July 30, 2009 RSS feed / Community

Bank names new directors

The Board of Directors of United Security Bancshares, Inc. and First United Security Bank are pleased to announce the additions of Andrew C. Bearden, Jr. and John Lee McPhearson as new members of these boards. More...

Proration hike putting tighter squeeze on state public schools; coming school year may be bad

Clarke County's schools had been getting by on the nine percent cut in state funds but Gov. Bob Riley increased those cuts to 11 percent Friday for the final two months of the fiscal year. More...

Here's A Tip

• "You can easily muffle the noise of a tabletop sewing machine by setting it on a scrap of carpet. If you use a slightly larger piece of carpet, it will give you a place to put your scissors and other tools without them sliding around. More...

Small jury court docket; grand jury meets too

Only five cases are on the dockets for the Clarke County Circuit Court's jury term scheduled next week. The Clarke County Grand Jury will also be in session next week to consider criminal cases for indictment. Civil cases Cases on Judge D. P. More...

Forum on Aug. 13 to focus on disability needs

A Community Advocacy Forum, sponsored by The Independent Living Center will meet Thursday, Aug. 13 at 10:30 a.m. at the Clarke County Baptist Association Building on Highway 43 in Grove Hill. More...

Help for unemployed workers

Alabama workers who have recently lost their jobs and are seeking employment may be getting some help thanks to a $1.3 million grant awarded by Governor Bob Riley. More...

Tax workshop for businesses in Gilbertown

Starting a new business and have tax questions? Mark your calendar and attend the Alabama Department of Revenue's free New Business Workshop scheduled Tuesday, Aug. 4 at 4 p,m. More...

Instructional time very important to new assistant supe

The new assistant superintendent of education for Clarke County schools laughs that he is a statistical "nerd" who loves to analyze test data. More...

Clarke County School Calendar 2009-2010

Teacher Institute Aug. 6 Inservice Aug. 7 1st day for students Aug. 10 Labor Day Sept. 7 End of 1st 9 weeks Oct. More...

Clarke animal group seeks $25 donations for memberships

The Clarke Regional Animal Care and Control Facility Task Force is offering area citizens the opportunity to become sponsoring donors by contributing $25 to receive an annual membership. More...

Donates flags in Coffeeville

Woodmen of the World Lodge No. 1024, Jackson, recently donated U.S. and state flags to the town of Coffeeville and its library. Above, Lodge President Carolyn Keel (left) presents an outdoor U.S. flag to the library. More...

Commission approves roadwork

The Clarke County Commission held an emergency meeting last Thursday to approve a resolution for the resurfacing and partial widening on West Industrial Road and Depot Road in Jackson. More...