May 25, 2006 RSS feed / Community

Certified operators in Jackson

Larry Aspinwall and Chris Clarke of the Jackson Water and Sewer Department recently received Grade IV certificates of competency from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management. More...

Correction on school board transfers

Two transfers within the Child Nutrition Program in the Clarke County School System were listed incorrectly last week. More...

Front Porch Tour set in Pine Apple

The 9th Annual Front Porch Tour to be held Sunday May 28 promises to be a day to showcase the historic town of Pine Apple, Alabama. More...

Alzheimer's programs conducted

The Southwest Retired and Senior Volunteer Program scheduled and conducted a training and education program on Alzheimer's disease at eight RSVP workstations for RSVP members and seniors in five of six counties. More...

JIS student selected for People to People Leadership program

Yana Rodgers, a student at Jackson Intermediate School, has been accepted into the People to People World Leadership Forum. More...

Anti-litter committee sponsors poster and essay contest for students

Spring's in full swing, and people in every community are ready to cast aside the gloom of winter by putting a clean, fresh look on their surroundings. More...

Some reasons not to litter

Littering is very bad. There are many reasons why it is bad. Littering is bad because it harms the earth, makes places look unattractive, and it becomes a bad habit. I am going to tell you why littering is bad and why it isn't good! More...

CPS band member gets top rating for drum solo

Branden Bradford, age 9, a sixth grade student at Clarke Preparatory School, received a superior rating on a drum solo from the Alabama State Solo and Ensemble Competition on Saturday, May 6 at Spanish Fort High School. More...

Steve Azar replaces Van Shelton for Heritage Festival in Gilbertown

Just weeks before Choctaw County's big Heritage Festival is slated in Gilbertown, one of its two featured country music stars suddenly canceled it and all other appearances scheduled through the end of the year. More...

Thomasville Baptist members sign petition asking officials to work against alcohol sales

A petition signed by over 125 members and attendees of Thomasville Baptist Church opposing alcohol sales in Thomasville was recently sent to various elected officials. More...

State auditor hopeful Chess Bedsole visits Jackson

Former Jackson resident Chess Bedsole, a Republican candidate for state auditor, was honored at a reception Sunday given by his grandmother, Dell McClellan at her home on College Avenue in Jackson. More...

Jackson purchasing property for new police department

During the Jackson Police Department's annual Police Officer of the Year banquet, Monday, Mayor Richard Long announced that the city was about to purchase property adjacent to city hall for a new police department complex, and Tuesday the city counci More...

Pine Hill men arrested for Tville camp burglary

Three Pine Hill men were arrested Monday for stealing guns at a Thomasville camphouse over the weekend. More...

Garrick relative authors book of historic New Orleans photos

A man with ties to the area has authored a book of historical New Orleans photographs entitled "Missing New Orleans." More...

Help with power bills available

The Community Action Agency of Baldwin, Escambia, Clarke, Monroe and Conecuh Counties is accepting applications starting June 1 to assist low-income families with their electricity bill. More...

Off to good start

Stan Wilson, general manager and CEO of Clarke-Washington Electric Membership Corporation, presents a check for $10,000 to Debra Bolen, Executive Director of the Clarke County Development Foundation. More...

Mildred Starnes Scholarship goes to Kyle Hayes

Kyle Basil Hayes of Coffeeville has been awarded a four year, $30,000 Mildred C Starnes Scholarship to the University of South Alabama in Mobile which he has accepted and will start in the fall. More...

Mower given away

The Grove Hill Lions Club held its annual drawing for a riding lawn mower recently. Above, the winner, Jerry Cardinal, right, is presented with the keys and warranty/owner information package by Lions President J.W. Reeves. More...

Clarke students on UWA honors lists

The University of West Alabama has named Vickie W. Harrison, Tiffany N. Jackson and Jennifer J. Kelley, all of Jackson; Charlotte M. Cox, Marianne W. Gibson and Michael Allan Noble, all of Thomasville; Joann W. Leggett, Gainestown; and Ronnie W. More...

Polling officials for June 6, 2006 Primary

STATE OF ALABAMA CLARKE COUNTY NOTICE OF ELECTION OFFICIALS In accordance with the memorandum, judgement and decree of the United State District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, Northern District, Myron S. Thompson, United States District Judge

OFFICE NAME GAINESTOWN (AME CHURCH) Precinct 1, Box 1 More...