Hannah Grace Harrison, 4, of Ashford, Ala. died Aug. 1, 2010 at her residence. Survivors include her father, Jarrod Benjamin Harrison, Ashford; her mother, Marci Chandler Harrison, Ashford; one brother, Chandler Levi Harrison, Ashford; grandparents Rev. Benny and Phyllis Harrison, Grove Hill; Lavon and Dottie Chandler, Donalsonville, Georgia; grandmother, Yvonne Duncan, Cairo, Georgia; greatgrandfather, Eddie Newberry, Donalsonville, Georgia; great-grandmothers, Helen […]

Money for area schools

State Rep. Elaine Beech, D-Chatom, recently presented checks to principals of area schools. From top left she is shown with Grove Hill Elementary School Principal Kathy Spidle, Wilson Hall Middle School Principal Larry Bagley, Clarke County High School Principal Debra Dennis and Coffeeville High School Principal Janice Richardson.

Clarke County Records

Marriage license applications Patrick Ashe Powell, to Bridgett Bonner Pezent; Mark Antonio Chaney, to Cassandra Lanette King; Wendell Ray Bedwell, to Kristina Williams; Brandon Laquinton White, to Nicole Antionette Dixon; Hal Harper Johnson, to Leanne Elizabeth Nicholas; Willie Louis McRand, to Helen T. Carter. Marriage license applications are just that-applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. Property deeds listed Dated […]

Clarke County Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Aug. 10-17 include: Joseph Michael Walker, 21, criminal trespass third degree/enters/remains, $1,500 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. Warlando Nagill Ridgeway, 36, possession of controlled substance, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. Eddie Thomas Nard, 20, probation violation, arrested by Life Tech. Quintin Tawaski Crowell, 25, possession of […]


Linda Louise Smith It took a few seconds for your life to end. It took a few seconds for a lifetime of pain and sorrow to begin. Will the tears ever dry? I ask this as I wipe my eyes. I’m told in time. But I don’t think so. I wasn’t ready to let you go. Notices In Memory of […]

Card of Thanks

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the staff of The Jackson Nursing Home and the Physical Therapy department for their kindness and excellent care from July 6th until August 4th discharge while George was there for rehab on a knee injury post the surgical removal of a kidney at UAB in Birmingham, AL. The George Ricketts Family […]


Gene Pearson Finley, 73, of Sunny South died Aug. 12, 2010 at Mobile Infirmary. He was born Feb. 18, 1937 in Sunny South. He was a member of the Sunny South Baptist Church. He was a retired locomotive engineer for Southern Railroad. Survivors include his wife, Elsie Grey Finley, Sunny South; one son, Gene P. Finley Jr., Sunny South; one […]

Rodger s-Mixon to wed Saturday

Malorie Victoria Rogers and Colby Mitchell Mixon will exchange wedding vows Saturday, Aug. 21 at 5:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Jackson. A reception will follow at the Kimbell House in Jackson. Miss Rogers is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Otto Newburn Jr. and Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Barnes Aduston Rogers, all of Jackson. Mr. Mixon […]

Dravitan Club hosting youth from Lithonia, Ga.; to speak at local church

The Dravitan Civic Club is sponsoring Stephen Regis Stafford, II, a 14 year old prodigy from Lithonia, Ga. to appear as a special guest on Saturday, August 21 at The Church of God in Christ in Thomasville. The public is invited to attend. His main focus is on educational achievement and serving as a motivational speaker to other young people. […]

Rev. and Mrs. Rodgers celebrate 68th anniversary

Rev. Heary and Mrs. Eunice Rodgers celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary Monday, Aug. 16, 2010. The couple were married on a third Sunday in 1942, so on Sunday, Aug. 15 they were given a dinner by their daughter, Annie Horn. On Aug. 16, Annie’s children and grandchildren gave them another dinner. The couple enjoyed their two-day celebration.