August 10, 2017 RSS feed / Community

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Clarke County Farmers Federation will have its annual meeting in the Alfa Building in Grove Hill on Thursday, Aug. 24 at 6:30 p.m. There will be fellowship and door prizes awarded. All members are encouraged to attend.   More...

Grove Hill councilman questions trees, airport

Grove Hill Councilman Ross Wood had several comments and observations on issues at Monday’s meeting, including possibly cutting trees on Church Street and turning the airport into a marketable industrial site. More...

FIRE CONSUMES HOUSE

A Grove Hill firefighter driving on Highway 84 on the long hill just east of Whatley about midnight Saturday noticed a house totally engulfed in fire. Other vehicles had been passing but when he called no one has reported the fire. More...

HYDROPLANES

A car with two young women, reportedly from Tuscaloosa, apparently hydroplaned during a heavy downpour on Highway 43 just north of Grove Hill around lunchtime Tuesday and ran off the highway into bushes. Neither were said to be hurt. More...

Widow of CHS ’55 champs’ coach to return plaque to C’ville Aug. 26

Sara Kornegay, the widow of James L. Kornegay, former coach and principal at Coffeeville High School, will be honored at a reception at the old school Saturday, Aug. More...

SENIOR NEWS LINE

Think you’re too old to have a pet? Fiddlesticks!

One of the saddest things I’ve overheard lately was a woman who’d just lost her very senior cat. She’d loved that cat for years and would have made a great owner for another one from the local shelter. More...

FULTON’S TINY LIBRARY

Jessica Brooks and Brook Crim look at books in Fulton’s new library — a tiny depository on the pavilion square. Patrons are encouraged to browse the selections, borrow a book to read and then return it. More...

Birthday wishes pour in for retired teacher

Recently, Jackson resident Kathleen Dunagan wrote a letter to the editor asking for 100 cards for her Aug. 3 birthday. More...

Brewton lands $6.5 million IT services firm that will work 300

Gov. Kay Ivey announced Monday that Provalus, a company specializing in business technology service and support, plans to invest $6.5 million to open a center in Brewton staffed with 300 workers.  More...

LP worker hurt in mill accident

A Louisiana-Pacific employee was injured in workplace incident on Sunday.  Louisiana-Pacific’s Clarke County Mill Manager Wayne Young said Chris Horsley was hurt in an accident. More...

PURPLE COW LOTS

Site work continues on the old Stephens pallet mill site purchased by Slidell, La.-based Purple Cow, a convenience store chain. This sign shows the site for the convenience store in the center, pointed to by the arrow. More...

Weaver - Gilmore exchange vows in Highlands, N.C.

Dr. Sarah Gilmore and Dr. More...

Orwig on Best Morning Show team

Lagniappe’s Nappie Award

A Mobile-based morning radio show won the recent “Nappie Award” for Best Morning Show/DJ. More...

PROFESSOR’S TATERS

Retired college professor and dean Jerry Brown proudly shows off his Yukon Golds potato harvest, all gathered from one 30-foot row. More...