November 28, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Circuit clerk’s race recount Thursday

A recount of the race for Clarke County circuit clerk is set for Thursday, Nov. 29 at the Clarke County Courthouse in Grove Hill. In the Nov. More...

Hwy. 43 property rezoned for development

McDonald’s restaurant committed to site

The Grove Hill Zoning Board of Adjustment approved Tuesday the zoning of a portion of property on Highway 43 for a retail development, which will include a McDonald’s restaurant. More...

Coffeeville’s parade is Saturday

The Coffeeville Christmas Parade will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1. For more information, call 1-251-589-3959. **** Grove Hill’s parade is Thursday, Dec. 6 at 4 p.m. More...

A Bumpy bump

Marion “Bumpy” Bumpers’ accelerator must have stuck Friday afternoon as she pulled into the Grove Hill Post Office. More...

Jackson Police to begin accreditation process

The following items were addressed Tuesday night in a brief meeting of the Jackson City Council: More...

Special Sections

Community

Thomasville mayor to address public at breakfast program

"Breakfast With the Mayor,” featuring Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day," will be held from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. on Dec. 7 at Alabama Southern Community College. Everyone is invited to attend this free breakfast hosted by ASCC. More...

Reception set for Lou Boykin

A reception honoring Lou Boykin, Clarke County Department of Human Resources Director, DHR office, on Highway 84 East in Grove Hill will be Thursday, Nov. 29 from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. Boykin has been the county director for six years. More...

Whatley marker dedicated

Members and guests of the Clarke County Historical Society met at Horeb Baptist Church in Whatley for the dedication of a marker erected in front of the church detailing the community’s history More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

“Artworks using Pen, Ink and Watercolor” Class by Beverly Valladares or “Pastels into Portrait” Class by Charleton Davis on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. in Studio 122, both classes require a fee of $30 a person. More...

Church News

Church Notices

Voices in Harmony of Clarke County will celebrate its 12th year anniversary with a one-night gospel fest Saturday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. at the Morning Star Baptist Church of Whatley. Dr. Bobby England is the pastor. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Gov. Bentley sides with politics over better healthcare

Gov. More...

Test Sen. Bedford’s guns-in-workplace in Legislature first

We don’t know any nicer way to say it: State Sen. Roger Bedford’s bill to allow employees to take handguns into their workplaces, even over the opposition of employers, is the craziest, stupidest thing we have ever heard of. More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov. More...

Clarke Records

Property deeds listedNov. 8-13Andrew Carl Smith, to Alabama Power Company.April Champion, to Alabama Power Company.James J. Ott, to JamesChad Ott.William Joseph Witherington, to Jimmy Counselman. More...

Police Incident Reports

Jackson The following incident reports were recorded by the Jackson Police Department: More...

Peach Tree bust bags drugs, cash and guns

A Lower Peach Tree resident was arrested Nov. 20 by the Clarke County Drug Task Force. More...

T’ville dentist charged in Thomaston shooting

A dentist who has practices in Thomasville and Thomaston was arrested Sunday after a shooting incident in Thomaston. More...

CCHS student wrecks on way to school

The early morning rain Tuesday may have been a factor in the one-car accident that injured Clarke County High School student Crista Smith. More...

Holiday fun in T’ville this Saturday

Thomasville has a full day of events planned for Saturday, Dec. 1. The Thomasville Chamber Business open houses will start at 8 a.m. (check with stores for their hours). More...

Mobile Symphony concert set

The Mobile Symphony Orchestra will again make its way to Thomasville for its annual Christmas concert Monday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Closed T’ville hospital put on the market for sale, if bankruptcy court agrees

Anne Thompson has officially applied for the sale of Southwest Alabama Medical Center in bankruptcy court. In documents filed Nov. More...

Moody pleas guilty to amended charge of enticing a child for immoral purposes

Roger Moody pleaded guilty Tuesday to an amended charge of enticing a child for immoral purposes as preparations were being made in Clarke County Circuit Court for a trial on first degree rape charges. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Hudson - Free Access

Lavoyd L. Hudson, 73, of Mobile died Dec. 1, 2012.He was a native of Grove Hill. He was a  faithful member and deacon of Airport Boulevard Baptist Church. He played the guitar in the Praise Band. More...

Anderson - Free Access

William Louis Anderson Jr., 84, of Chatom died Nov. 27, 2012 at his residence.He was born April 20, 1928. He was a resident of the Hobson Community. He was a member of the Hobson Assembly of God where he was a deacon of the church. More...

Spinks - Free Access

India Pearl Lowry Spinks, 86, of Thomasville died Dec. 1, 2012 at Mobile Infirmary.She was born Feb. 19, 1926 in Linden. She as a member of the Thomasville United Methodist Church. She was a former bookkeeper at Spinks Drug Co. She was a homemaker. More...

Sports

CCHS beats Atmore

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs scored 14 points in overtime to beat the Blue Devils of Escambia County 67-64 last Wednesday night in the Bayside Invitational in Daphne. More...

Lady Bulldogs breeze through tournament

The Clarke County High School Lady Bulldogs completed a 2-game sweep in the Bayside Invitational last week as they beat host team Bayside Academy 54- 21 last Tuesday in Daphne. More...

Sports Quiz

1. Where is Tim Wakefield on the list of most career victories by a Boston Red Sox pitcher? 2. In 2012, Toronto and Cleveland played the longest Opening Day game in history (16 innings). Which teams played in the previously longest game? 3. More...

Lifestyle

Rosa V. Thornton honored on October 20

Rosa V. Thornton received a crown and roses Sunday, Nov. 18 at Cedar Point Baptist Church from Mrs. Rose Bryant of Thomasville. More...

Jackson Police Dept. offers tips for safe shopping, holiday activities

During the year-end holidays, people are busy, excited and sometimes a little bit careless. More...

Mr. and Mrs. Hare tell birth of a son on Nov. 11

Mr. and Mrs. Canaan Hare, (nee Nadine Scheeff) of Grove Hill announce the arrival of a son, Casen Kienle Hare, born Nov. 11, 2012 at 3:54 p.m. at Mobile Infirmary Medical Center. He weighed eight lbs., ten ounces and measured 22 inches. More...