Year in Review
Rumors start of mega steel mill for south Alabama Lawanda Williams of Jackson was sentenced to six years and three months in prison and ordered to pay back the $267,377 she illegally received in FEMA funds in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Full Story
Jamie Wallace survived Millers Ferry tornado in this underground shelter.
There were retirements too. From left, Alabama Chief Justice Sue Bell Cobb attended the retirement of Judicial Assistant Shirley Robinson and Circuit Judge Harold Crow.
Year in Review
Several new county officials take oath of office Grove Hill natives David and Mary Mathews were among the mourners at the Washington D. C. state funeral of former President Gerald R. Ford on Jan. 2. Ford died at his home in California on Dec. Full Story
Leadership Clarke County applies for Rural Development grant
The 2007-2008 Leadership Clarke County class has applied for an $11,750 grant from Auburn University's Rural Development Initiative to help fund a countywide youth leadership rally in the spring. Full Story
Arrests made by Thomasville Police
The following arrests were made by the Thomasville Police Department: Martin Chamick Friddle, burglary, first degree (warrant) and burglary, first degree (warrant for Clarke County), Dec. 17. Full Story
Grants awarded for energy efficiency
Gov. Bob Riley has awarded $165,000 to improve energy efficiency and reduce utility costs at schools in 11 school systems. The 11 systems were each awarded $15,000 grants. Full Story
E-911 posts 4,461 calls for October
The following data was provided by the Clarke County E- 911: In September, there were 900 incoming calls and 222 outgoing calls. There were 1,500 administration incoming and 885 administration outgoing calls. Full Story
Several new county officials took office in January, including Sheriff Bobby Moore, left, who was sworn in by Judge Bill Kimbrough as his wife, Kathy, held the Bible.
Suspect arrested for check forgery
Ron Bagette, chief investigator with the Clarke County Sheriff's Department was working Christmas Day in Thomasville. "I noticed a subject in a burgundy Ford Explorer that looked a lot like a subject that we had warrants on," he said. Full Story