August 19, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Municipal elections Tuesday

From SA Staff Reports

Voters in Clarke and Washington counties will go to the polls next Tuesday to choose their municipal leaders for the next four years. 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...

Lathan Funeral Home, Inc.

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

Zula McGilberry Porter, 90, died July 20, 2004 at her residence in Jackson. She was a native of Pine Hill and a member of the First Baptist Church of Jackson. More...

Is there such a thing as absolute truth?

The question that many ponder today is, "Is there such a thing as absolute truth?" Much of society teaches, there is not really anything such as absolute truth. More...

Editorials

Editor’s Notes

By
Evan
Carden
SA Editor
More neighborhoods should follow example set this past weekend

This past Saturday, an eventtook place in my neighborhood that I wish I would see happen all over Jackson. A group of people who live here organized a gathering and invited everyone who lives in the neighborhood to attend. More...

Cleaning up city should be top priority of all Jackson citizens

This week The South Alabamian is publishing legal versions of the ordinances, in their entirety, recently passed by the Jackson City Council that allow them to have unsafe and unsightly property within the city limits cleaned up. More...

Alabama Scene

Say what you may about Don Siegelman....love him or hate him...but give him a rousing ovation for his upbeat nature. More...

One dies in wreck

Two men were injured and another killed in a collision on Gainestown Road Friday afternoon. The accident occurred about 4:45 p.m. More...

Local and national exhibit examines our history with food and recent innovations

Chatom is one of five small towns in Alabama chosen to host a Smithsonian traveling exhibition called "Key Ingredients: America By Food." More...

Leadership Clarke County Class of 2005

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News

‘Citizens must lead’

Common theme of multi-county leadership program

Southwest Alabama residents must not only raise their expectations, they must be innovative and willing to work hard and work together to improve their economic conditions, two speakers told citizens from several counties in the region last Friday in More...

‘Extraordinary results in ordinary places’

Dr. Grisham detailed "ex-traordinary results in ordinary places" of several smaller communities that he said had nothing going for them other than local people willing to work together to get things done. More...

Dream, then work for a better Alabama

Congressman Davis talked about the positive changes that have happened in Alabama over the years. 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...

Sports

Aggies, Bears prepare for big game, Aug. 26

SA Staff Writer

The Leroy Bears and the Jackson Aggies are both fervently preparing for the annual Battle of the Tombigbee, which will be played on Aug. 26, 7 p.m. at Legion Field in Jackson. More...

McIntosh to be known as the ‘The Demons’ again

For the past three years McIntosh High School has been without a mascot because of a potential nickname change. More...

Photo

Demons teammates get one-on-one contact training. More...

People

Davis - Clarke united in marriage July 24

Amy Elizabeth Clarke and Richard Matthew Davis were united in marriage Saturday, July 24, 2004 at Grove Hill United Methodist Church. Officiating at the 2 p.m. More...

Registration for classes at BTAS scheduled for Aug. 23

Registration for the Ballet and Theatre Arts School in Gilbertown is scheduled for Monday, Aug. 23 from 4-6:30 p.m. in Gilbertown. More...

Goldman - Clayton to wed Sept. 4

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Ray Goldman of St. Stephens announce the engagement of their daughter, Holly Nicole, to Ralph Edward Clayton Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph E. Clayton Sr. of Antioch. More...