August 3, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Troy IMPACT students

Troy University recognizes new students who have completed IMPACT orientation and enrolled in classes for the Fall 2017 semester.  Local students who completed IMPACT include: Jahmyiah Pollock of Grove Hill. More...

BIG RIG OVERTURNS

A Florida tractor-trailer rig overturned on Highway 84 east of Grove Hill Thursday afternoon, July 27 at the intersection of Wizard Road. More...

WORLD WAR I REMEMBERED

Steve Trout, right, a University of South Alabama professor who focuses on World War I, looks closely at a World War I-era sword for an identifying inscription. More...

‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ a big hit

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, a whimsical musical, concluded four successful presentations in the Thomasville Civic Center Monday night. The play, put on by the Arts Council of Thomasville, featured a cast of children, teens and adults from the area. More...

FUSB credits loan growth for uptick

First US Bancshares, Inc. (FUSB) (the “Company”) recently reported net income of $416,000, or $0.06 per diluted share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2017 and $820,000, or $0.13 per diluted share, for the six months ended June 30, 2017. More...

Canadian packaging company to locate plant in Monroeville

A packaging production company will locate a $6 million plant in Monroeville that will employ 55, Monroeville Mayor Joseph Oglesby recently announced.  More...

Wilson Hall reunion brings alumni from all over

Meet & Greet Banquet “In Our Hearts Then and Now”

Graduates from Wilson Hall High School enjoyed three days with members of classes from 1950 through 1970. The first graduating class was in 1949 but no members from that class were present. More...

Owa now open to public

South Alabamians will no longer have to trek to Disney World, Six Flags Over Georgia or some other big amusement park outside of the area for thrilling rides and fun.  The Park at Owa officially opened just over a week ago in Foley.  More...

40 Years Ago

From The Democrat’s August 1977 issues

You know things have changed in 40 years when a photo of a local alligator was so unusual back in 1977 it was tagged “A long way from the Everglades?” This gator, approximately 200 lbs. More...