March 13, 2014 RSS feed / Community

Duties for new development assistant OK’d by commissioners

The Clarke County Commission voted Tuesday to refill the assistant position in the county economic development office. Commissioner Jackie Ray Rush voted against the motion. More...

Davis-Criswell announce plans for April wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Gregory K. Davis of Spanish Fort announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jamie Kelley Davis, to Russell Chapman Criswell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marcus E. Criswell of Jackson. More...

Garrick-Crager to exchange vows April 12 in Chatom

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Daniel Garrick of Chatom would like to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Allison Elizabeth Garrick, to Charles Justin Crager, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Joseph Crager of Chatom. More...

Animal benefit in Fulton

The Voice for the Animals 5K and Pet Trot will be Saturday, March 15 in Downtown Fulton at 8:30 a.m. More...

Work starts on new traffic light

The Alabama Department of Transportation started work on new traffic lights for the Hebron Road/Jackson Street and Highway 43 intersection Tuesday, drilling for poles that will support the lights. More...

Hwy. 84 Club burns Monday

The Highway 84 Club, across the river from Coffeeville in Choctaw County, burned in the pre-dawn hours Monday. The fires started about 3 a.m., destroying the nightspot and a nearby camper trailer. More...

Clarke soldiers prisoners at Yankees’ Rock Island, Ill.

CIVILWAR IN CLARKE COUNTY

March 1864 was a relatively quiet month for fighting. Union troops attempted a raid on the Confederate capital of Richmond, Va. They came within a few miles of the city but gave up the quest when they saw how strong the forticiations and troops were. More...

Barnes-Allen to marry April 5 in Mobile church

Robert and Sherry Barnes of Grove Hill announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Marie Barnes, to Billy Richard Allen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Allen Jr. of Saraland. More...

Progress over the years

The region’s successes haven’t just started. These old photos show that community and economic development have been in the works for decades. More...