May 18, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Cyclist spreading good health message while fulfilling lifelong dream

Fulfilling a lifelong dream is something many of us will never get to do. Life just simply gets in the way. More...

Special Sections

Church

Area Church Directory

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

HELPYOURSELF BY HELPING OTHERS

It is a most fortunate fact that altruism seems to be built into human nature. Not only does this happy fact make it likely that we will help our fellow human beings in their times of need, but it also tends to make us feel good about doing it. More...

Word of Truth celebrating 4th year anniversary

The Word of Truth Fellowship Church in Jackson is celebrating its fourth year church anniversary and leader's conference on Sunday, June 4-6. More...

Education

Clarke BOE to review discipline policy

Superintendent Gerald Stephens told members of the Clarke County Board of Education that the policy committee will meet this summer to discuss issues concerning student discipline. More...

Jackson High School student recognized for academics

Jackson High School student, Melissa Stringer, was recognized for superior academic achievement by the National Society of High School Scholars More...

Susan Davis demonstrates

An electrifying presentation was given to fourth grade students in LaRosia McKenzie's class this month at Jackson Intermediate School. Susan Davis, an Alabama Power Co. More...

Sports

Washington County announces all-county teams

The Washington County Coaches Association met last week to determine the AllCounty teams in the six Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) approved sports within the county. More...

WashCo All-County baseball team

For baseball, All-County team members (in no particular order) are Taylor White, Michael Silveria, Brittain Schultz, Colin Etheredge, Chad Johnson, Allen Guy, Hunter Martin, Tyson Giles, Craig Newburn, Adam Miller, Kenneth Weaver, Jacque Molloy, T.J. More...

WashCo All-County softball team

For softball, All-County team members (in no particular order) are Megan Smith, Kristian Atchison, Jessica Givens, Courtney Baxter, Katisha Turner, Bethany Douglas, Alexis Broussard, Kimberly Davis, Tanekquia Barnes, Amber Reed, Ruth Godwin, Farrah D More...

For the Record

JPD Report

The Jackson Police Department reported the following recent activities. More...

Correction

In the Graduation section of The South Alabamian, More...

Area Obituaries

Brunson Ethel Brown Brunson, 85, died May 12, 2006 at a local hospital. She was a native of Theodore and a resident of Jackson. More...

Coach's sudden death shocks Leroy community

The Leroy High School football program lost a loved one last week. More...

City to develop RV park

The city of Jackson is moving ahead with plans to develop a RV park at Parker Lake. More...

Girls and Boys State reps selected

Jake Walker (left) and Alicia Richardson (right) were recently selected to represent Leroy High School at boys and girls state. Walker is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Walker of Wagarville. Richardson is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

News

Rape charge against Coffeeville teacher dismissed

Case will be presented to Clarke County Grand Jury during next term

The charge of rape, first degree against Sharon Rutherford was dismissed during a preliminary hearing Thursday morning, May 11. More...

Jackson Career Center relocates to city building

On Monday, May 15, the Jackson Career Center opened for business at 324 Commerce Street in Jackson. More...

New face at JPD

For a little more than a month now there's been a new face at the Jackson Police Department and he's excited about his new job. B.J. Garrick, 23, of Jackson, recently joined the department as a parttime dispatcher. 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

Editor's Notes

Recent vandalism is appalling

When I heard the news, Tuesday, about vandals tearing up the new men's room at North Jackson Park, I was appalled, angry and in somewhat disbelief. For someone to destroy such a nice facility, that the city did not have to build, is simply idiotic. More...

Opinions

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Congressional Report

House passes major legislation

This past week brought a flurry of legislative activity and major accomplishments by the House of Representatives. Congress completed work on two major pieces of legislation: H.R. More...

People

Cards of Thanks

*** Shirley's Beauty Shop in Leroy will be closing on June 1, 2006. To all my clients throughout the past 25 years, you have become like family. More...

Gaston Pettus to be married June 3

The Rev. Howard and Teresa Gaston III announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashli Marie, all of Chatom, to Andrew Howard Pettus, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leon Pettus of Killen. More...

McIntyre Goss announce engagement

Dot and David McIntyre of Bryan, Texas are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Angie Kay, to Jeremy Goss, son of Lynn and Patty Goss of Garland, Texas. More...