April 7, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Jackson man dies in West Bend wreck

A Jackson man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in West Bend over the weekend. More...

Bill seeks to outlaw hog-dog fights

A Clarke County legislator is sponsoring a bill that would outlaw More...

Special Sections

Church

OBITUARIES

Todd Curtis Anderson

Todd Curtis Anderson, 21, a native and resident of Jackson, died April 3, 2005 in Coffeeville on Highway 31 South in an automobile accident. More...

Capital punishment: Is it right or wrong?

Our nation has seen its share of sensational murders and murder trials in recent months. Though we may not like to think about it, this is sure to continue. The age-old question comes up often, More...

St. Paul Baptist hosting 129th anniversary Sunday

St. Paul Baptist Church in Salitpa will be celebrating their 129th anniversary on Sunday, April 10 beginning at 3 p.m. More...

Education

Hylan Noble receives honors at University of Alabama

Hylan Elizabeth Noble, a freshman at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, was recently chosen as a University of Alabama Athletic Hostess for the 2005-06 school year. She is pursuing a degree in nursing. More...

Cub Scouts receive awards and attend field trips

The Jackson Cub Scouts Bears division recently toured the fire and police departments in Jackson. The Bears visited the Jackson Police Department and participated in finger printing. with Officer Jason Thomas conducting the tour. More...

LaToya Collins named to President’s List

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Voters to decide if Jackson goes ‘wet’

During a special meeting of the Jackson City Council, Monday, council members voted unanimously to hold a special election May 10, for voters to decide whether there will be legal alcohol sales in Jackson. More...

CCARC clients enjoy living as roommates

CCARC (Clarke County Association for Retarded Citizens) clients Cindy Baugh and Val Montgomery are more than just friends, they are also roommates. More...

Lightning blamed for outage

Lightning was blamed for a power outage that idled the Boise paper mill in Jackson as well as a large portiion of Jackson and Grove Hill Monday morning. More...

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...

News

Celebrating opening day

The employees at New Era Cap Company in Jackson were provided with a special treat Monday, when company officials put on an afternoon of food and fun to celebrate the opening day of the Major League Baseball season. More...

Newest MPD officer completes training

McIntosh Police Chief Mike Barnett recently announced that the department More...

Tag fee bill for Clarke Co. passes

District 65 Representative Nick Williams casts lone

The local bill to increase Clarke County tag fees by $25 to benefit economic development passed the Alabama House of Representatives Tuesday. 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...

Editorials

State of Alabama loses two political legends, Heflin and Bevill

First Congressional District Co ngressional Report More...

South Alabamian Readers Write Much can be accomplished if we all work toward common goal

Dear Editor, I commend you for the interest you are taking in the retarded, and for your promised series of articles which will, I feel sure, open the eyes of many of us who are more fortunate. More...

Heflin and Beville epitomized the term ‘Greatest Generation’

Alabama Scene

Syndicated Columnist In his best-selling book Tom Brokaw described the men and women who wore the suit of their country in World War II as the "Greatest Generation", and you could not find two men who epitomized that accolade more than Howell Hef More...

People

Dixon- Scarbrough Family Reunion set for April 30

The Dixon-Scarbrough Family Reunion will be on Saturday, April 30. More...

Cartee - Bankston to be united in marriage May 14

Mr. and Mrs. Mike Cartee of Leroy announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Deidre Delys, to Dr. James Harold Bankston Jr. of Birmingham, son of Dr. and Mrs. James H. Bankston Sr. of Alexander City. More...

Jackson Women’s Club conducts meeting in Mobile

The Jackson Women More...