June 16, 2011 RSS feed / News

VFW to meet and elect officers

All members of VFW Post 5355 and the Ladies Auxiliary are encouraged to attend the post’s regular monthly meeting, which has been changed from the third Thursday of the month to Saturday, June 25 at 4 p.m. More...

Outdoor burning ban in place across the state

Because extremely dry conditions have created an atmosphere where the probability of catastrophic wildfire activity is high, Governor Robert Bentley last week signed an Emergency Drought Condition Declaration prohibiting outdoor burning in all 67 cou More...

Clarke County Health Department celebrates men's health June 13-19

Men live almost six years less then women in the U.S., and African American men have the lowest life expectancy of all. More...

Wagarville resident claims unfair treatment

John Cox of Wagarville was on the agenda at the June 13 Washington County commission meeting to speak about the locked gate across County Road 6 (Cortelyou Road). More...

Blackwell hired for transportation/maintenance in close WashCo BOE vote

Wayne Blackwell, principal at Chatom Elementary School, was hired by the Washington County Board of Education on June 10 as the system’s Transportation/Maintenance Supervisor. More...

Thomasville man charged with complicity at Jackson party

A Thomasville man faces a charge of complicity after he was found attending a party in Jackson with seven minors consuming alcohol. More...

Local students attend Alabama Boys State

Alabama Boys State, conducted at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa May 29-June 4, is a leadership and citizenship training program and one of the highest honors granted to high school senior boys. More...

Clarke students attend youth leadership conference

Experienced farmers aren’t the only leaders in Alabama agriculture. More...

T’ville announces second steel slitter plant to locate in county

Ever since Lakeside Steel announced that it would be making steel pipe casings in Thomasville, it was believed that a “slitter” operation would also open up near the plant. More...

Jackson council members say Vegas trip beneficial

Hoping to attract more businesses to Jackson, members of the Jackson City Council recently attended the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Convention in Las Vegas, Nev.. More...

Millry man charged in attack on Chatom teenager

A Millry man faces assault charges in connection with the May 17 attack on a Chatom teenager. According to Chatom Police Lt. More...

Foot chase lands McIntosh man in jail

A foot chase involving McIntosh Police, Friday, June 10, resulted in multiple charges for a McIntosh man. More...

Small business workshop June 30 in Monroeville

Local business leaders and advocates are teaming up to offer a free Lunch-n- Learn small business workshop on Thursday, June 30 at the Monroe County Public Library (121 Pineville Rd.) in Monroeville. The event will take place at 11:30 a.m. More...

Keahey sponsored job incentives bill passes Alabama Legislature

During its recently ended session, the Alabama Legislature passed an economic development bill sponsored by Senator Marc Keahey (DGrove Hill). More...

Several face drug charges in WashCo

Several men face illegal drug possession charges following arrests by the Chatom and McIntosh police departments. More...

Lightning kills phones, Internet in ClarkeCo EMA office

Lightning struck the courthouse Saturday night as a storm hit Grove Hill bringing much-needed rain but also unwanted wind and lightning. More...

Attend leadership conference

David Walker, Savannah Mozingo, Nolie Ramsey, Libby Harrigan and La’Sha Perine attended the Alabama Farmers Federation’s annual Youth Leadership Conference at the Alabama 4-H Center in Co More...

JMS students recognized for ACT scores

Reid Garris, Andrew Wade and Livia Coleman (L-R) with Dr. Fran O'Neal, director of the International Honors Program at the University of Alabama. Dr. More...