March 15, 2018 RSS feed / Community

Alabama’s jobless rate now 3.7%; Clarke’s still second highest at 8.1%

Gov. Kay Ivey announced Monday that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted January unemployment rate is 3.7%, down from December 2017’s revised rate of 3.8%, and well below January 2017’s rate of 5.5%. More...

Former Thomasville resident pens book for autistic children

Creative expression has always brought solace to Autumn Mott Calvert. Since early childhood, she sang and played guitar at community events and singings with her grandfather, Laverne Mott. More...

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Losing friends and making new ones

If we live long enough, we’ll eventually get to the age where we start losing people around us. Friends, neighbors and relatives succumb to serious illness, and our lives will never be the same. We end up going to more and more funerals. More...

Commissioners hear problems of dogs and cats

A woman who lives near the Jackson municipal airport attended the Clarke County Commission meeting Tuesday to complain about stray dogs and cats in her neighborhood.  Linda Smith said she had asked several weeks ago to be put on the agenda to sp More...

Legion Auxiliary names Girls State representatives

In cooperation with Clarke County High School and Clarke Preparatory School counselors and teachers, the Grove Hill American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 116, recently selected the 2018 Girls State Representatives.  More...