May 8, 2008 RSS feed / News

Mailbox vandals caught

An 18 year old from Grove Hill and a 17-year-old juvenile were arrested May 1 for a two-week vandalism spree in Clarke County. More...

Wife charged with stabbing husband

A domestic dispute in the 700 block of Cemetery Road in Jackson, Tuesday, May 6, led to the stabbing of a Jackson man, according to Jackson Police Inv. Richard Harvey. More...

Clarke County mayors meet in Jackson for 'Celebrity Roast'

A "Celebrity Roast" of all the mayors of Clarke County drew abundant laughter from those attending the event at the H.W. Pearce Jr. Memorial Park Assembly House in Jackson, Saturday, May 3. More...

Area students receive scholarships at ASCC dinner

Alabama Southern Community College (ASCC) conducted a dinner Monday, April 28, at its Thomasville campus to honor high school and current ASCC students who have received Advanced Technology Scholarships through the college's alliance with area indu More...

Black Belt Housing Initiative offers affordable homes for Katrina victims

On Friday, May 2, families devastated by Hurricane Katrina in Choctaw, Greene, Hale, Sumter and Washington counties received the keys to their dreams as United Ways of Alabama, HERO (Hale Empowerment and Revitalization Organization) Housing Resourc More...

New Life Fellowship expanding

New Life Fellowship Church, located on Highway 56 in Chatom across from the Deer Field Golf Course, is undergoing an expansion project. More...

Alvin Williams takes over as New Era plant manager

For several months there's been a new face at New Era Cap Company in Jackson. Alvin Williams, former plant manager of the Demopolis plant, recently took over as the plant manager of the Jackson facility. More...

Scrabble champs

Shade Weaver (left) and Andrew Wade (right), fourth graders at Jackson Intermediate School, recently attended the annual Scrabble Championship at the University of West Alabama in Livingston where they placed 6th. More...

Correction

Joel Marvin Thompson was not one of those arrested during a drug bust in Fulton as reported last week. Thompson was already in the Clarke County Jail on another charge, and his arrest had no connection to the drug bust. More...

TV news anchor Eric Reynolds to visit Jackson High School

Eric Reynolds co-anchor of Fox 10 Morning News in Mobile, will visit Jackson High School to speak to the "Messengers," a mentored group of young male students in the school. More...

ADECA rep. explains grant options for rural sewerage

in McIntosh, Monday, May 5, several local officials from Washington and north Mobile counties learned what may be available for a rural sewerage system to be put into place. More...

Disaster drill conducted

The Leroy Fire Department, in coordination with the Washington County Emergency Management Agency (EMA), conducted a realistic disaster/fire drill at Leroy High School Tuesday, May 6. Also participating were the St. More...

WashCo Relay For Life raises money to fight cancer

Eleven teams were on hand Friday, May 2, at the Chatom Community Center to help raise money for the American Cancer Society's fight against cancer. The event was hosted by Washington County's Relay For Life. More...