March 25, 2010 RSS feed / Community

$46,000 committed for temporary fix for old road slide problem

A county road slide problem that has persistently reoccurred for years despite attempts to fix it is again a problem. The slide is on the Madison Road (County Route 33) between Gainestown and Barlow Bend. The roadbed has dropped several inches. More...

April 2 is deadline to qualify for races

The most local interest this political year is in the Clarke County sheriff’s race where four Demcratic candidates have announced, an independent is said to be running and at least a couple of Republican candidates are rumored. More...

Green-Allen to marry April 17 in Dixons Mills

Jennifer Grace Green and Christopher Edward Allen, both of Surginer, announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Daryl and Dianne Green of Surginer. She is the granddaughter of Ms. Mary S. More...

Chapman-Porter to say vows in Grove Hill church

Thomas and Mary A. Chapman announce the engagement of their daughter, Valitha Chapman, to Walter Porter Jr., son of Walter Porter Sr. and Shelia Porter. The ceremony will be an event of Saturday, March 27, 2010 at 4 p.m. at Pine Chapel No. More...

Whitfields celebrate 60 years of marriage

Butler and Mary Ann Sutton Whitfield are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on March 19, 1950 in the living room of the bride’s parents, Joe and Lucille Sutton in Whatley. Rev. A.S. Bentley performed the ceremony. More...

Jackson citizens urged to participate in census

During the Tuesday, March 23 meeting of the Jackson City Council, Councilman Paul South said he had been hearing unfounded complaints from citizens who were questioning participation in the U.S. Census, which is currently under way. More...

Man severely burned

A Dickinson man was severely burned in a fire and explosion Monday morning. Reports are that Steve Wiggins was attempting to light a pilot light on a stove in a camper trailer he was living in when it exploded. More...

FREE DOGWOODS FOR JOINING ARBOR DAY FOUNDATION

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in March and receive 10 free dogwood trees. The trees will be shipped postpaid at the right time for planting between March 1 and May 31 with planting instructions. More...

Bradford-Ward to wed April 24 in Birmingham

Fred and Jaimi Bradford of Grove Hill announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Rebekah Bradford, to Stephen Del Ward, son of Del and Suzanne Ward of Grove Hill. More...

Makes honors list

Reid State Technical College presented awards for academic achievement during the spring semester awards ceremony. Walter Henderson Jr. achieved the President's List in welding and was selected as Who's Who in American Junior Colleges. More...

Registrars attend training session

Clarke County members of the Board of Registrars joined other Southwest Alabama Registrars for a Regional Training Session in Bay Minette on Feb. 25. More...