December 21, 2017 RSS feed / Community

VEHICLE BURNS UP

This Chevrolet SUV burned up on the Chilton Road just off of Highway 43 in front of the old Stephens pallet mill Tuesday evening. More...

SINGING FOR HOSPITAL PATIENTS

Students from the Grove Hill Afterschool 21st Century Community Learning Center 4-H Club created Christmas stockings for patients in the Grove Hill Memorial Hospital and filled them with special items to assist with their hospital stay. More...

Persimmon seed forecaster

Have you ever heard the old saying about the knife, the fork and the spoon in a persimmon seed?  The Old Farmer’s Almanac details how you can predict winter weather by the seed.  Cut a seed open and look at the kernel’s shape in More...

Treestand accidents mar early deer season

Despite a concerted effort by the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Division’s Hunter Safety Program, Alabama deer hunters are still falling out of treestands in disturbing numbers.  Plus, there has been one firearms fatality More...

Surviving holiday gifting

Four tips to gift like a pro

While the holidays might be the most wonderful time of the year for children, the gifting season can quickly spiral out of control for unprepared shoppers.  These four tips can help you conquer holiday gifting like a pro:  More...

NEW POLES GOING UP

Contractors have been at work in Grove Hill in recent weeks, setting new poles for Alabama Power. More...

Clarke voters cast 43 write-ins

Clarke County’s write-in votes were tallied Tuesday from last week’s special U.S. Senate election as the official count was verified. More...

School board holds short year-end meeting

The Clarke County Board of Education met for less than 10 minutes in its final meeting of 2017 on Tuesday, Dec. 19, adjourning for holiday refreshments afterwards.  More...

Chamber of Commerce director Cheryl Horton tells retirement

Grove Hill Area Chamber of Commerce Director Cheryl Horton announced at Monday’s town council meeting that she will be retiring effective in early February.  More...

VETERANS POST

Whistleblowers’ duty to report

If you’re in a position to do a little whistleblowing about things going on where you work at the Department of Veterans Affairs, your input might be more valuable than you realize.  More...

Christmas Tree Lighting raises over $4,500 for hospital needs

A larger-than-usual crowd turned out for the Grove Hill Memorial Hospital Auxiliary’s tree lighting Dec. 12. More...

SENIOR NEWS LINE

Appliances not what they used to be

Long gone are the days when our 15-year-old coffee pot died and we could confidently run to the store and buy another just like it. Things are different now. More...