February 2, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Bedsole qualifies for State Auditor

Former Jackson resident Chess Bedsole has formally qualified to run for State Auditor in the Republican Primary on June 6. More...

Wiggins to seek Clarke Sheriff seat

Gene Wiggins, an Alabama State Trooper for the past nine years, announced that he is a Republican candidate for Sheriff of Clarke County. More...

Disdain for President Bush appalls me

Editor

Watching President George W. Bush More...

Unlawful dumpers need to cleanup

The South Alabamian is making a pledge to expose illegal dump sites within its coverage area in an attempt to combat a problem that just won More...

Special Sections

Church

Area Obituaries

Anderson

Joe Anderson Jr., 71, died Jan. 26, 2006 in a Mobile area hospital. A native of Old Texas and resident of Grove Hill, he retired from owning and operating Anderson Well Drilling Service. More...

Photo

The family of Sophie M. Johnson wishes to thank all who helped so much with our mother: neighbors, Jackson Medical Center, Family Medical, JETS, Jackson Health Care Facility, hospice, doctors and nurses. More...

Accepting Our Life

Being able and willing to accept where we are in our lives can benefit our peace of mind and add to our personal happiness. More...

Sports

‘Strong men’ compete

A competition to determine Jackson More...

Winners of upcoming area tournaments will move into sub-regionals

Sports Chatter

Well, it More...

Jackson Academy to host powerlifting competition

Jackson Academy will host the Gulf South Open Powerlifting Meet, Monday, Feb. 6, at 10 a.m. in the school More...

Two sought for molesting children

A Jackson adult and juvenile are both being sought by the Jackson Police Department in connection with two separate cases of alleged child molestation. More...

‘Flat Stanley’ visits Jackson

There More...

Harvey vying for Clarke Co. Sheriff

Richard H. Harvey of Jackson has announced he will be a Republican candidate for the office of Clarke County Sheriff. More...

J.W. Andrews honored

Former Jackson City Councilman J.W. Andrews (third from left) was recently presented with a resolution by the Alabama Democratic Conference (ADC) recognizing him for his contributions to the local community as well as Southwest Alabama. More...

Smith withdraws from race; gives Riley her endorsement

Alabama Scene

State Sen. Harri Anne Smith, R-Slocomb, was not going to be a major factor in the Republican gubernatorial primary, but her announcement a few days ago that she would not run could have a critical impact on that election. More...

Diversity in Alabama attracting new industries

Legislative Report

One of the biggest concerns for the Legislature is the availability of jobs. Alabamians are hard workers, and our hope is that a strong work ethic will improve job security and pay. More...

News

Donations needed to assist with medical expenses for Cunningham family

Donations are needed to assist the Cunningham family with medical expenses accrued during the recovery of their daughter, Joy, who was hit by a car on Dec. 30, 2005. More...

One cleaned up, two more discovered

Top photo: The illegal dump site located on Salt Works Road north of Jackson, which was featured in last week More...

WashCo BOE names tech. school director

The Washington County Board of Education approved the transfer of Chatom Elementary School Principal Harold Crouch to the position of director of the Career Technical School, Monday, after they failed to take action on the measure at the Jan. More...

Education

South Alabamian Readers Write

SGA recognizes Clarke County BOE

Dear Editor: Will the Class of 2006 be prepared for life after graduation? Are first graders meeting all requirements? What programs will provide students with the necessary skills for today and tomorrow? More...

Students tapped with honors at LHS

Students at Leroy High School were tapped with honors for the 2005 fall semester. More...

Josh Jacobs named to President’s List at AU

Josh Jacobs, son of Deborah and Walter Jacobs of Chatom, has been named to the President More...

People

Author Deborah Ford releases new book, ‘Grits Friends Are Forevah’

The author of The Grits Guide to Life and Puttin More...

Miss Alabama Teen America Scholarship Pageant now accepting applications

The 2006 Miss Alabama Teen America Scholarship Pageant will be conducted on Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Athens State University in Athens. The program is currently accepting applications from contestants for the state pageant. More...

Students at JMS compose papers on career choices

Bridget Odom More...