July 9, 2015 RSS feed / Community

Children enjoy Grove Hill After School Summer Program

The Grove Hill After School Summer Program was a fun filled educational time during the month of June.  More...

Friday deadline to apply for Leadership Clarke County

July 10 is the deadline for applications to participate in the 2016 Class of Leadership Clarke County.  Six Wednesday seminars will be held throughout the year from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Flags need replacing

Joe Smith, a Democrat reader and a retired military serviceman, called The Democrat to point out that the flags on the World War I monument in front of the courthouse were in tatters, both the U.S. More...

Poarch Indians fund $1 million scholarship for high school grads

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians (PCI) has approved the creation of a $1 million scholarship fund to benefit high school graduates in the State of Alabama and parts of the Florida Panhandle.  More...

North Jackson? No, it’s Parkertown!

Parkers came to area about 1810

What is known as “North Jackson” today along Highway 43 used to be a separate municipality from the city of Jackson. More...

BBQ in T’ville

There are a few things you can count on in life. One of the surest is barbecue on the Fourth of July in Thomasville. More...

Multi-use track proposed behind old C’ville school

The Coffeeville Town Council voted Tuesday night to approve a resolution to apply for grant funding for a new multi-use track, including walking, bicycle and equine, built behind the former Coffeeville High School.  More...

Williams named new T’ville MS principal

Sandra Williams was approved Tuesday as the new principal at Thomasville Middle School at a brief special called meeting of the Board of Education.  She previously served as the assistant principal at Thomasville Elementary School and replaces V More...

Flips on the 4th

Michner Moore’s car apparently hydroplaned in a heavy rain the afternoon of July 4 and overturned on Highway 43 just north of Grove Hill where a slide area has been repaired with rip rap rock. More...

CWM Water Authority gets $21,200 to study upgrades for existing system

Congressman Bradley Byrne’s office released information this week that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved a grant of $21,200 in Rural Development funds for the CWM Water Authority. More...

Clarke County Coalition continues efforts to battle underage drinking

Judge J.R. More...

Everyone is ready for Harper Lee’s ‘Go Set a Watchman’

Did she write it? Did she authorize its publication? How does it compare to her first book? The questions have been steady since the book was announced a few weeks ago. More...