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Silas woman dies of Jackson wreck injuries

A Thursday, Feb. More...

MCFADDENS REMEMBERED

James Sherman and Amanda McFadden, an early Thomasville black couple who contributed much to the community, were remembered at Sunday’s Clarke County Historical Society meeting in Thomasville. More...

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Community

TWIN RIVERS HOSTS WINNER OF ITS 2017 PARTY GIVEAWAY

Lisa Nordan was named the winner of Twin Rivers Roller Rink’s 2017 Birthday Party Giveaway on Jan. 28. Her name was drawn from nearly 200 participants in the company’s first-ever Facebook Contest. More...

Thomasville eyes growth as it annexes south along Highway 43

The city limits of Thomasville expanded Monday night. More...

Pair indicted for skimming credit card data at gas pumps

Two individuals are facing federal charges for using skimming devices on gas pumps, announced George Beck Jr., U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama, and Steven T. Marshall, Attorney General for the State of Alabama.  More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Alabama River Credit Union’s Annual Membership Meeting will be Thursday, March 2 at 7 p.m. at the Monroeville Community House at 271 Park Drive in Monroeville. There will be an election of officers, refreshments and door prizes. More...

Church News

Church Notices

St. Peter Baptist Church of the Allen Community of Grove Hill will celebrate the 24th Year Appreciation Program for Pastor Matthew Davis and First Lady, Evangelist Geraldine Davis. More...

19 things to give up for Lent that aren’t chocolate

This was taken from the Internet and is attributed to a Pastor Phil Ressler.  1: Fear: God is on my side. In Him I am more than a conqueror. (See Romans 98)  2: The need to please everyone: I can’t please everyone anyway. More...

Lifestyle

Strange BUT TRUE

Police ‘fuzz’ nickname dates to London cop hats

* It was beloved 20th-century English novelist, journalist and critic Eric Arthur Blair — better known as George Orwell — who made the following sage observation: “Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed; ever More...

Political Cartoon

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Now here's a tip!

• Use coffee filters to separate snacks in a dish, or to separate plates in a stack, particularly ones with gold paint or a raised pattern.   More...

Impeach Bentley?

3 state senators who represent Clarke on panel to establish guidelines

Three of the four Alabama state senators charged with drafting rules that would govern an impeachment trial of Gov. Robert Bentley, if the House of Representatives impeach him, represent parts of Clarke County. More...

Despite slow start, iSpice current with contract obligations

Concerns about what appears to be a delay in the opening of the new iSpice plant in Jackson were addressed by Clarke County Economic Developer Jesse Quillen as he reviewed ongoing projects for county commissioners at Monday’s work session.  More...

GD Copper adding 30 to 40 jobs at Sunny South plant

GD Copper USA, Inc. had its share of problems after opening a plant at Sunny South in Wilcox County in 2014. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Sims - Free Access

James Edward Sims, 83, of Coffeeville passed away Feb. 28, 2017 at Jackson Healthcare Faciity.  More...

Nichols - Free Access

Howard Glenn Nichols, 81, of Coffeeville passed away Feb. 28, 2017 at Providence Hospital in Mobile. He was born Aug. 16, 1935 to Elbert S. and Roberta Campbell Nichols. More...

Poole - Free Access

  Robert Emmet Poole, 61, of Jackson passed away March 2, 2017 at Rush Hospital in Meridian, Miss.  More...

Sports

Area runners take on the hill to help FOP

The FOP Foot Pursuit 5K was held this past Saturday in Grove Hill.  Runners started at the Pavilion at Hudson Park, then ran down Church Street to Clark Street before turning and making the same path back. More...

Lady Bulldogs fall to Leroy

The Clarke County High Lady Bulldogs battled in their season opening game, but came up short 2-0 to the Lady Bears of Leroy.  CCHS, playing at Leroy, gave up an unearned run in the first innings and another run later in the loss.  More...

Monroe Co. beats Madison Ac. to advance to 4A finals

Monroe County outscored Madison Academy 16-7 in the second overtime Tuesday night and captured a 75-66 win to advance to the 2017 AHSAA Class 4A state boys’ basketball finals.  Coach Anthony Hayes’ Tigers (23-4) will meet Hale County More...

Editorial

Is a $3 million windowless silo the way we really want to survive Armageddon?

Editor’s Notes

Doomsday gloom and doom sells and is apparently a big business. More...

Propping up with one-time monies

Inside the Statehouse

We have unbelievable natural resources in Alabama starting with the Tennessee Valley and transcending to the beautiful white sands at Gulf Shores. Many of our natural resources have been exploited over the years. More...

Senior citizens should be aware of scams

Dollars & Cents

Senior citizens are often targeted for various scams. They are perceived as vulnerable to such activities. If you are in this category, you should be aware of several scams currently making the rounds. More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Feb. More...

T’ville Police Report

The information for the Thomasville Police Department released by Chief Mitchell Stuckey for the week of Feb. 20-26, 2017 is listed below. More...

County Deeds

Property deeds listed Dated Feb. 16-23’   Charles R. Brown, to Christopher D. Moseley.  William Robert Lipscomb, to Michael E. McHaney Jr.  Jeffery L. Richey, to Joseph S. Taylor.  Mollie E. Griffin-Other, to Gale K. More...