August 24, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Commission chairman must go if he can't keep hours, critics say

Two Clarke County citizens questioned Commission Chairman Paul Bradford's right to serve as chairman during Monday's Clarke County Commission meeting. More...

Jackson man arrested on child molestation charges

A Jackson man was arrested last week for sexually abusing a child over a nine year period. More...

County 911 taking Jax calls

Clarke County 911 Director Becky Neugent reported to board members Monday that the City of Jackson was paying to have the county's 911 service take Jackson's calls. More...

Special Sections

Business

Angie Foreman at Ala. Power

Alabama Power recently welcomed Angie Foreman as the newest member of their team. Foreman is the new appliance salesperson for the Jackson and Grove Hill offices. More...

New debarker at Scotch mill

A new three-story debarker is being erected on the edge of the woodyard adjacent to Scotch Lumber Co.'s sawmill in Fulton. An elevated conveyor will move peeled logs over the public road to the mill. More...

Clarke one of 5 Alabama communities to win award

Clarke County's community and economic development work has been recognized along with four other communities in the state. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Financial seminar set Journey to Financial Freedom, a Crown Financial Ministries seminar sponsored by the First Baptist and First United Methodist churches of Jackson, Alabama will be held at the FUMC Christian Life Center More...

Church News

Old time religion at Methodists' Blue Lake

Sally Jordan fans Mary Lynn Feagin Wilson as she furiously peddles an antique pump organ for Grove Hill United Methodists to sing in the historic Lambuth Chapel at Blue Lake, the Methodist retreat camp near Andalusia Sunday. More...

Announcements

Greater Ebenezer revival

Greater Ebenezer Baptist Church located at 272 Norris Road in Coffeeville will continue its revival Thursday, (tonight), Aug. 24 and end Friday, Aug. 25 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Deacon Eugene Coats is the church clerk and Rev. More...

God doesn't change

There are many things that change, even people change. All of us can think back over our lives and see how things have changed, or even how we have changed. My friend, there is someone and something that will never change-that is Jesus and His word. More...

GH, Jax consider merged hospital

New facility would be built on Hwy. 43 between cities

Grove Hill and Jackson hospital officials and municipal leaders are discussing the possibility of the two facilities merging and building a new regional medical center about halfway between the two towns. More...

Fugitive evades lawmen from Clarke, Choctaw

A suspect successfully evaded lawmen from two counties, tracking dogs and a Department of Public Safety helicopter in Choctaw County across the Tombigbee River from Coffeeville last Wednesday, Aug. 16. More...

Boise curtails sawmill operation

Boise has temporarily curtailed operations at its sawmill in Jackson, according to a release published last week in Quips and Chips, a newsletter for Boise's Alabama operations. The cutbacks affect 91 salaried and hourly employees. More...

T'ville arrests detailed

The Thomasville Police Department reported one felony arrest and 14 misdemeanor arrests over the past week. More...

C-M Gas management team members visit Grove Hill council

Request for Patrick's Garage to be added to wrecker rotation denied

Two members of the three-man management team recently hired at Clarke-Mobile Counties Gas spoke to the Grove Hill Town Council during Monday night's meeting. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Area Obituaries

Bradley Vaughn Clayton Bradley, 79, of Jackson died Aug. 16, 2006 in a Mobile area hospital. More...

Community

State senate hopeful visits

Charles Knowles, left, was the only person to show up at the Helwestern Fire Station Friday afternoon to greet John McMillan, Republican candidate for the District 22 seat in the State Senate, but Knowles told him what he thought anyway. More...

CHS gets $93,656 grant

Coffeeville High School has been awarded an ACCESS Distance Learning Expansion Site Grant that will provide equipment and services for a videoconferencing interactive distance-learning lab. More...

Records

Marriage license application Dominick Anton James, to Ursula Latrice Council. More...

Sports

Volleyball Preview 2006

Lady Gators look for 3-peat

The challenges are great for any team when a season starts. Imagine the task ahead for the Clarke Prep School Lady Gators as they prepare to try and capture their third straight AISA Class A volleyball crown. More...

Babes have come long way

With no summer work-outs to speak of, and just two weeks of practice, getting ready for the start of the season, the Clarke County High School Babes, are showing the signs of a team ready to improve upon last year's record. More...

Editorial

Letter To The Editor

'Norman Rockwellian' town and its people remembered one year later by Katrina victims

Dear Editor, Hurricane Katrina left its mark on lives, property, jobs, and spirits. It has now been almost a year since Mother Nature pointed its wicked finger at many Gulf South areas and, while recovery is occurring, the pace is varied. More...

Lifestyle

Memories & Recipes Reasons to save your vintage fondue pots!

Cindy Garrick The Bible says there is nothing new under the sun. I see that more everyday. Dean has a habit of never throwing anything away. I like to clean out twice a year. I guess it's true that opposites do attract. More...