October 12, 2017 RSS feed / Community

SURVIVING NATE

Hurricane Nate blew through Saturday night and before daylight Sunday morning. Trees were downed here and there including a split Bradford Pear tree in front of Grove Hill Memorial Hospital (pictured at right). More...

T’ville school board hires Ford to train to be new chief financial officer

Avery Ford was hired Oct. 5 by the Thomasville Board of Education as a Chief Financial Officer trainee for the Thomasville City Schools District.  School board members interviewed four applicants for the position during work sessions on Oct. More...

A. J. Pritchett Memorial Park dedicated

The A. J. Pritchett Memorial Park was dedicated Friday, Oct. 6. More...

‘Fire in the Field’ revival in Butler is Oct. 15 - 19

A group of church leaders in Choctaw County is organizing an event that they believe will draw hundreds to what is now an empty field on Highway 10 just west of downtown Butler. During the week of Sunday, Oct. 15-Thursday, Oct. More...

Blue Cross/Blue Shield phone scam targeting Alabama customers

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama is reminding their customers and Alabamians to be aware of a current telephone spoofing scam targeting individuals throughout the country.  More...

The lives we have lost

The Washington Post An editorial, from Oct. 3, 2017

“Our hope is that we never become numb to these terrible, preventable events . . .” More...

‘Where Alabama Began’

George Shorter, retired University of South Alabama archeology professor, points out historic sites to a family visiting during Old St. Stephens Day Saturday, Oct. 7. More...

To celebrate 55 years

Mr. and Mrs. Collins Calhoun (nee Helen Deloris Bumpers Calhoun), of Grove Hill will celebrate 55 years of marriage on October 13, 2017. The couple have two children Janice Calhoun (Walter) Tucker, and EuLadia Calhoun (Gerald Howze). More...