November 9, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Roy Moore to speak at WS Baptist Church

Just days before the Republican primary runoff, U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore spoke at the Grove Hill Baptist Church. The event was billed as non-political despite the upcoming runoff.  More...

Alabama coloring book features all 67 counties

Available at Clarke County Museum bookstore

“Amazing Alabama: A Coloring Book Journey Through Our 67 Counties” is a delightful, one-of-a-kind coloring book whose publication coincides with two significant bicentennial celebrations: the 2017 anniversary of Alabama becoming a territo More...

Veterans Day Parade to be held in Jackson

For the first time in several years, a parade will take place in Jackson as part of its Veteran’s Day celebration.  The Jackson VFW Post 5355 is asking everyone to show their support and patriotism for the Saturday, Nov. More...

Gov. Kay Ivey leads in campaign fundraising

Gov. Kay Ivey leads in fundraising for next year’s gubernatorial campaign.  She raised about $521,000 in October, bringing the total to $1.8 million. Ivey has spent about $147,000 and has $1.6 million on hand.  More...

Nominations sought for Child Advocacy’s Eddie Slayton Award

In recognition of a life dedicated to serving others especially the children of Clarke, Washington and Choctaw counties, the Regional Child Advocacy Center, Inc. More...

Jackson Fall Festival

Good crowd turns out for Saturday, Nov. 4 event

Several competitors came for the annual Lumberjack Competition. More...

Huckabee-Gwin to marry Nov. 11 in Vance

Destiny Lynn Huckabee and William Nathan Gwin will exchange marriage vows Saturday, Nov. 11 at 3:30 p.m. at Flagstone Farms in Vance.  Miss Huckabee is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Huckabee of Arlington.  Mr. Gwin is the son of Mr. More...

Commercial Paddlefish season proposed for 2018

Qualified holders of an Alabama Commercial Freshwater Fishing License for fiscal year 2016-17 are eligible to participate in a drawing for an Alabama River Paddlefish Management Area Commercial Paddlefish Harvester Permit for the 2018 paddlefish harv More...

Business Partnership Rally set Nov. 15

Clarke County Commissioner Rhondel Rhone in conjunction with Southwest Alabama Partnership for Training and Employment (SWAPTE) invites business and industry leaders to the inaugural Business Partnership Rally at the Jackson Career Center, 3090 Hwy. More...

WINS AT STATE

Clarke County’s Laura Grace Wilson won Commercial Division Grand Champion Heifer at the Alabama National Fair Montgomery District Dairy Show Oct. 31 in Montgomery. She also won the Commercial Division Junior Champion Heifer. More...

New program seeks to bring healthy foods to underserved areas

A new public-private partnership aims to bring fresh food retailers to underserved areas of Alabama.  The Healthy Food Financing Program is administered through the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) and will disperse $ More...

Free admittance to Alabama State Parks for veterans

To show appreciation for their service, Alabama State Parks is implementing a new program that provides veterans with free admission to any state park, park facility or day use area that charges an entrance fee – including boat ramps and the Gu More...

Walker makes Provost’s List at Troy University

Presley Walker of Dickinson has been named to the Provost’s List at Troy University for Term 1 of the 2017/2018 academic year.  The Provost’s List honors full-time undergraduate students who are registered for 12 semester hours and w More...