October 28, 2010 RSS feed / Community

Day updates Tville council on pending town issues

The Thomasville City Council took no official action in Monday night’s meeting aside from hiring a custodian - Whitney Powers - and promote Jerome Dixon to crew chief on the city’s work crews. More...

Burglary of WCHS football team being investigated

Four juvenilles were detained following the break-in of the locker room of the Washington County High School football team at their game with Clarke County High last Friday night. More...

Scenes from Clarke Prep Fall Festival

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County Democrats honor Lee B. Williams for guiding party for over 20 years

Grove Hill attorney Lee B. Williams who served as chairman of the Clarke County Democratic Executive Committee for over 20 years before stepping down earlier this year was honored with a reception given by the county party last Thursday. More...

Staples steamboat exploded in 1912

Sunday’s boating accident at Bobby’s Fish Camp wasn’t the first and certainly not the worst. On Jan. 11, 1912, the steamboat “James T. More...

Thomasville woman shot and killed in Hayneville

Sierra Chapman, a 2007 graduate of Thomasville High School, was shot and killed on Oct. 19 in Hayneville. Three Hayneville men now face murder charges in the shooting death of the 20- year-old. More...

Jackson airport eligible for $1 million in grants

During the Tuesday, Oct. 26 meeting of the Jackson City Council, Mayor Richard Long reported that the city is eligible for more than $1 million in grant monies to improve the road to the city’s port. More...

Unemployment falls, statewide, locally

Clarke’s rate is 15.3%

Alabama’s unemployment rate fell to 8.9% in September, down from 9.2% in August. Last year, in September, the rate was 10.7%. More...