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February 22, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Supt. Bagley says county schools safe

Clarke County Superintendent Larry Bagley addressed school safety issues during his report to the Board of Education during last Thursday’s meeting.  More...

Political Announcements

Averett seeks return to District 1 seat on county commission

Elma Averett, a former two-term member of the Clarke County Commission, is seeking a return to the office representing District 1. More...

Special Sections

Community

Choctaw physician awarded Slayton Award for children’s work

Another overflow crowd gathered for Saturday’s annual Child Advocacy Center “Honor Thy Children” banquet to thank those who do their part to keep children in Clarke, Choctaw and Washington counties safe.  CAC supporter and boar More...

BANK’S NEW SIGNS UP

SmartBank has converted the signs of the old Capstone Bank. This is the office in Jackson at the intersection of College and Forest Avenues. More...

Quillen works to keep county ‘in the game’

Staying in the game. That’s how Clarke County Economic Development Director Jesse Quillen classified the county’s search for new industry in 2017. More...

Calendar

CALENDAR

Clarke Soil & Water offering $500 scholarships The Clarke County Soil & Water Conservation District is now accepting applications for a $500 scholarship sponsored by the Alabama Conservation District Employees Association. More...

Church News

Church News

Mt. Sinia Baptist Church will have its Annual Black History Program Sunday, Feb. 25 at 11 a.m. The speaker will be Gwen Wheeler. Dinner will be served. Lesia Tucker is the chairperson. Rev. Vincent Crayton is the pastor. More...

Editorial

Our Opinions

Run the flags back up and let’s move on

The flags were soberly lowered after another horrific mass shooting on Valentine’s Day in Parkland, Fla. Seventeen people were gunned down by a 19- year-old. Fourteen were teenagers, ranging in age from 14 to 18. More...

Short and sweet session

Inside the Statehouse

The 2018 legislative session will be short and sweet. It is an election year. More...

Four decades run by in a blink of the eye

Editor’s Notes

I was honored to receive the Alabama Press Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award at our annual winter meeting in Birmingham Friday. More...

TEACHERS OF THE YEAR RECOGNIZED

Two Grove Hill teachers were recognized as Clarke County’s Teachers of the Year at last week’s school board meeting. More...

Navy’s STEM visits CCHS

Clarke County High School students experienced the power of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) through the eyes of a U.S. Navy Seal last week when the Navy STEM program made a stop at the school. More...

Grove Hill considering property sale to business

The Town of Grove Hill is considering the sale of 10.15 acres of land of the old airport property on Highway 84 East to Carter Enterprises, LLC.  A public notice on Page 10 details the proposal.  The town is considering a sale of 10.15 acre More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Scarborough - Free Access

Rosie Lee Sullivan Scarbrough, 71, of Wilmer passed away Feb. 21, 2018 at Mobile Infirmary. She was born June 12, 1946 to Frank and Selma Lee Sullivan in Wagarville. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. More...

Chapman

Eunice Grey Packer Chapman, 74, a resident of the Zimco community of Jackson answered the Master’s call on Sunday morning, Feb. 11, 2018 while at Mobile Infirmary Hospital.   More...

Kimbrough

Willie Henry “Bill” Kimbrough, 80, departed this life on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, at his Lower Peach Tree residence.  He was born Oct. 4, 1937, son of George and Carrie Bell Packer Kimbrough.   More...

Sports

Clarke Prep rolls over teams in Gator Classic

The Clarke Prep School Lady Gators capped a solid Gator Classic this past Saturday with a 5-1 win over Escambia Academy.  Avery Harrell pitched all six frames, striking out 12 to get the win. She allowed just four hits.  More...

Lady Bulldogs season ends

Clarke County High School saw a magical 28-0 season come to an end as they lost 71-41 to T.R. Miller this past Saturday in the South Regional Tournament in Dothan.  More...

Photo

Derrick Davis (13) drives a pitch against Leroy Monday. CCHS lost 10-2. See more on the game next week.   More...

Lifestyle

Good Housekeeping Recipe

Citrus Pudding-Cake   A lemon-orange pudding layer topped with its own “souffle.” Spoon it right from the baking dish while it’s still steaming hot.   More...

Here’s a Tip!

* You may have heard that wax paper can make your kitchen and bathroom faucets shine, but did you know it can help your shower curtain slide back and forth smoothly too? Just wipe a sheet across the bar. More...

A Simple, Family-Friendly Menu

For many households, there are some requirements when you make time to prepare a family meal. More...

Records

Deeds

Property deeds listed Dated Feb. 8-15

Scotch & Gulf Lumber LLC, to Town of Fulton.  GBLL LLC, to Ranjeev Acharya.  Duke Family LTD, to Dale D. Harris.  Deanna J. More...

Jackson Police Calls

Calls answered by the Jackson Police Department the past week are listed:  An alarm was reported Feb. 12 in the 6400 block of Highway 43.  A traffic hazard was reported Feb. 12 on Industrial Road.  A requested escort was reported Feb. More...

Thomasville Police

The information for the Thomasville Police Department released by Chief Mitchell Stuckey for the week of February 12-18, 2018, is listed below. More...