June 26, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

‘You will be caught!!!!!’

Stolen iPhone’s message:

Technology aided in the recovery of a stolen iPhone last week. More...

United Way cuts Red Cross funds

American Red Cross services in Clarke County will soon lose funding from United Way of Southwest Alabama, said Leisle Ewing Mims, district executive director for the Alabama Gulf Coast Chapter of American Red Cross. More...

Man beaten by multiple assailants in Jackson

A Jackson man was beaten by five suspects in the early morning of June 23 at the 100 block of Kimbell Ave. More...

Threat to Jackson pharmacy being investigated by police

The Jackson Police Department continues to investigate a reported “terrorist threat” June 21 to the CVS Pharmacy at 813 College Ave. More...

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Community

McCorquodale earns law degree

Ernest Chester McCorquodale III of Jackson graduated from Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law during spring commencement. McCorquodale earned a Juris Doctor. More...

Making the connection

If you’re a veteran who is struggling to find ways to improve your life, perhaps because you’re dealing with a service-related issue, I invite you to take a look at Make the Connection, a website run by the Department of Veterans Affairs. More...

Correction

The first name of Jackson Medical Center’s attorney was misstated in last week’s report of Grove Hill Memorial Hospital’s renovations being approved by a state board. He is Gregg Everett. More...

Sports

GH SB all-stars fall in Thomasville

The Grove Hill softball all-stars saw their post-season play come to an end in Thomasville this past weekend. The 11 & 12-year-old team opened play by beating Greensboro 20-0 Friday. More...

Hole-in-one

Grove Hill’s Matthew Harvey attained perfection on the golf course last Thursday when he punched a 9-iron in for a hole-in-one on Thomasville’s number 8 hole. More...

Stabler football camp Saturday

Former University of Alabama offensive lineman and current Kansas City Chiefs Player Development Assistant, BJ Stabler, will be holding his fifth annual Tackling Challenges Youth Football Camp on Saturday, June 29 at H.G. Prim Stadium in Grove Hill. More...

Lifestyle

Stewart-Crosby to wed Oct. 5 in Tennessee church

Mr. and Mrs. Steve Kurowski and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Stewart, all of Brentwood, Tn., have announced the engagement of their daughter, Emily Elizabeth Stewart, to Mr. Seth Henson Crosby, son of Dr. and Mrs. Sid S. Crosby of Jackson. More...

Braswell-Cumlander wed

Katelyn Elizabeth Cumlander and Stephen Jonathan Braswell, both of Mobile were united in marriage June 1, 2013 at Life Church in Mobile. The wedding was officiated by Dr. Richard Braswell and Rev. Billy Cardwell. More...

Records

Clarke County Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of June 18-25 include: Darrius Keon Robinson, 20, hindering prosecution second degree, $500 bond, arrested by Thomasville Police Dept. More...

Police Incident Reports

Jackson The following incident reports were recorded by the Jackson Police Department: A fraudulent check was reported June 17 at Walmart. DUI was reported June 17 on Grove Drive. Domestic violence was reported June 17 at Grove Apartments. More...

Clarke County Records

Marriage license applications Kishon Curtis Brown, to Mitia Rochelle McKinney. Timothy Lance McDaniel, to Gwendalynn Maris Woodley . Harold Steven Wilkerson, to Holly Christina Saunders. Michael Robertson Foxhall, to Mary Kay Staples. More...

Breaking News - 6/26/2013 12:10 PM

Scotch Plywood Mill fire - Free Access

Scenes following an early morning fire at Scotch Plywood in Fulton
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Fire at Scotch Plywood Wednesday

A fire broke out Wednesday morning, June 26 at the Scotch Plywood mill in Fulton. More...

Joyner announces early for 2014 State Senate race

Brewton businessman Danny B. Joyner got an early jump on the 2014 State Senate race for District 22 last week, announcing that he will again be a Republican candidate. More...

Metals USA’s bill for rail spur connection reduced

The following items were considered by the Clarke County Commission during a brief meeting on Tuesday morning:  The commission approved a resolution to ADECA (Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs), which reduces the amount of money M More...

Fulton man charged in burglary

Clarke County Sheriff’s Department Deputies Michael Andrews and Anthony Scott responded to a burglary on Church Road in the Fulton area on June 11. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Knight - Free Access

Wilda Gena Knight, 76, of Grove Hill died June 23, 2013 at her residence.She was born May 6, 1937 in Peacock, AL. She was a member of Goodhope Baptist Church. She was a retired seamstress. More...

Scott - Free Access

Mary Chaney Scott, 52, of Thomasville died June 27, 2013 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. More...

Moore - Free Access

Terrance T. Moore, 42, died June 20, 2013 at Springhill Memorial Hospital.  He was born Oct. 23, 1970. He was a native of Walker Springs and a graduate of Jackson High School. He was a United States Army veteran.  More...

Business

State’s jobless rate down little in May; still over 10% in Clarke, neighbors

Alabama’s unemployment decreased slightly from April to May, 6.9% to 6.8% and is well below last year’s rate of 7.5%. May’s rate represents 147,788 unemployed persons, compared to 150,401 last month and 161,848 in May 2012. More...

Jobs are available in region for skilled workers, Jackson chamber members told at annual meeting

The southwest region of Alabama is realizing an influx of industrial development, from Mobile to Thomasville. However, the region needs young people trained for the jobs that are becoming available. More...

Searcy leaving Coastal Gateway

Jim Searcy is resigning his position as Executive Director at Coastal Gateway Regional Economic Development Alliance (CGEDA) effective July 5 to take a position as Executive Director at the Economic Development Association of Alabama (EDAA). More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

The Grove Hill Cultural Arts Center is hosting another Summer Art Camp. More...

Church News

Church News

First Assembly of God located at 2410 Coffeeville Road in Jackson will end its Sonquest Rainforest Vacation Bible School Friday June 28 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Commencement and Pizza Bash will be Sunday, June 30 at 6 p.m. More...

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Inside the Statehouse

Remembering crime victims

Five days before Christmas in 1976 a beautiful, bright Birmingham Southern coed named Quenette Shehane was going to a convenience store near her home close to the campus in Birmingham. More...

Gone South

No. 1 in more than football

It was one of those headlines that simply dared me to write a column. “Alabama cities lead list of porn-loving religious places, poll says” Now my first reaction was not to take the dare. More...

Schools

Beefed up security measures in place for T’ville schools

The Thomasville City Schools System stressed safety and security of its schools during its June 18 school board meeting. Dr. More...

Pine City Ambassadors

The 2013-2014 Pine City Ambassadors were presented during the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce meeting last week. More...

Fulton youth fete workers

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