November 3, 2011 RSS feed / Community

New McDonald’s opens in Jackson

The new McDonald’s opened in Jackson Tuesday morning. Bob and Michelle Orwig held a sneak preview for invited guests Sunday night. More...

Tombigbee River Jam draws good crowd

The first Tombigee River Jam was a gamble and there were a few setbacks but promoter Chris Sherman thinks it went over well and he’s already planning a repeat music festival for 2012. More...

Promise Alliance forum

Attending the forum on high school dropouts at the Thomasville Civic Center Oct. More...

Windham- Sheffield to wed Nov. 5

Angel Windham and Travis Sheffield will exchange wedding vows Saturday, Nov. 5 at 2 p.m. at the home of the groom in Pine Hill. Miss Windham is the daughter of Jerry and Mary Joe Windham of Sweet Water. Mr. More...

The Civil War in Clarke County

Newspaper reported in Nov. 1861 famed cotton gin maker was taking over salt production in the county

The sesquicentennial, or 150th anniversary, of the Civil War is being observed beginning this year. We are reviewing the pages of The Clarke County Democrat (renamed The Clarke County Journal during the war) for a local view of the historical event. More...

Community Calendar

Coffeeville’s Trade Day will be Saturday, Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on the lawn of Coffeeville Town Hall. Set-up begins at 7:30 a.m. Booths are $10 and $15 with electricity (first come, first served). More...

Help with Medicare, prescriptions legal issues available at local events

People who are eligible for Medicare can receive free help in choosing among Medicare medical and prescription drug plans for 2012 at enrollment events on Monday, Nov. 14, in Pine Hill, on Wednesday, Nov. 16 in Thomasville, on Thursday, Nov. More...

Wins hospital basket

Grove Hill Memorial Hospital celebrated National Breast Cancer Awareness Month during October. More...

‘Sweet Home Alabama’ honeys jam

The Tombigbee River Jam was held on the grounds of the WarBama Club across the river from Coffeeville Friday and Saturday. More...

Bradley says what?!!

At first glance one might think that Auburn University graduate and avid fan Bradley Paul of Ace Hardware is being a good sport and supporting his usual in-state rival in its big game with LSU this Saturday. That isn’t the case. More...

Gov. Bentley proclaims Pharmacists Month

Gov. Robert Bentley recently issued a proclamation declaring October as Pharmacists Month in Alabama. Debbie Harris LaRose of City Drugs in Grove Hill was among state pharmacists invited to witness the signing. More...

Feinberg gets warm welcome from congressional Democrats but not so much from GOP

Congress Reports

Last Thursday, the administrator of the Gulf Coast Claims Facility (GCCF) made a trip to Capitol Hill to testify before the House Natural Resources Committee regarding the performance of the BP oil spill claims process. Mr. More...