September 20, 2018 RSS feed / Community

Six drug arrests in Jackson

On September 16, Jackson Police Department executed a narcotics search warrant at a residence at 208 Warren Street. The warrant resulted in six arrests and the seizure of two handguns and $2,600 in narcotics. More...

Rally for Gov. Ivey Sept. 20 in M’ville

The Monroe County GOP will be hosting a campaign rally for Gov. Kay Ivey. Governor Kay Ivey, along with Congressman Bradley Byrne, will be at the official campaign event in Monroeville Thursday, Sept. More...

STATE REP PRESENTS CHECKS

State Rep. Elaine Beech (D-Chatom) made a stop in Grove Hill recently, presenting funds to the Grove Hill Public Library and the Clarke County school system. More...

Proposal would shift economic development efforts to gas utility

A special meeting was held last Thursday to discuss the direction of the economic development office for Clarke County.  More...

Stave Creek’s linch pin is church organized in 1859

Clarke County Communities

The Stave Creek community is a few miles north of Jackson along Highway 69. The community is dominated by the large Stave Creek Baptist Church near the small creek that gives the church and area their names.  More...

BANK REBRANDED AS TOWN HALL

The Town of Fulton earlier this year purchased the closed First US Bank office in Fulton for a new town hall. Recently, “Fulton Town Hall” lettering was added across the front of the structure. More...

Alabama-made doll topic for Historical Society meeting

The “Alabama Indestructible Doll” will be the topic for the Sunday, Sept. 30 meeting of the Clarke County Historical Society.  More...

GHES Students of the Month

The Grove Hill Elementary School Students of the Month for September are as follows: Back (L to R) Alyssa Steele, Kendal Young and Ellen Stephens. Front (L to R) Cambree Dotson and Trustyn Williamson.   More...

Tribute to veterans publishes Nov. 8

A special tribute to military veterans will be published in The Clarke County Democrat Nov. 8, the issue just before Veterans Day on Nov. 11.  “There is no charge for this salute to area veterans. More...

Correction: Rape not escape

Rodney Steele, 47, was arrested and charged with first degree rape on Sept. 4. It was incorrectly reported last week that the charge was first degree escape.   More...

Dollar General shoplifter suspect runs and gets away

The Grove Hill Police Department is looking for a Thomasville man who fled officers at the Dollar General store in Grove Hill Monday afternoon.  Police Chief Daniel Gibson said Dollar General employees said that Robert Earl Jones had been in the More...

Clarke County 911 seeking more money to handle dispatching services for Town of Grove Hill

The Grove Hill Town Council heard a request from Clarke County E-911 Director Becky Neugent on an increase in the cost for dispatch service during their work session. Grove Hill currently pays $26,400 per year to the county for the service. More...

CAR RUNS OFF HIGHWAY 84 —

This car was headed east on Highway 84 near Hill’s Old Store late Saturday afternoon. The driver said another vehicle ran him off the road. He ran through a ditch, took down a fence and some small trees before stopping without overturning. More...

Contact Your Elected Officials

President Donald J. Trump, The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, D.C., 20510, Ph. 202-456-1414. U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby, 304 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., 20510, Ph. 202-224-5744. E-mail: senator@shelby.senate.gov. More...

Clarke system approves budget of $27.3 million

The Clarke County Board of Education on Sept. 13 approved a budget of $27,383,677.67 for the 2018- 19 fiscal year.  The budget is in line with what it has been for the past several years.  More...

T’ville to spend $9.1 million in 2018-2019

The Thomasville City Board of Education approved Sept. More...

Wilson Hall Middle School selected as Alabama Bicentennial School

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey recently announced that Wilson Hall Middle School had been selected as an official Alabama Bicentennial School in a ceremony in the Old House Chamber of the State Capitol. More...