May 29, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

GD Copper’s official start

Gov. Robert Bentley was in Sunny South Wednesday for the formal opening of the new GD Copper USA plant. More...

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Community

Development Foundation holds luncheon

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Grove Hill Fire Department seeking new members

The Grove Hill Volunteer Fire Department is seeking a few good men, or women, as volunteer firefighters.  The current fire department has a force of 24 firefighters and has three trucks in service. More...

Moving the first dirt for new Gillmore

A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Gillmore Elementary School was held May 21 in front of the school gym. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

The Out of the Darkness Campus Walk and Suicide Awareness 5K will be Saturday, May 31 at 8 a.m. at Gates Drive Park in Thomasville. For more information call 334- 636-5540 or email amerieg@hotmail.com.   More...

Church News

Church News

Jones Chapel Church of Christ located on Highway 154 in Coffeeville will have a gospel meeting Friday, May 30 at 7 p.m. with Jeff Belknap, Saturday, May 31 at 7 p.m. with Ben Sorrell and Sunday, June 1 at 10 a.m. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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Sexton for State Senate

Five candidates are running for the District 22 seat of the Alabama Senate. All are Republicans. All say they are conservatives. More...

Mosquito time

The Grove Hill mosquito truck has started spraying for the pesky insects.  The sprayer running through the neighborhoods should be a reminder to everyone to check for standing pockets of water. More...

Sheriff, commissioners’ races on ballot

Voter turnout could be extremely light Tuesday, June 3 with few local races on either the Democratic or Republican ballots and no real competitive or high profile state races to draw interest.  Some Clarke County voters are likely to be upset wi More...

Over 25% of residents use food stamps

The use of food stamps in Clarke County increased during the recession, assisting families in stretching their food dollars, contributing to local spending and helping spark a national debate about the future of the federal nutrition program.  More...

Site work approved for new animal shelter

Site work for the new county animal shelter was approved Tuesday morning by the Clarke County Commission.  Danny Broadhead, county maintenance supervisor, recommended that the new 60-foot wide by 10-foot high by 70-foot long metal building, whic More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Rodgers - Free Access

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Rodgers - Free Access

Willie Lee Rodgers, age 67, entered into rest Monday, May 26, 2014 at his Jackson residence.  The service will be held on Saturday, May 31, 4:30 p.m., at Mt. Olive No. 2 Baptist Church in Jackson. The Rev. Stevenson E. More...

Moore - Free Access

Sadie J. Moore, a native of Prestwick and resident of Jackson, entered into rest on Monday, May 26, 2014 at Princeton Baptist Medical Center in Birmingham.  More...

Sports

CCHS Bulldogs beat Linden, Millry

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs completed their spring drills by beating Linden 12-0 and Millry 33-0 last Thursday in Grove Hill.  The Bulldogs started off against Linden.  Justin Smith scored on a QB sneak and then later tossed a TD More...

7 & 8-year-old softball all-stars

The members of the 7 & 8-year-old Grove Hill all-star team are (not in order): Kaylee Abston, Hadli Baggett, Alexis Chapman, Libby Ivey, Lily Jones, Amaya McFadden , Alissa Nelson, Erica Rester, More...

7 & 8-year-old baseball all-stars

The members of the 7 & 8-year-old Grove Hill baseball all-star team are, front row (l to r): Jacob Wiggins, Tamyus Pugh, Mason Ikner, Drayton Kelley, Trenton Dixon and Marc Keahey II. More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of May 20-27 include:  Justin Ladon Perkins, 45, possession of marijuana first degree, carrying concealed weapon, $8,500 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept.  Jo More...

Incident Reports

Jackson  The following incident reports were recorded by the Jackson Police Department:   An arrest was made for theft on May 19 at Pic n Save on College Ave. More...

Records

Marriage license applications  Andrei Vidale Goines, to Latoya Shanee Robinson.  George Edward Guy, to Kimberly Beleta Dunagan.  Christopher Golden Coleman, to Kayla Michelle Coleman.  Derrick Dewayne Barnett, to Leslie Deshae Lew More...

Schools

Honor society inducts 52 at ASCC

Fifty-two students from the Gilbertown, Monroeville and Thomasville campuses of Alabama Southern Community College were inducted into the Phi Upsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society on April 4 on the Thomasville campus.  More...