June 14, 2012 RSS feed / Community

Lucy Dubose wins Read and Win

Lucy Dubose of Fulton won last week’s Read and Win contest and the $50 cash prize. It does pay to read The Democrat! The questions and correct answers were: Who emceed the Whatley family reunion? Barry Sadler. No. More...

McIntosh Power Plant employees celebrate safety milestone

ANDALUSIA, ALA. – In keeping with PowerSouth’s number one corporate value – safety – McIntosh Power Plant employees have celebrated another year of working safely. More...

Correction

One of the groups that performed for the Clarke County Animal Care and Control Task Force animal benefit singing was listed incorrectly last week. They were the Tibbie Group instead of the Dixie Disciples. More...

Ellie Wilson interns for Sens. Bedford, Keahey this session

Ellie Wilson, of Grove Hill, recently completed a legislative internship in the offices of Senator Marc Keahey (D-Grove Hill) and Senator Roger Bedford (D-Russellville) through the Alabama Law Institute for the 2012 Regular Legislative Session. More...

Books & Whatever: He Says, She Says

Grove Hill Library: A facility for the 21st century!

He says that on May 31, the library moved into the literary twenty-first century. Welcome to books on e-readers. He certainly has no intention of making this into a how-to column for e-books, but a word or two seems appropriate. More...

It’s A Beautiful Town

The Grove Hill Development Board presented the Grove Hill Public Library with the Community Beautification Award. Lots of landscaping work has been done around the library in recent months. More...

Card of Thanks

The family of Jamari Rashard Pugh would like to take this opportunity to express their sincere gratitude for your many acts of kindness extended to them during their time of bereavement. Thanks again to all of you and God Bless. More...

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Tractor Supply to build store in Thomasville

Construction is expected to begin soon on a new Tractor Supply Company store in Thomasville, the company’s 38th Alabama location. More...

Collecting

Q: I bought a signed photo of Jean Harlow at an antique shop for $1,500. It is a beautiful portrait, and I am about to have it framed. More...

Smokey Bear balloon to be at Foley festival

For the first time since 1998, the Smokey Bear hot air balloon will be making an appearance in Alabama! More...

Cub Scouts’ summer camp

Maublia District Cub Scouts have been attending a special summer day camp at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Grove Hill this week. More...

Flag Day origins date to 1885

President Truman made it June 14 in 1949

The Fourth of July was traditionally celebrated as America’s birthday, but the idea of an annual day specifically celebrating the Flag is believed to have first originated in 1885. B.J. More...