October 18, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Post office test sold her on living in Grove Hill

Grove Hill’s Citizen of Year

“I picked Grove Hill to live in after we had looked at several communities,” Sherry Hamilton, Grove Hill’s Citizen of the Year for 2012 confided. More...

Chamber director thinks this mayor, council has been great

Cheryl Horton, executive director of the Grove Hill Chamber of Commerce, praised the work of Mayor Jerry Newton and the town council over the last four years. More...

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Sports

CPS Lady Gators headed to state tourament

The Clarke Prep School Lady Gators rolled through the area tourney Tuesday to claim the title and the top seed for the AISA Class A state volleyball tournament coming up this Saturday. More...

Gators make goal line stand

The Clarke Prep School Gators jumped out to a big lead and then had a huge goal line stand from the defense to hold off the Cougars of Escambia Academy 27- 26 last Friday night in Canoe. More...

UMS upends CCHS

The Clarke County Bulldogs saw what a breakdown in special teams could do as they lost 42-20 to the UMS-Wright Bulldogs last Friday night in Mobile. More...

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Plenty of fall events in county and across region

Fall and spring are busy times in south Alabama. The cooler temps of the two seasons are perfect for outdoor events. More...

Online charges as real as the charges they can incur

Be careful what you tweet. It can be used against you in a court of law. Jarvis M. More...

Records

Criminal court docket for circuit court

The fall criminal jury term of Clarke County Circuit Court starts Monday at the courthouse in Grove Hill. Listed are the completed dockets for the two circuit judges. Judge C. Robert Montgomery Emmett Anderson McCollum, murder. More...

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Oct. 10-16 include: Jamarcus Dwayne Carter, 22, of Thomasville, possession of marijuana second degree, $1,000 bond. More...

Hunter hurt in fall from tree stand

Monday was opening day of bow season

Shortly after 7 a.m. Monday, the Clarke County 911 dispatch center received a call from a hunter who had fallen out of a tree stand. It was the first day of deer bow season. More...

Local utility inks contract as natural gas agent for 70 Louisiana municipalities

A Clarke County-based natural gas utility has landed a remarkable contract. It will be the natural gas agent and supplier for an association of 70 Louisiana municipalities. More...

Murder case on docket after mistrial in 2011

Emmett McCollum’s case of murder is again on the trial docket for next week’s criminal term of Clarke County Circuit Court. More...

Around the Area

Ghost Walk in downtown T’ville this Saturday The annual Ghost Walk festival will be presented from 6 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 20 in downtown Thomasville. More...

Community

Annual Fall Festival set Saturday, Nov. 3 in downtown Jackson

The Jackson Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the 30th annual Fall Festival from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 3 in downtown Jackson. More...

Artist of the Year honored

A tea honoring Irma Brady Carlson (second from right), the “2012 Artist of the Year,” was held Sunday afternoon at the Grove Hill Public Library. More...

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Community Calendar

The Coffeeville Town Library will host a storytelling event Saturday, Oct. 20 from 2 until 4 p.m. The Theme is “Stories From The Kitchen and Around The House.” Everyone is urged to bring an item or recipe and share their story. More...

Church News

Church Notices

Grace Chapel Church of Coffeeville will have a congregational type singing Saturday, Oct. 20 at 6:30 p.m. led by Donald Jackson. Everyone is invited to come and join. Bro. Sonny Hoven is the pastor. More...

Lifestyle

Taite-Nguyen to wed Sunday in Gulf Shores

Brittany Lasha Taite of Birmingham and Somali Nguyen will exchange marriage vows Sunday, Oct. 21 at 2 p.m. at the Beach in Gulf Shores. Miss Taite is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edison Taite of Dickinson. Mr. More...

Saluting the Clarke County Cattle Industry

Officers and directors of the Clarke County Cattlemen’s Association gathered for a photo at the annual meeting in February. More...

October is Beef Month!

Beef Month is here! On September 19th, 2012 leaders from the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association gathered at the State Capitol in Montgomery for Governor Robert Bentley to proclaim October as Beef Month in Alabama. More...

Schools

CCHS band receives awards

The Royal Band of Blue recently performed at the Azalea City Marching Band Festival, hosted by Mary G. Montgomery High School in Semmes, Ala. The awards received were:  Drum Majors: DeAnthony Powell and Jeremy Welch (Superior) Dance (Superior) More...

New math curriculum introduced

The math department is excited to introduce a new curriculum to their students. The new curriculum is based on the Common Core Standards adopted by the state of Alabama. The focus has been directed from the Alabama High School Graduation More...

CCHS Open House Oct. 23

Clarke County High School is sponsoring an Open House with the theme “Bridging the Gap: Building a Healthy Relationship Between Family and School,” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 23. More...