April 5, 2007 RSS feed / News

More than 60 cases settled in Clarke County criminal court

More than 60 criminal cases were settled in Clarke County Circuit Court with Judge Stuart DuBose on the bench March 19 and 20 The cases settled on those days include: Walker Barnes, DUI, guilty plea, $600 fine; switched tag, dismissed; driving on More...

Spring cleanup is April 21-28

The Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring its annual Spring Clean-Up. The anti-litter campaign will take place April 21-28. More...

Mercedes the Cat' turns 19

Susan and Tim Guy's cat, Mercedes, turned 19 years old on April 4, 2007. The Guys are Jackson residents but are currently in Houston, Texas. They celebrated their little princess' birthday with an "over the hill" party. More...

Rep. Bonner: 'We must find alternative fuels'

U.S. Congressman Jo Bonner made several stops in Washington County, Monday, and discussed local and national issues with constituents. More...

Chatom approves sale of bonds to assist AEC

At a meeting on March 29, the Industrial Development Board of the town of Chatom issued Resolution No. More...

WashCo Sheriff's road blocks result in arrests

Two roadblocks conducted by the Washington County Sheriff's Department, Friday, March 30, resulted in a large number of tickets and several arrests. More...

More than 550 used FEMA trailers coming to Alabama

At least 550 mobile homes and travel trailers used to aid Hurricane Katrina victims are being distributed to public agencies and nonprofit organizations across Alabama. More...

Murder trials on Clarke County court schedule

Criminal jury term will begin in Clarke County Circuit Court Monday, April 9. There are two murder cases and two attempted murder cases scheduled for trial. Nathan Lee Chapman is charged with the murder of Kelvin Foster. More...

Dramatic military history of Jackson native

Frequently, while researching material to write about, it will lead me to another topic. Such is the case this week. In my last column I did a profile on John S. More...

Street closing

College Avenue, between the intersections of Rose and Church streets, will be closed Wednesday, April 11, from 8 a.m. to noon. During those hours drivers will have to detour around that portion of College Avenue using other streets. More...

Jackson Academy conducts Miss Eagle Pride 2007 Pageant

Jackson Academy recently conducted their Miss Eagle Pride pageant. Winners in five categories were announced. More...

Charity Chapel residents raise stink about landfill

More than 60 people gathered at the Charity Chapel Fire House Monday night, April 2 to begin efforts to derail the Regional Subtitle D Sanitary Landfill, which the Washington County Commission has approved and entered into contract with Advanced Dis More...

Wagarville native dies in wreck

Anative of Wagarville lost his life in a motorcycle wreck in Prichard, Friday around 9:30 p.m. According to a report in the Mobile Register, the one-vehicle wreck occurred on Kushla McLeod Road near the intersection of U.S. More...

Collect tabs for Ronald McDonald House

Executive Director of the Ronald McDonald House, Al Tenhundfeld, picked up 16-1/2 gallons of coke tabs from Leroy High School on Friday, March 23. More...

Commission work session focuses on Katrina housing replacement

A quorum of Washington County commissioners and Probate Judge Charles Singleton met with Janey Galbraith, their grants writer, and Rob Grant of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) on Tuesday, April 3, to go over and refi More...

Fiddler's convention is April 21

The 30th Annual "Old-Time Fiddler's Convention" at Frankville is scheduled for Saturday, April 21, 5:30 p.m. The family-oriented event is sponsored by W.N. Reynolds Lodge No. 900 F. & A. M. The public is cordially invited to attend. More...