July 24, 2008 RSS feed / News

Volunteers needed

All volunteers are welcome to help with the construction of the Pine City Park playground, which will begin Sept. 10. For more information about participating, contact Nancy Mc-Donald at 246-4311 or 589- 2813. More...

Masons honored for 60 years of service

Santa Fe Lodge No. 226 (est. 1855) recognized two of its members, Monday, July 21, with the presentation of 60-year pins. Honored were Bro. Philip Golden English Jr. (top photo, left) and Bro. Howard Maybon Armistead (bottom photo, left). More...

Ribbon cut at new Harvey's

A ribbon cutting ceremony was conducted, Thursday, July 17, at the new location of Harvey's Home Furnishings, 4545 North College Avenue, Jackson. More...

Holly completes nonprofit leadership program

LaShaunda Holly, executive director of the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce, recently completed her third year at Institute for Organization Management (Institute), an intensive week-long nonprofit leadership training program conducted at the Unive More...

Preserving history

The old Sunflower post office, located on U.S. Highway 43, is getting a facelift thanks to the efforts of David Turner (left), owner of Southern Fried Construction, and his crew, Chris Gardener (center) and Chris Carney (right). More...

Citizen pins commission down about license inspector

A Clarke County citizen asked county commissioners Monday why they aren't following the law by employing a license inspector and collecting license fees for all manufactured homes (mobile homes) in the county. More...

JPD chaplains attend international conference

The Jackson Police Department's four chaplains attended the International Conference of Police Chaplains (ICPC), conducted July 7-11, in Mobile. Those from Jackson attending included Chief Chaplain the Rev. E.C. More...

Confused?

Those with questions concerning absentee voting for the Aug. 26 municipal election in Jackson may contact City Clerk Betty Powell at Jackson City Hall or call 246-2461. More...

Chaney joins Coastal Gateway as VP of existing industry

Grant Chaney has joined the staff of Coastal Gateway Economic Development Authority as vice president of existing industry. More...

Capstone names Duke regional VP

Capstone Bank has announced the hiring of Lee Duke as regional vice president for its Clarke- Washington division. More...

Tip leads officers to make drug arrest

A Grove Hill man faces drug charges after a McIntosh police officer found what he believed to be crack cocaine in the man's possession, around 3 p.m., Friday, July 18. More...

School lunches may see increase in price

At the July 17 meeting of the Washington County Board of Education, Child Nutrition Director Donzetta Thompson announced that it may become necessary later in the school year to raise the cost of school lunches. More...