2015-02-05 E-Edition

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Stealing birthday money armed with BB guns

An 18-year-old Jackson man and four juveniles have been arrested and charged with stealing a minimal amount of money at gunpoint from an individual at the Grove Hill Senior Citizen Center. Grove Hill police officers responded to a call at the center the evening of Jan. 30. Officer Robert Barron arrived and spoke with the victim who stated that a […]

GH council will meet at 5:30, not 4:30

The Grove Hill Town Council voted Monday night to change the regular meeting time to 5:30 p.m. The council had voted in their last meeting to change the time to 4:30 p.m. citing the needs of council members and members of the public who didn’t want to drive in the dark. Jim Cox, editor and publisher of the Clarke County […]

DHR board has important duties: hires – and can fire – local director

The county Department of Human Resources (DHR) board has been caught up in controversy recently after Clarke County Commissioners disagreed over the appointment of two new members to the body. Dr. Mark McCutcheon and Glen Padgett were recently appointed to the seven-member board with the support of Republican commissioners Stan Hutto and Bill Taylor with commission chairman Jackie Ray Rush […]

Local man’s money found in New Jersey post office headed to phone scammer

The Clarke County Sheriff’s Department has received a lot of calls in reference to scams over the last few weeks. Citizens in the county have been receiving phone calls from someone using several different ways to scam them, Chief Investigator Ron Baggette said. Baggette said one incident involved an elderly man who was told that he won $18 million in […]

T’ville ACT Aspire test scores show room for improvement

The Thomasville City Schools District released ACT Aspire test results Jan. 27 in math and reading from grades three to eight, of which the school system will be held accountable in future years. The Aspire tests were taken in spring 2014 and have provided benchmarks for the school system after two years of teaching under the state’s new College and […]

T’ville Lions Club members honored

At a recent Lions Club meeting the Thomasville Lions Club honored their two charted members Lion Edwin Roy Ford and Lion Louris Howard Jackson with Lifetime membership to the Thomasville Lions Club. The Thomasville Lions club was charted in November 1967 by these two lions as well as many other civic minded citizens who realized a need in the community […]


Audrey Glenn “Buddy” Guy, 75, of Jackson died Feb. 1, 2015. He was born March 7, 1939 to the late Clarence Alfus Guy and Sudie Bertha Stokely. He was retired from Boise Cascade as an operator. One of his favorite things to do was fishing. Survivors include his wife, Lois Guy, Jackson; six children, Tim (Susan) Guy, Jackson, Sharon ( […]