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September 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Sisson says big things are coming to the Mobile-area

Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Katie Clark took time during Tuesday’s annual membership dinner to reflect on some of the office’s successes over the past 12 months. More...

SMILE OF THE WEEK

Brought to you with a smile by: KEVIN L. PICKETT, DMD, MS Specialist in Orthodontics 2620 College Avenue Jackson, AL 36545 Phone (877) 660-1103 www.pickettortho.com More...

Special Sections

Church

CHURCH CALENDAR

Forest Avenue brings back ‘Marvelous Mondays’   Forest Avenue Baptist Church invites all to participate in the returning “Marvelous Mondays.” These will be special evenings of worship during the month of September with gu More...

Coming Events

Community Calendar

Historical society presents history on Confederate soldiers   The Clarke County Historical Society will hear a program on the history of a local Confederate soldiers’ organization at its monthly meeting on Sunday, Sept. 24.  More...

Editorials

Crazy TV reporters face the storm to give public what we want

First, it was Hurricane Harvey and right on its heeds came Irma.  Irma rolled through the Caribbean, brushed Cuba and turned up the west coast of Florida just shy of a Category 5 storm.  Some Florida residents hunkered down to ride out the More...

BCA, Canary lose their luster

As I mentioned last week, we will have a plethora of political contests to follow next year and the field is beginning to formulate.  The governor’s race is always the marquee event. More...

Natural disasters and your finances

The devastation brought about by Hurricane Harvey is a compelling reminder that we rarely have much advance notice for natural disasters. We tend to forget that tornadoes and other natural disasters are a threat to life and property. More...

For the Record

Jackson Police Reports

A fire was reported Sept. 5 on Lady Landing Road. An accident with no injuries was reported Sept. 5 on Highway 69. A medical emergency was reported Sept. 5 in the 3100 block of Highway 43. More...

Clarke County Jail Reports

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Sept. More...

Washington County Arrests

Jodeci Dearmon, 23, of Deer Park, was booked Sept. 5 for driving under the influence ($1,200 bond).  Torrie Reed, 30, of Mount Vernon, was booked Sept. More...

Jackson residents rally to provide support for Florida Irma evacuees

Throughout the weekend, evacuees from areas impacted by Hurricane Irma began rolling into Jackson. More...

Waite discusses Irma and other weather issues

Seven cents proved lucky for a local fire department in sealed bids submitted to purchase an old county generator.  Helwestern Fire Department bid $527.50 for the generator while County Commissioner Stan Hutto bid $527.43 — a difference of More...

NEWS BRIEFS

Arc invites friends and family to tailgate party

The Arc of Clarke County is inviting everyone to come tailgate and celebrate Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 6 p. m. as they reflect on the successes of the past year at the Friends and Family Membership Dinner.  The event will take place at the H. W. More...

News

Suspect sought in gas drive off

The Jackson Police Department is searching for answers in a Thursday, Sept. More...

Moments in Time

* On Sept. More...

Strange But True

* It was American author and political activist Barbara Ehrenreich who made the following sage observation: “No matter that patriotism is too often the refuge of scoundrels. More...

Sports

Roberts runs wild in JA’s 28-6 win at CPS

For the first time since 1994, Jackson Academy has earned back to back wins against their rivals from Grove Hill.  The Eagles used a pair of interception returns from Micah Roberts, one from 56 and another from 100 yards, to roll past Clarke Pre More...

SEPTEMBER 16 AUBURN & ALABAMA FOOTBALL

Alabama vs. Colorado State Tuscaloosa, Ala. • 6 p.m. Watch on ESPN2   More...

Aggies outlast Faith, 19-3

The Aggies found the going much tougher than in the past at Faith Academy Friday night, but the team held strong and finished with a 19-3 win to improve to 2-0 and 1-0 in area play.  More...

People

Card of Thanks

The family of Clifford La- Grande Beck would like to thank everyone who supported our family during the loss of our loved one. More...

Looking Back

40 Years Ago, September 1977

From the pages of The South Alabamian

We are proud to sponsor this Looking Back series Over 50 years of serving Jackson and the region. Thank you for your patronage!   More...