August 28, 2008 RSS feed / Community

State fire competition champs

Fulton firemen were state champions in the state fire department competition held recently. Firemen are, from left: Danny Bedwell, Ricky Goodman, Galen Steadham, Joe Haskew and Randy Luker. More...

Coffeeville police make drug arrests recently

The Coffeeville Police Department began its Labor Day blitz recently with several arrests. While conducting a driver's license checkpoint on Saturday, Aug. 16, Coffeeville Police Officers arrested Markeus Demonta Bivins, 21 of State Line, Miss. More...

Jackson takes bids on new fire truck

Monday, the Jackson City Council approved a motion to allow the Jackson Fire Department to begin taking bids for a new fire truck. The truck, a pumper, will replace Truck No. 1, which is more than 25 years old. More...

Clarke County forester goes to California, Oregon to help battle wildfires

Clarke County Forester Benji Elmore recently returned from 14 days of fighting wild fires in California and Oregon. More...

Rally for black property owners is Friday

Courthouse event for elderly property owners, indicted legal researcher

A rally is scheduled at the Clarke County Courthouse at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. More...

Fay damages 2 area homes but most damage minimal

Attention turns to Hurricane Gustav; could be threat to coast by Labor Day

Tropical Storm Fay dumped seven inches or more of rain on Clarke County over the weekend. Homes in Thomasville and Salitpa were damaged by fallen trees and electrical utility crews stayed busy with power outages all over the county. More...

Fulton firefighters win first place in state fire department competition

T'ville captures second place

Fulton Fire Department won the overall first place competition award as well two other first place awards in the state fire department competition recently. The Thomasville Fire Department placed second overall. More...

Thomasville arrests of past week

Arrests booked through the Thomasville Police Department for the week of Aug. 18-24 include. Christopher C. More...

Community Correction endorsed — but no funding is committed

The Clarke County Commission passed a resolution Tuesday supporting a new Community Correction program for prison inmates being offered through the Alabama Department of Corrections but stressed that it did not have any money to put into the progra More...