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STEPPING BACK IN TIME

Scenes from Pioneer Days

It was like stepping back into the 1800s at the 18th Annual Pioneer Day event at the Clarke County Museum Saturday. Re-enactors showcased old-timey skills and ways of life. More...

Daylight saving time ends...fall back 1 hour

Daylight saving time ends this weekend, officially at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 5. That’s when clocks will be turned back one hour. Rather than get up at 2 a.m. More...

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Community

Attempted murder charged in Choctaw Bluff shooting

A shooting in Choctaw Bluff sent one man to the hospital and another to jail, charged with attempted murder.  Chief Investigator Ron Baggette of the Clarke County Sheriff’s Department said Vincent Todd shot Christopher James four times in More...

Liability insurance required for all Alabama motor vehicles

If you don’t have liability insurance on your motor vehicles, you’d better get some.  A new law went into effect Nov. More...

Job fairs set in Gilbertown, Monroeville

Job fairs for area businesses and industries are slated in Gilbertown and Monroeville next week.  Gilbertown fair   TIC (The Industrial Company) will hold a fair at Coastal Alabama Community College in Gilbertown Wednesday, Nov. 8. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

The Clarke County Board of Human Resources will hold its regular meeting on Thursday, Nov. 9 at 10 a.m. Frankie B. Woodyard is the finance officer at the Clarke County Director of Human Resources in Grove Hill. The public is invited to attend.   More...

Church News

Church News

Mt. Zion Baptist Church will present its Pastor’s Fifth Year Anniversary Honoring Pastor William E. and First Lady Cynthia Jackson beginning Friday, Nov. 3 with Joy Night-A Night of Praise to be held at 7 p.m. More...

Editorial

Abbeville and ‘Yella Fella’

Editor’s Notes

We’ve all seen him on TV, galloping on horseback across the screen decked out in yellow and topped with a yellow 10-gallon hat.  I met the “Yella Fella” Saturday. More...

The Armadillo Gourmet Society

Gone South

I am not a hunter. I used to be, but not anymore. More...

Silver-Haired Legislators’ work

Inside the Statehouse

With all the changes and uncertainty surrounding Alabama government in recent months, including political appointments, high level resignations, special elections, runoff elections and a host of new candidates tossing their names into the 2018 electi More...

Records

Clarke County Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Oct. More...

Jackson Police

Jackson Police answered the following calls this past week:   A property dispute was reported Oct. 23 in the 100 block of Jones Circle.  Discharging a firearm was reported Oct. More...

Countywide October Drug Arrests in Clarke County

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Alabama River Cellulose dedicates new woodyard

GP Cellulose president teases a big announcement soon

Georgia-Pacific’s Alabama River Cellulose mill at Claiborne is a big operation. More...

Judge McCorquodale cleared of charges of ethics violations

Charges of ethical misconduct brought against Circuit Judge Gaines C. McCorquodale have been investigated and dismissed by the Judicial Inquiry Commission.  More...

‘Don’t do this,’ tractor owner says

Donnie Rowell said he realized he had made a mistake as soon as he turned the switch and the tractor cranked.  More...

Events

Fall Festival is Saturday in Jackson   Jackson’s annual Fall Festival will be Saturday, Nov. 4, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Cossavella - Free Access

Cossavella Martha Singleton Cossavella of Salem, Oregon, daughter of the late Rubin and Marjorie Singleton of Jackson in the McVay community passed away from lung cancer Oct. 22, 2017 in Salem, Oregon. More...

Walker - Free Access

Joseph Thomas Walker, 56, of Grove Hill died Oct. 30, 2017 at Mobile Infirmary.  He was born July 21, 1961 in Jackson to S.P. and Betty Pearl Walker. He was a veteran of the United States National Guard. More...

Parden - Free Access

Mary Ann Roberts Parden, 82, of Coffeeville passed away Nov. 4, 2017 at Mobile Infirmary.She was born Sept. 24, 1935 to Lee and Hester Roberts. She was a member of Ulcanush Baptist Church in Coffeeville. More...

Sports

CCHS win ends TRM’s 35-year playoff run

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs locked in the number two seed and did something no team has done for the last 35 years…prevented T.R. More...

Gators roll over Wilcox 47-14

Clarke Prep rolled into the playoffs as they beat the Wildcats of Wilcox Academy 47-14 last Friday night in Camden.  The Gators used a pounding rushing attack along with the new passing assault to put the game away in the first half.  More...

Tigers complete comeback over Satsuma

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team defeated Class 4A, Region 1 opponent, the Satsuma High School Gators, 30-28 Oct. 27 for Homecoming at D.F. Anderson Field.  More...

Lifestyle

TRIVIA TEST

1. HISTORY: Where was the Manhattan Project, the atomic bomb, developed?  2. LITERATURE: Who wrote the 19th-century poem “The Raven”?  3. More...

Top 10 Movies

1. Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween .......... (PG-13) Tyler Perry, Cassi Davis, 2. Geostorm ....................... (PG-13) Gerard Butler, Jim Sturgess 3. Happy Death Day ......... (PG-13)  More...

TOP VIDEOS

Top 10 Movies On Demand   More...

Schools

Alabama college grads have 9th highest average student debt

Half of students in debt with average debt of $31,275

Oakland, CA - Student Debt and the Class of 2016, TICAS’ 12th annual report on debt for bachelor’s degree graduates of public and nonprofit colleges, finds that Alabama students have the ninth highest average student loan debt in the coun More...

Clarke County High Honor Roll

9th grade A Honor Roll Tierra Kimbrough Shaslin Thomas  10th grade A Honor Roll Bryanna Bolden La’Miyah Bradley Chandler Long Bryce Pace Stephen Pettis Shyra Williams   More...