August 14, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Congressman visits

Marty Parker, governmental affairs liasion and public relations spokesman for Boise's Jackson operations, talks with Congressman Jo Bonner, R-Mobile, during Bonner's visit and meeting with constituents at the Jackson City Hall Tuesday afternoon. More...

T'ville city council considers how to handle land sale/swap proposal

Jacques Prescott brought his proposal to swap two acres of land for 16 acres of city-owned property back to the Thomasville City Council Monday night. More...

Grove Hill candidates answer questions

The mayor's position and three council seats will be on the ballot for Grove Hill voters to decide Aug. 26. The Democrat poised the following questions in an attempt to help voters learn more about the candidates. More...

Town Council District 1 Chris Newton

1. I feel that for our town to succeed and progress we must have business growth, residential growth, AND arts and cultural activities as well as more emphasis on our youth and schools. Our most pressing need is growth itself. More...

Town Council District 3 S. P. Hudson

1. First, you have to have numbers to support business. We need housing to have more people to support business. The first question a business asks when asked to come to a town is how many people do you have? More...

Town Council District 5 Ricky Everett

1. I think business and residential growth are the most pressing issues. Increasing population, supporting new and existing business, and continuing the beatification of Grove Hill are my goals. 2. More...

Grove Hill mayoral candidates profiled

The following questions were submitted to the three Grove Hill mayoral candidates. Their responses appear by corresponding numbers. The municipal election is Aug. 26. 1. More...

Seniors should check about their stimulus payments

Alabama Department of Senior Services is urging seniors in Clarke County to file for thier economic stimulus checks as soon as possible, as the deadline of Oct. 15 is quickly approaching. More...

Looking for funds for new sign for CCHS

The members of the Class of 1977 are partnering with the Clarke County High School leadership team to purchase a new activities sign for the school. More...

Warrant issued for suspected child rapist

A warrant has been issued for a man accused of the sexual assault of a 10-year-old Jackson child. According to Jackson Police Investigator Richard Harvey, Willie Henry Donald, 45, a former Jackson resident, is charged with sex abuse of a minor, More...

Deputy chief's position sparks lots of talk

Thomasville Police Chief Billy Hicks' request to the city council Monday to fill the deputy chief's vacancy turned into a rehashing of past hiring decisions. More...

Town Council District 1 Pat McGraw (I)

1. Population is our most pressing problem. Businesses will not come if we do not have the population to draw from. There are three ways to increase our population: voting, annexing, or legislative acts. More...

Town Council District 3 Phyllis Barnes

1. Our main priority should first be residential growth. If we do not have the population basis, our current businesses will suffer and cause other businesses and industries to look elsewhere. More...

Town Council District 5 Levon Hicks (I)

1. I think Grove Hill's most pressing need is residential growth. Population influences businesses to want to locate in your area. We should work on extending our city limits to include a larger population. More...

Town of Grove Hill Voters List

The following is a list of qualified electors (registered voters) for the August 26, 2008, municipal election. A race for council member all districts and only voters residing in said districts will be eligible to vote in the respective races. More...

Grove Hill Baptists' Back to School Block Party

Bicycles and MP3 players were given away as door prizes at Saturday's event. More...