May 26, 2011 RSS feed / Community

April unemployment still high

Jobs are coming to Clarke County but they aren’t coming fast enough. The county had the dubious distinction of having the third highest unemployment in the state in April, 16.1 percent. More...

Who’s been digging in my backyard?

Have you ever walked out into your well-kept yard and found the sod dimpled by a multitude of cone-shaped craters several inches deep and wide? More...

Commissioner Averett worries if county pays enough to attract good road grader operators

Commissioner Elma Averett continued to voice concern about the need for more employees in the road and bridge department, including qualified road grader operators. More...

AG opinion to be sought to decide validity of jail phone contract

The Clarke County Commission, its attorney and the sheriff continue to grapple with the jail’s inmate phone system. More...

Wreck fatal for countian on Hwy. 43 Saturday morning

Clarke County resident Travis Davis, 79, died Saturday, May 21, as the result of a one-vehicle crash that occurred around 7:30 a.m. on U.S. 43 north of Jackson. More...

Account set up for man burned while assisting Jackson Police at wreck

An account has been set up for a Mississippi man who assisted Jackson Police, May 9, in attempting to remove a crash victim from his vehicle. More...