November 30, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Thomasville Lions Club celebrates 50 years

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COFFEEVILLE’S HISTORY

The Clarke County Historical Society dedicated a marker detailing Coffeeville’s history at its November meeting Sunday. More...

SENIOR NEWS LINE

Save money with senior discounts!

If you’ve always prided yourself on being completely independent and have delayed being categorized as a senior, this might be the time to reconsider that. Here are some thoughts:  More...

‘The Cat’s Meow’

Clarke County woman’s product benefits cats and cat owners too!

Growing up, Kim Kelley-Gates Surber’s favorite subject was always science, so after graduating from Thomasville High School in 1985, she went to Mobile College and earned a degree in General Science, with a concentration in chemistry. More...

Legislative bill would ban smoking in cars when children are passengers

The Alabama Legislature convenes early in 2018 due to it being an election year. The session starts Jan. 9.  A Birmingham legislator has already introduced a bill that may garner some attention. State Rep. More...

Gulf Shores names city school board members

The latest Alabama municipality to form its own city school system, Gulf Shores, announced the appointment of five citizens to be the first city school board Monday.  The board includes business people, school administrators and longtime educato More...

NOTICE OF ELECTION OFFICIALS

Special US Senate Special General Election, Tuesday, December 12, 2017
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United Way CEO Clifford Grimes stepping down

Charles Hyland, director of Mobile Area Water and Sewer System and the current chair of the United Way of Southwest Alabama (UWSWA) Board of Trustees, recently announced that Clifford Grimes, UWSWA President and CEO, will be stepping down.  More...

VETERANS POST

More free legal help for veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs is hooking up with other groups to provide pro bono (free) legal services to veterans. More...

Governor’s Mansion open in December for candlelight tours

Gov. Kay Ivey will open the Governor’s Mansion for candlelight tours on the first three Monday nights in December from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. More...

DONATES FOOD TO CLARKE DHR

The Brothers of Abraham Consistory No. 257, Valley of Demopolis, and Loyal Ladies of B. R. Jowers Assembly semi-annually donate canned goods for distribution to one of 10 counties where it has members. More...

Wreck fatalities down over holiday weekend

Six traffic fatalities were investigated by the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency over the long Thanksgiving weekend. That is down significantly from the 16 fatalities reported last year.  More...

Hospital in northwest rural Alabama closing

The only hospital in Winston County, in rural northwestern Alabama, has announced that it will close by the end of the year.  Lakeland Community Hospital in Haleyville, formerly Carraway Burdick-West Hospital, is a 59-bed facility.  More...

RING THOSE BELLS!

Emily Smyly and Abigail Allday volunteered to ring the Salvation Army bells to help others. Both girls are members of the Bassetts Creek Baptist Church Youth group. More...