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December 6, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

ALDOT will repair washout on Hurd Street

The Alabama Department of Transportation is coming to the rescue of the citizens of Grove Hill’s Hurd Street, agreeing to repair the massive washout that completely severed the road earlier this year.  More...

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THOMASVILLE CHRISTMAS PARADE— The annual Christmas Parade in Thomasville was Tuesday night with a slew of floats. Afterwards citizens enjoyed various things around the downtown area. More...

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LOOKED FAR WORSE—Two pick-up trucks, one a Clarke-Mobile Gas District vehicle, collided Tuesday afternoon on Highway 43 near the old AC Fabricating plant between Grove Hill and Jackson. More...

Utsey family increases UA’s School of Law scholarship fund

In honor of Jeff Utsey’s late father, Bill Utsey, and two of Jeff’s most influential mentors, Bill Melton and Ted Taylor, Jeff and Julie Walker Utsey recently increased their donation amount to the William L. Utsey, William D. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Grove Hill Christmas Parade will be Thursday, Dec. 6 at 4 p.m. Lineup will be at CCHS at 3 p.m. Santa will be at the Carleton Park afterwards to visit with the kids and there will be a tree lighting. Grove Hill Book Club will meet Monday, Dec. More...

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Church News

Church News

Mt. Zion No. 1 Baptist Church’s Annual Women’s Conference will be Saturday, Dec. 8 at 10 a.m. The theme will be “Woman, More Than A Conqueror.” Genesis 2:21-23/Romans 8:37. The guest speaker will be Dr. Wedia Love. More...

Claude goes to homecoming

From the Mind of Me

Now if you are from the South, you already know what Homecoming Sunday is all about. And if you are unfortunate enough to be from somewhere else, other than the South, I’ll explain Homecoming Sunday. It is a yearly church event in the South. More...

Prepare to meet the Lord

Pastor’s Sermon

Jeremiah 33:14-16 Luke 21:25-28, 34-36 More...

Lifestyle

A holiday dinner for every appetite

Every year, my sisters and I start planning our family holiday gatherings a few weeks ahead of time. More...

Puzzles

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Cozy up to no-sew polar fleece scarves

By Donna Erickson Be warm and feel cozy with easy, no- sew polar fleece scarves. Make one for each member of the family — including your dog! More...

Collins murder case resolved with ‘best interest’ plea, 15-year sentence

A capital murder case that has dragged on for six years came to an end last week when the defendant entered a “best interest” guilty plea to murder and received a 15-year sentence.  Jarvis Durell Culpepper was charged with the Sept. More...

JMS principal advocates STEM for students’ future

The STEM program is apparently a stem-winder at Jackson Middle School. JMS Principal Adam Andrews gave a presentation on the program to the Clarke County Board of Education Nov. More...

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PULLING THE TIDE THROUGH — Gil and Cindy Gilmore of Grove Hill were at the SEC championship game between Alabama and Georgia in Atlanta Saturday and the CBS camera caught them intently watching with Alabama behind in the fourth quarter. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Sullivan

Eloise “Weezie” Sullivan, 74, a native of Jackson and resident of Mount Vernon, departed this life to glory Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018.   More...

Paul

Jewell Luverne Griffin Paul, 88, of Grove Hill passed away after an extended illness Dec. 1, 2018 at the Jackson Medical Center.   She was born March 23, 1930 in Walker Springs to the late W.J. and Gladys Few Griffin. More...

Andrews

Rickey Andrews, 76, of Thomasville died Nov. 25, 2018 at Crowne Health Care of Citronelle.  He was born Nov. 13, 1942 in Thomasville to Chester Lee and Mae Beth Andrews. He was a member of Thomasville Baptist Church.  More...

Sports

Lady Gators win back to back games

The Clarke Prep School Lady Gators won back to back games last week as they had a full week on the hardwoods.  CPS beat Wilcox 21-19 Saturday with Grace Compton leading the way with 11 points and nine rebounds.  Kalli Steadham had five poi More...

CCHS Bulldogs fall to Wilcox-Central

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs lost 66-50 to Wilcox-Central last Saturday night in Camden.  Deante Clark had 15 points and four rebounds. Quandre Burroughs added 17 points and seven rebounds. More...

Jackson swimmer wins state crowns

Dexter Browning capped an impressive swimming career at Jackson High School as he captured his fifth state championship this past weekend at James E. More...

Editorial

George H. W. Bush

Our Opinions

George Herbert Walker Bush died at his home in Houston, Texas Friday. He was 94. His one-term presidency ended a quarter of a century ago. More...

Political Cartoon

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Political winners and losers

Inside the Statehouse

Now that the dust has settled on this year’s elections, let’s look back at who are the big winners and losers of the year.  More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail the week of Nov. 27-Dec. More...

Clarke Deeds

Property deeds listed Dated Nov. 21-29   James C. Prescott Jr., to Trey McKinley.  Tony Brown, to Diversified Operations Company Inc.  Frances Royall Alexander, to Frances R. Alexander-As Trustee.  Mabon Pugh Jr., to Mabon E. More...

Thomasville Police Report

The information for the Thomasville Police Department released by Chief Mitchell Stuckey for the week of Nov. 26 – Dec. 2, 2018, is listed below. More...