January 27, 2011 RSS feed / Community

Hirings, appointments handled at county commission meeting

The Clarke County Commission Tuesday appointed two individuals with knowledge of county employees to a merit board that represents their interests. More...

Scale Back Alabama begins this weekend

Local residents are invited to sign up for a statewide weight-loss contest called Scale Back Alabama. Now in its fifth year the 10-week contest is an attempt to encourage Alabamians to lose weight, to exercise and to have fun while doing it. More...

Burglars strike seven Jackson businesses

Six Jackson businesses reported being burglarized, Tuesday, and one reported an attempted break-in. More...

Man charged after cutting another at Jackson laundromat

A Jackson man is charged in the cutting of another, Jan. 21, in the Depot area of town. More...

Second juvenile charged in Bargain Motors burglary

A Jackson 13 year old is the fourth person and second juvenile to be charged in the Jan. 16 burglary of Bargain Motors, located at 623 Forest Avenue. More...

Jackson increases funding for economic development

Economic development efforts in Jackson seem to be moving in the right direction, evidenced by an increase over last year in the city’s annual allocation to the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce. More...