March 11, 2010 RSS feed / Community

Second arrest made in timber theft case

A second person has been arrested in connection with the theft of a trailer loaded with timber stolen in Clarke County. According to Chief Craig Hill of the Alabama Forestry Commission (AFC), Johnny Morris Leeper, 54, of Arkadelphia, Ark. More...

Students write, read poetry based on Twain’s novel

The Grove Hill Public Library was the setting for a poetryout loud session on March 2. Twenty-three students from Wilson Hall Middle School along with a few adults read poems based on the novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain. More...

GH Development Board’s projects benefit town

“Grove Hill … Small Town, Big Heart.” This slogan, which describes the caring, small town spirit of the county seat, is being promoted by the Grove Hill Development Board. More...

Former Jackson resident earns national certification in reading and literacy

Former Jackson resident and 1990 Jackson High School graduate, Amanda (Mandy) Roberts Wyatt, recently received one of the highest accolades in teaching by becoming National Board Certified in reading/literacy. More...

Jackson financially sound

During the Tuesday, March 9 Jackson City Council meeting representatives from the accounting firm of Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood presented the council with its annual audit report, stating that the city was in good financial condition. More...

Thomasville targets dilapidated buildings for demolition

Thomasville’s efforts to clean up properties and to demolish dilapidated buildings in the city are continuing. City attorney Edmon McKinley told the city council Monday that citizens are cleaning up the town. More...

Complaints prompt Cville council to put end to police youth program

Despite a letter from the police chief that the program be retained, the Coffeeville Town Council voted unanimously last week to terminate a police explorer or cadet program for young people. More...

Students turn poets

Twenty Clarke County Middle School students and two adults read poems associated with the book Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain at the Grove Hill Library recently. More...

Clarke United Way raises over $128,000

The Clarke County United Way held its annual meeting and awards luncheon Tuesday to conclude the 2009 campaign year. The weak economy was reflected in giving this year. The county organization raised just over $128,000. More...

Nina and Pinta docked at Lulu’s

Replicas of Christopher Columbus’ ships, the Pinta and the Nina ,are docked at Lulu's Restaurant, 200 A East 25th Avenue in Gulf Shores. They will depart early Monday morning March 15. More...