May 10, 2007 RSS feed / Community

C-M Gas to build new $1.5 million office in Jackson

The bid on a new 10,000 square foot administrative building for Jackson was approved by Clarke-Mobile Gas District's board of directors last week. Hubb Construction of Jackson was the low bidder on the project at $1,567,743. More...

Bobby Glover dies Tuesday

Robert Coleman "Bobby" Glover died at his residence in Grove Hill Tuesday, May 8. Glover had a long career in the air conditioning business with the General Supply Company and then Clarke- Air, which he helped start. More...

Junior Miss Ellie Wilson is CCHS student

Ellie Wilson, the daughter of Bruce and Rhonda Wilson of Grove Hill was selected as Clarke County's 2008 Junior Miss Saturday night. She is a junior at Clarke County High School. More...

CHS grad to speak at graduation

Gina Williams will be the speaker at the 2007 Commencement Monday, May 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the Panther Stadium in Coffeeville. Gina is a 2000 graduate of Coffeeville High School. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Williams of Coffeeville. More...

Holt to graduate UA

Tametrius Shandrell Holt is a candidate for graduation at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Saturday, May 12 at 1 p.m. in Coleman Coliseum. She will be receiving a Bachelor of Science degree. More...

Opine- Tallahatta VFW to hold open house and singing

The Opine-Tallahatta Springs Volunteer Fire Department is having an open house and gospel singing on May 19 from 5 p.m until 9 p.m. at the department's new station. More...

CAA meeting in Daphne will discuss Coffeeville Head Start, other issues

The Community Action Agency will hold a Policy Council Executive Committee and a Board of Directors Executive Committee meeting Tuesday, May 15 at the central office in Daphne at 26440 N. Pollard Road. The meetings will begin at 9:30 a.m. More...

Antique truck restorers enjoy hobby

Restoration of 1964 pickup took 10 years to complete

Warren Huggins' 1964 Ford F100 pickup has had only three owners in its 43-year life and he's spent more on it than the previous two owners combined. More...

Former JHS principal hurt in accident

Former Jackson High School Principal Robert Hagood was seriously injured in an automobile crash Tuesday, May 8, around 1:05 p.m., at the intersection of Highways 43 and 177 in Jackson. According to Jackson Police Sgt. More...

Shooting out of Jax airport beacon not only aggravating and costly but dangerous too

The City of Jackson is having to spend money to replace the beacon at the W.E. Stewart Airport after it was shot out by someone using a high-powered rifle. More...

Boise sheeter operation to gain new machine, eight jobs in Jackson

Boise will relocate a paper sheeter operation from its converting plant in Salem, Ore. to its Jackson sheeter plant, the company announced last week. The Salem plant will be closed and the property will be sold. More...

Federal dollars to help improve Hwy. 43 entrance to T'ville industrial park

The Clarke County Commission adopted a resolution Tuesday to use special federal dollars secured for industrial development for improvements at the Highway 43 entrance to the new South Industrial Park in Thomasville. More...

C'ville council looking for site for baseball field

New library board members appointed

The Coffeeville Town Council has started the ball rolling on a new baseball field for the town. The topic was brought up by council member Sammy Shields during Tuesday night's meeting. More...

'Mobile' home for soon-to-be-married couple

Jennifer Wood and Jason Gates are getting married Saturday at Tompkins Baptist Church. Last week, Gates moved a home that he owns and had built from Old Highway 5 just south of Thomasville to a lot on Church Street in Grove Hill just More...

Grove Hill considers sewerage, treatment plant improvements

Paul Darnell, a consulting engineer with DMD Engineers attended Monday's Grove Hill Town Council meeting to discuss improvements for the sewage system and the treatment plant. More...

SUV flips in Leroy Sunday morning

Leroy volunteer firemen were called out to assist with the extrication of four people from a Jeep Grand Cherokee that ran off of Highway 43 and overturned early Sunday morning. The driver was Charles Ray Love, Jr. More...

Clarke lawmen chase suspects

Several law enforcement agencies joined in on two chases last week. More...

'Blood, sweat, tears and a lot of money too' to fix up old pickup, says owner

Lewis Herron gets excited talking about his restored 1950 F-1 Ford pickup, a big-fendered rig that easily grabs many people's attention. More...