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October 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

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...

News Briefs

SA reporter injured in weekend wreck South Alabamian reporter Shannon Courington was injured in an automobile accident on Interstate 65 near Birmingham Sunday. More...

Special Sections

Church

Church Calendar

Grace Chapel to host singing The Grace Chapel Church of Coffeeville will host a congregational singing on Sunday, Oct. 20 at 6:30 p.m. led by Donald Jackson. The Rev. Renea Henderson invites all to attend. More...

Coming Events

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Clarke County ADC announces upcoming meeting   Members of the Clarke County ADC will meet Thursday, Oct. 18, 6 p.m., at the Grove Hill Town Hall.  CCERA meets Oct. 18   More...

Education

Community Parent Night at JHS auditorium to address Internet safety for children

The city of Jackson and the Clarke County Board of Education are partnering to provide parents of Clarke County with valuable information on Internet safety. A community parent night will be conducted Monday, Oct. 22 at 6 p.m. More...

JHS students help fight hunger

In the annual Beat Thomasville/Beat Hunger food drive Jackson High School students collected more than 1,500 non perishable food items for the Salvation Army. More...

September Students of the Month

Fifth-grade students at Jackson Intermediate School chosen as September Students of the Month are, front, (L-R):Ivy Criswell, Ke’Andreia Sloan, Zamya Rivers and Damian Taylor; back: Emma Spence, John More...

Sports

Cross country runners

JHS Cross Country team members Trey Conerly and Brenner Woolfolk ran the Faith Academy Boardwalk Challenge on Saturday, Oct. 13. More...

Mighty Mights promote cancer awareness

The Mighty Mights took to the field in pink uniforms Saturday to promote breast cancer awareness. Right, a Leroy player gives a thumbs up after the release of pink and white balloons. More...

Gators punch playoff ticket

The Clarke Prep School Gators punched their ticket for the post-season with a 41-26 win over the Rebels of Lowndes Academy last Friday night in Hayneville.  “I am really proud of this team and the way they never quit,” Head Coach Jim More...

For the Record

Clarke County Jail Report

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

Jackson Police Report

The Jackson Police Department reported the following arrests this past week:  Devon Faile, 20, possession of a concealed weapon, arrested Oct. 6. More...

Clarke County Deeds

Property deeds listed Dated Oct. 4-10   Carrington Mortgage Services LLC, to HUD.  Larry Kearley, to Arnold Realty LLC.  Jennifer Brooke Wood, to David K. Curtis.  Rudy Glenn Koch, to Winfred Holt.  Richard I. More...

Family fleeing Michael’s wrath enjoy true Jackson hospitality

Hampton Inn manager Marion Keith said that a steady influx of Hurricane Michael evacuees came through the hotel’s doors last Monday and Tuesday. Most of these were from the Panama City area. By Tuesday night, the Hampton Inn was at capacity. More...

Amendment 1 certain to see court challenge

A constitutional amendment on the Nov. 6 General Election ballot would allow for the display of the Ten Commandments on state and public school properties while another would deem Alabama a “right to life” state.  More...

Gillmore Elementary student wins hearts of national audience

Seven-year-old Auri Grace Yelder of Jackson won the hearts of a nationally syndicated audience last week when she appeared on The Steve Harvey Show. More...

News

CWEMC linemen help restore power

Clarke-Washington EMC sent four linemen to assist Pea River Electric Cooperative in Ozark to help restore power after Hurricane Michael's landfall. More...

Pulitzer Prize winner to speak in Grove Hill, Thomasville

Pulitzer Prize winner John Archibald of al.com and Alabama Media Group will be featured in What Comes To Light: Alabama Journalists And An Informed Citizenry, a public forum to be held at Clarke County High School in Grove Hill and Coastal Alabama Co More...

Ribbon cutting

The official grand opening for the Greyhound bus stop in Jackson was conducted Monday, Oct. 15. Greyhound stops twice a day at the Gulf station on Hwy. 43 next to the Dairy Queen. More...

Editorials

Surviving a night at Claude’s house

As I drifted off to sleep, I was suddenly awakened by an old loud pick-up truck rolling down the old dusty dirt road by the house.  More...

Remembering Shorty Price

Since this is Alabama vs. Tennessee week and we have a governor’s race in three weeks, allow me to share the Story of Shorty Price.  More...

More good economic news

The economic news continues to get better! Most people realize the economy grew at 4.2 percent during the second quarter, and that consumer confidence is at record levels. But this is not all the good news. More...

People

Huckabee – Wharton announce wedding plans

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Huckabee of Sweet Water announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Heather, to Wes Wharton, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

CCARC Breast Cancer Awareness Walk

CCARC sponsored a walk to promote breast cancer awareness on Friday, Oct. 12. Participants gathered at the pavilion for refreshments following the walk. More...

WSML presents “Book Talk” with Toni Cowart Oct. 25th

Toni Cowart is no stranger to Clarke County. During her years here tragedy struck and an automobile accident took the lives of her three children. More...