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September 20, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

JHS Homecoming Queen

Toniquia Chapman was elected 2018 JHS Homecoming Queen by the student body at Jackson High School. More...

Fire Prevention queen and court

Reigning over Fire Prevention Week activities will be Queen Brianna Brunson, top row, center. More...

Special Sections

Church

Church Calendar

Family & Friends Day plans at Mt. Gilead Mt. Gilead of Carlton will host their annual Family and Friends Day on Sunday, Sept. 23, at 11 a.m. The Rev. James Campbell will bring the morning message. Everyone is welcome. More...

Allowing God to change our perspective

Decisions are a part of life that we face every day. More...

Coming Events

Community Calendar

CCERA to meet Sept. 20   The Clarke County Education Retirees Association will meet today, Thursday, Sept. 20, 11:45 a.m., at Lil Cajun Grill in Jackson.  Democratic Committee to meet   More...

Editorials

North Clarke Industrial Park a good investment

The Louisiana Pacific oriented strand board plant south of Thomasville is now employing around 200 people.  More...

1986 governor’s race was epic

Since this is a gubernatorial election year, allow me to share an epic governor’s race with you. More...

The market forces in action

A situation unfolding in West Texas is a good example of market forces in action. A recent expansion of mining for a type of sand used in shale oil production has created a glut in the market. In short, supply exceeds demand. More...

People

‘Alabama Indestructible Doll’ will be subject of historical society meeting

The “Alabama Indestructible Doll” will be the topic for the Sunday, Sept. 30 meeting of the Clarke County Historical Society.  More...

LHS Bruins chosen for USA Jags Marching Honor Band

Eight members of the Leroy High School Band were chosen to be a part of the University of South Alabama’s Marching Jaguar Honor Band. More...

Direct Support Professionals honored

National Direct Support Professionals Week was observed Sept. 9-15. The Arc of Clarke County honored direct support professionals with a breakfast on Sept. 14. More...

Search warrant yields 6 arrests

On Sept. 16, Jackson Police Department executed a narcotics search warrant at a residence at 208 Warren Street. The warrant resulted in six arrests. More...

Artifacts stolen from museum

Normally news isn’t written as a first person narrative, but sometimes you witness news unfold and in those times, you tell the story.  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...

Activities announced for Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week is October 7-13 in Jackson. The theme this year, “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. More...

News

Your Elected Officials

President Donald J. Trump, The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., Washing-ton, D.C., 20510, Ph. 202-456-1414. U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby, 304 Russell enate Office Building, Washington, D.C., 20510, Ph. 202-224-5744. E-mail: senator@ shelby.senate. More...

Wreck causes gas leak

A car accident on Sept. 17 caused a gas line break on Highway 43 North near Walmart in Jackson. More...

JPD to sponsor National Night Out and hurricane relief efforts

Jackson Police Department will participate in National Night Out on Tuesday, Oct. 2 from 5 to 8 p. m. National Night Out is an annual community - building campaign that promotes comradery between police departments and the communities they serve. More...

Education

Clarke Board of Education approves 2018-19 budget

The Clarke County Board of Education on Sept. 13 approved a budget of $27,383,677.67 for the 2018- 19 fiscal year.  The budget is in line with what it has been for the past several years.  More...

Grant check presented to JA

Jackson Walmart Manager Mark Chapman presents Jackson Academy Headmaster Joe Jones with a check for $750. More...

Former teacher honored

The Jackson Academy yearbook staff honored former English teacher Chloe Wofford by dedicating the 2017-18 yearbook to her. The presentation was made on Sept. 14 at the annual yearbook signing. More...

Sports

JHS Homecoming Royalty

Homecoming Queen and her court and band Sweethearts were presented at Friday night’s homecoming game. More...

Tailgating fun

Former classmates at JHS gathered before the homecoming game last Friday to visit and enjoy cooking out. Several classes got together and put up canopies with lots of food, fellowship and fun. More...

Solid team effort pushes CCHS to win

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs found the right combination on offense and defense as they beat the Blue Eagles of W.S. Neal 46-13 Friday night in East Brewton.  “I thought that we were physical,” Head Coach Stacy Luker said. More...

For the Record

Clarke County Jail Report

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

Washington County Jail Report

Destinie Hickman, 28, of Deer Park, possession of marijuana, 2nd, $2,500 bond; illegal possession of prescription pills, $2,000 bond.  Travis Terrill McIntosh, 33, of Sweet Water, 72- hour hearing hold.  Jason Lee Roberson, 49, of Sylacauga More...

Clarke County Deeds

Property deeds listed Dated Sept. 6-12

Southern Land & Timber Inc., to Howard N. Reynolds.  Darrell Linder, to William C. Hales II.  The Westervelt Company, Inc., to WJS Properties LLC.  Cody A. Bayles, to Raceala Gaston.  Jerry Humphrey, to Kenneth D. More...