July 17, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Nominations for USDA’s local FSA seats is Aug. 1

Wyatt Hendry, County Executive Director, for USDA’s Farm Service Agency, in Clarke and Washington Counties, reminds farmers and landowners that local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committee nominations began June 17. More...

Candidate Byrne wants to work to make Congress better

Bradley Byrne of Fairhope plans to run for the First Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. More...

Balloon show promotes reading

Dewayne Reynolds of Auburn presented his Dr. Magical Balloons Festively Fantastic Phantasmagorical Fun Time Balloon Show for children in Grove Hill and Jackson on June 27 (left, top and bottom). More...

Collecting

Q: I have a glass plate that has been passed down through my family for several generations. It has an image of U.S. Grant with the text, “Let Us Have Peace.” It is yellowish green in color. — Wilmer, Rio Rancho, N.M. More...

Extension Service

Leave Salmonella out of your homemade ice cream

Homemade ice cream is a fabulous summertime treat, but beware that some ice cream recipes contain a potentially deadly ingredient – raw eggs. More...

Park and rec board provides funding for county projects

The Clarke County Park and Recreation Board was created to provide grants to area agencies for projects throughout the county. More...

Gosport project funded

The Clarke County Parks and Recreation Board approved a $20,000 project for the Gosport Community Improvement, Inc. at its meeting July 2. The project involves a bathroom addition to an existing pavilion. More...

‘Music Man’ coming to Thomasville

The Arts Council of Thomasville will present Meredith Willson’s classic musical, “The Music Man,” at 7 p.m. on July26,27and29anda2p.m.matineeonJuly28inthe Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Going camping? Try these dogs!

These hot dogs are the perfect snack for camping. Hot Dog on a Stick 1 package (16-ounce) hot dogs 1 can (11-ounce) refrigerated soft bread stick dough More...

Cub Scouts’ camp

Cub Scouts from around the Maubila District recently participated in a Star Wars 2013 Day Camp held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Grove Hill. More...