September 10, 2015 RSS feed / Community

Cards of Thanks

Thanks to all for the wonderful surprise of my birthday celebration! May each of you receive such a blessing during your lifetime.  Hazel Garrick   More...

ARC clients reside in Grove Hill, council hears

A representative of the ARC of Jackson, formerly known as the CCARC, told Grove Hill town council members Tuesday that about 22% of the agency’s clients reside in Grove Hill.  More...

State parks could all close if funding not forthcoming in legislative special session

All 22 Alabama State Parks could close Oct. More...

Morgan-Parrish to say wedding vows Saturday

Colleen Morgan and Austin Parrish announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Trena Morgan, Shane and Bonne Morgan, all of Thomasville.  Her maternal grandparents are Mary Richardson and the late More...

County’s oldest law firm dates to 1888

A recent submission to this newspaper was mistaken as to the oldest law firm in Clarke County. The oldest, by a long shot, is Edmon H. McKinley’s law firm. More...

Pendleton graduates from JSU

Tanisha Pendleton of Whatley was among 367 grduates who received her degree during the Summer 2015 Commencement held Aug. 7 at Jacksonville State University.  The faculty led the processional and University President Dr. John M. More...

E911 Coordinator Becky Neugent is new chairman of APCO finance committee

Clarke County E-911 coordinator Becky Neugent reported Tuesday that she had been appointed as the chair of the Finance and Budget Committee of the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials International.  She previously served as the More...

Skip energy drinks and have another cup of coffee

DEAR DR. ROACH:  I am 81 years old and in good health. I am 5 feet, 11 inches tall and weigh 168 pounds, the same as in 1950.  My blood pressure and cholesterol are good on treatment, and my pulse is 62. More...

Jackson Police Incident Reports

The following incident reports were recorded by the Jackson Police Department:  Jackson   Disorderly conduct was reported on Aug. 27 at Jackson High School.  Harassment was reported on Aug. More...

Donald Trump, King Solomon and southern evangelicals

One Degree to Another

In the last few months, Donald Trump vaulted to the lead in the GOP primaries generating an excitement no one in the party has produced in at least the last decade. More...

Animal shelter director hired; policy, procedures, opening date still to be determined

Shonda Gardner was approved Tuesday by the Clarke County Commission as the director of the new county animal shelter.  More...

United Way kickoff luncheon is Thursday in Grove Hill

The Clarke County United Way fund-raising campaign will hold its annual kickoff Thursday, Sept. 10, at 11:30 a.m., at Grove Hill United Methodist Church.  The Washington County campaign’s launch will take place Tuesday, Sept. More...

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Sept. More...

Antique cars and tractors in Monroeville

The Old Tymer’s Antique Tractor and Car Show will be held Saturday, Sept. More...

Clarke Deeds

Property deeds listed  Dated Aug. 26-Sept. 3  First US Bank, to Clarke- Mobile Counties Gas District.  Robert J. Sheffield II, to Harold E. Agee.  David Peebles, to Dale Enfinger.  Joe M. Baggett Sr., to Joe M. More...

Strange But True

 Poets, take note: The words “orange,” “month,” “purple” and “silver” have no rhyming words in English.   Historians say that Queen Victoria didn’t like knocking at doors; she preferred sc More...

Local 11th graders’ ACT scores are below benchmarks for college preparedness

The Clarke County and Thomasville City school districts released scores Aug. More...

Improvements being made to Jackson port

A current project could help the city of Jackson take advantage of untapped potential at the port in the future.  During Tuesday’s Jackson City Council meeting, Economic Developer Jesse Quillen said they are a little more than a week into More...

Ask The Vet

Q. We found a kitten whose eyes a full of pus and stuck together. What is causing this?  A. Newborn kittens often get a viral or other infection in the eye; this is common. More...