January 11, 2007 RSS feed / Community

Commissioners want fix for rotating chairmanship

Clarke County Commission Chairman Paul Bradford told his fellow commissioners during Monday's work session that he thought it was time to "do something different about the chairmanship." Bradford noted that since the Louisiana Pacific project began More...

GH planning commission rejects new apartments

Mayor Pro Tem Levon Hicks told Grove Hill Town Council members during Thursday night's meeting that the town's planning commission would recommend not to rezone land at the airport for the construction of an apartment complex. More...

Arnold takes job in Wilcox County

Donnie Arnold began his new job as supervisor of the Wilcox County Parden and Parole Office this week. Arnold served as chief deputy for the Clarke County Sheriff's Department for 10 years before accepting the new position in Wilcox County. More...

Teen drinking parties will not be tolerated

Jackson Police Chief Burge has received complaints

The Jackson Police Department has received several reports from concerned citizens regarding "open house parties.". Open house parties are parties where teenagers gather at a residence and are allowed to consume alcoholic beverages. More...

Memories & Recipes

Joy Hicks does a lot to help her church and family

This is the time of year when I am especially grateful for my helpers. There is a lady in our church who holds the office of assistant to everyone. She administers many jobs in the church. More...

Genealogical seminar set in Monroeville Sat., Feb. 3

There will be a Genealogical Seminar at the Old Monroe County Courthouse in Monroeville Saturday, Feb. 3 from 8:30 until 3 p.m. More...

Williamsons celebrate 60 years of marriage

Bill and Eddis (Kelley) Williamson recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married in Grove Hill on Dec. 22, 1946 and currently reside in Mobile. More...

Ruben Studdard leading charge to 'Scale Back'

Grove Hill Memorial Hospital joined the 2003 American Idol, Ruben Studdard, in asking Alabamians to lose 10 million pounds over the next eight weeks. More...

Heating bills help available for low income families

The Community Action Agency of Baldwin, Escambia, Clarke, Monroe and Conecuh Counties is accepting applications to assist lowincome families with their heating bill. More...

Thomasville police detail arrests of past week

The Thomasville Police Department's arrest report for the week of Jan. 1-Jan. 7 is listed. Ronnie L. Penn, failure to appear, menacing, arrested Jan. 1. Tyrone Fitzgerald Clarke, domestic violence, third degree, arrested Jan. 5. More...

Helping those in need with energy bills

Energy assistance provided by Project Share again this year The Mobile Chapter of the American Red Cross is accepting applications for Project SHARE, the energy assistance program for low-income elderly or disabled individuals. More...

Dispatching issues discussed at 911 meeting

Several concerns expressed by emergency responders was brought up at Monday's Clarke County E-911 board meeting. More...

Clarke Jail arrests detailed

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail over the past week include: Tyrone Fitzgerald Clarke, 33, domestic violence, $500 bond, arrested by Thomasville Police Dept. More...

Clarke jail escapee interviewed in Georgia

Deputies from Clarke County Sheriff's Department went to Brunswick, Ga. last week to interview Andy Hulett, the man who escaped through the roof of the Clarke County Jail last July. Hulett, 32, of Rhine, Ga. More...

Drainage issues prompt heated exchange between T'ville mayor, councilman

Drainage issues prompted sharp exchanges between Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day and council member Charles Allen at Monday's council meeting. More...

C-M Gas approves $81 million budget

The yearly budget for Clarke Mobile Counties Gas District was approved during Monday's board meeting. Total projected revenues came to $81,458,460. More...

Lipizzaner Stallions will perform at USA in Mobile Saturday, Jan.

The famed Lipizzaner Stallions will perform two shows in Mobile Saturday, Jan. 27. The performances will include many of the traditional movements and exercises presented at the world-renowned Spanish Riding School of Vienna. More...

Reeves-Wade honored with engagement party at Headquarters

Jody Reeves, daughter of Sissy and Kenny Reeves of Jackson and Walt Wade, son of Kim Wade of Jackson and Leon Wade of Grove Hill, were honored with an engagement party on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006 at Headquarters in Jackson. More...

Final wedding plans told for Calhoun-Carter

Angela Calhoun and Captain John B. Carter will exchange marriage vows Saturday, Jan. 13 at 2 p.m. at Provine Chapel on the campus of Mississippi College. Miss Calhoun is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L.C. Calhoun Jr. of Madison, Miss. Mr. More...

CLARKE RECORDS

Marriage license applications Christopher Aaron Etheridge, to Christina Rayelle Walker; Jeremy Alan Watford, to Jennifer Jo Kelley; Phillip Holt Newton, to Stephanie Marae Moore. More...