August 23, 2007 RSS feed / Community

Marks indicted by Clarke County Grand Jury for murder

Norris Geane Marks was indicted by the Clarke County Grand Jury for murder Aug. 15. According to witnesses Marks and Ernest James Richardson were at Marks' home in Morvin in December of 2006 when the two began to argue. More...

Log truck overturns on Hwy. 154

A log truck overturned late Monday morning on Highway 154 at Mile Marker 16 near the intersection with Reedy Hill Road. The driver had minor injuries. More...

Thomasville Board of Ed holds first budget hearing

The Thomasville City Board of Education held its first of two public hearings on the fiscal 2008 budget Aug. 16 in the Thomasville High School Library. Chief Financial Officer Linda V. McGhee gave a Power Point presentation for the board members. More...

Several suspects arrested on burglary charges by Thomasville Police Dept.

Thomasville Police Department's arrest report for the week of Aug. 13-Aug. 19 is listed: Virian Rich, unlawful possession of controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, disorderly conduct, arrested Aug. 13. Brenda R. More...

Formosan termites newest pests

It appears a new pest is headed this way, and home and building owners are urged to be on the lookout for them. Formosan termites, also called Supertermites, were first identified in 1905 in Hawaii. More...

Troopers busy during crackdown

It was a busy week last week as Alabama State Troopers mounted a blitz, writing over 26,000 traffic citations and making other arrests and stops in an effort to reduce highway deaths and to increase safety. More...

Community Birthday Calendars to be available

Orders for the new 2008 Community Birthday Calendar, will be taken this month by members of the CPS Band Boosters. More...

Bonner sees prosperous times for South Alabama

"Good times are coming to South Alabama," said Jo Bonner, U.S. Representative for the First District. "…It's long overdue….The hope and promise of an economic revival in South Alabama is real. More...

Fulton makes pledge to Twin Rivers fund

The Fulton Town Council voted Aug. 14 to make a contribution to the Twin Rivers Economic Development Partnership. Fulton will contribute $5,000-a-year for five years. The money will be paid in quarterly installments. More...

E-911center aids in finding lost USDA rep

A representative from the U.S. Department of Agriculture was lost a few weeks ago near the Carlton community in southern Clarke County. He was found thanks to the dispatchers of the county E- 911 office. More...

No details on cost of MAC repairing cut highway bridge over Satilpa Creek on 69

Satilpa Creek relief bridge on Highway 69 south of Coffeeville was reopened Saturday afternoon, according to Jim Henley, construction engineer with the Grove Hill division of the Alabama Department of Transportation. More...

Advocacy Center asks for GH funds

Mary English, director of the Regional Child Advocacy Center presented a letter to the Grove Hill Town Council during Monday's meeting, requesting funds for the center. More...

Sims graduates from basic training

Air Force Airman Paul A. Sims has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...