September 17, 2009 RSS feed / Community

T'ville seeking family clothing retailers; promoting industrial sites to prospects

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day was not at Monday's city council meeting but left a written report. Councilman Gaines Smith presided as mayor pro tem. The report detailed Day's and economic developer Dottie Gaston's work with local retailers. More...

Alabama crash reports now available on Internet

Alabama crash reports are now available for purchase online through a new Web-based service offered by the Alabama Department of Public Safety, according to Col. J. Christopher Murphy, director of Public Safety. More...

Indian Ridge congratulates Capt. Lynum on promotion

The Indian Ridge Baptist Church held its regular order of service Sunday, Sept. 13. Rev. More...

Save Alabama PACT meeting in Mobile

All interested Prepaid Affordable College Tuition (PACT) Program contract holders and supporters are invited to attend the first Mobile area meeting of Save Alabama PACT on Sunday, Sept. More...

Practical Nursing (LPN) graduates

MONROEVILLE — Alabama Southern Community College recently honored students in the Practical Nursing (LPN) department with a pinning ceremony. More...

Clarke Soil & Water taking cost-share applications

The Clarke County Soil & Water Conservation District has begun accepting applications for the Alabama Resource Conservation Program to allocate costshare funds for Program Year 2010. More...

T'ville refinancing $8 million bond issue

City gets first "A" rating from Standard & Poor's but also some cautions about rebuilding reserves

The Thomasville City Council took the first step toward refinancing an $8 million general obligation bond issue Monday night. The refinancing will be completed at a special meeting Sept. 21. More...

CORRECTION:

The Democrat's writeup last week of the pileup on Highway 84 near Whatley on Sept. 2 included one too many vehicles in describing those involved. More...

Contracting out courthouse security would save greatly over current cost

At a recent budget hearing, Clarke County Commissioners discussed the possibility of contracting with a private company for courthouse security. Security for the courthouse costs $111,864 for three and a half employees. More...

Litter Awareness Week next week

Clarke County Sheriff Bobby Moore (right) and Clarke County Citizens Against Litter (CCCAL) committee member John Moseley remind citizens that littering is a crime. The Sheriff's Department and CCCAL are teaming up for Litter Awareness Week, Sept. More...

Pinning ceremonies for ASCC nurses

Associate Degree Nursing graduates

MONROEVILLE - Alabama Southern Community College recently honored students in the Associate Degree Nursing (RN) program with a pinning ceremony. More...

Alabama expanding All Kids insurance coverage Oct. 1

MONTGOMERY - Alabama health officials expect to sign up thousands of more children for All Kids, the state's subsidized health insurance plan, when they roll out a major program expansion next month. Beginning Oct. More...