March 11, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Thomasville Guard Unit to return home soon

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Park

SA Editor

Old St. Stephens Historical Park opened for the spring and summer months this past Friday and is ready for people to come enjoy what it has to offer. More...

Special Sections

Church

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Antioch Baptist Church More...

Directory of Area Churches

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

214 College Ave. More...

OBITUARIES

Lathan Funeral Home, Inc. More...

Coming Events

Annual Spring Jubilee

The Clarke County Association for Retarded Citizens (CCARC), located on Forest Avenue in Jackson, has set March 20 for its annual Spring Jubilee. The Spring Jubilee is CCARC More...

Editorials

Correction

The Clarke County Demo-cratic Executive Committee will meet Thursday, March 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the main courtroom of the courthouse in Grove Hill, not at 5:30 as reported last week. More...

Alabama Scene

Syndicated Columnist
Trooper protection for coaches sends bad message to taxpayers

A package of bills that would finance the hiring of more state troopers and also give the officers a pay raise is making some progress in the Legislature. More...

Protect children from firearm injury at home

Unintentional firearm injuries and deaths fact sheet

Unintentional shootings account for more than 20 percent of all firearm-related fatalities among children ages 14 and under and have become more common as the availability of firearms has increased. More...

People

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Williams chosen JHS Miss Elite Night Jessica Williams, center, was chosen as Jackson High School More...

Cards of Thanks

The family of Hazel Lee Parten wishes to express our deep gratitude for the prayers, visits, and acts of kindness from her friends and community during her illness. We appreciate your sympathy and thoughtfulness. More...

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‘Gospel Jubilee’ performs “Gospel Jubilee” of Jackson recently performed at a benefit fund-raiser sponsored by the Pilot Club of Foley. More...

WashCo man dies in motorcycle wreck

SA Editor

A Chatom man is dead following a motorcycle accident that occurred late Monday afternoon near Highway 56 West. More...

Chief Burge: JPD’s computer system needs replacing

SA Editor

Jackson Police Chief Charles Burge told members of the city council, Tuesday, that the police department has been experiencing computer problems recently and the system needs replacing. More...

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Mr. and Miss Jackson Academy selected Jackson Academy 9-12 grade students recently selected Mr. and Miss Jackson Academy and runners-up after faculty and staff selected the nominees. More...

Fire

Special to
The South Alabamian

Firefighters from the Jackson Fire Department were called to a house fire on Walker Springs Road last Thursday, Feb. 26. More...

News

Get to know more about CCARC during Mental Retardation Awareness Month

CCARC Director

On Tuesday, February 24, 2004, the Clarke County Commission approved a resolution that designates March as National Mental Retardation Awareness Month. More...

Former Ala. State Rep. Harrell Blakeney dies

Longtime State Represen-tative Harrell Blakeney died Tuesday afternoon in a Mobile hospital following a battle with a heart illness. More...

Chamber hosts ‘Business After Hours’

The Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its premier "After Hours Networking Social" last Thursday at the Kimbell House. More...

Education

Area students listed on National Dean’s List

Area students were recently listed on the National Dean More...

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JA celebrates 100th birthday of Dr. Seuss Kristin Donald More...

Everett receives $20,000 Presidential Scholarship to UM

Mindy Everett, a senior at Washington County High School in Chatom, has been awarded a $20,000 Presidential Scholarship to attend the University of Mobile. More...

Sports

Lady Aggies take second in T’ville tourney

SA Sports Correspondent
Demopolis JV 12
Jackson JV 4

The Lady Aggies Junior Varsity played their first game of the season Friday afternoon. More...

Wildcats claw McIntosh 16-1

Special to
The South Alabamian

The Millry Wildcats traveled down to McIntosh on March 4 for a match-up with their cross-county rivals, claiming a 16-1 victory. More...

Bears’ battle Panthers and Bulldogs toward 8-2 record

SA Sports Correspondent

The Leroy Baseball Bears made the trip to Excel last Tuesday. The Panthers took revenge for their only loss of the year with a victory over Leroy to run their record to 7-1. More...