November 4, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Citizens asked to complete survey

The Jackson Police Department began distributing community surveys to citizens last week in an effort to provide better service to those who live within the jurisdiction. More...

New Era swarming with ‘Bs’

New Era Cap company in Jackson is swarming with Bs, but not the kind that can sting you unless you happen to be the St. Louis Cardinals. More...

Special Sections

Church

OBITUARIES

Keirsten Leigh Alford Keirsten Leigh Alford, infant, died Oct. 31, 2004 at a Mobile hospital. More...

Special day for moms and caregivers planned at Word of Truth Church Nov. 14

The Word of Truth Fellowship Church in Jackson invites all single mothers and caregivers to a More...

Are you willing to walk the talk?

Eph. 5:1-2 More...

Coming Events

Coming Events

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

Editorials

Whoever is elected will be everyone’s president

This is being written mid-day Tuesday. No one knows who will be elected president but turnout appears to be heavy locally and nationwide. It may be a long night not only for George Bush and John Kerry but for the nation and the world too. More...

Being an honorary state trooper didn’t help Charlie avoid a ticket

It is one of those dreaded times for me. I am writing this column several days before the election, many of you will be reading it after the election. You know who won, I don More...

Veterans Day marks 50th anniversary

A significant anniversary is upon us that I hope will not be overshadowed by the political wars that are being fought across the nation. This Nov.. 11th will be the 50th anniversary of Veterans Day. More...

People

‘Children’s Book Week’ at WSML; new books available

White Smith Memorial Library will be celebrating More...

Evans - Spence will exchange vows Dec. 18

The Rev. and Mrs. Rick Evans of Montgomery announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Heather Melissa, to Patrick Russell Spence, son of Mr. and Mrs. Troy F. Spence III of Jackson. More...

Monday last day for ASCC practical nursing applications

The deadline for licensed practical nursing (LPN) for the Alabama Southern Community College Nursing Program is Nov. 8. More...

Bush carries Alabama and local precincts

Voters decide on amendments and tax renewals

President George W. Bush was officially declared the winner of the 2004 Presidential Race shortly after 10:15 a.m. (CST) Wednesday. More...

Crime stats for Jackson released

The Jackson Police Depart-ment recently released crime statistics for the year 2003 and the first six months of 2004, boasting clearance rates above the state and national averages in several categories. More...

Young voters cast first votes

JHS More...

Street closings announced

The following streets in downtown Jackson will be blocked off Saturday from 6 a.m.-5 p.m. More...

News

Fall FESTIVAL 2004

The streets of Jackson will be filled with people this coming Saturday for the 2004 Fall Festival, which will feature plenty of goods and food from various venders, a lumberjack competition, plus lots of fun activities and games for the kids. More...

WashCo Board of Trustees elects Jessica Massey Ross as the new library director

Jessica Massey Ross has been elected by the board of trustees as director of the Washington County Library, and has already begun her new duties, said Michael Onderdonk, trustee chairman. More...

This year’s festival to be bigger than ever

The Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce attracts thousands of people to the streets of Jackson for the Fall Festival each year. They expect this year More...

Education

Washington County High School students named to honor roll

Students at Washington County High School were recently named to the first nine weeks honor roll for the 2004-2005 school year. More...

JPD hands out ‘Trick or Treat’ bags

The Jackson Police Department recently handed out More...

Jackson Academy PTO hosting college funding night Tuesday

The Jackson Academy PTO will be hosting a college funding night on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 6 p.m. in the gym. More...

Sports

Aggies drown Dolphins in homecoming blowout

The Jackson Aggies controlled the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball as they pounded the Dolphins of Gulf Shores High School 34-14 last Friday night at Simpkins Stadium/Legion Field. More...

JHS 2004 Homecoming Court presented

The 2004 Jackson High School Homecoming Court was presented during Friday night More...

My team: World Champions of Baseball

Jabber on Sports It has been very difficult waiting until now to write my story about the Boston Red Sox winning the World Series. More...