Wrongful death trial gets started

“Who is responsible for the death of Terry Cheeseboro?” asked Kevin Clark, one of the defense lawyers in a wrongful death civil suit that started in Clarke County Circuit Court Tuesday. Lawyers for Ingrid Watson, the girlfriend of Cheeseboro, a Packards Bend resident, and mother of their two minor children, contend that Liberty Mutual Insurance is responsible for his death […]

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Alabamians to help decide presidential nominees Tuesday

The presidential preference primary will be held Feb. 5 in Alabama. It will be the first Alabama primary in decades where voters’ choices may have an impact on the eventual party nominees. “Usually it’s pretty well decided by the time we vote on it in the primaries,” said attorney Lee B. Williams of Grove Hill, Democratic Party chairman for Clarke […]

Parker seeks full term on county school board

Marty Parker of Grove Hill, a member of the Clarke County Board of Education, has announced that he will seek a full elected term to the board this year. Parker will be running as a Democrat in the June 3 primary for the District 1 seat, representing the Grove Hill area. He was appointed to a vacancy on the board […]

Chancellor Byrne touts two-year system’s training as playing big role in Alabama’s growing economy

Byrne "We love our children and we want them real near us," said Bradley Byrne, chancellor of the two-year college system in Alabama. "…We don’t want our children to have to go off somewhere 150 to 200 miles away to get a decent job." Byrne spoke Jan. 24 at the Parents Night job fair held at Jackson High School. Area […]

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Four suspects face charges for drugs and stolen guns

Four people were arrested during two separate raids on a residence in the Depot area of Jackson Jan. 18 and 25. Terrance Washington, Millicent White, Michael Allen White and Lorian Manuel, all face drug possession charges and Washington may face additional charges stemming from possession of several guns believed to be stolen from the Jackson Pawn Shop in 2006. According […]

Coffeeville youngsters honor MLK

T’ville council approves bid for renovation of fire station

A second round of bidding for work at Thomasville’s fire station No. 2 has met with council approval. The city has been working for many months to expand the fire station located at the corner of Old Hwy. 5 and Joe Davis Industrial Blvd. Plans call for improvements to the station and an added fire truck bay, bringing the number […]

Chamber learns about pandemic flu threat