UNA Invitational Honor Band

Seven students from the Wilson Hall Middle School Band were selected to perform in the University of North Alabama Invitational Honor Band in Florence recently. They auditioned and rehearsed for two days and presented a concert for the public on Sunday, April 30. Participating students were: Tanisha Pendleton, Jessicca Gates, John Pendleton, Anthony Nelson, April Moore, Cassie Bexley, and Michael […]


Gary Holton, 68, of Grove Hill died June 19, 2006 at a local hospital. He was born Aug. 3, 1937. He was a native of Soperton, Ga. He was a selfemployed restaurant owner of Jackson Steakhouse. He attended Antioch Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Survivors include his wife, Barbara F. Holton, Jackson; three sons, Lynn […]


Frances Nobles Flinn, 83, died June 13, 2006. She was born Oct. 4, 1922. She was a member of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church. She worked parttime at Scogin Motors until her retirement in 2003. She was a native of Taylorsville, Miss., having moved to Alabama in 1942, living in Mobile, Gainestown and Jackson. Survivors include two sons, Timothy Nobles Flinn, […]


Mabel W. Brunson, 77, of Grove Hill died June 20, 2006 at a local health care facility. She was born March 11, 1929. She was a member of the Grove Hill Baptist Church. She was a retired machine operator for Vanity Fair Mills. Survivors include two sons, Wayne Brunson, Jackson, Ray Brunson, Grove Hill; one daughter, Patricia Dunagan, Grove Hill; […]


Valarie Maxine Napier, 43, of Jackson died June 18, 2006 at her residence. She was born Oct. 4, 1962. She was a native of Salitpa. She has been a resident of Jackson for the past 10 years. She was a member of the St. Paul Baptist Church of Salitpa. She was employed as a home health aide. Survivors include her […]

Solo and Ensemble Festival

Twenty-five students traveled to Spanish Fort High School on Saturday, May, 6 to compete successfully in the Alabama Bandmasters Association competition, winning 27 ratings of superior, 6 ratings of excellent, and 1 good rating. Participating students were: (front row left to right) Trey Sharp, BJ Ezell, Jenny Henderson, Nikki Bennett (2nd row) Cameron Calhoun, Katrina Gilchrist, Tammy Curry, Kyle Dumas, […]

GH United Methodist Church welcomes new preacher

Those attending Grove Hill United Methodist Church last Sunday saw a new face behind the pulpit and several new faces in the congregation. Davis Warren Rhodes Sr., who prefers to be called Dave, is now pastoring the church. He and his family, which includes his wife Elise, and their four children, Davis, 13, Wesley, 12, Katie 10 and Sarah, three-years-old, […]


BOE meets today The Clarke County Board of Education will have its meeting Thursday, (today), June 22 at 4 p.m. Items to be discussed include the superintendent’s report, proposed policy revision, personnel, bills and accounts and payroll. Salitpa VFD open house Salitpa Volunteer Fire Department will have an open house Saturday, June 24 from 2 until 4 p.m. Come view […]

Religion Scarbroughs recognized for Belize missionary work

Emeritus Missionaries Cliff and Bettye Scarbrough were recently recognized at Pineview Baptist Church, by Rev. Carl Myers, a member of the Board of Directors of the Baptist Training Center for their missionary work done in Belize. After answering the call to serve the Lord as missionaries, the Scarbroughs were appointed by the Foreign Mission Board of the SBC to Belize. […]


Edith Louise Walker, 81, of Grove Hill died June 14, 2006 at a local health care facility. She was born Dec. 9, 1924. She was a native of Gulfcrest, Ala. She was a member of Bassett Creek Baptist Church. She was a retired examiner with H.H. Satin Company. Survivors include three sons, Richard Lamar Walker, Debary, Fla., James Leslie Walker, […]