January 29, 2015 RSS feed / Community

Trucks collide

Two Ford pickup trucks collided Sunday morning on Highway 43 just north of Grove Hill (near Sales Ford). Neither driver was injured. More...

Child Advocacy Center's annual benefit dinner, auction is Feb. 21

The Regional Child Advocacy Center, Inc. is holding its 9th annual “Honor Thy Children” Dinner & Auction fundraiser, Feb. 21 at the H.W. Pearce Memorial Park Assembly House in Jackson. More...

Stage Stores donates over $3 million

National department store retailer Stage Stores, Inc. More...

Gifts for school board members

Daisjah Cunningham and Shemiah Brown, students from Wilson Hall Middle School, distributed gifts to the county school board as part of School Board Appreciation Month in January. More...

How does your garden grow?

Spring Vegetable gardening season is right around the corner. Come get a head start on your garden this year at the Spring Vegetable Gardening and Seed Starting Workshop on Thursday, Feb. 19 at the Grove Hill Senior Center beginning at 6 p.m. More...

Celebrating MLK Day in Coffeeville

Once again on Jan. 19th the Divas and the Citizens of Coffeeville hit the streets for another Martin Luther King walk.This is their third consecutive walk. More...

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Q I have several dozen View-Master reels that I acquired during the 1950s. Are they worth keeping? — Barbara, Watts, OK More...

Wilcox countian sentenced to two years in U.S. court for selling crack cocaine

United States Attorney Kenyen R. Brown has announced that Isiah Smith of Wilcox County was sentenced on Jan. 16 to 24 months confinement by U.S. District Judge Kristi K. DuBose. More...

Beware of scams by cons posing as IRS representatives

Aggressive and threatening phone calls by criminals impersonating IRS agents remain near the top of the annual “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams for the 2015 filing season, the Internal Revenue Service announced recently. More...

Depressed oil prices, less drilling blamed for pipe plants idling, laying off workers

Over 200 workers to be affected at EnergeXTube’s two locations in Thomasville

EnergeX Tube gave notice to the City of Thomasville Friday that it plans to idle both of its heat-treating and end finishing plants and lay off the employees in Thomasville on or after March 24. More...

T’ville teachers, transportation workers honored

The Thomasville City Board of Education honored its current Teachers of the Year during a reception Tuesday night. More...

Stolen Harrell pickup recovered

Ricky and Terre Harrell’s stolen pickup was found a week and one day after it was stolen at Taco Bell in Thomasville on Jan. 7. More...

Jackson High School to host anti-bullying program Feb. 6

Students in the Jackson area who have been bullied or have witnessed bullying in their schools or neighborhoods are asked to take action and let their voices be heard. More...

Jackson’s Sonic to reopen by mid-February

Jackson’s 2035 College Avenue SONIC location, which has been closed for the past two months, will reopen in mid-February according to its new ownership. More...

County signs off on maintenace agreement for Campbell’s Landing

The Clarke County Commission moved another step closer to finalizing the agreement over Campbell’s Landing or known as the Bashi Creek Public Use Area. The commission approved a revision to the lease with the U.S. More...

Hutchinson and Wright make honors list at LBW Community College

Dr. Herbert H. J. Riedel, LBW Community College President, has announced academic honor students for the 2014 Fall Semester. A total of 86 students were named to the President’s List and 143 students were named to the Dean’s List. More...

Landegger, generous Monroe County philanthropist, pleas guilty to hiding $8.4 million in Swiss bank

George F. Landegger, one of Monroe County’s most generous philanthropist over the past four decades, pleaded guilty in federal court in New York to hiding over $8.4 million in a secret Swiss bank account for as long as 10 years, the U.S. More...

Clarke Prep Farm-City Essay Contest winners told

Winners from Clarke Prep School in the Farm- City Essay Contest were (top) Allison Butts-first place, Rachael Gregsonhonorable mention, and Will Bagley-second place. More...

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She’s a Democrat, but Rep. Beech gets pretty good committee assignments from GOP leadership

Republicans dominate the Alabama Legislature and get the plum committee assignments but at least one southwest Alabama House member did pretty well when House Speaker Mike Hubbard announced committee assignments in the organizational session held Jan More...

Applications now being accepted for energy assistance through Project SHARE funds

The Clarke County Chapter #44 of the American Red Cross will begin accepting applications on Jan. 26 for Project SHARE, the energy assistance program for low-income elderly or disabled individuals. More...