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The family of the late James L. Kornegay were in Coffeeville Saturday to donate a drawing of the 1955 Coffeeville High state championship team to the community. Kornegay coached the team and was later the school’s principal. More...

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Barganier named this year’s recipient of Esquire Award

The National Association’s Small Firm/Solo Practitioner’s Division awarded Rodney F. Barganier of Birmingham with the division’s Esquire Award, which is the division’s Lawyer of the Year. More...

WATER LINE BREAKS

A big water line break in front of the old Church Pews plant on Highway 43 Friday afternoon left the entire northern part of Grove Hill without water. Town employees repaired the line but the outage was for several hours.   More...

Houston residents with Clarke ties say to pray for Texas city

Hurricane Katrina flooded New Orleans and now Hurricane Harvey has done the same to Houston. The city and larger metro area has been swamped by up to 50 inches of rain in just a couple of days.  More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Calling all former GHA Rebels and CPS Gators alumni….the varsity Gator football team will play their first game in its beautiful new stadium Friday, Sept. 1. More...

Church News

Indian Ridge Baptist has a busy July

The Indian Ridge Baptist Church had a great month of church services during the month of July 2017. More...

Church News

Rock Bar Baptist Church of Coffeeville will have Praise and Worship service Saturday, Sept. 9 at 6 p.m. The special guests will be Lincoln Park Ministries of Sumrall, Miss. with Rev. Robert Thomas as pastor. More...

Editorial

Strange-Moore runoff too close to call

Inside the Statehouse

Most people would assume that as the race for the open U.S. Senate began that Luther Strange, the appointed incumbent, was the favorite. More...

Here’s why I love Mobile

Gone South

I grew up 100 or so miles north of Mobile. I love it. I love its quirky people. I love the way things are always just a little off plumb. More...

Southern falls and sweet potatoes

Through the Past

Once again, the fall season is upon us—coming on quickly, according to the tell-tale signs, such as the red buckeyes near Satilpa Creek dropping their leaves which are usually the first to shed. More...

Pine beetles are ravaging SW Alabama

Clarke has most infested spots followed by Choctaw, Marengo

There are some number one spots that are sought after and coveted. More...

New CWEMC garage, warehouse up; foundation outlines new office space

Motorists traveling along Highway 43 north of Jackson and south of Clarke County’s Antioch community have likely noticed the clearing of property on the east side of the highway and the erection of a large metal building.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Calhoun

Beatrice McGinnis Calhoun, 79, better known as “Mrs. Bea,” answered the Master’s call Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017 at her home.  She was born May 17, 1938 in Sunflower, Miss., to Henrietta Brim and Alex McGinnis. More...

Harrison

Herbert Steven Harrison, 59, of Fulton, passed away Aug. 24, 2017 at his residence.  He was born July 11, 1958. He was a member of Liberty Baptist Church. He had served in the U.S. Coast Guard. More...

Koch

Lyla B. Koch, 84, of Jackson, passed away Aug. 25, 2017 at Providence Hospital in Mobile.  She was born Jan. 12, 1933 to John L. and Thera Mae Bumpers. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jackson.  More...

Sports

This week's games

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CHS 1955 champs with Coach’s family

The family of the late James L. Kornegay, a coach and principal at Coffeeville High School in the 1950s and ’60s, returned to the town Saturday to donate a framed drawing of the 1955 state championship team to the community. More...

CCHS handles Sweet Water in scrimmage

Clarke County High School’s Javon Ivory (13) hauls in, one handed, a pass that went for a 99-yard touchdown against Sweet Water last Thursday in a jamboree. More...

Records

T’ville Arrests

The information for the Thomasville Police Department released by Chief Mitchell Stuckey for the week of  August 21, 2017 – August 27, 2017, is listed below.  Felony arrest 1. More...

Jackson Police Calls

Jackson Police answered the following calls this past week:  A dog call was reported Aug. 22 on McKee Drive.  A request to assist a motorist was reported Aug. 22 at Highway 43 and Ocre Avenue.  A requested escort was reported Aug. More...

Clarke Deeds

Property deeds listed Dated Aug. 16-24

Francis Bunn, to Jerry Wainwright.  Georgia Jackson, to Jerry Wainwright.  Estate of Gertrude N. Baker, to Karla A. Baker.  Richard G. Long, to William J. Griffin III.  Phillip M. More...