January 24, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Nicholsville snowman

There was enough snow in Nicholsville to build this snowman. Snowfalls ranged from just a covering to as much as four inches in parts of south Alabama Saturday. Photo by Thomas Kase Black More...

Magnolia Woman's Club holds meeting

The Southern Magnolia Woman's Club held its annual business meeting Thursday, Jan. 10 at the home of Sue Duke. Old business discussed included a delivery date for ferns which club members will sell once again to raise funds for community projects. More...

Company to provide healthcare services for Clarke Co. Jail

The Clarke County Commission approved Monday beginning the process for a contract with Southern Health Partners (SHP) of Chattanooga, Tenn. for providing healthcare services for the County Jail. More...

'Parents Night' to inform about job opportunities

A Clarke/Washington County "Parents Night" program will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24 at Jackson High School to highlight job opportunities in area industries. More...

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Jan. 21, 2008

Two events, Monday, Jan. 21, marked the annual observance of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday. The first was a motorcade, at 10 a.m. (top photograph), followed by a program at Mt. Olive No. 2 Baptist Church. More...

Gov. Riley to be in Jackson for different events Feb. 11

Riley will talk about TK project and make industry announcement

Mayor Richard Long announced during Tuesday's Jackson City Council meeting that Gov. Bob Riley will be in town for two events on Monday, Feb. 11. Riley's first visit will be at 9 a.m., at Jackson High School. More...

New CM Gas headquarters could be ready by late February

The Clarke-Mobile Counties Gas Board meeting was held Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 22. More...

Missing elderly Helwestern woman found OK Monday

An elderly Helwestern woman was found unhurt just a short distance from her home Monday night after being missing for about four hours. Elsie Goodwin, 85, lives by herself although a son, Reggie Goodwin, lives nearby. More...

Thomasville police arrests detailed

Arrests listed from the Thomasville Police Department for the week of Jan. 14-20 include: Waymon Lee Johnson, failure to appear on speeding, arrested Jan. 14. Betty Jane Hall, simple assault, domestic violence, third degree, arrested Jan. 16. More...

Wrongful death suit on jury docket

The civil jury term will begin in Clarke County Circuit Court Monday, Jan. 28. A wrongful death suit, which was originally filed in 2004, is on Judge Thomas Baxter's docket. More...

GHES students learn Alabama folk songs

Storyteller Wanda Johnson (left in the top right photo) and folklorist Joyce Cauthen appeared Jan. More...