March 6, 2008 RSS feed / News

GOP chair: 'Clarke still tough county to win'

"(Clarke County) is still a tough county for Republicans to win in," said Edmon McKinley, chairman of the county Republican Party. He spoke Feb. 28 at a meeting of county GOP committee in the county courthouse. More...

Retired circuit judge undergoes heart surgery

Retired Circuit Judge Harold Crow is recovering after suffering a heart attack and having surgery in a Tuscaloosa hospital. More...

Signs of spring

These beautiful tulips were in full bloom Monday at the College Avenue, Jackson, home of Kenneth Stewart giving a hint of the coming spring season. Stewart's mother, Mrs. More...

USDA accepting applications for crop, feed and livestock losses

"The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that eligible farmers and ranchers who suffered livestock, livestock feed and crop losses occurring before Dec. More...

Daylight-saving time provides important home safety reminder to replace aging smoke alarms

With the beginning of daylight saving time and the "spring forward" time change on March 9, many people will change the batteries in their smoke alarms, along with setting their clocks ahead one hour. More...

Qualifying opens for June primary

The Washington County Democratic Party began qualifying candidates to run for local office on the Democratic Ticket in the June 3 Democratic primary Wednesday, March 5, in Chatom. The qualifying period will end on Friday, April 4, at 5 p.m. More...

Area goat producers to meet in Butler Saturday

The Goat Producers organizational meeting for this area of the state will be conducted Saturday, March 8, 10 a.m. at the Choctaw County Community Development Center, formerly East Choctaw School, located at 25225 Alabama Highway 10, east of Butler. More...

Toddtown raids result in several drug arrests

Two search warrants were executed by local law enforcement in the Toddtown community Friday, Feb. 29. More...

Clarke BOE accepts $62,419 bid for CCHS baseball/softball bleachers

The Clarke County Board of Education last Thursday approved the lone $62,419 bid for aluminum seating for the new Clarke County High School baseball and softball fields. More...

Jackson BMAC swimmers compete in Nashville

Baldwin Mobile Aquatic Club (BMAC) swimmers competed in the Southeastern Short Course Championship Feb. 21-24 at the Centennial Sports Plex in Nashville, Tenn. More...

Grove Hill moves forward with beautification project

The Grove Hill Town Council gave its endorsement Monday night to "Extreme Makeover, Grove Hill Edition," a campaign to beautify the community. More...

Plans continue for rural sewerage system

The interested parties for the McIntosh area sewerage system met Feb. 26 at McIntosh City Hall. More...

Bailey bags first

Rachael Bailey killed her first buck during hunting season. She shot the deer with her auntie's .270 rifle while hunting with her Uncle Jesse in Wagarville. She is the daughter of Joe Bailey of Wagarville and the late Jennifer Bailey. More...

Attends Endowed Scholarship Luncheon

University of Mobile sophomore Catherine Odom of St. Stephens, a music major, recently attended UM's annual Endowed Scholarship Luncheon. More...