Bradford-Francia to marry Oct. 14

Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Bradford of Dickinson are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Karie Anne, to Mr. David Anthony Francia, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Ted Francia of Mobile, Alabama. The formal ceremony will be held Saturday, Oct. 14, 2006 at 6 o’clock in the evening at the home of the bride’s parents […]

New debarker at Scotch mill

A new three-story debarker is being erected on the edge of the woodyard adjacent to Scotch Lumber Co.’s sawmill in Fulton. An elevated conveyor will move peeled logs over the public road to the mill. Scotch officers said the change is being implemented in part for better safety. There have been accidents in the past involving loaders moving logs across […]

Angie Foreman at Ala. Power

Alabama Power recently welcomed Angie Foreman as the newest member of their team. Foreman is the new appliance salesperson for the Jackson and Grove Hill offices. “Chances are that you have done business with this salesperson in the past. Angie has held various sales positions for approximately 13 years. She is active in the community, serving on the Leadership Clarke […]

James Craig Butts II

Mr. and Mrs. Craig Butts (nee Tanya Overton) of Grove Hill announce the arrival of a son, James Craig Butts II, born Aug. 8, 2006 at 2:18 p.m. at Providence Hospital in Mobile. He weighed seven lbs., 13 1/2 ozs. and measured 20 inches. James Craig was welcomed home by his brothers, Hunter and Hayden. Grandparents are Jimmy and Jean […]

New Arrivals

Lacy Anna Dakota Andrews

Ronnie and Harley Andrews of Grove Hill announce the arrival of a daughter, Lacy Anna Dakota Andrews, born June 16, 2006 at 10:31 p.m. at Jackson Medical Center. She weighed six lbs., 12 ozs. and measured 18 1/2 inches. Maternal grandparents are Randall and Rolanda Claunch. Paternal grandparents are the late Polly Powell and the late “Pokey” Andrews.

North Allen Club’s tasty recipes shared

Groups's annual tasting party includes a variety of salads, casseroles and desserts

Members of the North Allen Homemakers and Community Leaders recently held their annual tasting party at the home of Helen Luff in Grove Hill. Each year these ladies prepare a new dish to share at a potluck style lunch with the other club members. They are also generous enough to share the recipes for these delicious concoctions with our readers. […]

Grove Hill man charged with possession of drugs by Jackson police officers

Jamaris Rios Frazier, 22, of Grove Hill was arrested Aug. 22, by Jackson Police and charged with possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia. According to Chief Charles Burge, the department received a call around 2 a.m. from the Citgo station on Highway 43 concerning an incident of indecent exposure. When officers […]

C’ville cop nabs fed fugitive

Coffeeville Police Officer Steve Carlisle nabbed a federal fugitive Friday night. Chief Clint Harrell had stopped a vehicle for violating the town noise ordinance. Carlisle came to the scene and recognized Anthony Javon Davis, 30, of Dickinson, who was a passenger in the vehicle. Davis was a federal fugitive who was said to be armed and dangerous. He was arrested […]

Clarke one of 5 Alabama communities to win award

Clarke County’s community and economic development work has been recognized along with four other communities in the state. The award was presented to the Clarke County Development Foundation at the recent Economic Development Association of Alabama conference in Orange Beach. The foundation won the award in part because of its series of roundtable discussions between business and education leaders. The […]

Bridge tourney benefits local hospital

Members of the Grove Hill Memorial Hospital hosted their annual bridge luncheon Wednesday, Aug. 16 at The Magnolia. The fundraiser is a 20-year tradition and brought in participants from as far away as Texas. A majority of those playing came from Jackson and others were from Brewton, Butler, Thomasville, Tuscaloosa, Grove Hill and Pensacola, Fla. Pictured are auxiliary members, left […]