November 10, 2011 RSS feed / Community

Citizen of the Year: ‘And did we say she’s persistent?’

Sherry Barnes was one of three speakers lauding Grove Hill’s Citizen of the Year Gina Skipper at a banquet in Skipper’s honor last Thursday, Nov. 3 at the Vivian Gilmore Senior Citizen Center. More...

Jackson continues to make upgrades to city’s dog pound

Mayor Long responds to allegations of abuse posted on Facebook

Jackson Mayor Richard Long discussed continued improvements being made at the city’s dog pound, Tuesday, Nov. 8, during the regular meeting of the Jackson City Council. More...

Library Honor Shelf donors to be feted with tea Nov. 20

The Friends of the Grove Hill Public Library will host a tea to celebrate the success of the Honor Shelf Program on Sunday, November 20, from 2:00 until 3:30. More...

Grove Hill council has long agenda but most items routine

Many items deal with renovation of Stringer house to be new police station

The Grove Hill Town Council had a long agenda Monday but most of the business was routine and even mundane—when Christmas decorations will be put up, the purchase of a $399 refrigerator for the new police station, work on the station and other More...

Top 10 Movies

1. Puss in Boots (PG) animated 2. Paranormal Activity 3 (R) Chloe Csengery, Jessica Tyler Brown 3. In Time (PG-13) Amanda Seyfried, Justin Timberlake 4. Footloose (PG-13) Kenny Wormald, Julianne Hough 5. More...

‘Dr. Al’ settling in at Grove Hill Healthcare

Meeting Dr. David Hubbs while working on his obstetrics training in Tuscaloosa pointed Dr. Salah Al-Abbadi to Grove Hill where he began the practice of medicine at the Grove Hill Healthcare Clinic. “I met Dr. More...

Holiday Cookbooks at the Extension Office

The Clarke County Extension Office has its annual Holiday Cookbooks available for the upcoming holidays. More...

Free help is available from the ATRC

Get help with Medicare, prescriptions, legal issues at local events More...

Card of Thanks

The family of Bernice Fowler Campbell gratefully acknowledges the many expressions of sympathy shown to us by the prayers, words of condolence, food, flowers and the nursing care at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. More...

Vets events in Jackson, T’ville, Pine Hill

Vets parade scheduled in Jackson Friday morning Jackson’s First Annual Veterans Day Parade will be this Friday at 10 a.m. More...

Post office dates to 1887 for Whatley community

The Whatley community was first known as Horeb for the Baptist Church there. Horeb Baptist Church was established in 1825 and was first located about two miles northeast of Grove Hill near the Asbury Road. More...

Raking leaves in ‘stripes’ easier

Here’s a no-fail strategy for raking up leaves: Rake leaves into a single long line, preferably onto a sidewalk. Then turn a large garbage can on its side and sweep the leaf pile into the can, taking breaks to empty leaves into bags as needed. More...

‘Heart of Clarke’ turkey calling winners

The Grove Hill Cultural Art Center hosted the “Heart of Clarke” Fall Festival and the featured events were the Bow Competition and Sanctioned Turkey Calling Contest. More...

The nature of families

Books and Whatever: He Says, She Says

She says that November is a time to reflect on the value of family. More...

Another big Fall Festival

It was another successful Jackson Fall Festival Saturday. The weather was perfect, the crowds big and all of the attractions fun and interesting. More...

Iron skillets not just for frying foods

Memories & Recipes

Granny and Uncle Bill started their preparations for Thanksgiving at the end of October. She knew that was the one holiday when the whole family would be home and all eating at her long dining table, built by my dad, especially for her large family. More...