September 13, 2012 RSS feed / Community

Clarke joins Washington County for a combined United Way campaign

Clarke and Washington Counties kicked off their combined annual United Way campaign on Sept. 6 at the Chatom Community Center.  The two counties are part of the Southwest Alabama United Way. More...

Model railroad show in Dothan

It’s almost time for the 22nd annual Wiregrass Model Railroad Show and Sale in Dothan.  More...

Windhams give famous mother’s items to museum

Jeffery’s rocker

The children of the late acclaimed Alabama storyteller Kathryn Tucker Windham (1918-2011) donated artifacts from her life Sept. More...

Birds ‘n Stuff

Rufous pays a visit

Clarke County had its first west coast hummingbird capture, banding and release last week.  More...

Area horse enthusiasts do well at Montgomery show

The Thomasville Saddle Club, the Clarke County Sheriff's Posse Horse Club, the Choctaw County Saddle, and Millry Horse Club make up the Emerald Coast Horseman's Association. More...

Jax, Salitpa water systems’ merger Oct. 1

New water board to include representatives from both communities

During the Tuesday, Sept. 11 meeting of the Jackson City Council, Councilman Paul South reported that the merger of the Jackson and Salitpa water systems would officially take effect Oct. 1.  More...

Fulton council commits $5,000 to animal shelter

The Fulton Town Council voted Tuesday to commit $5,000-per-year to a proposed county animal shelter.  More...

Prescription card offers discounts for county citizens

The Clarke County Commission is endorsing a Coast-2- Coast RX (Prescription) Card that can be used by uninsured residents for discounts on medicine.  The card will also provide drug discounts for county residents who already have insurance cover More...

Amstar letter prompts concern at 911 meeting

An Aug. More...

CWEMC’s 76th annual meeting

Clarke-Washington Electric Membership Corporation held its 76th annual meeting at the Jackson Fairgrounds Tuesday evening.  The electric cooperative is the state’s oldest, dating to 1936.  CWEMC has over 15,000 members across four cou More...

Celebrating Constitution Week

The national celebration of Constitution Week begins Monday, Sept. 17 through Sunday, Sept. 23. The weeklong commemoration of America’s most important document is one of our country’s least known official observances. More...

Mayor Day more hopeful about new Thomasville hospital

While Thomasville Mayor said he was bound by confidentiality agreement, he was more hopeful than ever that there could soon be a solution to Thomasville’s hospital situation.  While giving few details, Day said in council Monday night that More...

New Grove Hill police cars

Grove Hill Police Department is sporting four new 2013 Ford Police Interceptor squad cars. The cars will replace the older Crown Victoria models in use. More...

Tree to be removed from front of C’ville library

The Coffeeville Town Council voted Monday to remove the large cedar tree in front of the town library.  The tree is on town property. More...