Clarke County Democrat
August 28, 2014 Edition
Clarke schools down 161 students
The Clarke County Schools System held its first budget hearing Aug. 21 for fiscal year 2015. Chief F...
Here comes football!
Animal shelter being erected; director sought
The Clarke County Commission approved Tuesday advertising the position of director for the new anima...
DHR food bank desperate for canned and dry foods
The Clarke County Department of Human Resources (DHR) needs donations for its food bank. Can goods a...
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Frances T. Cravey, 95, of Jackson died Aug. 26, 2014 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. She was a nati...
Helen Gray Burge, 84, of Jackson died Aug. 20, 2014 at her residence. She was born Jan. 18, 1930 in ...
New York machinist came up with idea of Labor Day to celebrate workers in 1882
Many Americans see Labor Day on the calendar and immediately feel some mixed emotions. Though Labor ...
Non-profit denied rental space in county building
A request by the newly formed, non-profit Grace Community Service to rent space in the old county he...
Thomasville police arrest five individuals on drug charges
The Thomasville Police Department executed two search warrants Aug. 15 that led to the arrest of fiv...
Pine Hill planning Depot Day
The Town of Pine Hill will host its annual Depot Day Saturday, Sept. 20. There will be hamburgers, h...
Bulldogs tie Hillcrest 6-6
The Clarke County High School Bulldogs played the Hillcrest-Evergreen Jaguars to a 6-6 tie this pas...
Gators split in jamboree
The Clarke Prep School Gators split two periods of play in a 6-team jamboree last Friday night in Ca...
Lady Gators 2-0 in vball
The Clarke Prep School Lady Gators beat Southern Academy Monday afternoon 25-23, 25-20, 21-25 and 25...
Tigers beat SW in opener
The Thomasville High Tigers football team built an 18-6 halftime lead against the Sweet Water High B...
The Grove Hill Town Council meeting, regularly scheduled for Sept. 1, has been moved to 6:30 p.m. o...
Here’s A Tip
“Wet a plain kitchen sponge and place it in a ziplock baggie in the freezer. It’s gre...
Morning Star Baptist Church of Whatley will end its revival Thursday, Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. The evangeli...
Thomasville moving to honor city’s sports figures
Congratulations to the Thomasville Sports Hall of Fame and its inaugural class of inductees. There ...
Still a lot of good daily newspapers in Alabama
Advance Publications’ slashing of three great Alabama newspapers from seven days a week to thr...
Pretty good quotes
“I am ready to meet my Maker. Whethermy Maker is prepared for the great ordealof meeting me i...
‘Bunny’ turns 99
Deadline for Citizen of Year nominations is Sept. 24
The Grove Hill Civitan Club is accepting nominations for Grove Hill’s Citizen of the Year. Nom...
Clarke students recognized at University of Montevallo
More than 1,100 students at the University of Montevallo were recognized during the spring semester ...
Scholarship from ALFA
Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Aug. include: Stephen Kendall Phill...
Jackson, T’ville Police Incident Reports
Jackson The following incident reports were recorded by the Jackson Police Department: Officers re...
Marriage license applicationsKenneth Ray Robinson, to Sheddret Latrice Rice.Marriage license applica...
Come Join the band!
Wilson Hall Middle School had a fantastic turnout at the Beginner Band Sign-Up Meeting on Aug. 18 an...
School has new electronic sign
Yard sale set for Sept. 6 to benefit WHMS Beta Club
The Wilson Hall Middle School Jr. Beta Club is planning a big yard sale on Saturday, Sept. 6 inside ...
Seventh grade band members
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