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Hunters lose access to over 17,000 acres on Boykin WMA

Scotch WMA’s 19,480 acres operates under similar agreement

Scotch Wildlife Management Area is one of several large parcels of land statewide managed by the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for public hunting and other outdoor recreational activities.  The 19,480-acre tract draws More...

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Community

Variety of options for county waste disposal

The Clarke County Commission has shown a recent emphasis on the cleanup of garbage on county roads and the need to encourage better participation in the county solid waste program.  The Clarke County Citizens Against Litter volunteer committee p More...

Campbell Landing Rd. in line for more funds

Clarke County has been recommended for additional funding for a paving project at Campbell’s Landing.  The landing and adjoining 80-acre Bashi Creek Park are located near the Morvin community, 18 miles northwest of Thomasville, and provide More...

Fulton annual gospel singing, 5K run will be Saturday, Oct. 3

The annual gospel singing fundraiser for the volunteer Fulton Fire and Rescue will be held at 4 p.m. on Oct. 3 in the town square.  Admission is free and the public is invited. More...

Sports

Games for some, tune-ups for others

Clarke Prep School and Clarke County High, along with teams from around the state continue their work towards opening day.  More...

Pee Wee football sign-ups continue

The Grove Hill Pee Wee football season is getting closer and organizers are signing up players and cheerleaders for the upcoming games.  The fee is $60 for football and $80 for cheerleaders. More...

CPS falls to Macon-East in v’ball

The Clarke Prep Lady Gators battled but fell 8-25, 12-25 and 16-25 to topranked Macon-East last Friday at home.  Macon-East is the defending state champion in Class AA while Clarke Prep was the runner-up in Class A last year.  More...

Con artists get $27,000, vehicle titles

The Clarke County Sheriff’s Department arrested a Macon County man Friday, Aug. 14 for extortion and elderly abuse (financial exploitation). A female is also being charged in the scam case.  More...

GH council OK’s sewer project of $280,492

The Grove Hill Town Council approved a low bid of $280,492.80 from Gulf Coast Underground of Mobile for the sanitary sewer rehabilitation project near the Wilson Hall Middle School.  More...

Clarke DHR provides food assistance for 2,800 households

Alvin Reed, the interim director of the Clarke County Department of Human Resources (DHR) gave an administrative report Aug. 13 to the county DHR board.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Murphy - Free Access

Maria Danielle Murphy, 40, passed away Aug. 20, 2015.  More...

Bradley - Free Access

Carl Russell Bradley, 63, of Jackson, passed away Aug. 22, 2015.  More...

Mauldin - Free Access

Linda Kay Jackson Mauldin, 61, of Saraland passed away Aug. 21, 2015 at Mobile Infirmary.  More...

Business

USBI reports net income of $774,000 for second quarter

United Security Bancshares, Inc. More...

50 years in the funeral business

Rocky Bumpers, right, owner of Bumpers Funeral Homes in Butler and York, was honored recently at the 129th annual meeting of the Alabama Funeral Directors Association held in Point Clear recognizing 50 years of service to the funeral industry. More...

Goshen restaurant beats out Big Mike’s to advance in state’s best steak contest

A resident in Goshen, in Crenshaw County, beat out Thomasville’s Big Mike’s Steakhouse to advance in the Alabama’s Best Steak contest.  Big Mike’s had made the final eight and was competing against the Old Barn Restaurant More...

Calendar

Calendar

Rock Bar Baptist church of Coffeeville will have a gospel singing program Saturday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. More...

Church News

Church News

Full Gospel Apostolic Church of God of St. Stephens will continue its revival Thursday, Aug. 20 and end Friday, Aug. 21 at 7 p.m. nightly. The evangelist for the week will be Rev. Kevin Jackson of Mt. Olive No. More...

Editorial

Card of Thanks

To the many friends and relatives who sent food, cards, beautiful flowers and plants during our time of sorrow and loss of our precious Wife, Mother and Grandmother, Judy, Thank you all. More...

Commission squabbles getting old

Editor’s Notes

I had fully intended to lead off this week with the ineptness of the Alabama Legislature in failing a second time to pass a state budget.  But, local issues come first and our Clarke County Commissioners steal the top spot for the show they put More...

The best wedding I never attended

Gone South

On August 1, 2015, Beth Ann married Ty and nobody came to the wedding.  Let me explain.  More...