September 15, 2016 RSS feed / Community

T’ville Hampton on hold; hospital still a go, says Mayor Day

Hotel groundbreaking off pending Memphis hearing By Jeff Byrd Special to The Democrat The scheduled Friday ground breaking for Thomasville’s new Hampton Inn has been postponed, according to Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day. More...

BBQ pit uncovering prompts memories

Faye Deavers Jordan said the uncovering of the old barbecue pit from her parents’ restaurant, now City Drugs, brings back lots of memories.  The new owners are remodeling the building and opened up the long-closed addition where the pit wa More...

Jean Butts celebrates 80th

Jean Butts of Grove Hill was honored by her family with a reception recognizing her 80th birthday Saturday evening at the Thomasville Civic Center. She is shown with husband, Jimmy. Friends and family turned out for refreshments and fellowship. More...

Spilled logs

A log truck driver said he ditched his truck in Whatley Monday afternoon to avoid hitting a stopped school bus. No one was hurt, including the unidentified driver who was lucky as the logs came forward, past and over the cab of his truck.   More...

Awards presented at Clarke Farmers Federation meeting

Two recognitions were made at the Aug. 25 annual meeting of the Clarke County Farmers Federation. More...

Deadline near for Grove Hill Citizen of Year nominations

The Grove Hill Civitan Club is accepting nominations for Grove Hill’s Citizen of the Year. More...