June 14, 2007 RSS feed / Community

Corrections

Debra Fox, the economic developer for the City of Thomasville was omitted from the list of task force members working on ways Clarke County can benefit from the new ThyssenKrupp steel mill detailed in an article in last week's paper. More...

Commission mulls some type of charges for work it does for other governmental agencies

Clarke County Engineer Sam Noble proposed at Monday's Clarke County Commission work session that some type of system be worked out for the county to recoup some of its expenses for helping other governmental agencies with large projects. More...

ARP tech scholarships to ASCC

Dr. John A. Johnson, President, Alabama Southern Community College recently announced the scholarship recipients for the Alabama Southern Industry Alliance for a Technologically Advanced Workforce. More...

Recognize anyone?

These photos were processed from a roll of film found in a camera by Larry Gates of the Tallahatta Springs community. Gates found the camera in his field after the 2005 storm that ripped through the Chilton community. More...

Help for low-income families with electric bills

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

Mullins earns RN degree

Angela S. W. Mullins of Grove Hill graduated May 12 from the accredited RN program at Lincoln University of Jefferson City, Missouri. Her work included all undergraduate studies. She is the daughter of Cecil and Sue Williams of Grove Hill. More...

Too many with ALS

Clarke County appears to have more than its share of ALS, or Lou Gerhrig's Disease, patients. Wilbur Newton of Grove Hill continues his fight against the crippling disease. More...

Final Wedding Plans

Brown-Faircloth to marry Saturday in Fairhope

Allison Faye Brown and Craig Maxwell Faircloth will exchange wedding vows Saturday, June 16 at 6:30 p.m. at The Bluff overlooking Fairhope Pier. Miss Brown is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Brown of Leroy. Mr. Faircloth is the son of Mr. More...

New Arrival

Flowers Jeremy Stanton and Ashley Nicole Flowers of Frisco City announce the arrival of a daughter, Zoe Jade Flowers, born May 16, 2007 at 8:09 p.m. in Monroe County Hospital. She weighed six lbs., nine ozs. and measured 18 1/2 inches long. More...

Three-C Slaw

This refreshing slaw has the unexpected zip of celeriac along with cabbage and just enough carrot to add a hint of sweetness. More...

Legislature accomplishes little due to feuding Senate

Inside the Statehouse

The Alabama Constitution calls for the Legislature to meet every year. The session is to last for 105 days, about three and a half months. More...

Search for man continues

The search continues for a Whatley man who has been missing since September of last year. More...

Drug arrests made in Whatley

Clarke County sheriff's deputies made several drug arrests in Whatley early this week and confiscated nearly $1,000 as well as some drugs and paraphernalia. More...

Sewer and water to LP plant costing $1.4 million

Bids were opened for the new water and sewer service extension to the Louisiana Pacific mill site south of Thomasville Monday and was approved by the city's water board and city council Monday night. More...

Summerfest slated July 3 in Coffeeville

Coffeeville's Summerfest celebration last year and fireworks show for the Fourth of July was such a big success that it is being planned again. This year's Summerfest will be held Tuesday, July 3 beginning at 3 p.m. More...

Detours continue this week due to overpass work on Industrial Road in Jackson

Residents on Depot Road, as well as motorists who utilize it, were warned, Tuesday, to be aware of an increase in traffic due to the closing of Industrial Road where the new overpass is being tied in. Jackson City Councilman Eldridge Jackson Jr. More...

Jackson Chamber honors Pine City Ambassadors

The Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce would like to thank the 2006/07 Pine City Ambassadors for their hard work and dedication throughout their term. More...

Doing well at UWA

Domoneek McCoy of Lower Peach Tree has finished her junior year at the University of West Alabama with honors. She had a 3.8 grade point average and is on the president's and dean's honors lists. More...

Battling Lou Gehrig's for 14 years

Andy Counselman has been dealing with ALS, better known as Lou Gehrig's Disease since 1993. "I first noticed a weakness in the right hand. At the time I didn't realize what was going on, I just thought I was weak. More...

Garricks celebrate 50 years

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Edward Garrick (nee Dot Powell) of Whatley recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception given by their children at the Grand Hotel Marriott Resort in Point Clear. More...

Whatley-Calhoun reunion another big event

The Whatley-Calhoun reunion weekend beginning Friday, June 1, 2007, was full of activities for the family and friends, including eats at every stop. More...

Friends helping friends

Mike and Jane Bishop are great friends. Dean and Mike have coffee every weekday at 4 a.m. About once a month they go to breakfast on Saturday mornings. Mike is just such a helper to everyone. More...

South Alabama does its part

Congress Reports

Last week, Alabama voters overwhelmingly approved an amendment to allow the state to borrow an additional $400 million for economic development, including $195 million for the state-of-the-art steel manufacturing and processing plant ThyssenKrupp p More...