October 9, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Peterman Station Fest set Nov. 22

Peterman Station will hold its 25th annual Arts and Crafts Festival Saturday, Nov. 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The festival is always held the Saturday before Thanksgiving. More...

Salvation Army Angel Tree sign-up in T'ville this month

The Salvation Army in Thomasville will have Angel Tree sign-ups on one of the following dates: Thursday, Oct. 9; Oct. 13, 15 and 16 and Oct. 20, 22 and 23 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. for children, ages 2 to 12 years of age. More...

Jax Chamber board members

Three new board members were elected at the Sept. 30 annual meeting of the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce. More...

Police chief's wrecked car

Thomasville Police Chief Billy Hick's demolished police cruiser. Hicks wrecked Saturday night as he was returning to Thomasville after helping with a water emergency. He suffered spinal injuries. A passenger, Ronald Jowers, was also injured. More...

About 37% of Grove Hill's electorate vote Tuesday

Forty-three fewer voters voted in the Grove Hill mayoral runoff than voted in the initial election on Aug. 26. In Tuesday's run-off, 356 Grove Hill voters cast ballots for mayor with incumbent Lamar Hudson receiving 168 to Jerry Newton's 188. More...

Mabel Bumpers 94th birthday

Jackson resident, Mabel Bumpers, turned 94 on Sept. 28. She was a longtime resident of Coffeeville. More...

Mobile man sought in Jax shooting

A Mobile man has been named as a "person of interest" in the Friday shooting of a Jackson man. Brandon S. Page is believed to be involved in the shooting of Ricky D. More...

Mike Blount named VP at First United Security

Mike Blount, a native of Washington County, has recently been hired as vice president and loan officer for First United Security Bank. More...

Dumas employee retires

Faye Jones of Grove Hill, Dumas Church Furniture office manager, retired, Tuesday, Sept. 30 after working for the company for 35 years. Her son, John, has recently announced that he and his family are relocating to Colorado. More...

Fire Prevention Queen and Court

The Jackson Fire Department presented the 2008 Fire Prevention Queen and her court during its annual banquet conducted Tuesday, Oct. 7, at the H.W. Pearce Memorial Park Assembly House. More...

Chip truck overturns making turn

Before the Highway 43 and 84 bypass was constructed, loaded trucks turned over regularly making turns through town along Highway 84. Now they turn over turning off of the 43 ramps onto 84. More...

Thomasville city council OKs $7.6 million budget

The Thomasville City Council approved a $7.6 million budget in a brief session Sept. 30. "This budget is going to have to be month to month, quarter to quarter," Mayor Sheldon Day said. More...

Coffeeville policeman chases down and captures man wanted on sexual abuse, other charges

An Oct. 3 traffic stop in Coffeeville netted the arrest of a man wanted on outstanding warrants, including one for sexual abuse of a child. Cpl. Steve Carlisle made the traffic stop of a Ford Explorer on Highway 69 near River Street. More...

Church treasurer charged with theft of funds in Thomasville

The treasurer of a Thomasville church has been arrested and charged with embezzlement in the theft of church funds. His wife has been charged with the illegal possession and misuse of a credit card. More...