2012-11-28

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Peach Tree bust bags drugs, cash and guns




A Lower Peach Tree resident was arrested Nov. 20 by the Clarke County Drug Task Force. Charles Edward Gates, 58, was booked in the Clarke County Jail for trafficking cocaine; possession of marijuana, first degree; and possession of a controlled substance. A search warrant was executed at approximately 9 p.m. at 67 Tangerine Road in Lower Peach Tree, said task […]

T’ville dentist charged in Thomaston shooting




A dentist who has practices in Thomasville and Thomaston was arrested Sunday after a shooting incident in Thomaston. According to Thomaston Mayor Jeff Laduron, at approximately 4 p.m., the Thomaston Police Department received a 911 call that a 40-year-old white male, Lynn Howard Crocker from Thomaston, had been shot. The shooting is a result of a dispute between Crocker and […]

Circuit clerk’s race recount Thursday



A recount of the race for Clarke County circuit clerk is set for Thursday, Nov. 29 at the Clarke County Courthouse in Grove Hill. In the Nov. 6 General Election, Republican Summer Scruggs edged out Democrat Berneta Stallworth 6,882 to 6,808, a difference of 74 votes and a victory margin of 50.19 percent. However, the closeness of the vote mandated […]

CCHS student wrecks on way to school



Hwy. 43 property rezoned for development

McDonald’s restaurant committed to site


The Grove Hill Zoning Board of Adjustment approved Tuesday the zoning of a portion of property on Highway 43 for a retail development, which will include a McDonald’s restaurant. The Grove Hill Town Council will have to approve the board’s recommendation at its Dec. 3 meeting. Mayor Levon Hicks made the request on behalf of developer Lamar Harrison of O’mar […]

Holiday fun in T’ville this Saturday



Thomasville has a full day of events planned for Saturday, Dec. 1. The Thomasville Chamber Business open houses will start at 8 a.m. (check with stores for their hours). Stop by for special sales, register for door prizes, enjoy refreshments and get started on your Christmas shopping. Breakfast with Santa will be at 9 a.m. Get your tickets at the […]

Mobile Symphony concert set



The Mobile Symphony Orchestra will again make its way to Thomasville for its annual Christmas concert Monday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. at the Thomasville Civic Center. The orchestra, under the direction of music director Scott Speck, will perform a variety of Christmas-themed music from classical to contemporary. Musical selections will include music from the Nutcracker ballet, composer John Williams, […]

Coffeeville’s parade is Saturday



The Coffeeville Christmas Parade will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1. For more information, call 1-251-589-3959. **** Grove Hill’s parade is Thursday, Dec. 6 at 4 p.m. See the ad on Page 8A and a story on Page 2B for more on the parade and other holiday activities.