June 9, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

No more bus service to Clarke Co.

Greyhound will not pick up passengers here after June 20

On June 21, Greyhound bus service to Jackson and two other locations in Clarke County will cease to exist, a company official in Dallas said earlier this week. More...

Special Sections

Church

Directory of Area Churches

ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God Coffeeville Road More...

We need to focus on things that really count

Dear friends, It More...

‘Brian Free and Assurance’ to perform in concert at Pineview Baptist Church

Brian Free and Assurance will bring a message of blessings and hope when they come to Thomasville on Saturday, July 30th, for a Homecoming Celebration Concert at Pineview Baptist Church. The concert begins at 7 p.m. More...

Editorials

Deep Throat fallout set the standard for future FBI operations

Guest Column

Alabama Policy Institute The revelation that Deep Throat was actually Mark Felt, the No. 2 man at the FBI during the Nixon Presidency, has focused new attention on the Watergate era and the political consequences that followed. More...

2010 election may be Artur Davis’ chance to make political history

Alabama Scene

Syndicated Columnist U.S. Rep. Artur Davis has never made any secret of the fact that he has far higher ambitions than serving in Congress. What Davis hopes to be is Alabama More...

Area economy takes another blow as bus service ends

The economy and well-being of this area of south Alabama will take another blow on June 20 when Greyhound bus services end in Jackson and 32 other towns in the state. More...

People

Area Obituaries

Pugh

Robert Stephen Pugh, a native of Jackson and a resident of Searcy, Ark., died May 25, 2005 in his home at the age of 74 after a lengthy illness with Parkinson More...

Terry Phillips elected Chairman of Community Bankers Association

In its final business session of the 19th Annual Convention & Trade Show, the Community Bankers Association of Alabama More...

Kids’ Fishing Day

Wal-Mart and the Conservation Service hosted Kids More...

Local businesses apply for alcohol sales licenses

Applications for alcohol licenses for nine Jackson businesses and three Mobile distributors were accepted for consideration by the Jackson City Council during a special meeting Monday. More...

Defibulators could give JPD ability to save lives

The Jackson Police Depart-ment just took a step forward in an effort to help save the lives of cardiac arrest victims by equipping its police cars with automatic external defibulators (AED). More...

ADEM: Mercury levels are safe in McIntosh

Tempers at times flared and Mayor Carrol Daugherty threatened to close the meeting down, but state and federal officials were finally able to complete a three-hour public meeting Tuesday night concerning mercury levels at nearby Olin Corporation. More...

News

Mobile home ordinance up for approval at Thomasville City Council meeting

The Thomasville City Council may be set to approve a comprehensive mobile home ordinance at its next June meeting. More...

Shelby announces applications available for firefighter grant program

U.S. Senator Richard C. More...

ClarkeCo Health Department May ratings announced

The Clarke County Health Department announced its ratings for eating establishments for the month of May. 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

Jackson Middle School annouces honor roll

Jackson Middle School recently released the names on the honor roll for the last nine weeks of school. More...

Rotch reunites with Tucker at HOBY Leadership seminar at Troy University

Laura Rotch of Jackson attended the Hugh O More...

Students score in top 33 percent

On Saturday, May 21, students from Jackson Middle School and Wilson Hall Middle School participated in a seventh grade Talent Search Alabama Recognition Ceremony sponsored by the Duke University Talent Identification Program. More...

Sports

Local 8 year old captures 2nd place in championship motocross series

Special to The South Alabamian Eight-year-old Branson Pan-sing of Jackson recently won second place in the Alabama State Championship Motocross Series. More...

Dixie League Results

Hits for the Cubs were provided by Wesley Harris, Matthew Watkins, Clint Mosley, Corey Besteda, Azale Jenkins, Lee Anderson, Crayton Motes and Ryan Daugherty. Evan Vice and Anderson were on the mound. More...

Blankenship receives awards

Lacey Blankenship is More...