October 21, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Old St. Stephens Days this week

The public has a chance to take a step back in time from now through Oct. 23, when they visit Old St. Stephens, Alabama More...

Special Sections

Coming Events

Coming Events

Diabetes management Grove Hill Memorial Hospital diabetic educators will present More...

Education

JMS to take part in National Mock Presidential Election

Jackson Middle School students and teachers will be conducting a mock election on Friday, Oct. 22. More...

Clarke Prep School hosting ‘Halloween Carnival’ Oct. 26

Clarke Prep School in Grove Hill will be hosting a More...

LHS receives $500 grant

Leroy High School has received a $500 grant from the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance program to support the school More...

Sports

LHS Homecoming Court 2004

Presented as Leroy High School More...

JA Homecoming Court 2004

Jackson Academy presented its Homecoming Court for 2004 during halftime at Friday More...

Red Sox fans: ‘Who’s your Papi?’

I know that I have written about the Red Sox and Yankee rivalry recently, but how could I not write about it during the greatest comeback in ALCS history. More...

Man killed when hit by deputy’s car

The South Alabamian A Toxey man was killed late Thursday night on Highway 43 when he was struck by a Clarke County Sheriff More...

Thomasville site of annual CCCDF event

The Clarke County Development Foundation (CCDF) will hold its first annual meeting in Thomasville tonight (Thursday). More...

House 65 seat primary set for Tuesday, Oct. 26

Voters in Washington County portions of Clarke and Choctaw counties will go to the polls this coming Tuesday to vote on Democratic nominees to fill a vacant seat in the Alabama Legislature. Then they will go back the next Tuesday, Nov. More...

Assistance registration deadline announced

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced this week that Nov. 15 is the deadline for those wishing to apply for relief assistance from Hurricane Ivan. More...

News

No down-payment loans to Hurricane Ivan victims

Storm victims displaced by Hurricane Ivan may qualify for mortgage loans with 100 percent financing and no cap on liquid assets through the Alabama Housing Finance Authority More...

Rode 25 miles in bike-a-thon

The Jackson Police Department sponsored a bike-a-thon to benefit St. Jude Children More...

Grove Hill meeting next Tuesday will address Hurricane Ivan timber losses

In only a few hours, Hurricane Ivan transformed acres of healthy growing timber into acres of broken, splintered and uprooted trees. More...

Editorials

Is Bush too cocky, too reckless to be re-elected?

This page, the editorial page, is reserved for opinions. I may own the paper but I do not own the page and I do not control opinions. More...

Tuesday’s special primary is important

Some of you out there may be thinking that there is no reason to worry with taking the time to vote in next Tuesday More...

Court says Pryor appointment by President was not improper

The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that President Bush did not act improperly when he appointed former Alabama Atty. Gen. Bill Pryor to that court during a recess of the U.S. Senate. More...

People

Chance - Bumpers vows said Sept. 11 at Peniel Baptist Church

Beverly Lee Bumpers and Jonathan Lewis Chance were married in a double-ring ceremony Sept. 11, 2004 at Peniel Baptist Church of Jackson. The Rev. Donald D. Batson of Birmingham officiated at the 1 p.m. ceremony. More...

Lt. Wesley Young completes six-month deployment aboard USS Ticonderoga

Lt. Wesley K. Young recently completed a six-month deployment to the southern Caribbean and Eastern Pacific aboard the Aegis Cruiser USS Ticonderoga. More...

Thomas family reunion Oct. 24

Relatives of the late Mr. and Mrs. W.R. More...