May 13, 2010 RSS feed / Community

Camp burglary arrests made

Two men have been arrested in connection with a camp house burglary near Coffeeville, Clarke County Sheriff’s Department Investigator Ron Baggette said Tuesday. More...

CCHS Class of 1961

The Clarke County High School Class of 1961 had a class reunion and enjoyed a meal together at the Fish House in Jackson on Saturday evening, April 24. More...

AG candidate Anderson says he’s most experienced

The first thing James Anderson does when he sits down with a news reporter to make his pitch to be Alabama’s attorney general is to hand over his income tax returns. “I’m not running for the money,” he says. More...

Man killed in wreck on Walker Springs Rd. early Wednesday

A second fatality within five days time in Clarke County occurred Wednesday, May 12, around 6:30 a.m., several miles out of the Jackson Police jurisdiction on the Walker Springs Road. More...

Byrne swings through area

A small crowd was drummed up quickly Monday morning for a noon luncheon at Gaston’s Grill in Thomasville for Republican gubernatorial candidate Bradley Byrne. Byrne talked issues with local leaders and GOP loyalists. More...

Commissioners voice complaints, concerns to U.S. Census official

Melanie House, a “partnership specialist” with the U.S. Census Bureau was present to hear criticisms and concerns from Clarke County Commissioners Tuesday regarding the census count in the county. More...

Two Jackson residents arrested; charged with cocaine possession

Two Jackson residents face illegal drug possession charges following an investigation by Jackson Police. According to police reports, Henry Eric Bates, 50, was arrested May 6 and charged with possession of cocaine. More...

New deputies on the job

Two new deputies have joined the Clarke County Sheriff’s Department. The two brings the total number of deputies patrolling the county to eight. Brittani Williams comes to Clarke County from the Camden Police Department. More...

THS Class of 1952

The Thomasville Class of 1952 held its 58th class reunion at Gaston’s Grill in Thomasville on April 24. Attending were, from left: Pete Sheehan, John Harrison, Winnie B. More...

Former T’ville resident wins $1 million

2K Sports announced last week that 24-year-old Wade McGilberry of Semmes has won an unprecedented cash prize in the amount of $1,000,000 by being the first person to throw a verified perfect game in Major League Baseball(r) 2K10, the latest iteratio More...

Toddtown man questions Jackson’s wrecker rotation and police hiring policies

Michael Pugh, the owner of a Toddtown wrecker service, questioned the City of Jackson’s policies on wrecker rotation and hiring practices at the police department during Tuesday’s city council meeting. More...

Jackson mayor promotes census

During his comments during the Tuesday, May 11, meeting of the Jackson City Council, Mayor Richard Long urged those who have not participated in the U.S. Census to do so when census takers come to their doors. More...