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Help during Fulton flooding prompts Clarke Baptist Assoc. to organize disaster relief effort

The Clarke County Baptist Association has joined the Southern Baptist/Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief Ministry to form a team that can assist people in crisis situations anywhere they are needed.  More...

OH, NO!

It seems several weeks early for spider lilies but they are sprouting up. The old saying is when they bloom it is six weeks until frost — or at least cold weather. They usually bloom the end of September or early October. More...

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Community

Have a vision for your business and your community, Grove Hill chamber members told at meeting

Business people and community leaders must have a vision to grow their businesses and their communities, Grove Hill Area Chamber of Commerce members were told on a rainy Tuesday evening at the Gilmore Senior Center.  More...

Grove Hill firemen attempt to burn old house Tuesday

You know it is wet when firefighters have a hard time getting a fire started.  Grove Hill firemen attempted a control burn Tuesday evening to burn an old house near the intersection of Highway 43 and Cobb Street at the request of the property ow More...

New app gives access to Clarke jail bookings, more

A new app allows citizens to keep up with arrests and a lot more with the Clarke County Sheriff’s Office.  Clarke County Sheriff Ray Norris worked with developers to design an app to give the citizens free access to view Recent Arrests, Cu More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Clarke County Retired Educators Association will meet Thursday, Sept. 20 at 11:45 a.m. at Lil’ Touch of Cajun Grill in Jackson. All retired educators are invited to attend.   More...

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Church News

Church News

Rock Bar Baptist Church of Coffeeville will end its Revival Thursday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. The guest evangelist will be Pastor Cornelius McDonald of John The Baptist of Pachuta, Miss. Rock Bar is located on Highway 69 North.   More...

117 years of church nursery work!

Grove Hill Baptist Church recognized two of its members Sunday for their decades of service in the nursery department. More...

BIBLE TRIVIA

What book is the middle of the Old Testament?

1. Is the book of Haggai in the Old or New Testament or neither?  2. Paul urged Christians to be ... of God, as found in Ephesians 5:1? Lovers, Believers, Followers, Worshippers  3. From Proverbs 3, we are not to lean on our own ...? More...

Drug sale broken up by lawman

Two arrested, hunt on for third

A Clarke County Drug Task Force officer found an apparent drug sale in process near Scyrene in the early evening of Friday, Sept. 7 that resulted in two arrests while a search is on for a third suspect.  More...

Rain! Rain! Rain!

County has had over 12 inches so far this month

Clarke County has had 12.02 inches of rain so far in September as of Monday with most of it falling in a five-day period last week. More...

Arrested on outstanding warrants, woman escapes, caught after 3-mile chase

An individual arrested at a traffic stop on outstanding warrants Tuesday fled from a patrol vehicle and had to be recaptured.  Clarke County Deputies Shane Foster and Mitch Finney made contact with Megan Autrey Bender at a traffic stop. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Hoven - Free Access

Clarice Sheffield Hoven, 78, of Grove Hill died Sept. 11, 2018 at her residence. She was born Nov. 30, 1930 in Grove Hill to Willie E. and Sadie Lee Sheffield. She was a member of Tompkins Baptist Church. More...

Campbell - Free Access

Karen Leah Campbell, 50, of Grove Hill died Sept. 15, 2018 at her residence.   More...

Moore - Free Access

Zoanna Phyllis Moore, 21, died Sept. 11, 2018. Zoanna Phyllis was from Gulf Shores. She was a talented writer and artist. Zoanna Phyllis loved her family, cats and dogs. She had a wonderful sense of humor and a beautiful smile. More...

Sports

Aggies use strong second half to win

The seventh-ranked Jackson Aggies traded punches with Satsuma before pulling away in the second half to win 47-21 in a key region game last Friday night. “This was a huge win for us,” Head Coach Danny Powell said. More...

Bears fend off feisty R.C. Hatch team 47-40

The Leroy High School Bears won 47-40 over the R.C. Hatch High School Bobcats this past Friday night at Palmer Stadium in Leroy. More...

THS Tigers earn region win over St. Michael

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team defeated Class 3A, Region 1 opponent, the St. Michael Catholic School Cardinals, 49-13 Sept. 7 at Fairhope Municipal Stadium.  More...

Editorial

Our Opinions

One right behind another Tropical Storm Gordon dumped a lot of rain on us last week but thankfully there was little wind. We got off easy. But now, we enter the home stretch of hurricane season. More...

Jeff Sessions is Dudley Do Right

Inside the Statehouse

Conservative Republicans, like Jeff Sessions, have been obsessed with illegal immigrants for years.  More...

Get out your eye-patch and start practicing

Gone South

Warning.  Get ready.  It won’t be long.  September 19, is Talk Like a Pirate Day.  Yessir, today, all across this great land of ours, what has been described as “a parody holiday and general nerdfest” is being ce More...

Records

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail the week of Sept. More...

Clarke Deeds

Property deeds listed Dated Aug. 30-Sept. 6

Maurice Jones, to Thad Jones Jr.  Thad Jones Jr., to Maurice Jones.  Mariah Taylor, to Mary Kiser.  Harold L. Moore, to Mark Sheffield.  John Dillon, to Connie Graham.  Rheba B. McNeely, to Keith W. More...