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August 5, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Correction

In last week’s paper, a front page article listed William Conrad Huckabaa of Pine Hill as being charged with burglary and theft of property. Huckabaa was not charged with those charges, but he was charged with criminal conspiracy. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Kudos to Mayor Day

There were a number of interesting things to come out of the Lakeside Steel announcement last week. One was the consistent praise Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day received for his tireless efforts to land the company for Thomasville. More...

From the Editor’s Desk

No more summer?

Iread a Time magazine article the other day about the impending death of summer vacation. More...

Hotter than a pepper

Those words were part of the lyrics in the song (Going down to) “Jackson” written by Jerry Leiber and Billy Edd Wheeler and made into a Grammyaward winner by Johnny Cash and June Carter in 1968. More...

Religion

Freemans coming to Bassett Creek

One of Southern Gospel Music’s favorite families is making a rare trip to south Alabama. The Freemans of Hendersonville, Tenn. will be appearing at Bassett Creek Baptist Church in Grove Hill, on Friday night, August 13, at 7 p.m. More...

CHURCH DIRECTORY

ASSEMBLY OF GOD FIRST ASSEMBLY Hwy 43 S., Thomasville GRACE CHAPEL 1 mi. E of Coffeeville BAPTIST AIMWELL BAPTIST Rural Route, Sweet Water ANTIOCH BAPTIST Co. Rd. 7, Sweet Water More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Homecoming and revival services More...

Sports

Assistant coaches allowed on the field

Clarke County Board of Education member Barry Chancey questioned Superintendent of Education Woodie Pugh last week about assistant football coaches being allowed to coach. Fall practices started Monday. More...

Alabama prep football pre-season polls

CLASS 4A 1. UMS-Wright (25) (10-3) 377 2. Jackson (5) (13-2) 319 3. Thomasville (3) (10-2) 302 4. More...

How we landed Lakeside

It all started with an email. Lakeside Steel, the Canadian pipe manufacturer was looking for a location in the United States to place a new pipe manufacturing facility. More...

Sales tax holiday is this weekend

Back to school shopping this weekend will be a little less expensive for families in Clarke County. Thomasville, Grove Hill and Jackson will all participate in the statewide sales tax holiday this weekend from Friday, Aug. 6, through Sunday, Aug. More...

Calendar

HIPPY

The Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) Clarke County program is now enrolling parents of 3, 4 and 5 year olds for the 2010-2011 year. More...

Boys and Girls club

The Boys and Girls Club will be having a special incentive for the month of August. Anyone that signs up at the Boys and Girls Club in the month of August will get their program fees free for this month. More...

Family reunion

The Parden family reunion will be Saturday, September 4 at the Bethel baptist Church Fellowship Hall in Coffeeville. More...

People

GP buys Alabama River Pulp

Georgia-Pacific this week announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Alabama River and Alabama Pine pulp mills from Parsons & Whittemore, located in Perdue Hill. More...

Sweet Water seeks signs thieves

The Town of Sweet Water is on the look out for six signs taken last week and is offering a reward for information leading to their return and the conviction of those who took them. More...

Drain work

State road crews are working in Thomasville along Hwy. 43 to repair and replace stormwater drains. The crew have had the outside lane blocked off while they work. More...

School

ASCC announces spring semester honors list

A number of students have been named to the honor lists for Spring Semester at Alabama Southern Community College. Students must take at least 12 semester hours of credits to be eligible. More...

REACH students visit Civil Rights Museum

Faith Fellowship Community Outreach, Inc., name has been changed to R. E. A. C. H., Inc. (Reinforcing Education and Creating Horizons). The organization is a non-profit 501C (3) located and operating in Northwest Wilcox County, Alberta, Alabama. More...

Workshop held at F. S. Ervin

On July 27 and 28, F. S. Ervin Elementary teachers attended a two day workshop on Place Based Learning that was facilitated by Ms. Jere Ann King Johnson and Ms. Margaret Maclean from the Rural School and Community Trust. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Jonathan Ritchie Clark, to Katie Elaine Soderquist; Bryan Paul Pugh, to Nicole Lynn Ray; Adam Chase Knight, to T.J. Harley Roby. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated July 22-29 Dickinson Timber Company, Inc., to Clayco, Inc. Willis B. Fox, to Clarke- Washington Electric Membership Corporation. Denise McKenzie, to Clarke-Washington Electric Membership Corporation. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of July 27-Aug. 3 include: Scottie Deontae Brothers, 21, domestic violence second degree, motion to revoke bond, $10,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...


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