October 11, 2018 RSS feed / News

Clarke commissioners approve contracts in brief meeting Tuesday

It was a short and routine Clarke County Commission meeting Tuesday.  Commissioners approved a contract with Republic Services for solid waste collection. It goes into effect Nov. 1 for a three-year period.  More...

Alpha Women’s Resource Center celebrates 25 years

Contrary to popular belief, crisis pregnancies are not exclusive to teenage girls who find themselves “in trouble” and are frightened by thoughts of the future. More...

Jackson Council welcomes Florida evacuees

Jackson City Council met on Tuesday night as Hurricane Michael approached the Florida Gulf Coast. Mayor South updated the council that several Florida evacuees were staying in the Jackson RV park and that more were likely to come. More...

Titus family members attend Old St. Stephens Day

According to Jacqueline Matte’s The History of Washington County, “St. Stephens has a history unparalleled in Alabama.” On Saturday, Oct. 6, the old town of St. More...

Washington County Commission adopts meeting dates, sets holidays for remainder of 2018

A work session preceded the Oct. 9 meeting of the Washington County Commission. During the work session, Commissioner Joe Abston expressed his concern for commissioner accountability in regards to the many roads that need attention in the county. More...

LifeTech parolee captured 22 minutes after leaving facility

Sheriff Ray Norris said that just 22 minutes after the Clarke County Sheriff's App alerted citizens of Clarke County that Derek Thomas Jones, a LifeTech Parolee had left the LifeTech facility in Thomasville, Jones was taken into custody due to a citi More...

Dolls of St. Stephens

As the territorial capital of Alabama, St. Stephens played a key developmental role in the history of our state. The town of St. Stephens was incorporated in 1811. More...