March 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Correction

In last week’s edition of The South Alabamian, Rebecca Hutto was incorrectly listed as Rebecca Morris. Hutto competes with The Workshop jiu jitsu and MMA.   More...

NEWS BRIEFS

Library will offer opportunities for Easter pictures Looking for a location to take beautiful Easter pictures? Visit the children’s department at the White Smith Memorial Library where there is an Easter backdrop waiting for you! More...

Special Sections

Church

Stave Creek Baptist welcomes Rev. Andy Goode as new pastor

Stave Creek Baptist Church welcomed its new pastor, Andy Goode, Saturday with a special meet and greet ceremony.  Goode and his wife Patty, who are originally from Albany, Ga., have four children. More...

Easter cantata to be presented Sunday, April 2 at FUMC

The Chancel Choir at the First United Methodist Church will present its pre-Easter cantata Sunday morning, April 2 during the 11 a.m. worship service. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

FUMC Whale of a Sale this weekend   The First United Methodist Church of Jackson will sponsor a "Whale of a Sale" Saturday, April 1, 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., in its Christian Life Center.  More...

Education

Fox returns to JHS to address students

Kyle R. Fox, a native of Gainestown and the son of Otis Rivers and Dineatha Fox-Dixon, was recently the featured speaker at Jackson High School for the annual Black History program. More...

Sports

Eagles increase win streak

Tuesday, March 21 Jackson Academy 12, Patrician Academy 1   The Eagles built a 10-0 lead with two runs in the top of the first inning, five in the second and three in the fourth before the Saints cut the deficit to 10-1 with a run in t More...

Jackson High School baseball falls to Citronelle in extra innings

An up and down contest and afternoon for Jackson High School ended just short of an area championship.  The Aggies, who had defeated Citronelle 6-0 Tuesday, March 21, fell to the Wildcats 12-1 and 3-2 in a home doubleheader that decided the are More...

Workshop earns medals and builds on reputation at state competition

The Workshop continues to rack up awards and make an impression on the competition.  The team recently competed in the spring Alabama Jiu Jitsu Federation championships in Birmingham and returned with plenty of hardware.  Milan Corbitt, wo More...

For the Record

Jackson Police Reports

Jenae Campbell, 24, was arrested March 8 on charges of violation of probation.  Claus Thompson, 52, was arrested March 16 on charges of possession of marijuana.  Scipio Tolbert, 27, was arrested March 17 on charges of open container.  More...

Washington County Jail Reports

Brittany Cole, 26, of Citronelle, was booked March 21 for possession of drug paraphernalia ($2,500 bond).  Phillip Wayne Moseley, 36, of Millry, was booked March 21 for driving under the influence ($2,000 bond).  Kevin Logan, 22, of McIntos More...

Clarke County deeds

Property deeds listed  Dated March 5-22  Glennie Property LLC, to Maddox Holdings LLC.  21st Mortgage Corporation, to Steven McKinley.  Southern Land and Timber Inc., to James R. Hudson.  Lorraine F. More...

Suspect slammed after resisting arrest

A serious situation was avoided in Jackson Wednesday, March 22, thanks to heads up police work from Officer Mike Hunt.  Officers received information concerning drug activity at the Murphy Gas Station in the parking lot of Walmart. More...

JPD asks motorists to avoid Carroll Street and Depot Road

The Jackson Police Department and the city of Jackson is asking the public to be aware of a sidewalk project that will be in full swing over the next two weeks.  The project, which will take place on Carroll Street and Depot Road, is extensive a More...

Several gutter and paving projects in Jackson are complete

The Jan. 2 floods left the city of Jackson fighting an uphill battle with street repairs, but the city has made steady progress over the past two months. More...

SMILE OF THE WEEK

Brought to you with a smile by:  KEVIN L. PICKETT, DMD, MS Specialist in Orthodontics 2620 College Avenue Jackson, AL 36545 Phone (877) 660-1103 www.pickettortho.com   More...

News

Fiddling fans will flock to Frankville on April 15

For the 40th year, the small Washington County community of Frankville will come alive with the sounds of laughter, music and fellowship at the Old Time Fiddlers Convention.  The event, which will take place Saturday, April 15 at the old Frankvi More...

Stringer said county jail could house state inmates

During Monday’s Washington County Commission meeting, Sheriff Richard Stringer said accepting state inmates could bring in revenue for the county. More...

McIntosh Rescue Squad’s presence would positively impact all of Washington Co.

Discussions continued during Monday’s Washington County Commission meeting on the topic of bringing back ambulance services to McIntosh.  Probate Judge Nick Williams, who once volunteered with the McIntosh Rescue Squad, said he would offer More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

JHS Class of ‘82 to meet April 1   Members of the Jackson High School Class of 1982 are encouraged to come together to plan their reunion Saturday, April 1, 11 a.m., at Mount Olive No. 2 Baptist Church in Jackson. More...

Editorials

Letter to the Editor

Support legislative bill to provide shelter for outdoor dogs

Dear Editor,  There is a Bill coming before the Alabama House of Representatives within the next few weeks that defines the word "SHELTER" for pets that live outside, primarily. More...

Tuscaloosa Mayor Maddox possible wildcard gubernatorial candidate

Last week we handicapped some of the potential horses in the upcoming 2018 Governor’s Race. More...

Why so much merger activity?

Financial institutions, telecommunications, radio and television, pharmaceuticals, automobiles, and oil companies are a diverse lot. But they have one thing in common. More...

People

Donald – Reed to wed Saturday

Johnneshia Donald and Vernon Reed III will exchange marriage vows Saturday, April 1, 2017, at three o’clock in the afternoon, at the H.W. Pearce Memorial Park Assembly House in Jackson.  More...

ClarkeCo 4-H announces 2017 Chick Chain project

The Clarke County 4-H Club is once again offering youth the opportunity to take part in the 4-H Chick Chain project. Youth will receive 18 one-day old chicks in early June and take them home to raise for about 22 weeks. More...

Goldman inducted into Phi Kappa Phi honor society

Shelby Goldman of St. Stephens, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Goldman was initiated at University of West Alabama.  More...