April 17, 2014 RSS feed / Community

Pvt. James graduates basics at Fort Jackson

Army National Guard Pvt. Lawrence James Jr. has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. More...

Book for Korean War vets

Luther Parden, a district commander with the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) said he has copies of a hardback book on South Korea free for any Korean War veteran who saw service in Korea in 1950-53. More...

TOUTING THEIR COMMUNITIES

Jackson working to develop stronger retail base

The City of Jackson is looking into different types of new retail businesses, said Jesse Quillen, the newly named economic developer for the city. He plans to attend a national retail convention in Las Vegas, Nev. More...

Collecting ashtrays

Q: I have several ashtrays from Las Vegas casinos that no longer exist. I especially like one from the old Flamingo. Keep or toss? — Fred, Howell, Mich. More...

Chick Chain deadline is this Friday

The Clarke County Club 4-H Chick Chain project registration deadline is Friday April 18. More...

Drivers injured in T’ville wreck

Both drivers were injured April 11 in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Highway 43 and Gates Drive. According to the Thomasville Police Department, the accident occurred at approximately 8:06 p.m. More...

Fulton to hold spring cleanup Wed., April 23

Fulton Mayor Mike Norris announced at the April 8 council meeting that the annual spring cleanup would be held Wednesday, April 23 in the town. Residents are encouraged to participate. More...

Help available to landowners to fight pine beetles

For a limited time, financial assistance is being offered to help non-industrial private forest landowners protect pine stands from their number one cause of mortality, bark beetle infestation. More...

TOUTING THEIR COMMUNITIES

New paving projects inspire civic pride in Grove Hill

Businesses in Grove Hill are exhibiting a renewed civic pride thanks to recent paving improvements in the town, said Cheryl Horton, executive director of the Grove Hill Area Chamber of Commerce. More...

TOUTING THEIR COMMUNITIES

Plans still underway for big Thomasville retail project

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day continues to work on the development of the new “Thomasville Center” retail project. The center would be located on Highway 43 near the north intersection with Highway 5. More...

Travelers see sights in Georgia and South Carolina

The Thomasville Travelers are shown in front of the Iwo Jima National Memorial positioned on Parris Island in S.C. through the week of April 6-12. More...

Effortless Easter Ham

This year, make your Easter ham effortless by ditching the oven and using your slow cooker instead. More...