July 24, 2008 RSS feed / Community

County school board approves numerous personnel changes

A host of personnel changes were approved July 17 by the Clarke County Board of Education. The changes included: (resignations) Wendy Joiner, kindergarten teacher at Gillmore Elementary School, and Athena Hubbert. More...

T'ville supe advises cautious spending for new school year

Dr. Vic Adkison, superintendent of Thomasville City Schools, cautioned the school board July 17 that the system would have to be frugal in the face of reduced tax revenue. More...

Vet tells GH Council, animal shelter 'right thing to do'

Dr. Ed Sellers, a veterinarian and one of the proponents of a Clarke County animal shelter, told Grove Hill Town council members Monday that the project is doable and that it needs the support of the county, the municipalities and citizens. More...

Duke named regional VP for Capstone Bank

Capstone Bank has announced the hiring of Lee Duke as regional vice president for its Clarke- Washington division. More...

Basketball tourney July 25, 26

There will be a 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, Friday and Saturday, July 25 and 26 at Jackson High School Gym for children ages 8 through 16. Registration is $10 and awards will be given. Friday tournament is from 3 until 8 p.m. More...

Arrests made in Wal-Mart case

Warrants have been issued for three suspects in an attempted theft that took place last week at the Jackson Wal-Mart Supercenter. More...

Jackson swimmers petition city council for indoor pool

Parents and supporters of the Jackson Waverunners swim team attended Tuesday's Jackson City Council meeting to ask for the city's help in getting an indoor pool facility for local swimmers. More...

Senior Citzen Center work

Work on the Grove Hill Senior Citizen Center is moving along. Crews were battling the hot temperatures to pave the parking lot and driveway in recent days. The center is located at the intersection of Clark and Jackson Streets. Photo by Jim Cox More...