January 25, 2018 RSS feed / Community

MLK Prayer Breakfast honors two community workers

To realize the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Clarke County Alabama Democratic Committee prayer breakfast guest speaker Kay Lett said people must first wake up.  Lett spoke at the Jan. More...

‘Nobody had no business being out’ on icy roads

Some Clarke County commissioners said Monday they were criticized for not doing more to keep the roads open during last week’s snow and icy conditions but they said more people could have stayed off the roads and at home.  More...

MLK CELEBRATION IN COFFEEVILLE

Danielle King was the guest speaker at a community prayer service honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, Monday, Jan. 15 at Coffeeville Town Hall. Min. Bernice Thomas served as M.C. and the Rev. More...

New 2018 Clarke plat books now available

A new 2018 Clarke County Plat Book and 2017 Washington County Plat Book are available and being distributed by the county newspapers.  More...

SENIOR NEWS LINE

Flu season hits senior citizens hard this winter

Flu season is cutting a wide swath this winter, and seniors are being hit hard. Depending on your source, the flu shots we were given in the fall are between 10 percent and 30 percent effective. That’s not very good. More...

Road improvements wanted for Apollo Road, Family Circle, more in southern end of Clarke County

A resident of Apollo Road, off of Family Circle in the Gainestown area, was at the Clarke County Commission work session Monday to complain about road conditions.  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...

Single server will replace several stand-alone computers at GH Town Hall and Police Dept.

The Grove Hill Town Council voted at its Jan. 18 meeting to purchase a new computer system for the town hall and police department for $11,905 from Richardson Communications of Thomasville. More...

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

There are few federal offices in Clarke County so few were affected by the three-day shutdown fueled by disagreements in Congress. This sign was on the door of the USDA Conservation office in Grove Hill. More...

Celebrates 105 years!

Surrounded by family and friends, Mrs. Alma L. Cox, formerly of the Toddtown community, celebrated her 105th birthday on Saturday January 20, 2018 at Claim Jumper Restaurant in Brea, California.   More...

Mobile historian to speak on Alabama’s steamboats at Historical Society meet

“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...