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Grove Hill’s Toomer’s Corner?

If you were an Auburn fan Saturday night, you just had to roll something after the Tigers’ last second (literally!) Iron Bowl win over Alabama, 34-28. More...

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Community

Christmas is coming!

Grove Hill’s Christmas street lights and downtown decorations are up. Tuesday, the North Allen Homemakers erected a Christmas tree inside the courthouse (left) and county workers put up a bigger tree on the lawn (right). More...

First the Chick Chain and now the Pig Squeal!

The Clarke and Washington County 4-H programs are very excited to offer a new animal production project.... Project Pig Squeal. The project is intended to teach youth about swine production from the standpoint of raising a healthy food product. More...

Famous Bedsole’s ‘Sleeping Santa’ snoring away in T’ville exhibit

There he was, lying on his little bed, sleeping peacefully on his pillow, for all to see—Santa Claus, moving, breathing, and snoring away in Bedsole’s Department Store window. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Grove Hill United Methodist Church’s Christmas Musical will be Sunday, Dec. 8 at 11 a.m. More...

Church News

Church News

Okalona Methodist Protestant Bible Church will have a special singer Sunday, Dec. 8 at 11 a.m. Stephanie Leavins was born with Muscular Dystrophy and has spent her entire life in a wheelchair. More...

Rev. England to sign copies of new book

The Rev. Bobby A. England, pastor of Morningstar Baptist Church east of Whatley, will be autographing copies of his new book God Is Able at the church Sunday at 12:30 p.m. More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov.25-Dec. 3 include: Thomas Ray Smith, 43, domestic violence third degree, $1,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Clarke Records

Marriage license applications Derlon Jaronn Allen, to Jessica Latoya Henderson. Heath Bostrom Horton, to Haley Lynne Hill. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Police Incident Reports

Jackson The following incident reports were recorded by the Jackson Police Department: Domestic assault was reported Nov. 25 at 500 block of Clolinger Road. Domestic assault was reported Nov. 26 at 200 block of East Ross St. More...

Schools

Holly Kelly named Teacher of the Year

On Nov. 26 Grove Hill Elementary School recognized someone for their dedication and hard work to the boys and girls at Grove Hill Elementary School. More...

Second graders present turkey show

Second Grade students presented a PTO program on Nov. 21 entitled “Terri and the Turkey.” More...

Smith graduates Air Force training in Texas

Air Force Airman 1st Class Myeisha S. Smith graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. More...

T’ville gets emergency CON for 29-bed proposed hospital

The State Health Planning and Development Agency in Montgomery announced Tuesday that an emergency Certificate of Need had been issued to Thomasville Regional Medical Center, LLC, to construct and operate a 29-bed acute care hospital in the City of T More...

Christmas gift for Grove Hill employees

The Grove Hill Town Council considered the following items during their Monday night meeting:  Town employees were approved for a one-time $100 holiday “raise.” Approximately 26 employees are eligible for the money that would be called a More...

Parades abound!

If you want to see a Christmas parade, you have a lot of opportunities between now and Saturday. Grove Hill’s parade is Thursday, Dec. 5 (today) at 4 p..m. followed by Santa being at the Gilmore Senior Center to visit with kids. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Powell - Free Access

Marjorie Gates Powell, 89, of Grove Hill died Dec. 1, 2013 at Mobile Infirmary. She was born April 13, 1924 in Clarke County. She was a member of the Liberty Baptist Church. She was a machine operator at Dumas Manufacturing Company. More...

Bradley

Frances Elizabeth Bradley, 82, of St. Stephens died Nov. 25, 2013 at Jackson Medical Center. She was born Nov. 17, 1931. She loved to laugh and make other people laugh. More...

Chaney

Arthur Lee “Big Daddy” Chaney Sr., age 75, a native of Washington County and a resident of Jackson, departed this life Dec. 2, 2013 at Springhill Memorial Hospital in Mobile. He was a retired machine operator at Boise. Mr. More...

Sports

Gators named to all-star team

Three members of the Class AA state runner up Clarke Prep School Gator football team have been named to the AISA All- Star team. More...

Super 6 is set

WCHS to play for 2A title Friday

Four of six defending state football champions advanced Friday night to the Alabama High School Athletic Association’s 2013 Super 6 State Football Championships Dec. 5-6 at the University of Alabama’s Bryant-Denny Stadium. More...

Trophy buck taken

Cole Johnson, 10-years-old, son of Lamar and Tyrrell Johnson, killed this 8-point buck while hunting with his Mom near Whatley recently. More...

Editorial

Chance & Scyrene

‘Alabama Slammer’ inducted into Australian Hall of Fame

Lower Peach Tree native James Crawford, aka, “The Alabama Slammer” has been inducted into the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame at the 2013 induction dinner which was to be held in late November. More...

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Editor’s Notes

Egg Bowl not the Iron Bowl but it was a good game

I must confess that I had intended all along to write this week about visiting Starkville and attending the Mississippi State-Ole Miss football game on Thanksgiving Day. More...