January 20, 2011 RSS feed / Community

Identity theft a growing concern for consumers

Identity theft affects more than 11 million Americans. It is a crime that hits victims individually or in masses, and is often not known or recognized immediately. More...

Stolen ATVs and stolen trailers sought

Illegal racing targeted too

Two Polaris Ranger ATVs were stolen from a warehouse behind Thomasville Honda on Dec. 16. The ATVs belonged to customers and were being worked on at the dealership. One is camouflage and the other green, said Clarke County Sheriff Ray Norris. More...

Jackson and Thomasville observe King’s birthday Monday

Several events in Jackson, Monday, Jan. 17, were conducted to commemorate the birthday of Civil Rights Leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., including a motorcade, birthday celebrations at St. More...

‘Fabulous Four’ Junior Misses first met as Girls State delegates

The Alabama Jr. Miss Pageant was held at Frazier Memorial United Methodist church this past weekend with the finals on Saturday night, Jan. 16. More...

Arizona shooting leads to changes for Jackson city council meetings

In light of the shooting, Saturday, that critically injured a U.S. Congresswoman in Arizona and claimed six lives, has led to increased police protection during public meetings conducted at Jackson City Hall. More...

Outgoing sheriff honored

New Sheriff Ray Norris, right, hosted a retirement party for outgoing Sheriff Bobby Moore Tuesday morning at the Clarke County Sheriff’s Department. More...

Firemen awards presented

Terry Stifflemire was named Grove Hill’s Fireman of the Year at the recent Fireman’s Dinner. He is shown in the left photo with Fire Chief Buddy Jordan. More...

Bargain Motors burglars caught in the act, arrested

Two adults and two juveniles face charges after Jackson Police caught them in the early morning hours of Jan. 16 in the process of burglarizing the Bargain Motors automobile dealership located at 623 Forest Avenue. More...

REMEMBERING DR. KING

Rev. T. L. Douglas contrasts dreams and nightmares

The dream of Dr. Martin Luther King contrasts with the nightmares that would destroy the dream and the struggles that combat the dream, a crowd attending a Martin Luther King birthday observance were told in Grove Hill Monday. The Rev. T. L. More...

Write a story starting with... ‘A single drop fell’

We need to tear ourselves away from our comfort zone and fan the spark of our creativity! So says Alabama writer Mary Ward Brown. More...