March 12, 2015 RSS feed / Community

Grove Hill hospital has been serving area since 1949

The Grove Hill Memorial Hospital (GHMH) serves as a full service facility for not only residents of Clarke County but also reaches out to surrounding counties.  The hospital first opened as South Alabama Infirmary in 1949 under the direction of More...

Countians inspired by 50th anniversary events in Selma

The 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery civil rights march and the “Bloody Sunday” incident in 1965 on the Edmund Pettus Bridge was held March 7 and 8 in Selma.  A bus filled with residents from Clarke County attended the eve More...

Healthy living tips presented at Community Study Club meet

The February meeting of the Community Study Club began with a dinner served by Jean Butts and Tammy Cross. Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez was the theme of the Mardi Gras meal. A king cake - served as dessert - completed the meal.  More...

Coffeeville to purchase security cameras for old CHS campus

The Coffeeville Town Council will hold a special called meeting at 5 p.m. on March 17 at the former Coffeeville High School auditorium.  The use of a special public safety plan for smart phones by local police officers will be discussed.  More...

Grove Hill Sales Tax Figures

Fiscal 2011 through the first four months of Fiscal 2015.
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Absolutley Perfect Location

If you are looking for a property that is minutes from town and that still has a country feel, then look NO further. This is the home for YOU! More...

Recolor your kitchen and make it more efficient

(MS) -- A lot goes on in the kitchen: preparing food, sharing meals, spending time with a friend over a cup of coffee, helping children with homework, baking for holidays -- and much more. More...

to Your Good Health

Shingles can recur, even decades later

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am in my 60s. About 40 years ago, I had a case of shingles. Can shingles reoccur, or having once had it am I protected from having it again? I’ve been given conflicting information about whether I need to be vaccinated. More...

Teachers can learn Chinese culture at workshop March 21

The global classroom comes to Thomasville this month. A free workshop March 21 will provide continuing education credits, and area teachers will learn from experts in Chinese culture and receive curriculum resources to implement in the classroom. More...

E-911 considers new software to help county’s first responders

The Clarke County Commission, acting as the county E-911 Board, again discussed Monday an “Active 911” software program during its monthly meeting.  The program was previously brought to the attention of the board and county E-911 co More...

Mickle receives scholarship to attend Ashland University

Sarila Mickle of Grove Hill has been accepted to Ashland University for the fall semester of 2015 and will receive the Director’s Scholarship for $7,000 annually to attend Ashland.  Mickle is a senior at Clarke County High School.  More...

Bloody Sunday’s 50th Anniversary

Scenes from President Obama’s visit to Selma Saturday, March 7, 2015.

Clarke Countians who made the trip to Selma to be a part of the historic recognition. More...

Schools’ transportation personnel honored

The transportation department with the Clarke County Schools District recently received a Certificate of Achievement from the state Department of Education for less than 10 percent deficiencies. More...

Hunt, fish, swim getaway property

The Bassett’s Creek Tract

Property Location: Jackson, near Walker Springs.  Price: $110,5000.00 total   More...

HANDY TIPS TO USE IN YOUR HOME

Shingles Are Least of Roof’s Problems  More...

Green ways to clean up leaves

Every fall homeowners are faced with cascades of red, purple, orange, and yellow leaves falling from the sky. More...

The Gashouse Gang

So, how did I gog from a sharecropper’s son to the HallHall of Fame? Well, I’ll tell ya, it was a long road, but I made it look easy. Back in 1927, I’d never even heardh of professional baseball. More...

Ryland

Brick veneer gives a look of substance to the Ryland. Decorative supports highlight gable peaks and eaves, while raised brick trim accentuates the graceful curves of the arched entry and window openings. More...