March 2, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Arvis Slack chosen Jackson Police Dept.’s 'Officer of the Year'

Jackson Police Chief Charles Burge (right) presented Officer Arvis Slack with the Sgt. Douglas West Officer of the Year Award, the department’s highest honor. (SA photo by Evan Carden) More...

Special Sections

Church

Area Church Directory

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

GOD’S TENDERNESS AND COMPASSION

The Bible tells us that, More...

Heavenly Angels to perform March 12 at New Canaan Missionary Baptist Church

Heavenly Angels is a combination of the Choctaw Bluff community youth. They minister at various church events through song, worship and praise dance. More...

Editorials

T’ville couldn’t stand Jackson being wet

Publisher

It didn More...

We all need gentle reminder

Dear Editor, I was thinking the other day of how much we, as Americans, have forsaken so much in our country which was meant to be for our benefit. More...

Sale of ports to UAE company causes national security concern Congressional Report

Over the past week, I, along with many of you, have become increasingly concerned about the proposed sale of facilities at six American ports to a company from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). More...

People

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The family of Sammy Faust gratefully acknowledges the numerous expressions of love and support shown them the past two years, especially February 20th when Sammy went to be with the Lord. Each one of you possessed a special spot in his heart. More...

In Memory

In Loving Memory of our son and brother Buddy Goldman More...

Edmond - Pickens to wed April 15

Mr. and Mrs. John Edmond and Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Pickens announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Alexis Edmond to LaDerian L. Pickens, Saturday, April 15, 2006 at the H.W. Pearce Memorial Park Assembly House in Jackson. More...

New JPD complex to be built

During the Jackson Police Department%27s annual Police Officer of the Year banquet, Monday, Mayor Richard Long announced that the city was about to purchase property adjacent to city hall for a new police department complex, and Tuesday the city coun More...

Averett seeking commission seat

Elma Averett of Grove Hill has announced his intention to run as a democratic candidate for Clarke County Commission District 1. More...

News

Thomasville council sees little opposition to wet/dry consideration

Despite expectations of a vigorous debate over alcohol sales in Thomasville, a second step towards a referendum on the issue was met with little fanfare Monday night. More...

CCARC greenhouse dedicated

A cooperative effort between the USDA More...

Fire call to local church scares firemen, others

Local fire fighters got a bad scare late Saturday night when dispatchers called out that there was a church fire on Highway 43 at Toddtown. More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

Medications available for flu symptoms

The flu has arrived in the area later than anticipated. Those who have received flu shots may find that they have lost some of their original effect. More...

Education

Gillmore Elementary School 4K registration set for March 9

Gillmore Elementary School (GES) 4K registration is planned for Thursday, March 9. More...

UM invites high school juniors to preview day

The University of Mobile invites high school juniors to visit the private Christian university campus in south Alabama for Junior Preview Day on Saturday, April 8. Students and their parents should register for the preview day by Wednesday, April 5. More...

JHS coach accepts check

Jackson High School Head Baseball Coach Jason Jones extends thanks for the check he accepted from Wal-Mart Manager Wanda Heath on behalf of the team and Diamond Club members. More...

Sports

It’s in his blood

Craig Butts of Grove Hill could advance to Nascar

If racing isn More...

Lady Demons hungry for first state title

The McIntosh Lady Demons basketball team will now be advancing to the 2006 1A Girls State Championship game at the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center Thursday to face-off against the Golden Bears of Hazlewood High School in Lawrence County under Head More...

America’s favorite past-time is in full swing

Sports Chatter

With spring 2006 here, it can only mean one thing and that is baseball and softball are finally back. America More...

For the Record

Area Obituaries

Fleming

Ellie B. Dickinson Fleming, 91, a resident of Jackson, died Feb. 22, 2006 at her residence. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jackson and a descendant of one of the pioneer families of Clarke County. More...