September 6, 2018 RSS feed / Community

Gordon dumps lots of rain but no major issues reported

Tropical Storm Gordon pushed ashore near the Alabama-Mississippi border shortly after 10 o’clock Tuesday night. The storm was not a big wind maker but has dumped a lot of rain on the coast and inland.  More...

Harbuck to work at local mill as part of UA Cooperative Education Program

University of Alabama student Patrick Harbuck of Jackson will participate in UA’s Cooperative Education Program for fall 2018. Harbuck will be working at PCA-Jackson.  More...

50 Years Ago

From The Democrat’s September 1968 issues

“Five of the outstanding players in last week’s Grove Hill-Leroy game are: kneeling, Ray Brunson, guard, Jimmy Paul, tackle and Stan Hutto, end. More...

Grants will aid lawmen in promoting highway safety

Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $780,483 to support efforts to make roads in a 15-county region in southwest Alabama safer by preventing injuries and fatalities.  More...

Harrell-Powell to say vows in Leroy Sept. 22

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Harrell of Grove Hill announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Taylor Nicole, to Clint Thomas Powell. Mr. Powell is the son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

With building going up, new T’ville hospital owners now working on staffing facility

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day reports that the ownership group for the Thomasville Regional Medical Center has started making plans on staffing the hospital .  More...

Jackson Mayor South reports on Industrial Rd. paving, 43 lighting

Mayor Paul South opened the Aug. 28 meeting of the Jackson City Council by updating the council on the progress being made in the city and on projects that will be taking place soon. More...

Greer’s celebrating 10 years of ‘Apple for the Students’ program

Everyone knows about giving an apple to the teacher. Beginning September 1st, Greer’s Market is encouraging their customers to give to Apples for the Students.  More...

Old Claiborne Pilgrimage Oct. 13-14 will feature many historic structures

The Old Claiborne Pilgrimage scheduled for Oct. 13-14, promises a rare glimpse into the settlement of the forgotten Alabama River town of Claiborne and of Monroe County, which was founded four years before the State of Alabama.  More...

Troy students complete orientation, start school

Troy University recognizes students who have completed IMPACT orientation and enrolled in classes for the Fall 2018 semester.  Local residents who completed IMPACT include: Ayanna Wilson and Janiah Baldwin, both of Grove Hill,  Adrianna Gra More...