February 9, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Chancey to run for school board

Barry Chancey has announced that he will be a Republican candidate for the Clarke County Board of Education District 3 seat. More...

Junior Miss contestants leaving for Montgomery

Jessica Williams, Clarke County More...

Special Sections

Church

Area Obituaries

Davidson

Ronald Lee Davidson, 61, a native of Deer Park and resident of Leakesville, Miss., died Feb. 2, 2006 at his home. He was a superintendent for the city of Stateline, Miss. Water Works Department and a veteran of the U.S. More...

In Memory

In Memory of Clyde B. Smith May 6, 1917 - Feb. 10, 2005 More...

Old St. Matthew hosting Annual Old Ship of Zion Program Feb. 19

The Annual Old Ship of Zion Program is planned for Sunday, Feb. 19, 2 p.m. at the Old St. Matthew Baptist Church in the Lilly Valley community in Choctaw Bluff. More...

Editorials

It will be up to Congress to meet Bush’s challenges

Congressional Report

State of the Union In his State of the Union address last week, President Bush championed an ambitious agenda for the upcoming year. More...

2006 race for governor turning into a horserace Inside the State House

In many ways people who love horseracing and those who love to follow politics are similar. I guess that is why political races are compared many times to horseraces. More...

First financial statements filed for upcoming election

Alabama Scene

The four leading candidates for governor in the upcoming primaries have filed their first campaign finance reports, and the numbers confirm a couple of things. More...

People

Kennedy - Tanner to be united in marriage Feb. 18

Luana and Steve Kennedy of Mobile announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Rebecca Alyne, to Zack Tanner, son of Debra and Donnie Tanner of Hurley, Miss. More...

Wheelahan - Bedwell honored with bridal coffee

Lauren Ashley Wheelahan of Mobile, bride-elect of Michael Joseph Bedwell of Jackson, was honored at a bridal coffee conducted in the First United Methodist Church parlor in Jackson on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006. More...

Jackson - Owens to exchange wedding vows Feb. 25

Shaneika R. Jackson of Jackson and James C. Owens Sr. of Biloxi, Miss. will be united in marring on Feb. 25, 2006, 5 p.m. at Greater Mt. Sinai Full Gospel Church. More...

WashCo ‘Teachers of the Year’ named

LHS

Leroy High School kindergarten teacher Karen Watkins can More...

Lt. Governor Baxley speaks to Washington County cattlemen

Lt. Gov. Lucy Baxley, who is vying for the Democratic nomination for governor, spoke about her roots growing up on a farm in Pansy, a small community in southeast Alabama, when she addressed the Washington County Cattlemen More...

Sheffield seeks commission seat

Milton Estes Sheffield has announced that he will be a Republican candidate for the District 1 seat on the Clarke County Commission this year. More...

News

Mark Your Calendar

Today last day to buy Citizen of the Year banquet tickets

The Jackson Civitan Club More...

OCC issues public alert for student loan phone scam

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has issued an alert to advise the public of a phone scam involving student loans. Callers representing themselves as employees of a company called More...

Mae Ella Todd will not seek re-election to Clarke BOE

Mae Ella Todd has announced that she will not seek re-election to the Clarke County Board of Education representing District 4. More...

Education

Hancock graduates from Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences

Captain Miranda Leigh Rivers Hancock graduated June 24, 2005 from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences with a master More...

Jackson Academy announces honor roll students for second nine weeks

Jackson Academy recently announced its honor roll students for the second nine weeks. More...

JMS honor roll announced

Jackson Middle School recently announced students named to the honor roll. They are: More...

Sports

Aggies end regular season with 9-13 record

The Jackson High Aggies ended their regular season with a win and a tough loss to Clarke County. More...

Alumni team wins annual matchup at JHS

The annual matchup between the Jackson High School Aggies More...

Coffeeville native named Tuskegee’s head football coach

Coffeeville native Willie J. Slater has been named Tuskegee University More...