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August 21, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

JHS presents ‘Meet the Aggies’ tonight in the auditorium

Fans will have an opportunity to meet the Jackson High School football team during a special event tonight, Thursday, Aug. 21. The school will host “Meet the Aggies” starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Jackson High School auditorium. More...

SMILE OF THE WEEK

Julian Jones More...

Special Sections

Church

Wasted days

Ecclesiastes 3:6 A time to get, and a time to loose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away. Solomon tells us there is a season or time to get, lose, keep or to cast away things. More...

Tammy Sullivan to perform at Victory Grove

Pastor Glenn Sullivan of the Victory Grove Pentecostal Church in Wagarville has announced that Tammy Sullivan, formerly of the well-known Jerry and Tammy Sullivan duo, will be the featured artist at More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Revival concludes at Cedar Point Baptist Cedar Point Baptist Church on Highway 31 in the West Bend community of Coffeeville, concludes their revival services tonight, Aug. 21 at 7 p.m. More...

Editorials

Process for selection and removal of judges

Most Article III “federal” judges serve for life during good behavior and hold their seats until they resign, die, or are removed from office. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Letter to the Editor

Supports ad valorem tax increase for WashCo

Dear Editor: More...

People

Certificate from President Obama

Mattie Owens celebrated her 100th birthday this month. More...

Cancer support group to meet Thursday, Aug. 21

A cancer/caregiver support group is in place to create a networking system providing newly diagnosed patients with information to ease their minds and provide a roadmap to recovery. More...

Hubbard promoted to senior vice president of claims at ALFA

Alfa President and CEO Jimmy Parnell has named Bryan Hubbard senior vice president of the company’s Claims Department. Hubbard grew up in Chatom and attended Jackson Academy in his junior and senior years of high school. More...

Teams are now forming for city’s Oct. 25 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

The second annual Clarke County Walk to End Alzheimer’s is fast approaching, and so is the need for support. Organizers met on Tuesday night at First Baptist Church of Jackson to discuss strategies, goals and recruitment efforts. More...

NEWS BRIEFS

Long honored by Alabama League of Municipalities

Jackson Mayor Richard Long recently earned the designation of Advanced Certified Municipal Official. More...

Chatom City Council considers an increase in rental rates for Community Center

Deposit fees for the Chatom Community Center at Lake Ellis could be going up. Damage to the building during recent rentals put the city in the red on repairs, and Mayor Harold Crouch said it is time to consider increased rates. More...

News

Clarke County Grand Jury returns 236 indictments

The Clarke County Grand Jury returned 236 criminal indictments Aug. 4. Two hundred eighty-one cases were presented for consideration. Of the 236 indictments, 216 were felonies and 26 were misdemeanors. More...

Family Medical Clinic celebrates 30th anniversary

In many small towns, being able to recruit and retain doctors is a challenge. Jackson and the surrounding communities have been blessed for the past 30 years to have a group of doctors that have come and stayed. More...

Chatom airport project almost ready for takeoff

Upgrades for the Roy Wilcox Airport in Chatom will soon begin. During Monday night’s Chatom City Council meeting, Mayor Harold Crouch said a grant for the improvements has been approved and only minor details remain before work can begin. More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

ClarkeCo DHR meeting The Clarke County DHR Board meeting will be Friday, Aug. 21 at 10 a.m. The public is invited to attend. More...

Education

Personnel changes announced for Washington County schools

The Washington County Board of Education made several changes in school personnel at their Aug. 19 meeting. Resignations Tammy Jordan, LPN, Washington County High School; Matt Moore, teacher, Fruitdale; Dr. Eduana Newton, McIntosh Elementary. More...

Clarke-Washington Auburn Club participates in Alumni Community-Service Month

Volunteers from the Clarke-Washington Auburn Club gathered at the Arc of Clarke County in Jackson Aug. 2 to paint a classroom at CCARC. More...

McKee graduates from University of Montevallo

Caleb Robert McKee of Jackson was among more than 90 University of Montevallo students receiving their diplomas at summer commencement Aug. 1. McKee recieved a Bachelor of Science degree. More...

Sports

Aggies travel to Saraland on Friday

Even before the 2014 season officially kicks off, the Jackson High School football team will face a tough challenge. Head Coach Danny Powell and his team will travel to Saraland High School on Friday to meet one of the top programs in Class 6A. More...

Tolbert ready to restore tradition for JHS hoops

When the Jackson High School basketball team takes the floor for its first game, there will be a new face courtside calling the shots. The Clarke County School Board recently approved the hire of Jimbo Tolbert to lead the Aggies’ program. More...

Eagles get early test from Clarke Prep School

Jackson Academy faced its first test of the season recently during a preseason scrimmage against in-county rival Clarke Prep School. More...

For the Record

Police Incident Reports

An arrest was made for domestic violence third degree on Aug. 11 in the 100 block of Misty Street. Property damage was reported on Aug. 11 in the 900 block of Cleveland Circle. A mailbox was damaged. An arrest was made on Aug. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's Reports

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Aug. 12-19 include: Pam D. Williams, 30, probation violationfelony, $695 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

ClarkeCo Deeds and Marriages

Marriage license applications Carl Stevenson White, to Wilhelmina Dale Johnson. David Lynn Jackson, to Latonya Tasha Jackson. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...