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McReynolds - Free Access

Tammy Tarell McReynolds, 38, of Jackson died Nov. 27, 2010 at Jackson Medical Center. She was a member of the St. Union Baptist Church of Jackson. She was a member of the Jackson High School Class of 1991. More...

Pruett - Free Access

Maye Harrison Pruett, 86, of Grove Hill died Nov. 19, 2010 at Jackson Medical Center. She was born Dec. 9, 1923 in Lamison. More...

Dixon - Free Access

Stacey Shannon Dixon, 29, of Pelham died Nov. 26, 2010 in a Birmingham hospital. He was born Feb. 12, 1981 in Jackson. More...

Alabama’s unemployment holding steady

Unemployment remained about the same across the state in October although rates ticked upward just a bit in Clarke and other southwest Alabama counties where they have been among the highest in the state over the past year. More...

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Community

Paul Hubbert complimentary of old foe Joe McCorquodale

MONTGOMERY — For the first time in his nearly 42-year career as chief lobbyist for the Alabama Education Association, Dr. Paul Hubbert will have to work with a Legislature controlled by Republicans. More...

Monroe murder of elderly woman shakes entire region

Mother of Monroe County probate judge

The apparent murder of the elderly mother of the Monroe County probate judge left citizens of that county shocked and on guard but also sparked concern in a wider region of southwest Alabama. More...

Spot where pickup collided with train

This is the crossing on the Finley Crossing Road north of Thomasville where Melton Robinson’s Ford pickup was struck by a southbound train early Sunday morning. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

The Dickinson and Fulton Unity II Community Organization will have its Christmas Parade Saturday, Nov. 27 at 2 p.m. The theme is “Christmas Through a Child’s Eyes.” Line up will begin at 1 p.m. More...

Church News

Area Church Events

Truvine Baptist Church of Dickinson will celebrate its pastor, Rev. Roderick Scott’s anniversary Sunday, Nov. 28 at 3 p.m. The special guests will be Rev. Jack Shaw and his church family from Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Mt. More...

Celebrate Thanksgiving with the heart of Charlie Brown and the courage of Linus

On Wednesday, Nov. 17 I sat in a Bible study at the First Baptist Church of Coffeeville with the Pastor Roscoe Wentworth. He led us through Psalm 100, a Psalm of Thanksgiving. More...

SEEDS FROM THE SOWER

Make thanksgiving a habit of life

Jimmy accompanied his mother to the store. After the purchases were made the grocer gave the boy a candy bar. “What do you say to the man?” prompted his mother. “Charge it!” he replied. More...

Lifestyle

Memories & Recipes

I’m thankful for so many things ...

I know the economy is awful, but I have so much to be thankful for. I'm sure you all do as well. More...

Nina and Pinta sailing down the Tombigbee

Replicas of Columbus’ ships will dock at Demopolis Marina Dec. 1-5 and at Dog River Marina Dec. 9-13

Columbus replica ships Pinta and Nina are sailing down the Tombigbee River. They will be docked at the Demopolis Marina Wednesday, Dec. 1 through Sunday, Dec. 5. More...

‘Christmas at Oakleigh’ is Dec. 3-5 in Mobile

The Historic Mobile Preservation Society will be opening its doors for Christmas at Oakleigh the first weekend of December. Oakleigh will open Friday and Saturday, Dec. 3 and 4, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., and on Sunday, Dec. 5 from 1 p.m. More...

Rivers - Free Access

Frank Herndon Rivers, 86, of Grove Hill died Nov. 24, 2010 in a Mobile hospital. More...

Reed - Free Access

April Lavon Norwood Reed, 20, of Leroy died Nov. 28, 2010. She was a member of the Lewis Grove Baptist Church in Wagarville. More...

Presnall - Free Access

Larry O’Neal Presnall, 53, of Allen died Nov. 24, 2010 at his residence. More...

Martin - Free Access

Willie Lee "Bill" Martin, 71, of Grove Hill died Nov. 27, 2010 at Mobile Infirmary Hospital. He was a member of the Living Church of God Pentecostal until his health failed. More...

Smith - Free Access

Carol Harvell Smith, 97, of Thomasville died Nov. 21, 2010 at Thomasville Nursing Home. She was born Oct. 9, 1913 in Pine Hill. She was a member of Yellow Bluff Baptist Church. She was a homemaker. More...

Will G-P’s new policy slow pine plantings?

For better or worse, many hardwood forests have been cut and replaced with pine plantations in past years, not just in Clarke County but all across the south. More...

Grove Hill Library to start opening Saturday mornings

As an experiment to test the reaction of the Grove Hill community, the Grove Hill Public Library will join with the Cultural Art Center and the Clarke County Historical Museum in being open on Saturday mornings. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Fleming

Lillie Thomasene Fleming, 79, of Jackson died Nov. 20, 2010 at Jackson Medical Center. She was born Jan. 21, 1931. She was a native of Union Town. She was a member of Forest Avenue Baptist Church. She was a homemaker. More...

Hayes

Jimmy Hayes, 78, of Holly Pond, Ala. died Nov. 17, 2010 at his residence. He was born March 4, 1932. He was a native of St. Stephens. He was a member of the Gospel Lighthouse Church in Mobile. More...

Moss

Gaston Moss Jr., 79, of Chatom died Nov. 18, 2010 at an area hospital. He was born Feb. 13, 1931. He was a native of Barlow. He was a member of the Chatom Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the United States Navy during the Korean conflict. More...

Business

Jackson chamber holds annual meeting

The Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce conducted its annual meeting Thursday, Nov. 18, at the Pearce Park Assembly House. Among those attending (L-R) are current board member the Rev. More...

Sports

Three area school advance to semi-finals in AHSAA playoffs

Thomasville holds off pesky Dadeville sqaud

Top-ranked Thomasville survived a scare this past Friday as they came from behind and held on to beat Dadeville 35-26 in the quarterfinal round of the Class 4A playoffs. More...

LHS’ Williams run all over Cottonwood’s Bruins

The Leroy Bears shook off a shaky start to beat the Cottonwood Bears 40-21 as they turned to the ground game to advance to the semi-finals in Class 2A last Friday night. More...

Sweet Water wins, sets up Linden rematch

In classic Sweet Water style, the Bulldog offense rolled to over 400 yards on the ground, while the defense held St. More...

Editorial

Give thanks, and give

Thanksgiving and the Christmas season is a time to not only count your blessings but to consider helping those who are less fortunate. More...

Gone South

Capstone and Plains niceness

A few days after the Alabama/ Penn State game a friend sent me a piece from PennLive.com, an online newspaper from, you guessed it, Pennsylvania. More...

Alabama Viewpoint

Remember the empty chair at Thanksgiving table

With so many American men and women deployed in the war against terror, it is fitting and appropriate in this Thanksgiving season to give special attention to, and thanks for, the sacrifices made by many American families who will have an empty plac More...

Records

Clarke County Arrrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov. 16-22 include: Eddie Dwayne Hunter, 43, probation violation, arrested by Life Tech. Tremichael G. More...

Clarke County Records

Marriage license applications Michael Cecil Windham, to Joy Danielle Morrill. Marriage license applications are just that-applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. Property deeds listed Dated Nov. 12-17 Sophia C. More...