February 28, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Pond project a dream for T'ville park

A small pond at Gates Drive Park could be one of the next projects on the list for the City of Thomasville. More...

New Thomasville library considered

It's little more than a dream and a drawing right now, but the board of the Thomasville Public Library has high hopes that a new, expanded, state-of-the-art library will soon be added to the list of construction projects in Thomasville. More...

$167,000 landscaping underway

Magnolia trees were being set out along the Highway 43 bypass this week and other landscaping and signage will also be done as part of a $167,000 beautification project along the bypass at the north and south ends of Jackson Street, and at the Cobb S More...

Vehicles collide at Hwy. 84, Jackson Street

This Allied Waste Services pickup, a Ford F150, collided with a Chevrolet SUV at the intersection of Highway 84 and Jackson Street in Grove Hill around 1:45 p.m. Monday. More...

Church secretary honored

Chance & Scyrene

Congratulations are extended to Sis. Nellie Carstar- phen, who was honored with an appreciation program several weeks ago. She has been the secretary for In The Garden A.O.H. Church of God of the Packers Bend community for many years. More...

Local couple observes 25th anniversary

Lizest and Wayne James will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary Saturday, March 8 from 5 until 10 p.m. at the National Guard Armory in Grove Hill. The couple has two children, Shinelle James and Wayne James. More...

Get ready for bluebirds

Gardening With Dora

The Eastern bluebird is in our area now looking for appropriate nesting sites. You may see them in small flocks of five or six frequenting the highest perches they can find. More...

Con artists hit Whatley Monday

The Clarke County Sheriff's Department is asking local residents to be on the lookout for two con artists who took money from a Whatley residence Monday. More...

New parks and recreation director introduced to Jackson City Council

During the Tuesday, Feb. 26 meeting of the Jackson City Council, Public Works Director Kevin Woodson introduced the city's newest employee, Parks and Recreation Director DeWayne Byrd. More...

Arrests booked into county jail

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the past week include. Gina Lancaster, 42, unauthorized use of vehicle, arrested by the Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...

Boltons unhurt but camper demolished

Don and Vera Bolton of Grove Hill were not injured Tuesday when a predawn storm blew throough Roland Cooper State Park near Camden but the camper they were in was hit and demolished by a falling pine tree and their van parked nearby was also damage More...

Fred Kilgore to celebrate 80th birthday Saturday

Retired Clarke County Extension Coordinator Fred Kilgore will celebrate his 80th birthday Saturday, March 1 with a birthday party at the Clarke County Farmers Federation building (Alfa) on Jackson Street in Grove Hill from 2 until 4 p.m. More...

Thomasville police report arrests

Arrests listed from the Thomasville Police Department for the week of Feb. 11-17 include: Shinona Coston, driving while license suspended (warrant), arrested Feb. 14. More...

Soups to warn off the flu!

Memories & Recipes

Flu season was a little later arriving but has hit with a fast sweep. I thought I had missed the dreadful beast by keeping the gallon- sized pump bottle of Purrell behind my desk and two bottles of Lysol spray for my office. I was wrong. More...

Chilton student receives Troy University scholarship

Dr. Jack Hawkins Jr., Chancellor of Troy University, announced that Megan Paige Jackson is a recipient of a Troy University scholarship. She will become a Trojan in Fall 2008 and will be graduating from Clarke County High School. More...

JA student wins

The Alabama Independent School Association (AISA) recently held its State Creative Writing Contest for grades 3-12. All entries used the Opening Line... "Of all the leaders this nation has ever had. More...