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Card of Thanks

A Very Special Thank You — We the Family of the late Butch Horne would like to express our deepest heartfelt thanks to each and everyone during our bereavement. More...

GP investing $110 million in Claiborne mill

Gov. Robert Bentley was in Claiborne Wednesday morning to announce a $110 million expansion of Georgia-Pacific’s Alabama Cellulose mill.  More...

Republic refuses to renew town’s solid waste contract; says it needs more revenue

Grove Hill Mayor Cynthia Jackson reported at Monday’s Town Council work session that Republic Services does not want to renew their current solid waste collection contract with the town.  She had been told by the company that there was not More...

Calendar

Calendar

CA Alabama Antebellum History Program will be Thursday, Oct. 22 at 6 p.m. at Grove Hill Public Library. Jim Phillips of Birmingham will be the guest speaker. More...

Church News

Church News

Okalona Methodist Protestant Bible Church located on the Swimming Pool Road, north of Grove Hill will end its revival services Thursday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. Rev. Ron Giles is the pastor.  More...

Editorial

U.S. Speaker’s job a hot potato

Editor’s Notes

Being speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives used to be a coveted, prestigious position. The speaker has traditionally virtually ruled the House, the largest of the two national legislative bodies. More...

The end is nigh, or not

Gone South

I started writing this on October 6.  Don’t know why.  If it happened on October 7, like they said it would then there wouldn’t be anyone around to read it.  Or publish it.  Then, on October 7, I waited.  All day. More...

Can GOP hold U.S. Senate in 2016?

Inside the Statehouse

There have been monumental budget battles in Washington and Montgomery this year. The big difference is that the State of Alabama has a constitutional requirement that we have a balanced budget. We cannot spend more than we can take in. More...

Groundbreaking for hospital’s new ER is Sunday afternoon

The groundbreaking ceremony for the $4.5 million renovation of the Emergency Room at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 25 in front of the hospital.  A reception will follow in the hospital lobby.  More...

Homecoming court at CCHS

The members of the 2015 Clarke County High Homecoming court are, from left: Band Sweetheart—Mercedes Dunigan; Football Sweetheart—Sally Jordan; 9th grade maid—Jatashia Jewell; 12th grade maid— Shanda Pugh; Queen— Keaundr More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Pugh - Free Access

Mary Estelle Walker Pugh, 85, of Thomasville died Oct. 22, 2015 at Thomasville Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.  More...

White - Free Access

Barbara D. White, 77, of Gosport passed away Oct. 23, 2015 at Jackson Medical Center. She was born March 5, 1938 in Sudbury, Mass. where she lived until she married. She was a homemaker and a member of the North Allen Homemakers Club.  More...

Powers - Free Access

Dominic Angelo “Nick” Powers, 81, of Jackson, passed away Oct. 24, 2015 at his residence. More...

Sports

CCHS beats Selma, Backyard Brawl next

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs came away from Friday night with a region win and a homecoming victory, but it was not nearly as easy as they had hoped in the 48-32 decision over Southside-Selma. More...

Gators defeat Eagles

The Clarke Prep School Gators earned 327 yards, all on the ground, as they beat county rival Jackson Academy 30-14 last Friday night in Grove Hill at Hamilton Field.  Clarke Prep did not attempt a single pass in the contest.  More...

Lady Gators advance

The Clarke Prep School Lady Gators swept Edgewood Academy 25-19. More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

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

Deeds

Property deeds listed  Dated Oct. 9-14   Joann Wanglie Stephens, to James McMillan Gibson.  Hershel D. Jones, to Timothy A. More...

Police Incident Reports

Jackson   The following incident reports were recorded by the Jackson Police Department:  Interfering with custody was reported on Oct. 12 in the 1900 block of Coffeeville Road.  Criminal trespass was reported on Oct. More...

Schools

Middle school students celebrate Homecoming

The Wilson Hall Middle School Homecoming Court was presented Oct. 16 before the Homecoming game at Clarke County High School. More...

WHMS releases honor rolls

Wilson Hall Middle School has released its honor rolls for the first nine-week period:  A Honor Roll   Fifth Grade  Josie Tucker Anderson, Madison Paige Kearley, Mikaya Jenay King, Reagan Elisabeth Moore and Pace Addison Young  Si More...