October 31, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Photos and artifacts sought for Thomasville’s 125-year history exhibit

Organizers of an exhibit commemorating the 125-year history of the City of Thomasville are seeking photos and artifacts. More...

Which one is real?

Cheryl Horton of the Grove Hill Area Chamber of Commerce and Darlene Smith, employee of The Medicine Chest, study the differences between a real and counterfeit $10 bill during a special counterfeit More...

G-P donates to GH Fire Dept.

Georgia-Pacific’s Alabama River Cellulose recently donated $5,000 to the Grove Hill Fire Department. Plant manager and vice president Tim McIlwain, third from left, made the presentation. More...

Trivia Test

1. TELEVISION: What popular TV show features a nerdy physicist named Sheldon? 2. MOVIES: What was the name of Tony Stark’s assistant in “Iron Man”? 3. More...

Attends Honor Flight dinner

Archie Robinson of Gosport shows a medallion he received at a recent dinner in Mobile to honor World War II Honor Flight participants. More...

Square Cup Coffee Shop opens on Main Street

Clarke County newcomer Janice Johnson said she had always wanted to own a coffee shop and when she saw Grove Hill’s renovated Main Street she said, “That’s the place!” Johnson and her husband, the Rev. More...

Allen, Paul to wed Sat. in T’ville

Corrie Laine Allen and Jacob Dennis Paul will exchange marriage vows Saturday, Nov. 2 at 4 p.m. at Pineview Baptist Church in Thomasville. A reception will follow at the home of Donald and Carol Allen. More...

Bassetts Creek bridge work

Work on the right-of-way for a new Bassetts Creek bridge and relief bridge on County Route 15 just south of Jackson is underway and pilings may start to be driven soon. More...

Scammer finally goes to trial

The wheels of justice grind slowly. It was May 2012 that the capture of “Bobby Thompson” was detailed in this column. Thompson had spent the previous eight years scamming people who donated $100 million to the U.S. More...

Talent auditions Oct. 31

The Southwest Alabama Got Talent program will have auditions from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 31 at Clarke County High School in Grove Hill. Applications are free. Admission is $3 to watch the auditions. There is no age limit. More...

CPS holds Fall Fest

Clarke Prep held its fall festival at the school Tuesday evening. There were lots of Halloween dressed goblins and characters as well as fun and games (the hit the coach was offering was a big hit...so to speak!). More...

Clarke-Washington Fair featuring new midway rides, daily activities

Scheduled Nov. 4-9 at Jackson Fairgrounds

The Clarke-Washington Counties Fair, sponsored by the Jackson Rotary Club is returning to Jackson Monday, Nov. 4 - Saturday, Nov. 9. Featured will be the Mississippi Delta shows with more rides and a daily agenda of planned activities. More...

Congressional candidate Burton LeFlore speaks at Coffeeville event

“We’ve got a golden opportunity to bring about change in District 1,” said Burton R. LeFlore, the Democratic candidate for the First Congressional District of Alabama. More...

Help with Medicare at three events

People who are eligible for Medicare can receive free help in choosing among Medicare medical and prescription drug plans for 2014 at enrollment events in Thomasville and Grove Hill on Thursday, Nov. 7, and Friday, Nov. 8 in Jackson. More...

Trivia Quiz Answers

1. “The Big BangTheory”2. Pepper Potts3. Dry mouth4. Baton Rouge5. Jupiter, with 63 moons6. A bag of gold7. Arctic8. Calvin Coolidge9. Outraged10. Cartilage More...

Debuting musicians

The Grove Hill Arts Council hosted its first recital in Studio 122 Oct. 24. Music students from both Clarke and Washington counties have been learning and practicing their violins and fiddles for several months. More...

American Legion Auxiliary bake sale is Mon., Nov. 4

The Grove Hill American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 116, is holding a bake sale Monday, Nov. 4 at 9 a.m. at The Medicine Chest on Main Street. The project is to raise funds to send represenatives to Girls State and to provide aid to local veterans. More...

Pioneer Day 2013

The 14th annual Pioneer Day festival was held Oct. 26 on the grounds of the Clarke County Historical Museum in Grove Hill. The weather was beautiful, and the event attracted a crowd roughly estimated at 2,000. More...