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Lathan Funeral Home, Inc.

FIRST IN PRE-NEED FUNERAL PLANS
Jackson - 246-2363

Clifford "Sambo" Dolbear, a resident of Jackson, died June 30, 2004 at his home at the age of 73. He was a heavy equipment operator for Clarke County and a member of the First Pentecostal Church in Jackson. More...

Don’t take the church for granted; make it a priority in your life

Hebrews 10:25 "Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another; and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching." More...

Okalona Methodist Protestant hosting singing Saturday

Okalona Methodist Protestant Church is hosting its regular second Saturday singing on July 10 at 7 p.m. More...

Education

President of ASCC presents scholarships to area students

Dr. John A. Johnson, president of Alabama Southern Community College, recently announced the recipients of scholarships for 2004. More...

Exchange students’ host families needed

Hosting a high school exchange student is like bringing the world to your doorstep. More...

JHS Class of 1979 celebrates 25 years

The Jackson High School Class of 1979 celebrated its 25th class reunion on June 25 at the Econo Lodge in Jackson. They ended the weekend with a dinner cruise aboard the Cotton Blossom Riverboat in Mobile on June 26. More...

Power goes out at JMC

This past Sunday afternoon lightning apparently caused damage at the Jackson Medical Center as well as several other parts of the city. More...

Dedication planned for new boat ramp at St. Stephens

A special dedication ceremony will be conducted at the new Historic St. Stephens Landing, located in Historic St. Stephens Park, this Saturday at 10 a.m. The public is invited to attend. More...

Jackson native wins Mobile Press Club award

Jackson native Ashley Toland recently won the Mobile Press Club More...

News

Fireworks, family fun and games highlight the 4th

Local citizens of Clarke and Washington counties had several opportunities to see fireworks More...

Area towns celebrate

Independence Day

Fireworks and fun for the whole family attracted many people to area Fourth of July celebrations, which were spread out over the three-day holiday weekend. More...

Local students attend HU Leadership Forum

Local high school students Austin Wilson, Rachael Bridges and Kyle Wilson attended Harding University 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...

Editorials

Editor’s Notes

By
Evan
Carden
SA Editor
Alabama should follow other states

As most of you have probably read and seen in the news lately, the problem of the illegal manufacture of methamphetamine is getting worse on a daily basis. More...

Congressional Report

By
Rep. Jo Bonner
First Congressional District
Break gives legislators opportunity to reflect on recent accomplishments

Recently, the House of Representatives adjourned for a week-long district work period. More...

Alabama Scene

Gov. Bob Riley says he is now but days away from announcing his plans to resolve the financial crisis facing public education as well as General Fund agencies. More...

People

Broadhead - Spence united in marriage May 1 at First Assembly of God

Patricia Renee Spence and Philip Broadhead were united in marriage on Saturday, May 1, 2004 at the First Assembly of God in Jackson. More...

Hicks - Beck exchange wedding vows June 23 at the Kimbell House

Tiffany Danielle Beck and Robert Bryan Hicks were united in marriage on Wednesday, June 23, 2004 at the Kimbell House in Jackson. More...

Miss Bracy to become bride of Mr. Pickens Jr. Aug. 7

Jessica Bracy of Jackson and Wallace Pickens Jr. of Gainestown will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2004 at the Greater Mount Sinai Church on Chastain Hill. More...