April 22, 2010 RSS feed / News

Workforce development training

A group of business, community and education professionals gathered at Boise, April 8, for an Alabama Industrial Development Training (AIDT) leadership development training workshop. More...

Restitution and fines ordered for illegal drugs by WashCo Circuit Court

Many criminal cases were settled without trial recently in the Circuit Court of Washington County. A large number involved illegal drugs, and one person was ordered to pay a large amount of money in restitution. Sheila A. More...

Rockin’ for Relay

Participants in the Jackson Nutrition Center program joined forces to raise money for this year’s Jackson Relay For Life, Tuesday, April 20, by participating in a Rock-a-Thon at the H.W. Pearce Memorial Park Assembly House. More...

USDA extends signup for emergency assistance to eligible producers

Daniel Robinson, Executive Director of USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Alabama, announced recently that the USDA will accept late-filed applications for the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-Raised Fish Program (ELAP) More...

McIntosh Police report three drug arrests

Two Washington County men and one Mobile County man face drug charges resulting from separate incidents, according to McIntosh Police Chief Mike Ready. Robert Louis Weaver Jr. 49, of McIntosh and Bobby S. More...

Dixon sworn in as McIntosh Council member

Wilbert Dixon was sworn in as the new District 1, Place 1 council member during the April 13 meeting of the McIntosh Town Council. Dixon replaces late Councilman Joe Middleton, who died in January at the age of 71. More...

Millry council appoints state lake manager

The Millry Town Council voted, April 12, to appoint James Tucker, of Jackson, as manager of the state lake. More...

Grove Hill’s ‘Small Town Reunion’ is this weekend

Grove Hill will be hosting a Small Town Reunion this Saturday and Sunday, April 24 and 25. More...

Fire destroys shed

The Jackson Fire Department responded to a fire, around 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 20, at the Sugar Baker Lane residence of Raymond Criswell. The blaze totally destroyed a shed located on the property. Trucks 704 and 706 responded. More...

Leadership Washington to create job shadowing program

Participants in 2009 Leadership Washington gathered at Altepointe, Thursday, April 8, for their final session of the program and learned about local government. More...

Vivian Beech: a strong work ethic and a big heart

She will be 90 this year, but Vivian Williams Beech, who is an avid turkey hunter recently stated, “I went turkey hunting last year, and I want to go again this year before the season is out.” She is a member of the National Wild Turkey More...