November 24, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Fifth Citizens Police Academy graduates

The Jackson Police Department conducted a graduation ceremony and dinner for the participants of its fifth Citizens Police Academy, Nov. 17 at The Fish House. More...

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Church

Area Obituaries

B rown Bessie Delores Brown, 70, died Nov. 15, 2005 in a Mobile hospital. A native of Seaboard and a resident of Millry, she was a member of Providence United Methodist Church. She was a retired ASA service supervisor for Vanity Fair Mills. More...

Directory of Area Churches

This directory is brought to you by these sponsors who encourage each of you to attend the church of your choice May you enjoy an abundance of blessings this Thanksgiving holiday.

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

FUMC annual step sing scheduled Sunday

The annual Christmas Step Sing, sponsored by the First United Methodist Church of Jackson, is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 27, 6 p.m. on the steps of the church. More...

Sports

Leroy wins ‘Battle of the Bears’

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The Leroy Bears under direction of Head Coach Scott Phelps traveled last Friday into Houston County to face the Cottonwood Bears. Leroy sent the Bears of Cottonwood packing and looking for their basketballs as they went on to victory, 21-7. More...

Seven unbeaten teams make the prep playoff semi-finals

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Seven unbeaten teams and three defending champions are among the 24 teams advancing to the semi-finals of the Alabama High School Athletic Association football playoffs Friday, Nov 25. More...

Clarke Prep wins second straight state title

For six weeks the pot has been brewing. Friday afternoon the lid blew off at Movie Gallery Stadium in Troy and the Clarke Prep Gators ran through the Patrician Saints 35-7 to claim their second straight Class AA state championship. More...

No serious injuries result from Sunday wreck

Gay McNair and her granddaughters, Sonya and Conner, all of Thomasville, were fortunately not badly injured in an accident on Highway 43, between Grove Hill and Jackson Sunday evening. The Lexus Mrs. More...

Area Christmas parades planned

A number of annual Christmas parades and events are planned for the next few weekends around the county. More...

Highway 177 renamed ‘J.W. Andrews Highway’

"This has been a long time coming," said Jackson Mayor Richard Long, during a special dedication ceremony at city hall, Monday, conducted to rededicate Highway 177 from the end of Commerce Street to U.S. 43 as the J.W. Andrews Highway. More...

News

One arrest made in Sept. slaying of McIntosh man

Virgil Weaver, 20, of McIntosh was arrested Monday and charged with murder in connection with the September beating of Willis Charles Malone, 21, who died as a result of his injuries, two weeks after the incident took place. More...

Unemployment rate slightly higher

Although Alabama%27s October unemployment rate is higher than the previous month More...

Evergreen Baptist celebrates with Thanksgiving harvest dinner

On Nov. 19, the Evergreen Baptist Church hosted a Thanksgiving harvest dinner on the grounds. More...

Coming Events

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Jackson Little League elections to be conducted The Jackson Little League Association will conduct a board meeting for the purpose of electing officers and board members for 2006. More...

Editorials

Has the American public lost sight of what the War On Terror is all about

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Parker may seek Chief Justice seat in upcoming Republican primary Alabama Scene

Rumors persist that Associate Justice Tom Parker may challenge Supreme Court Chief Justice Drayton Nabors in the upcoming Republican Primary. More...

South Alabamian Readers Write

Speeding needs to stop on Oak Street

Dear Editor: We are concerned parents living on Oak Street in Jackson. Our concern is about the speeding that is taking place on this street on the weekends. More...

People

Mr. and Mrs. Worsham celebrating 40 years

Mr. and Mrs. Charles More...

Foreman celebrates birthday with family and friends

Mary L. Foreman celebrated her birthday with family and friends on Sept. 22, 2005. More...

W&MCC conference set for Dec. 3 at St. Paul A.M.E.

St. Paul A.M.E. Church in Carlton, located at 295 South Lake Road, will be hosting its annual More...