July 5, 2007 RSS feed / Community

Grove Hill council approves sales tax holiday

The Grove Hill Town Council approved July 2 the Sales Tax Holiday for Aug. 3-5. Beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Friday Aug. 3 and ending at midnight on Sunday Aug. More...

Monroeville cancer center offers new technology

"We know cancer is a scary thing," said Dr. William C. Hixson, Directing Radiation Oncologist, at the Gulf Coast Cancer Centers' office in the Southwest Alabama Community Cancer Center in Monroeville. More...

Local man suffers rare Castleman's disease

Pilots for Christ to help transport young man to Arkansas clinic

Jeffery West, 23, a firefighter with the Helwestern Volunteer Fire Department, suffers from Castleman's Disease, a rare disease that afflicts only approximately 200 people in the United States. More...

Free skin cancer screening offered in Monroeville

Gulf Coast Cancer Centers will hold a free skin cancer screening for the public at its Monroeville office, located at 200 Rumbley Road on Thursday, July 19 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Centers' physician Dr. William C. More...

Jackson Animal Control Rescue joins Petfinder network

The City of Jackson Animal Control recently has joined other animal welfare organizations in the area that list their homeless pets on Petfinder.com, the oldest and largest database of adoptable animals on the Internet. More...

Fiddlers invade Atmore July 21

The 28th annual South Alabama Old Time Fiddlers' Convention will be held from 2 p.m. until at the Escambia County High School in Atmore. Admission will be charged. More...

Danny Norris honored with Mathews Scholarship

The Community Foundation of South Alabama has awarded the 2007 Mathews Scholarship to Daniel (Danny) Norris, son of Terry and Dan Norris of Grove Hill. Norris is a 2007 graduate of Clarke County High School. More...

Corrections

Grady L. Bedwell of Jackson was elected vice chairman of Community Bankers Association of Alabama. The headline on the story of June 21 was incorrect. More...

Courthouse annex nearly ready

Work continues to progress on the new courthouse annex. Dumas Manufacturing installed benches and other fixtures in the two new upstairs courtrooms last week. More...

Camp for children with diabetes

Camp Sugar Falls, a day camp for children living with diabetes, will take place July 10-12 at Christ United Methodist Church in Mobile. More...

Heaven for daylily lovers

We arrived after the big sale and Cathy Jacobs apologized, saying many of the daylilies had quit blooming. Still, enough were blooming to produce an array of colors and thrill any daylily lover. It could be Daylily Heaven, for sure. More...

Jackson chamber director completes leadership training

LaShaunda Holly, Executive Director of the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce, recently completed Institute for Organization Management (Institute), an intensive week-long nonprofit leadership training program held June 17- 21 at the University of Ge More...

'Mockingbird' workshop July 17

A"To Kill a Mockingbird" Teacher Workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on July 17 at the Old Courthouse in Monroeville. Admission will be charged. More...

Ethnic & Heritage Jazz festival Aug. 2-5 in Mobile

The Gulf Coast Ethnic & Heritage Jazz Festival will be held Aug 2-5 in Mobile. Admission is free, except for the Sunday Jam. Various venues- Thurs., Aug. 2, Evening of Poetry, 6:30 p.m.; Fri., Aug. 3, Jazz Music Workshop, 10 a.m.; Sat., Aug. More...