2017-01-26

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Court rules: Redraw 12 legislative districts

Blacks unconstitutionally “packed” into districts; all House, Senate districts may end up being redrawn


A federal court has ruled that 12 of Alabama’s legislative districts are unconstitutional due to an improper use of race in their composition. The ruling Friday by the three-judge panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals enjoins the use of the districts in future elections and cumulates a five-year legal challenge to the districts brought by the Alabama […]

Grove Hill Elementary honor roll announced



Grove Hill Elemetnary School’s honor roll for the second nine-week period is announced. All “A” Honor Roll 1st GRADE Banks, D’untraeBolden, BraelenCrosby, JeremyHinson, LakynJackson, SarahLockart, NattilieLucy, StevenMcMillian,AaliyahPeters, BaileighPugh, DraelynRobinson, LaceyRobinson, KalebWeaver, Ka’LeahWhite, SerenityYoung, Jordan “A/B” Honor Roll 1ST GRADE Cody, KelvieGregory, Christopher James, MeyganJenkins, ColeJones, A’riahMills, James TroyPace, SydneyWestbrook,Ka’LiyaYoung, KendalCody, NevaehGant, StephanieGrayson, JuliusJackson, CamiyaJohnson, BrandonSavage, RaynahScott, JosephBurroughs, A’NylaGates, MarcusMarbley, KelceyMcCants, […]

Baseball, softball sign-ups Feb. 3 & 4



The Grove Hill Area Baseball and Softball leagues will begin signing kids up for the upcoming season, beginning on Feb. 3-4 at Town Hall. On Feb. 3 they will go from 6- 8 p.m.; on Feb. 4 from 9 a.m. until 12 noon. If your child is playing you will need to bring a copy of their birth certificate. The […]

Former Bulldogs, now Eagles



Former Clarke Clarke County High students Shayla Gwin, Shanda Pugh and Amberly Sheffield strike a pose at an Alabama Southern basketball game Monday night. Gwin and Sheffield, sophomores, both cheered for the Bulldogs while Pugh, a freshman, played basketball and softball at CCHS.

Clarke Prep to host Regional tourney Thurs.



The Clarke Prep School varsity Gators picked up the number two seed in their area despite falling 62-58 to Escambia last week in Canoe. Cam Bumpers paced the Gators with 14 points. Hight Finch had 12 points. John Hill Newsom added 11 points. Trey Wade scored nine points. The Lady Gators battled but came up short 38-26 to the Lady […]

No CCHS-THS hoops this season



For the first time that anyone can remember, Clarke County and Thomasville will not play basketball. The game, originally scheduled for Jan. 6 in Thomasville was postponed when a winter storm hit. It had been rescheduled for Friday, January 20 but the teams could not agree on a start time and the game was cancelled. Thomasville wanted a 1 p.m. […]

‘Trolls’ now have animated movie



EDITOR’S NOTE: DVDs reviewed in this column are available in stores the week of Feb. 6, 2017 “Trolls” (PG) — The puggishly adorable Troll dolls that were a mainstay of toy boxes for decades now have their own hyper-colored animated adventure. Princess Poppy (voiced by Anna Kendrick) is the life of the party with the dance-and-hug obsessed Troll community until […]

Perine makes President’s List at Jax State



Jalyn Perine of Jackson makes the Fall 2016 President’s List at Jacksonville State University. The President’s List recognizes full time students who have earned a minimum grade-point average of 3.75 during the fall semester.

Church Notices



Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Grove Hill will have a Love Program in honor of Ms. Bernardria Dickinson Saturday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. Please come out and show your love and support for a worthwhile cause. All proceeds will be used to assist her with medical expenses and care. For more information contact: Cassandra Martin, 251-282-6390, Shayla Gwin, 251-769-0962 […]