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October 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Plans for Fall Festival are taking shape

The 2014 Fall Festival is fast approaching. During Tuesday’s Jackson City Council meeting, Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Carolyn Carpenter said everything is falling into place for the Nov. 1 event. More...

SMILE OF THE WEEK

Lyla Cleveland More...

Special Sections

Church

CHURCH CALENDAR

Greater Pilgrim Rest hosts revival More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

Belk Ticket fund-raiser at The Arc of ClarkeCo. Belk Charity Sale tickets are available for $5 at The Arc of Clarke County, 501 Forest Avenue, Jackson. More...

Education

JA students become scientists for a day

Elementary school students at Jackson Academy conducted several scientific experiments last week to learn everything from biology to physics. More...

Sports

JHS holds on to defeat B.C. Rain

Jackson High School’s 38-24 win over B.C. Rain Friday night was a bit of a roller coaster ride for Head Coach Danny Powell and the Aggies. More...

Jackson Academy clinches postseason spot with 60-6 win

After a tough game for two quarters, the Jackson Academy Eagles exploded for offensive and defensive scores to take a 60-6 win over Sumter Academy and clinch a playoff berth. More...

Wildcats rolling toward region title

The Millry Wildcats rolled past the competition again on Friday night, defeating J.F. Shields 59- 14 to claim a big homecoming win. More...

People

Collins – Roberts announce final plans

Amy Kathleen Collins and Jeremy Shane Roberts will exchange marriage vows on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 at 3:30 in the afternoon. The private ceremony will be celebrated in Lyon Chapel at the University of Mobile. More...

Photo

Honors in Action Leadership Conference attendees pictured above are Delaney Underwood, Chanley Moye and Allison Gaillard. More...

Alabama Southern Phi Theta Kappa members attend leadership conference

Alabama Southern Community College’s Phi Upsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society attended the Regional Honors in Action Leadership Conference at the 4-H Conference Center in Columbiana, Sept. 26-27. More...

JPD seeks information on suspected arson, fugitive

The Jackson Police Department is seeking help from the public in locating Gabriel Lashon Bernard. More...

Frank Barbaree remembered as a true asset to Jackson, JHS

On Wednesday, longtime Jackson educator and philanthropist Frank Barbaree was laid to rest. Barbaree, who was 91, died on Monday, Oct. 13 at Jackson Medical Center. More...

JHS band racks up numerous honors

The Jackson High School marching band received hefty accolades during its first competition of the fall. During a recent meet in Demopolis, the band brought home the highest ratings it has received at a contest in 10 years. More...

News

County approves funding for Jackson project

The Clarke County Commission approved Tuesday $440,000 in federal road funding for a project on Clolinger Road in Jackson. More...

Millry citizens cite safety concerns about County Rd. 34

One side of the room was filled with citizens from the Millry area at the Washington County Commission meeting on Oct. 14. More...

JHS to hold dodgeball game and benefit

Jackson High School students are taking a step back to their playground days for a good cause. Thursday, Oct. 16, at 6:30 p.m., the school will host a dodgeball tournament to benefit fellow student Matt Bryan. More...

Editorials

What matters most in Southwest Alabama

There are some big issues facing our country: the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), illegal immigration, Ebola, Obamacare, the scandal at the Department of Veterans Affairs and the list goes on and on. More...

SEC reigns in college football

Five of the teams in the Associated Press and USA Today College Football Poll Top Ten rankings this week are members of the Southeastern Conference. More...

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For the Record

Police Incident Reports

An arrest was made on Oct. 2 during a traffic stop for failure to appear. An arrest was made on Oct. 2 for failure to appear. The suspect was picked up by the Washington County Sheriff’s Department. An arrest was made on Oct. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's Reports

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Oct. 7-14 include: Khianti Antwain Chaney, 22, possession of cocaine, probation violation-felony, $15,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Clarke County Deeds

Marriage license applications Chad Anthony Agee, to Tess Elise Ackerman. Raymond Lee Overton, to Sandy Kantrala Jones. Derrick Lawaun Moore, to Keedra Sharneice Scott. Spencer Jarmon Dorsey, to Natasha Reneta Jones. More...