February 22, 2007 RSS feed / News

Prostate cancer screenings offered

Gulf Coast Cancer Centers will hold a prostate cancer screening for the public at the Monroeville office, Southwest Alabama Community Cancer Center, on Thursday, March 1 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Gulf Coast Cancer Centers' physicians Dr. William C. More...

BUSINESS REVIEW

Slayton Brothers plans 50th anniversary celebration

Slayton Brothers, Inc., will be celebrating their 50th anniversary on Friday, March 2. The business was started by two brothers, Searcy and Pat Slayton. More...

Deadbeat dad arrested after eluding WashCo deputies for some time

A man sought by the Washington County Sheriff's Department for some time, because of failure to pay child support, was arrested at a Mobile motel last week. According to Washington County Sheriff's Capt. More...

WashCo Grand Jury says take power away from the detainees

A grand jury, which was convened last week in Washington County, returned 98 indictments, made numerous suggestions concerning maintenance of the courthouse and made a recommendation concerning the difference between civil and criminal cases. More...

Millry mobile home owners get extension on new requirement

The Millry Town Council took three actions Monday, Feb. 12. It voted to extend the deadline for mobile home owners to place skirts under their houses from Jan. More...

Author tells how experience helped him write new book

The Washington County Public Library (WCPL) hosted Mobile author Watt Key for a reading/book signing on Thursday, Feb. 15, for his recently published Alabama Moon. More...

JPD to host free seminar on protecting the elderly from fraud

The Jackson Police Department will host a free seminar, March 1, 2-4 p.m., at Jackson City Hall, in an effort to educate the public on fraud committed against senior citizens. More...

Grand jury hands down indictments

In addition to the indictments announced in last week's edition, the following indictments were also handed down by the Clarke County Grand Jury last week: Sharon McDole, theft of property, first degree. More...

Ribbon cuttings conducted

Members of the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce and Jackson City Council conducted ribbon cutting ceremonies at the new location of Wilson Real Estate (top photo) and the new All Fired Up business (bottom photo), Friday, Feb. 16. More...

Highway 43 wrecks result in injuries

Three people were recently injured in two different wrecks that occurred in the Wagarville area. According to Alabama State Troopers, the first crash occurred, Thursday, Feb. 15, around 7:30 a.m., on the northbound side of U.S. More...

Coon hunters converge on Wagarville

A treeing Walker catches some air in the raccoon treeing contest, which took place during the annual Clarke-Washington Coon Hunters Association's show to benefit St. Jude Children's Hospital. More...

Turners focus of historical society meeting

Edward P. Turner (left), a prominent Washington County attorney tells the Washington County Historical Society about his grandparents' influence on the history and politics of the county. More...

Grant to aid victims of domestic violence

Local law enforcement agencies, health care providers and domestic violence shelters are often the first places a domestic violence victim turns for help. More...