December 7, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Thomasville receives $61,000 grant for a new walking trail

The City of Thomasville received some good news from Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey right before the Thanksgiving break.  More...

Washington County voting on local taxes for road work

Clarke County commissioners will likely be watching a vote in Washington County Tuesday with great interest. Voters there will decide whether or not to create new taxes to benefit road and bridge repairs.  More...

Grove Hill starts working on new sidewalk project

The Grove Hill Town Council Monday approved the filing of an application with the Alabama Department of Transportation for a new sidewalk project.  The town will seek grant funding to install and renovate sidewalks on both sides of Jackson Stree More...

White-McClung plan summer wedding in Starkville, Miss.

Mr. and Mrs. Michael White of West Bend are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Sally Joyce White, to Daniel Marshall McClung Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel M. McClung Sr. More...

Roberts-Wilkerson to marry in C’ville’s New Faith Baptist

Cecil and Amy Roberts of Gainestown announce the engagement of their daughter, Eva Faith Roberts of Coffeeville, to Steven Harold Wilkerson of Midway, son of Linda Wilkerson of Midway and the late Harold Wilkerson. More...

52 Years Ago

From The Democrat’s December 1965 issues

Above: Grove Hill’ s policemen (who were not identified in the photo) are shown with a new Chevrolet cruiser purchased from J. C. Stewart Motor Co. of Grove Hill and Jackson. More...

Hospital Aux. Christmas Tree lighting set for Dec. 12

Grove Hill Memorial Hospital Auxiliary’s Annual Christmas Tree Lighting will be Tuesday, Dec. 12 in the lobby of the hospital. The event will begin at 6 p.m. and will include refreshments.  More...

Detailing the controversial U.S. Senate election

The most talented political fiction writer would have a harder time coming up with a thriller novel than Alabama’s real-life special U.S. Senate election that will be decided Tuesday. More...

Students put on safe driving program at CCHS

Clarke County High School student leaders attended a safe driving seminar Oct. 26 in Daphne called the UR Keys 2 DRV Summit. Mike Lutzenkirchen was the keynote speaker.  More...

Healthy diet isn’t one size fits all

To Your Good Health

DEAR DR. ROACH: Most health professionals agree that one should follow a “healthy diet,” yet no one ever says exactly what that is. I have low thyroid, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and diabetes. More...

Alabama Power substation dedication a big deal in 1947

‘Mystery’ photo provokes research that revealed details and story behind it

Virginia Hargett remembers a framed photograph of her grandfather and other men hanging in his Thomasville law office. More...