August 10, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Man wrecks 4-wheeler running from C'ville police

A Coffeeville man was injured after trying to outrun police and falling off his four-wheeler early Sunday morning. More...

Commissioners to hire consultant to help advise on solid waste contract

When Clarke County Commissioners were asked about contract changes for solid waste removal in the county, they were not aware that the contract being put out for bid does not require the service to have a facility in the county. More...

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Snodgrass reunion in Thomasville Sunday The Snodgrass Family Reunion will be More...

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Parisian name soon to be gone from retailing

Forgive this old timer but he cannot resist a little reminiscing about a subject far removed from politics. More...

Congress Reports

Strengthening pension laws

By a vote of 279-131, the House of Representatives last week passed H.R. More...

From the Nethermost

Summer heat can get you quick!

Stupidity! Just stupidity. It was stupidity caused by rushing, trying to stop a mistake, and almost causing a worse one. More...

Clarke school revenues estimated at $33.7 million

The second hearing for the Clarke County School System's 2006-2007 budget was held Thursday, Aug. 3, during the Clarke County Board of Education meeting. More...

Jackson leaders differ on making mayor full-time

During a work session Aug. 3, members of the Jackson City Council discussed the possibility of a full-time mayor's position for the city. More...

Area's economic efforts praised

Last year's Rural National Supplier Conference in Thomasville was a big success but was viewed by many as a one-time event that drew well-known national suppliers such as Boeing and Northrop Grumman as well as Gov. Bob Riley, U.S. Sen. More...

Thomasville arrests detailed for past week

Thomasville Police department reported 17 misdemeanor arrests over the past week. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Area Obituaries

Chapman Blondia Mae Chapman, 71, a native and resident of the Winn community of Jackson died Aug. 4, 2006 at Mobile Infirmary Medical Center. More...

Community

ASCC graduates new class of LPNs

Alabama Southern Comm-unity College in Thomasville recently honored graduates in Practical Nursing (LPN) programs with a pinning ceremony on Aug. 4. More...

Nursing deadline extended

The application deadline for Fall admission to the Alabama Southern Practi-cal Nursing (LPN) program has been extended to Aug. 15 and orientation will follow on Aug. 17 and 18 for students who are accepted. More...

Busy time at Clarke County High these days

Davis joins staff as new boys hoops coach

Even though the new Clarke County High School basketball coach comes from the big town of Memphis he still has small town roots that he will use as he takes over the Bulldogs this season. More...

Lifestyle

Brown-Slayton to wed Sept. 9 in Fitzpatrick

Mr. and Mrs. Mark Ruskin Givens of Wetumpka and Mr. and Mrs. Michael Lynn Brown of Montgomery announce the engagement of their daughter, Melanie Ann Brown, to Andrew Russell Slayton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Edward Slayton Sr. of Grove Hill. More...

Memories & Recipes

Afternoon shower great time for fun, making memories

Memories of just yesterday can be as warm as those from awhile ago. Last Sunday afternoon as I watered my ferns, God sent a wonderful light rain. There was no thunder, no lightning and the sun even shone for a bit during the rain. More...

Gardening With Dora

Dealing with dry weather

We can control a lot of things in our gardens, but the weather isn't one of them. More...