November 3, 2016 RSS feed / Community

Lumberjack competition always a big draw at Jackson Fall Festival

The lumberjack competition, which is always a crowd favorite at the annual Jackson Fall Festival, is much more than just a test of skills. More...

Over 1,000 wildfires in October

Since the first of October, a total of 1,028 wildfires have destroyed 11,232 acres across the state of Alabama. And the situation is only getting worse as there is no rain in sight.  More...

Early morning Tallahatta Springs Rd. wreck Tuesday injures woman

A Thomasville woman was entrapped in her vehicle after an early Tuesday morning wreck on Tallahatta Springs Road, according to deputies from the Clarke County Sheriff’s Department.  More...

Welcoming Physician’s Care of Grove Hill

Dr. Huey Kidd and staff held a ribbon cutting and open house last week at the new  Physician’s Care of Grove Hill, located in the Gilmore Building on Clarke Street.   More...

Car chase, manhunt ends when man caught in T’ville

Alabama State Troopers caught a male subject who drove off from a traffic stop, and then in the subsequent chase on U.S. Highway 43, caused a wreck near the Gates Drive intersection in south Thomasville on Monday afternoon. More...

40 Years Ago

From The Democrat’s November 1976 issues

Nov. 8-14, 1976 as Soil Testing and Lime Use Kickoff Week in Clarke County. More...

Tater truck arrives

Here’s what 1,000 cases of sweet potatoes looks like. An annual fundraiser of Macon Lodge No. 7 of Grove Hill is selling sweet potatoes for the holidays. The truck arrived last week at the old Wiggins Furniture. More...

Fair in Jackson

The Clarke-Washington Counties Fair opened in Jackson Monday night, Halloween. The fair continues through Saturday. There are lots of rides, carnival games, food and exhibits.   More...