March 1, 2012 RSS feed / Community

Children safe after storm

Students from the Jackson Head Start were transferred by bus to Jackson City Hall where they were picked up by their parents after strong winds or what could have possibly been a tornado tore the roo More...

Need voter information? Just go to Vote411.org

League of Women Voters of Alabama website offers a lot of information on upcoming primaries

What can you do when you need Directory Assistance? Simply dial “411”—for a fee. What can you do when you need unbiased Voter Information? Simply go to Vote411.org--and it’s free! More...

McIntosh man, already charged in theft ring, now charged in Clarke

A McIntosh man already charged in an 18-wheeler theft ring now has a charge pending in Clarke County as well. More...

Gardening with Dora

Here’s a book worthy to be buried with

Sometimes I come across gardening quotes that beg to be shared. My favorite quote of all times defines perennials. More...

Skipper-Hoven to wed June 2 at Jackson’s First Baptist Church

Mr. and Mrs. George Washington Skipper IV of Jackson and Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Carson Howard of Irvington announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Meagan O’Melia Skipper, to Brady Kipp Hoven. Mr. Hoven is the son of Ms. More...

Living Your Destiny

Right here, right now

There is a time and place for everything. Today is time and where you are is your place. You were created for this time and place. You have a purpose and a destiny to fulfill; so let’s get started. More...

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Company offering free weather alerts in state

Clarke County EMA Director Roy Waite told county commissioners Tuesday of a new weather alert service being offered free of charge by Huntsville, Ala.-based Baron Services, Inc., a weather technology company. More...

Did You Know?

 It was noted American wit and columnist Franklin P. More...

Here’s A Tip!

 If you like your coffee fresh and strong but not so hot, make a small tray of ice cubes out of coffee to cool your morning cup.  “Always dust from the top down. More...

Friday last day to register to vote

Friday, March 2 is the last day to register to vote in the March 13 primaries or to change or update their voting information. Citizens can register to vote at the Board of Registrars office in the courthouse basement. More...

Commissioner Rhone says county didn’t get the ‘steak’ of Golden Dragon plant but can get ‘gravy’ of spinoffs

The Clarke County Commission agrees that it should be working to try and secure any spin off businesses or industries that will follow the new Golden Dragon Copper plant to southwest Alabama. More...

Colleen Merck selected to sing with Ala. Baptist All-State Honor Choir

Colleen Merck of Grove Hill has been selected to perform with the Alabama Baptist All-State Honor Choir. She is the daughter of Bro.Lee and Christie Merck. She is in the fifth grade and a part of Solid Rock Christian School. More...

Sheffields celebrate 50 years

Mr. and Mrs. Earl Sheffield were married March 4, 1962 at Bassetts Creek Baptist Church near Grove Hill. Mrs. Sheffield is the former Joyce Huggins. The couple are the parents of Lisa (Steve) Furr and Steve (Fortune) Sheffield, both of Jackson. More...

CPS lunch menu told

Clarke Preparatory School’s menu for the week of March 5-9 includes: Monday, March 5-Breakfast for lunch. Tuesday, March 6-Pork chops, twice baked potatoes, turnips, cornbread, dessert. More...

Mr. and Mrs. Kelly tell birth of a daughter

Mr. and Mrs. Travis Kelly (nee Holly Harrison) of Grove Hill announce the arrival of a daughter, Lillian “Lilly” Faith Kelly, born Feb. 2, 2012 at Mobile Infirmary Medical Center in Mobile. She weighed nine lbs., 10 ozs. More...

CPS valentines

Mrs. Ginger Wilson’s K-grade class of Clarke Preparatory School took on a very special project for Hometown Hospice Inc. More...