February 15, 2018 RSS feed / Community

MCVAY LANDMARK STORE CLOSED

The McVay community lost a longtime landmark last month when Reeves Grocery closed. The store was over 50 years old and was started by the late Jimmy Reeves. It was owned by his nephew Brian Reeves when it closed. More...

Coon hunt and show at Jackson VFW Feb. 17

The UKC Clarke-Washington County Coon Hunters 28th Annual St. Jude Coon Hunt will be Friday, Feb. 16 and Saturday, Feb. 17 at the VFW Club in Jackson located on the Club Wiley Road.  The Friday night hunt will begin at 7 p.m. More...

Announcement stories free through March 1 issue

The Democrat will run political announcements on the front page at no cost to candidates through March 1. After that, announcements will be charged and will be placed on an inside page.  Qualifying for both Democrats and Republicans ended Feb. More...

Gene Wiggins retires as director of State Bureau of Investigation

Alabama Farmers Federation joined state and community leaders at a retirement party last week to congratulate State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) Director Gene Wiggins on his retirement and welcoming the new director, John Hamm.  Federation Pres More...

iSpice plant progress: ‘Hearing more good than not good’ now

Clarke County commissioners quizzed Jesse Quillen, the county’s economic developer about the progress of the iSpice plant in Jackson Monday.  Quillen was frank. More...

Duke is named senior VP, board of directors member at Sweet Water State Bank

Lee Duke has joined Sweet Water State Bank as senior vice president and a member of its board of directors.  Duke is a long-life resident of Clarke County. He grew up in Grove Hill and resides in Thomasville. More...

LIBRARY EVENT DRAWS BIG CROWD TO HEAR AUTHOR

Janet and Wayne Fendley were among those who turned out to hear author Sean Dietrich speak Thursday, Feb. 8. The Grove Hill Public Library hosted Dietrich, a columnist and author. More...

SENIOR NEWS LINE

Senior citizens not too old for a roommate!

So many seniors live alone, and the last thing you want is to move just because the house becomes too much to handle on your own. More...