May 10, 2007 RSS feed / News

Federal funds to be used to improve U.S. 43 near new industrial park

The Clarke County Commission adopted a resolution Tuesday to use special federal dollars secured for industrial development for improvements at the Highway 43 entrance to the new South Industrial Park in Thomasville. More...

Checking out the big snake

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Children help create design for park

Top photo: John Dean of Leathers and Associates, the company chosen by the newly formed Pine City Park Committee to help with the design and construction details of the new park to be located on property near the New Era softball field, explain More...

He's Hooked

Keith Huggins caught this 8 lb. bass recently at a pond in Coffeeville. He is the son of Eddie and Sherry Huggins. More...

Jackson Relay For Life raises more than $75,000

The American Cancer Society's Relay For Life event of Jackson was conducted on the grounds of New Era Cap Company, Friday, May 4. This year's effort raised more than $75,000 for the fight against cancer. More...

WashCo Relay For Life is Friday

The public is invited to attend the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of Washington County this Friday, May 11, 6 p.m., at the Chatom Community Center. The event will include family oriented activities, entertainment and food. More...

Cattlemen meet with state legislators

Following a recent meeting of the Alabama Cattlemen's Association Board of Directors at the ACA building in Montgomery, cattlemen from around Alabama converged on the Alabama State House to meet with their legislators. More...

WashCo Circuit Court releases results in six criminal cases

The following are the results of criminal cases heard last week in the circuit court of Washington County: Kendyle Maro Cox, convicted of theft of property, received a 15-year suspended sentence, was placed on probation five years, ordered to serv More...

Alabama Rural Action Commission formed

Gov. Bob Riley met with members of the Alabama Rural Action Commission (ARAC) Tuesday, May 8, at the State Capitol to discuss the group's plans for improving the quality of life in Alabama's rural communities. More...

Jackson Municipal Court reports for April 26 & May 3

The following information has been provided by the Jackson Municipal Court for April 26 and May 3. Aubeary Jean Hendrix Lang, public intoxication, guilty; possession of drug paraphernalia, nol prossed/dismissed. More...

Fly-over nets field of marijuana plants off Dial Road in Walker Springs community

Over 100 marijuana plants were found in Clarke County Friday when the Alabama Bureau of Investigation's eradication team flew over the county. More...

Brother charged with sister's death following fatal wreck

A brother has been charged with wreckless murder following a one-vehicle accident that killed his sister on Chastang Hill east of Jackson Saturday. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail include: Alvin Jerome Adams, public intoxication, arrested by Thomasville Police Dept. Timothy Wayne Baugh, theft of property, second degree, arrested by the Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...

Wilcox pilgrimage scheduled for May 12

The Wilcox Historical Society will sponsor a tour of homes, churches, schools and other historic sites in Wilcox County on Saturday, May 12 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. More...

JMS sixth graders represent Clarke County in FAWN program

Sixth grade students from Jackson Middle School in Clarke County recently participated in the annual Forestry Awareness (FAWN) program conducted at the Lower Wildlife Sanctuary near Jackson last Thursday. More...

Three charged with making meth in McIntosh

Three men face charges for allegedly running a meth lab out of a residence in McIntosh. More...

Ciba presents awards to county's top science students

Ten high school seniors were recognized by Ciba Specialty Chemicals for their outstanding academic achievements in science. The students were presented with the awards at a special ceremony at Ciba's production site in McIntosh. More...

Sheriff's Department investigating theft of riding mower in Leroy

The Washington County Sheriff's Department is investigating the theft of a riding lawn mower from the home of a Leroy man in late April. More...

Historical marker dedicated at Fruitdale Union Chapel

For those who gathered at the Fruitdale Union Chapel on May 5, it was a time of coming home to a place so important to their growing up years; of reminiscing, remembering and expressing gratitude. More...

Special meeting planned in Chatom

There will be a meeting of concerned citizens at 7 p.m., May 15 at the courthouse in Chatom. More...