June 4, 2009 RSS feed / Community

Clarke Countians graduate Samford

Samford University graduated 800 seniors from 29 states and nine foreign nations during May commencement programs. Graduates in Samford's Beeson Divinity School received degrees May 6. More...

Ceremony for flag retirement on June 13

Matthew Smith of Boy Scout Troop 76 is inviting the community to participate in his Eagle Scout project, a flag retirement ceremony, in support of and cooperation with VFW Post 5106 observance of Flag Day held on Saturday, June 13th, at 10 a.m. More...

'That bunch will take every dime...they want the money,' C'ville town council warned

The Coffeeville Town Council Tuesday reinstated appropriations that had previously been discontinued up to $24,000 annually for Coffeeville High School but not without a warning from a former town council member. More...

If Cuba can teach its people to read, we can too, says former state senator

Former State Sen. Ann Bedsole of Mobile told a group of Clarke Countians working to promote literacy that reading was the "greatest gift you can give to anybody" and encouraged them in their efforts. More...

Dr. Johnson to be feted June 9 at ASCC, T'ville

A retirement reception for Dr. John Johnson, president of Alabama Southern Community College will be held Tuesday, June 9 from 4 until 6 p.m. at ASCC's Thomasville Campus, in the Tombigbee Conference Room of the administration building. More...

Clarke receives FEMA funds for food, shelter

Clarke County has been awarded Federal funds through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) for the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board program. More...

School board won't override JHS principal in cheerleader case

The Clarke County Board of Education rejected Superintendent Woodie Pugh's recommendation in the Jackson High School cheerleader controversy last Thursday. More...

Feds add bankruptcy fraud, false income tax charges to others for Grove Hill woman

Sharon Jemison of Grove Hill was indicted by a Federal Grand Jury in Mobile on May 28 on a 10 count superseding indictment charging her with bankruptcy fraud and with procuring and aiding in the filing of false Federal income tax returns. More...

Coffeeville mayor says he hasn't stolen money from town's water board

Toward the end of the routine business of the Coffeeville Water Board meeting Monday, Mayor Robert Cox addressed accusations and rumors that were apparently on the minds of many of the 25 to 30 citizens crowded into Town Hall, including alleged mis More...

Coffeeville donates defibrillator

The Town of Coffeeville recently made a donation to the Clarke County Board of Education for the purchase of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for use at Coffeeville High School. More...

Historical marker dedicated Sunday at Old Lock One

The Clarke County Historical Society met Sunday at Old Lock One Park to unveil and dedicate a historical marker as the latest addition to the park. The meeting was held under the pavilion. More...

Motorcycle Mission Trip Kickoff Saturday

The Seventh Annual Motorcycle Mission Trip Kickoff will be Saturday, June 6 at St. Stephens Historical State Park from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. The Biker's Charity Ride will begin with check-in at 2 p.m. and the ride at 4 p.m. More...