October 6, 2005 RSS feed / News

McIntosh students will still be bussed to Leroy

Thanks to a special exemption from the state, students being bused from the McIntosh area to Leroy for school will be able to continue that trip for the remainder of the school year. More...

‘Picnic for Progress’ to be held in Grove Hill

Plans made for Clarke County Development Foundation

A "Picnic for Progress" on Thursday, Oct. 27, will show county residents the actions taken on their behalf by the Clarke County Development Foundation More...

UM offering opportunity for participation in mission program

The University of Mobile is offering the general public an opportunity to participate in its 2005-2006 University Missions Program. This year teams of students, faculty and area residents will travel to 11 different countries spreading the Gospel. More...

Jackson Academy celebrating Homecoming Week Oct. 3-7

Jackson Academy will be celebrating Homecoming Week Oct. 3-7. The Eagles will be playing the South Choctaw Academy Rebels. More...

Son of Jackson native to serve as next mayor of Tuscaloosa

Walt Maddox was elected Tuesday, Sept. 13, to serve as mayor of Tuscaloosa. More...

Grant to help victims of drunken driving

A $30,313 grant has been awarded through Gov. Bob Riley More...

Donation to library

Shelia Finch, public relations and fund-raising chairperson for White Smith Memorial Library in Jackson recently accepted a $1,250 literacy grant on behalf of the facility from Wal-Mart. More...

New library director looks forward to serving area patrons

White Smith Library in Jackson has a new director who has set some goals for the facility, which she hopes will improve services for patrons. More...

Correction

In the story on page 3-A of the Sept. 22 edition about the Bob Smith Family Car Show in Grove Hill, the name of Branson Linder, of Jackson owner of a 1968 Corvette, was inadvertently left off of the list of those receiving trophies. More...

Clarke County Records

Marriage license applications Bryant Henry Randall, to Debra Diane Sibley; Travarius Terrell Mobley, to Shakilla Laticia Williams; Brian Duane Clark, to Samantha Gay Lee. More...

JPD Report

The following activities were reported by the Jackson Police Department for the week ending Oct. 1. More...

Parent of JHS football player complains about head coach’s kick to the head

A parent of a child attending Jackson High School was at the most recent meeting of the Clarke County Board of Education to discuss an incident involving her child and Head Football Coach John Blackmon. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s Report

Just over 20 arrests were booked through the Clarke County Jail last week. Most of those were for traffic violations and worthless check charges. More...

JHS FBLA members participate in ceremony and reception

The Jackson High School Future Business Leaders of America recently conducted their induction ceremony. A reception was held at city hall. More...

West Alabama domestic violence victims to benefit from grant

Aid will continue to be available for victims of domestic violence in five west Alabama counties thanks in part to a recent grant awarded through the office of Gov. Bob Riley. More...

TRC officers elected

The Tombigbee Republican Club held its annual meeting Sept. 29 and elected officers for the upcoming year. Members also discussed strategies and possible candidates for next year More...

Jackson Water Board passes 2005-06 budget

The Jackson Water Board recently held its annual budget meeting and adopted its budget for the 2005-06 fiscal year. More...

Black Belt Treasures Gallery now open

The creations of Clarke County artists, craftspeople and authors are prominent in the new Black Belt Treasures Gallery that opened in Camden last Friday. More...

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Thomasville native and Alabama More...

Numerous kitchen fires keep Jackson Fire Department busy

Members of the Jackson Fire Department have responded to a number of calls during the past week while also busy with preparations for the annual Fire Prevention Week observance. More...