January 17, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Fulton council gives raises to employees

The Fulton Town Council voted Jan. 8 to give a four percent raise to town employees. Police Chief Larry Hicks is the only fulltime employee. There are technically nine employees. The last raise was in 2005. In other action from the Jan. More...

Pre-orders of Girl Scout cookies have begun

Pre-orders for Girl Scout cookies in 2008 will run through Jan. 27. Cookie deliveries will be made from Feb. 12 to 16. Booth sales in Clarke County will run from Feb. 17 to March 16. More...

Gardeners produce large turnips

Mae Parden (left photo) holds this big three and one third pound turnip root that was grown in her and her husband Luther Parden's garden. The big turnip measured 18 and three-quarters around. More...

Community Foundation of South Ala. grants benefit agencies in this area

The Community Foundation of South Alabama recently announced the recipients of the 2008 Field of Interest Grants and grants from the Restricted Endowments. Recipients in the area are detailed below. More...

Youth orchestra applauded

Members of the Mobile Symphony Youth Orchestra and their conductor, Orland Thomas, were applauded at the conclusion of an hour-long free concert at Clarke County High School's Sage Auditorium Sunday afternoon. More...

CCHS seeks help with new school projects

In the wake of the transition of the new Clarke County High School, we are asking the people of Grove Hill and surrounding communities to pitch in and help continue the success at CCHS. There are several ways to donate to the school. More...

County EMA wants to hold school shooting preparedness exercise

The Clarke County Emergency Management Agency plans to sponsor another countywide emergency preparedness exercise in 2008. The problem is a lack of funding from the Federal Department of Homeland Security. More...

'Bullfrog Jumped' stops in Grove Hill with folksongs by Laurie Bailey

Byron Arnold, a music professor at the University of Alabama, traveled the state in the summers of 1945 through 1947 recording hundreds of folk songs. More...

Arrests booked in Clarke County Jail

Arrests booked through the Clarke County jail include: Jonathan Wade Moss, non-support/child. Eric R. Wright, probation violation. Spring Sheffield, bad checks, three counts. Trawann Marquis Council, domestic violence, third degree. More...

Thomasville Police Department details arrests of the past week

Arrests listed from the Thomasville Police Department for the week of Jan. 7-13 include: Vicki Lanora Pritchett, theft of property, second degree, warrant, arrested Jan. 8. More...

Clarke County marriage licenses applications and property deeds

Marriage license applications Charles Gene Rice, to Tonya Marcia Rice; Kenneth Wayne Hamilton, to Destiny Dawn Overstreet; David M. Anderson, to Kim D. Tipton; Howard W. Bedsole Jr., to Martha H. More...