2021-07-29

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Historians talk shop

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Mike Bunn, director of Historic Blakely State Park, talks with Marcus Gordon, who teaches history at Coastal Alabama Community College, following the Clarke County Historical Society’s meeting in Grove Hill Sunday. Bunn is the author of several history books and spoke on his latest, “Fourteenth Colony: The Forgotten Story of the Gulf South During America’s Revolutionary War.” Coastal Alabama is […]

Clarke Covid numbers up

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Many thought we had rounded the curve or topped the hill with Covid-19 but that is apparently not the case. The virus is resurging in Alabama thanks to a combination of issues — few Alabamians being vaccinated, the new Delta variant and more and more social contacts. With schools set to open in August and behind that the start of […]

Quick action foils break-in at City Drugs

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Prompt response by Sgt. Tireeq Jones scared would-be burglar away from store

An almost certain attempted break-in of City Drugs was thwarted in the early morning hours of Thursday, July 22. The suspect got away without gaining entry to the store. Surveillance cameras captured pictures of a man dressed in black with a black hoodie, a mask and gloves peering into the window of the drive-through at the rear of the store […]

Missing historical marker returned to Carlton site

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The missing historical marker for the runaway slave Hal and the lake named for him was found at the site from where it went missing in recent weeks. The Clarke County Historical Society has an ongoing program of erecting historical markers and this one was put up several months ago on the Carlton Road in the Carlton community of southern […]

CNB in Grove Hill

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Community Neighbor Bank was welcomed to Grove Hill last Thursday with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The lending institution locally owned out of Camden has been open for a few weeks and is located on Main Street in Grove Hill. Several of the bank’s board members from Camden were on hand as well as President and CEO Al Johnson and longtime […]

Unvaccinated fully protected by state law

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Attorney General Steve Marshall recently released public guidance to address legal questions surrounding COVID-19 vaccinations in Alabama. In recent weeks, the Attorney General’s Office has experienced a sharp increase in vaccine-related inquiries and complaints. In releasing the guidance, Attorney General Marshall explained, “Every Alabamian should educate themselves on the state of our laws when it comes to COVID-19 vaccinations. In […]

Dr. Kania honored for his service over 28 years in T’ville

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Dr. Gary Kania, was honored with a retirement reception the evening of Thursday, July 15 at the Thomasville Regional Medical Center. TRMC Chairman of the Board Curtis James addressed Dr. Kania and the many well wishers who came to say thanks for his 28 years of service to Clarke County and Thomasville. “It’s a great occasion but also a sad […]

Clarke Records

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Marriage Certificates Michelle Lasha Dees, to Montavius Demar Miller. Derrick Lashawn Houston, to Tina Foxx. Donnie Lee King, to Ganita Lafaye Marstiller. Brandon Lashaun Cole, to Latryah Renee Dixon. Property deeds listed Dated July 14-20 Clinton Earl Flowers, to C. Earl Flowers. Judith H. Stockwell- Other, to Thelma Loretta Walker. Fran Brown-Other, to Fran Brown. WRES LLC, to Weyerhaeuser Company. […]

Clarke Arrests

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Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail the week of July 20-26 include the following: Altonia Jamel Glenn, 36, speeding above 45 mph on a county road, driving while license suspended, arrested by Coffeeville Police Dept. Jamison Lanier, 31, theft of property first degree, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. Aaron Glen Harvison, 32, domestic violence third degree, arrested by […]