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November 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

JPD seeking information on runaway Jackson teens

The Jackson Police Department is looking for information on the whereabouts of two juvenile, runaway females. According to the department, the girls are rumored to be staying in the Mobile area at this time. More...

City’s Christmas parade deadline moved to Monday

The deadline to submit applications for the Jackson Christmas parade has been extended to Monday, Dec. 1. The original deadline was Friday, Nov. More...

Special Sections

Church

FBC Jackson Student Ministry to host Christmas tour of homes

The First Baptist Church Student Ministry will once again host the Pine City Christmas Tour of Homes, followed by a candlelight dessert buffet in the fellowship hall of the First Baptist Church of Jackson on Saturday, Dec. 13th, from 4-7 p.m. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Join in celebrating Love Group’s anniversary The Love Group of Millry will be celebrating their 2nd year appreciation on Saturday, Nov. 29th at 6 p.m. at the Knights Chapel Baptist Church in Millry. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. More...

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Forest Avenue Baptist Church welcomed Todd Allen Herendeen on Saturday for a concert to honor veterans. More...

Education

Jackson fifth graders celebrate DARE graduation

About 160 students from Jackson Academy and Jackson Intermediate School recently received their certificates acknowledging that they have completed the DARE program. More...

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During the Clarke-Washington County Fair, cheerleading squads from around the area were invited to showcase their skills. More...

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Pre-K and Kindergarten students chosen as Gillmore Elementary’s November “Students of the Month” are: James Morgan III, Erionna Steele, Bianca Shears, Armani Brown, Aydan Taylor, Ic More...

Sports

Aggies headed back to the bay

Since falling to St. Paul’s 34-14 on Friday, Sept. 14, the Jackson High School football team knew a trip to Auburn and the Super Seven would most likely involve a semifinal rematch with the Saints. This week, that game will become a reality. More...

Bulldog machine rolls over Flomaton, next up is Elba

The Washington County High School Bulldogs football team steamrolled the Flomaton High Hurricanes 60-0 Nov. 21 at Jordan Wilcox Stadium in Chatom. The Hurricanes were clearly no match for the undefeated Bulldogs. More...

Jackson High School girls’ basketball team starts 2-0

The Jackson High School girls’ basketball team got off to a strong start on Thursday, Nov. 20, by holding on for a 47-40 win over visiting Saraland. More...

For the Record

Police Incident Reports

An arrest was made on Nov. 13 on a pickup for failure to appear by the Washington County Sheriff’s Department. An arrest was made on Nov. 13 for two counts of failure to appear on a traffic stop at Depot Road and Commerce Street. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's Reports

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov. 18-24 include: Tremichael Dewon Davis, 34, driving while license revoked, $687.50, arrested by Grove Hill Police Dept. More...

Clarke County deeds and marriages

Marriage license applications Sherwin Defun Parker, to Rayshonda Lanae Denton. Daniel Jason Black, to Naquita Feshay Blake. Kenneth Lashaun Jones, to Kayla Sheneice Robinson. Fred Leonard Bradford, to Elizabeth Foote Wilson. More...

Three arrested on drug charges

A recent investigation into separate incidents by the Clarke County Drug Task Force resulted in three arrests on multiple drug charges. On Wednesday, Nov. More...

JIS names Overstreet its Teacher of the Year

When asked about her recent Teacher of the Year honors from Jackson Intermediate School, Terri Overstreet was extremely humble. More...

New hires planned for WC Road and Bridge Department

County Engineer Matthew Rouse will advertise to hire five Road and Bridge employees, with applications to come back by Dec. 12, and hiring completed before Jan. 1. More...

Sweet dreams at the North Pole

The White Smith Memorial Library will host “Sweet Dreams at the North Pole” on Thursday, Dec. 11 at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited to come take a trip to Santa’s toy shop. More...

SMILE OF THE WEEK

Charlotte Clark More...

News

Clarke County DHR Christmas toy drive underway

The Clarke County Department of Human resources has already ramped up its efforts to make sure children in need have a Merry Christmas. A countywide toy drive is underway to collect a variety of gifts through Friday, Dec. 12. More...

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The Clarke-Washington Fair Queens were crowned recently. Queens from seven different divisions were honored over two nights of pageants. More...

WCSB approves retirements, contracts

The Washington County Board of Education met Nov. 18. This meeting served as a reorganizational meeting and Lille Steiner will serve as chairman with Dr. Fred Thomas as vice-chairman. More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

Jeremiah Austill historic marker dedication Sunday The Clarke County Historical Society will dedicate its latest historical marker Sunday, Nov. 30, 2:30 p.m. at Rockville Baptist Church south of Jackson. More...

778th announces annual Christmas dinner

The officers and enlisted members of the 778th Support Maintenance Company in Jackson and Monroeville are invited to the Annual Family Christmas Dinner on Sunday, Dec. 7th at 12 p.m. More...

Editorials

Much to be thankful for this year

In many ways, Thanksgiving marks the official start of the holiday season. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Clock still ticking for Judge Fuller

Having just traveled to Denver to visit two children and six of our grandchildren, Nancy and I returned home Saturday to find these headlines from the past week. More...

People

JHS Diamond Club names $500 for 30 weekly winner

The Jackson Diamond Club recently announced its most recent winners of the $500 for 30 contest. This weeks winners include: Thursday, Nov. 20, Blake Bolen Friday, Nov. 21, Francis Powell Saturday, Nov. 22, Bailey Jones Sunday, Nov. More...

Stork Report

Mr. and Mrs. Will Richardson (nee Heather Henderson) of Selma announce the birth of their son, William Woodrow, Sept. 15, 2014, 10:18 a.m., at Jackson Hospital in Montgomery. He weighed 8 lbs. and 6 oz. and was 20-1/2 inches in length. More...

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In an effort to promote agricultural literacy, the Alabama Farmers Agricultural Foundation and Alabama Ag in the Classroom have shared two books with the libraries at Joe M. Gilmore Elementary School and Jackson Academy. More...