January 18, 2018 RSS feed / Community

Mobile historian to speak on Alabama’s steamboats

“Steamboats on Alabama Rivers,” will be the topic for the January meeting of the Clarke County Historical Society.  Tom McGehee, a Mobile historian who is curator of the Bellingrath Gardens Home museum in Mobile County, will be the s More...

Class set on new ‘Cottage Food Law’ Feb. 9 in Grove Hill

Locally grown and produced foods are becoming more and more popular. The enactment of the “Alabama Cottage Food Law” provides a method for individuals to start a food business out of their home without compromising public health. More...

Congressman Byrne to be in Clarke County Wednesday, Jan. 24

Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) will hold a full slate of town hall meetings across Southwest Alabama next week as part of a tour celebrating his 100th in-person town hall meeting since being elected to Congress. More...

New career center opens next week in Monroeville

The Alabama Department of Labor / Alabama Career Center System, in partnership with Southwest Alabama Partnership for Training and Employment (SWAPTE), is proud to announce the grand opening of the Monroeville Career Center’s new location. More...

FORMER SHERIFF SURPRISED

Ray Sheffield was surprised Saturday evening with an 80th birthday party at the Gilmore Senior Center in Grove Hill. More...

McKee-DeBerry to say wedding vows in Mobile

Mr. and Mrs. Robbin Alan McKee of Jackson announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brittnie Alane, to William Taylor DeBerry, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Columnist and novelist to speak at Grove Hill Public Library Feb. 8

A columnist who writes a column nearly every day of the year about the good things of living in Alabama and the American South will speak at the Grove Hill Public Library Thursday, Feb. 8.  More...

Citizen of Year nominations sought

Grove Hill’s Citizen of the Year award dates to 1983 and was originated and sponsored by the Grove Hill Civitan Club.  Sadly, the Civitan Club closed last year but two civic clubs have agreed to take up the program and continue it.  More...

PIG SQUEAL 2018 KICKS OFF

The Clarke County 4-H program “Pig Squeal” got underway Monday with the delivery of pigs. More...

JSU names honor roll students from area

More than 2,000 students were named to the President’s and Dean’s Lists at Jacksonville State University for their outstanding academic performance during the Fall 2017 semester. More...

Clarke DYW Meg Davis competing in state program

This week, all of the hard work for Clarke County’s Distinguished Young Woman Meg Davis will be on display at the state’s program in Montgomery.  The Jackson High School senior and daughter of Marlene and Byron Davis said last week s More...

Brooks-Thomas to wed Saturday in New Orleans

Julia Anne Thomas and Justin Lamar Brooks will exchange wedding vows Saturday, Jan. 20 in the courtyard of Hotel Mazarin at 130 Bienville Street in the Historic French Quarter in New Orleans, La. More...