May 27, 2010 RSS feed / Community

Graduation exam remediation schedules

Remediation schedules for the high school graduation exam for June and July are as follows, provided by the Clarke County Board of Education. More...

Lightning hits courthouse

The Clarke County Courthouse was struck by lightning Friday evening as a strong storm system with possible tornadoes moved through the county. More...

Spanish Fort firm gets Jackson drainage project for $550,569

The Jackson City Council, Tuesday, May 25, approved Spanish Fort company Delta Civil Developers as the low bidder on the longawaited drainage project in District 1. More...

Clarke County HIPPY graduates and parents honored at program

Editor’s note: This emailed article was sent with photos of the HIPPY graduation but was overlooked and did not appear with the photos last week. Our apologies. Here it is: More...

Indian Ridge Baptist Church recognized mothers on their day

The Indian Ridge Baptist Church celebrated the second Sunday in May with "Mother's Day." The pastor preached a powerful sermon. More...

Marvin’s wins national award

Alabama-based Marvin’s Building Materials and Home Centers has been named the Golden Hammer Retailer of the Year by Home Channel News. More...

Downtown Jackson Market and Art Walk scheduled for June 5

A joint effort of Clarke County Arc (CCARC), the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce and City of Jackson will bring vendors and entertainment to downtown Jackson June 5. More...

HONOR FLIGHT VETS IN D.C.

Archie Robinson of Gosport was one of 92 World War II veterans aboard an Honor Flight to Washington, D. C. May 12 to view the World War II Monument and other sites. More...

Preacher sentenced, another pleads guilty

Two ministers with Clarke County connections were sentenced in separate cases in Mobile County courts last week. More...

Burglary solved

Ron Baggett of the Clarke County Sheriff’s Department said two arrests have been made in an April burglary that occurred in the Bolentown area. A big screen TV, firearms and other items were taken. More...

Commission’s $25,000 earns Coastal Gateway board seat

The Clarke County Commission has pledged $25,000 a year for five years to the Coastal Gateway Economic Alliance and a hired consultant helping the economic development organization reorganize and increase its capital said that commitment was the min More...

Wagarville woman dies in accident

A wreck, which occurred shortly before 8 a.m., Tuesday, May 25, at the intersection of Highway 177 and U.S. 43 resulted in the death of Cleo Bailey Scandrick, 68, of Wagarville. More...

A Sister’s Tribute: ‘My Hero’

Clayton B. Baugh’s plane was shot down in 1944 over Germany

Lieut. Clayton B. Baugh July 7, 1922 August 16, 1944 My hero and hero to millions of Americans was my older brother. More...

Baby bird season offers lots to look at for bird watchers

Birds ’n Stuff

Baby Bird Season is upon us. Ted Thompson from Wiley Road northwest of Jackson said his Bluebirds and House Wrens have each fledged a brood already. More...

Southern Magnolia Club makes donations to several organizations

The Southern Magnolia Woman’s Club met Thursday, May 13 at the Alfa building. The meeting began at 7 p.m. More...

Sample Ballot

Governor-Democrats Artur Davis, 42, Birmingham, has been a member of the U.S. House of Representatives serving the Seventh Congressional District of Alabama since 2003. More...