December 1, 2011 RSS feed / Community

Giveaway program aids low income individuals, families wanting to start small business

Community Action Agency of South Alabama has partnered with United Way of Central Alabama to provide Individualized Development Accounts (IDA) to low-income individuals who qualify. More...

New tip line for reporting underage drinking and drug use

Southwest Alabama Behavioral Health Care Systems provides prevention services and current prevention information for people of all ages throughout Southwest’s catchment area (Clarke, Conecuh, Escambia and Monroe counties). More...

Farm City week observed at JIS

Farm-City Week was observed at Jackson Intermediate School by Mrs. Lillian Beck’s fourth grade class. The students enjoyed a fruit and vegetable snack to promote Farm-City Week. They also received coloring books, bags, and pencils. More...

Bushes donate Christmas tree for courthouse

The Clarke County Courthouse has a big and beautiful fir tree for a Christmas tree this year, compliments of Mr. and Mrs. Ken Bush of Grove Hill. The tree was in the Bush yard but had outgrown its space. More...

Clarke Democrats to start qualifying candidates for March 2012 primary races

The Clarke County Democratic Executive Committee will meet Monday, Dec. 5 at 6:30 p.m. at the Vivian Gilmore Senior Center in Grove Hill. The local party will begin qualifying candidates for the 2012 primaries. State Sen. More...

Jackson police investigate theft of trailer, equipment

Jackson Police are investigating the Nov. 26 theft of a trailer and piece of heavy equipment from separate locations. Sgt. More...

Correction

The story on the Grove Hill Town Council’s last meeting needs clarification. The council tabled adding water billing duties to Priscilla Collinsworth’s work for further discussion. More...

BTAPC to present an ‘Evening of Christmas’ music

BTAPC will present An Evening of Christmas Music on December 9, 10 and 11, 2011. This show is full of Christmas music that we all know and love. The Friday and Saturday night performances will havea7p.m.curtainand the Sunday show will start at 2 p.m. More...

Collecting

Q: While sorting through an old box of clothing buttons, I found two that were political, a “Housewives for Ike” and an “RFK in ‘68.” Both are 2 1/2 inches high and in excellent condition. More...