November 24, 2016 RSS feed / Community

Scholarship established to honor Rev. Frank Smith

On Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 11 a.m. the children of the late Rev. Frank and Etta Pearl Smith will be in attendance at the chapel service at Selma University to donate funds to establish an academic scholarship honoring the legacy of Rev. Frank Smith. More...

GH Council reappoints personnel department heads

Municipal committee appointments made and reaffirmed as well

All of the department heads were reappointed by the Grove Hill Town Council at Monday’s regular meeting. More...

Hwy. 84 accident west of Coffeeville fatal for Silas man

A Silas man was killed early Saturday morning, Nov. 20 in a one- vehicle crash in Choctaw County. The crash occurred about 1: 55 a. m. on U. S. Highway 84 near the 21- mile marker, one- and- a- half miles west of Coffeeville. More...

Fulton’s Christmas Parade

First of the season, held Nov. 19.
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‘Art on Main’

The Grove Hill Cultural Arts Center held its “Art on Main” open house last Thursday evening, Nov. 17. Top left, Jim Herod and Mayor Cynthia Jackson danced in the street. More...

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A fire at the Thomasville Burger King around 8 o’clock Tuesday morning caused extensive damage. No flames were visible outside of the building but smoke poured from under the eaves and filled the interior. More...

Clarke’s jobless rate up slightly to 10.9%; second highest in state

Clarke County’s unemployment rate ticked up slightly from September to October, from 10.5% to 10.9%. The county has the second highest jobless rate in the state; only Wilcox County is higher at 13.8%. More...

Holiday events across state make great road trips

Great family entertainment highlights holiday celebrations across Alabama. Events include everything from the Galaxy of Lights Tour at the Huntsville Botanical Garden to the lighting of the Christmas tree at the Alabama State Capitol in Montgomery. More...

Got an interesting antique collection? Frank and Mike could be calling!

Frank and Mike could be rolling up to your door in the American Pickers’ van!  The stars of the popular History Channel series will be picking antiques and collectibles in Alabama this winter.  They could be coming to Clarke County an More...

Avoid a trip to the ER this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends, good food and good times. The nation’s emergency physicians want to help you keep it that way and not have an unwanted memory that involves a medical emergency.  More...