March 13, 2008 RSS feed / News

JETS assures Thomasville it can handle ambulance service

"You will not have to worry at any time about not having service," Tony Tilton, operations supervisor with Jackson Emergency Transport Service (JETS), told the Thomasville City Council Monday night. More...

Donation to park made

Evan Carden (right) recently presented a $500 donation to the Pine City Park Committee, on behalf of the Jackson Kiwanis Club, to be used for the purchase of some of the equipment for the new park. More...

Tidwell hopes to unseat Hunt as District 4 commissioner

The District 4 seat on the Clarke County Commission will be contested in the June 3 primary. Terri Tidwell of Gainestown announced at the County Democratic Executive Committee meeting last Thursday that she is a candidate for the office. More...

WashCo Solid Waste Authority in good shape

Washington County's Solid Waste Authority continues to operate on a sound financial basis under the leadership of chairman Allen Bailey. Bailey reported a $188,195.21 balance with all bills paid. More...

Sheriff warns against calls soliciting money

Washington County Sheriff Richard Stringer warns residents to be cautious if they receive a call from someone claiming to be taking donations on behalf of the Washington County Sheriff's Department. More...

Traffic signals to be upgraded

The traffic signals in Jackson will be upgraded thanks to the approval of an agreement between the city of Jackson and the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT), during the Tuesday, March 11, city council meeting. More...

Wilkins announces candidacy

Jamie Wilkins, of Jackson, has announced his candidacy for license commissioner in Clarke County. He will run on the Republican ticket. More...

Health care provider for inmates approved

The Clarke County Commission voted Tuesday to approve a contract with Southern Health Partners (SHP) of Chattanooga, Tenn. for providing health care management for inmates of the county jail. More...

Celebrating Dr. Seuss' birthday

Jackson Kiwanis Club member Jim Reid was one of several club members to help celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday and promote literacy, recently, by reading some of the famed children's author's works at Gillmore Elementary School. More...

WashCo Red Cross office experiencing difficulties

During the Monday, March 10 meeting of the Washington County Commission, Probate Judge Charles Singleton reported that "…..as of this morning, we have no full-time person in the Red Cross office. Shannon Davidson has resigned. More...

McIntosh men arrested for interfering with police

Two McIntosh men face multiple charges after they attempted to hinder police officers from doing their jobs. More...