January 22, 2009 RSS feed / Community

Tips For Stretching Your Dollars

Want to live better on the money you already make? Visit TheDollarStretcher.com to find hundreds of articles to help you stretch your day and your dollar! Copyright 2009 Dollar Stretcher, Inc. More...

Talk to military via library's webcam

The Grove Hill Public Library has a new computer that will allow families with members in the military overseas the option of speaking with their loved ones via a webcam. More...

Chance & Scyrene

Condolences expressed for community losses

The annual Pastor's Aid Day program will be held Sunday, Jan. 25 at 11:30 a.m. at the Chance Baptist Church. Rev. John Stabler, associate pastor of New Mt. Moriah Baptist Church will be the guest speaker. Rev. Charley Marshall is the pastor. More...

$500 fine possible for littering

According to current Alabama law, persons can be cited for violating the roadside litter statute and fined $500 through the issuance of a ticket by a law enforcement officer. More...

Historic preservation group plans local tour

The Alabama Trust for Historic Preservation is conducting its 2009 "Winter Ramble" through Alabama's Lower Black Belt — Wilcox, Clarke and Washington counties Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 23-25. More...

Cultural Arts Center showcases local artists

The sun broke out and the temperatures warmed up for the grand opening of the new Grove Hill Cultural Arts Center on Main Street Sunday afternoon. More...

JPD investigating several burglaries last week

The Jackson Police Department is investigating several burglaries which occurred between Jan. 14-17. The first was reported around 7 a.m., Jan. 14, at a business in the 3600 block of College Avenue. More...

Jackson man's life claimed in fire

An early morning fire, Thursday, Jan. 15, on Thomas Lane in Jackson, claimed the life of Richard Neal Thomas, 64. Jackson firefighters responded to the blaze around 6 a.m. and found Thomas severely burned inside his home. More...

Card of Thanks

A simple thank you would not be enough to let everyone know how much we appreciate everything that has been done for us during Baby Cole's illness. More...

A Chevy not an Olds

At least two readers have pointed out that the car on the then-new river bridge at Coffeeville in 1959 wasn't an Oldsmobile but a Chevrolet. Hal Skipper said it is a 1958 Chevrolet Biscayne. "No way is it an Oldsmobile. More...

White graduates from UAB

The president, faculty and graduating class of the University of Alabama at Birmingham announces that Candace Janel White has received a Bachelors of Science degree in Criminal Justice with a double minor in biology and chemistry. More...

Celebrating Dr. King and President Obama

Several activities were held in the last few days to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King's birthday, observed Monday, as well as the inauguration of President Barack Obama Tuesday. A group of Clarke Countians were in Washington, D. C. More...

Farm City poster, essay winners

The Clarke County Farmer's Federation presented checks to the local winning posters and essays during Farm City Week recently. More...

New Arrivals

Smith

Mr. and Mrs. Hampton Brent Smith (nee Brooke Bedwell) of Mobile, announce the arrival of a daughter, Lauren Kennedy, Jan. 1, 2009 at 2:14 p.m. at Mobile Infirmary of Mobile. She weighed seven lbs., two ozs. and measured 21 1/2 inches long. More...