July 31, 2014 RSS feed / Community

Gospel concert slated to benefit JHS student

A gospel concert will he held in the Jackson High School auditorium on Saturday, Aug. 26 at 6 p.m. to benefit Matt Bryan. On April 17, Bryan, a student at JHS, was diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma. More...

Jackson police warn of scams targeting elderly

Seniors are often popular targets for scammers of all kinds. Tuesday, Jackson Police Department Officer Arvis Slack met with seniors at the Jackson Nutrition Center to discuss how these scams are presented and how they can be avoided. More...

Clarke County’s best pound cakes

The Clarke County Farmers Federation Women’s Committee held a Cooking Contest Thursday, July 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the ALFA Building in Grove Hill. This year’s category was Pound Cakes. More...

Cornbread & Buttermilk

Dreading the approach of the wheelchair

My daughter is suggesting that I take along a motorized wheel chair when I go to Columbia, S. C., to join 10,000 or so fellow conventiongoers in the arena where the South Carolina Gamecocks play basketball. More...

Southern Linc opens in Grove Hill

A new Southern Linc store has opened in the Feagin Building on Jackson Street in Grove Hill and a ribbon cutting was held July 23. Drew Bailey of Mobile owns the store and Marie Gates is the manager. More...

T’ville’s Day reacts angrily to charges he favors golf course over library

You could hear Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day pounding his fist on the council bench. “I’m responding angrily, but I want everyone to get their facts straight,” he said. More...

Jackson seeking businesses for economic development

When municipalities work to give the local economy a shot in the arm, recruitment of industry is always at the top of the list. Jackson Economic Developer Jesse Quillen said the same is true for the Pine City. More...

State workforce training promoted at Chatom meet

A panel on the future of workforce development for the State of Alabama was held July 23 as part of a special event in the Chatom Community Center. More...

Detailed butter molds worth more

Q: At a farm auction several years ago, I bought three butter molds that were obviously quite old. Each has a pattern, with the most elaborate depicting a cluster of roses. Are these collectible? — Emporia, Va. More...

Bluegrass music in Chatom

The seventh season of the Chatom Bluegrass Music series will conclude with a concert Saturday, Aug. 9 in the airconditioned auditorium of Chatom Elementary School starting at 5 p.m. More...

Coffeeville Lock and Dam closed for maintenance; river traffic at a standstill

Editor’s note: Information for the following story first appeared in a story in The Choctaw Sun-Advocate of Gilbertown last week written by Editor Dee Ann Campbell. More...

Resident has not one but two acts of mailbox vandalism

Two acts of mailbox vandalism in a week’s time has Hazel Garrick baffled as to who could have done it and why. More...