September 23, 2010 RSS feed / Community

T’ville industrial park turns heavyweight

The Thomasville City Council set a public hearing date of Oct. 11 to hear comments about converting the entire Joe Davis Industrial Park’s zoning from light industrial to heavy industrial. More...

Former Clarke EMA employee is write-in for Conecuh sheriff

Larry Davis, former assistant Clarke County EMA director, is a write-in candidate for sheriff in Conecuh County. More...

One injured in wreck

Firefighters from the Salitpa and Antioch fire departments used the Jaws of Life to free Stephen J. Bozeman,45, of Salitpa from his 2000 GMC pickup, Friday, Sept. 17. More...

Dry weather sparks grass fires

Firefighters from several departments battled roadside blazes Monday afternoon along Highway 10 in Wilcox County. More...

Thomasville man charged with rape of 12-year-old

The Thomasville Police Department arrested Roger Dwain Moody, 28, of Thomasville Monday and charged him with sexual abuse of a child less than 12 years old and rape in the first degree. More...

Beware storms but stings too, warns EMA director

In his role as director of Clarke County’s Emergency Management Agency, Roy Waite is constantly advocating safety and precautions concerning hurricanes and other natural disasters, chemical spills and such. More...

Grove Hill OKs $2.76 million budget for 2011

The Grove Hill Town Council approved a $2.76 million fiscal 2011 budget Monday, excluding the water and sewerage departments. More...

Door broken and TV stolen from business on Courthouse Square

A glass door was broken out of a business on the Courthouse Square right across from the Clarke County Courthouse and next to First United Security Bank either Sunday night or early Monday morning and a big screen TV was stolen. More...

T’ville pays $108,000 for water intake station property for long-sought water system

The Thomasville Water and Sewer Board finalized the last land agreement it needed for placing the water intake and pipes it needs to get water from the Alabama River. More...

Unemployment rate changes very little in southwest Alabama

Unemployment remained virtually the same in Clarke and other southwest Alabama counties in August despite a slight drop statewide. More...

Mail carrier dies in crash with train

Patrick’s Wrecker Service of Grove Hill picked up the mail truck that was hit by a train in Malcolm in Washington County Monday afternoon. The driver, Nathan Williams III, 64, was killed. More...

Clarke Health Dept. checking up on who uses garbage program

Clarke County established a mandatory participation in the solid waste program in 1983 that requires every residence and business in the unincorporated area of the county as well as residents of the Town of Coffeeville to participate. More...

Watch out for snakes!

Scott Smyly, along with Emalie Smyly and Lexie Beck, show the rattlesnake he recently killed. The snake was 4- feet, 9-inches long and had nine rattles and a button. The snake was killed in Fulton. More...

Annexation delay stymies new subdivision

‘Does town want to annex or not?’

One of the owners of a new subdivision that is being developed just west of the Grove Hill limits asked the town council Monday if the town is interested in annexing the subdivision so that municipal water can be extended there. More...