Sen. Shelby: ‘You can’t borrow your way to prosperity’

The country can’t continue along its same fiscal path of deficit spending, Alabama’ senior U.S. senator argued in Grove Hill Monday. It was an argument that Richard Shelby has made repeatedly during his visits home and he referenced them again using his famous charts to illustrate his point. In 1980, the U.S. owed $904 billion. Today, that amount has skyrocketed […]

Church Announcements

Grove Hill Baptist Church will have a six-week women’s Bible study class entitled “The Fazzled Female,” beginning Thursday, March 24 through Thursday, April 28 from 12 until 1 p.m. at Christie Merck’s house. Lunch will be provided. The only cost will be the book, $10. Call or email and register with the church office by Monday, March 21 at 251-275-3238 […]

St. Patrick’s bridge tourney benefits hospital

On St. Patrick’s Day, Sherry Hamilton and Pat Williams used their decorating talents – with the help from some mystic force – and transformed the Vivian P. Gilmore Civic Center into St. Patrick’s Game Room. Bright green and the snowy white flora of Grove Hill welcomed bridge players and volunteers in the early morning. At 10 a.m. sharp cards were […]

Local DAR members attend state conference

The Elizabeth Bradford Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution attended the Alabama State Conference held at the Auburn Hotel and Dixon Conference Center in Auburn from March 8 to March 10. Members attending were Regent Mrs. Robbie Purser, Treasurer and voting delegate Mrs. Susan Jones and Mrs. Brenda Gordon. The opening session saw 71 different DAR Chapters attending. […]

Troy Jones Community Garden to be dedicated at Spring Jubilee

Clarke County Arc (CCARC) will pay tribute to the late Troy Jones during its annual Spring Jubilee event, Saturday, April 2, with the unveiling of the Troy Jones Community Garden. Jones was one of the driving forces behind the founding of CCARC. One of his favorite activities took place on the lot behind the business he owned, Bright & Clean […]

Memories & Recipes

Recipes for new cooks

I’ve been cooking so long that I tend to forget about the new cooks out there. I was asked for a very basic recipe the other day and started remembering that I really did not know my way around the kitchen when I first started cooking for a family. I guess sometimes we all need to be reminded that no […]

Dogs and pet lovers have fun in Fulton

Big dogs, little dogs, fat dogs, skinny dogs, yappy dogs and quiet dogs…Fulton literally went to the dogs Saturday! The Voice for the Animals group hosted a 5K run and a one-mile pet trot to benefit animal efforts and a county shelter. 5K winners Top Male: Jesse Davidson, 22:20; Top Female: Melanie Moore, 22:28. Winners in the women’s category by […]

Cheerleading squad places first in national competition

To keep ‘Cadillac’ health insurance plan, GH workers will pay increase

The Grove Hill Town Council has opted to keep what it termed a “Cadillac” Blue Cross/Blue Shield Health Insurance plan for its employees but to pass on a $59 a month increase in the plan to employees. The town has been paying the $398 per employee per month for insurance. Mayor Jerry Newton told council members Monday that he and […]

Man arrested for breaking in on woman and threatening her

A man has been arrested and charged with burglary, first degree, after breaking into a woman’s home and threatening her with a knife. Clarke County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to a call of a burglary in progress at a residence on Fort Sinquefield Road just outside of Grove Hill, Thursday, March 17. After arriving deputies were met at the door […]