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2005 Fire Prevention Court

The Jackson Volunteer Fire Department recently announced the Fire Prevention Court for 2005. Members of this year More...

Special Sections

Church

Area Obituaries

Beech

Sid Beech, 93, a native and lifelong resident of Chatom, died Sept. 11, 2005 at a local hospital. More...

Directory of Area Churches

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

Let your light shine before men

Author Robert Fulghum tells the story of one of his professors, a wise man whose name was Alexander Papaderos. More...

Editorials

Correction

In last week More...

We prefer Republicans in Washington, Democrats in local offices

Inside the State House

When talk turns to politics in Alabama it usually leads to the governor More...

Just a matter of time before Riley confirms intent to run

Alabama Scene

The much-ballyhooed Labor Day cookout at the governor More...

People

White - Darden united in marriage July 30

Lori Christina Darden of Northport and Christopher Dale White of Jackson were united in marriage on Saturday, July 30, 2005 at Corinth Baptist Church in Elrod. More...

Smiths celebrate anniversary

The Rev. and Mrs. Reggie Smith of Perry More...

Walker - Butts to wed Nov. 5

Tanya Overton Walker and James Craig Butts are pleased to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. More...

Chase results in injury of Jackson officer

From Staff Reporters A Jackson police officer received serious injuries to his hand as a result of attempting to put an end to a high speed chase that began in Grove Hill Saturday night and ended when the suspect crashed into a parked van and More...

Jackson council annexes property

During its regular meeting Tuesday, the Jackson City Council approved the annexation of the remaining acreage along the Tombigbee River, south of Highway 177, into the city limits, moving ahead with plans for the possible future development of the ci More...

‘Use Candles With Care’ theme for Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week will be Oct. 9-16, with the Fire Prevention Parade on Oct. 12. More...

News

New EMA director reports some abuse of Katrina aid

Clarke County Interim EMA Director Roy Waite reported on relief efforts for Hurricane Katrina victims during the Clarke County Commission More...

Natural gas rate hike exaggerated

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Jesse Etheredge completes GED program in record time

Jesse Etheredge of Jackson was recently recognized for completing the General Education Diploma (GED) program through the Alabama Southern Community College Career Center in Jackson, in record time. More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

The Maine Event 2005 St. Peter%27s Episcopal Church in Jackson will be supporting Wilmer Hall Children%27s Home in Mobile by selling tickets for live Maine lobsters. More...

Education

ACS extends full tuition assistance to students enrolled in Louisiana/Mississippi two-year colleges that cannot reopen

The Alabama College System will cover fall semester tuition and fees for students enrolled in the public community, technical and junior colleges in Mississippi and Louisiana that cannot reopen due to catastrophic damage. More...

Former Jackson man cares for terminally ill

Burge appreciates the important things in life, his family

*Not just anyone can do Ian Burge More...

‘Mystery Readers’ surprise JIS students

The students in Diana Gibby More...

Sports

Aggies get region win over Hillcrest-Evergreen

The Jackson High School Aggies got a huge morale boost this past Friday when they beat Hillcrest-Evergreen 28-16, giving them their first win of the season and putting them at 1-1 in the region. More...

Bears hand Red Level 27-8 loss

The Leroy Bears took their winning ways to Covington County into Red Level More...

Eagles’ fight not enough for Pickens

Jackson Academy gave a valiant effort but lost 10-0 to the Pirates of Pickens Academy last Friday night at McCorquodale Stadium-Parham Field. More...