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T’ville man charged with transporting moonshine

A Thomasville man was arrested last week and charged with transporting illegal moonshine.  More...

LODGE DONATES CANNED GOODS

Uptopia Lodge #251 of Grove Hill held a canned food drive for the Department of Human Resources for the Christmas season. This is the Lodge’s first food drive and hopes are they can make it an annual event. More...

Borner earns nurse practitioner degree at USA

Katrina Pendleton Borner graduated Dec. 10 from the University of South Alabama with a Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner. Her parents are Fernell and Brenda Pendleton of Grove Hill. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Spencer Chapel AME Church of Fulton will have a business of importance meeting Thursday, Jan. 12 at 6 p.m. More...

Church News

Church Notices

New Home Baptist Church near Monroeville will have a concert featuring the famous Chuck Wagon Gang who will be celebrating 80 years of Gospel Music Thursday, Jan. 12 at 7 p.m. More...

Faith-based financial planning program offered at local church

January is a time to make resolutions for the new year and one of the most often-made resolution regards finances — saving more money, paying off debt and generally being more secure money-wise. More...

Wilson-Bosarge to marry Feb. 4 in GH church

Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Neal Wilson of Grove Hill announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ellie Hardy Wilson, to James “Bo” Emery Bosarge, son of Ms. Penelope Bosarge of Birmingham and Mr. and Mrs. James R. More...

Lifestyle

Household Tips

* To keep the ends of shoelaces from fraying, just dip the end in a bottle of clear nail polish. Hold it up until it gets tacky, then shape it into a cylinder. It looks like the real thing and wears well.  More...

Strange BUT TRUE

Falling icicles are rough on Russians

* It was Gen. Dwight D. More...

Comics

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Former Fulton Police Chief Larry Hicks buried Friday

Larry Hicks, Fulton police chief for over 32 years, from 1978 until 2010, passed away at his home Dec. 28 after an extended illness. He was 63. More...

GH Council Ok’s Oak St. drainage work for $34,623

It was short work for the Grove Hill Town Council Monday as they approved three items on a brief agenda. The meeting lasted about 10 minutes.  J & A Contracting of Mobile was approved to start work on a drainage project on Oak Street. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Boykin - Free Access

David Lee Boykin, 65, of Jackson passed away Jan. 3, 2017 at Providence Hospital in Mobile following an extended illness.He was born Dec. 18, 1951 to Richard Ainsworth (Dick) Boykin Sr. and Beppie Waldman Boykin. More...

Noble - Free Access

Edward Coleman Noble, 66, of Jackson passed away Jan. 4, 2017 at his residence. He was born May 5, 1950 in Grove Hill to Chester C. Noble and Rebekah McClure Noble. More...

Pugh

Minister Michael Dewayne Pugh, age 59, was born in the Toddtown community of Grove Hill, Nov. 6, 1957 to the late Verta Bernice Chapman Pugh and the late Merritt Pugh, who raised and nurtured him into adulthood. He departed this life Dec. More...

Sports

Jackson native all-time leading rusher for Sooners

The dagger in the hearts of the Auburn Tigers in the 35-19 loss to Oklahoma was born in Clarke County.  Samaje Perine, who set the Oklahoma career rushing record against the Tigers, was born and raised in Jackson until he was 9-years-old.  More...

Despite scores Lady Bulldogs enjoy tourney

The Lady Bulldogs of Clarke County High went to Birmingham last week and played in a tournament held at Carver High. More...

CCHS downs Haleyville in Hoover

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs traveled to Birmingham last week and played in the Big Orange Classic basketball tournament.  The Bulldogs lost 70-41 to Pinson Valley.  Clifton Darrington had 11 points. More...

Editorial

What not to do for your town

We hear so much about what we ought to be doing for our communities but we seldom hear what we ought not to be doing. Curtis Gates of Altha, Fla. More...

Who will take Sessions’ Senate seat?

Inside the Statehouse

This past year in Alabama politics was surprisingly more interesting than was expected. More...

A good resolution: Reduce debt in 2017

Dollars & Cents

The new year has arrived, and now is the time to make resolutions for 2017. My message to you is a familiar one that many readers may not want to hear. You should resolve to get your financial affairs under control to achieve financial freedom. More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Dec. 27-Jan. More...

Jackson Police Calls

The Jackson Police Department handled the following calls during the past week:   An arrest was made Dec. 26 for driving under the influence.  A burglary was reported Dec. More...

Deeds

Property deeds listed  Dated Dec. 22-28  The Bank of New York Mellon, to John Edward Collins.  Timothy Charles Watts, to World Wide Travel & Tours LLC.  Roger Nelson, to Johnathan R. More...