January 26, 2017 RSS feed / Community

2017 Pig Squeal

Area youth will spend the next 111 days raising two pigs in the annual 4-H Pig Squeal. There were 34 pigs delivered from Whidden Farms in Honoraville, Ala. and they were dispersed among 17 students on Monday, Jan. 16. More...

Ramsey new Pinebelt Cable TV Manager

Pine Belt Communications announced that Jeffery Ramsey has recently joined the company as its Manager of Cable TV Operations.   More...

No failing schools in local systems

No schools in the Clarke County or Thomasville system were among the Alabama Accountability Act “failing schools” that was released last week by the Alabama Department of Education.  More...

Brief agenda for county school board

It was a short meeting, Thursday, Jan. 19 for the Clarke County Board of Education, with only a handful of agenda items.  In his report, Superintendent Larry Bagley complimented EMA Director Roy Waite and his office for weather alerts on Jan. More...

Funeral home limo filled with mourners struck by pickup in T’ville Saturday

A limousine carrying mourners from Mobile who had attended a local funeral was struck by a south bound truck in front of the Shell gas station on Highway 43 Saturday night.  Five passengers riding in the back of the limousine were injured in the More...

Court rules: Redraw 12 legislative districts

Blacks unconstitutionally “packed” into districts; all House, Senate districts may end up being redrawn

A federal court has ruled that 12 of Alabama’s legislative districts are unconstitutional due to an improper use of race in their composition. More...

Bridges authors new state history; to speak at Historical Society meeting this Sunday

Alabama begins its bicentennial celebration this year. Alabama became a territory in 1817 and a state in 1819.  More...