November 21, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Undisclosed settlement in accident case

A wrongful death civil jury trial was in its third day and drawing close to a conclusion when the plaintiff and defense attorneys conferred and settled the case. The settlement reached last Thursday, Nov. 14 was not disclosed. More...

Coffee and the issues

State Sen. Marc Keahey, D-Grove Hill, talks with Clarke County Commissioners Tyrone Moye and Elma Averett during a special “Coffee at the Courthouse” event that was held Nov. More...

Grove Hill paying portion of traffic light at Hebron Rd. - 43

The Grove Hill Town Council voted Monday night to pay $16,250 toward the cost of a traffic light on Highway 43 at Hebron Road. More...

Special Sections

Community

Rev. William T. Lesueur lauded at GH Citizen of Year banquet

Rev. William T. Lesueur was recognized Nov. 14 as the Grove Hill Citizen of the Year during a banquet held at the Senior Center. The Citizen of the Year program is sponsored by the Grove Hill Civitan Club. More...

Winn Volunteer Fire Department

The Winn Volunteer Fire Department’s firehouse is shown along with equipment and firefighters. The department was organized in the mid 1980s. More...

Couple writes ‘The Tilted World’ together

Tom Franklin and Beth Ann Fennelly to autograph books at Gift Gallery Saturday

Writing is hard work. It is also often lonely hard work because a writer must churn out the words on his or her own. Collaborations between writers are harder because then you have two or more people who must agree on every sentence. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

The Grove Hill Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will sponsor its $5 and $10 Jewelry Sale Thursday, Nov. 21 and 22, just in time for Christmas shopping. Everything from rings to necklaces to tote bags and more will be on sale at the event. More...

Church News

Area Church Announcements

New Home Church will have a concert Thursday, Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. featuring “The Punches Family.” There will be no charge for admission but a love offering will be received. More...

Editorial

Traffic signal a must for 43 and Cobb

If two bad wrecks on one day, Nov. 13, 2013 aren’t proof of the need of traffic signals on the Highway 43 bypass in Grove Hill, we don’t know what is. More...

Cornbread & Buttermilk

One more mug of Apple Jack

We’ve been doing this — the four of us —for nearly 20 years now, and the question had never come up — until this year. More...

Political Cartoon

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Trying to navigate Hebron Rd. intersection

Two drivers received minor injuries Nov. More...

Grove Hill Citizen of Year honored

Rev. William T. Lesueur (center), 2013 Grove Hill Citizen of the Year, is presented his plaque Nov. 14 by Cheryl Horton (left), president of the Civitan Club, and Rev. More...

Lower Peach Tree man dies en route to Grove Hill hospital

Mother runs off highway as son slumps over

A Lower Peach Tree resident died Wednesday morning en route to the Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Gaddy - Free Access

James Clyde Gaddy, 78, of Thomasville died Nov. 21, 2013 at Mobile Infirmary. He was born March 15, 1935 in Thomasville. He was a member of the Thomasville Baptist Church. He was a retired paper mill maintenance worker. More...

Bedsole - Free Access

Howard Woodrow Bedsole Jr., 68, of Grove Hill died Nov. 21, 2013 at his residence.He was born March 29, 1945. He was a member of Tompkins Baptist Church. He served in the Alabama National Guard. He was a retired store room clerk with Weyerhaeuser. More...

Gibson - Free Access

Michael Anthony Gibson, 53, of Chatom died Nov. 18, 2013 at Washington County Infirmary Hospital in Chatom. More...

Sports

Her first deer

Ali Norris, 11, killed her first deer, a nine-point buck, while hunting on a youth hunt in Marengo County with her father, Sheriff Ray Norris, over the weekend. More...

GATORS GOING TO TROY!

Come from behind to beat Patrician 36-30 to make it to title game

Using the mantra “We Believe” the Clarke Prep School Gators continued their march through the playoffs, punching their ticket for the AISA Class AA state title game with their come-from-behind 36-30 win over Patrician last Friday night. More...

No deja’vu for Aggies as they beat Lions

The Jackson Aggies avenged last seasons playoff loss to Briarwood Christian by dominating the Lions 24-7 without starting quarterback Matthew Jordan. More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov. 12- include: Angel Portis, 36, violation probationfelony, $250 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Jackson, T’ville Police Incident Reports

Jackson The following incident reports were recorded by the Jackson Police Department: Harassment was reported Nov. 11 at 500 block of East Pearl St. Theft from a yard was reported Nov. 11 at 8000 block of Highway 43. A wreath was stolen. More...

Clarke Records

Marriage license applications Corey Cornelius Douglas, to Latasha Renee Carter. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. Property deeds listed Nov. 6-13 Lora A. More...

Schools

School board approves resolutions for new Gillmore Elementary School

The Clarke County Board of Education approved two housekeeping resolutions Nov. 14 as the next steps toward the construction of a new Gillmore Elementary School in Jackson. More...

Thomasville school board extends Supt. Adkison’s contract until mid-2017

The Thomasville Board of Education voted Nov. 12 to extend the contract of school superintendent Dr. Vic Adkison until June 30, 2017. More...

A lot of turkey plates!

Clarke Prep School held its annual turkey dinner fundraiser Tuesday and it was one of the best ever with over 700 plates reportedly being sold. More...