May 15, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Household Tips

 If your kids (or you) like cereal, be sure to save the heavy plastic liners that hold the cereal inside the box. They are really handy when freezing meat patties in stacks. You can use them to separate layers of cookies, too. More...

Alabamians in China

T’ville’s Day visiting China industries and recruiting for area

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day and other Alabamians are in China, visiting the Golden Dragon Copper plants and promoting Alabama to other Chinese industrial prospects. More...

Summer reading program set

The 2013 Summer Reading Program sponsored by the Grove Hill Public Library will be Wednesdays, June 5, June 12, June 19, June 26 and Thursday, June 27. Dr. Magical Balloons will be at the Grand Library Event at 2 p.m. More...

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Girls State Representitives

Girls State delegates from Clarke County High School and Clarke Prep School have been chosen to represent their schools at the 2013 Girls State Session to be held at the University of Alabama in June. More...

Farmers Fed’s contests

The Clarke County Farmers Federation Women’s Leadership Committee is having its annual contests. To be eligible to participate in this program, an individual must be an Alabama Farmers Federation (ALFA Farmers) member. More...

Clarke commissioners vote ‘no’ to reinstating fall turkey season even though matter already decided

The Clarke County Commission voted Tuesday to not approve a resolution in favor of reinstating a fall turkey season. Harris Oppenheimer, an attorney from Mobile, asked the commission for support of the resolution. More...

New equipment being installed at E-911 office in courthouse

The installation of new equipment at the Clarke County Enhanced 911 office began April 30 and will continue through the next few weeks. More...

Trivia

1. ANIMAL KINGDOM: By what other name are a cat’s whiskers known? 2. ANCIENT WORLD: Where is the Acropolis? 3. HISTORY: Who was the commanding Union general at the Battle of Gettysburg? 4. MEDICINE: What is scoliosis? 5. More...

Purchases at Salvation Army stores help fund services of the faith-based charity

The 60th National Salvation Army Week is being commemorated through May 19. With the slogan ‘Doing the Most Good,’ the week is a celebration of volunteers, donors and beneficiaries of the program, which has existed since 1865. More...

Jackson City Council considers ordinance banning ‘saggy pants’

The Jackson City Council is considering an ordinance that will penalize individuals for wearing baggy pants drooping below the waistline. The matter was presented to the council Tuesday night by Mayor Pro-Tem Paul South. More...

From Clarke County to Texas and the Alamo

Former resident was one of the ‘Immortal 32’ who reinforced Alamo in face of certain defeat

A former Clarke County resident fought and died alongside Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie and William B. Travis for Texas independence at the Battle of the Alamo in March 1836. More...

eReading at the library

Members of the Grove Hill Library Board Catherine Neal, Jim Herrod and Sherry Hamilton along with Librarian Julia Cumlander with eReaders. The library is now offering books to be checked out and read by various electronic devices. More...