December 17, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

YOU NEVER KNOW

YOU NEVER KNOW —Passing motorists and CCHS students did a double-take last Thursday morning when they saw Santa Claus standing in front of the Grove Hill Baptist Church talking on a cell phone. More...

WHO IS THAT?

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Special Sections

Community

Card of Thanks

Please allow the Grove Hill Cultural Arts Center to recognize and thank all of the sponsors for the Community Christmas Concert on Thursday, Dec. 10.  More...

HOSPITAL TREE LIGHTING

HOSPITAL TREE LIGHTING — The annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony was held Tuesday night at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. More...

Be aware of holiday scams that prey on senior citizens

The Alabama Department of Senior Services wants seniors and their family members to exercise extra precaution this holiday season and be on the lookout for scams. More...

Calendar

CALENDAR

Grove Hill’s Christmas Chamber Bucks will be given away Friday, Dec. 18. Register now; you could win!  Mt. Zion #2 Baptist Church will host a Benefit Program for Emma Raines Saturday, Dec. 19 at 6 p.m. More...

Church News

Mullinix looking at permanent ministry work in Nicaragua

What began as a two-year commitment could become a permanent ministry for Jackson native Anna Kate Mullinix.  Mullinix, who is home visiting family until Dec. 30, has already made a huge impact since departing for Nicaragua earlier this year. More...

CHRISTMAS CANTATA AT GROVE HILL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

CHRISTMAS CANTATA AT GROVE HILL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH - The choir of the Grove Hill United Methodist Church presented a Christmas Cantata Sunday, “Behold That Star!” From front left: Nanelle Adams, Bobbie Keller, Amy Clarke Davis, Kim H More...

KIDS PERFORM AT GROVE HILL BAPTIST

KIDS PERFORM AT GROVE HILL BAPTIST — The Children’s Christmas Program was held at Grove Hill Baptist Church Sunday night. Joining in the perfomance were two different age groups of children. More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Dec. 8-15 include: Debra Cumlander, 37, sex offender act, $7,500 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Police Incident Reports

Jackson   The following incident reports were recorded by the Jackson Police Department:   Domestic harassment was reported Dec. 3 in the 2600 block of College Ave.  Shoplifting was reported Dec. More...

Records

Property deeds listed  Dated Dec. 3-10  James McMillian Gibson, to Cary Lee Whiteard.  George Donald Guy-As Trustee, to PABA Farms LLC.  Betty G. More...

Breaking News - 12/17/2015 10:18 AM

One killed in attempted burglary - Free Access

Following is a press release from the Clarke County Sheriff's Department that was issued shortly after 8 a.m. this morning regarding an incident that happened around 3 a.m. More...

GH citizens to have new garbage collector

Advanced Disposal Services Gulf Coast, LLC was awarded Dec. 10 the low bid for solid waste services in the Town of Grove Hill.  The current bid with Republic Services ends Dec. 31. More...

Seven votes puts Richey back on ballot for supt.

Seven is considered a lucky number and it was certainly a lucky number for Lenoise Richey Jr. Tuesday evening as seven votes saved his candidacy for superintendent of education in Clarke County. More...

Career tech programs at CCHS and JHS nationally certified

The welding program at Jackson High School and the industrial maintenance program at Clarke County High School have passed a three-year NCCER (National Center for Construction Education and Research) review in late November.  Larry Bagley, coun More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Wood - Free Access

Carolyn Davis Wood, 73, of Grove Hill passed away Dec. 18, 2015 peacefully at home. She was born November 30, 1942. She was Maw Maw, Miss Carolyn or Mrs. Wood to everyone that she ever met. More...

Tarleton - Free Access

Edna Campbell Tarleton, 87, of Grove Hill died Dec. 20, 2015 at her residence. She was born May 26, 1926 in Grove Hill. She was a member of Union Baptist Church.  More...

Middleton - Free Access

Mary M. Middleton, 73, passed away Dec. 17, 2015 at Mobile Infirmary Medical Center. More...

Sports

Gators beat Southern to get first victory

The Clarke Prep School Gators varsity boy’s team picked up their first win of the season as they beat Southern Academy 55- 48 last week in Greensboro.  More...

Lady Bulldogs are ranked seven in 4A

The Clarke County High School Lady Bulldogs, ranked seventh in Class 4A, downed McIntosh 76- 43 on the road last week.  More...

CCHS blasts Marengo

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs beat the Marengo Panthers 83-43 Monday night in Grove Hill to run their winning streak to three games.  Manuel Davis led CCHS with 15 points. Tavarus Gailliard had 14 points. Diago Bernard had 13 points. More...

Editorial

Is our voting focus misplaced?

Editor’s Notes

As I am writing this on Tuesday evening the Republican presidential candidates are lumbering along through their last debate of the year.  More...

‘Mr. Unknown’ the favored horse

Inside the Statehouse

This week we will conclude our analysis of the potential horses in the 2018 Alabama Gubernatorial Derby.  More...

Hellwestern and Robert Keel too

You asked how Hellwestern got its name. The area once known as the Daniel’s (later Paggett’s) store community had a baseball team that often played a Whatley team.  More...

Schools

Brand new Gillmore Elementary

Open house held Sunday for new $8.2 million school

The new Gillmore Elementary School is bigger than it looks. More...