September 27, 2007 RSS feed / Community

County suspects nabbed for controlled substances

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail include: Dalvin Dontae Barnes, possession of controlled substance, arrested by Jackson Police Dept. Gadonna D. More...

Grant funds crime database

Gov. Bob Riley has awarded two grants totaling $150,000 to the Mobile County Commission to support a project to collect, analyze and map crime data to help law enforcement agencies across southwest Alabama reduce crime. More...

Jackson's fiscal 2008 budget exceeds $7 million

For the first time ever, the city of Jackson passed a budget of nearly $7 million during Tuesday's council meeting. "This is the first year the city's budget will probably exceed $7 million," said Mayor Richard Long. More...

Students attend Be Ready Camp in Huntsville

Students from Clarke County recently attended the Be Ready Camp in Huntsville. More...

Local club makes donation to CCHS band

The Grove Hill Quarterback Club recently made a $1,000 donation to the purchase of new uniforms for the Clarke County High School "Royal Band of Blue" marching band. More...

EMA Director recognized

Emergency Management Agency Director Roy Waite (right) was recognized at Monday's work session of the Clarke County Commission. More...

'Harvest Fest' Sept. 29 in Demopolis

The Gaineswood house museum in Demopolis offers a day of fun and interesting fall-themed activities at Harvest Fest/Gaineswood Day Saturday, Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. A gate admission of $1 per person admits visitors to all activities. More...

Lost art of pie making revitalized

Memories & Recipes

At choir practice the other day, Joy Hicks and I were talking about the lost art of pie making. I cook the things that I watched Mom cook, as I was growing up. Sadly, Mama didn't bake many pies. More...

C'ville High accredited

Coffeeville High School has received accreditation with the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI) and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SA More...

Escaped Washington County work release inmate caught in Whatley Monday afternoon

A Washington County inmate who escaped while on work release Monday was captured at Garrick's Store in Whatley a few hours later. "We have some non-violent inmates picking up paper along the road. More...

Preservation issues

Elizabeth Granade talks to Marilyn Wheat Culpepper after the Clarke County Historical Society meeting Sunday. Culpepper grew up in Grove Hill. She is executive director of the Mobile Historic Preservation Society. More...

Come to McNider Marine for your boating needs

McNider Marine is located at 30160 Hwy. 43 Suite 1 in Thomasville. McNider sells Tracker, Triton and Blazer boats, as well as Bush Hog mowers and UTVs. They also offer parts and service for your boat. More...

Cars, trucks, SUVs available at Sheffield Motors

Sheffield Motors Inc. is located at 33737 Hwy. 43 in Thomasville, and sells preowned cars, trucks, SUVs, vans and offers rentals. More...

Lightning strikes twice for Kushla's wild boys

It has been said that lighting never strikes the same place twice. This Kushla Wild Boy however, found out first hand how perseverance along with good old fashioned hunting skills can indeed twist fate. More...

County to borrow $400,000 for budget shortfall

The Clarke County Commission voted Tuesday to recess until Oct. 1 to pass the fiscal 2008 budget. Annie Deloise Morris, county administrator, said the budget was not yet finished. More...

Teenager accidently shot at hunting camp

A 16-year-old was accidentally shot Friday night at a hunting camp on County Road 35. More...

Persons arrested by TPD

Arrests listed from the Thomasville Police Department for the week of Sept. More...

Correction

In last week's story concerning the release of sex offender Jason Arnold, his place of residence should have been listed as 1053 Center Street, not 1093 Center Street. More...

T'ville budget passed over Allen's objection

Council member Charles Allen and Mayor Sheldon Day again locked horns over money when the city council considered its 2008 budget. "My concerns are the last minute board approval," Allen said during the council work session. More...

Two in Coffeeville face drug charges

Two Coffeeville men face multiple charges following the execution of a search warrant by Task Force One agents, Friday, Sept. 21. According to Agent Blane Barrett, Reginald Earl Williams, 28, and Gary Lenoise Campbell Jr. More...

Stephens graduates from Coast Guard training

Coast Guard Seaman Joshua K. Stephens, son of Kliff B. Stephens of Grove Hill, recently graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Recruit Training Center in Cape May, N. J. More...

Litter Awareness Week continues in Clarke County

"A lot of people don't think they can make a difference," said Rita Wilson of Clarke County Citizens Against Litter (CCCAL). Some people think the litter problem is too big for one person, she said. More...

Coffeeville receives gift of American flag

An American flag was donated by the Grove Hill Civitan Club to the Town of Coffeeville. The flag previously flew over the U.S. Capitol and was provided by Congressman Jo Bonner. More...

Mississippi Pecan Festival Sept. 28-30

This year the Mississippi Pecan Festival will host "History Retold." The festival will present two reconstructed log homes that are over 100 years old. The Jones house and the Dunnam house. More...

C'ville native country music's new star

"I've been singing since I was little bitty," said Coffeeville native Ashton Shepherd, who signed a record deal with Universal Records in April. "When I was three or four years old I was always singing. More...

Linda Vice named state's tourism employee of year

Linda Vice, director of Alabama Tombigbee Tourism, has been named Alabama Tourism Employee of the Year. More...

First graders, teacher remember two-room Bethel School of 1938

Members of the Bethel School's first grade class of 1938 gathered for a reunion Sept. 20 with their teacher, Cora Belle Shewmake Dunagan at her home in Coffeeville. More...

T'ville man charged in church burglaries

A Thomasville man was arrested last week for stealing air conditioners from two churches in the Morvin area. Chadwick Earl Wilson, 35, was arrested Sept. 19 and charged with two counts of burglary, third degree. His bond was set at $20,000. More...

Managing land and deer important for successful hunting

Stan Hutto started hunting when he was just a teenager, living out in the country, in the Chilton community, "really, I started before there were that many deer," he said. More...

Mike Ward's Liberty Safe Outlet has served South Alabama for 30 years

Mike Ward's Liberty Safe Outlet, located at Moffett road and I-65 in Mobile has been serving South Alabama for approximately 30 years, offering a variety of safes, hunting and fishing supplies. The business is owned by Mike and Sarah Ward. More...

Trophy mount for the wall

Otis Simpson, along with his son, Latrell, show off the 217 pound 8-point buck that was killed in the hunting the same area as the the deer killed by Robinson. This deer was taken last season. More...