June 17, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

JMC marks 50 years serving Jackson area

Jackson Medical Center hosted a celebration to mark its 50th anniversary recently, setting a milestone in health care for the area. More...

Special Sections

Church

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

Dorothy Wilder Beck Blackmon

Dorothy Wilder Beck Blackmon, 59, a resident of Jackson, died June 5, 2004 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. More...

Only things of God last; are you ready?

During the course of his sermon, an evangelist wanted to emphasize the brevity of life. He took a long pause, then said, "Every member of this church is going to die. More...

Editorials

Publisher’s Comments

Cleaning out some clutter around 6 o More...

Community should be proud of JMC

The administration and staff at Jackson Medical Center (JMC) recently hosted a celebration to mark the facility More...

Jim Davidson

When it comes to motels, at one time the name Holiday Inn was the standard in our country. While the major portion of this chain has been sold, I stayed in a Holiday Inn this past week and it was wonderful. More...

People

Melanie Sheldon becomes bride of Brett Harrison Maddox on April 3

Melanie Adair Sheldon of Atlanta, Ga. became the bride of Brett Harrison Maddox of Woodstock, Ga. during an April 3, 2004 ceremony at the Victoria Belle Plantation in Hogansville, Ga. More...

Hawkins - Williams engagement announced

Carrie Andrews of Rockville and Charles Hawkins of Mobile announce the engagement of their daughter, Tanisha Trenise, to Calvin Williams, son of Henry Williams of Thomasville and the late Lula Mae Williams. More...

Arts Council of Thomasville presents ‘Nunsense’ July 9-11

The Arts Council of Thomasville will present "Nunsense", a musical by Dan Groggin on July 9 and 10 at 7 p.m. and July 11 at 2 p.m. at the Thomasville High School Cafetorium. More...

Shooter takes aim at wrong target

A Millry man was arrested last Friday following a shooting incident on Sam Sullivan Road in the Red Creek area of Washington County. More...

Woman dies in boating accident Saturday on Alabama River

Carolyn Jean Melton, 51, of Holt, Fla., died as the result of a boating accident, which occurred around 2 p.m., June 12, near Haines Island in Monroe County. More...

Vice chosen WashCo Junior Miss

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News

Last known living Confederate widow laid to rest

She was born into obscurity in Coffee County to a sharecropper More...

‘Wilson’s Guards’ to be honored Saturday

This Saturday Washington County will remember and honor the sacrifices of "Wilson More...

JPD officers receive minor injuries in rear-end collision

Two Jackson Police officers received minor injuries when one of them was rear-ended while waiting at a traffic light this past Sunday afternoon. More...

Coming Events

VFW 5355 meetings

The VFW Post 5355 and ladies auxiliary will meet the third Thursday of every month, 6 p.m., at the VFW Club on Club Wiley Road. More...

Education

Teens gathered June 9-11 at AFFYL conference

Seventy-five teens from all across Alabama gathered in Columbiana June 9-11 for the Alabama Farmers Federation Youth Leadership Conference. More...

Local students receive awards and scholarships from Ciba

Ciba Specialty Chemicals has recognized six local high school seniors who have demonstrated dedication to and outstanding performance in science. More...

NAACP of Clarke County to award scholarships at Juneteenth celebration

The Clarke County branch of the NAACP will award four scholarships at the upcoming Juneteenth Celebration Heritage Banquet at Gloria More...

Sports

11-year-old Little League All-Stars announced

The 2004 11-year-old Jackson Little League All-Star Team was announced Tuesday night at North Jackson Park. More...

12-year-old Little League All-Stars announced

The 2004 12-year-old Jackson Little League All-Star Team was announced Tuesday night at North Jackson Park. Team members (front, L-R) are Phillip Ervin, Fred Adams, Josh Kimbell, A.J. More...

Dixie League All-Stars win in Saraland

The 13-year-old Dixie League All-Stars traveled to Saraland this past Saturday and won the Pre-District Tournament. The All-Stars beat Saraland 7-2 and McIntosh 6-1. Saraland had lost earlier in the day to McIntosh 7-5. More...