March 1, 2018 RSS feed / Community

Alma man survives multiple knife stabs to head plus beating with a steel pipe; two charged with attempted murder

An Alma area resident was stabbed as many as 12 or 15 times, mostly in the head, and beaten with a steel pipe at his home Saturday night. He survived with no major injuries and was treated and released from a local hospital. More...

Gilmore Law offering scholarships to seniors in Clarke, Wilcox counties

The Gilmore Law Firm is offering seven $1,000 college scholarships to graduating high school seniors in Clarke and Wilcox counties (including Wilcox Central High School, Wilcox Academy, Thomasville High School, Clarke County High School, Clarke Prepa More...

GH National Guard reunion in Thomasville

The Grove Hill National Guard Reunion will be Saturday, March 3 at 4 p.m. at Gaston’s Grill in Thomasville.  For more information call Van Phillips at 334-636- 1880.  Anyone who was a member is encouraged to attend.   More...

Alabama River Credit Union annual meet in Monroeville

Alabama River Credit Union’s Annual Membership Meeting will be Thursday, March 8 at 7 p.m. More...

VETERANS POST

Veteran Affairs Chief runs up $122,000 tab

I really hate when this happens: Someone you trust to do the right things turns out to possibly not be trustworthy after all. This is what has happened with Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin. The facts look bad. More...

DOLLAR STORE SITE WORK IN FULTON

Work has started on the Dollar General store site at the intersection of Highway 178 and Henley Cemetery Road in Fulton. A draining system and a retention pond is being installed on the backside of the property. More...

Fundraisers benefit Fleming

Sheriff’s Dept. selling fish plates March 9

Local communities have rallied to support Grove Hill Police Officer Dustin Fleming, who has cancer, with a number of fundraisers to help with his medical expenses.  More...

LAW STUDENTS WIN COMPETITION

Ranse Hare of Grove Hill is a student at Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham and was part of a mediation team that won the American Bar Association Representation in Mediation regional competition at Stetson University College of Law of Tampa, Fla More...

46 Years Ago

From The Democrat’s March 1972 issues

It rained in March 1972. Here, Grove Hill resident Eddie Stanley was just one of many residents who had a problem getting from his house to the car without getting his feet wet. More...

Farmers Federation endorses Rep. Beech for re-election to House

FarmPAC, the political action committee of the Alabama Farmers Federation, has announced its endorsement of State Rep. Elaine Beech for Alabama House of Representatives District 65, which covers Choctaw, Clarke and Washington counties.  More...

Who is running for governor?

While candidates for Clarke County offices may be few, there’s no shortage of folks who want to be elected governor of Alabama this year.  Eleven candidates are running — six Democrats and five Republicans.  Two of the candidate More...

Clarke Demos meet March 8 in Grove Hill

The Clarke County Alabama Democratic Conference will meet Thursday, March 8 at 5 p.m. More...

Farmer’s Federation Poster, Essay winners

This year’s winners in the Farm-City Poster and Essay Contests sponsored by the Clarke County Farmer’s Federation are as follows:  First place, (K-3rd), Skylar Chancey and second place, Eli Lynch, both of Jackson Academy. More...

Cox’s 105th birthday party is March 3

Alma Cox, of the Toddtown Community of Grove Hill, will celebrate her 105th birthday with a dinner party on Saturday March 3, 2018 at five o'- clock at the H.W. More...

T’ville police seek suspect for attempted murder

Thomasville Police are still looking for a man who shot Stewart Grayson Saturday night on Johnson Street.  Thomasville Police Chief Mitch Stuckey said his officers have issued a warrant for the arrest of Wayne Davis, Jr., 37, for attempted murde More...

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The Dr. Charles & Patricia May Scholarship is open for applications at The Community Foundation of South Alabama. More...

Voter’s League Black History Tea

Jackson native Dr. Michael Boykin speaks on life’s purpose and preference

Saturday night’s Clarke County Voter’s League Black History Tea at the H.W. More...

SENIOR NEWS LINE

Who really controls your smart devices?

Nowadays there are smart devices for the home that can be operated by your phone or even your voice. As convenient as they sound, there’s a big problem: These devices can be controlled by others. More...