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September 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Debate without moderator set; Trump coming to help Strange

With the run-off just days away, most polls show Roy Moore with a significant lead over Luther Strange for the Republican nomination in the special U.S. Senate contest Tuesday, Sept. 26. More...

Wilson benefit singing at Sage

A Benefit Singing will be Saturday, Sept. More...

Satilpa Creek kitty kat?

This cat-looking creature was photographed by an old game camera about 15 years ago about five miles south of Coffeeville, near the Union Chapel community, just off Highway 69. David Brogan of Crestview, Fla. More...

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Community

WHY THE LIGHTS BLINKED

Alabama Power crews were doing routine maintenance on lines and a substation at the lower end of Court Street at Highway 84 Monday and unexpected problems caused several brief blinks in electrical service throughout Grove Hill. More...

TURN THIS WAY

An Alabama Department of Transportation crew was out Monday installing directional “Business District” signs on Highway 43 near the Cobb Street intersection, pointing motorist into the Grove Hill business district. More...

MONEY FOR SCHOOLS

State Rep. Elaine Beech, D-Chatom, recently stopped by the Clarke County Board of Education office in Grove Hill to present Superintendent of Education Larry Bagley with a check for $6,000. Bagley said the money will be used for technology programs. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

The Clarke County Retired Educators Association (CCRA) will meet Sept. 21 at 11:45 a.m. at Coastal Community College in Thomasville.   More...

Church News

Church News

Greater Ebenezer Baptist Church of Coffeeville will continue its Revival Thursday, Sept. 21 and end Friday, Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. nightly. The evangelist for the week will be Rev. More...

Editorial

Turnout is the key to Tuesday win

Inside the Statehouse

The very interesting and entertaining Republican Primary for our open U.S. Senate seat culminates this Tuesday with the clash between two Titans. More...

The dilemma: Moore or Strange?

Editor’s Notes

Alabama voters who voted in the special Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat on Aug. 15 may vote in Tuesday’s run-off. Anyone who didn’t vote may also vote. But if you voted Democratic on Aug. More...

Why bipartisanship is important

Center for Effective Government

Back in March, two young members of Congress from Texas, Beto O’Rourke and Will Hurd, became brief internet celebrities. More...

Gates Motor Service in business 66 years

Gates Motor Service could be a museum with its antique signs and old calendars dating back to the 1950s and 1960s hanging on the walls. Old tools sit and stand alongside newer tools that are used every day. More...

No crossover voting in run-off for Senate seat

Voters will go to the polls Tuesday, Sept. 26 to elect a Republican nominee in a special U.S. Senate election. If you voted Republican in the initial primary on Aug. 15 you can vote in this run-off. More...

Historical society to meet Sunday

The Clarke County Historical Society will hear a program on the history of a local Confederate soldiers’ organization at its monthly meeting on Sunday, Sept. More...

Fulton’s gospel singing is Oct. 7

Fulton Fire & Rescue’s Annual Fall Gospel Singing-Arts & Crafts will be Saturday, Oct. 7 in downtown Fulton from 8:30 a.m. until 9 p.m.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Champion - Free Access

Claudie Gerald Champion, 81, of Thomasville died Sept. 16, 2017 at his residence. He was born July 30, 1936 in Clarke County to Thomas Vivian Champion and Pauline Henrietta Champion. He was a member of Thomasville Baptist Church. More...

Dozier - Free Access

Maudine Dozier, 85, a native of Chance and resident of Thomasville, passed away at her family residence in Chance to her heavenly home Sept. 20, 2017.  More...

Moore

Samuel Moore Jr., 62, a native and resident of Jackson was born August 15, 1955 to the late Samuel Taylor and the late Maggie Lee Hazewood. He departed this life September 16, 2017 at Jackson Medical Center.   More...

Sports

Clarke County blows away Flomaton

The Clarke County High Bulldogs scored early and often to downgrade the Hurricanes of Flomaton 50-14 last Friday night in a key region game at H.G. Prim Stadium. More...

Dunn’s OT PAT lifts CPS over Saints

It came down to the point-after touchdown try in overtime, but the Clarke Prep School Gators got their first win of the season as they edged Patrician 44- 43 in OT last Friday night in Butler.  More...

Lady Gators wins at Hooper

The 8th-ranked Clarke Prep School Lady Gators made short work of area Hooper 25-13, 25-23 and 25-18 last Thursday in Pintlala.  More...

Lifestyle

Strange BUT TRUE

Napoleon’s cashmere undies

* In Western cultures, the owl is associated with wisdom, but in some Asian countries, it’s traditionally a symbol of stupidity.  More...

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Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Sept. 12-18 include: Desmond Cardell Abston, 24, fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, reckless endangerment, arrested by Coffeeville Police Dept. More...

Thomasville Police Report

The information for the Thomasville Police Department released by Chief Mitchell Stuckey for the week of Sept. 11-17 is listed below.  Felony arrest (JUVENILE) – Fraudulent Use of a Credit/Debit Card – 9-14-17   More...

Deeds

Property deeds listed  Dated Sept. 7-14  John O. More...