September 15, 2011 RSS feed / Community

9/11 memorial service in Jackson

A memorial service for firefighters and law enforcement officers lost in the 9/11 terrorist attacks a decade ago this past Sunday was held prior to the Jackson High-W. S. More...

‘Fried Green Tomatoes’ author is Harper Lee Award recipient

Fannie Flagg, a Birmingham native, has been named the 2012 recipient of the Harper Lee Award for Alabama’s Distinguished Writer of the Year. More...

DAR to observe Constitution Week

Constitution Week begins Saturday, September 17-23, 2011. The weeklong commemoration of America’s most important document is one of our country’s least known official observances. More...

Gluten-free and easy as can be!

Gluten is a protein found in the grains wheat, rye and barley. Oats also may contain gluten due to cross-contamination, which means they have come into contact with gluten during processing. More...

Jury says death in Washington Co. murder case

A Washington County Jury who found Corey Wimbley guilty of the Dec. 19, 2008 murder of Wagarville Store Owner Ray Wheat after three days of testimony last week has recommended he be put to death for the crime. More...

Jackson city council works to improve pound conditions

Jackson Mayor Richard Long said Tuesday, Sept. 13, he will work with local citizens in forming a committee to improve conditions at the city’s dog pound. More...

50 years ago: Missile testing for Clarke?

A site on the Tombigbee River near Coffeeville was considered for a missile testing site. State Rep. Joe Mc- Corquodale, Circuit Clerk Harvey Jackson and T. Nelson of Alabama Power met with officials on the matter in Birmingham. More...

BIG GATOR!

Shelby County man snags monster in Alabama River

Alabama has a new big-alligator hotspot after the Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division ( WFF) opened an area in west central Alabama for the 2011 season. The west central zone, which includes Monroe County (north of US Hwy. More...

C’ville, West Bend-Bethel firefighters assist ‘Ruck March’ through Clarke

A 2,000 mile “Ruck March to Remember” by the U.S. Air Forcce’s 325th Security Forces Squadron from San Antonio, Texas to Shanksville, Penn. More...