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October 21, 2010 RSS feed / People

Lower Peach Tree man dies 11 months after beatings

Ryan Parker, who was badly beaten last year in Lower Peach Tree, died Friday in Mobile Infirmary. A father and son were charged with attempted murder in the beating of Parker in the Lower Peach Tree area Nov. 13, 2009. More...

Life’s a stage

Employees from Louisiana-Pacific donated some time Tuesday to improve the stage on Wilson Avenue. Supplies were donated by Louisiana-Pacific, Dozier Hardware and Jackson Home Supply. More...

Man injured in Sandflat tree stand accident

Bow season opened Friday and that afternoon Ollie William Johnston, 30, a Mobile resident hunting off the Deas Road near the Sandflat community, fell from a tree stand. He yelled for help and area residents heard him and summoned help. More...

Pugh, Comer united in marriage May 15

An outdoor service of worship celebrating the marriage of Janice Brooke Pugh and John Hammond Comer took place Saturday, May 15, 2010 at 5:30 in the evening at Kelly Plantation in Destin, Florida with Pastor Tom Sharron officiating. More...

James Samuel Fendley

Michael and Missy Fendley of Thomasville would like to announce the birth of their son, James Samuel. He was born at 12:36 p.m. September 23, 2010 at Mobile Infirmary. He weighed 6 lbs. 13 oz. and was 20 inches long. More...

Williams to be recognized

Lee B. Williams, the longtime chairman of the Clarke County Democratic Executive Committee who recently retired, will be honored with a reception Thursday, Oct. 21. More...

Depot day plans

Depot Day will be held on Sat., Oct. 23rd at the Pine Hill Municipal Complex (the walking track) from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Admission is free. More...

Clayton completes internship

Upon graduating with a BS in laboratory Technology from Auburn University in May of 2009, Tay-Lea Clayton attended Emory Healthcare School of Medical Technology in Atlanta, Ga. More...

HIPPY attends conference

The HIPPY Clarke County staff attended the 2010 HIPPY Alabama Training/Conference in Montgomery on Oct. 13-15, 2010. More...

Pioneer Day in Grove Hill is Oct. 30

The next Saturday, Oct. 30, Pioneer Day will be held on the grounds of the Clarke County Museum in Grove Hil. This is the museum’s largest event of the year. Normally in early November, it has moved up a week this year. More...

T’ville man drowns in river

A 25-year-old Thomasville man who worked in Grove Hill drowned Saturday afternoon after he fell into the water near the spillway at the Claiborne Lock and Dam on the Alabama River while casting a net for bait fish, officials said. More...

Voter registration deadline is Friday

The Clarke County Board of Registrars issued a reminder this week that the deadline to register to vote is the General Election of November 2 is Friday, October 22. Office hours at the Registrar’s Office is from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. More...

Haints and Haunts in Demopolis next week

There will be two “haunting” tours in Demopolis, one on land in a hay-covered wagon and another on the river, as the Marengo County Historical Society, Canebrake Players and the Demopolis Area Chamber of Commerce present “Tombigbee More...

Sessions visits Clarke County

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day greets Sen. Jeff Sessions at a meeting in Grove Hill Monday at the Clarke County Museum. More...

Swapping Recipes & Sharing Memories

Sewing is a joy!

When I sit down at my sewing machine, all of my troubles just go away,” Evonne McCrory Newton said recently. “ I just have a love for sewing. To me it is a blessing, a joy, a comfort. And it’s helped us financially, too.” More...

Gates, Jordan to wed Nov. 13

Doug and Angie Phillips of Thomasville and Dale and Tracy Gates of Jackson announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brittany Gates to Eric Jordan, son of Danny and Faye Shaper and Kevin and Tammy Jordan, all of Grove Hill. More...

Tanner Jack Harris

Jay and Allison Harris of Liberty would like to announce the birth of their son, Tanner Jack. He was born July 23, 2010. He weighed 7 lbs. 13 oz. and was 21 inches long. More...

Research Club to celebrate 100 years

The Thomasville Research Club will be celebrating its 100th anniversary on Oct. 21. The club will hold its celebration Thursday, Oct. 21 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Thomasville Fire Dept. visits Time 2 Learn

The Thomasville Fire Department visited Time 2 Learn Pre-school last week during Fire Prevention Week. The firefighters spoke with the students about what to do in case of a fire and how to prevent fires from starting. More...

Ghost walk plans

The annual Ghost Walk Run will kick things off at 10 a.m. with a 5K run and a one-mile fun run. The race will start in front of People’s Corner downtown. More...

Jackson Fall Festival coming Nov. 6

Jackson’s Annual Fall Festival offers a wide variety of entertainment for this year’s event. The 28th annual Fall Festival will be held in Jackson Saturday, Nov. 6 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. More...