May 29, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Former mayor, credit union manager plead guilty in separate federal cases

A former Grove Hill mayor and the former manager of a Jackson credit union pleaded guilty in separate cases in federal court in Mobile last week. More...

T'ville council names interim director for development, planning

The Thomasville City Council voted Tuesday to place Dottie Gaston as interim director of development and planning for the city. Gaston has served as receptionist/administrative assistant at City Hall. More...

Stallworth receives $10,000 ARP scholarship

A Jackson High School senior is one of four students receiving a $10,000 college scholarship from Alabama River Pulp Company this year. More...

Limits set on big catfish taken from state waters

The Alabama Conservation Advisory Board (CAB) at its meeting in Eufaula imposed a limit on large catfish taken from Alabama waters. Board Member Raymond Jones Jr. More...

T'ville arrests detailed

Arrests listed from the Thomasville Police Department for the week of May 13-May 25 include: Katrina Hope Glenn, failure to appear on possession of forged instrument, second degree for Clarke County, two counts, resisting arrest (warrant), arreste More...

Historical Society officers

The Clarke County Historical Society installed new officers at their meeting Sunday in Coffeeville. Chris Beverly, left,who has been president for 14 years, stepped aside and Walter Davis, second from left, was elected president. More...

To compete for Miss Alabama title

Stevi Bolen of Jackson was crowned Miss University of West Alabama in February and will be leaving Thursday to participate in the Miss Alabama competition in Birmingham. More...

Vets receive CHS diplomas

An 83-year-old World War II veteran and a 76-year-old Korean War veteran received diplomas from Coffeeville High School during commencement exercises last Thursday night. More...

VFW post presents T'ville program

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5106 and its Ladies Auxiliary held a Memorial Service Program at the National Guard Armory in Thomasville. More...

Jackson awarded 'ACE' desgination in Birmingham

The City of Jackson has been designated as an "Alabama Community of Excellence" after successfully completing the Alabama Communities of Excellence (ACE) program, a comprehensive three-phase approach to economic and community development for cities More...

Coffeeville's 200th party is Saturday

Coffeeville will celebrate its 200th birthday Saturday with a big celebration on the grounds of the Town Hall. The celebration, starting at 5 p.m., will be like an old timey family reunion. More...

Memorial Day observed in Jackson

Gene and Joe Mathews place poppies on the memorial wreath during Jackson's annual Memorial Day service conducted at the War Memorial on the grounds of Jackson City Hall. The event is sponsored annually by VFW Post 5535 and Ladies Auxiliary. More...

William Gowan's 100th birthday set

William Gowan of Pine Hill will turn 100-years-old on June 7. A birthday celebration is planned for Sunday, June 1 from 2 until 4:30 p.m. at the Sunny South Baptist Church. More...

County, Grove Hill share industrial park costs

Mid-Clarke Industrial Park over 100 acres

The Clarke County Commission agreed to split the cost of preparing a master plan for an industrial park in Grove Hill with the Town of Grove Hill and to name it the Mid Clarke Industrial Park. More...

Arrests booked through county jail during past week

Arrests booked into the Clarke County Jail for the week of May 20- 27 include: Joyce Faye Shaw, 55, failure to appear on (traffic), contempt of court, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...

Washington a USAA winner

The United States Achievement Academy recently announced that Melanie Washington o f Thomasville has been named an All-American Scholar. Washington, who attends Wilson Hall Middle School was nominated for this honor by Kathy Powell. More...

CHS not closing, vows supe

Clarke County Superintendent of Education Gerald Stephens' opening remarks at Coffeeville High School's commencement was that each year about this time talk always starts about the possibility of closing the school. More...

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Reenactors recreated the moving raising of the U.S. flag on Iwo Jima during World War II for Grove Hill Elementary School students and guests during a Memorial Day program at the school Friday. More...

Memorial Day service held at GHES

A Memorial Day assembly was held May 23 at Grove Hill Elementary School. The program opened with Boy Scout Troop 81 presenting the flags. Michael Zondo performed the drum roll as the flags were presented. More...