May 19, 2011 RSS feed / News

Bonner says things looking up for area

During a sparsely attended town hall meeting in Jackson, Tuesday, May 17, U.S. Congressman Jo Bonner said things are looking up economically for southwest Alabama. More...

Local veterans asked to gather for photo May 30

Veterans of the United States Military are asked to gather at the Jackson Walmart Supercenter Monday, May 30 at 10 a.m. for a photo. The photo will be displayed on a wall inside the store as a tribute to local veterans. More...

WashCo Sheriff’s Report

The Washington County Sheriff’s Department reported the following arrests during the past week: *Phillip Matthew Davis, 32, of Atmore was taken into custody May 9 to serve 10 days for an attempting to elude charge. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of May 10-17 include: Steven Maurice Bedwell, 55, domestic violence third degree, criminal mischief third degree, reckless endangerment, $2,000 bond, arrested by Jackson Police Dept. More...

Jackson approves financial obligation for new fire station

Work has begun on the new downtown Jackson fire station and the city officially committed to paying for it during their May 17 meeting. More...

Democrats working to reclaim lost legislative seats

It was a mixture of political rally and tent revival as Clarke County Democrats convened last week and vowed to regroup and re-energize to reclaim state offices lost to Republicans and to fight off Republican challenges to Democratic officeholders in More...

Correction

In last week’s edition, in the story about the fatal crash in Jackson on May 9, Shane Shaw was named as one of the motorists who stopped to assist Jackson Police Officer Ben Marshall in attempting to remove Lucious Pritchett Jr. More...

JPD to participate in national ‘Click it or Ticket’ campaign

The Jackson Police Department will join law enforcement officers nationwide for the “Click It or Ticket” seatbelt enforcement mobilization, May 23 – June 5. Officers will be ticketing motorists who fail to wear seatbelts. More...

Blood drive today for tornado victims

The Clarke County Emergency Management Agency is teaming up with the American Red Cross to conduct a blood drive today (Thursday) for victims of the April 27 tornadoes. More...

USBI readjusts 2010 report after ‘impairments’ discovered

The profit posted by United Security Bancshares, Inc. More...

Waite named to state task force

Clarke County EMA Director Roy Waite has been appointed to the Homeland Security Task Force. Waite was appointed by Alabama Speaker of the House, Mike Hubbard as the representative from a local emergency management agency. More...