August 26, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Waddill shares story of his fall onto barge

On March 23, 2004 John N. Waddill III of Jackson fell 40 feet into an empty barge while working for Jackson Wood Fiber. More...

House election date still not set

Gloria Dolbare says she will be candidate for late husband

Gov. Bob Riley still has not set a date for a special election to fill the District 65 Alabama House of Representative More...

Special Sections

Church

Indian Springs Baptist Church added to Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage

One of Monroe County More...

Fr. Jim Havens goes on sabbatical in Rome

Father Jim Havens, pastor of Visitation Catholic Church in Jackson, Sacred Heart in Grove Hill and St. Joseph More...

First Pentecostal Church conducting revival Aug. 26-28

The First Pentecostal Church in Jackson will be conducting a revival beginning Thursday, Aug. 26 and continuing through Saturday, Aug. 28 at 7 each evening. More...

Education

Dr. Williams completes radiology residency

Dr. Rodrick Williams, a former resident of Jackson, completed a four-year residency in radiology at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Mass. on June 30, 2004. More...

Adams recognized for outstanding leadership and service at Alabama

Jonathan Adams was recently recognized for his outstanding service, leadership and commitment to the University of Alabama. More...

Alabama ACT scores increase slightly with those across the nation

For the eighth consecutive year, the average score of Alabama More...

Sports

Battle of the Tombigbee rages on

The first game of the season is always one of the most anticipated contests for football fans of every size, shape and fashion. More...

New council members in Grove Hill

Results from other municipal races around the area are detailed below: More...

Man indicted for murder in deaths of mother, son

Four of the five men indicted for murder and attempted murder by the Clarke County Grand Jury have been arrested. More...

Jackson policeman injured in altercation

A Jackson police officer was injured during an altercation with a DUI suspect Saturday night. More...

Monster trucks come to Jackson

The Clarke-Washington Monster Truck Show thrilled the crowds with their car-crushing action this past weekend at Jackson Academy. Two trucks, More...

News

WashCo Mental Health teams up with local nursing facility to provide geriatric services to senior citizens

Many people may not realize it, but physical needs are not the only services provided to residents at the Washington County Infirmary Nursing Facility. More...

WashCo Solid Waste Authority struggles with collecting fees

The Washington County Commission voted Monday to place a new tax and a tax increase on the ballot of the Nov. 2 general election, to refund some money to six industries in the McIntosh area and to invite bids on the county More...

WashCo County BOE restores McIntosh High’s Demon mascot

The Washington County Board of Education employed five teachers and a bus driver and restored a mascot to a school Monday night. 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

Bob Harper one of many who helped me

SA Publisher Bob Harper More...

Healthy growth in tax collections gives SETF $120 million surplus

It is a most unanticipated development, but after months of gloom and doom predictions it now appears that the Special Education Trust Fund will end the current fiscal year with a surplus of $120 million. More...

Senate must act to protect family incomes

Unless the U.S. Senate acts to extend or make permanent the Bush tax cuts before the end of the year, Alabama families could see a significant increase in their federal income taxes next year. More...

People

Miss Siegel becomes bride of Mr. Stewart at Bellecourt Place

Carolyn Jeannine Siegel of Belleville, Ill and Timothy Dale Stewart of Laurel, Md. were united in marriage on June 1, 2004 at Bellecourt Place in Belleville. More...

Phillips - Sherman to wed Sept. 4 at Kimbell House

Lacy Jane Phillips and Christopher Steven Sherman will be united in marriage on Sept. 4, 2004, 2 p.m. at the Kimbell House in Jackson. More...

Beckham - Williams family reunion Sept. 4-5

There will be a Beckham and Williams family reunion on Saturday, Sept. 4 and Sunday, Sept. 5 at the Jackson Municipal Pool. More...