April 9, 2009 RSS feed / News

Foley woman charged with drug possession

A Foley woman was arrested Friday, April 3, by Jackson Police and charged with illegal drug possession. According to Jackson Police reports, around 4:13 p.m., Sgt. More...

Retiring Leroy Postmaster 'trades red, white and blue for John Deere green'

The fellowship hall of Leroy First Baptist Church, Sunday afternoon, April 4, was the scene for a retirement party for Peggy Overstreet, postmaster of the Leroy Post Office. More...

WashCo poll workers honored

The Washington County Poll Workers were honored Tuesday, April 7, during the monthly meeting of the Washington County Democratic Executive Committee. More...

Jackson Medical Center announces Tena Fields Dillard as director of human resources

Jackson Medical Center Administrator Teresa Grimes recently announced the appointment of Tena Fields Dillard as director of human resources, effective immediately. Dillard is a native of Sunflower and a graduate of Leroy High School. More...

Alabama Attorney General warns against repair faud

With a State of Emergency declared, last week, for parts of Alabama, Attorney General Troy King said that price gouging provisions are now in effect for the following counties: Baldwin, Clarke, Covington, Coffee, Crenshaw, Dale, Elmore, Geneva, Hou More...

Dr. M.L. King memorial service scheduled at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church

A memorial service in honor of Dr. Martin L. King Jr. will be sponsored by the Southwest Alabama Improvement Association (SWAIA) Saturday, April 18, 6:30 p.m. at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Jackson; the Rev. Steven E. Tullis is pastor. More...

McIntosh residents face drug charges

Two McIntosh residents are charged with illegal drug possession following their arrests by Washington County Sheriff's deputies and McIntosh Police. Sheila Rivers Agee, 35, was arrested Sunday, April 5, when Washington County Deputy Sgt. More...

Katrina trailers continue to nag WashCo Commission

As part of their $3,015,000 Katrina Grant, (June 2006), the Washington County Commission decided to award 20 trailers to citizens in need of housing. More...

WashCo Red Cross receives funding through Wal-Mart Foundation grant

The American Red Cross Alabama Gulf Coast Chapter announced that it is receiving a $76,000 grant from the Wal-Mart Foundation to increase the disaster response capacity in the rural areas of Choctaw, Clarke, Escambia, Monroe and Washington counties More...

Information sought

Curtis Sullivan displays an old Pan-Am filling station globe he found a number of years ago when he tore town an old building behind A-1 Cleaners in Jackson. More...

Trail ride to benefit animal shelter effort

A mountain road trail ride will be Saturday, May 2 on Guy's Fish Pond Road off Clarke County Route 3 in the Pleasant Grove community east of Coffeeville. The ride will benefit the Clarke County Regional Animal Care and Control Facility. More...

United Way plans 'Day of Caring' in Washington County for April 24

United Way of Southwest Alabama will conduct its annual Day of Caring event on Friday, April 24. More...

Clarke County woman accused of SSI fraud

On March 12, Judy Overton, 33, of Thomasville, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Sonja F. Bivins in U.S. District Court at Mobile, where she pleaded not guilty to SSI fraud. This was Overton's initial appearance in U.S. District Court. More...