May 7, 2009 RSS feed / Community

Ex-Washington commissioner pleads guilty

Former Washington County Commissioner Johnny Leroy Johnston, of McIntosh pleaded guilty to a felony ethics violation and intimidation of a witness in Washington County Circuit Court last week. More...

Troy University student may have swine flu

There are at least 14 confirmed or probable swine flu cases in Alabama, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The latest is a Troy University student in her 20s, officials confirmed Monday. More...

Winning the $15 Challenge

Pictured are winners of the recent $15 Challenge competition in 4-H. From left to right, Lillie Pugh, third place; Angela Portis, second place; and Jessica Portis, first place; and Ashley Portis, third place. More...

Hill kills Fox

Rev. Jerden Hill, associate pastor of the Friendship Baptist Church of Leroy killed this fox Monday, April 25 at his residence on the Overton Road in Grove Hill. More...

Local Log-A-Load walkers

Several local citizens joined Allen Knight and Lou Lacey during this leg of the 242-mile walk from Mobile to Birmingham. More...

C'ville seeking $4.5 million grant for water upgrades and new sewerage

The Coffeeville Town Council signed a resolution Tuesday night to formally seek a $4.5 million grant for upgrades to the town's water system as well as a new sewerage system. More...

Rains and wind lash area Sunday, early Monday

Heavy rains and strong winds pounded Clarke County and southwest Alabama Eat Half Price! Sunday afternoon and early Monday morning. Trees were downed here and there but there appeared to be no major damage. More...

Collecting

Q: I began buying older beer cans several years ago and now have more than 100 in my collection. Can you recommend a good club for collectors so I can trade my duplicates for ones I do not have. — Mike, Stigler, Okla. More...

Top 4-H speaker

Clarke County 4-H Agent Wendy Padgett is shown presenting Joshua Bettis with a first place award for the recent County Public Speaking competition. Bettis won for the second year in a row. This year his speech was entitled "Sports in America." More...