February 19, 2009 RSS feed / News

Auditors give Jackson favorable financial report

The Jackson City Council was presented with the city's annual audit report, Thursday, Feb. 12, during its regular council meeting, and received a favorable review from the accounting firm of Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood. More...

WashCo Grand Jury returns 85 indictments

A grand jury, which met last week, returned 85 indictments to the circuit court of Washington County and suggested that a new jail be built. The jury had considered 104 cases. The indictments include 64 felonies and 21 misdemeanors. More...

Cole Hicks' story to air this Sunday

The story of Cole Hicks, a Jackson toddler who nearly drowned in a home day care swimming pool, will air this Sunday on the Inspirational Channel (INSP) between 12:30-1 p.m. Hicks is the son of Tiffany and Robert Hicks. More...

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RECOGNIZED BY LOCAL NAACP- As part of its Black History Month observance, the Washington County Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) recognized Willie Dixon (right) for being the first black county commiss More...

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GHOSTLY RACCOON- Brenda and Danny Seibert discovered this albino raccoon eating from their cat's food bowl, which they had left on the swing on their deck. More...

Library auction tickets still available

The Friends of the Washington County Public Library will conduct their 16th Annual Art Auction and Dinner Friday, Feb. 27, at the Chatom Community Center. Auction items will be on display for viewing at 5:30 p.m. with the dinner served at 6:30. More...

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ILLEGAL DUMP- Several residents who live on Wiggins Road near Jackson said they are appalled with the illegal dumping that has been ongoing for sometime in and around Bullet Creek. More...

AFC presenting information on cogongrass

Landowners are encouraged to mark their calendars for a meeting Tuesday, Feb. 24, 7 p.m. at the Alabama Forestry Commission office in Grove Hill. More...

Log truck trailer reported stolen

According to Jackson Police Chief Charles Burge, a log truck trailer was reported stolen by L & Y Trucking company, Jackson, which is located in the 7000 block of U.S. Highway 43. More...

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PICKING UP LITTER- Inmates Bill Truett (left) and Terrance King (right) pick up trash along Walker Springs Road Monday, Feb. 16, as part of the Clarke County Sheriff's Department litter collection program. More...

Second annual Mardi Gras parade to be this Saturday in Chatom

Parade coordinator Carolyn Carpenter has announced the second annual Chatom Mardi Gras parade. Activities will be Saturday, Feb. 21, beginning at 9 a.m., on the Courthouse Square. There will be arts and crafts, vendors and food booths. A D.J. More...