February 14, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Thomasville police detail arrests

Arrests listed from the Thomasville Police Department for the week of Feb. 4-10 include: Derrick James Oneal, domestic violence, first degree, warrant, arrested Feb. 5. Annie Ruth Rich, robbery, third degree, warrant, arrested Feb. 6. More...

Bits of color brighten drab February landscape

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Jackson Academy student wins county spelling bee

The Clarke County Spelling Bee was held Feb. 8 at Grove Hill Elementary School. The winner was Michael Anderson (above, left) a seventh grader from Jackson Academy. The alternate is Amber Horn (above, right) of Wilson Hall Middle School. More...

Tree giveaway planned for Arbor Week

In observance of Arbor Week this year, the Alabama Forestry Commission will be conducting a tree seedling giveaway at the Clarke County office on Thursday, Feb. 21st at 8:30 a.m. More...

Further study needed for county jail medical services proposal

The Clarke County Commission voted Tuesday to table consideration of a contract for medical services at the County Jail until more study could be done. The commission approved Jan. More...

CCARC jubilee March 15 in Jackson

The 2008 Clarke County ARC (CCARC) Spring Jubilee is scheduled to kick off Saturday, March 15, with the sixth annual 5K run and one-mile fun walk in Jackson. More...

Rodgers indicted for causing sister's death

An Evergreen man was indicted by the grand jury in Clarke County Circuit Court for causing the death of his sister. More...

Man found dead at motel

The dead body of a Texas man was discovered in a room at the Royal Inn in Jackson, Wednesday, Feb. 6. More...

Public input sought concerning county animal shelter

The task force charged with developing a county animal shelter is asking for public feedback. The committee, chaired by County Commission Chairperson Patricia DuBose, met Feb. 7 at the Clarke County Courthouse. More...

Suspect arrested for drugs in Winn community

On Feb. 9, Clarke County Deputy Patrick Champion, while on patrol, stopped a vehicle in the Winn area for eratic driving. The driver, Teresa Freda from Butler, stated that she was having vehicle trouble. More...

Flowering quince offers pretty blooms

Gardening With Dora

The flowering quince are blooming now and that is a happy thing. More...

Business women's workshop held

Sylvia Browder (left), project director with the Women's Business Center of Mobile, lead a workshop for business women, "Coffee with Sylvia," Feb. 6 in Grove Hill. More...

Career fair held at local Guard Armory

A Career Fair was held Feb. 8 for students in the Clarke County School System at the National Guard Armory in Grove Hill. More...

County joins five-county economic development alliance

The Clarke County Commission approved Tuesday a resolution to join in the creation of the Metro Development Authority of Mobile, Baldwin, Escambia, Washington and Clarke County. The authority will have an 18- member board of directors. More...

Board of Ed approves new JHS complex

The Clarke County Board of Education approved Feb. 7 a bid for construction of a new academic/ athletic complex at Jackson High School campus. More...

Fulton raises salaries for mayor, council

The Fulton Town Council voted Tuesday to raise the pay of the mayor and council members. Council salaries increased from $110-a-month to $160-amonth, and the mayor's salary increased from $250-a-month to $400-a-month. More...