March 19, 2009 RSS feed / News

WashCo BOE hopes stimulus prevents lay offs

Chief Financial Officer Larry Moss told the Washington County Board of Education on Tuesday, March 17, that he and other staff members will go to Montgomery Monday, March 23, and he is hopeful they will come back with good news that Washington Coun More...

McIntosh sewerage lagoon smell draws complaints

McIntosh High School was the setting for a meeting Tuesday night, March 17, called by Betty Davis, president of the alumni association. The citizens also requested Herman Williams, commissioner District 5, to be present. More...

LHS combined reunion is April 18

First school in Leroy began in 1899

A small school constructed in 1899, was the beginning of Leroy High School. T.C. Bowling (Leroy postmaster) and D.D. Powell (whose wife was postmaster at Carson) decided to build a school midway between their homes. According to Mr. More...

Sports play an important role in history of Leroy High School

Throughout its history, Leroy High School has had outstanding athletic programs. State titles have been won in football, baseball and golf. More...

Leroy High was one of five schools in U.S. chosen for Olin Science Education Plan

In the early 1960s Leroy High School was one of only five schools in the nation selected to participate in the Olin Science Education Plan, The following article detailed the program. More...

Aiden Marks receives "Super Star ter Designation"

MetLife announced that Birmingham resident Aiden Marks, married to the former Mary Helen Mccorquodale, formerly of Jackson, has been awarded the designation of 'Super Starter,' in recognition of superior sales achievement. More...

Five injured in crash

Five people were injured in a two-vehicle crash, Wednesday, March 11, on J.W. Andrews Highway in Jackson, approximately 1/2-mile from U.S. Highway 43. More...

CORRECTION

In last week's edition, Tammy Beech, a board member of the newly formed Washington County Chamber of Commerce, was misidentified as Tonya Beech. We apologize for any misunderstanding this may have caused. More...

Promotes litter awaren ess

Clarke County Arc (CCARC) clients who are members of the Sunshine Garden Club, recently went out and picked up paper to raise awareness about litter. The group is sponsored by Jackson's Four Seasons Garden Club. More...

Class of 1959 is host for Leroy High School reunion

A combined Leroy High School reunion began in 2003 and was hosted by the Class of 1953 as they celebrated their 50th reunion, with Juanita Middleton Simeson acting as chairperson for the event. More...