April 27, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Scruggs retires after 40-year career with Merchants Bank

For more than 40 years, many as president of Merchants Bank, Craig Scruggs earned the respect and admiration of customers and peers through his banking practices. More...

Clarke County Historical Society to meet at pre-Civil War home of newspaper founder

Charlie and Lila Bailey will host the Clarke County Historical Society’s Sunday, April 30th meeting at the restored Isaac Grant home in the Asbury/ Orange Hill community east of Grove Hill. Charlie Bailey is the greatgrandson of Grant.  More...

COMMEMORATIVE PLATES FOR THE LIBRARY

On July 4, 1776, Congress voted a unanimous declaration of the 13 United States of America. More...

MEDICINE CHEST TURNS 20 —

The Medicine Chest celebrated its 20th anniversary last Friday. A steady stream of well-wishers came through and were treated to free ice cream and animal balloons courtesy of Dr. Gee, from Mobile. More...

Clarke’s DYW program Saturday in T’ville

The Distinguished Young Woman pageant will be Saturday, April 29 at 7 p.m. at the Thomasville Civic Center. Tickets are sold out.   Christen Taylor, daughter of Dennis and Michelle Taylor, attends Jackson High School. More...

WRECK ON 43

A Buick SUV driven by Tonya Davis of Grove Hill rear-ended a Chevrolet SUV driven by Shanquishla Dickinson of Alma on Highway 43 South in front of the Southern Pines mobile home park late Monday afternoon. More...

CLEANING UP

Alabama PALS statewide cleanup was Saturday, April 22. Picking up trash on the Mt. Zion Road were left to right, Teresa Coates, Evonte Martin, G-man, Jordan Fletcher, Reggie Martin and Latoka Russell. More...

County to apply for state funds for Highway 43 improvements in front of new CWEMC facility

The Clarke County Commission Tuesday approved a resolution to make application for state Industrial Access Road funds for improvements to Highway 43 in front of the new location for Clarke-Washington Electric Membership Corp’s headquarters. More...

Pig Squeal Show and Sale May 6

Clarke County 4-H Clubs are excited to announce the 4th Annual 4-H Pig Squeal Show and Auction Saturday May 6 beginning at 11 a.m. in downtown Fulton.  More...

Many turn out for McCorquodale funeral

Nephew delivers eulogy, said his uncle told him he was ‘looking forward to my future’

Many remember Joe C. McCorquodale Jr. for his career as a statesman and businessman, but for his nephew, Dr. Rhett Payne, he was so much more.  More...

Bedwell- Sims to wed in Stave Creek

Elizabeth Caroline Bedwell and John Pierce Sims will exchange wedding vows Saturday, April 29 at 2 p.m. at Stave Creek Baptist Church in Jackson. More...