June 29, 2006 RSS feed / News

New Salvation Army store opens in Jackson

If you are hunting a bargain, looking to volunteer or want to make a donation to the needy, Jackson now has a one-stop location where you can do all three. More...

Coffeeville to conduct first annual 'Summerfest' Saturday, July 1

The town of Coffeeville will conduct its first annual Summerfest, Saturday, July 1. More...

Mayor Long: Alcohol funds put to good use

One-year anniversary of legal alcohol sales in Jackson this Friday

As the first-year anniversary of legalized alcohol sales in Jackson approaches, Mayor Richard Long took the opportunity to point out a number of projects benefiting local schools and senior citizens, for which the revenues collected by the city have More...

Long-term recovery committee taking home repair applications

The Clarke County Long Term Recovery Committee (CCLTRC) will be accepting applications for home repair and restoration due to Hurricane Katrina. More...

WashCo may be eligible for more disaster relief dollars

In their June 26 meeting June 26, Judge John H. More...

McIntosh to host annual July 4th event

The town of McIntosh will host its sixth annual Fourth of July celebration Tuesday. More...

Clarke County Courthouse receives bomb threat

A bomb threat was called into the Clarke County Courthouse shortly after 8 o'clock Wednesday morning. The building was quickly evacuated and searched but no bomb was found. A suspect was picked up not long afterwards. More...

Jackson to conduct first fireworks display in six years

This Fourth of July, the city of Jackson will conduct its first fireworks display since New Years 2000. More...

Well-known Mobile businessman dies at farm near Gosport

Well-known Mobile businessman, civic leader and philanthropist Massey Palmer Bedsole Jr. died of an apparent heart attack Saturday at his Gosport farm on the Clarke-Monroe county line. He was 77. More...

County approves $6.9 million bond issue for north industrial park

Clarke County Commissioners approved the bond issuance of $6,905,000 for the North Clarke Industrial Park and Louisiana Pacific projects. More...

ADC chair asks for fake ballots investigation

The Associated Press reported last week that Dr. Joe Reed, chairman of the Alabama Democratic Conference, had sent a letter to Alabama Attorney General Troy King asking for an investigation of fraudulent ADC endorsement More...

Clarke BOE looks at changing school bus drivers' requirements

The Clarke County Board of Education will look at making changes in the policy concerning allowing certified personnel to drive school buses. More...

Two injured in wreck

Two Washington County residents were severely injured in an early morning wreck north of More...

Deer Park resident presents trip to the past with story about turpentine business

The last turpentine harvester in Alabama told how he, his father and his grandfather made their livings for decades by collecting resin from pine trees in Washington County. More...