September 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

United Way kicks off area fund-raising campaigns

Clarke and Washington counties recently held their fund-raising kickoffs as part of the southwest Alabama campaign.  Clarke County supporters gathered Thursday, Sept. More...

SMILE OF THE WEEK

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Special Sections

Church

CHURCH CALENDAR

Clay Dyer is guest speaker at ‘Marvelous Mondays’ service Sept. More...

Seeds of Hope

God’s light, man’s need

Lights shine more brightly when the night is at its darkest moment. Stars illuminate the skies with more beauty and brilliance when there is no glare from the glow of a city. Light also brings shadows and can cause blindness. More...

Coming Events

Community Calendar

Historical society presents history on Confederate soldiers The Clarke County Historical Society will hear a program on the history of a local Confederate soldiers’ organization at its monthly meeting on Sunday, Sept. 24. More...

Editorials

Do you care enough to go vote Tuesday?

In case you care — and maybe more so if you don’t — there’s a Republican primary run-off to decide a nominee for the U.S. Senate Tuesday. More...

Scars remembered

I have a scar above my lip. More...

GOP nominee to be decided

The very interesting and entertaining Republican Primary for our open U.S. Senate seat culminates this Tuesday with the clash between two Titans. More...

People

Miss Arnold, Mr. Roney announce wedding plans

Mr. Mike Arnold and Mrs. Gaylyn Arnold of Jackson, and Mr. and Mrs. Bo and Theresa Roney of St. More...

Benjamin, Grayson announce final plans

Dekaylynn Benjamin and Shane Grayson have announced their final wedding plans. The couple will exchange marriage vows on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at two o’clock in the afternoon, at the Church of God Pentecostal in McIntosh.  More...

Replacing personal address book brings back so many memories

Sometime ago I purchased a new address book as my book had run out of spaces to write new people and addresses. Not every page was full but several pages had addresses that had changed so many times there was no room for new addresses. More...

TRAFFICKING CHARGES

Citronelle men arrested for moving meth

A safety checkpoint stop by the Washington County Sheriff’s Department helped them remove methamphetamine from the street and make a pair of arrests.  Timmy Goodman, 20, and Marvin Lee Turner, 38, both of Citronelle, were taken into custod More...

The Arc celebrates another year of successful programs and fun

Supporters of The Arc of Clarke County gathered Tuesday at the H.W. More...

NEWS BRIEFS

Alpha Center banquet will be Oct. 12 in Jackson

The Alpha Women’s Resource Center is again inviting the public to learn more about its programs and mission s through the annual fund-raising dinner Thursday, Oct. 12 . More...

News

Hampton Inn honored with outstanding rating

The Jackson Hampton Inn undergoes thorough inspections by headquarters at least twice a year, and for five straight visits they have received the designation of “outstanding” on these quality assurance evaluations.  More...

WCC outlines hurricane preparedness plan for citizens

The Washington County Commission was questioned about their hurricane preparedness plan during Monday’s meeting by concerned citizen Anthum Gilley. More...

Volunteers are still needed for Old St. Stephens Days

In two weeks visitors to St. Stephens will have an opportunity to take a step back in time during the town’s bicentennial celebration.  St. More...

Education

Students of the Month

Gillmore Elementary School recently named “Students of the Month” for September. More...

Sports

SEPTEMBER 23 AUBURN & ALABAMA FOOTBALL

Alabama at Vanderbilt Nashville, Tenn. • 2:30 p.m. Watch on CBS   More...

Aggies outlast Jaguars to improve to 3-0

After a slow start, the Jackson High School football team got hot in the second half to score their second region win of the season with a 28-0 pounding of Wilcox Central High School. More...

Bears remain undefeated with big win at Citronelle

Friday night, Sept. 15, the Class 2A Leroy High School Bears hosted and defeated the Class 5A and previously undefeated Citronelle High School Wildcats 28-6 to improve to 3- 0.  More...

For the Record

JPD opens registration for Citizens Police Academy

The Jackson Police Department has opened registration for its next session of the Citizens Police Academy. The program will begin Monday, Oct. 2. More...

Jackson Police Reports

Theft by deception was reported Sept. 11 in the 200 block of College Avenue. Theft of property was reported Sept. 11 in the 300 block of Vanity Park Drive. Driving under the influence was reported Sept. 11 on Highway 43. More...

Washington County Arrests

Timmy Goodman, 20, of Citronelle, was booked Sept. More...