2021-12-09 E-Edition

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Christmas is coming!

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The Christmas season is in full swing with parades and other activities being held everywhere! Santa Claus was the guest of honor at Grove Hill’s Christmas Parade (at top) Thursday, Dec. 2. The Tombigbee Maids, young ladies who represent Coffeeville rode in that community’s parade Saturday, Dec. 4 (above left). Also Saturday, Thomasville hosted Christmas displays downtown in lieu of […]

CCHS Bulldogs state champions!

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The outcome was in doubt until the very end as the Clarke County High Bulldogs beat Cleveland High 49-41 last Friday to claim the school’s first ever football championship. It was a hard-fought, high scoring game. There have been 38,053 days or 5,436 weeks between the first practice for the Bulldogs and the championship at Protective Stadium in Birmingham. In […]

Region mourns fatal shooting of Wilcox Co. sheriff’s deputy

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It was right about 5 o’clock Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 1 when law enforcement radios crackled with the news that no one ever wants to hear: Officers shot. Two Wilcox County sheriff’s deputies, Chief Deputy Trenton Gulley and Deputy Madison “Skip” Nicholson were responding to a domestic call on Shamburger Road, across from the paper mill in Yellow Bluff off of […]

Lawmen net drugs, cash, weapons and more in recent Whatley bust

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In the early morning hours of Friday, Dec. 3, Clarke County deputy sheriffs and sheriff investigators executed a search warrant in the 100 block of Rickwood Drive in the Whatley community of Clarke County in reference to illegal drug activity. Inside the residence, investigators located approximately 60 Lortab pills, 40 Adderall pills, 3 grams of cocaine, two handguns, a rifle, […]

Gov. Ivey names Stephen Winters district attorney

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Stephen Kellis Winters is the new District Attorney for the First Judicial Circuit. Gov. Kay Ivey appointed Winters to the position this week to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Spencer Walker effective Oct. 31. Walker retired. Winters, a Butler attorney, is no stranger to the office. He was a new Cumberland Law School graduate in the fall […]

Grove Hill Police officers work two accidents Friday, Dec. 3

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The Grove Hill Police Department worked two wrecks Friday, Dec. 3. At 5:35 p.m., officers responded to a reported vehicle collision at U.S. Highway 84 near the Clarke County Health Department. Officers arrived on the scene to find a 2000 Toyota Camry with major front end damage in the middle of the highway. Apparently, the vehicle collided with a tractor […]

Five arrests made for shooting at Thomasville business

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Five men and one juvenile have been arrested in connection to a shooting at Cuzz’s Convenience Store. The incident happened Nov. 29 at about 2 a.m. Thomasville Police Department officers responded to a report of shots being fired at the truck stop that operates 24 hours and seven days per week. When officers arrived, all of the alleged subjects have […]

Old Monroe Co. Courthouse a National Historic Landmark

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The Old Courthouse Museum in Monroeville has been designated a National Historic Landmark. The designation is bestowed by the National Park Service to recognize historic properties that illustrate the history of the United States. The Old Monroe County Courthouse was built in 1903. It earned the National Historic Landmark designation because of its association with internationally-known authors Harper Lee and […]

Clarke Arrests

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Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail the week of Nov. 30-Dec. 6 include the following: Thomas Gregory, 30, certain person forbidden to possess a pistol, burglary third degree, receiving stolen property second degree, $1,500 or more, driving under the influence (alcohol), arrested by the Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. Kearson Williams, 19, revoked bond, discharging firearm, etc., into occupied or […]