April 13, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Donaldson seeks BOE seat

Karen B. Donald has qualified as a Democratic candidate for school board, District 3 seat. A native of the Winn community and resident of Jackson, Donald is the daughter of the late Evelyn Baldwin and Robert More...

Weaver running for sheriff

Kesler Weaver Sr., deputy sergeant, Washington County Sheriff's Office, has announced his candidacy for the office of Washington County Sheriff under the Democratic Party. More...

COC/WBC Loan Clinic is Tuesday

The Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce and Women's Business Center, Inc. (WBC), will present a SBA Loan Clinic which will provide information on various types of SBA loans available, especially the Community Express Loan Program. More...

Special Sections

Church

Clarke County Catholic churches host Native American Stations of the Cross

On Sunday, April 2, the Clarke County Catholic churches hosted a Native American Stations of the Cross, titled, "The Way of the Cross Tree of Life". More...

'Saints on a Mission 2006' set for April 22 at Union Baptist No. 2

"If you need healing, come be healed. If you need deliverance, come be delivered. If you plain just want to come and have a good old foot-stomping time in the Lord, come on out," said the Rev. Vayton Chapman, pastor of Union Baptist Church No. More...

Mt. Gilead Baptist Church hosting Men's and Women's Day April 23

Mt. Gilead Baptist Church in Carlton will be conducting its "Men's and Women's Day" on April 23 at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. More...

Education

Woman's Club presents awards to local students

The Woman's Club held their annual Awards Day ceremony on Tuesday, April 4 at the Kimbell House in Jackson. Hostess chairperson Mrs. Ken Hundley opened the meeting and welcomed the guests. More...

Birmingham Children's Theatre to perform at Jackson Intermediate School

The Birmingham Children's Theatre will be performing for the students at Jackson Intermediate School (JIS) on Wednesday, April 19 at 1:15 p.m. More...

Kindergarten registration is April 28 for WashCo.

All Washington County elementary schools are conducting kindergarten registration for the 2006-2007 school year on Friday, April 28, from 8:30 a.m. until 12 noon. More...

Sports

Aggies get huge win over Gulf Shores

JHS beats Millry

The Jackson baseball team had a huge win over Gulf Shores on Friday night to keep their playoff hopes alive. More...

Bears win three lose one; headed for playoffs

Leroy defeated Spanish Fort 4-3 in an important area game at Gulf Shores on Tuesday. Logan Keith got the win for the Bears to run his record to 5-1. Michael Silveria got his second save of the season. More...

AHSAA changes rules for summer football workouts

Football players will be allowed to wear helmets during summer workouts and golf and tennis players will be permitted to participate in an unlimited number of outside events during their seasons, according to action Wednesday by the legislative counc More...

For the Record

Area Obituaries

Champion Clodia Alma Champion, 95, died April 10, 2006 at a local facility. She was a native of Coffeeville and a resident of Jackson. A member of Forest Avenue Baptist Church, she was a retired seamstress for Vanity Fair Mills. More...

Jackson Municipal Court

The following information has been provided by the Jackson Municipal Court for verdicts on April 6. More...

Clarke Co. Records

Marriage license applications Khomie Goines, to Gennel McMillian; Samuel Leland Burge Jr., to Elisha Ross Deveau; Daniel Stephen Lee, to N. More...

Local pharmacist awarded millions in case against CVS

Jackson pharmacist Randy Guy was awarded $5.5 million in a suit against Rhode Island based drugstore chain, CVS for breach of contract and fraud. More...

On his own; living a life of independence

The main objective of the Clarke County Association for Retarded Citizens (CCARC) is to help its clients reach the level of independence they desire, and there is no better example of the organization's success than Henderson Lucas of Jackson. More...

Candidate announcements

Douglas vies for Clarke BOE

T.L Douglas of Jackson announces his candidacy for the Clarke County Board of Education, District 4 currently held by Mae Ella Todd who is retiring. More...

Bailey vies for re-election

Allen Bailey recently announced his candidacy reelection for the Commission District 2 position in Washington County. More...

Concert to raise money for Relay For Life

Choctaw County native Ty Herndon will be performing in Chatom on Saturday, May 6, at 7 p.m., at the Washington County High School football stadium. More...

News

Garbage pickup may go to one day per week

Citizens in Jackson may get a change in their trash pickup from two times per week to once. More...

Oliver announces candidacy for District 4, Place 1

Agnes H. Oliver, of Jackson, announces her candidacy for the Clarke County Republican Executive Committee, District 4, Place 1. More...

Dukes announces candidacy for District 3, Place 2

Billy Dukes announces his candidacy for the Clarke County Republican Executive Committee, District 3, Place 2. More...

Coming Events

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

JMC offers diabetes classes Diabetes classes are offered at Jackson Medical Center on Tuesday nights. Please call 251246-9021 for class schedules. More...

Editorials

Column will offer a look at Clarke County history

Rambiling & Ruminating

Sometime back, while attending the 150th anniversary celebration of the Santa Fe Lodge in Jackson, I was approached by More...

Latest 'run for fun" candidate announces strange platform

Alabama Scene

It started in 1950 and it hasn't stopped. What I speak of are the countless men and women who have run for governor of Alabama even though they know they have absolutely no chance of winning. More...

Opinions

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People

Stanton Davis will be united in marriage April 29

Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Martin of Grove Hill announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Tiffany Shanek Stanton of Grove Hill, to Brad L. Davis of Jackson, son of Mary J. Davis of Jackson and Eddie J. Bettis of Leroy. More...

Clanton Pierson exchange vows Saturday, March 25

Karen Gwen Pierson and John Darwin Clanton were united in marriage on Saturday, March 25, 2006. More...

Dr. Randall to speak at 'A Day in Spring' April 20

Dr. Cathy Randall of Tuscaloosa, will be the keynote speaker at the 11th Annual "A Day in Spring" which will be conducted at the Camden Baptist Church on Thursday, April 20 at 10:30 a.m. in the church sanctuary. More...