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Rash of vehicle break-ins over holidays in T’ville

Thomasville law enforcement officials are urging area residents to lock their cars after a rash of thefts from vehicles over the holidays.  “All of the vehicles that have been entered have been unlocked,” said Thomasville Police chi More...

Burns the morning after Christmas

A Fulton family lost their home and all of their possessions in a mobile home fire on Friday, Dec. 26.The mobile home belonging to Charndra Morrissette was a total loss. More...

Kelvin Hill no longer manager of GP’s Naheola paper mill

Kelvin Hill, manager of Georgia Pacific Corporation’s Naheola paper mill in Choctaw County has been named vice president of manufacturing for GP’s Port Hudson, La. Tissue and communication papers operations. More...

Church News

Bible Trivia

1. Is the book of Benaiah in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. 2 Corinthians 5:17 and Galatians 2:20 are among the Bible’s verses to focus on “what” in a new year? Blessings, Moving forward, Grace, Church attendance More...

Chilton Baptist’s wild game feast

Chilton Baptist Church will have a “Praise, Worship and Wild Game Feast,” Sunday, Jan. 4 at 5 p.m. There will be singing and good food. Bro. William Gibbons invites everyone to attend.   More...

Spencer Chapel to honor pastor

Spencer Chapel African Methodist Church of Fulton will honor its pastor, Rev. Franklin Robinson Jr., First Lady, Sis. Naomi Robinson and family Saturday, Jan. 10 at 4 p.m. The church is located at 718 Main Street in Fulton.   More...

Lifestyle

Wins Carlson painting

Sherry Hamilton of Grove Hill was the winner of a painting given away by local artist Irma Brady Carlson to aid a Christmas fund designated to help families in need in Clarke County. More...

A change from black-eyed peas!

There are traditional foods that are prepared on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Many of these dishes symbolize prosperity and fortune. Foods such as pig and fish are eaten in hopes of having a bountiful future. More...

Christmas Day 4-wheeler mishap injures granddad

An accident Christmas afternoon injured a grandfather who was riding his three-year-old grandson on a new fourwheeler, a Christmas present.  Kenneth Garrick of Jackson, who grew up in Grove Hill, was riding his grandson on the airport property More...

Major water leak in T’ville prompts boil water notice

At presstime Tuesday morning, the city of Thomasville continued to struggle to regain pressure in its water system on the south end of the city.  More...

Arrests made in burglary on Walker Springs Road

The Clarke County Sheriff’s Department Criminal Investigation Unit has made an arrest after investigating a burglary around 12220 Walker Springs Road.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Herring - Free Access

Minnie Lee Herring transitioned from this life on Dec. 20, 2014 while at her Frankville home. She was born in Dallas County to Sarah James and Joe Woodard and reared in Frankville by Pearl and Sam Coker. She was a member of the Mt. More...

Wiley - Free Access

Charles Wiley Sr., 68, of McIntosh passed away Dec. 24, 2014. He was born Oct. 27, 1946 to the late Rafe and Ollie Sullivan Wiley. A retiree of BASF, he was an instrument electrician for 42 years. More...

Wiley - Free Access

Rafe Wiley, 97, of McIntosh passed away Dec. 24, 2014.  He was born June 18, 1917 to the late Tom and Dianh Johnson Wiley. He was a World War II veteran and served in the United States Army. He was a member of St. More...

Sports

Area football players make all-state

The Alabama Sports Writers Association released their annual all-state football team recently. Several area football players were honored by the group. This year the ASWA added a second team and cut back on the number of honorable mentions.  More...

Final bowl games

Thursday, January 1st  Outback Bowl Auburn vs. Wisconsin 11 am, ESPN2  Cotton Bowl Baylor vs. Michigan State 11:30 am, ESPN  Citrus Bowl Minnesota vs. More...

Editorial

Cornbread & Buttermilk

When you know it is time to quit — you’d better quit

I’m writing this from a rocking chair, which is an appropriate place to work at this stage of my career. More...

Gone South

Vacuuming in the 21st century

Author’s note: This is not an endorsement of a particular product. No company has paid me to speak highly of what they are seeking to sell to an unsuspecting public, though I am not opposed to the idea. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Alabama political figures who passed away in 2014

As is the custom with my year end column, we will take note of the passing away of notable Alabama political personalities during the year. Some legendary Alabama political icons passed away in 2014.  More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Dec. More...

Family Anonymous support group meets every Thursday in T’ville

Family Anonymous is a support group for friends and family of people that have an addiction to drugs, an abusive partner and any other addiction.  The group helps the family/friends learn to love and let live, without over stressing themselves. More...

Correction

The name of a daughter of Mrs. Coquesa Dotson, nominated as Teacher-ofthe Year at Wilson Hall Middle School, was misspelled in last week’s school page. Her name is spelled Cambree.   More...