March 20, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Weyerhaeuser sells Pine Hill CBPR plant; Linden Lumber also sold

Weyerhaeuser Co. announced Monday it will sell its containerboard packaging and recycling (CBPR) business, including operations in Alabama, to International Paper for $6 billion in cash. The sale includes the Pine Hill, Ala. More...

Grove Hill Town Council sponsors HIPPY child

The Grove Hill Town Council voted Monday to donate approximately $1,200 to sponsor one child in the county HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents and Preschool Youngsters) program. Jane Sellers, county HIPPY coordinator, spoke to the council. More...

Clancy-like thriller details bioterrorist threat

"….he pointed into the back of the truck. The body bags were stacked like human firewood, a dozen wide and eight to ten bodies high. Lifeless elbows prodded into equally lifeless necks and faces. More...

Upgrades made to Coffeeville park

Campers who visit the Service Park-Coffeeville Lake are benefiting from recent upgrades at the park. More...

Arbor Day group to give away trees

The Arbor Day Foundation wants to celebrate the arrival of spring by helping people plant trees. Each person who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in March will receive 10 free white pine trees. More...

Clarke Prep AR leaders recognized

The Top Accelerated Reader Leaders have been recognized at Clarke Preparatory School. Second Grade First- Ashley Jordan Second-Noah Gibbons Third-Jordan Dozier Third Grade Bradford First-Elise Motes Second-Dalton McIntyre More...

Annual photo contest coming

Amateur photographers are preparing for the third annual photography contest and exhibition to be held in Grove Hill on April 25 and 26 at the Clarke County Museum. More...

Postsecondary educators meet with Pulp and Paper Council

"This is the first meeting that I have been a part of where industry has been so well represented and has played such a strong role in partnering with education for workforce development initiatives," said Dr. More...

Juvenile charged in cutting of teen

A 10-year-old has been charged with assault in the cutting of a 16-year-old. According to Jackson Police Investigator Richard Harvey, the incident occurred around 8:30 p.m., March 12, at a residence in the 300 block of Davis Avenue. More...

Volunteers thanked for litter pickup

Over four-and-a half tons of trash were collected March 14 and 15 in the first annual "Pride of Old 5" litter campaign. Over 100 people picked up litter on 13 miles, from the city limits of Grove Hill to the city limits of Thomasville. More...

Fulton prepares for animal benefit

The Fulton Town Council discussed March 10 preparations for the first annual "Voice for the Animals" 5K Run beginning at 8:30 a.m. on April 5. Proceeds go to the construction of a county animal shelter. There will also be a one-mile Pet Trot. More...

Spring Jubilee time at CCARC!

Dynamic Dance performers put on a show for a large crowd during the CCARC Spring Jubilee at the center's facilities on Forest Avenue in Jackson Saturday. More...

Carver-Nicholson to wed

Danny and Kathy Trull and Gary and Teresa Carver of Gordo announce the engagement of their daughter, Britni Nicole Carver, to Justin Raymond Nicholson, son of Fred and Jaimi Bradford of Grove Hill and Jimmy and Roxanne Nicholson of Fairhope. More...

Dorothy Carlton remembered

Chance & Scyrene

Pre-Easter services are being held this week at the St. Thomas and Mt. Sinai AME Churches of Lower Peach Tree. Wednesday, March 19 at St. Thomas, the speaker will be Minister John Stabler Sr., Thursday, March 20 at Mt. More...

Drys continue to target smaller wet municipalities

Alabama Attorney General Troy King is seeking permission to intervene in a case challenging legalized alcohol sales in Cedar Bluff in dry Cherokee County. More...