February 13, 2014 RSS feed / Community

RV burns

The Jackson Fire Department responded Feb. 6 to a morning fire in an RV next to a residence on Twin Oaks Lane off Zimco Road. More...

DAR to mark grave of longtime member

The Elizabeth Bradford Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution invites everyone to attend the grave marking ceremony of Tommie Dee Bradford Kennedy Sunday, Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. at Magnolia Lawn Cemetery, located at 20334 Hwy. More...

Arc of Clarke County to host art, music classes

The Arc of Clarke County (TACC) was awarded a $25,000 grant to start a community based art and music program at TACC’s center in Jackson. Bridgett Shewmake McLean serves as the project coordinator and music therapist for this project.  More...

Purple martins reported in Clarke County

Up north, people may look at a fat little groundhog to determine the weather but in south Alabama it is a graceful, vividly purple bird that heralds the approach of spring — the purple martin.  They have arrived!  More...

Retired principal to speak at Black History Tea Sat.

On Saturday, Feb. 22, the past and the future will come together through the annual Clarke County Voters League Black History Tea at the H.W. More...

HANDY TIPS TO USE IN YOUR HOME

 If you have small scratches in your wood furniture, try this old trick: Rub a walnut over dings to cover them up. More...

Black slate polymer roof helps keep home green

The transformation of a 1932 beach home in South Salem, N.Y. has neighbors green with envy. More...

Clarke cattlemen meet

Charles Reeves, vice president Sammy Fendley, president George Clark, directors Stacey Dunagan and Chip Harrigan. Rear: directors John Harrison, Mike Ledkins, Earl King, Alan Moseley, Billy Reeves and Ray Clark.   More...

Yankees capture, destroy Meridian

CIVILWAR IN CLARKE COUNTY

Chronicling the Civil War of 150 years ago from the pages nof The Clarke County Journal* of he 1860s.  By Jim Cox   More...

Fleming receives Slayton award; to be presented at benefit event

Deloris Fleming will receive the 2014 Eddie Slayton Memorial Award in honor of her long and tireless volunteer service as a founding board member of the Children’s Center of Clarke County and continuing to serve some 15 years on the board of wh More...

Congressman Byrne to visit Grove Hill

Bradley Byrne, the new U.S. Representative for the First Congressional District, will hold a town hall meeting for the public at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 19 in the Vivian P. Gilmore Senior Center in Grove Hill.  More...

Collecting salt and pepper shakers

Q: I have a collection of more than 100 salt and pepper shakers. Although I don’t have plans to liquidate, I am nevertheless interested in current values. — Sue, Rio Rancho, N.M.  More...

Home Tips

Space heater safety tips

Q: In my neck of the woods we don’t usually have cold winters, but this one has been a doozy. My mother hauled out her ancient space heater in December. More...

Remodeling market continues upward trend

The National Association of the Remodeling Industry’s (NARI) fourth-quarter Remodeling Business Pulse (RBP) data of current and future remodeling business conditions continues to show growth. More...