Dog-attacking fox in Jackson said rabid

A fox attacked two dogs in Jackson Thursday, Oct. 25. Animal Control Officer Lee Hutto submitted the animal to the Alabama Department of Public Health Mobile Branch Laboratory for testing. The laboratory provided confirmation on Friday, Oct. 26 that the fox tested positive for rabies. Rabies is a serious disease that is fatal if treatment is not received. Vaccination of […]


The children of Freddie Simpson – Terry (Ann) Simpson, Jan Lambard, Cheryl “Da Da” (Steve) Moseley, Shann (Craig) Hare – would like to express our deep heartfelt appreciation to all the churches and individuals for their prayers, visits, phone calls, flowers, cards, food and all other acts of kindness shown to us during our dad’s long battle with cancer that […]

Log truck overturns near Fulton church

Tombigbee Action Commission kicks off Nov. 6 in Camden

The kickoff of the Tombigbee Action Commission is set for 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6 in Camden. The meeting is open to the public and will take place in the auditorium of the Camden School of Arts and Technology located at 303 Broad Street. This is part of Gov. Bob Riley’s new statewide initiative aimed at improving the quality […]

Clarke County HIPPY program trains new parent educators

State Reps. Marc Keahey and Thomas Jackson were present Oct. 24 to give Parent Educators with the HIPPY Clarke County program an official “send-off” for their first home visits. The Parent Educators spent the day in training with HIPPY Coordinator, Jane Sellers, preparing for their home visits. The Parent Educators also received extensive training with HIPPY USA trainer, Gail Jones, […]

‘Ghost Walk’ offers cute costumes, creepy tales, family fun

Bookings through county jail for past two weeks detailed

Nineteen arrests were reported from the Clarke County Jail over the past week. Those arrested include: Roderick Deon Allen, DUI (driving under the influence), arrested by Thomasville Police Dept. Rock Maurice Canton, domestic violence, third degree, arrested by Thomasville Police Dept. Evelyn Yvette Dixon, leaving the scene of an accident, DUI, arrested by Thomasville Police Dept. Robert Kyle Harding, DUI, […]

Coffeeville Trunk or Treat Fun

TPD arrests one on escape charge

Arrests listed from the Thomasville Police Department for the week of Oct. 22-28 include: Anthony Ray Lanier, probation violation, warrant for the State of Alabama, escape, third degree, disorderly conduct, giving false information to a police officer, arrested Oct. 24. Cardell Hickenbottom, failure to appear on carrying pistol without a permit for Clarke County, failure to appear on speeding for […]

Commissioners seek $25,000 grant

The Clarke County Commission approved a resolution Tuesday to apply for a $25,000 law enforcement grant from ADECA (the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs). The approval was given during a quickly-called special meeting. If the county receives the grant, the funding will be used to purchase fiber optic line to link the Sheriff’s Department with E-911, said County […]