May 20, 2004 RSS feed / News

Passed tax cut bill includes Sessions’ timber tax proposal

Legislation to provide tax cut for American manufacturers included a proposal authored by Sen. Jeff Sessions (R) that would allow more timber owners to be eligible for lower capital gains tax rates. More...

‘Cool Ray’ Breedlove performs

The residents of Jackson Health Care Facility were treated to some "cool" tunes recently, when Mike "Cool Ray" Breedlove and other staff members of Hospice South and Jackson Health Care provided some musical entertainment by perfo More...

Jackson seeks council seat

Eldridge Jackson Jr., 31, has announced that he will seek the District 1, Place 1 Jackson City Council seat currently held by Mims Hacketts. More...

Grant assists low-income residents with reducing their home energy costs

Low-income residents in five southwest Alabama counties may be eligible to receive help in reducing their home energy bills. Gov. More...

Funds targeted to save the lives of children

Gov. Bob Riley has awarded $25,000 to the Alabama-Tombigbee Regional Commis-sion to improve automobile passenger safety for children in six west Alabama counties. More...

Cards of Thanks

The family of Lucile Chastain would like to express our thanks for the flowers, cards, food, phone calls and especially the prayers during the loss of our loved one. More...

The Maharreys perform on worldwide broadcast

Local gospel recording artists The Maharreys, who are based in St. More...

Tea held in honor of mothers

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Chosen MVP

Jackson Academy More...

Grants will be used to improve highway safety

Traffic safety in southwest Alabama is receiving a boost thanks to two grants aimed at reducing injuries and saving lives. More...

Jackson Police Report

The following Jackson Police Department activity report covered the period of May 10 - 16. More...

Thomasville woman injured in leap from speeding vehicle

Driver of Jeep Cherokee sent to jail

A leap from a speeding vehicle led to injuries for a Thomasville woman and jail for a Dickinson man. More...

Crane installs antenna

A crane was recently seen at Washington County High School attaching an antenna to a pole previously installed, to give students wireless Internet access. More...

Smithsonian display is coming to Washington County Public Library

The Washington County Public Library, the St. Stephens Historical Commission and the Washington County Museum will host the Traveling Smithsonian Exhibit, Key Ingredients: America by Food. More...

Breedlove District 5 ‘Teacher of the Year’

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Military News

Boone

Keith P. Boone has been promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force. More...

In Memory

Amber Barton
May 19, 1979 - May 19, 2004

Time has helped us heal, it hasn More...

Bids awarded for

GH paving projects

Bids were awarded for the town-wide paving project and the resurfacing of the walking trail through S. P. Hudson Park during Monday night More...

Board approves bid for new JIS multi-purpose building

Hub Construction of Jackson was the low bidder on a new multi-purpose building at Jackson Intermediate School, bidding $655,236. The project is being paid for with part of the county More...

Washington County Sheriff’s Report

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Jackson Academy announces athletic awards winners

Baseball award winnersDuring its recent Athletic Awards Banquet, Jackson Academy presented the following awards for baseball (L-R) to JoJo Glass, Co-MVP; Luke Waters, Team Captain; Johnny Nichols, Gold Glove; Cody Ready, Cy Young; John Ryan Colvin, T More...

Extended call-in unemployment compensation claims hours

People who are eligible to file for unemployment compensation benefits now have extended hours to call in their claim at one of four unemployment compensation call centers in the state. More...