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October 11, 2012 RSS feed / People

Hicks wins Grove Hill runoff election

Current Grove Hill Town Council Mayor Pro-Tem Levon Hicks defeated Gina Skipper Tuesday in the runoff election for mayor.  The vote totals were 264 for Hicks and 202 for Skipper.  Voters cast 404 votes (with seven absentees) at the Town Hal More...

TVFD visits Thomasville Elementary

Thomasville Elementary School students received a visit from the Thomasville Volunteer Fire Dapartment as a part of Fire Prevention Week celebrated at the elementary school this week. More...

Big plays' corral Catherine Colts 33-14

Oct. 1987 - Catherine Academy Colt Joe Capps (14) tries to find running room against Shelby Academy Friday night, Oct. 2 in Catherine. Teammate Pat Thompson (40) eyes number 53 for Shelby to block. More...

WJDB is adding FM Station

Oct. 1972 - Chief Engineer and Announcer Virgil (Possum) Moore is shown looking over the FM transmitter that has recently been installed at WJDB Radio. More...

Swapping Recipes & Sharing Memories

Apples, cupcakes and popcorn balls, oh my H alloween is quickly approaching.  More...

Area festivals coming up

The University of Alabama Center for Economic Development has helped organize Halloween haunted attractions in “The Ghosts of the Black Belt” events offered across the region this month.  The center has provided coordination and tour More...

Looking back this week in history...

Three-legged cow gives birth

Oct. 2002 - Earnest Boyd feeds “Three,” his three-legged cow, while her calf slips in for a snack. More...

Public meeting at Civic Center

The Thomasville Civic Center will host a public forum on strengthening communities in South Alabama Monday, Oct. 15, 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the auditorium. More...

New arrival

Zoie Noel Harvell

Mr. and Mrs. Jamie Harvell (nee April Allan) of Nicholsville announce the birth of their daughter, Zoie Noel. She was born at 5:50 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012 at Rush Hospital in Meridian, Miss. She weighed 6 lbs. 7 oz. More...

Pine Belt wins federal grant to expand rural 3G service

On Oct. 3, the Federal Communications Commission announced that Pine Belt Cellular was one of the winners in America’s first ‘Mobility Fund’ auction. More...