March 5, 2015 RSS feed / Community

Alabama Accouuntability Act gets nod from State Supreme Court justices

Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange announced Tuesday that the Alabama Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of the Alabama Accountability Act, reaffirming the right of Alabama parents to choose the schools that are best for their childr More...

Sen. Shelby cautions against over regulating the economy

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby promoted job growth and warned against over regulating the economy during a town hall meeting for residents of Clarke County Feb. 28 in the Thomasville Civic Center. He didn’t want to overtax either. More...

Gov. Bentley reveals tax plan he says will solve $700 million budget shortfall

MONTGOMERY—With a focus on tax fairness and debt repayment, Gov. Robert Bentley on Friday announced his solution to fill a $700 million funding shortfall in the General Fund Budget. More...

Harrigan appointed to hospital board; Stifflemire confirmed as new fire chief

The Grove Hill Town Council approved Monday night Chip Harrigan as a new member of the board of the Clarke County Healthcare Authority. More...

Jackson police officer suspended after wrecking vehicle, being charged with DUI

Jackson Police Officer Chad Morris has been placed on administrative leave following an incident on Wednesday, Feb. 25. According to reports from the Jackson Police Department, Morris was involved in a traffic accident at about 11:15 p.m. More...

Commissioners in Washington, D.C.

Clarke County Commissioners Tyrone Moye and Rhondel Rhone are shown with U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama in Sessions’ Washington, D. C. office a couple of weeks ago. More...

New hospital board chairman appoints committee members

Grove Hill council member John Reid, the chairman of the board of the Clarke County Healthcare Authority, appointed committees for the board during the Feb. 26 meeting. More...

All Clarke public schools holding Parenting Day event

The Clarke County Schools District will hold a Parenting Day event from 2 to 6 p.m. on March 19 at all the schools in the system. Information on virtually all aspects of student life will be available at all seven schools in the system. More...