September 19, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

PCA buying Boise for $2 billion

Jackson mill’s fifth owner in 50 years

The Boise paper mill in Jackson will be 50 years old next year. This time 50 years ago work had already started on the Allied Paper pulpmaking plant. More...

Congressional candidates are profiled

2 Democrats, 9 Republicans in primary contests Tuesday

Here are the candidates running in the special primary Tuesday, Sept. 24 to fill the vacant seat in the First Congressional District. More...

Women arrested for bank scam

A Jackson woman and a Huntsville area woman have been arrested for an unusual theft attempt at two county banks, Clarke County Sheriff Ray Norris reported this week. More...

CLARIFICATION:

Luther Parden of Grove Hill took issue with the statement that the Vietnam Memorial “Moving Wall” that will be in Jackson Oct. 3-7 has never been in the state before. More...

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Community

Duct tape for warts

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: My 13-year-old son has a wart on his hand. In fact, he has two of them. They don’t bother him, but they bother me. If you neglect them, will they go away on their own? More...

New $40 million THS by 2018

The Thomasville City Board of Education approved its Five-Year Capital Plan at its Sept. 10 meeting, mandated by the state board. The plan lists the following proposed capital projects totaling $43.35 million, including a new high school. More...

Career tech reps meet in Grove Hill

Representatives from the Clarke County schools, Choctaw County schools, the Thomasville City schools and Baldwin County schools met Sept. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

The Clarke County Education Retirees Association will begin its 2013-2014 membership year Thursday, Sept. 19 at 11:45 at the Lil’ Cajun Grill in Jackson. New CCERA Yearbooks will be distributed and the program will be very informative. More...

Church News

Church News

Zion Branch Missionary Baptist Church of Gosport will end its revival Thursday, Sept. 19. Pastor Bobby Young of the Green Grove Baptist Church will be the speaker for the week. Johnnie Ambrose is the clerk. Rev. Ecoma Banks is the associate pastor. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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What distinguishes GOP candidates for U.S. Congress?

George Wallace, running for president in 1968, offered, “There’s not a dime’s worth of difference between the Democrat and Republican parties!” Many agreed with him then and many agree with the assessment today. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Seniority important in the U.S. Congress

Probably the biggest political story of the year is the resignation of 1st District Congressman Jo Bonner. More...

Will 600 countians cast votes Tuesday?

Political observers are betting on just how low the voter turnout may be in next Tuesday’s special primary to pick party nominees for the vacancy in the First Congressional District. More...

Unloved lovebugs

You may love the Lovebug lyrics by Jonas Brothers while driving. But for Alabamians, lovebugs are a stubborn, sticky seasonal problem for drivers. More...

Jury returns trucker’s rig plus $285,000

Long distance trucker Jimmy Jones of Thomasville thought he had a gentleman’s agreement with friend B. A. More...

Car flips on Allen Road

Jeanice Phillips, of Grove Hill, lost control and flipped her Chevrolet Malibu Monday afternoon while traveling down the Allen Road. More...

Salitpa man arrested for recent burglary

A Salitpa man has been arrested in connection with a burglary there. Deron Gilmore was charged with burglary after an investigation by the Clarke County Sheriff’s Department. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

McClain - Free Access

Maurica Lynn McClain, 47, of Manila died Sept. 9, 2013 at Jackson Medical Center. She was a member of St. Matthews No. 1 Baptist Church in Manila. More...

Rogers - Free Access

Mary Louise Rogers, 66, of Bladon Springs died Sept. 7, 2013 at Mobile Infirmary Hospital. She was a member of the Goodwill Baptist Church in Bladon Springs where she served as an usher and with the Hospitality Committee before her health failed. More...

Lee - Free Access

Lizette Lee, 71, of Leroy died Sept. 9, 2013 at Jackson Health Care. She was a native of Met, France. More...

Sports

Bulldogs skin Tigers 61-6

There were 10 different players who produced points and nine different ones who scored for Clarke County as they walloped Monroe County 61-6 last Friday night in Grove Hill. More...

Costly region win for Gators

Friday the 13th was a costly day for the Clarke Prep School Gator football team. More...

Sports Scene

Hate to see my kids hurt

I think I lost count as to how many kids I have. For more than 20 years I have a new batch that springs up and one that moves on to adult life. More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Sept. 3-10 include: Quintin Jerell Whigham, 25, driving without current valid operator’s license, arrested by Fulton Police Dept. More...

Clarke Records

Marriage license applications Rodney Oneal Pearson II, to Jessica Brooke Reid. Christopher Glenn Dunnam, to Cassity Corwren Horton. Kayne Graham Deas, to Megan Anita Howell. Olen Paul Padgett Jr., to Diane Alyssa Barrett. More...

Jackson, T’ville Police Incident Reports

Jackson The following incident reports were recorded by the Jackson Police Department: Domestic situation was reported Sept. 9 at 200 block of West State St. Identity theft was reported Sept. 9 at 1900 block of College Ave. More...

Schools

T’ville 2014 budget is $15.82 million; total students 1,444

The Thomasville City Board of Education approved Tuesday night the fiscal year 2014 budget. Projected total revenue (from all sources) is $14,487,218.00, and expenditures total $15,819,391. More...

Homecoming activities for Clarke County High

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