June 19, 2008 RSS feed / News

Sheriff Moore finding it hard to keep deputies

Clarke County Sheriff Bobby Moore is concerned about the recent loss of deputies to the Grove Hill and Thomasville police departments. More...

AG warns of food stamp scam

Alabama Attorney General Troy King recently warned food stamp recipients and others never to give personal information to people who may call claiming to be from the Department of Human Resources. More...

Elmore qualifies for District 5 seat

Albert Elmore, of Frankville, has qualified as a candidate for the District 5 Washington County Commission seat left vacant by Willie Dixon, who was removed from office following felony convictions earlier this year. More...

UDC officers installed

These women were installed as officers for 2008-2010 of the Pvt. Gibeon Jefferson Sullivan Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy at the organization's annual meeting, June 7, at the St. Stephens Historical Museum. More...

MOWA Powwow begins today

The 29th annual MOWA Choctaw Powwow begins today (Thursday) and continues through Saturday at the MOWA Reservation located on Red Foxx Road, three miles from U.S. Highway 43 in Calvert. Admission is $5 each, with children age 5 and under free. More...

NRCS accepting applications

USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has announced a sign-up for the Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program (WHIP) and Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). Open in all Alabama counties, this batching period ends on June 20. More...

Four murder trials on Clarke court docket

Four murder cases are on a special jury docket set for next week in Clarke County Circuit Court along with a solicitation for murder case, several rape/sex cases and several drug cases. Byron D. Worthy, Arthur Yelder, Jamie S. More...

Thomasville Goody's store not on chopping block

The Goody's Family Clothing store in Thomasville is not among several slated for closing due to the filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection by the Knoxville, Tenn.-based private company. More...

Tilman Parnell resigns, moves on to new career

Dr. Tilman Parnell, who has performed almost every job a school system has to offer except principal, will now take on that job in Mississippi. More...

Applications available for CDEAP

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) recently announced that the application period for the fiscal year 2008 Commercial Equipment Direct Assistance Program (CEDAP) is now available. The grant program is offered through U.S. More...

WashCo BOE hires personnel for 2008-09 school year

At its June 17 meeting, the Washington County Board of Education made several personnel changes: Employed •Dr. More...

Helping kids catch the reading bug

The Washington County Public Library's Summer Reading Program is in full swing. Volunteers are an important part of the program's success. More...