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First graders learn about art at Studio 122

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Woman tells Jackson police her money was stolen in Walmart restroom

Jackson Police responded, Saturday, April 28, to a call at the Walmart Supercenter in which a woman reported $82 stolen. According to the report, the victim stated she accidentally left the money on top of a paper dispenser in the ladies restroom. More...

Correction

A stabbing at a Thomasville ball park last week did not happen behind a dugout as was stated in the article but rather in the ball park’s parking lot, according to employees of the Thomasville recreation program. More...

Three juveniles arrested for body shop burglaries

Three juveniles have been arrested and charged with the burglary of Dale’s Body Shop on the Gainestown Road in the Chastain Hill area. More...

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Community

Dr. Clarence Hawkins sells dental practice to Butler dentists Morris and White

After 32 years of practicing dentistry in Grove Hill, Dr. Clarence Hawkins is retiring and has sold his practice. Dr. W. Britt Morris, DMD and Dr. Jimmy C. More...

Chance & Scyrene

Seeing Diana Ross perform was a treat!

Carstarphen and his wife, Faye Welch Carstarphen of the Packers Bend community lost all of their possessions in a house fire last week. The home, clothing and three automobiles that were in the yard were all a total loss. More...

Cleaning up Grove Hill

Leon and Nancy Powell pick up their litter bags and PALS t-shirts before picking up litter in downtown Grove Hill. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Run The Hill. Grove Hill’s 5K race and walk will begin Saturday, May 5 at 7:30 a.m. at Town Hall. Pre-registration: adults $20, students $15. After April 27, adults $25, students $20. More...

Church News

Indian Ridge Baptist news

The Indian Ridge Baptist Church began the month of April with its regular order of service with Rev. Lynum preaching very powerful sermons. More...

Church Announcements

Gates Cemetery located on the Old Line Road will have decoration Saturday, May 5 at 2 p.m. More...

Lifestyle

D’Andrea-Stinson to wed in Liberty

Danny and Jan D’Andrea of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Stephanie Nichole D’Andrea, to William Cody Stinson, son of Hank Stinson of Georgiana and Joyce Stinson of Red Level. More...

Boys and Girls State reps

The Girls and Boys State representatives from Clarke Prep School and Clarke County High School were named recently. More...

Leo Club organizes

The Grove Hill Lions Club is proud to be the sponsor for the newly formed Grove Hill Leo Club. The Leo Club is a service organization for students ages 12-18 years old. More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of April 24- May 1 include: Mark Noland Weaver, 51, probation violation, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

County Records

Marriage license applications Brandon Cockerham, toVickie Fisher; Alvin T. CookII, to Sondra T. More...

Jobless rate falls in Clarke

Figures released by the office of Gov. Robert Bentley show that the southwest region of Alabama has seen a drop in unemployment, contributing to a drop statewide. More...

Wilcox jury: Dad, sons not guilty of murder

A Wilcox County Circuit Court jury found a man not guilty of murder and his father and brother not guilty of conspiracy to commit murder in the death of Ryan Keith Parker. More...

Clarke County Events

Revolutionary War, symposium, Pugh reunion starts Fri. More...

Fulton Fire & Rescue seeks donations

The Fulton Fire and Rescue Squad is raising money to purchase two thermal imaging cameras. The cameras will be used in finding hidden hot spots in a burning house and assist in locating people. Any donations are welcome. More...

Second Annual Depot Reunion in Jackson

The Second Annual Depot Reunion will take place Saturday, May 5, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Depot Road in Jackson. The street will be blocked off from Andrews Funeral Home to the railroad tracks. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Slayton

Gerladine Slayton, 96, of Jackson died May 2, 2012 at the Jackson Medical Center. She was born Feb. 6, 1916. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Jackson. More...

Dumas

George Thomas "Tommy" Dumas, 74, a native of Grove Hill died Thursday, May 2012.  He was born March 4, 1938, in Grove Hill. He was a devoted husband and father. He was a graduate of Clarke County High School. More...

Bradley

Rosie L. Bradley, 68, of Jackson died April 23, 2012 at Jackson Medical Center. She was the daughter of the late Annie and Fendley Mitchell. She married SFC Walter James Bradley on July 3, 1964. More...

Sports

Clarke Prep headed to state

Clarke Prep School will head to Montgomery this Friday to play in the AISA Class AA State Tournament. The Lady Gators are a 2- seed and will take on Lakeside at 10 a.m. on Field 4. More...

Lady Bulldogs battle in area tournament

The Clarke County High School Lady Bulldogs traveled to Monroeville and Excel on Tuesday to play in the Class 3A Area 1 softball tournament. The winner and the runner-up advance to the Sectional Tournament in Gulf Shores. More...

Sports Scene

NFL Draft has become bigger than football

The NFL Draft might be a bigger spectacle than American Idol or Dancing with the Stars. For the past four months prospective young men have gone through drills, paces, taken tests, been poked and prodded to determine who the best players are. More...

Editorial

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Inside the Statehouse

Judges have top-notch retirement

Alabama may be on the lower end of the financial spectrum when it comes to the per capita income of our population. However, our public employees have one of the most sound retirement programs in the nation. More...

Gone South

Riding the roads with NPR

I have spent a lot of time (and gas money) riding recently to various places in and around the state for various reasons most of you could care less about. Like most folks who ramble, I listen to the radio. And the radio I listen to is NPR. More...