April 7, 2011 RSS feed / News

Movers busted with pot and pills

A man who was moving his belongings to a new residence and the friend who was helping him were arrested Friday, April 1, after a Chatom Police officer and a Washington County Deputy discovered illegal prescription pills and marijuana in their possess More...

Arrest made in copper thefts

One man has been arrested for stealing copper from electric substations and cellular telephone towers and a second suspect is being sought. Arrested last Friday and charged with theft of property, first degree, was Ronald J. More...

A garden to help grow relationships

As part of Clarke County Arc’s (CCARC) annual Spring Jubilee event, Saturday, April 2, a special dedication ceremony was conducted at the site of the Troy Jones Community Garden, which is designed to be more than just a place to grow vegetables More...

Daylilies come in a variety of sizes and colors

Daylilies are beautiful, easy-to-maintain, perennial garden flowers that bloom from early summer into fall. Each flower normally opens for just one day, and there is a succession of flowers throughout the blooming season. More...

Proper clipping height important to maintain a healthy lawn

In a perfect world, we’d never have to mow our lawns to keep them in top condition. However, clipping your grass as short as possible isn’t a good solution to the problem of mowing. More...

WashCo officers to verify rabies shots

There will be a Rabies Vaccination Verification Program starting in Washington County on April 14. More...

Correction

In last week’s Outlook edition, the headline on the story about the Alpha Pregnancy Testing Center offering family planning services was misleading. More...

Police receive false report of shooting at McDonald’s

The Jackson Police Department received a false report of a shooting, Wednesday, March 30, at the McDonald’s Restaurant located at 2425 College Avenue. More...

WashCo Commission addresses heat/air problems at courthouse

At the April 4 work session of the Washington County Commission, there were representatives of two companies who had bid on a study for a heating/air system for the courthouse to eventually result in an energy savings to the county. More...

Meth maker gets 20 years

A Clarke County man was sentenced to 20 years for manufacturing crystal methamphetamine in his mobile home residence in Thomasville. Robert Rollins was arrested in a May 2010 raid of the Thomasville mobile home park where he lived. More...

Toomer’s oaks are historical and exceptional

As an Auburn University alumni, employee and fan, I was shocked and angry upon hearing that the Toomer's Corner Oaks on the campus of Auburn University had been poisoned. More...

Tips for growing blueberries

Blueberries are one of the few plants that have something to offer almost all year long. The blueberry is one of the easiest fruits to grow with very few disease and insect pests. More...