September 23, 2004 RSS feed / News

Complaints of price gouging circulating around Clarke County

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County’s newspapers forced to relocate

The South Alabamian and the other newspapers in the county all had to relocate their offices due to power outages in order to publish newspapers this week. More...

Fire alert, fire safety urged for residents of Alabama

Seventeen counties in southwest Alabama have been placed under a fire alert by officials with the Alabama Forestry Commission. More...

Local utilities working hard to restore electricity

Clarke-Washington Electric Membership Corporation crews are working diligently to restore power to its members following the devastation left behind by Hurricane Ivan. More...

Fire Prevention Week scheduled for Oct. 3-9

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Local residents share stories about roughing it through Ivan

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Washington County stands up to Ivan

Hurricane Ivan showed no partiality when it came through Washington County. More...

Walk-to-Cure Lou Gerhig’s Disease benefit for Kevin Lyles, Sept. 25

There will be a Walk-to-Cure Lou Gerhig More...

WashCo Commission requests tax abatement for proposed new construction at local sweetener plant

The Washington County Commission voted Sept. 13 to approve a request for a tax abatement submitted by representatives of Linde Gas. More...

Clarke Co. schools back in business

Plans are for Clarke County public school students to resume classes today (Thursday). They have been out since last Tuesday afternoon due to Hurricane Ivan. More...

Free ice and water given away

Victims of Hurricane Ivan in the Jackson area were given free ice, water and ready-to-eat meals by members of the Alabama National Guard at Fort Guy French, beginning Saturday morning. The free supplies were part of the state and federal governments More...

House a total loss

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Generators a hot item since Thursday

Generators were in hot demand right before and after Hurricane Ivan hit. More...

Juveniles caught looting in Jackson

Chief Charles Burge warns against use of unauthorized vehicles on city streets

Two juveniles have been arrested in Jackson for looting after Hurricane Ivan. More...

FEMA releases disaster recovery guidelines

Steps to take after the disaster The following are the first steps you need to take to recover from the recent disaster and a brief explanation of the federal government More...

Congressman Bonner lends a hand

U.S. Congressman Jo Bonner was in Clarke County Tuesday to talk with local officials about the disaster relief efforts there. More...

Local merchant offers free hookups for freezer owners still without power

Marks Electric in Jackson is offering assistance to home owners who are still without power, but want to keep their freezer More...

Grove Hill officers pull double duty during storm

Grove Hill police officers pulled double duty during and after Hurricane Ivan. Before the storm they were out warning residents in unsafe homes to seek shelter and remained on duty throughout the storm. More...

Baptist Association hosts ‘Christmas in September’

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Woman severely injured when run over by truck

A Thomasville woman was severely injured when she was run over by a tractor-trailer rig in the Jackson Pic N More...

Teens arrested for breaking into JMS vending machines

Three Jackson teenagers were arrested in the early morning hours Wednesday and face multiple charges for allegedly breaking into two vending machines located behind Jackson Middle School. More...

Baby born during storm named after Hurricane Ivan

The South Alabamian "She was the eye of my storm," laughed Vivian Burroughs as she talked about giving birth to her daughter Ivana, while Hurricane Ivan raged. More...

Football games rescheduled due to Ivan

The Alabama High School Athletic Association has rescheduled, due to the damage and destruction from Hurricane Ivan, the games from week four of the football season to what would normally be the 10th week. More...

GH water system back to normal

Grove Hill%27s water supply is back to normal according to water system operator Edd Stifflemire. More...