July 26, 2012 RSS feed / Community

County and schools look to save money by refinancing bonds

Interest rates have dropped yet again making refinancing a money-saving proposition for many homeowners—and local governments, too. More...

‘Damn Yankees’ opens in T’ville Friday night

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...

GH chamber meeting candidates forum set

Thursday, Aug. 2 at GH Baptist Fellowship Hall

The annual meeting of the Grove Hill Area Chamber of Commerce will be held Thursday, August 2, at Grove Hill Baptist Church. The event will begin at 6 p.m. and is free for two representatives from each chamber membership. More...

Local fire departments get grant checks

Clarke County Volunteer Fire Departments were presented grant checks of $1,147.50 each recently by the Alabama Legislature. More...

Answers from the July 19 issue

Where will Ashton Shepherd play? Gilbertown Sportsplex. What can make everything better? God’s Love. What was the main mode of transportation in tiny Kilgoris, Africa? Motorycles. When does the old Farmer’s Almanac say Dog Days are? More...

U.S. flag thief identified

When I first heard the news item, I was outraged: Over the course of three days, 75 American flags were stolen from a veterans cemetery. Upon further investigation, I was chuckling ... almost. 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...

Radio bracelets can track lost elderly, others

The helicopter hovered a football field length or more above the pickup as a man on the end of a cable was lowered to the truck where a man in the bed was picked up and the two hoisted aloft and whizzed off across the pine treetops. More...

Work, grant money aid in WHMS playground update

Wilson Hall Middle School has had a busy summer undergoing a major playground renovation. More...