November 24, 2011 RSS feed / News

Two men face charge of interfering with custody

Two individuals have been charged with interfering with the custody of a minor and one has been charged with possession of the drug methamphetamine by Clarke County lawmen. More...

Family reunion

The 93rd birthday of Rosanna Garrett was celebrated Oct. 29 at a family reunion at the home of Kathy and Martin Coffman. More...

Grove Hill Christmas parade scheduled for Dec. 1, 4 p.m.

The Grove Hill Area Chamber of Commerce has selected Thursday, Dec. 1 as the date for the annual Christmas parade. More...

Clarke County Historical Society to dedicate marker Sunday

The Clarke County Historical Society will meet at 2:30 p.m. in Thomasville Sunday to dedicate a historic marker at William's Temple CME Church. Following a short program, the society will unveil the marker. More...

Report underage drinking, drug abuse by utilizing tip line

Southwest Alabama Behavioral Health Care Systems provides prevention services and current prevention information for people of all ages throughout Southwest’s catchment area (Clarke, Conecuh, Escambia and Monroe counties). More...

Funds used to purchase cameras for ClarkeCo school buses

Clarke County EMA Director Roy Waite used some unallocated Homeland Security grant dollars to buy four new security cameras that will be installed on two Clarke County public school buses. More...

Invest in the community by shopping small this Thanksgiving weekend

Rosemary Elebash, state director of the National Federation of Independent Business, Alabama's leading small-business association, said today that holiday shoppers can invest in their communities by shopping at small businesses the Saturday after Tha More...

Auditions announced for 2012 ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

Monroe County Heritage Museum announces that auditions for the 2012 season of the annual production of “To Kill a Mockingbird” will be at Wesley Hall at First United Methodist Church in Monroeville, on Friday Dec. 2, from 4-6 p.m. More...

Media workshop offered for Gulf Coast area first responders

Columbia Southern University (CSU) invites firstresponders and public safety information personnel to attend a media relations workshop on Dec. 1 at the Adult Activity Center in Gulf Shores. More...

Pine City Christmas

The homes of Kim and Jim Bailey (left) and Suzanne and Chris Bailey (right) will be included in the Pine City Christmas Tour of Homes this year. More...

Appearing in Macy’s parade

Rachel Suzzane Wickell is one of the Azalea Trail Maids from Mobile County who will be seen during Macy’s Annual Thanksgiving Parade in New York City Thanksgiving Day. More...

ClarkeCo trial docket includes murder cases

Next week is the criminal jury term of Clarke County Circuit Court and a number of cases, including one for murder, are on the dockets. More...

Reception to honor World War II veterans on Pearl Harbor anniversary

On Dec. 7, 1941 Pearl Harbor, in O.ahu, Hawaii, west of Honolulu, was attacked by the Empire of Japan bringing the United States into World War II. More...

Jackson teen assaulted

Jackson Police are investigating the Nov. 20 assault of a 17-year-old near the intersection of Oak and Cleveland streets. More...

Funds presented for HIPPY

The Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) Clarke County staff had a surprise visit from Rep. Elaine Beech (front, left) during their training session on Nov. 7. Rep. More...

Troy Jones Market returns to Jackson

The Troy Jones Downtown Market will return to Jackson on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. 2 p.m. Santa will also make an appearance. Admission is free. “Come join in the open-air shopping experience,” said Trista Stout- Walker of CCARC. More...

Work on Grove Hill’s downtown revitalization project to begin Jan. 3

Grove Hill merchants and townspeople who were worried about the downtown revitalization project starting during the holidays can rest easy. The town council Monday approved the work to begin on Tuesday, Jan. 3. More...

Celebrate Thanksgiving and remember farm-city partnerships

This Thanksgiving Day, as we gather with family and friends to count our blessings, let’s give thanks for the bounty we enjoy not just on this holiday, but every day. More...

USDA Farm Service Agency urges producers to vote in 2011 county committee election

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Daniel Robinson, reminds farmers and ranchers that the 2011 FSA county committee elections began Friday, Nov. More...

GH council districts redrawn to reflect population changes

A new district plan for Grove Hill Town Council districts has been created and was explained to and examined by the council Monday night. A public hearing will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. More...

Golf cart winner

Jackson Academy’s football team sold tickets on this customized golf cart to help with team expenses. The winner of the golf cart was Kevin Jenkins of Linden. The drawing was Saturday, Nov. 19 at The Smoke Shoppe in Jackson. More...

WashCo community of Yarbo was once a thriving town

Yarbo had its beginnings in the turn-of-the-century timber industry. The post office was established in 1917 and the first post master was Robert Yarbrough. The community was named “Yarbo,” a shortened form of Yarbrough. More...

Pine City Christmas Tour of Homes Dec. 3

The student ministry of the First Baptist Church in Jackson will host its third Pine City Christmas Tour of Homes this year. The event will take place Saturday, Dec. 3. Seven homes will be open to tour throughout the city of Jackson from 4-7 p.m. More...