August 30, 2007 RSS feed / Community

Corrections

The annual meeting of the Clarke County Development Foundation will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18 in Fulton. The date listed in a story last week was incorrect. More...

Area citizens appointed to Tombigbee Action Commission

Eleven area people have been appointed by Gov. Bob Riley to lead Region 6 of a new statewide initiative to improve the quality of life in rural Alabama. More...

Washington County commissioner indicted on multiple felony charges

Attorney General Troy King announced the arrest of a Washington County Commissioner for multiple felony counts of ethics, forgery and theft charges. Willie Lewis Dixon, 56, of St. More...

Suppliers Conference Sept. 14 in Thomasville

The third annual Rural National Supplier Conference will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14 at Alabama Southern Community College in Thomasville. More...

Caught: Chase ends with capture of fugitive

Calvin Jimmerson, 40, of Butler wound up in the Clarke County Jail Friday, Aug. 24, after leading law enforcement officers on a chase that ended with several crashed vehicles. The incident began around 5:45 p.m. More...

Rumors rampant on JHS incident

An incident of bullying that involved several students at Jackson High School, Aug. 21, has had people talking for more than a week, creating rumors about what occurred. More...

Man does his part to help clean up county

The stretch of Walker Springs Road from Mt. Gilead Hill to Bell Hill is a cleaner place thanks to community resident Junior Jemison, who has been picking up litter along the road nearly every day for the past eight years. More...

Alcohol permit review board put in place in Thomasville

The Thomasville City Council appointed the city's alcohol permit review board at Monday night's meeting. More...

State posts 3.7 percent July unemployment rate

Unemployment in Alabama rose slightly to 3.7 percent in July compared to 3.5 percent the previous two months. The jobless rate in July 2006 was 3.6 percent. More...

Commissioner Bradford urges caution in new county spending

Clarke County Commissioner Paul Bradford expressed concern Tuesday over spending for the next few years. "We are going to have to be extremely careful how we spend money and what we look at over the next 18 months to two years," he said. More...

Coffeeville PD maning safety checkpoints

Coffeeville Police Department will be making special efforts to enforce traffic laws and highway safety through Labor Day, Sept. 3. More...

Judge calls judge's order 'not legal' and 'immoral'

A local circuit judge saddled with a nearly $1.2 million judgment in an estate settlement imposed by a Mobile County circuit judge has called the order illegal and immoral and said that it must not be allowed to become public knowledge. More...

Clarke County Leadership beings new class for 2007

Local business and industry leaders nominated individuals from their organizations to participate in Leadership Clarke County. More...

Hospital gets decontamination unit

Grove Hill Memorial Hospital recently purchased a decontamination unit. The unit has shower stalls for two people and room for a stretcher and includes a hot water heater. More...

Juveniles arrested for graffiti vandalism

Seven people were arrested in Thomasville for graffiti on several signs and a building on MLK Street Aug. 21. Six juveniles and Tommy Nobles were charged with two counts of criminal mischief, first degree and defacing public property. More...

Jackson moves forward to seek new hospital

On Tuesday, Aug. 28, the Jackson City Council voted unanimously to hire Selma Attorney Ralph Hobbs to pursue the possibility of bringing a larger, state-ofthe art hospital to the Jackson area. More...

Kimbrough to re-deploy to Iraq

Major Daryl A. Kimbrough, the son-in-law of Willie and Emma Bettis of Fulton is scheduled to re-deploy to serve in Operation Iraqi Freedom on September 10, 2007. More...

Several arrests made at weekend checkpoints

Drivers license checkpoints were conducted throughout the county last weekend. More...

Fulton Fire and Rescue fall gospel singing Oct. 6

Fulton Volunteer Fire and Rescue Annual Fall Gospel Singing will be Saturday, Oct. 6 in downtown Fulton from 3:30 p.m. until. Local talent includes: Bridgette Shewmake, Darlene Phillips, Donald Pugh, Warren Harrell, Wayne Campbell, Rev. More...