July 19, 2012 RSS feed / Community

DAMN YANKEES

Popular play coming to T’ville; 1950s ‘Thomasville Ramblers’ to be honored at Sunday’s reception

The Arts Council of Thomasville’s Rambling Rose Players and the Flying Bricks Musicians will present “Damn Yankees” Friday, July 27, Sunday, July 29, Monday, July 30 and Tuesday, July 31 at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Jackson police investigate burglary at Jackson Sawmill

Jackson Police are investigating a burglary, reported July 12, at the Jackson Sawmill. According to Jackson Police Detective Richard Harvey, forced entry was made through a rear door of the building. Reported stolen were various hand tools. More...

Successful camp

The annual B.J. Stabler football camp was held this past Saturday at H.G. Prim Stadium. There was a big turnout for the younger age group in the morning and then a strong one for the afternoon session with the older kids. More...

Ashton Shepherd to play benefit concert July 28 at Gilbertown Sportsplex

Country music star Ashton Shepherd will be performing an acoustic concert in Gilbertown Saturday, July 28, with proceeds going to benefit a local cancer patient. More...

Walker-McKinley to marry Aug. 11 in T’ville Baptist

Rev. and Mrs. Randy Walker of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amber Nicole Walker, to Robert Cleveland “Trey” McKinley, III, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. More...

Girl Scouts’ pool party in Jackson Aug. 11

Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama is hosting a recruitment event for new girls to join Girl Scouts. All girls are invited to meet at Jackson’s H. W. Pearce Memorial Park pool gate between the hours of 2 and 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. More...

Dr. McDonald awarded

The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), a professional association of more than 37,000 general dentists dedicated to providing quality dental care and oral health education to the public, is pleased to announce that Leanne Littlepage McDonald, DMD, M More...

Group donates book to Jackson library

The White Smith Memorial Library is the recipient of the book: 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus by Charles C. Mann. The book was donated by the Alabama Forest Owners’ Association. More...

Allison wins Read and Win

Barbara Allison of Grove Hill correctly answered all 10 questions in the Read and Win contest last week. She wins $50 for being such an eagle-eyed Democrat reader! She wasn’t the first entry pulled, however. More...

‘Big Little Books’ sold for 10¢ in 1930s

Q: I have a Big Little Book, “Lone Ranger and the Black Shirt Highwayman.” The only publishing date I can find is 1939. — Steve, Southbury, Conn. More...

St. Stephens Park ATV ride fundraiser a big success

Over 125 four-wheel ATV enthusiasts had a ball Saturday at St. Stephens Park as part of a fundraiser to help keep the park open. More...

Pvt. Lewis graduates basics

Army Reserve Pvt. Andreas Lewis has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. More...

Wiggins’ anniversary is Sunday

Mr. and Mrs. John T. Wiggins will be honored at a reception Sunday, July 22 on the occasion of their 60th wedding anniversary. Hosting the 2 p.m. celebration at H. W. More...

Girl Scouts’ birdhouses

Grove Hill Town Clerk Cheryl Hicks shows the birdhouses donated to the town from Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama’s Summer Pathways Program which are being held at S.P. More...