Fiddlin’ and pickin’ up a storm in Frankville this Saturday!
The 44th Annual Old Time Fiddlers Convention will be held at the Old Frankville School Saturday, April 17. The event is sponsored by the W. N. Reynolds Lodge No. 900 F&AM. Barbecue chicken and pork, plates and sandwiches, will be sold starting at 11 a.m. and available until all is gone. The music show starts at 4 p.m. with a […]
City approves tax rebates for Taco Bell and Tractor Supply
Sales tax rebate agreements were executed by the Jackson City Council with Tractor Supply and Taco Bell at Tuesday’s meeting. The agreements, first noted at the March 23 meeting, will rebate two of 4 percent of the city’s sales taxes to the two businesses that recently opened in the city. The rebates are for three years. Mayor Paul South said […]
Clarke Commission OKs paper mill abatementsCommissioner Rush: ‘I don’t like them but they’re a necessary evil’
Tax abatements for a $440 million upgrade to the PCA paper mill in Jackson were granted by the Clarke County Commission Tuesday. PCA is converting one of the paper machines from making white paper to making brown linerboard. The project is massive, said to be the largest single announced investment in the state, and commissioners granted the maximum abatement allowed, […]
The western and northern areas of Clarke County literally caught hail last week. Loftin Harrison collected hail the size of a baseball in Bashi early Friday morning. Saturday morning, strong winds downed trees and power lines in parts of the county. Two Thomasville subdivisions were hit especially hard. See the story on Page 3.
Covid-19 numbers down; some still requiring masks
Clarke County EMA Director Roy Waite said Tuesday that the number of Covid-19 cases have dropped greatly in the state and in the county in the last few weeks. Clarke County went two weeks without a single case reported until Friday when three were reported, Waite said. While Gov. Kay Ivey has dropped the statewide mask mandate, she is still […]
Benefit golf tourney in Chatom Saturday The United Way of Southwest Alabama is hosting its inaugural Washington County Charity Golf Tournament sponsored by Tate & Lyle. The proceeds benefit the UWSWA’s partner agencies serving Washington County. The tournament, this Saturday, April 17, is in a two- person scramble format with a shotgun start that will conclude with a 19th Hole […]
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Clarke County Arrest Report
Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail the week of April 6-12 include the following: Dominique Thomas, 30, certain persons forbidden to possess pistol, unlawful possession of marijuana second degree, drug paraphernalia use or possession-first offense, arrested by the Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. Courtney Breanne Bady, 23, unlawful possession or receipt of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana-second degree, […]
Clarke Deeds, Marriages Certificates
Marriage Certificates Jason Kindall Martin, to Gachel Lewis Woodard. Christopher James Newberry, to Selena Ann Gates. Property deeds listed Dated March 31-April 6 Christopher James Newberry, to William Douglas Vick. R.R. Bedwell Jr., to Mc- Cants Properties LLC. Billy C. Reeves, to Bobby R. Reeves. Brian K. Reeves, to Bobby R. Reeves. Billy C. Reeves, to Brian K. Reeves. Rose […]