January 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Tullis urges listeners to keep King’s dream moving forward

Keep moving forward. This was the message from guest speaker Dr. Stevenson Tullis during Monday’s annual Masonic Lodge No. 139 Martin Luther King Jr. Day commemorative march and retreat ceremony at Jackson City Hall.  More...

Correction

In last week’s edition of The South Alabamian, Will Windham’s name was accidentally omitted from the Jackson Academy A and B Honor roll.   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...

Special Sections

Church

CHURCH CALENDAR

Grace Chapel to host singing   Grace Chapel Church in Coffeeville will host a congregational singing Saturday, Jan. 20, 6:30 p.m., led by Donald Jackson.  The Rev. Renea Henderson, pastor, invites all to join in. More...

Hope is confidence that something better is coming

Living on purpose

I have the privilege of being a community chaplain and along with this opportunity to serve I see a lot of heartbreaking circumstances that many people do not see. More...

SeedS of Hope

The wonder of worship

Devotionals from SowerMinistries.org or Guido Ministries   More...

Editorials

Grandma’s cure-all remedy: Castor Oil

As I wake up this morning feeling like an elephant is stomping through my sinuses and chest, and a voice sounding like Brenda Vaccaro in a TV commercial for Playtex, I’m reminded of Grandma’s remedies for any ailment you might develop.&nb More...

Taking stock as a new year begins

This may seem odd, but as I look ahead to a year we all know will be momentous, you want to know what I feel most strongly? Gratitude.  More...

T-Town dominates politics

Awhile back, during Dr. More...

People

WC Hospital wins first place in contest

More than 300 submissions were sent in for Athena Health’s contest, My Hospital, My Community and with great honor and pleasure Washington County Hospital and Nursing Home accepted the grand prize of $10,000.  More...

VFW distributes goody bags

The Jackson area Veterans of Foreign Wars teamed up with Santa and distributed goody bags to all the residents of Jackson Health Care recently. More...

Alabama Cottage Food Law now allows food business

Locally grown and produced foods are becoming more and more popular. More...

After a long wait, Fraser is excited about participating in state’s DYW

All of the hard work and preparation for Washington County’s Distinguished Young Woman Emme Fraser will finally pay off this weekend when she takes the stage in Montgomery.  Last week, as she put the finishing touches on her routines, tale More...

Stringer announces he will seek re-election

Washington County Sheriff Richard Stringer has announced his intentions to seek re-election. More...

NEWS BRIEFS

Genealogy classes return in February

The White Smith Memorial Library announces its genealogy class schedule for February 2018. The class instructor will be Wayne Roney. Classes are provided on a firstcome, first- serve basis, and only five spots remain. More...

News

Chamber, TRC ring in the new year

Runners were glad to get moving Saturday when they were greeted by chilly temperatures at the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce and Tombigbee Running Club’s “Cheers to the New Year 5k.&rdq More...

Emergency alert sign ups underway in WC

During Monday’s Washington County Commission meeting, Emergency Management Director Mike Barnett outlined a telephone-based mass notification system that he hopes can be activated by the end of the month. More...

Washington County hopes to replace motor graders

Hours of use has left some of the Washington County Road and Bridge Department’s equipment on the sidelines when it is needed most.  During Monday’s Washington County Commission meeting, County Engineer Danny Overton said rising expe More...

Coming Events

Community Calendar

Library offers free E-book downloads Did you or someone you know get an IPad, tablet, laptop computer or smartphone for Christmas? Anyone with a White Smith Memorial Library card can download e-books for free with Internet access. More...

Sports

Eagles win thriller against Marengo Academy

It took the Jackson Academy boys’ basketball team a full 32 minutes to corral the Marengo Academy Longhorns for last week’s 52-49 road win, but in the end the Eagles gained the momentum at just the right time. More...

JHS Lady Aggies’ squad improves to 2-0 in area play

The Jackson High School girls’ basketball team solidified its position at the top of the area with a 40-11 pounding of Citronelle High School Friday night.  The Lady Aggies, who scored their sixth win in a row and improved to 2-0 in area p More...

WCHS boys and girls defeat rival Leroy

Friday, Jan. 12, the Washington County High Bulldogs traveled to Southern Choctaw High School to play the Indians in a basketball game they lost 56-46.  The Indians took the lead in the first period 13-9 and led the entire game. More...

For the Record

Clarke County Jail Reports

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Jan. More...

Clarke County Deeds

Property deeds listed  Dated Jan. 4-11  Robert B. Crocker, to Delano Goodman.  Larry Jones, to Majestic Timber LLC.  Pam Bradley, to Mary Jean Lolley.  Linda W. Harrell, to Laine W. Bolen.   Vanessa E. More...