July 24, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Grove Hill hospital’s doctors, staff mastering computerized records

Grove Hill Memorial Hospital continues to transition to a paperless, computerized medical records system—or electronic medical records. More...

County’s share of bridge project could be $1.6 million

The Clarke County Commission approved July 17 an agreement with the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) for the county to pay its match on the County Road 15 bridge project in Jackson. More...

Walker elected Girl’s State AG

Lillie Walker, a Clarke Prep Senior, recently attended the 71st session of Girl’s State in Tuscaloosa in June. Representatives from 338 private and public schools were in attendance. More...

Fulton police, fire departments receive grants

The Fulton Town Council formally accepted July 16 a $20,000 USDA Rural Development Grant toward the purchase of equipment for the fire and volunteer fire departments. More...

Athletic directors tout importance of sports

The two athletic directors in the Clarke County Schools System spoke Tuesday to the Board of Education. It was the first in a series of reports they will make twice-a-year to the school board. More...

Jackson City Council approves airport runway improvements Tuesday night

The Jackson City Council handled the only item on the agenda Tuesday night by entering into a $35,875 contract agreement with Volker, Inc. for engineering work. The project improves the safety area of one of William E. More...

Warning to golf carts and ATVs

Golf carts and all-terrain vehicles on Grove Hill streets and sidewalks have become a problem and are a safety hazard, Grove Hill Police Chief Woodie Coats and the police department said in a public statement this week. More...

Students attend youth program

Students from Leroy High School, Jackson Academy, Jackson High School, Clarke County High School, Clarke Prep School and Thomasville High School recently attended the Harding Youth Leadership Forum a More...

Grand jury in session next week; handful of civil cases on dockets

The Clarke County Grand Jury will meet next week to hear cases for possible criminal indictment from District Attorney Spence Walker’s office. More...

Jackson police promote heatstroke prevention

National Heatstroke Prevention Day will be recognized July 31. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a child dies from heatstroke once every 10 days from being left alone in a hot vehicle. More...