April 14, 2016 RSS feed / Community

Card of Thanks

The family of Robert E. Brooks Sr. thanks you all for the prayers, food and thoughtfulness shared with us during his illness and at his death. Our thanks to Rev. More...

Frankville will welcome top fiddlers this Saturday

39th Annual “Old Time Fiddlers Convention”

The 39th annual “Old Time Fiddler’s Convention” in Frankville is scheduled for Saturday, April 16, at 5 p.m. The event is sponsored by W.N. Reynolds Lodge No. 900. More...

Battling cogongrass a never-ending job

With the advent of spring, flowers, grasses and trees are bursting out. More...

Hampton Inn for T’ville?

Ground was broken for Thomasville’s new hospital one year ago this past week but not a shovelful of dirt has been turned.  But last week the Thomasville Industrial Board heard Mayor Sheldon Day say that a new Hampton Inn hotel planned adja More...

Pictures from the Past

Retired Grove Hill retailer Jackie Duke died April 6 at the age of 80. His death prompted memories of his famous Duke Department Store sidewalk sales including this old photo, likely from the 1970s. More...

Inmate transport costs eating up budget, wearing out vehicles, says sheriff

Sheriff Ray Norris told Clarke County commissioners Tuesday that inmate transportation costs are playing havoc with his budget for salaries and wearing out vehicles as well.  More...

Places in state cook-off

Beef was in the spotlight as young culinary enthusiasts across Alabama convened at Carver High School in Montgomery April 2 for the 55th Annual Junior and Senior High School Beef Cookoff, sponsored by the Beef Check-off program and the Alabama Cattle More...