May 27, 2004 RSS feed / News

‘Junteenth’ planning under way

The Clarke County Branch-NAACP meets every second Sunday of the month at its Grove Hill office, 261 Carter Drive. The next scheduled meeting is Sunday, June 13, at 5 p.m. More...

Water plant producing 2 million gallons per day

During Tuesday More...

Leroy High School hosts Farm Day 2004

Leroy High School hosted Farm Day 2004 April 30, for children and the public alike. Those participating got the opportunity to interact with farm animals and look at some of the equipment used for farming. More...

State DHR commissioner visits

Alabama Department of Human Resources (DHR) Commissioner Dr. Page B. Walley (right) recently visited the Clarke County DHR office to discuss changes taking place within the department and to hear feedback from employees. More...

Contractor penalties may offset extra costs of Old Lock 1 Road project

Although the Old Lock 1 Road project may cost an additional $100,000 to $120,000, the overruns may even out because of penalities being charged against the contractor for not completing the project on time, County Engineer Sam Noble told Clarke Count More...

Washington County Sheriff’s Report

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Police nab suspected rapist

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The South Alabamian

"I love it when a plan comes together," said Fulton Police Chief Larry Hicks after area lawmen spent a few hours Thursday morning successfully hunting and capturing a man charged with rape who had escaped before being arrested earlier that More...

Town of McIntosh appoints consultant

The town of McIntosh has appointed Joe Rytlewski, retiree of Olin Corporation and former plant manager of the McIntosh site, as town consultant. He will assist the mayor More...

By Frank Harwell

SA Correspondent

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‘Brown Bag Books’ to start June 1 at JMS

"Brown Bag Books" will begin on Tuesday, June 1 at Jackson Middle School. More...

Alabama food prices climb higher in May

Higher prices for meat and poultry fueled a 2.8 percent increase in Alabama grocery bills this month, according to the Alabama Farmers Federation More...

Gamble to play in Poland

Former Jackson High School and current University of Alabama basketball player Natasha Gamble will be playing for the national Athletes In Action basketball team in Poland this summer. More...

Revolutionary re-enactors taking part in grave-marking ceremony Sunday, May 30

Clarke County Historical Society

The Clarke County Historical Society will begin its May meeting 30 minutes early Sunday, May 30, because of an extended business and program agenda. More...

TEUC not renewed by Congress; Alabama claims over $157 million

The U.S. Senate last week narrowly defeated an amendment that would have again renewed the Temporary Extended Unemployment Compensation (TEUC) program. More...

Hank Williams tribute marks its 25th year

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The South Alabamian

The music of Hank Williams has survived changing times because it has not changed. More...

DCP Program sign-up deadline nears

Missed deadline could mean late fees or missed benefits

The clock is running down for producers who have not yet signed up for the 2004 Direct and Counter-cyclical Payment Program, USDA More...

Primary elections are Tuesday, June 1

The Democratic and Republican June 1 primary ballots are filled with dozens of names, but unless you are an avid member of either party who cares about who gets to go to the presidential conventions, there More...

Boys & Girls Club begins summer sessions; donations are needed

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Jackson Boys & Girls Club

The Jackson Boys & Girls Club will begin its second summer session on June 1 and conclude Aug. 2. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s Report

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WashCo Child Support Task Force meets

Members of the Washington County Child Support Task Force held a luncheon meeting on May 12th at Deerfield Golf Course. More...

WashCo Commission votes on financial expenditures in county

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Juvenile arrested after placing prank telephone call to JPD

The following activities took place during the week of May 17 - 23:
Incidents

On May 17, a 15-year-old male juvenile of Jackson was arrested for reporting a false incident. More...

Boaters urged to practice safety this Memorial Day weekend

During the Memorial Day weekend, an increased number of boaters are expected to take to the water. More...

New troop members awarded badges

Boy Scout Troop 55, Jackson, recently conducted a Court of Honor to award Boy Scout badges to three new troop members. More...