February 23, 2017 RSS feed / News

Three-cent sales tax could open the door for road projects

It didn’t take long to convince members of the Washington County Commission to offer their backing of a 3-cent statewide sales tax during their Monday meeting.  More...

CCHS meeting will focus on McFadden family

In recognition of February being Black History Month, the Clarke County Historical Society will meet at the A. L. Martin Historical Museum in Thomasville Sunday, Feb. 26.  More...

Strange But True

* It was world-renowned American photographer Ansel Adams who made the following sage observation: “It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.”  * You might be surprised to learn that the blood More...

Washington County Public Lake reopens for 2017 fishing season

February marks the beginning of the fishing season schedule and the reopening of Washington County Public Fishing Lake.  The lake is noted for its quality fishing for bream, largemouth bass, channel catfish and crappie.  More...

NWTF banquet is set for March 3

The Clarke County Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will host its annual banquet Friday, March 3. The event, which begins at 6 p.m., will feature a silent and live auction. The organization will also award its annual scholarships. More...

WC Commission receives update on Five Points Sewer project

The Five Points Sewer project in McIntosh is coming to a close. More...

Moments in Time

* On Feb. 26, 1919, the Grand Canyon is established as a national park. American geologist John Wesley Powell, who popularized the term “Grand Canyon” in the 1870s, was the first person to travel the entire length of the gorge in 1869. More...

2017 Severe Weather Sales Tax Holiday begins Friday, Feb. 24

Beginning at 12:01 a.m. Friday, Feb. 24, and ending at midnight on Sunday, Feb. More...

Cooking up a winner

The Clarke County Cattleman’s Association recently held its annual Beef Cookoff at Jackson High School. More...