Hattiesburg, Miss. died Sept. 4, 2010 at his residence. More...

Boswell - Free Access

Dianne Rachel Boswell, 62, of Orange Beach died Sept. 8, 2010 at her residence. More...

Leggett - Free Access

Christean Davis Leggett, 77, of Huntsville died Sept. 3, 2010 at the Huntsville  Hospital. More...

Sports

Clarke Prep scores every time at MA

The Clarke Prep Gators, newly minted at number seven in the AISA top 10, traveled to Linden and rolled over the Longhorns of Marengo Academy 46-14 last Friday night. More...

Bears run past Cottage Hill 45-7

The top-ranked Leroy Bears jumped all over the Cottage Hill Warriors 45-7 last Friday night in the first region tilt of the season in Mobile. More...

Sports Scene

Great day to be a sports writer

“Oooo that smell! Can’t you smell that smell?” Not the same thing that Lynyrd Skynyrd was singing about, but Saturday morning we all woke up to what may have been the prettiest, most comfortable day of the year so far. More...

Editorial

Liberal or conservative?

“Liberal” and “conservative”: Partisans in today’s bitterly polarized political debate hurl these words at one another like javelins. Enough already! More...

Gone South

There comes a time to let ’em go

I have this picture on my wall of my son and me on his first day of preschool. I am smiling. He looks, well, let us say, anxious. More...

Congress Reports

9/11’s ninth anniversary: Still at war with terrorism

This Saturday, the nation will pause to reflect on that tragic morning nine years ago as New York City, Arlington, Virginia, and Shanksville, Pennsylvania suffered the combined loss of thousands of American lives at the hands of Al Qaeda terrorists. More...

Records

Clarke County Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Aug. 31- Sept. 7 include: Kelly Dee Bates, 34, two counts theft of lost property first degree, $60,000 bond, arrested by the Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

County Records

Marriage license applications Dread D. Campbell, to Barbara A. Sims; Daniel Lee Baugh, to Ashley Leann Smith. Marriage license applications are just that-applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Schools

Timber selling workshop at ASCC

“Selling Your Timber Workshop,” plus “How to Protect Your Property from Wildfire,” will be Thursday, Sept. 23 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at the Alabama Southern Community College, Room 3004 in Thomasville. More...

Adult literacy help at ASCC

Alabama Southern Community College and the Adult Education Department invite you to join them in celebrating National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week, September 13-17, 2010. More...

CPS kicks off school year

We have had a great start to a great year. I hope everyone is pleased with the changes, new doors, new paint in some places, a couple of curriculum modifications, some new faculty members and the approaching SACS/AISA Accreditation. More...