July 28, 2016 RSS feed / Community

Locals attend Harding Forum in Arkansas

Four area high school students attended the Harding University National Leadership Forum 2016 held in Searcy, Arkansas on June 5-10. They were among 300 delegates from across the country. More...

Vehicles flip in separate accidents

A woman and her 1-year old son were shaken but not badly hurt when Tamera Caves, of Grove Hill, hydroplaned and flipped her car just north of Fulton Juncton Friday afternoon. More...

Wilson among teachers recognized

Katie Wilson, third from left, a math teacher at Lee-Scott Academy in Auburn, was one of a few teachers at the school to receive the J. Smith Lanier Excellence in Education Award for the 2015-16 school year. More...

Greer’s celebrates 100 years

The Greer’s supermarket chain celebrated its 100th anniversary this month. On Saturday, July 16, the Cash- Saver store in Grove Hill held activities. A large water slide, above left, was a hit with youngsters on a hot July afternoon. More...

July 1916 hurricane and flood topic for historical society meet

The Clarke County Historical Society will meet Sunday, July 31 at 2:30 p.m. More...

Paw's Corner

DEAR PAW’S CORNER: I’ve tried to work in obedience training with my puppy, “Spaetzle,” during her morning and evening walks, because I read somewhere that this is the most efficient way to do it. More...

Standing up for and going to bat for the Gulf Coast

Congress Reports

I am so proud to live on the Gulf Coast. From our delicious food to the abundant natural resources, our part of the country is unlike any other.  My family has called this area home since the 1780s. More...

VETERANS POST

Group offers help for homeless veterans

It’s not enough to say we have X number of homeless veterans on the street. Before there can be real solutions, we have to know why those veterans are out there, and specifically what they need. More...

Wreck on Chilton Road

This car overturned on the Chilton Road Tuesday afternoon. The wreck happened about one mile from Highway 43. Brook Hendley was the driver and Brittney Hendley was a passenger. Neither appeared to be seriously hurt. More...

Demos’ Ford prefiles bills to allow lottery and casinos

House Minority Leader Craig Ford, D-Gadsden, announced last week that he will pre-file a pair of lottery bills next week in anticipation of the governor calling a special legislative session. Rep. More...

Outside lights shot out at Winn Fire Station

Two big powerful outdoor flood lights have been shot out on the grounds of the Winn Fire Station. In the photo above you can see the sky through the holes of one of the lights. More...

Alpha Center seeks runners and volunteers for Aug. 5 event

Before football season begins, the Alpha Women’s Resource Center will bring plenty of excitement to Jackson’s Legion Field. The fourth annual Run to the Light 5k, which is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. More...

50-year Masons recognized

Macon Lodge No. 7 of Grove Hill recently honored two of their brothers with 50-year pins recognizing their half a century of service to the fraternal organization. More...

Alabamians at GOP Convention

Laura Payne of Birmingham and Ed Henry of Hartselle were the only two Alabamians elected to the Rules Committee of the Republican National Convention (RNC) at last week’s convention in Cleveland, Ohio. More...

United Way officers are named as fall campaign gears up

The United Way of Clarke County Board recently met to announce its new executive officers. For the upcoming year, Rick Norris will serve as chairman, Julia Ann Deas will be the community impact chair and Lynn Allday will be the treasurer. More...

Buy school supplies tax-free Aug. 5-7

Alabama’s back-to-school sales tax-free weekend is the first weekend in August — Friday, Aug. 5 through Sunday, Aug. 7. More...