March 31, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Congressman Jo Bonner: ‘We must balance the budget’

U.S. Congressman Jo Bonner made stops in Washington and Clarke counties March 23, as part of his town meetings tour through the district he represents. More...

Special Sections

Church

OBITUARIES

Blanche Mae Gwin Blackmon

Blanche Mae Gwin Blackmon, 98, died March 26, 2005 in a Washington County Nursing Home. A native of Marengo County and a resident of Tibbie, she was a homemaker and member of Peniel Baptist Church in Jackson. More...

Making God’s works known

Whenever we find ourselves in times of crisis or suffering, we want to know the cause. Why would God put us in this situation? Does God really have anything to do with it, or does He even care? Why must there be pain, anyway? More...

Rocky Mount Baptist celebrating church anniversary April 3

Rocky Mount Baptist Church in Barlow Bend will be having the annual church anniversary on Sunday, April 3 beginning at 1 p.m. More...

Editorials

Feeling of self-worth something everyone needs

SA Editor Ed itor More...

Legislative update on bills concerning wildlife issues Wildlife Notes

Columnist A major benefit of my association with the Alabama Wildlife Federation is getting updates on bills in our State Legislature that have to do with conservation and wildlife issues. More...

No dark horse candidate will win in 2006 race for governor

Syndicated Columnist Al abama Scene For those who cover Alabama politics More...

People

Isom - Brown to be united in marriage Saturday

Chicquita Renee Isom and Roderick Chantel Brown will be united in marriage on Saturday, April 2, 2005 at the VFW Hall in Jackson. More...

Johnson - Long to wed Saturday at Pine Grove UMC

Sarah Elizabeth Johnson of Jackson and James Rawls Long of St. Stephens will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, April 2, 2 p.m. at Pine Grove Hill United Methodist Church in Leroy. More...

Acker - Payne honored at several parties

Lesley Acker and Frazier Payne were honored with several parties and showers recently. More...

Little League park gets new lights

Right photo: New light poles and lights, donated by Clarke-Washington Electric, were being installed this past Friday at North Jackson Little League Park. More...

Three hurt in crash near Coffeeville Saturday

Three people were injured in an automobile crash just outside of the Coffeeville town limits on Highway 69 early Saturday morning. More...

Grove Hill events offer weekend of fun and history

Visitors to the town can learn about local history or attend a springtime celebration

A big weekend is slated in Grove Hill with two events to entertain people. More...

News

Tire explodes on Grove Hill repair shop employee

An employee at Kelly More...

New gymnasium dedicated

The new gymnasium at Jackson Intermediate School was recently dedicated. Speaking at the event was Clarke County Superinten-dent of Schools Gerald R. Stephens. A celebration followed the formal dedication ceremony. More...

WashCo Commission looks at hiring and bids for dump trucks and fuel

Washington County Engineer Bob Gunter held a long discussion about operations of his department with the county commission Monday morning, then the commission took several actions. More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

Tag fee meetings set A series of seminors at all of the fire stations in the county will be conducted in the near future by a group opposing the proposed $25 tag fee. More...

Education

Honor roll students named at Jackson Middle School

Students at Jackson Middle School were recently named to the honor roll for the third nine weeks. More...

Davis demonstrates hazards of electricity

Susan Davis, an employee of Alabama Power Co., demonstrated the hazards people encounter when coming in contact with power lines to LaRosia McKenzie More...

UAB hosting Young Authors’ Conference Saturday April 23

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) will be hosting the 20th annual Young Authors More...

Sports

Eagles fall to Gators in area game

Special to The South Alabamian Last Wednesday Jackson Academy fell 10-1 to rivals, the Clarke Prep Gators, in Jackson. More...

Aggies can’t hold on against Gulf Shores

Jackson High School More...

McIntosh’s Davis competes for ‘Player of the Year’ award

If the game is on the line for the Lady Demons of McIntosh High School you are going to find the ball in the hands of Kimberly Davis. More...