Students honored at CCHS ‘Elite Night’

“Elite Night” was held March 15 at Clarke County High School. The theme of the evening was “A Walk in the Orient.”


Dan Scott Sr., 80, of Gainestown, died March 11, 2008 at Kindra Health Care Facility in Mobile. He was born Feb. 26, 1928. Survivors include his wife, Mary Scott, Gainestown; six sons, Daniel (Laura) Scott Jr., Choctaw Bluff, Minister Arthur (Ida) Scott, Thomasville, Tommie (Celestine) Scott, Zimco, Clifton Scott and Alfred Scott, both of Mobile, David (Pamela) Scott, Tuscaloosa; three […]

Students building social skills through ‘Tribes’

Ms. Hazel Garrick, a former First Grade teacher at Grove Hill Elementary School, has been reading stories to students and sharing Character Education skills through a unique program called “Tribes.” The Tribes Learning Communities process is to create safe and caring environments in which all children can be successful members. The students participate during the reading of a story to […]

New PTA officers installed for GHES

The last PTA program for this school year was held Tuesday, March 4. A good crowd was on hand to enjoy a night of entertainment and support our PTA. They had an outstanding program titled “What We All Need” by our Kindergarten students. PTA officers were installed for the 2008-09 school year. Jerome Merida, President; Amy Newton, Vice President; Wendy […]


March 21 Good Friday Holiday, No School March 24-March 28, Spring Holiday, No School April 1-11-Stanford Achievement Testing dates

GHES students create self portraits

Principal’s Address

We are “Marching into spring” with many activities at GHES. The saying “Busy as a Bee” definitely applies to our school calendar. As we look toward April and May we know that the “busy time” is yet to come. Our teachers and office staff make many efforts to keep our students, parents, and community aware of the many activities in […]

People say taxes they pay about right

Guest Columnist

One of the favorite topics of public office holders is tax. Taxes have been the story of mankind even prior to Biblical times. All forms of government has levied and collected taxes. Taxes provide the sustenance of government. One of the first powers bestowed on a king, dictator, or popular candidate elected to serve in government is the ability to […]

Tanker contract protested

Congress Reports

Early last week, Boeing announced it was formally protesting the U.S. Air Force’s decision to award the $40 billion aerial refueling tanker contract to Northrop Grumman. A formal protest is filed with the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). As required by law, GAO will issue a decision within 100 days of the filing date, which means the decision should be […]

From Our Files

30 years ago “Georgia-Pacific Corporation has annouced the selection of a site near Thomasville…for a new hardwood sawmill…The new seven-foot band sawmill employs around 55 people directly with an additional 50 jobs created in timber supplies and related activities. Annual payroll for the facility is expected to exceed $1 million….” Pruitt’s Restaurant advertised all you could eat specials, starting with […]