April 2, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Student’s artwork makes unique marriage proposal

Danny Norris of Grove Hill, a fourth grade teacher at Thomasville Elementary School, got some special help with his March 23 marriage proposal to Whitney Foreman, also of Grove Hill.  More...

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Community

Art show coming to Jackson May 16

Area artists are invited to bring their art to the “Jackson Art Festival” to be held Saturday, May 16 in the Jackson Intermediate School gymnasium from 2 until 7 p.m.  Retired educator David Wilhelm is coordinating the event and said More...

Here’s A Tip!

 If you like taking baths, you can invest in a second rubber bath mat to drape over the side of the tub. More...

T’ville man arrested with marijuana

Sheriff Ray Norris reported that the Drug Task Force along with the Thomasville Police Department conducted a search warrant at a residence in Thomasville on Tuesday afternoon where a large amount of illegal narcotics were seized and an arrest made.& More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Pre-registration for The Run The Hill For Your Art and Sole in Grove Hill is April 3. Make sure you sign-up to get a t-shirt. You can pay on the day of the race if you need to. Just be sure to get your registration form in by April 3. More...

Church News

Church News

The Grove Hill Community Easter Sunrise Service will be held in the Grove Hill Cemetery at 6:30 a.m. Sunday. All area churches are welcomed to attend and participate.   More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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Continuing an inconvenience

There have been several engagement announcements in this newspaper over the last few weeks. Clarke County residents are getting married.  More...

Paying people what they’re worth

The Clarke County Board of Education’s decision to make sure the principal is the highest paid employee at a school is noble and we can understand the reasons Supt. Larry Bagley advocated it and why the board voted for it.  More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of March 24- 31 include:  Brandon Troy Cook, 25, possession of marijuana second degree, use/ possession of drug paraphernalia, $1,500 bond, arrested by Coffeeville Police Dept.  More...

Police Incident Reports

Jackson   The following incident reports were recorded by the Jackson Police Department:  A medical emergency was reported on March 23 in the 100 block of Miller St.  Discharging a firearm was reported on March 23 in the 200 block of L More...

Clarke Records

Property deeds listed  Dated March 19-26  Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance Inc., to Mitchell L. Overstreet.  W.W. Moore Jr., to Christopher Hughes.  Van Chapman Payne-Other, to Garrie L. More...

A fun history lesson

Who says history has to be dull and boring? More...

Big check for local hospital

The Grove Hill Memorial Hospital Auxiliary celebrated its recent $20,000 donation for equipment (such as pain pumps) for the facility with a presentation at the March 26 meeting of board of the Clark More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jackson

Anna Mae Fuller Jackson, 87, traded time for eternity March 19, 2015 at Jackson Medical Center in Jackson.  More...

Andrews

Donald Levon “Don” Andrews, 67, of Naples, Fla. died March 24, 2015 at Physicians Regional Medical Center.  He was born May 19, 1947 in Thomasville. He was a member of the Naples First Church of The Nazarene. More...

Pugh

Samuel Edward Pugh, 49, of Thomasville died March 7, 2015 at Gulf Coast Regional Hospital in Panama City, Fla.  He was born June 13, 1965 in Fulton. He was a construction foreman.  More...

Sports

Lady Gators suffer tough loss to Wilcox

The Clarke Prep School Lady Gators just could not chase across the key run in a 1-0 loss to Wilcox Academy this past weekend in the Lady Wildcat’s Tournament in Camden.  “We battled, but just could not get the run in,” Head Coa More...

CPS Gators get big win over Lowndes

The Clarke Prep School Gators beat Lowndes 7-5 in the Wilcox Tournament last weekend in Camden.  The Gators scored two runs in the sixth inning to get the win as Grey Tucker’s hit delivered the winning run.  More...

ASCC Cheerleaders Receive National Championship Award

Alabama Southern Community College’s Cheerleading squad took first place at Jamfest Nationals Cheerleading Competition in Mobile. More...

Lifestyle

How to Create an Eggs-traordinary Easter Feast

Brighten up your Easter feast with unique flavor twists to refresh traditional dishes like ham and deviled eggs. More...

Bible Trivia

1. Is the book of 1 Samuel in the Old or New Testament or neither?  2. In Luke 21, what shall they see the Son of man coming in “with power and great glory”? Chariot, Cloud, Whirlwind, Burning bush  3. More...

Hand sanitizers vs hand washing

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Schools

‘Parenting Day’ held in county schools

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Grove Hill Elementary releases honor rolls

Grove Hill Elementary School has released the honor rolls for the third nine-week period of the 2014-2015 school year.  All A’s   More...

Book Fair April 6-10 at GHES

The Scholastic Book Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 6-10 at Grove Hill Elementary School.  It is a reading event that brings to school the books kids want to read. More...