March 16, 2011 RSS feed / News

Water safety instruction offered in Jackson

Four days of water safety instruction are being offered in Jackson at the Walmart Supercenter on U.S. Highway 43. The event begins today (Thursday) and runs through Sunday, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. each day. More...

Second antiques appraisal show to support regional animal shelter effort

The second annual Vintage Treasures Antiques Appraisals show will be conducted Saturday, March 26, on the grounds of the Clarke County Museum, with proceeds going toward the creation of the Clarke Regional Animal Care and Control Facility (CRACCF). More...

We are so lucky to be living in an area where we are safe

Random Ramblings

As I was driving home for lunch Tuesday I almost felt guilty that we in Jackson live in such a beautiful, calm and safe place. More...

Accepting check from Boise

Marty Parker of Boise presents the company’s corporate donation to Clarke County’s United Way during last fall’s fundraising campaign. More...

McIntosh Council renews agreement for housing of inmates

The McIntosh Town Council, during its March 8 meeting, agreed to renew its contract with the Clarke County Sheriff’s Department to house individuals it arrests. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of March 8-15 include: Ronald Lester Jones, 60, driver’s license suspended/revoked, $500 bond, arrested by Grove Hill Police Dept. More...

Fire destroys pickup

Juan Class of Jackson and his wife and daughter escaped injury when their Ford pickup caught fire while they were headed south on U.S. Highway 43. The incident occurred at approximately 2:45 p.m. More...

Son of Jackson murder victim charged in scrap metal theft

A Jackson man and woman have been charged with stealing metal equipment and metal scrap from a church pew manufacturing plant in Grove Hill. The incident is part of an on-going problem of stealing metal items to sell as scrap. More...

College students among drug arrests reported by WashCo Sheriff

The Washington County Sheriff’s Department reported a number of arrests for illegal drug possession, most of which occurred on Saturday, March 12. More...

One injured in collision

A chain reaction collision on College Avenue in Jackson, Tuesday, March 15, around 3:15 p.m. resulted in the injury of one person. According to Jackson Police Sgt. More...

UDC Mobile District meets in Jackson

(Left photo) Jackson Mayor Richard Long, along with Ellen Williams, Mobile Bay UDC district director, welcomed members of United Daughters of the Confederacy, Mobile Bay District, as they met recentl More...

Clarke United Way recognizes contributors and volunteers at annual meeting in Grove Hill

The annual meeting and awards luncheon of United Way of Southwest Alabama for Clarke County was hosted March 10 at the Grove Hill United Methodist Church. More...

Clothing retailer Peebles to change name to Goody’s

Jackson clothing retailer Peebles will soon have a new name. Peebles, located in the Jackson Square Shopping Center, will become Goody’s next month. More...

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby to visit Clarke County March 21

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) will join the residents of Clarke County for a county visit on Monday, March 21 at 4 p.m. at the Grove Hill Senior Center, located at 113 Clarke Street in Grove Hill. More...

Keep soils well- maintained for healthy yards and gardens

With the warmer weather and the first day of spring this weekend many of us are excited about being outside working in our yards and gardens. More...