January 12, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

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Area Obituaries

Dickinson

Bob C. Dickinson, 72, a native and resident of Grove Hill, died Jan. 5, 2006. A former tax assessor for Clarke County, he retired after 30 years as an independent oil and gas broker for various companies throughout the country. More...

Take An Interest In Others

Since most people would rather talk about themselves, than listen to others, many conversations tend to be rather self-centered, with each party to the conversation trying to outdo the others in their attempt to convince everyone how grand they are. More...

Pearcey to present Theta Alpha Kappa Christian lecture Feb. 8

Nancy Pearcey, Francis A. Schaeffer Scholar at the World Journalism Institute, will present the Theta Alpha Kappa Christian worldview lecture at the University of Mobile on Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 1 p.m. More...

Education

Jackson Intermediate School students tapped with honors

Students at Jackson Intermediate School were recently tapped with honors for the second nine weeks. More...

Jackson Middle School students raise money for students in need

Jackson Middle School continued their fund raising efforts this Christmas for those students in the community that were in need of some assistance. More...

ASCC hosting Advanced Technology Career Fair Jan. 26

Alabama Southern Community College will be hosting its Advanced Technology Career Fair and Advanced Technology Labs Open House on Thursday, Jan. 26 at the Thomasville campus. More...

Sports

Bears and Bulldogs face-off

The Bears suffered tough losses this week to Washington County and Thomasville dropping their overall record to 9-5 and 2-2 in the 2A area 1. More...

Vince Young not ready for move to the pros

Sports Chatter

No matter what all of the NFL people tell Vince Young about his draft prospect, I believe that he is nowhere near ready to play at the next level. More...

Panthers win three more

The Coffeeville Panthers improved their record to 11-5 by winning three straight including two area games. More...

Two die in separate crashes

A Jackson and a Citronelle man were both killed in separate wrecks this past weekend. More...

Sante Fe Lodge 226 celebrates 150 years

Jackson More...

News

Governor proposes giving millions of dollars to schools

Clarke and Washington counties

Schools in Clarke and Washington counties could receive more than $2.5 million combined in additional monies if a proposal by Gov. Bob Riley meets legislator More...

Dr. Hubert featured speaker at MLK observances Monday

Dr. Ozelle L. Hubert, P.D. MHS, DE will be the featured speaker at two area observances in recognition of the 77th birthday of slain civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 16. More...

Regional landfill in WashCo one step closer to reality

The Washington County Commission took another step toward establishing a regional landfill near Mt. Vernon and voted to upgrade computers in the probate office during its Monday meeting. More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

Dr. Hubert to speak at MLK Day services Dr. O.L. Hubert will be the guest speaker at the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative March and at the Mt. Olive Baptist Church No. 2 in Jackson at 6 p.m. More...

Mark Your Calendar

Dr. Hubert to speak at MLK Day services Dr. O.L. Hubert will be the guest speaker at the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative March and at the Mt. Olive Baptist Church No. 2 in Jackson at 6 p.m. More...

Editorials

Their intentions were good, but not well thought out

Editor

As many of you know by now, the Clarke County Commission voted Tuesday to rescind their decision to purchase terrorist insurance after catching a great deal of flack from the public, as well as local, state and national media. More...

Highly anticipated election already generating sparks

Alabama Scene

Lucy Baxley has kicked off her campaign for governor, Don Siegelman wants to have a debate with her, Gov. More...

On current track Jackson will prosper

Jackson More...

People

UAB doctors say new methods of treating ovarian cancer provide survival extension

The University of Alabama in Birmingham specialists concur that flooding the abdominal cavity with conventional chemotherapy, a new regimen for treating certain patients with advanced ovarian cancer, provides a significant survival extension and will More...

Grant-writing workshop set for Jan. 25-26 in Birmingham

There will be a grant-writing workshop with available scholarships on Wednesday, Jan. 25 and Thursday, Jan. 26 at the Redmont Crown Plaza Hotel, 2101 Fifth Ave. North in Birmingham. More...

Girl Scout Troop No. 106 conducts party

Jackson Girl Scout Troop 106 conducted their Cookie Kick-Off party on Sunday, Jan. 8. They learned safety tips on selling cookies, played games and decorated assorted cookies with icing and toppings. The Girl Scout cookies went on sale Jan. 9. More...