January 9, 2013 RSS feed / Community

THE CIVIL WAR IN CLARKE COUNTY

Chronicling the Civil War of 150 years ago from the pages of The Democrat/Journal of the 1860s.

Cannon illustration from The Democrat/Journal of the 1860s. Emancipation Proclamation freed C.S.A. slaves in 1863 but was ignored in Clarke The Emancipation Proclamation issued by U.S. President Abraham Lincoln was effective Jan. More...

Household Tips

 If your straw broom isn’t working as well as it did when new, try giving it a spruce-up. Beat any dust out of the ends, then trim off any bent straws. More...

Comfort Foods

Fiesta Flan Custard offers Mexican flavor

I can’t think of a better time of the year to travel to Mexico than in January. It’s nothing but blue skies and sunny days south of the border! If we can’t travel in person, we can at least travel there in our kitchen. More...

HOMEMADE CHILI A WARMUP FOR COLD DAY

Bold, flavorful chili is the ultimate game day grub, offering hearty portions to feed a hungry crowd and personalized toppings to suit every palate. More...

At the arts center

Clarke County ARC clients recently visited the Grove Hill Cultural Arts Center where they enjoyed a lesson in pottery. Clients pressed out and made clay ornaments. More...

Job fair scheduled in Calvert

Outokumpu Stainless USA, formerly Thyssenkrupp Stainless USA, in Calvert is looking to hire 150 full time positions. The positions includes operator, maintenance, electrical and mechanical position. More...

Couple announce son’s birth

Tara Beck and Evan Love of Loxley announce the arrival of a son, David Grady Love, born Dec. 22, 2012. He weighed six lbs., seven ozs. and measured 20 inches. Maternal grandparents are Cindy Gill and Terry Beck of Grove Hill. More...

Grove Hill Town Council rezones Hwy. 43 for McDonald’s and other retail development

The Grove Hill Council voted Monday for immediate consideration of the ordinance to rezone property owned by O’Mar, Inc. of Wilmer to Business-1 (General Business). More...

Ambulance representatives discuss issues, problems with 911 board

Representatives from the ASAP and AMSTAR ambulance services discussed problems serving Clarke County Monday with members of the county E-911 Board (which includes members of the Clarke County Commission). More...

Fulton council endorses auxiliary police officer

From Staff Reports The Fulton Town Council voted Tuesday to endorse Ethan Elmore for the Police Academy. The council will support Elmore as a volunteer auxiliary officer. He will pay for the academy tuition and training himself. More...

Flying Bricks seeking new band members

The Flying Bricks Community Band will begin winter rehearsals on Thursday, Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. in the band room at Thomasville High School. More...

Through The Past

Clarke County has contributed much to state

Fiftytwo years ago, when I left Chilton and branched out into the world of Clarke County, moving from a one-room school house to seventh grade at Clarke County High School, I learned to look at the world through the eyes of both town and country peop More...

Remembering Those We Lost In 2012

Listing of those who passed away in 2012 from the obituaries that appeared in The Democrat
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