December 8, 2011 RSS feed / Community

Thomasville fire

Danny and Leann Gates’ home on Linwood Drive in Thomasville burned Friday morning, Dec. 2. No one was at home at the time and the home and its contents were totally destroyed. More...

Chief Coats urges safety this holiday season

Grove Hill Police Chief Woodie Coats said this week that he wants everyone to have safe holiday shopping experiences. Coats warned citizens to keep their vehicles’ locked at all times when they are shopping. More...

Ala.-Miss. summit held

Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour and Alabama Governor Robert Bentley joined other leaders recently for a bi-state summit on strategies that would help West Alabama and East Mississippi address challenges. More...

Help available for low-income individuals to start a business

The Community Action Agency of South Alabama has partnered with United Way of Central Alabama to provide Individualized Development Accounts (IDA) to low-income individuals who qualify. More...

Minister suffers broken bones in tree stand fall

Rev. Irby Weaver of the Midway community suffered broken bones in a fall from a tree stand while hunting Friday, Dec. 1. However, he was released from the hospital Tuesday and is now recuperating at home. More...

Wreck on Asbury Road

Anthony Pope wrecked this Chevrolet pickup in a curve on the Asbury Road late Thursday afternoon, Dec. 1. More...

Democrats gear up for 2012

Elma Averett, chairman of the Clarke County Democratic Executive Committee, talks with Marty Parker, Clarke County school board member who is seeking re-election; Paul Bradford, former county commiss More...

After discussion, Grove Hill council agrees to add water billing duties to worker’s job

After tabling the matter at the last meeting, the Grove Hill Town Council again hesitated Monday to add water billing responsibilities to finance director Priscilla Collinsworth’s duties but then agreed to do so for a probationary period with s More...

T’ville hospital’s debt exceeds $10 million

The latest bankruptcy filings of Clarke County Healthcare LLC, corporate owner of Southwest Alabama Medical Center, show the Thomasville hospital owing even more money than previously revealed by the company’s initial bankruptcy filing. More...

‘Strengthening communities’ topic for Grove Hill forum on Dec. 14

Everyone is invited to participate in a public forum on strengthening communities in South Alabama. The forum, on Wednesday, Dec. More...