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June 1, 2006 RSS feed / People

Dunn, Sellers to wed June 3

Mr. and Mrs. Darrin Dunn announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Heather J. Dunn to Robert G. Sellers of Thomasville, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Sellers of Hayneville. More...

SVFD to benefit community

At present the Surginer Volunteer Fire Station has 78 members and still growing. New members are always needed and welcome. More...

LANA meets every second Tuesday

The Lower Alabama Numismatic Association (L.A.N.A.) Coin Club is a non-profit organization that started with only four people and had eight members by the end of the first year. Since that time we have grown to 18 members strong. More...

Community Action Agency offers help

The Community Action Agency of Baldwin, Escambia, Clarke, Monroe and Conecuh Counties will be accepting applications starting June 1 to assist low-income families with their electricity bill. More...

Play It Again Sam Spring Recital

Play It Again Sam - Samantha Montz Piano Studio held a Spring Recital at Linden Baptist Church on May 21. More...

Wal-Mart matches fundraiser

Assistant manager, Gene Armistead of Wal-Mart, is presenting a check to Jan Agee of the Town of Pine Hill. The $750 check was for a matching grant fundraiser they held for beautification projects around Pine Hill. More...

Wal-Mart donates to scouts

Gene Armistead, an assistant manager at Wal-Mart, is presenting a check to Gary Schmidt of Boy Scout Troop #76. The check for $750 is a matching grant for their Gourmet Apple fundraiser. More...

United Way opens up second round of grants

United Way of Southwest Alabama announced today the open/competitive application process for the second round of grants that will assist non-profit agencies and organizations with hurricane relief efforts. More...

How much is that puppy on the bench?

These four puppies are the newest visitors to the dog pound in Thomasville. If you would like to adopt one, call city hall. You have until Tuesday. More...

United Way issues more hurricane relief grants

United Way of Southwest Alabama announced recently the non-profit agencies and organizations to be awarded grants to assist them with hurricane relief efforts. More...

The origin of Alabama's Black Belt prairies

S upervising Wildlife Biologist, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources More...

Edward Jones ranks high as advocate

The financial-service firm Edward Jones is among the best advocates for its clients, according to a study by an independent research group. More...

Jones, Morgan to exchange vows

Mr. and Mrs. Virginius W. Jones of Camden announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Darlene Elizabeth to Ryan Christopher Morgan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Morgan of Sweet Water. More...

RSVP holds training program

The Southwest Retired and Senior Volunteer Program scheduled and conducted a training and education program on Alzheimer's disease at eight RSVP workstations for RSVP members and seniors in five of six counties. More...

Singing to benefit Edd Stifflemire

There will be a benefit singing held at the Clark County High School Auditorium on Saturday June 10 beginning at 6p.m. More...

Birth

Downey Mr. and Mrs. Vince Downey (nee Tonya Barrs) of Thomasville announce the birth of their son, Nathan Scott, born May 23, 2006 at 12:29 p.m. in Fairhope. He weighed 6 lbs. 13 oz. and was 20 inches long. More...

MHS Alumni hold evening of fashion

An evening showcasing fabulous and extravagant high fashion was enjoyed by socialites young and old. The Alabama Alumni Chapter of Marengo High School, Dixons Mills, sponsored the annual Fashion Show. More...

Locals perform at BTPA

Several local girls participated in the Ballet and Theater Arts School Spring Showcase in Gilbertown. Pictured are (L-R) Allie Anderson, Aly Scarbrough, Fred Kimbrough, instructor, Adrianna Gramelspacher and Amerie Gramelspacher. More...

Voices from Clarke County's past revived in folk music CD

During the summer of 1947, Byron Arnold, a music professor at the University of Alabama, traveled across the state collecting folksongs. More...

Heritage Festival in Gilbertown this week

The Heritage Festival scheduled to run through June 4th has an exciting line-up of activities. More...

Summer fire hazards again high; prevention tips here

May 2006 -- According to the United States Forest Service (USFS) and the National Interagency Fire Center, once again the more than 190 million acres of federal forests and rangelands in the United States, an area twice the size of California, face h More...

Black Belt Institute offers unique picture of region

Travelers looking for new territory to explore need to look no further than Alabama's own Black Belt region. More...


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