April 17, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Program honors not just CSA soldier but Friendship community

A cool wind rustled the tall pines and flapped the Confederate flags posted around the Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery Sunday. Members of the Pvt. More...

T'ville mayor asking HUD for rural hospital funding

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day traveled to Washington this week to address officials at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). He is seeking a special loan guarantee intended for new rural hospitals. More...

Local students chosen for Boys State, Girls State

Students from Clarke County High School and Clarke Preparatory School have been chosen as delegates and alternates for Boys State and Girls State. Boys State will be held June 1-7 at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. More...

HIPPY plans for May fundraiser

The advisory committee for the county HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents and Preschool Youngsters) program met April 4 to set plans for a May 17 fundraiser at the community house in Jackson. There will be a silent auction at 5:30 p.m. More...

Miss Senior ATRC visits Lavaca

Jimmie Rose Bryant of Thomasville, Miss Senior ATRC, attended the semi-annual meeting of the Alabama-Tombigbee Regional Commission April 9 at Ezell's Fish Camp in Lavaca. More...

Clarke County E-911 holds open house

Clarke County E-911 held an open house Monday morning in the county courthouse. E-911 Coordinator Becky Neugent (right in the above photo) is shown with County Administrator Annie Deloise Morris. More...

E-911 statistics presented

Statistics from March were presented by the Clarke County E-911 at its April 7 board meeting in the county commission chambers. E-911 answered 1,086 incoming 911 calls. There were 244 outgoing 911 calls. More...

Not guilty plea in Allied Credit Union case

A Jackson woman pleaded not guilty last week to federal fraud charges alleging that she siphoned money from a credit union where she served as manager from 1991 to 2005. More...

Photo

Area officials turning out to welcome U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby Saturday included three mayors. From left Grove Hill Mayor Lamar Hudson, Jackson Mayor Richard Long, Shelby and Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day. Photo by Barry H. Hendrix More...

Public hearing expected soon on T'ville intersection

Officials at the Grove Hill office of the Alabama Department of Transportation say a public hearing should be held in the next several weeks to present the design for the intersection of Highways 43 and 5 in Thomasville. More...

Johnson encourages region to capitalize on new opportunities

"This is the best time ever for this region to capitalize," said Bill Johnson, director of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA). More...

Dubose graduates from Remington College

Benita Renee Dubose graduated from Remington College in Mobile on Friday, April 11. Dubose is a 1992 graduate of Clarke County High School. She received her degree in Medical Insurance & Coding. More...

Correction

A Cub Scout's name was listed incorrectly with a photo of derby winners in the April 10 issue. The second place winner was Robert Bradley. More...

Chamber and PALS plan spring clean up Saturday

The Grove Hill Area Chamber of Commerce along with Alabama PALS (People Against A Littered State) and the Clarke County Citizens Against Litter Committee will be conducting a spring clean up campaign during the month of April. More...

Theft at Clarke Mobile Gas

The Jackson Police Department is investigating the report of two missing projectors from the new Clarke Mobile Counties Gas District building on Ocre Avenue. More...

County health dept. worker honored by state association

Four outstanding public health employees were selected as Public Health Social Workers of the Year for 2008. More...

Jackson Nutrition Center to host health fair April 22

The Jackson Nutrition Center will host its annual health fair Tuesday, April 22, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the H.W. Pearce Memorial Park Assembly House. The event will feature a large number of booths and various health checks for participants. More...