May 26, 2016 RSS feed / Community

Memorial Day dates to Civil War

Monday is Memorial Day. To many it is the first holiday of summer, a time to go to the river or the beach, to grill out and to drink a cool one or two. But it is so much more. More...

HIPPY Clarke County holds annual graduation program

Over 250 HIPPY families, relatives and guests attended HIPPY Graduation, whose theme was “Shaping our Future,” at Grove Hill Elementary School on May 12. More...

Grove Hill’s Farmers Market now open on Thursdays

Fresh summer vegetables are finally starting to arrive. The Grove Hill Farmers Market will begin opening for the summer growing season each Thursday beginning on May 26. The market will be open from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. More...

Dr. Faile retires after 45 years of college teaching

A Clarke County native and 1955 graduate of Coffeeville High School is retiring after a 45-year career of teaching at Chowan University in Murfreesboro, N.C. Dr. Garth Faile is Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at Chowan. More...

$523 million natural gas deal

Latest makes over $1 billion for Clarke-Mobile Gas supply agencies

The Black Belt Energy Gas District (Black Belt Energy or BBE), the natural gas supply arm of the Clarke-Mobile Counties Gas District (CMC), completed the acquisition of a 30 year supply of natural gas at discounted prices for CMC Tuesday in New York. More...

Commission attends to personnel matters at Tuesday’s meeting

The Clarke County Commission attended to personnel matters and other business during Tuesday’s regular meeting. Anthony Pendleton was promoted to Equipment Operator II in the Road and Bridge Department. More...

A rude awakening on Hwy. 84

Residents on Highway 84 East got an early wakeup call about 3 o’clock Wednesday morning. A chip truck headed to the Georgia Pacific mill lost two tires at the top of the Whatley hill. More...

Change up your grilling!

Pork chops and ribs recipes offer variety for summer grilling

Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer and summer markings the beginning of the outside grilling season. If you are tired of the same old go-to grilling recipes, shake up your backyard barbecue with fresh pork this summer. More...

Troy grads from area announced

Troy University announces students who completed the requirements for graduation during the spring 2016 semester at the Troy Campus. More...