Boise retains listing with New York Stock Exchange

Boise Inc. (NYSE: BZ), a leading manufacturer of packaging products and papers, announced recently that it received notice from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) that the company’s 30-day average share price met the requirements to restore compliance with the $1.00 minimum share price requirement for NYSE continued listing standards. On June 3, Boise Inc.’s common stock closed at $2.47 […]

Ring the bell, please

Blow, former PHJC dean, to be interim ASCC prez

Interim Chancellor Joan Davis announced Friday that she has tapped Dr. William O. Blow of Prattville to serve as interim president of Alabama Southern Community College. “Dr. Blow graciously agreed to come out of retirement as a longtime education administrator to lead Alabama Southern upon the retirement of the current president, Dr. John Johnson, at the end of this month,” […]

County pays $60,000 annually for solid waste compliance contract and over $69,000 for uncollectible solid waste bills

Health dept. rep says he works to keep participation in the system up

The Clarke County Commission approved a three-year contract with the local Department of Public Health Tuesday to enforce participation in the solid waste program. The cost is $60,000 a year. At the same meeting, commissioners agreed to pay over $69,000 in uncollectible or bad debts for the solid waste program for a quarter. Allied Waste billed the county for $184,341 […]

Area churches have busy schedules

Chance & Scyrene

The Chance Baptist Church will observe their pastor’s Annual Appreciation Day Sunday, June 14. Morning worship service begins at 11:30 a.m. with the message being delivered by Rev. Mack Wright. The afternoon service will begin at 1:45 p.m. with the sermon being delivered by Rev. Johnnie Lynum. Rev. Charley L. Marshall is the pastor. This Saturday, members of Mt. Sinai […]

By Samantha Weaver

• It was British fantasy writer Terry Pratchett who made the following sage observation: “The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.” • In ancient Egypt, cats were held in such high esteem that the penalty for killing one was death. • The next […]

Health Dept. conducts survey

The Alabama Department of Public Health is asking that families with children or youth complete an online survey concerning health and health care services. The anonymous survey is being conducted in June and should take about 15 minutes to complete. To take the survey, please go to the Maternal and Child Health Web site at www.adph.org/MCH and click on “Survey […]

Assistance for livestock loss

According to Wyatt Hendry, Executive Director for USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Clarke and Washington Counties, livestock producers who incurred eligible livestock death losses due to adverse weather events on or after January 1, 2008, and before October 1, 2011, should begin gathering related loss documentation in accordance with FSA’s Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP) provisions. “Losses because of adverse […]

Martin celebrates 94th b’day

Fred Martin celebrated his 94th birthday Saturday, May 23 with a small group of relatives and friends at his Mount Zion residence in Grove Hill. He was cheerful and thankful to be at such a monumental age. His travels have taken him to many places in the USA, even as far as Seattle, WA but not for long. His love […]

Memory/ Honor Tree ordered for CCHS

The Spanish Club at Clarke County High School has ordered the Memory/Honor Tree. The deposit has been sent and now the club needs the help of the community. Brass leaves on the tree can be engraved with three lines of no more than 30 letters and spaces per line. The donation is $100 per leaf. Think about former graduates to […]