July 12, 2007 RSS feed / Community

One arrested, more expected in property theft

One man has been arrested and more arrests are expected once the investigation into a theft ring is concluded. More...

TPD arrest burglary suspect

Thomasville Police Depart- ment's arrest report for the week of July 2-8 is listed. More...

Literacy Coalition working with White-Smith library

"Our goal is to serve those (organizations) who are working with literacy issues," said Carolyn Douglas, executive director of the Literacy Coalition of South Alabama. More...

Thomasville council approves bonds for civic center construction

The Thomasville City Council approved Monday an ordinance for the $4 million bond issue to fund the remodeling of the old high school next to City Hall as a Civic Center. The fixed interest rate is 4.45 percent over 30 years. More...

Repairs completed on lift station spill

Repairs have been completed on the Windsorwood Lift Station, where there was a sewage spill, said Mayor Sheldon Day at Monday's meeting of the Thomasville Water Works and Sewer Board. There was some "contact issues," he said. More...

Wright resigns at JA; Garrett, new coach

Stanley R. Beard, chairman of the board at Jackson Academy, has announced that headmaster, athletic director and head football coach Lynn Wright turned in his resignation June 26, effective July 1. More...

Car stolen in Jackson found burned

An automobile reportedly stolen in Jackson this past weekend was found burned in the Gainestown area. According to Jackson Police reports, a 2003 Kia Optima, valued at $8,500, was stolen from the 500 block of East Spruce Street. More...

Fire alert lifted in South Alabama

The No Burn order for counties in North Alabama has been downgraded to a Fire Alert, while counties in South Alabama are in the clear to resume normal burning practices. More...

Todd Memorial golf tourney set

The sixth annual Sam and Sarah Todd Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, August 11 at Deer Field Golf Course in Chatom. The annual tournament raises money to help with community projects in Toddtown. More...

Memories & Recipes

Can you guess who is Sycrene's Martha Stewart?

This week I have a quiz for you! Who is the Martha Stewart of Scyrene? I'll give you some clues to help you in case you don't already have the answer. She cooks as well as any accomplished chef. More...

Attend 4-H conference

Although the worst drought in decades has left Alabama fields parched, a conference held June 22-24 at the 4-H Center in Columbiana gave hope that the state's farms and rural communities are producing at least one crop - a crop More...

CARD OF THANKS

May I say from the bottom of my heart how thankful Madge and I are to live in Grove Hill. There isn't a day that passes that someone doesn't bring us something from their garden or ask if there isn't something they can do for us. More...

Suspects with multiple charges booked into Clarke Co. Jail

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail include: Antonio Ester Adams, criminal trespassing, third degree, arrested by Thomasville Police Dept. More...

Thomasville woman charged with attempted murder

A Thomasville woman was charged with two counts of attempted murder after she allegedly fired a pistol at two other women. More...

Vehicle stolen in Jackson, then discovered burned

A burned vehicle found by Clarke County Sheriff's deputies in Gainestown last week was stolen from an East Pearl Street residence in Jackson. More...

Gas lines to be moved for steel plant

Clarke Mobile Counties Gas District is preparing for gas line relocations that will cost around $6.5 to $7 million. More...

Photo

Part of the crowd that turned out for the first annual Coffeeville Music Festival Saturday. The tents helped protect the group from the rains that threatened but did not deter the event. More...

Wage increase concern for Mayor Day

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day expressed concern Monday regarding upcoming hikes in the federal minimum wage. The increases will affect the ability of the city to hire lower wage employees and young people for summer jobs, he said. More...

Officers recognized for lifesaving efforts

Two Jackson police officers were recognized, during Tuesday's city council meeting, for their efforts in saving the lives of two children who nearly drowned at a local home day-care March 8. More...

Town of Fulton creates Recreation Board

The Fulton Town Council Tuesday approved members for the creation of a recreation board. Council members Jennifer Stephens and Kim Averitt will be joined by Phillip Averitt, James Stabler, Mike Bettis and Heather Allday. More...

McNickle new director of student leadership at UM

Chris "Buff" McNickle has been selected as the new director of student leadership and involvement at the University of Mobile. As of July 1, he is responsible for advancing student leadership and plugging students in to campus life. More...

Festive for the Fourth!

Dayton and Kelsey Horton celebrate the summer with a synchronized leap in the Timberlane pool in Grove Hill. Photo by Gary Horton More...

Youth prepare for the future on Electric Cooperative Tour

More than 40 high school students from Alabama's rural electric cooperatives traveled to the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association's annual Electric Cooperative Youth Tour in Washington D.C., Saturday, June 9 through Thursday, June 14. More...

Granddaughter of Clarke Countians places in New York contest

Aisha Amaya Kimbrough placed second runner up for Toddler Miss in the East Coast s USA Pageant July 8 in White Springs, New York. More...