May 10, 2012 RSS feed / Community

THS Class of 1954

The 1954 class are: front row left to right: Ruby Joyce Pope, Ann Dixon, Shirley Ingram, Faye Graham, Gwen Bryan, second row: Joe Pope, Betty Heaton, Dennis Dixon, Bobbie Grace Tant, Ramonia Kelly, b More...

Lula Mae Williams Scholarship Gala to be at T’ville Civic Center

Walk the Red Carpet at the Lula Mae Williams Scholarship Gala on Saturday, May 26 at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Orwig gets appointment to Air Force Academy

Carson Orwig, son of Bob and Michelle Orwig of Grove Hill and senior at Clarke Prep School, has accepted an appointment to the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. More...

Working on the monument

Concrete trucks were busy pouring the form around the monument Tuesday. The work is the last phase of the downtown renovation project. Note the county seal in the walkway in the foreground. More...

Pughs here, there and everywhere!

Descendants of Elijah Pugh, a Revolutionary War veteran and one of Clarke County’s pioneer settlers, converged on Grove Hill this past weekend for a big reunion and the unveiling of a historical marker honoring the family. More...

Clothes washer

Bill and Mary Gates of Scyrene stopped by The Democrat recently to show an antique “Rapid Washer” that looks like a commode plunger but was used to wash clothes. More...

Community Calendar

The Clarke County Board of Education will meet Thursday, May 10 at 4 p.m. More...

T’ville High Classes of ’52, ’54, ’55 hold reunion THS Class of 1952

The Thomasville High School Class of 1954 held a reunion Saturday, April 28 at the Gaston Grill. Members of the classes of 1952 and 1955 also attended. More...

May is Older Americans Month; events are set in Selma May 30

May is Older Americans Month, a perfect opportunity to show our appreciation for the older adults in our community. More...

THS Class of 1955

Pictured in the 1955 Class are Raymond Newton, Anne Reid Dozier, Joyce Lyles Chancey, John Bettis Lyles. More...

Alvin D. Callier is ADAPT rep

Hundreds of disability rights activists with the national group ADAPT recently swarmed onto the plaza before the United States Supreme Court to demonstrate their support for the Affordable Care Act. More...

‘Snake’ and runners’ mark

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‘Extortionists’ and slackers critcized as much as Yanks

THE CIVIL WAR IN CLARKE COUNTY

Chronicling the Civil War of 150 years ago from the pages of The Democrat of the 1860s. More...

Congress Reports

U.S. House shows leadership in tackling unemployment

Last Friday the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its April jobs report indicating that national unemployment remains stuck over eight percent. More...