Sheriff seeks help for needy during Christmas holidays

    Sheriff Bobby Moore is soliciting toys and other donations to help provide Christmas gifts for needy children and families. Full Story

Helpful Tips

    • Line a measuring cup with a plastic sandwich bag or plastic wrap to keep it clean between uses if you know you will be using it for multiple ingredients. Full Story

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Coffeeville First Baptist Church's float. 042p1_xlg.jpg

C-M Gas gives groups office space

    Board members of Clarke- Mobile Counties Gas District voted in favor of donating office space in the new Grove Hill office to Clarke County Development Foundation and Twin Rivers Economic Development Partnership. Full Story

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Gardening With Dora

A camellia by any other name would smell as sweet

    There are three main species of camellias and it all gets a little confusing. The one that has been blooming for a while now is the Camellia sasanqua. Full Story

Jackson gets $100,000 check from C-M Gas

    During his report to the Jackson City Council Tuesday, Mayor Richard Long said the city had received a $100,000 check form Clarke Mobile Gas Counties District. "This represents the first major revenue given to the city since 2000," he said. Full Story

County petitioned for support of wood pellet plant

    Jackson Mayor Richard Long asked the Clarke County Commission Monday to contribute approximately $250,000 in a project to bring a mill prospect (New Gas Concepts (NGC), Inc.) to the city's Industrial Park. Full Story

Construction project at Service Park closes campground briefly

    As a result of ongoing construction projects within Service Park Campground located near Coffeeville, the campground is scheduled to be closed for more extensive electrical upgrades on Dec. 10. The campground will re-open on Feb. 1, 2008. Full Story

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From left: Julia Cumlander, assistant librarian; Charity Brunson, bookkeeper; Levon Hicks, town councilman; Jim Herod, board member; Besty West, library director; Helen Hicks, board member; Jean Daphne, board president; Pat Williams, board member; and Marion "Bumpy" Bumpers, board member; at Sunday's dedication of the O'Melia Family Room addition. Photos by Barry H. Hendrix 029p1_xlg.jpg