July 10, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Chaney joins Coastal Gateway to promote existing area industry

Grant Chaney has joined the staff of Coastal Gateway Economic Development Authority as Vice President of Existing Industry. More...

Fireworks show cut short by wiring problem

The fireworks display on July 4 at the Jackson Fairgrounds was cut short by a wiring problem. More...

Jackson City Council approves new gas supply district

The Jackson City Council, Tuesday, July 8, approved the formation of the Clarke County Gas Supply District by what is now Clarke Mobile Counties Gas District. More...

E-911 concerned about prank calls

Clarke County E-911 is expressing concern about recent prank calls from children. When the 911 line rings in the communication center the assumption to call takers and dispatchers that it is a real call. More...

Coffeeville holds 4th fireworks show

Coffeeville's July 4th fireworks show had to be postponed for a few minutes while Mother Nature put on her own- a spectacular lightning show. Farm Boy and Farm Girl T-shirts were given away prior to the show. More...

Variety of fun at Jackson's 4th

Skylar Harden of Brandon, Miss. (top left) was the winner of the Colgate Country Showdown music contest held as part of the July 4 festivities at the fairgrounds in Jackson. More...

Champion, Novem to wed

Lawrence "Tater Bug" and Francene Champion of Arlington announce the engagement of their daughter, Stacey Champion to Nathaniel Jay Novem of Thomasville, son of Glen and Cathy Novem of Iron City, Tenn. More...

Hicks, Skipper attend 'Your Town'

Cheryl Hicks, Grove Hill Town Clerk, and Gina Skipper of the Grove Hill Development Board recently completed the "Your Town Alabama, Designing Our Future" workshop held at Camp McDowell near Jasper. More...

Daughter born to West family

Mr. and Mrs. Kevin West (nee LeAnn Hutcheson) of Jackson announce the arrival of a daughter, Kacie Rose, June 16, 2008 at 8:51 a.m. at Mobile Infirmary. She weighed seven lbs., nine ozs. and measured 20 inches. More...

Jackson native on Auburn Montgomery Dean's List

Auburn Montgomery student and Jackson native Deidra McGhee has earned a place on the School of Business Dean's List for spring 2008. Students selected for the dean's list must have maintained a 3.5 grade point average or higher for the semester. More...

Council supports state-bound softball teams

The Grove Hill Town Council approved Monday a donation of $1,500 to the local Dixie Youth league. More...

Clarke Commission adds seats to Industrial Development Board

The Clarke County Commission approved Tuesday a change to the number of board members for the county Industrial Development Board. The membership will increase to 10. More...

Public hearing for Jackson senior center draws solid support

A public hearing was held July 2 at Jackson City Hall regarding an application for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to build a new $750,000 senior center. More...

CPS fourth graders visit state capital

The fourth grade classes from Clarke Prep School, taught by Mrs. Walker and Mrs. Green, visited Alabama's state capital before the end of school. While in Montgomery they were taken on the floor of the State House where Rep. More...

Suppliers Conference set for Aug. 13

The fourth annual Suppliers Conference will be held Aug. 13 in the new Thomasville Civic Center. More...

GHES students, teachers visit Six Flags Over Georgia

The After School Adventure Summer Program had two fun filled weeks in June. The group ended its' program with a family trip to Atlanta, Georgia. The director Mrs. Merida planned three adventurous days in Georgia. More...

Big turnout for T'ville's BBQ

The Veterans of Foreign Wars presented their annual BBQ sale July 4 in Thomasville. The meat was cooked for 16 hours. VFW members are shown applying the sauce with mops the day before (top left). Customers came before 11 a.m. More...

Music and fun in Coffeeville Saturday

The second Coffeeville Music Festival was held Saturday, July 5 on the lawn of Dr. Edwina Hart's home. More...

Reading program continues

The "Catch the Reading Bug" summer reading program will continue every Wednesday throughout July at the Grove Hill Public Library. The Kindergarten to third grade session is held from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. More...

County 4-H'ers participate in state event

Over 170 youth and 84 adults recently traveled to the University of Montevallo Campus on June 27 to participate in the 2008 Alabama 4- H State Competitive Event Day. More...

McCullough, Motes marry in Coffee Springs ceremony

Paula Nichole McCollough and Charles Avery Motes II were united in marriage Saturday, June 7, 2008 at the home of the bride's parents, Mike and Carolyn McCollough of Coffee Springs. More...

Knight family welcomes birth

Mr. and Mrs. Rex Knight (nee Wendy Brown) of Grove Hill announce the arrival of a daughter, Lauren Emma Knight. She was born June 16, 2008, at 8:37 p.m. at Providence Hospital in Mobile. She weighed seven lbs., eight ozs. and measured 20 inches. More...