May 17, 2018 RSS feed / Community

WE KNEW IT WAS HOT BUT...

Motorists traveling along Highway 43 may have been startled earlier this week to see the temperature reading on the electronic sign in front of Tompkins Baptist Church. It was hot this weekend, but this hot? Surely it was a malfunction. More...

Middleton-Matheson to wed June 9

Mr. and Mrs. Scott Middleton of Jackson announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Taylor Marai, to Jordan Thomas Matheson, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Brian Matheson of Andalusia. More...

Jones-Harrell to wed in Leroy church Saturday

Bailey Suzanne Jones and John Ross Harrell will exchange marriage vows Saturday, May 19 at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Leroy.  Miss Jones is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Jones of Leroy.  Mr. Harrell is the son of Mr. More...

Retired educators couple create fund to help make Jackson schools safer

In light of the recent threats to students across the United States, David and Nancye Wilhelm felt inspired to make a difference. In April 2018, the Wilhelms established the Protect Our Children Fund through The Community Foundation of South Alabama. More...

Scarbrough has part in ‘Company’ musical play at Troy

Aly Scarbrough of Thomasville recently took part in a production of the musical “Company” presented by the Troy University Department of Theatre and Dance April 21-24 at the Trojan Center Theater on the Troy Campus. More...

Drugs found in routine traffic stop; arrest made

A routine traffic stop to check a vehicle with no headlights around 10:30 Saturday night ended with a Grove Hill man being arrested not only for his headlights being out but on drug charges as well.  More...

HIPPY youngsters graduate!

HIPPY Clarke County passes out medallions in special ceremony at GHES May 10

HIPPY Clarke County held graduation exercises for its pre-kindergarten program May 10 at Grove Hill Elementary School. The participants are three, four- and five-years-old. Each child received a medallion for completing the course. More...

Celebrate Kathryn Tucker Windham’s and Alabama’s Centennial June 1-2

“Alabama is like one big front porch where folks gather on summer nights to tell tales and to talk family. Everybody, they say, is kin to somebody else—or knows somebody who is.”  -Kathryn Tucker Windham   More...

PETTING THE TIGER

When Congressman Bradley Byrne visited Slayton Brothers in Jackson on May 4 as part of the celebration of National Small Business Week, owner Wayne Slayton confided that he hadn’t voted for Byrne but the University of Alabama fan could redeem h More...

State’s turkey harvest shows an increase

The Game Check numbers from the recently completed wild turkey season are in, and a slight uptick in hunter success was indicated. More...