July 1, 2010 RSS feed / Community

Some will take Monday off, some won’t

The Fourth of July falls on a Sunday this year. Governmental offices including local, county, state and federal agencies, the banks and post office will all take Monday, July 5 off. More...

Exercising without paying gets 8 arrested in Jackson

Eight Jackson residents are charged with third degree theft of services for allegedly stealing exercise time from Anytime Fitness. More...

Bicycling against slavery

Fifteen bicyclists are pedaling 1,800 miles along the Underground Railroad bicycle route to promote awareness and raise money against modern-day slavery for the International Justice Mission. More...

USDA to help expand habitat for migrating birds

State Conservationist Dr. William E. More...

Alabama’s unemployment down; Clarke County’s drops some, too

Alabama’s unemployment edged downward just a bit in May, from 11 percent to 10.8 percent. Clarke County’s rate dropped from 17.5 percent to 16.7 percent. That’s closer to the 14.3 percent it was in May 2009. More...

Helping HIPPY

Senator Marc Keahey and Rep. Elaine Beech present a Community Service Grant in the amount of $8,750 to Jane Sellers, Coordinator of the HIPPY Clarke County program. More...

Thomasville council accepts resignation

“Mark it down,” said Mayor Sheldon Day after a brief Thomasville City Council meeting Monday night. “This doesn’t happen very often,” he joked. More...