October 10, 2018 RSS feed / Community

ACCIDENT

Motorists had called in a blue SUV driving erratically early Tuesday morning. Grove Hill Police Officer Joe Allen stopped and checked Deborah Cumlander driving a blue Chrysler Aspen and let her go. More...

Rodgers still wanted on drug selling charges

The Clarke County Sheriff’s Department continues to seek Edgar Dwight Rodgers on drug selling charges.  Rodgers fled the scene of an alleged drug deal taking place on Sept. 7 after Clarke County Sheriff’s Department Lieut. More...

Democrat hopefuls promote candidacies

Five Democrats running for statewide office were at Hudson Park in Grove Hill Saturday to pitch their candidacies.  More...

BIG DAY IN FULTON

Fulton’s annual festival and evening singing was a hit as usual Saturday. Above, first responders were honored as the evening’s activities got underway. At far left, Smokey the Bear was one of the celebrities putting in an appearance. More...

Commissioners attend to routine business matters at short meeting

It was a short and routine Clarke County Commission meeting Tuesday.  Commissioners approved a contract with Republic Services for solid waste collection. It goes into effect Nov. 1 for a three-year period.  More...

Washington Co. man arrested with stolen Monroe Co. Kubota RTV

On Oct. 4, Clarke County Sheriff’s Department Chief Investigator Ron Baggette informed the Washington County Sheriff’s Department that a four wheeler reported stolen in Clarke County had been taken to a residence in Leroy.  More...

Three countians among graduates at University of Alabama on Aug. 4

The University of Alabama awarded some 1,342 degrees during its summer commencement Aug. 4.  Among the graduates were:  Austin Dement of Thomasville, B.S. More...

50 Years Ago

From The Democrat’s October 1968 issues

“Homecoming Queen Miss Sue Wilson is crowned at halftime by Miss Latona Campbell, who was taking the place of last year’s queen. Sue is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Life Tech escapee captured within minutes in Sandflat

Sheriff Ray Norris said that just 22 minutes after the Clarke County Sheriff's App alerted citizens of Clarke County that Derek Thomas Jones, a Life Tech Parolee had left the Life Tech facility in Thomasville, Jones was taken into custody due to a ci More...

Creighton grave gets a new stone

The grave of a Clarke County pioneer and a Confederate veteran recently got a new headstone.  The headstone for John W. More...

State tourism website suggests best dates to see fall colors

MONTGOMERY- An interactive map on the Alabama Tourism Department’s website allows visitors to see the predicted fall color change for each weekend this fall. More...