February 17, 2011 RSS feed / Community

Jackson sales taxes said up significantly

During his comments during the Jackson City Council meeting Tuesday, Feb. 8, Mayor Richard Long reported that the city’s sales tax revenue had significantly increased when compared to figures from the same time last year.  More...

Improvement efforts recognized

Jordan’s Cleaners and Bliss Boutique owners Randy and Karen Brooks and Miranda Brooks Richardson were presented the first Community Beautification Award by the Grove Hill Development Board last More...

Martin scouts arrive in area!

A better sign of spring for south Alabama than some fat and sleepy Pennsylvania groundhog, Purple Martin scouts have swooped into Clarke County.  Marian Hearn saw the scouts first at her home west of Grove Hill Friday.  More...

Death investigated as apparent suicide

In the middle of a drug bust roundup Friday, lawmen were called to investigate an apparent suicide on Highway 69 north of Jackson.  Someone discovered the body of Joseph Aubrey Jr. More...

Jeff Davis’ oath to be re-enacted

The re-enactment of the inauguration of President Jefferson Davis on Saturday, Feb. More...

Visiting the newspaper

Three members of the Tiger Cub Den 3, Pack 51 of Thomasville visited The Clarke County Democrat recently to see how the county newspapers are printed. The experience helped the three earn badges. More...