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Dwayne Gates checks out the fresh locally grown produce at the first farmers market in Thomasville Saturday. Grove Hill’s opened last Thursday and continues on Thursdays through the summer. More...

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Community

A new ER for the hospital

Here are the architect’s drawings for the proposed emergency room renovation at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. for more details. The hospital is requesting a new one-cent sales tax from the town to help fund the $4 million project. More...

Back in business!

A popular eatery in downtown Grove Hill is back in business after being closed for a couple of weeks. More...

Resource police officer hired for Jackson schools

A new resource police officer has been hired for Jackson schools in the Clarke County Schools District.  Officer J.T. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

The Clarke County Board of Human Resources meeting will be Friday, June 19 at 10 a.m. The public is invited to attend.   Paul Harbison: The Fable Factory will be presented at 2 p.m. on June 23 in the Thomasville Civic Center. Admission is free. More...

Church News

Church News

All In Christ Holiness Church Apostolic Holiness Inc. will have its First Annual Apostolic Conference. The theme will be “What’s happened to the church? More...

Australian theme for GH Baptist VBS

Vacation Bible School was held June 5-7 at Grove Hill Baptist Church. More...

UMS VBS features cool ‘Everest’ theme

“Everest” was the chilly theme for a hot day June 15 for the opening of Vacation Bible School at Grove Hill United Methodist Church. More...

Lifestyle

Collecting

Q: I have an opportunity to buy a Wheaties cereal box from 1977 featuring Bruce Jenner. The asking price is $300. Do you think this is a good deal? — Bob, Chesterfield, Missouri  More...

Honey’s sweet healing qualities

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am diabetic and had a sore on my big toe about a year ago that wouldn’t heal, so my podiatrist sent me to a doctor at a hospital wound center. More...

Jackson-Ezell to wed Saturday in Mt. Zion No. 2 Baptist Church

Gioia Chantel Jackson and JaCoby LaKeith Ezell will exchange marriage vows Saturday, June 20 at 4 p.m. at Mt. Zion #2 Baptist Church in Grove Hill. A reception will be held at the H.W. Pearce Jr. More...

Schools

Awards ceremony held at elementary school

The Grove Hill Elementary School Awards Ceremony for the 2014-2015 school year was held May 22 in the school gym.  The awards included:  All A Honor Students  Kindergarten   More...

Electrical wiring stolen at AC plant

After someone broke into the vacant AC Fabricating plant on Highway 43 and stole a fortune in electrical wiring a few weeks ago, a surveillance camera was installed. More...

‘Mama Patti’ has seen and heard it all working with local drug program

She’s knocked on doors at 2 o’clock in the morning, rousing people out of bed to get them to tinkle in a cup. More...

1891 autograph book owner ID’d; questions sparked about his death

One mystery was solved with the aid of an Internet cemetery listing and the 1893 issue of The Clarke County Democrat. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Williamson - Free Access

Timothy Wayne Williamson, 70, of Gosport died June 1, 2015 at Mobile Infirmary Medical Center. He was born Sept. 15, 1944. He was a material engineer with the Alabama Department of Transportation for 38 years. More...

Brown - Free Access

Horace Brown, 64, transitioned into eternity on Saturday, June 13, 2015 while at his Manila community residence.   More...

Taylor - Free Access

Lakeshia Renee “KeKe” Taylor, 37, of Calera transitioned into eternity June 7, 2015 while at Princeton Baptist Hospital in Birmingham.  She was born July 8, 1977 to Hazel Taylor and Eddie Steven Brown.  More...

Sports

GH Class A all-stars sweep Monroeville

The Grove Hill Class A (5 & 6-year-old) baseball allstars swept the Monroeville team in three straight games to win the district title this past weekend in Grove Hill.  Now they will travel to Ashford, Ala. More...

CCHS hosts hoops camp

Clarke County High School held a basketball camp recently to work on fundamental skills with area youth. There was a great turnout to learn ball handling skills and other things from Bulldog players and coaches. More...

Swimming lessons offered

Timberlane Pool will be offering swimming lessons June 22-26 from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m.  The cost is $50 for nonmembers and $40 for members.  For more information call 251-769-9774.   More...

Editorial

Give a penny to help our hospital

Finally, we may be putting the horse ahead of the cart instead of vice versa.  That is in reference to the proposal to pass an additional one-cent sales tax in Grove Hill to help fund renovations to the emergency room at Grove Hill Memorial Hosp More...

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Full Story

Another investment opportunity?

Since I always include my email address with my columns, occasionally one of my intensely ambivalent readers will write to comment on what I have written.  Sometimes the letters are better than the columns.  More...

Records

Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of June 9-16 include:  Jonathan Snell, 32, contempt of court, domestic violence third degree (harassment), non-child support-continued, youthful offender, probation violation-felony, More...

Incident Reports

Jackson   The following incident reports were recorded by the Jackson Police Department:   Property damage was reported on June 5 in the 100 block of Wilson Court.  Public intoxication was reported on June 8 in the parking lot of Jacks More...

Records

Property deeds listed  Dated June 4-10  Rebecca J. Collmar, to William J. Collmar.  Brian G. Tucker, to Billy G. Jackson.  Plante Moran Trust-As Trustee, to Skyler Woods.  Charles R. Brown, to Theresa A. More...