Health dept. food ratings

Recent Clarke County food and lodging establishment ratings by the Clarke County Health Dept. Pizza Hut/Thomasville # 2098, Thomasville, 82 GOCO’s #8, Jackson, 84 Sunset Inn, Thomasville, 85 Clarke County Jail Kitchen, Grove Hill, 87 Kentucky Fried Chicken, Thomasville, 89 Burger King/Thomasville #9686, Thomasville, 89 Greer’s Food Tiger/Grove HillMarket #50,Grove Hill, 89 Mater’s, Jackson, 89 Pizza Pro – Thomasville, 90 […]

Is this the Whistle Stop Cafe?

Lilly’s Sawmill Cafe could be straight out of ‘Fried Green Tomatoes’

Living in Northport, Alabama, Randall and I don’t get to visit his hometown of Fulton very often, but on Saturday Sept. 18 we did just that. After stopping by “Black Belt Treasures” in Camden to drop off some of my books “Fulton Tales,” we headed to Midway Cemetery and then on to Memory Gardens Cemetery in Thomasville to place fall […]


Clarke County High School Band and Booster Club will hold a Bar-B-Que Plate Sale Friday, Oct. 1 at the parking lot across from the Alabama Power Company in Grove Hill. Grove Hill Community Yard Sale and Market will be Saturday, Oct. 2 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Booth space is free. Come and join them. For more information call […]

Streams of living water

A neighbor was sprinkling his lawn. The water was bursting forth from his hose. His little boy hurried to get his toy sprinkling can. He filled it with water and went from sprig to sprig, and the water trickled from his can. It didn’t matter whether the water came from the big hose or the little can. Just so the […]

Sign Sermons

Summerdale First Baptist Church, Summerdale, Ala. Everyone is invited


Pine Chapel #1 Baptist Church will observe its pastor’s 17th year appreciation Sunday, Oct. 3 at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Larry Purifoy, pastor of the Jackson Street Baptist Church and congregation of Jackson will be the special guests. Joann Pugh is the clerk. Rev. Eligha Scott Sr. is the pastor. Spencer Chapel A.M.E. Church of Fulton will have its pastor’s appreciation […]

Everyone is invited

Love your Neighbor, as Yourself James 2:1-13 …have you not discriminated among yourselves and become judges with evil thoughts? Listen, my dear brothers: has not God chosen those who are poor in the eyes of the world to be rich in faith and to inherit the kingdom He promised those who love him? James 2:4-5 (NIV) There is a story […]

‘Think Pink Walk’ in Jackson

The “THINK PINK WALK” is an official event of the ACS and is held in cities all over the country during the month of October. October is “Breast Cancer Awareness Month”, which is why this walk is not taking place at the same time as the Relay For Life. The “Think Pink Walk” is an event for all of Clarke […]

T’ville council to seek EPA proposals

The Thomasville City Council approved sending out requests for proposals for the design phase of what Mayor Sheldon Day called “the EPA portion” of the city’s water project. The EPA, USDA, EDA and the city are all funding different portions of the water project that will give Thomasville access to raw water from the Alabama River and the capacity to […]

Jackson Senior Center opens

Participating in the ribbon cutting for the new Jackson Senior Center, Friday, Sept. 24 are, from left, Jackson Nutrition Program Director Sherry Moseley, aide Retha Bettis and Harold White. Friday’s grand opening ceremony was attended by representative of U.S. Congressman Jo Bonner, U.S. Senators Richard Shelby and Jeff Sessions’ offices, local and state officials, as well as a number of […]