February 16, 2012 RSS feed / News

Annual art auction Feb. 24 to support WashCo Public Library

The annual Art Auction to benefit the Washington County Public Library will be Feb. 24 at the Chatom Community Center. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. for viewing and the dinner and program begin at 6. More...

Rich GOP does not pay fair share, says WashCo Dem Chair

The Washington County Democrat Executive Committee met Friday, Feb. 10 at the Chatom Community Center. More...

State senators Keahey, Sanders praise GD Copper announcement

State senators Marc Keahey and Hank Sanders praised last week’s announcement of a new manufacturing plant in southwest Alabama, which is slated to bring 330 jobs to the area, with the possibility of eventually providing as many as 500 new jobs. More...

WashCo Cattlemen’s Association 2012 annual meeting

The Washington Cattlemen’s Association (WCA) conducted its annual meeting Thursday, Feb. 9, at the Chatom Community Center. Leroy native Dr. More...

Grant approved for rural sewerage system in WashCo

Herman Williams, commissioner District 5, ordinarily somber, was all smiles at the Feb.13 Washington County Commission meeting as he opened a letter and read it to the governing body. More...

Juvenile offenders may soon be housed at ClarkeCo Jail

The Clarke County Commission is considering allowing the Clarke County Jail to house juveniles on a temporary basis. More...

SOUTHERN STYLE

Old Leroy High School building fades into history

It is truly the end of an era and good-byes are never easy or pleasant. Monday, I had a call from Charlotte Alday that the demolition company began knocking down the old Leroy High School building this weekend. More...

Sales closing date for NAP coverage of noninsurable crops is Feb. 28

USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Daniel Robinson urges producers who want to purchase coverage through the Noninsurable Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) to do so on or before the application closing date for the applicabl More...

AFC plans short seminar and annual seedling giveaway

A short seminar will be hosted at the Clarke county office of the Alabama Forestry Commission on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 6:30 p.m. More...