March 30, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Card of Thanks

I would like to thank everyone that came to my birthday party. I turned 77 years young. It was my first birthday party. Love and thanks to my three children, also to all of my friends and family. It was the surprise of my life. More...

Clarke County’s jobless rate falls but still second highest in state

Clarke County’s unemployment rate fell 1.6 percent in February from the previous month but is still the second highest in the state.  February’s rate was 11.2 percent compared to 12.8 percent in January. More...

New book is for novices interested in Indian artifacts and archaeology

David M. Johnson prefaced his remarks to the Clarke County Historical Society Sunday by saying he is not a professional archaeologist but only an amateur who enjoys finding Indian artifacts. More...

Local students attend Capstone Leadership Academy

Outstanding high school sophomores who have shown an interest in leadership through service were selected to participate in the Capstone Leadership Academy at The University of Alabama. More...

GATOR HONOR BAND MEMBERS

Several members of the Clarke Prep Gator Band were recently invited to participate in honor bands for this school year. Pictured are (l-r) Jones Skipper, Samford University Honor Band; Adam Cooke, AISA All-Star Marching Band, AISA Honors   More...

Community Action Agency offers help with individuals’ income taxes

Community Action Agency of South Alabama (CAA of SA) is currently assisting individuals with federal and state income tax returns. We also assist with past returns. More...

Pepper Jelly Festival on April 29 salutes Thomaston’s prized jelly

The Alabama Rural Heritage Center and the Town of Thomaston invite you to its annual Pepper Jelly Festival Saturday, April 29.  This event centers around the restoration of the Marengo County High School grounds. More...

NEW LOCATION

Slayton Brothers, long a fixture in Jackson for chainsaws, lawn mowers and such is expanding to Thomasville. Wayne Slayton has dubbed the new store, “Slayton Bros. More...

Bradley graduates military training

U.S. Air Force Airman First Class Morgan E. More...

Historic voting registration photo was made in Lower Peach Tree

Chance & Scyrene

A picture has been circulating online and various publications showing African Americans in Lower Peach Tree registering to vote in 1966 after they had earned the right through civil rights legislation. Ms. More...

CPS BETA INDUCTS NEW MEMBERS

The Clarke Prep School Beta Club held the annual induction of new members on March 22. Students inducted into the Jr. and Sr. More...

Time again for popular 4-H Chick Chain project

The Clarke County 4-H Club is once again offering youth the opportunity to take part in the 4-H Chick Chain project. More...

YOUNG CATTLEMEN RECOGNIZED

For the past five years, the Poarch Band of Creek Indians (PBCI) has played a major role in the success of the youth livestock sector of the Southeastern Livestock Exposition (SLE). More...

BIG CATFISH CAUGHT AT CLAIBORNE

Bruce Johnson of Monroeville, manager at Dumas Church Furniture in Grove Hill, caught this 26 lb. bluecat fishing from a boat in the lower pool of the Alabama River at the Claiborne Lock and Dam March 21. The cat measured 36-inches long. More...