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August 28, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Jackson continues to make progress on paving projects

Paving projects continue to progress throughout the Pine City. During Tuesday’s meeting, Jackson City Councilman Dwight Goolsby said he is grateful for the improvements that are being made in his district. More...

NEWS BRIEFS

Scouts to host sign-ups on Tuesday night in Jackson

Boy Scout registration for the 2014- 15 school year will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 6:30 p.m. in the Jackson Intermediate School cafeteria. Michael J. More...

Special Sections

Church

CHURCH CALENDAR

Homecoming / revival at Friendship Missionary The Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Leroy has announced their fall revival continues through Friday, Aug. 29, at 7:30 nightly. The evangelist is the Rev. More...

In concert at FUMC

Sandy Glass, gospel singer, recording artist and songwriter will present a concert at First United Methodist Church in Jackson on Sunday, Aug. 31 at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. Admission is free and a love offering will be taken. More...

Holly receives Willie M. Rocker Award

The children of the late Ms. Willie M. Rocker presented a Bible to the 2014 Willie M. Rocker Award recipient, Amber Holly of Jackson at Mount Olive Number Two Baptist Church. Ms. More...

Education

Jackson High School hosts ‘Meet the Aggies’

Jackson High School held its annual “Meet the Aggies” night recently in the school auditorium. More...

Sports

JHS prepares for Thursday rivalry game

They didn’t come out of their preseason scrimmage with Saraland victorious, but the Jackson High School football team did leave the 28-0 road loss with a better understanding of what it needs to do to prepare for Thursday’s season opener More...

Bears prepare for home opener with McIntosh

The Leroy High School Bears were tested last Friday in a 21-7 loss to Class 4A Satsuma in a preseason jamboree. Though his team came out just short, Head Coach Jason Massey said there were plenty of positives to build on. More...

Clarke County ties Hillcrest, readies for Jackson

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs played the Hillcrest-Evergreen Jaguars to a 6-6 tie this past Friday night in a pre-season jamboree. Playing in Evergreen the Bulldogs scored on a touchdown run from Brandon Hollins. More...

For the Record

Police Incident Reports

Officers responded to a call on Aug. 18 for a wreck with no injuries in the 1000 block of College Avenue. Officers responded to a call on Aug. 18 for a wreck with no injuries in the 200 block of College Avenue. Officers responded to a call on Aug. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's Reports

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week include: Stephen Kendall Phillips, 23, making terrorist threat, possession of a controlled substance, driving under the influence, probation violation felony, $16,000 bond, arrested by Cla More...

ClarkeCo Deeds and Marriages

Marriage license applications Kenneth Ray Robinson, to Sheddret Latrice Rice. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. Property deeds listed Dated Aug. 14-20 More...

Narrow escape

Pamela Collins narrowly escaped injury on Friday when a log truck overturned on Walker Springs Road. The logs flew off of the trailer and struck her car. The driver of the truck, Charles Ellis Rivers, sustained minor injuries. More...

Early morning accident leads to minor injuries

An early morning accident on Walker Springs Road on Friday, Aug. 22, remains under investigation by the Alabama Department of Public Safety. The accident occurred at about 6:45 a.m. More...

Correction

An article titled “Walker Springs Road wreck causes fire and injures driver” in the Aug. 21 edition of The South Alabamian stated that the driver of the vehicle was Anthony Huggins Jr. More...

SMILE OF THE WEEK

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News

Jackson Academy students rally around Payne

As Jackson Academy student Payton Payne prepares for an important battle, the students and faculty of the school rallied to provide support. More...

ATRIP projects coming along in Washington County

County Engineer Matthew Rouse told the county commission on Aug. 25 that the ATRIP road and bridge projects are progressing well in Washington County. More...

Chatom paving projects are on the horizon

Chatom Mayor Harold Crouch said a number of paving projects are on tap for the city in the near future. More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

HIPPY program enrolling students The Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) Clarke County program is now enrolling parents of 3, 4 and 5 year olds for the 2014-2015 program year. Join now to become your child's first teacher. More...

Editorials

Listening to you is my top priority

From Atmore to Chatom and Daphne to Theodore, our August District Travel Period has been filled with stops throughout the First Congressional District. At each stop, my top priority has been to listen to the concerns of people from our area. More...

Alabama should expand Medicaid eligibility

Matthew 25 contains a description of the last judgment. More...

Political Cartoon

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People

Collins – Roberts plan October wedding

Amy Kathleen Collins and Jeremy Shane Roberts announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The couple will exchange vows on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 at 3:30 in the afternoon. More...

Karla Wright named to LBW President’s List

LBW Community College President Dr. Herbert H.J. Riedel announces academic honor students for the 2014 summer semester. A total 40 students were named to the President’s List and 46 were named to the Dean’s List. More...

Historical Society to hear about early local physicians

The Clarke County Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting Sunday, Aug. 31, 2:30 p.m. More...