June 7, 2018 RSS feed / Community

ACCIDENT ON HIGHWAY 43 IN ANTIOCH

Ambulance personnel, lawmen and volunteers assist in loading Roy Price Geiger Jr. into an ambulance following an accident on Highway 43 in the Antioch community between Grove Hill and Jackson mid-afternoon Tuesday. More...

Joe Davis wins Baldwin Commission race Tuesday

Joe Davis won the Republican primary for a seat on the Baldwin County Commission Tuesday.  Davis, a native of Thomasville, moved to Daphne a few years ago. More...

Correction

A headline last week about the May 25 murder of Sceilar Dupree McKenzie was in error but the story itself was correct regarding the facts of the case.  The headline stated, “Third murder suspect sought.”  More...

Parden recovering in Rochester, Minn. from brain surgery

Garry Parden’s brain surgery went well June 1 and the AVM (arteriovenous malformation) was successfully removed, but he has had a rough recovery, according to his wife, Cynthia. The surgery was done at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.  More...

Stallworth receives MBA scholarship

The Military Benefit Association announces that Marcus Ivan Stallworth II has been selected to receive a $3,000.00 Military Benefit Association Scholarship to be used for education-related expenses.  MBA Scholarships are awarded to students on a More...

State Treasurer hosting college savings giveaway

CollegeCounts, Alabama’s 529 Fund, celebrated 5/29 day (May 29) that began a fourth annual statewide giveaway focused on babies born between May 29, 2017 and May 29, 2018. More...

Mid-Clarke 2018 Annual Water Quality Report

Testing performed January through December 2017
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UWA names honor students for spring

The University of West Alabama has announced more than 500 outstanding undergraduate students named to the President’s List and the Dean’s List for the Spring 2018 academic semester.  More...

Ranse Hare graduates Cumberland School of Law

Ranse Hare graduated with a Juris Doctor degree from Cumberland School of Law on May 11. He finished in the top 15 percent of his class which qualified him for an honors classification. More...

Nearly 30% of countians vote June 5

Despite few local races being on the ballots in Clarke County, nearly 30 percent of the county’s registered voters turned out Tuesday.  There are 19,201 voters on the county’s rolls. More...

NEW DEPUTIES

James Bradley, Shane Foster, Brandon Wiggins and Cody Gunter (from left with Sheriff Ray Norris and Chief Deputy Vergil Chapman in the center) have been hired as new Clarke County Sheriff’s Department deputies. More...

Building permits for new businesses OK’d

Two building permits were approved at Monday’s meeting of the Grove Hill Town Council, one for Mobile Forest Products to construct a shop and office on Max Gillis Road (the old Convict Camp Road) and one for Carter Enterprises to build at 297 G More...

Troy names local honors lists

Troy University announces students who have been named to the Chancellor’s List and Provost’s List for the spring semester hours.  Students who earn a grade point average of 4.0 qualify for the Chancellor’s List.  Local re More...

Jerel Merida Jr. receives BS degree from Troy University

Jerel Merida Jr. of Jackson graduated from Troy University during the spring 2018 semester at the Troy Campus.  Merida received the Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Health and Human services.   More...

48 Years Ago

From The Democrat’s June 1970 issues

Dr. David Mathews, president of the University of Alabama, is shown with Mr. and Mrs. More...

WHMS student receives Hampton-Wells Scholarship

The Hampton-Wells Scholarship of the Alabama A&M University Foundation made awards to six students, grade 3-12 throughout the state of Alabama.  One of the six is Cynthia L. More...

PLACING FLAGS IN AREA CEMETERIES

Marilyn Williams, center, had some good help in placing up to 90 flags on veterans’ graves in six Clarke County cemeteries prior to Memorial Day. Bradley Wade, left, and Kaine Jackson, right, helped with the placements. More...