May 13, 2010 RSS feed / News

Toddtown business owner questions city’s policies

Michael Pugh, the owner of a Toddtown wrecker service, questioned the City of Jackson’s policies on wrecker rotation and hiring practices at the police department during Tuesday’s city council meeting.   More...

Mayor Long urges census participation

During his comments at the Tuesday, May 11, meeting of the Jackson City Council, Mayor Richard Long urged those who have not participated in the U.S. Census to do so when census takers come to their doors.   More...

Clarke Commisson addresses road maintenance

The maintenance of county roads was the big topic at Monday’s Clarke County Commission work session and again at Tuesday’s regular meeting with commissioners voting 4-1 Tuesday to create a third supervisor’s position in an attempt More...

Wreck injures two

This 2003 Ford Expedition was driven by Tina Fox Richardson, of Jackson, who was one of two people injured, Wednesday, May 5, around 3:01 p.m., in a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Forest Avenue and Pearl Street. More...

Presents books to library

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Jackson Spring Clean-Up week a success

The Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce’s Spring Clean-Up was a success this year, according to Chamber Director LaShaunda Holly. More...

Simpson found guilty of sexual abuse

Just one case was tried by a jury during criminal week, which was last week in Washington County Circuit Court.   Roy N. Simpson was found guilty of two counts of sexual abuse of a child; he will be sentenced June 3.   James H. More...

Computer class graduates

Those who completed a three-week computer basics class were awarded their certificates Thursday, May 6 at Alabama Southern Community College (ASCC) in Jackson. More...

Illegal dumping of chemicals in WashCo being investigated

Monday, Washington County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director Stewart Jackson said the illegal dumping of suspected chemicals on private property is currently under investigation.   More...

‘Click It or Ticket’

Jackson Police Officer Chris Sheffield (right) talks with police department employee Matthew Shehan about wearing his seat belt. The two staged this scene on Commerce Street in front of the James E. More...

JPD arrests two for cocaine possession

Two Jackson residents face illegal drug possession charges following an investigation by Jackson Police.   According to police reports, Henry Eric Bates, 50, was arrested May 6 and charged with possession of cocaine.   More...

WashCo Commission votes to sell voting houses

The Washington County Commission met May 10 with a brief agenda of routine business items.   Bids were opened to sell the Bigbee, Koenton and Malcolm voting houses. Charley Hayes had the high bid for Bigbee ($351) and Koenton ($551). More...

Jobs available related to oil spill

The Governor’s Office of Workforce Development has announced that the Alabama Career Center System is taking applications for jobs related to the current oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. More...

Two charged in ClarkeCo camp house burglaries

Two men have been arrested in connection with a camp house burglary near Coffeeville, Clarke County Sheriff’s Department Investigator Ron Baggette said Tuesday. More...