August 9, 2018 RSS feed / Community

Pictures From The Past

Keener Woodham’s “Jot ‘um Down Store’” was on the southeast corner of Highway 84 and 69 south in Coffeeville. More...

Thomasville police dub man who survives shot to head ‘ironman’

A Thomasville man was shot from behind with the bullet going into his head, yet has survived, and is in stable condition at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital.  Thomasville Police Chief Mitch Stuckey said his officers arrested 21-year-old Raekwon Holt More...

80th birthday party set for Dot Garrick at Horeb Baptist Saturday, Aug. 11

An 80th birthday party will be held for Dot Garrick on Saturday, Aug. 11 in the Horeb Baptist Church fellowship hall in Whatley beginning at 2 p.m. More...

Jewels In The Sky

Ruby-throated hummingbirds

Dog Days are upon us already! It’s getting so hot outside that the devil has loosened his collar! The beauty of spring is now only a memory and the cool splashes of early summer have turned into a hot sizzle. More...

Grove Hill Airport leased for private use

The closed Grove Hill Airport is being leased on a month-by-month basis to a private corporation. The Grove Hill Town Council agreed at its Monday meeting to lease the facility to Fisher Creek Corp., a company of which Gil Gilmore is a principal. More...

Jackson police officers assist in Lower Peach Tree drug bust

Two Jackson police officers recently assisted the state Narcotics Task Force in a drug bust in Lower Peach Tree.  Investigators Kevin Wright and Brent Dukes helped seize approximately $3,000 in drugs and cash from a residence.  More...

Good friends celebrate 50th anniversary milestones while vacationing together

Burges married July 13, 1968   Richard Powers Burge and Linda Wiggins were married July 13, 1968 and celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 13, 2018 in Amarillo, Texas.  The Burges are from Grove Hill and live in Tuscaloosa now.&nbs More...

50 Years Ago

From The Democrat’s August 1968 issues

Little League All-Stars are, from bottom left: Devane Overton, Al Frith, Jimmy Gates, Kenneth Garrick, Steve Council, Billy Hamilton and Keith Buckalew. More...

Bicentennial exhibit in T’ville

The “Making Alabama: A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit” opened in Thomasville Friday with a program, ribbon cutting and tour of the exhibit. Dr. More...