2020-12-10

Baugh

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Albert Russell Baugh, 75, of Grove Hill, passed away at Baptist Hospital in Pensacola, Fla. on December 10, 2020. He was born March 28, 1945 in the Greenwood community of Clarke County to Albert Sidney and Lonnie Mae West Baugh. He worked for the Alabama Department of Transportation for 32 years. After retiring, he enjoyed tending to his garden and […]

Mitchem

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Fanny Johnson Mitchem, 87, of Jackson, passed away Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at her residence. She was born in Myrtlewood on June 14, 1933 to George W. Johnson and Archie Belle Palmer Johnson. A homemaker, she was a member of the Jackson Church of Christ and the Red Hat Club. She enjoyed visiting with her many friends at Jackson Health […]

Coleman

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Miss Sue Coleman, as she was known to her hundreds of former students, Sue Sue to family members, lived a remarkable life in service to the children of Clarke County. She hoped aloud on several occasions that she could live to be the oldest woman in Grove Hill. Mary Susan Haskew Coleman died at age 104 years old in the […]

Bolen

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Jesse Stewart Bolen, 68, of Jackson, passed away Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at Mobile Infirmary. He was born in Brownwood, Texas on December 10, 1952 to Jesse L. Bolen and Pauline Gresham Bolen. He had worked in the oil fields for Belden Blake, but more recently, had provided private guitar lessons for numerous budding musicians. He frequently played guitar with […]

Williams

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Willie Shade “Sonny” Williams, Jr., 86, of Jackson, passed away Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at his residence. He was born in Jackson on April 9, 1934 to Willie Shade Williams, Sr. and Ida Bell Barnett Williams. An avid golfer, he was also a huge fan of the University of Alabama football team and enjoyed spending quality time with his family. […]

Jackson

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Dr. Katie Welch Jackson March 13, 1950 – December 06, 2020 When peace like a river, attendeth thy way, when sorrows like sea billows roll, whatever thy lot has to say it is well it is well with his soul.   In humble submission to the Will of God, Miller Funeral Services and Crematory sorrowfully announce the earthly departure of Dr. […]

2020-12-10 E-Edition

Five fire departments respond to fire

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The home of Dusty and Claire Newton on the Asbury Road just outside of Grove Hill suffered extensive damage in a fire early Sunday morning. Grove Hill Fire/Rescue received the page of the fire at 4:35 a.m. and were quickly on the scene where they found heavy smoke billowing from the roof and eaves. The Newtons reportedly escaped the house […]

No surprises in grand jury’s 188 indictments

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The recent Clarke County Grand Jury issued 188 true bills, or criminal indictments, during its recent session in November out of 219 cases considered. The majority of those, 160, were felonies and 38 were misdemeanors. Seven cases were continued. Unfounded rumors were circulated the week the grand jury met that a county elected official would be indicted. However, those rumors […]

Grove Hill Floral to close shop after 47 years in business

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The ladies at Grove Hill Floral have touched every facet of life during the 47 years (they think the number is right, they’ve lost count over the years) the florist has been in business. From flowers celebrating births, weddings, graduations, anniversaries and more to flowers for sicknesses and death, they’ve made arrangements for just about every event, every emotion that […]