April 30, 2009 RSS feed / News

Man hides drugs in WashCo patrol car

A Mt. Vernon man is being held in the Washington County Jail following two arrests in the past week including eluding police and hiding drugs in a patrol car. More...

Presents grant money

Woodie Pugh (right), superintendent of education for Clarke County, recently traveled to the Selma office of State Senator Hank Sanders to accept a $7,500 check presented by Sanders, whose district includes part of Clarke County. More...

Grove Hill wants to use county's fueling station

Grove Hill Mayor Jerry Newton asked Clarke County Commissioners Tuesday about the possibility of partnering with the county in the use of its new computerized fueling station. More...

WashCo Commission adopts sick-leave policy

At their April 28 meeting, the Washington County Commission adopted a sick leave conversion policy whereby county employees under the Retirement Systems of Alabama may convert unused sick leave days to time-worked or credit time upon retirement. More...

Volunteers come out for United Way's 'Day of Caring'

The Southwest Alabama United Way sponsored its "Day of Caring" event Friday, April 24. Volunteers turned out in Clarke and Washington counties to complete a number of beautification and cleanup projects for local organizations and individuals. More...

Pancake tickets on sale

On behalf of the Jackson Kiwanis Club (L-R) members Dorothy Wiggins, Nancy Wolfe and Ernestine Gartman are spreading the word that tickets are now on sale for the club's annual Pancake Breakfast. This year things are a little different. More...

Jackson approves bond issue for White Smith Library and senior citizens complex projects

The Jackson City Council voted, April 28, to approve a $3 million bond issue to be used to pay for the expansion of the White Smith Memorial Library and the planned construction of a new senior citizens complex. More...

Jackson Spring Cleanup kickoff

The Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce kicked off its annual Spring Cleanup, Saturday, April 25, with a breakfast at the chamber office. Several of the groups participating were present. More...

WashCo BOE hopes to cut transportation costs

Because of the economic crunch, John Carter, transportation director for Washington County schools presented and the board passed a new costsaving transportation policy at its April 23 meeting. More...

Speaks to Rotarians

Rotarian Sgt. Steve James (left) welcomed Ralph Ice to the April 15 meeting of the Jackson Rotary Club. More...