May 1, 2008 RSS feed / News

Mathews cabin dedicated

The Mathews family cabin, which was moved to the grounds of the Clarke County Museum and restored last year, was officially dedicated with a special ceremony, April 27, during the monthly meeting of the Clarke County Historical Society. More...

Mailboxes being vandalized throughout country

Approximately 100 mailboxes throughout the county have been vandalized in the last two weeks, according to Vergil Chapman, chief deputy with the Clarke County Sheriff's Department. More...

Old CCHS library to become new technology training center

Officials with the Clarke County School System are working with an architect on renovating the old Clarke County High School library building for a new Technology Training Center. More...

Jackson Relay For Life 2008 conducted

The annual Jackson Relay For Life was conducted Friday, April 24 on the grounds of New Era Cap Company, with a number of teams participating. A total of eight teams had tents set up on the New Era lawn. More...

Fiddlers Convention winners named

Winners of this year's Old Time Fiddlers Convention in Frankville are as follows: Fiddling Contest First place - Clarence Carpenter Second place - Neil Wade Mandolin First place - Danny Peterson Second place - Tyler Biddux More...

WCPL librarian attends Legislative Day 2008

Washington County Public Library Director Jessica Ross was among hundreds of Alabama librarians who converged on the Alabama State House, April 8, to visit with their legislators. More...

Road closing reveals three-mile crime pocket

The Washington County Commission scheduled a public hearing for the closing of Manish Ryan Road in conjunction with its April 29 commission meeting. The road is located in the Charity Chapel Community. More...

Fulton raid nets drugs, halts bootlegging and results in 13 arrests

Thirteen suspects were arrested in an afternoon drug raid April 23 on a residence in Fulton. More...

Juveniles arrested for possession of alcohol

The Jackson Police Department reported the arrests of several juveniles Sunday, April 27, for illegally possessing alcohol. According to police reports, Sgt. More...

JFD joins observance of 'Arson Awareness Week'

The Jackson Fire Department is joining Gov. Bob Riley and the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) in the observation of Arson Awareness Week May 3-9. More...

Trail ride to benefit Cole Hicks planned for Saturday, May 17

A benefit trail ride for Cole Hicks, the son of Tiffany and Robert Hicks of Jackson, who nearly drowned more than a year ago, will be conducted at The Rocking B Ranch, owned by Tony and Rhonda Beck, Saturday, May 17. More...

FAWN Program 2008

Sixth graders from schools in Clarke and Washington counties participated in the annual Forest Awareness Week Now (FAWN) Program, conducted at the Upper Wildlife Sanctuary near Jackson, last week. More...

Judge says sewerage almost a reality

Developer of motel to build needed sewerage system for the facility

He compared it to a huge boulder at a cliff's edge and said, "We have pushed and pushed and we are about to give it that final push that will make it a landslide." That was the way Washington County Probate Judge Charles Singleton described the pr More...

Judge continues to stress over election woes

Washington County Probate Judge Charles Singleton reported he had been to Montgomery and spoken to many people at state level about the persistent problem in the registrar's office. More...

ECI announces contest winners

Exceptional Children Incorporation, based in Chatom, announced the following winners of several events which took place during the organization's recent Springtacular Celebration: Gumbo Cookoff Resturant Division: Jake's Family Resturant Business More...

McIntosh PD reports drug arrests

The McIntosh Police Department reported two arrests for illegal drug possession during the past week. J.C. More...