May 15, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Judge says hunting lessee doesn’t have legal grounds to sue for easement rights

The saga of a continuing easement dispute between landowners and a hunting lessee continued last week with a Clarke County circuit judge ruling that the lessee lacks standing to an easement. More...

Woman prepares tax returns but then steals refunds

A Whatley woman who prepared income taxes for people has been arrested, charged with diverting the tax refunds owed two individuals into an account for her own use.  Clarke County Sheriff’s  Department Chief Investigator Ron Baggette More...

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Community

Community Calendar

The Arc of Clarke County will be hosting a Paper Crafts class this Friday, May 16 from 5 until 7 p.m. with instructor J. Nisbet-Hoyle. Contact Bridgett Shewmake McLean at 251- 246-3120 to register for this class.   More...

New voting machines to be used June 3

Clarke County election officials will be using new voting machines for the June 3 primary. More...

Tandy Harvell receives Troy University degree

Tandy Harvell of Grove Hill graduated from Troy University during Spring Commencement ceremonies Friday, May 9 in Trojan Arena on the Troy Campus.  More than 700 students representing 24 states and 14 nations took part in the ceremony. Gen. More...

Church News

Church News

Grace Chapel Church of Coffeeville will have a congre- gational singing Saturday, May 17 at 6:30 p.m. led by Donald Jackson. Everyone is invited to come and join.   More...

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Congrats, grads!

Congratulations are due to all the high school grads in the area. More...

Grove Hill can copy T’ville’s dilapidated buildings ordinance

Grove Hill municipal leaders need to pick up a Thomasville Times from last week. A page and a half legal notice detailed a new dilapidated building ordinance now in force in that city.  More...

Records

Records

Marriage license applications  William Christopher Baugh, to Robin Danielle Burge.  Franklin Roosevelt Grayson Jr., to Laquisha Marie Cowan.  Spencer Jarmon Dorsey, to Natacha Renetta Jones.  Marriage license applications are just More...

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of May 6- 13 include:  Davie Jemario Williams, 26, two counts non-child support, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept.  Geneva Michelle Snell, 38, theft of property fir More...

Police Incident Reports

Jackson   The following incident reports were recorded by the Jackson Police Department:  An arrest was made on April 27 by the Washington County Sheriff’s Department for a pickup on warrants for failure to appear from the Jackson Pol More...

Loggers say they are big contributors to economy

Commissioner Moye’s remarks that log trucks tear up roads rile timbermen

The impact of the logging industry on the economy and the roads of Clarke County was a top issue Monday at the administrative meeting of the Clarke County Commission.  More...

County will advertise for assistant administrator

The Clarke County Commission voted Tuesday to advertise for an assistant county administrator position.  Commissioner Jackie Ray Rush voted against the motion. More...

Commissioners OK $59,000 bid for new animal shelter

The Clarke County Commission approved Tuesday the bid for the new metal building that will house the proposed county animal shelter.  A $59,000 bid from Quin- Co of Mobile was approved for a building 60 feet x 70 feet with 10-foot ceilings which More...

Ramble T’ville sites in honor of KTW’s birthday

Join the Kathryn Tucker Windham Museum in Thomasville June 6 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for “A Celebration of Memories” in honor of the late author Kathryn Tucker Windham’s June 2 birthday.  More...

Car snaps utility pole

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Obituaries - Free Access

Smith - Free Access

William Marion Franklin Smith, 76, of Thomasville died May 12, 2014 at Mobile Infirmary Medical Center. He was born May 11, 1938 in Yellow Bluff. He was a member of the Springfield Methodist Protestant Church. More...

Gould - Free Access

Master Javoni Rashon Gould was born Nov. 19, 2004 to Derek L. Gould and Jennifer Pabunan Balagot in Killeen, Texas  More...

McClellan - Free Access

Susan Reane McClellan, 39, a former resident of Grove Hill, passed away Sunday, May 11, 2014 in Midway, Georgia.  Susan was a graduate of Clarke County High School and attended Alabama Southern Community College.   More...

Sports

Gators capture state title

Gator Pile!

The bitter pill sat for one year. The mantra “Unfinished Business” was used frequently. More...

Lady Bulldogs fall at regional tourney

The Clarke County High School Lady Bulldogs saw their hopes of a state tournament bid come up short as they lost 3-2 to area nemesis UMS-Wright this past Saturday in Gulf Shores at the South Regional. More...

Truevine Baptist to hold hoops tournament June 7 at CCHS

Truevine Baptist Church Annual Basketball Tournament will be Saturday, June 7 at the Clarke County High School Gym from 9 a.m. until 11 Registration will be before the tournament starts. More...

Lifestyle

Weddings this Saturday

Drinkard-Faircloth   Whitney Cameron Drinkard and William Merrill Faircloth III will exchange marriage vows Saturday, May 17 at 6 p.m. More...

Magnolia Club hears about Alpha

The Southern Magnolia Woman’s Club meeting was held on Thursday, February 20, at the Alfa Building, with Harla Barnes, Nancy Powell and Sharon Reid as hostesses.  More...

Schools

Students visit Advocacy Center

The English Department at Clarke County High School has been extremely busy this year teaching the new course of study and preparing our students for various assessments, such as Global Scholars, ACT, and End of Course tests.  More...

DECA students experience CNN

Clarke County High School students Miranda Frith, Potricia Clark, Khaliyah Malone, and Chad Henderson recently attended the DECA International Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Atlanta along with 17,000 other students and advisors from around t More...

Freshmen take Microsoft course

Freshmen in Ashlie Flowers’ Career Preparedness course recently participated in the Microsoft Digital Literacy online course. More...