June 12, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Day wants to clean up abandoned buildings

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day expressed concern Monday over abandoned buildings in the city. "I'm going to get with (City Attorney Edmon McKinley) over the next couple weeks," he told the council during their work session. More...

Construction to begin on T'ville industrial road

The Thomasville City Council approved Monday a resolution for construction of a three-lane road for the city's South Industrial Park. The $1,109,991.92 bid was from S.A. More...

Fulton Town Clerk dies following surgery

Friends and family were shocked and saddened to learn of Rennie Bedsole's death Monday. The 60-year-old Scotch Lumber Company employee and Fulton town clerk died after heart surgery at Mobile Infirmary Monday. More...

Goody's declares bankruptcy but T'ville store stays open

The Goody's Family Clothing store in Thomasville isn't among several slated for closing due to the filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection by the Knoxville, Tenn.- based private company. More...

Ribbon cutting held for new Grove Hill Salon

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held June 6 for the new Daybreak Salon in downtown Grove Hill. Elected officials, community leaders and family and friends joined owners William and Dawn Hardy in the celebration. Photo by Barry H. Hendrix More...

Quiet week reflected in Thomasville Police Dept.'s report

Arrests listed from the Thomasville Police Department for the week of June 2-8 include: Katrina Butler, public drunkenness, resisting arrest, arrested June 3. Jeremy Jermaine Allen, possession of drug paraphernalia, arrested June 5. More...

Black Belt Treasures hosting arts camps

Black Belt Treasures announces two Student Art Camps to be held in July. Both camps will be held in the Black Belt Treasures Art Education Room, located at 209 Claiborne Street in Camden. More...

Interact members volunteer for HIPPY

Members of the Jackson Interact Club were on hand May 29 to help officials with the first graduation of students from the Clarke County Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) program at Grove Hill Elementary School. More...

Tanker truck spills 'petcoke' on roads in Campbell's Landing area

A tanker truck accidentally spilled "petroleum coke" over fiveand a half total miles of county roads Saturday night in Marengo and Clarke Counties. More...

Commissioners wants more info from Coastal Gateway

Members of the Clarke County Commission expressed their concern Tuesday about having complete information on the activities of the new Coastal Gateway Regional Industrial Development Authority. More...

Replacement of roof at GHES to begin ASAP

The Clarke County Board of Education approved Tuesday a $282,200 bid from Interstate Roofing of Montgomery to replace the roof at Grove Hill Elementary School. More...

Recyling program for Jackson

During the Tuesday, June 10 meeting of the Jackson City Council, Boise representative and Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce president Marty Parker addressed the council concerning a new recycling program recently initiated by Wal-Mart. More...

Coffeeville RSVP met June 3

The Coffeeville RSVP club held its regular meeting June 3 at the Nutrition Center. Mary Dunagan called the meeting to order. After the Pledge of Allegiance Blanche Starks led in prayer. More...

USAA winner

The United States Achievement Academy recently announced that Jacobie Cecelia Cheeseboro of Whatley has been named an All-American Scholar. Miss Cheeseboro who attends Wilson Hall Middle School was nominated for this honor by Kathy Powell. More...

Sunday dinner to honor J. D. Leonard

J.D. Leonard of Grove Hill will be honored Saturday, June 14 at 2 p.m. with a Father's Day dinner at the home of Jesse Leonard and Maxine Peppers at 4755 Mt. Zion Road. All family and friends are invited to attend. More...

Man arrested for Orange Hill stabbing

Victor Rashad Burroughs was arrested Tuesday for a stabbing he allegedly committed a week earlier. According to witnesses, Burroughs was at the house of George and Norvill McMillian on Orange Hill Road and a fight broke out. More...

New workforce training center dedicated at Boise

Boise Inc. announced June 4 the dedication of a joint training facility near the company's paper mill and converting operations in Jackson. More...

Dig continues for artifacts at St. Stephens Historical Park

Approximately 25 to 30 volunteers were hard at work uncovering the earth at St. Stephens in hopes of bringing back artifacts from the past. More...