November 12, 2009 RSS feed / Community

Improvement districts explained as a tool for economic development

Clarke County Commissioners heard a presentation for a way to finance new developments Monday. Larry Jackson of the investment firm Gardnyr Michael Capital, Inc. shared details of the Alabama Improvement Districts law. More...

Stange But True

Of particular interest in these troubled economic times, it was British humor columnist Katharine Elizabeth Whitehorn who made the following sage observation: “The easiest way for your children to learn about money is for you not to have any.& More...

Southern Care seeks to continue hospice services

An application for the continuation of hospice services in Choctaw, Clarke, Marengo, Monroe, Washington and Wilcox Counties is under consideration by the State Health Planning and Development Agency. More...

Coffeeville council OKs paying bill for athletic teams’ needs

The Coffeeville Town agreed Tuesday, Nov. 3 to use tax monies earmarked for Coffeeville High School to pay for athletic equipment for the football team. More...

Rental tax OK’d for Jackson

The Jackson City Council, during its regular meeting Tuesday, Nov. 10, voted to adopt a 4 percent tax ordinance to be collected from rental businesses within the city limits. More...

E-911 working on T’ville circuit problem

The Thomasville circuit for E-911 calls has been down for several weeks, 911 Director Becky Neugent told Clarke County Commissioners Monday. More...

Thomasville city council meet called off due to Ida

The Thomasville City Council scheduled for this past Monday night was cancelled due to the threat of Tropical Storm Ida. The next council meeting will be Monday, Nov. 23 at 7 p.m. More...

Ida brings rain, little damage

An unusual late season hurricane turned into a tropical storm before making landfall but still dumped a lot of rain on the area. Tropical Storm Ida made landfall on the Alabama coast early Tuesday. More...

U. S. Farm Service Agency’s Clarke and Washington Counties committee elections underway

Wyatt Hendry County Executive Director of USDA’s Farm Service Agency in Clarke and Washington Counties announced that the 2009 FSA county committee elections began on November 6; and ballots are now being mailed to eligible voters. Dec. More...

Candlelight Christmas tours of Governor’s Mansion scheduled in December

Gov. and Mrs. Bob Riley will open the Governor’s Mansion for candlelight tours from 5 to 7 p.m. each Monday in December leading up to Christmas. More...

Making meth

Clarke County lawmen arrested Robert Whatley II Sunday evening for what they said was a rolling meth lab. More...