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April 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

McCorquodale remembered for his resolve and good advice

Many remember Joe C. Mc- Corquodale Jr. for his career as a statesman and businessman, but for his nephew, Dr. Rhett Payne, he was so much more.  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

Bro. Reed evangelizes at tent revival   There will be a Holy Ghost tent revival in Mobile April 28 – May 5; Bro. Wilbert Reed will minister at 7 nightly. Prayer meetings will be available at 10 a.m. More...

With God, it’s all about our attitude

We know how important it is to have a good attitude and the correct motives especially when it comes to approaching God. More...

Education

PCA graduates receive advice for their future

For 16 seniors who participated in the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce’s Pine City Ambassador’s program, the high school journey will soon come to an end.  More...

Super scholars

The Jackson Woman’s Club recently hosted students from area schools for its annual awards ceremony. More...

Search for Easter Eggs

The competition was intense recently when students of Gillmore Elementary School headed to the softball fields to search for Easter eggs. More...

Sports

Eagles say farewell to seniors

The Jackson Academy softball and baseball teams held their final home games of the season last week. Before each game, the teams honored their senior athletes. More...

Lady Bears win Millry Tournament

This past Friday, April 21, and Saturday, April 22, the Millry High School Lady Wildcats held their 2017 softball tournament. More...

Lady Aggies earn wins at Millry Softball Tournament

Thursday, April 20 Jackson 18, Washington County 6   The Lady Aggies’ offense was on fire from the start in last week’s 18-6 win at Washington County High School.  More...

For the Record

Jackson Police Reports

Misty Whighams, 37, was arrested April 14 on charges of failure to appear.  Sergio Washington, 27, was arrested April 14 on charges of failure to appear.  Robert Jones, 45, was arrested April 15 on charges of failure to appear.  Jen More...

Clarke County deeds

Property deeds listed Dated April 20-19   Patricia H. Williams, to Larry Pugh.  Shane Morgan, to Shane Morgan.  Spencer Connie Wade, to Jesse Monroe Wade.  Mary R. More...

Clarke County Jail Reports

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of April 18- 24 include: Lagarius Datron Bouler, 21, criminal conspiracy to commit a controlled substance crime, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Goolsby replaces husband on council

The vacant Jackson City Council seat for District 3, Place 1 will remain in the Goolsby family. More...

Commission seeks funding to improve Highway 43

The Clarke County Commission Tuesday approved a resolution to make application for state Industrial Access Road funds for improvements to Highway 43 in front of the new location for Clarke-Washington Electric Membership Corp’s headquarters. More...

NEWS BRIEFS

Drug takeback will take place this Saturday The Jackson Police Department is gearing up for its annual prescription drug take back, which will be Saturday, April 29. More...

News

Byrne pushes for tax, health care reform

United States Rep. Bradley Byrne’s town hall meeting at the Wagarville Nutrition Center Thursday, April 20, allowed him to get a first-hand look at some of the challenges faced by residents of rural southwest Alabama.  More...

CCSB votes to purchase new buses

Many Clarke County public school students will have new buses to ride on when the new school year begins. The county school board agreed to purchase 20 new buses at its April 20 meeting.  More...

Strange But True

* It was Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra -- widely regarded as the best writer in the Spanish language and one of the best novelists in any language -- who made the following sage observation: "No fathers or mothers think their own children ugly; and th More...

Editorials

A friend’s retirement gives pause to reflect on how fast time flies

It doesn’t seem like that long ago that we were playing together as kids, riding my Shetland pony, “Mr. Ed,” getting in trouble as teenagers or bumping into each other as roommates in a tight college apartment.  More...

Change in special election date for Senate seat brings new dynamics

The decisive move by newly minted governor, Kay Ivey, to declare a Special Election for the Jeff Sessions’ Senate Seat this year rather than next year changes the entire complexion of who will sit in that coveted seat. More...

Troubling times for retailers

Their numbers are declining. Although some of them are household names, they continue to file for bankruptcy. More...

People

Chapman - Dean to wed Saturday

Final wedding plans have been announced for Lashanda Chapman and Randy Dean. More...

Bedwell and Sims’ final plans

Elizabeth Caroline Bedwell and John Pierce Sims have announced their final wedding plans. The wedding will be an event of Saturday, April 29, 2017, at 2 o’clock in the afternoon, at the Stave Creek Baptist Church in Jackson. More...

JHS announces Awards Night

Jackson High School’s Awards Night will be Thursday, May 11, at 6 p.m.  If your organization or club will be presenting an award or scholarship, please notify the school. More...

Senior Living

Mark Your Calendar

JHS ‘77 to meet  There will be a meeting for the Jackson High School Class of 1977 Sunday, April 30, 4 p.m., at Subway in Jackson. For more information, contact James M. Robinson, (251) 225-1542; Darlene N. More...