January 1, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Click it or Ticket’ campaign continues through weekend

Jackson Police Chief Charles Burge said Monday, that the Jackson Police Department will step up its patrols between Dec. 31, New Year More...

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U.S. Hwy. 43 North, Jackson
Center Point Baptist Church
Hwy. 154 - Coffeeville
Cliff Scarbrugh, Pastor
First Baptist Church - Jackson

214 College Ave. More...


Dixie Beech

Dixie Beech, a homemaker and member of the First United Methodist Church in St. Stephens, died Dec. 22, 2003 at Jackson Health Care Facility at the age of 91. She was a resident of Leroy. More...

Church Announcements

Bashan Baptist Church in the Opine community will be hosting a gospel sing Dec. 31 at 8 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend and bring their favorite finger food to be shared. More...


Editor’s Notes

SA Editor
Looking back at lessons learned in 2003

Over the past week, I More...

Safety is the most important thing on New Year’s Eve

There More...

Congressional Report

Rep. Jo Bonner
First Congressional District
Recent trip
to Iraq shows
some progress

Saddam Hussein More...


Smith - Futch united in marriage Dec. 27

Natalie Barkuloo Futch and Jeffrey Clayton Smith were united in marriage on Dec. 27, 2003 at the East Hill Baptist Church chapel in Tallahassee, Fla. More...

Tarver to celebrate

90th birthday Jan. 10

Douglas Tarver of Wagarville will be celebrating his 90th birthday at a reception on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004, from 1- 4 p.m. at the Ebenezer Methodist Church in Wagarville. More...

Gunter - Sullivan to exchange vows

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph L. Gunter, former residents of Jackson and now of Andalusia, announce the engagement of their daughter, Christian Fawn, to James Jarrad Sullivan, son of Sandra Kay McCulley of Wagarville and the late Thomas Lee Sullivan. More...

711th to be honored

Congressman Jo Bonner, R-Mobile, will be the guest speaker at a special program Sunday to honor local members of A Company (formerly B Com-pany) of the Alabama National Guard More...

Lawyers give county warning

Cost of not building new courtroom could be highSpecial to
The South Alabamian

Members of the Clarke County Bar Association came before the Clarke County Commission Dec. 23, with a new proposal for an additional courtroom to be constructed at the courthouse. More...

Girl who won hearts across Alabama dies at age 23

Megan Smith, the little girl from Thomasville who touched the hearts of Alabamians in the early 1980s, died Dec. 22 from liver failure at the age of 23. More...


Jackson Council votes to correct Pearce Park drainage problem

SA Editor

The Jackson City Council voted Dec. 23 to spend between $5,000 and $7,000 to fix a drainage problem at Pearce Memorial Park. More...

Water district disbanded

On Dec. 15, the members of the Southwest Alabama Regional Water Supply District voted formally to disband the district. More...

Clarke County Records

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Coming Events

Seeking fiction writers

Livingston Press is asking for fiction by Alabama authors for an upcoming anthology. More...

Government meetings

Clarke County Commission - meets the second and fourth Tuesday of every month at 9 a.m. in the commission chambers at the Clarke County Courthouse in Grove Hill. More...


8-point killed

Jeremiah Jackson "JJ", 12, of Gainestown shot his first buck with a .243 rifle Dec. 20 in Gainestown while hunting with his dad and cousin, Thomas Fox III of Jackson. The deer weighed 175 pounds. He is the son of W.C. and Carol Jackson. More...

Kills first deer

Devin Blackledge, 8, son of Jamie and Lisa Blackledge, killed his first deer with a .223 rifle, Dec. 13, while hunting with his dad. More...

First deer killed

Steven Bumpers, 10, son of Ralph and Betty Bumpers, killed his first deer Dec. 26, while hunting with his dad and his uncle Bill Bumpers in Winn. More...

Looking Back on 2008

AC Fabricated Products helping with War On Terrorism

Soldiers need all types of supplies to survive in the field, and perhaps one of the most important ones is made in Clarke County. More...

Ciba receives ADEM award

Ciba Specialty Chemicals More...

Grove Hill man dies in Christmas day crash

A Grove Hill man died Friday as a result of an early morning accident which occurred near Thomasville, Christmas Day. More...