April 3, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Unusual Mitchell’s Reserve dates to 1805, a gift from Choctaw Indians

It has long been a surveyor’s nightmare: A vast tract devoid of the townships and sections that skip orderly across the landscape of the country. More...

Brush truck

The Grove Hill Fire Department has renovated an old Hummer received from the Sheriff’s Department to be a brush fire truck. The truck sports a new water tank and other fire fighting equipment More...

Grove Hill Public Library celebrating National Library Week April 14-20

The Grove Hill Public Library has planned the following events for the community during National Library Week, April 14-20. The events are as follows: Monday, April 15, 7 p.m., use of the Ereader, instructor Dr. Jim Herod. More...

GH readies for spring cleanup

The Grove Hill Town Council voted Monday night to rent a dumpster for the April 20 annual Spring Cleanup. More...

Easter Sunrise

Grove Hill’s Easter Sunrise Service was held in the usual and traditional place—the town’s cemetery— as the sun peeked across the eastern horizon. More...

Local plantation featured in 1867 newspaper

Buena Vista plantation was located in Mitchell’s Reserve

Harper’s Weekly, a popular illustrated newspaper of the 1800s (something akin to the old Post or Life photo magazines) carried a twopage spread showing a southern plantation in its Feb. 2, 1867 edition. More...

Festival of Hope offers fun, services

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VFW holds annual awards event

The VFW Post 5106 and its Ladies Auxiliary hosted its annual awards ceremony Saturday, March 16 at Gaston’s Grill in Thomasville. More...