June 23, 2011 RSS feed / News

T- shirts memorialize cancer victim

Erika Abston, an employee at the Alabama Department of Transportation (DOT) Division 8 office in Grove Hill, displays a T-shirt honoring the memory of fellow employee the late LaTonya L. More...

Motorcycle crash claims Whatley man

A Whatley man was killed in a motorcycle accident on Highway 84 Wednesday, June 15.  Alabama State Troopers said Damien Derell Hudson, 31, died in the accident that happened at 8:40 p.m., approximately 20 miles west of Monroeville.  His 199 More...

Check scams a problem for consumers

Even with all the warnings out there and crooks expanding to the Internet, check scams continue to pose a problem locally, as well as across the state.  On several occasions in Jackson, Police Chief Charles Burge has warned of check scams after More...

McIntosh Power Plant employees honored for 13-year safety record

Employees at Power- South’s McIntosh Power Plant understand the value of working safely, as evident through their impressive safety record.  More...

Monday is deadline to apply for FEMA, SBA assistance

The deadline to apply for FEMA and SBA assistance from the April tornadoes is Monday, June 27. As of June 21, 741 applications have been made in Clarke County. More...

Health Department releases food scores

Below are the latest food serving establishment scores for Clarke and Washington counties recently released by the Health Department.  Clarke County Trey's, Thomasville - 73 GOCO's No. More...

Frankville man charged in shooting

A Frankville man faces charges after being arrested following a June 19 incident in which he is accused of shooting into a vehicle occupied by four people.  More...

No-Burn Order leads to additional charges for Clarke County man

An unusual call for assistance from firefighters last week explained what was on fire: personal possessions.  It seems Erwin Portis had gotten mad at his girlfriend and took her clothing outside and set them on fire.  The incident happened More...

VFW to meet this Saturday

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 this Saturday, June 25 at 4 p.m.  More...

WashCo commissioner will not support economic committee

The Washington County Commission held a work session on June 15 in an attempt to discuss and come up with solutions to several items which were too involved to work out at the regular meeting.  More...

Chaneys celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

In honor of their 50th wedding anniversary, the Rev. James and Mrs. Willie Chaney renewed their vows on Friday, June 17, a six o’clock in the evening with Pastor Richmond Chaney of the St. More...

Jobs are coming to area, but not fast enough as Clarke’s unemployment rises

The job prospect for Clarke County is bright with Lakeside Steel’s new Thomasville plant going up and another slated just north of town. Golden Dragon Copper has announced it will locate a copper tubing plant in Thomasville. More...

New Pine City Ambassadors chosen

The Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce recently announced the new Pine City Ambassadors for the 2011-12 school year. More...