March 25, 2010 RSS feed / News

Couple charged with possession of steroids and pot

A South Carolina couple faces drug charges following a traffic stop by Jackson Police Sgt. Josh Garrett.   According to Jackson Police reports, Sgt. More...

Wilbert Dixon appointed to replace Middleton on McIntosh Town Council

During its monthly meeting, March 9, the McIntosh Town Council voted to appoint Wilbert Dixon to fill the District 1, Place 1 council seat left vacant by the death of Councilman Joe Middleton, who died Jan. More...

Sparks fly over “disinformation” remark at WashCo BOE meeting

At the Feb. 25 meeting Commissioner Herman Williams made the initial presentation to the Washington County Board of Education about a Highway 43 sewerage project to be financed by a grant from Rural Development.   More...

Escatawpa Bridge in WashCo to be replaced

County Engineer Jason Sturdivant announced at the Washington County Commission meeting March 22 the bid letting of the Escatawpa Bridge for March 26.   More...

ClarkeCo Commission hears more road woes

Four citizens complained about road conditions to the Clarke County Commission at Monday’s work session and two commissioners agreed that improvements need to be made.   More...

Commission plagued by recurring slide

A county road slide problem that has persistently reoccurred for years despite attempts to fix it is again a problem.   The slide is on the Madison Road (County Route 33) between Gainestown and Barlow Bend. More...

Scenes from the Millry Catfish Festival 2010

Food, information, arts and crafts were all available throughout the day. More...

Mayor and council urge participation in Census

During the Tuesday, March 23 meeting of the Jackson City Council, Councilman Paul South said he had been hearing unfounded complaints from citizens who were questioning participation in the U.S. Census, which is currently under way.   More...

Millry to take control of state fishing lake

During its monthly meeting, March 8, the Millry Town Council discussed the possibility of taking over the state lake located near the town.   More...

Visit with U.S. Congressman

Jackson City Council members Paul South, Eldridge Jackson Jr., Jane James and Dwight Goolsby recently visited with U.S. Congressman Jo Bonner in his office in Washington, D.C. while attending the National League of Cities convention. More...

WashCo School Board accepts bid for new Leroy High School

At the March 23 meeting of the Washington County Board of Education, the board voted to accept a bid of $3,252,000 from G. F. Pate of Mobile for the construction of a new high school at Leroy. The price includes the removal of the old school. More...

One injured

Thomas Ryland, of Millry, was injured in a one-vehicle wreck, Wednesday, March 24 around 6:45 a.m. at the intersection of J.W. Andrews Highway and U.S. Highway 43. More...