February 28, 2008 RSS feed / News

Truck totaled

This pickup was totaled during a one-vehicle wreck that occurred on Walker Springs Road near Rabbit Creek Road, sometime between Friday night, Feb. 22 and Saturday morning, Feb. 23. More...

Donates to park

Jackson Rotary Club members Ted Van Iderstine (right) and Asberry Daffin (left) recently presented a $3,000 check on behalf of the club to Nancy McDonald, head of the Pine City Park Project. More...

Valentine's raise money for CAC

The annual Singing Valentine's program spread plenty of tunes of love across Clarke County on Feb. 14. The two groups of singers raised money to support the Regional Child Advocacy Center (CAC), located in Grove Hill. More...

Brent Sims serving tour of duty in Iraq

Pfc. Brent E. Sims is serving a 15-month tour of duty in Baghdad, Iraq with the 64th MP Company. Sims is a 2006 graduate of Thomasville High School and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Sims. More...

Adam Sims completes Air Force basic training

Airman Adam Sims has graduated from the Air Force Basic Military Training course in San Antonio, Texas. Sims completed the seven-week course, which consisted of military customs and procedures, self-aid and buddy care, and rifle training. More...

McIntosh Police report multiple drug arrests

The McIntosh Police Department reported a number of drug arrests between Feb. 19-22. Sharon D. Vallare, 46, of Jackson was arrested Feb. 19 following call from Greer's Supermarket. According to Capt. More...

Two injured in head-on crash on Forest Avenue

For the second time in two weeks injuries resulted from a head-on crash on Forest Avenue in Jackson. According to Police Chief Charles Burge, the crash occurred around 8:19 p.m., Feb. More...

Still no decision on health care services for Clarke County Jail

The Clarke County Commission again tabled plans for a new health care plan at the County Jail. More...

Chatom native named regional manager and senior VP for First United Security Bank

Jim Sheffield, a native of Chatom, has recently been hired as regional manager /senior vice president for First United Security Bank. More...

Municipalities approve pay raises for city officials

The Jackson City Council recently enacted an expense allowance and a cost of living raise for the next mayor and council members who take office Nov. 3. More...

Fashion show to support Ecuador mission trip

The public is invited to attend a free fashion show at the First United Methodist Church of Jackson Christian Life Center, Feb. 29 at 6:30 p.m. The show will feature fashions from seven local stores, modeled by 20 models from the church. More...

Officers receive breath test training

A number of Jackson Police officers and Clarke County deputies attended a training course in Jackson, Tuesday, Feb. 19, on the use of pulmonary breath testers. The class was conducted by Chuck Barber of the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences. More...

Flu causing problems across area

The flu season is taking its toll currently in Clarke County. It may not be a full-blown epidemic, but the influenza is causing discomfort for children and adults alike. Dr. Garrett Miller's office had to stop taking patients at 10 a.m. More...

Judge says poll workers need to make improvements

The Washington County Democratic Executive Committee (WCDEC) met Feb. 21 in the large courtroom at Chatom. Probate Judge Charles Singleton addressed problems with the Board of Registrars and with poll workers. More...

Citizens frustrated with impassable road

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When the Washington County Commission met Feb. More...