December 18, 2008 RSS feed / News

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A RIBBON CUTTING was conducted, Tuesday, Dec. 9, for the new building that houses McIntosh Drugs and Community Care. The new building totals 10,000 square feet. More...

Local Santa began as a fill-in at Jackson retail store

In 1981, when Arvis Slack agreed to fill-in as Santa Claus at a local retail store, he never envisioned he would be playing the jolly ole' elf 27 years later. His first stint as St. More...

Coffeeville's Christmas parade Saturday draws big crowd

Mayor Robert Cox thanks people for coming prior to parade winners being announced. More...

Book signing this Friday at Clarke County Democrat

For over 10 years, Joyce White Burrage has written columns for The Clarke County Democrat about her native Chilton, a Clarke County community, its citizens, about the county's rich history and old-timey ways and traditions. More...

Local school boards worry about proration

Clarke County public schools are facing a $1 million cut in state funds during the rest of the fiscal year and teachers' pay checks for December will be delayed until the end of the month due to the state's delay in sending money to county systems. More...

White Smith Library on school land but school board OK's deed

Supt. Stephens details other Jackson projects in his final meeting

Tuesday was Superintendent Gerald Stephens' final Clarke County Board of Education meeting. He leaves office at the end of December and Woodie Pugh will become superintendent Jan. 1. More...

United Way contributions needed now more than ever

The Clarke County United Way campaign has met more than 75 percent of its goal of $150,000 for the 2009 campaign. More...

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THE WAGARVILLE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT conducted its annual awards program Saturday, Dec. 13 at the Fish House in Jackson. Above, right, Steven Stokes (left) was named the department's Firefighter of the Year. More...

Parade winners are told

The theme for the Coffeeville parade, sponsored by the town's Beautification Committee, was "Christmas Paradise." Winners were named in four categories. Winning for best interpretation of the theme was New Union Baptist Church. More...