July 14, 2011 RSS feed / Community

Mayor says hospital has not kept up with T’ville

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day said Thomasville continues to get a lot of positive publicity from the things happening here. More...

Burn ban lifted in most counties

Despite some rainfall, care is still urged with any outdoor burning

Clarke County along with 63 other Alabama counties have been downgraded from Drought Emergency (No Burn) to Fire Alert. More...

Clarke County’s United Way hosting meeting in T’ville

Marty Parker, chair of the Clarke County Executive Committee of United Way of Southwest Alabama, is hosting a meeting with the Clarke County mayors, county officials, businesses and organizations and members of UWSWA executive committee on Monday, Ju More...

Assistance available for area farmers who had April tornado damage

The Clarke/Washington County Farm Service Agency (FSA) Office will accept applications under the Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) that began July 11 and will continue through close of business August 30. More...

Fall Festival plans underway

The Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce is preparing for the Annual Fall Festival, celebrating its 29th year. Some of the newest features of the festival will include the Clarke-Mobile Gas BBQ Cook-Off and the Pine City Bass Anglers bass tournament. More...

Four Clarke commissioners going to national convention

Four of Clarke County’s five county commissioners will be attending the National Association of Counties’ (NACo) annual convention in Portland, Oregon next week. More...

Bus for sheriff ’s dept.

The Clarke County Board of Education has donated a used bus to the Clarke County Sheriff’s Department to be used for transporting jail inmates to court, for work release programs and for other More...

Does your mama see your name?

The bridge over Bassetts Creek at Allen is covered with graffiti. Someone suggested that since the individuals who scrawled their names apparently wanted them to be seen, that they be run in The Democrat. More...