May 31, 2012 RSS feed / Community

Williams-Gates to marry this Saturday

Mr. and Mrs. Mark Williams and Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Roberts announce the engagement of their daughter, Keri Williams, all of Thomasville, to Justin Gates of Grove Hill, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Doug Gates. More...

Cross, McKenzie among AUM’s 450 graduates

Auburn University at Montgomery held its spring commencement ceremony on May 12. More...

Hank Williams Festival June 1-2

The 33rd Annual Salute to a Legend will be held Friday, June 1 through Saturday, June 2 at the Hank Williams Music Park in Georgiana, AL. More...

Overtons celebrate 50 years of marriage

Mr. and Mrs. Lum Overton were married June 2, 1962 at Union Baptist Church Pastorium by Rev. B. Bennett. Mrs. Overton is the former Evelyn Gilchrist. More...

Carman-Barnes to marry Saturday on Pensacola Beach

Leslie Carman and Robert E. Barnes II will exchange wedding vows Saturday, June 2 at 6:30 p.m. on the beaches of Pensacola Beach, Fla. Miss Carman is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Jones of Pell City and Donald Carman of Pensacola Beach, Fla. More...

WHMS gets Reality Check

Recently the 7th and 8th grade students at Wilson Hall Middle School participated in Reality Check, sponsored by Alabama Southern Community College’s Educational Talent Search (ETS) program. More...

Gilmore siblings graduate University of Alabama

Three Gilmore siblings recently graduated from the University of Alabama. Wil Gilmore graduated with a Masters in Science in Human Environmental Sciences degree. He is planning to continue his studies, pursuing a medical degree. More...

New hours for VA office in Grove Hill

As of June 1 the Veterans Affairs office will be open on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 8 until 4:30 p.m. Will be in Monroeville on Thursdays and Fridays. Phone 251-575-9832. More...

Read & Win, photo contest winners told

Edna Jean Pugh of Grove Hill is the winner of last week’s $50 Read & Win contest. She correctly answered all of the questions from items in last week’s Democrat. More...

Soft foods for seniors

Eating a healthy, wellbalanced meal is important at any age, but it’s especially necessary for seniors. Here are some tips for staying healthy in your golden years: —Get plenty of water. More...

Steele-Byrd marry May 5 on S.C. beach

Amy Alyssa Byrd and John Alan Steele exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, May 5, 2012, on the beach in Isle of Palms, S.C. The three o’clock in the afternoon ceremony was officiated by Minister Dawn Hess. More...

Harrell graduates USA with civil engineering degree on May 12

Brittany Lauren Harrell earned a Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of South Alabama and participated in the Order of Engineers ceremony and the University’s graduation ceremony in the morning and afternoon, respectively, More...

Skipper-Hoven to wed in First Baptist of Jackson

Meagan O’Melia Skipper and Brady Kipp Hoven will exchange marriage vows Saturday, June 2 at 6 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Jackson. A reception will follow at the H.W. Pearce Memorial Park Assembly House in Jackson. More...