April 20, 2017 RSS feed / News

April is National Digging Month CMC Gas offers safety tips

In observance of National Safe Digging Month in April, Clarke-Mobile Counties Gas District today announced results from a recent national survey. More...

Moments in Time

* On April 19, 1775, the American Revolution begins when 700 British troops march into Lexington to find 77 armed Minutemen waiting for them on the town's common green. Suddenly, the "shot heard around the world" was fired. More...

Frankville fiddle fest draws another huge crowd

There was plenty of joyful noise coming out of the small Washington County community of Frankville Saturday, when music fans again packed the old school house for the Fiddler’s Convention.  The event, which is sponsored and hosted by the W More...

Remembering Joe McCorquodale

Gov. Kay Ivey   More...

Photo highlights of a long life

A young Joe McCorquodale on the Admiral Semmes Bridge in Jackson not long after it opened in 1930. More...

Washington County Commission hopeful ambulance service will return to McIntosh

The possibility of a new tax that would provide funding for road work in Alabama counties remains on the table during the legislative session. More...

Strange But True

* It was beloved poet William Wordsworth, best know for helping to launch the Romantic age in English literature, who made the following sage observation: "The best portion of a good man's life is his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness a More...

Jackson discusses forestry commission’s finances with Clarke Co. leaders

Assistant State Forester Dan Jackson spoke to Clarke County commissioners recently about the Alabama Forest Commission’s (AFC) dire financial situation and asked them to contact their local legislators about a pending bill that would help pull More...

Choctaw Bluff man charged in April 12 church burglary

A Choctaw Bluff man who was on parole for a church burglary has been arrested and charged with another church burglary.  Sheriff Ray Norris said Tavaris Kinyaun Black has been charged with breaking and entering the Greater Mt. More...