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UA group to jazz up Christmas!

The Grove Hill Arts Council will present a “Community Christmas Concert” featuring the University of Alabama Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Standards Combo at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. More...

COME IN

COME IN: Guests were welcomed to the home of Charlie and Sherry Hamilton during the Christmas Tour of Homes in Grove Hill Sunday. See more photos inside.   More...

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Fatal accidents

Silas man dies in wreck on Highway 17   An early morning two-vehicle collision on Highway 17 in Choctaw County claimed the life of a Silas man Monday.  Larry Brian Adams, 37, was identified by state troopers as the fatality. More...

Choctaw to lease, reopen Bladon Springs Park

Bladon Springs State Park could soon reopen under the charge of Choctaw County.  The Choctaw Sun-Advocate reports this week that the county commission agreed to the terms of a lease agreement with the Alabama State Parks Commission that would al More...

‘Fat Daddy’ and others arrested in Thomasville cocaine bust

Officers from the Thomasville Police Department, with assistance from the Clarke County Sheriff’s office, arrested four people at a house on Martin Luther King Street Dec. More...

Calendar

CALENDAR

The HIPPY Christmas Celebration will be Thursday, Dec. 10 at 6 p.m. at Grove Hill Elementary School.  More...

Church News

Announcements

The Lower Peach Tree United Methodist Church’s Candlelight Christmas will be Sunday, Dec. 13 at 4 p.m. Special guests will be members of the chancel choir of the Jackson United Methodist Church who will present a portion of their Cantata. More...

Midway Baptist celebrates 100th

Midway Baptist Church of Dickinson celebrated its 100th year church anniversary on Saturday, Nov.14.  More...

The most precious gift of all

Pastor’s Corner

I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving celebration with your family and friends. This sure is a wonderful time of the year! This year, I hope that you take time to enjoy worshipping the Savior and spending time with your family and friends! More...

Records

Police Incident Reports

Jackson   The following incident reports were recorded by the Jackson Police Department:  Suspicious circumstances were reported Dec. 1 at College Ave. and Walker Springs Road.  Disorderly person was reported Dec. More...

CLARKE COUNTY ARRESTS

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

Clarke Deeds

Property deeds listed  Dated Nov. 24-Dec. 2  Janet M. McKee, to McKee Properties LLC.  Carlos Newton, to Dusty Newton.  Sheila S. More...

Demos to pick supt. candidate; likely Richey

Clarke County Democrats will meet next week to appoint a nominee for superintendent of education. More...

Arrests made for separate sex offender violations

The Clarke County Sheriff’s Department investigated two sex offender cases this week. One investigation was in conjunction with the Thomasville Police Department who arrested Roger Dwain Moody Jr. More...

Methodist minister spent his career promoting racial equality, tolerance

First sermon as a pastor was day Pearl Harbor attacked

He’s 96 now and long retired from the ministry but the Rev. Ray Whatley saw much in a long career with the United Methodist Church that started on Sunday, Dec. More...

SANTA PAWS!

SANTA PAWS! — The new Clarke County Animal Shelter held an open house Sunday afternoon. A doggie in a Santa outfit was there for animals and people alike to be photographed with.   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

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Angel Lynette Jackson, 41, passed away Dec. 8, 2015 in Thomasville. She is survived by her husband, Ricky Jackson Sr., Salipta; son, Ricky Jackson Jr.; daughter, Alyssa C. More...

Reed - Free Access

Lela Allen Reed, 82, passed away Dec. 1, 2015 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital.  She is survived by her sister, Dorothy Allen, Thomasville; brother, Floyd Allen, Fernadale and many neices and nephews.  The service was Dec. 9 at New Hope No. More...

Sports

CCHS wins at Wilcox

The Lady Bulldogs of Clarke County went on the road last Saturday and beat Wilcox-Central 56-39 in Camden.  “The girls played really well,” Head Coach Rhonda Wright said. More...

Bulldogs fall to Jags

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs suffered a 63-46 loss to the Wilcox- Central Jaguars last Saturday night in Camden.  Tavarus Gailyard led the team in scoring with 12 points. Clifton Darrington added 11 points. More...

Lady Gators beat Southern, boys fall 58-55

The Lady Gators from Clarke Prep School got their first of the season as they beat Southern Academy 25-22 last Tuesday in Grove Hill.  “We rebounded the ball extremely well versus our first game of the season,” Head Coach Will Floren More...

Editorial

Flags are at perpetual half-mast

Editor’s Notes

Flags are traditionally lowered on Dec. 7 in honor of the 2,402 who died at Pearl Harbor, 74 years ago this past Monday. More...

Don’t think Hank done it this way

Gone South

My buddy Brad (“Bradley Bob” to his closest) made that observation reflecting on a video by a modern country “artist” - I think it was Garth Brooks, but Brad claims he would never say such about a fellow Okie. More...

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Schools

Students recognized for writing

Several CPS students were named in the Top 12 for Grove Hill Public Library Creative Writing Contest. More...

Mr. & Miss CPS named

Mr. and Miss CPS and runners-up for 2015-16 are, from left: Mr. More...

Patriot’s Pen winners announced

Clarke Prep students swept the local 2015-16 Patriot's Pen contest. More...