March 3, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Baseball in full swing

Aggies now 6-0 after defeating CCHS

The 2005 high school baseball season is now under way, with the annual Tombigbee Classic taking place all this week. More...

Former Jackson car thief at it again

Suspect confesses to police after witnesses place him behind the wheel

A man previously convicted of a number of auto thefts in the Jackson area has been arrested once again after allegedly stealing an automobile from in front of a downtown building early last Thursday, Feb. 24. More...

Special Sections

Church

OBITUARIES

Linda Sue Allday

Linda Sue Allday, a native of Grove Hill and a resident of Coffeeville, died Feb. 25, 2005 in her home at the age of 54. She was a clerk for the Water Board in Coffeeville and a member of the Coffeeville Baptist Church. More...

Are we depending on government too much and God too little

Recently, the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled that the city of New London could seize private property under the "eminent domain" clause. The property in question consists of private homes in an older neighborhood of the city. More...

St. Stephens Baptist Church hosting Terry Hall Sunday

Bass singer Terry Hall will be performing during the evening service at St. Stephens First Baptist Church at 6 p.m on Sunday, March 6. More...

Editorials

Flier gets too much credit for GOP House win

SA Publisher Pu blisher More...

President Bush’s trip a fence-mending process

First Congressional District Congressional Report More...

In a fight between Paul Hubbert and anybody – bet on Paul

Syndicated Columnist Al abama Scene The closest thing we have had to World War III in Alabama politics has erupted in Montgomery. On one side, firing away with all the weapons at his command, is Gov. Bob Riley. On the other side is Dr. More...

People

BTAPC conducts annual Angels Banquet

The Ballet and Theatre Arts Performing Companies conducted its annual Angels Banquet on Saturday, Feb. 26. More...

Jones - Rutledge to wed April 23 at Mt. Gilead

Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Jones of Jackson announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Rachael Amie, to Garet Raye Rutledge, son of Mr. and Mrs. Danny Rutledge of Saraland. More...

‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ to open March 11 at Joe Jefferson Playhouse

Harper Lee More...

Senior citizens would be exempt from new tag fee

Special to The South Alabamian The proposed tag fee legislation to benefit economic development in Clarke County, most specifically the purchase of an industrial park where Louisiana-Pacific will build a new plant, has been rewritten to inclu More...

‘Cat-In-The-Hat Council’ formed

For one day, there was a different type of rule in Jackson, when Mayor Richard Long (back) appointed four temporary More...

WashCo to get new E-911 facility

Beech Construction of Chatom won the contract for erecting the first building of the Washington County E-911 Communication District with a quote of $523,591. More...

News

Mission team getting ready for Nicaraguan trip

First Baptist Church will host huge rummage and bake sale Saturday

The South Alabamian Fund-raising efforts have begun for the mission team from First Baptist Church in Jackson. More...

Jackson schools among those slated for improvements

By Kathryn F. Pickard Special to The South Alabamian More...

EMA director claims phone malfunctioned

A malfunction in the telephone system apparently kept telephone calls to the Clarke County Emergency Management Agency office from going through in the days after Hurricane Ivan struck last September, local EMA Director Clay Larrimore says. More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

JMC offers diabetes classes Diabetes classes are offered at Jackson Medical Center on Tuesday nights. Please call 251-246-9021 for class schedules. More...

Education

Kellee Jill Lassiter wins Ina E. Powell Memorial Scholarship

Kellee Jill Lassiter of Silas in Choctaw County is the first recipient of the Ina E. Powell Memorial Scholarship. More...

University of Mobile offering public participation in missions program

The University of Mobile is offering the general public an opportunity to participate in its 2005 University Missions program. This year teams of students, faculty and area residents will travel to 11 different countries spreading the Gospel. More...

JA students participate in contest

Students at Jackson Academy recently participated in the Reader More...

Sports

Aggies sweep Bears and Bulldogs

As of Tuesday morning, Jackson High School More...

Eagles open season with win

Jackson Academy More...

Lady Aggies start season in Fairhope Frost Tournament

Special to The South Alabamian The Jackson High School girls softball team had a tough start to their season, losing three of their first four games in the Fairhope Frost Tournament. More...