2022-07-14 E-Edition

Youngsters have fun at summer art camp

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Youngsters are having a big time during the Grove Hill Cultural Arts Center’s summer camp, learning to draw and paint. Director Denise Wilson teaches fundamentals in a fun way. At top left, Wilson is shown with Laykin Smith who wanted to contribute $24 in allowance and chores monies to the program “to pay it forward to help others.” Last Thursday’s […]

Woman not giving up on road complaint

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Commissioner Rhone: “There is no satisfying” her

Alisha Ezell-Acosta, a Clarke County resident who lives on Starling Drive, just outside of the Grove Hill city limits, spoke July 12 regarding the condition of the dirt road at the meeting of the Clarke County Commission. She has complained to the commission and the Grove Hill City Council several times in the past about the road. Starling Drive is […]

AT&T’s Thomasville’s cell coverage questioned

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Jackie Ray Rush, a Thomasville resident and owner of Rush Enterprises on Highway 5 North, spoke July 11 to the Thomasville City Council regarding what he called “awful” cell service from AT&T. He addressed the city council during its early work session. Rush also is the current chairman of the Clarke County Commission. Rush has tried to address the problem […]

Family movie night slated at Grove Hill’s Hudson Park

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The city of Grove Hill and the local Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a family movie night on either July 23 or 30 at S.P. Hudson Park. Grove Hill Mayor Ross Wood spoke regarding the upcoming event during the July 5 meeting of the Grove Hill City Council. The movie to be screened has not yet been chosen, he said. […]

Family Dollar, Dollar Tree combo store for Coffeeville

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For a long time, Dollar General was building new stores in small communities and at crossroads across the state. Now, Family Dollar is doing the same but adding the Dollar Tree name to the new stores. Family Dollar owns Dollar Tree. One is being built at the intersection of Highway 69 South and Highway 84 in Coffeeville. A Dollar General […]

Ala. Forestry Commission worker killed when tower falls in Washington County

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A communications technician with the Alabama Forestry Commission died Wednesday afternoon, July 6 in an accident in Washington County. Brett Savage, 36, a resident of Deatsville, in Elmore County, was helping a crew remove a communications tower in southwest Washington County off of U.S. Highway 45 and not far from the Mobile County line when it unexpectedly fell, killing him […]

No sales tax on school supplies this weekend

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Alabama’s 17th annual sales tax holiday for school-related items begins at 12:01 a.m. Friday, July 15, and ends at midnight Sunday, July 17, giving shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain school supplies, computers, books and clothing free of the state’s four percent sales or use tax. All Clarke County municipalities are also exempting their sales tax although a portion of […]

Woman dies in ATV crash in Monroe Co.

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A single-vehicle crash involving an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) that occurred at approximately 2:50 p.m. Friday, July 8, has claimed the life of an Indianapolis, Ind., woman. Lana B. Kelley, 42, was critically injured when the 2019 Polaris 900 in which she was a passenger entered a curve and partially overturned. Kelley succumbed to her injuries enroute to Monroe County Hospital. […]


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MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage executed on April 30, 2019 by Gunner C. Champion, a single man, originally in favor of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Platinum Mortgage, Inc., and recorded in DMM Book 1516 at Page 700 on May 2, 2019, in the […]