April 1, 2010 RSS feed / Community

FBI stopover prompts rumors

It’s not hard for rumors to get started in a small town. Sometimes, all it takes is for a certain few cars to be parked in front of a business in town. That’s apparently what happened last Thursday at Sheffield Motors. More...

Do people have to be told not to hide egg in dog’s bowl?

Sometimes as parents we can get a little carried away hiding our children’s’ Easter eggs, candy, and whatnots. Hey, we want to have a little fun too... More...

Fletcher-Russell to marry April 10

Teresa Coates of Grove Hill announces the engagement of her daughter, La- Toka Fletcher to Joe Russell, the son of the late Joe Sr. and Estelle Russell. The bride-elect is also the granddaughter of Jo Alice Robinson of Grove Hill. More...

Coffeeville’s new archery qualifies

The Coffeeville High School archery team recently qualified for the 2010 state championship round to be held in Birmingham Thursday, April 22. More...

Chance & Scyrene

Visit Washington’s Andrews Air Force Base and Atlantic City casinos

Happy Birthday! More...

That’s a big egg!

The photograph doesn’t do this huge egg justice. One of Rosetta Henderson’s hens laid this egg, 3. 5 inches long, nearly as big around that weighed a whopping 6.6 ozs. More...

Proposed fee reduction could close state parks

A bill introduced by state Senators Ted Little and Zeb Little has Alabama State Parks officials concerned about the future of the parks system. More...

$1.7 million grant to assist workers in southwest Alabama

The U.S. Department of Labor recently announced a $1,700,000 grant to assist approximately 319 workers affected by documented and projected layoffs from multiple companies in a defined regional economy in the southwest portion of Alabama. More...

$35,000 for e-citations

Laptop computers, printers and software worth $35,000 were delivered to Clarke County law enforcement agencies Friday. More...

Jackson Mayor Long says gains of last 10 years are tremendous

Jackson Mayor Richard Long didn’t sugarcoat the bad news of 2009 in his “State of the City” address last Thursday but he did take a longer view of the city’s history that he says indicates sustained and positive growth. More...

Boys & Girls Club starts new program

The Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Alabama is offering a summer program which will include: arts program, smart moves, recreation, life skills, computer skills, gameroom and field trips. More...

HIPPY workers visit Montgomery

HIPPY Clarke County Staff visited with Sen. Marc Keahey and Sen. Hank Sanders during "HIPPY Day" at the State House in Montgomery on March 25. More...

Peddlin’ for a Cure from Monroe to Mobile

Peddlin’ for a Cure is a 100-mile bike ride from Monroeville to the U.S.S. Alabama battleship on the Causeway in Mobile. The event is a fundraiser for the Monroe County Relay for Life event. More...

Jackson bank office to celebrate 100th anniversary this Friday

The oldest root of First United Security Bank is celebrating a 100th anniversary this year. An open house is set at the downtown Jackson office Friday, April 2 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. More...

Thief breaks window, steals Crown Royal from Grove Hill liquor store

Less than two weeks after its grand opening, Kylia’s Package Store in Grove Hill had an opening of a different kind—an individual broke one of the front windows, entered the store and stole several bottles of whiskey. More...

Fine gobbler

Jimmy Grayson, from Jackson, killed this 20-pound gobbler last week while hunting near the Walker Springs community. The bird had a 10-inch beard and 1- inch spurs. More...