February 8, 2007 RSS feed / News

New Jackson business invites customers to get ‘all fired up’

If you have noticed lately in Jackson, an old building across the street from the Burger House, located at the corner of College Avenue and Highway 177 has been renovated to accommodate two businesses. More...

State veterinarian speaks at Clarke Cattlemen's Association meeting

Dr. Tony Frazier was appointed Alabama State Veterinarian in July 2001. Just three months later, on Sept. 11, terrorists struck the World Trade Towers in New York and the Pentagon in Washington. More...

Singing Valentines and special dinner to support area Child Advocacy Center

Singing Valentines can be ordered prior to Feb. 14 to help support the Advocacy Center. Singers will wear western costumes and perform western songs. More...

Feb. 12 last chance to get 'Citizen of the Year' tickets

Monday, Feb. 12, is the last chance to get tickets for the annual Citizen of the Year banquet honoring Jackson High School teacher, Audra Raybon. The banquet will be Feb. 15, 7 p.m., at the First Methodist Church in Jackson. More...

WashCo civil jury week begins Feb. 12

Civil jury week begins Monday, Feb. 12, in Circuit Court of Washington County. The docket is as follows: Judge Baxter Gloria J. Gollotte vs. Clarke- Washington Electric Membership Corp., general negligence: Alabama Electric Cooperative vs. More...

Leroy Fire Department to receive federal funds

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, recently announced that the Department of Homeland Security will release $31,505 for Leroy Volunteer Fire Department in Washington County. More...

Disposing of illegal alcohol

Millry Police Chief Larry Harkless (right) and Officer Mario Bivens were busy Monday afternoon disposing of several cases of illegal beer and a few bottles of illegal whiskey confiscated during traffic stops during 2006. More...

Learning to snack healthier

Students in Danielle Morton's Family Consumer Science class at Leroy High School are learning how to make healthier snacks for a better lifestyle. More...

WCPL to host book signing by Alabama Moon author Watt Key

Author of the recently published book Alabama Moon, Watt Key will do a reading and booksigning at Washington County Public Library on Thursday, February 15 from 4 to 6 p.m. More...

Community help sought for proposed city park

A local group of people are hoping to get the city and members of the Jackson community behind them in an effort to create a city park. More...

Fund-raiser for Relay For Life

The crew at Hometown Hospice in Jackson conducted a yard sale and bake sale to raise money for this year's Relay For Life. More...

Correction

In last week's story about local educator Alfred Donald being activated by the U.S. Army, it was incorrectly stated that his daughter Charisse Wimbley, is currently serving in the U.S. Navy and is involved with its nuclear engineering program. More...

Two die in wreck

Two men were killed and a teenage girl injured in a onevehicle accident south of Thomasville early Sunday morning. More...

New stove donated

Danielle Morton (second from left), Family Consumer Science teacher, at Leroy High School recently accepted a new Magic Chef range donated by Clarke-Mobile Counties Gas. More...

Wofford leaving WCHS for Baldwin County

For the second time in less than a year, a coach from Washington County is leaving for a job in the Baldwin County district. In March of 2005, Coach Scott Phelps left to go to Robertsdale. More...

Frankville Fire Department to honor longtime secretary

The Frankville Fire Department will host a special meeting Feb. 19, 7 p.m., to honor longtime secretary/treasurer Fay Elmore for her years of service to the department. More...

New Medicaid cards to be issued

In an effort to protect the privacy of thousands of Alabama Medicaid recipients, the Alabama Medicaid Agency has issued new identification numbers for all people on Medicaid. More...

WashCo Public Library hosts science tours

Public Library recently hosted several classroom field trip tours of the Ciba Science Center's "Astronomy- The Science of Space" exhibit. More...