November 23, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Tommie Dee Kennedy going strong at 98!

White-haired Tommie Dee Bradford Kennedy, dressed in a white and black pants suit accented with a white corsage greeted guests from a white wicker chair Sunday at the Dickinson Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. She was having a great day. More...

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Community

Work on GH’s downtown project to start Jan. 3

Grove Hill merchants and townspeople who were worried about the downtown revitalization project starting during the holidays can rest easy. The town council Monday approved the work to begin on Tuesday, Jan. 3. More...

Celebrate Thanksgiving and remember farm-city partnerships

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Two men arrested

Two individuals have been charged with interfering with the custody of a minor and one has been charged with possession of the drug methamphetamine by Clarke County lawmen. More...

Sports

Eagles State Champs

The Jackson Academy football team fulfilled a dream last Friday night as they won the AISA Class A state championship with a very convincing shutout win over the seventh-ranked Autauga Academy Generals by a score of 21 – 0. More...

Moseley paces JHS

Normally Dustyn Moseley uses his right arm to pace the Jackson offense, but last Friday night it was a combination legs and arm as the Aggies beat Bibb County 49-28 in Centreville to advance to the 4A semifinals. More...

Semi-final pairings

CLASS 6ACen-Phenix City (11-2)at Prattville (10-2)Oxford (12-1)at Hoover (12-1)CLASS 5AVigor (11-2)at Hueytown (13-0)Briarwood (12-1)at Hartselle (13-0)CLASS 4AUMS-Wright (9-4)at Jackson (13-0)Oneonta (11-2)at Anniston (9-4) More...

Lifestyle

For the Holidays

Pecan Pies and More

Pecans are a part of our southern culture—a southerner would rather have a pecan pie than caviar! The holidays are a popular time for pecans—pies, cookies— or just toasted in the oven. More...

More dishes shared for Thanksgiving

Memories & Recipes

I know I’ve been talking about Thanksgiving recipes and I am still bringing you a recipe for a colorful sidedish for your table. But I also know that you have to break up the monotamy of too much turkey while you’re cooking. More...

Five generations

Five generations of the Wilson family are pictured, Ida Mae Wilson, mother, L.J. Wilson, son, Jeff Wilson, grandson, Hannah Joy Wilson, great-granddaughter and Hunter Wilson, great-great-grandson. More...

Chinese plant said still on go

It’s been 10 months since Golden Dragon Precision Copper announced that it would build a $100 million, 300-jobs manufacturing plant in Thomasville. More...

GH council districts redrawn to reflect population changes

A new district plan for Grove Hill Town Council districts has been created and was explained to and examined by the council Monday night. A public hearing will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Blair

Sally Childers Blair, 87, of Jackson died Nov. 18, 2011. She was a native of Blue Mountain, Miss. and a longtime resident of Mobile. She was a former tour guide at Fort Conde Charlotte House Museum. More...

Loyd

Alice Chapman Loyd, 98, died Nov. 21, 2011 at a local health care facility. More...

Drinkard

James Reginald Drinkard, 78, of Fulton died Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011 at Cogburn Nursing Home in Mobile. He was born Oct. 5, 1922 in Grove Hill. He was a United States Army veteran. He was a retired heavy equipment operator. More...

Business

Alabama School of Nail Technology is first of its kind in state

Jackson is now home to the first school in the state to offer complete training in nail technology. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

The Clarke County Historical Society will dedicate a marker Sunday, Nov. 27 at 2:30 p.m. at William’s Temple CME Church in Thomasville. Following a short program, the society will unveil the marker. More...

Church News

Church Announcements

Brother Ed Davis and The Golden Tones will celebrate its anniversary/homecoming beginning Saturday, Nov. 26 at 6:30 p.m. at St. Union Baptist Church of Leroy Rev. Richard A. Chaney is the pastor. Rev. Cory J. Pruitt, pastor of Mt. More...

Editorial

Cartoon

Full Story

You from where, boy?

The arrest of a German executive with Mercedes-Benz, in Alabama to visit the company’s auto manufacturing plant at Vance is embarrassing and will likely be the catalyst for a much-needed revision to Alabama’s new immigration law. More...

Insider trading

One of Alabama’s own congressmen has been caught and it is embarrassing and infuriating all at the same time. U.S. Rep. More...

Records

Murder case on trial docket next week

Next week is the criminal jury term of Clarke County Circuit Court and a number of cases, including one for murder, are on the dockets. More...

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov. 15-21 include: Daron Morice Gilmore, 22, drug court, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Clarke Records

Marriage license applications Timmy Lamar Bush, to Alisa Deneen Anderson. Marriage license applications are just that-applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. Property deeds listed Nov. 09-16 Patricia H. Williams, to Marion P. More...