April 3, 2014 RSS feed / Community

CIVIL WAR IN CLARKE COUNTY

Bacon preferred to Confederate money for paper subscriptions

April 1864 was another quiet month on the warfront. There were skirmishes and small engagements but nothing major. The north continued to successfully edge farther and farther into the Confederacy. More...

Powell takes on street repairs

Norris Powell and his helper Alfred Pennington fill a pot hole on East Cobb St. in Grove Hill with dirt and gravel. More...

‘Chick Chain’ back for youngsters

The Clarke County 4-H Club is once again offering youth the opportunity to take part in the 4-H Chick Chain project. In the Chick Chain project, youth will receive 18 one day old chicks in early June, take them home to raise for about 22 weeks. More...

Confederate memorial service at Amity

The Clarke County Historical Society met Sunday, March 30 at the Amity Baptist Church near Whatley. where the Pvt. James Carlis Anderson Camp No. More...

Benefit ride for burned teen at Dunn’s Shell Saturday

Leroy teen Cordell Ferrell continues to recover from injuries sustained after being burned at a bonfire on Feb. 28. Ferrell continues to receive treatments at the University of South Alabama Medical Center in Mobile. More...

Spring cleanups this month

The Clarke County Citizens Against Litter agency reminds residents in the county that various clean-up efforts will be underway during April. More...

‘For the Love of Art’ annual fundraiser is Saturday night

The Grove Hill Arts Council will present their major spring fundraiser, “For the Love of Art,” from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, April 5 in Studio 122 in downtown Grove Hill. More...

Dragging chain sparks grass fire on 43

Firefighters from the Thomasville, Fulton and Grove Hill Volunteer Fire Departments responded March 26 to an extensive grass fire along the southbound lane of Highway 43 near Old Alameda Road north o More...

Fifth graders graduate from ‘Super Citizen’ program

Fifth graders in the two public school systems of Clarke County graduated recently from the Liberty Learning Foundation’s “Super Citizen” program, in its second year. More...