2018-03-22 E-Edition

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What started out as a routine traffic stop turned into a spirited foot chase Tuesday afternoon. Grove Hill Police Officer Robbie Tillman stopped a car on Highway 84 just west of the overpass. A passenger, Ashley Law, jumped out and ran into the woods. Lawmen converged on the scene and went into the woods after him. Tillman and Clarke County […]

Career tech center funded

Two-years work and multiple trips to Montgomery have paid off as Superintendent Larry Bagley said at the March 15 Clarke County school board meeting that recent funding from the state will make a career workforce facility a reality. “Today I am happy to say that the project is ready to move forward,” Bagley said. “I received a phone call last […]

Short-staffed GH Police may seek help from sheriff’s deputies

The Grove Hill Police Department is short officers — so much so that just three are trying to cover the town, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Not only is overtime skyrocketing but the officers are tired too. Grove Hill Police Chief Woodie Coats has been battling health issues for some time and is out this week, in […]

Law enforcement agencies team to make drug bust

The Clarke County Sheriff’s Department and the Thomasville Police Department worked together to make a big drug bust in Thomasville Friday, March 16. Three individuals were arrested and charged with trafficking a controlled substance and possession of marijuana first degree. Arrested at a Johnson Street residence were Jasmine Watkins, Virian Rich and Kenderick Blackmon. In addition to the drug charges, […]


The Town of Fulton has erected a monument in memory of Dwight Harrigan at the Town Pavilion. Harrigan was president and CEO of Scotch Lumber Company for years. He passed away Feb. 28, 2016. Harrigan’s grandfather purchased Scotch in 1902 and it was family owned and operated until it merged with Gulf Lumber in 2009. In 2013 Scotch-Gulf was sold […]

Delinquent property taxes advertised

If you haven’t paid your Clarke County property taxes, you can find your name on the delinquent tax sale public notice in today’s Democrat. Property taxes were delinquent after Dec. 31. Unpaid properties are being advertised for sale for the cost of the taxes and advertising. This is the second publication of the notice that will be published three times. […]


Mui Mui is an adult female cat. She is very playful and affectionate. She is litter box trained. Mui Mui is spayed, up to date on shots, and micro-chipped. Adoption fee is $25. Interested adopters can call 251-275-1055 or come by the Clarke County Animal Shelter, Highway 84 East, Grove Hill, between 10-3 Monday-Saturday and 1-3 on Sunday.


Etoria Adams Toole, 83, was the youngest of ten children born to the late Patsy Lang Adams and Joe Adams. She was born on January 29, 1935 in McIntosh. Death sealed her lips on March 11, 2018. She was a member of Lang’s Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church where she served on the Trustee Board and was a Life Member of […]


George Barron Stabler, Jr., 62, of Thomasville died March 16, 2018 at his home. He was born December 12, 1955 in Arlington to George and Janice Stabler. He was an environmental control operator with Louisiana-Pacific Mill and a member of Thomasville Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Ronda Stabler, Thomasville; son, Barron Lee Stabler, Thomasville; mother, Janice Stabler, […]