May 18, 2006 RSS feed / 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...

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...

No injuries reported

Although the Alabama State Troopers office reported no injuries in a crash that occurred sometime between 5 and 6 p.m., May 14 at the intersection of U.S. More...

ACC Leadership Academy graduation conducted

The University of Alabama hosted the sixth annual commencement luncheon and ceremonies for this year's Alabama Community College Leadership Academy on April 25. More...

Sen. Shelby announces more than $6 million in funding for crime victims

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JA 4K & 5K winners

Winners of the Jackson Academy 4K & 5K Tiny Miss Red and White (L-R) are Malli Clanton, first runner-up; Katie Overstreet, third runner-up; Gracie Overstreet, Miss Tiny Miss Red & White, Maddie Karr, fourth runner-up and Maggie Overstreet, second run More...

Jessica Parker to compete in National American Miss

Jessica Parker, daughter of Carol and Carey Parker of Jackson, will be competing in the National American Miss program on May 27 through May 29 at the Sheraton Hotel Convention Center in Birmingham. 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...

Get Lost In Jackson Nutrition Tips

Get Lost in Jackson is in the fifth month! Time goes by so quickly when you're having fun. More...

Rambiling & Ruminating

Most Jackson residents have probably been to Parkertown

Having just returned from a leisurely shopping trip to Parkertown, the thought occurred to me that Parkertown might be a good subject for today's column. More...

Top readers get a parade

Joe M. Gillmore Elementary School's top readers were honored with a parade through downtown Jackson, Tuesday morning. Top photo: Students were given the choice of what they wanted as their reward and chose a parade. More...

United Way awards grants for hurricane relief efforts

United Way of Southwest Alabama today announced the nonprofit agencies and organizations to be awarded grants to assist them with hurricane relief efforts. More...

Paula Borden Byrd completes requirements for certification

Paula Borden Byrd, project engineer at Alabama Technology Network (ATN) office located on the Alabama Southern Community College campus in Thomasville, has completed all requirements for certification as an Associate Safety Professional (ASP). More...

JA 1st & 2nd Miss Red & White winners

Winners of the Jackson Academy 1st and 2nd grade Miss Red and White (L-R) are Caileigh Cox, first runner-up; Madison Parnell, fourth runner-up; Kayci Donald, Miss Petite Red and White; Elizabeth Howell, third runner-up and Jamie Leigh, second runner- More...

Local students receive $500 tuition assistance from ARP

Zachary Roberts of Clarke Prep School, and Kyle Reeves of Leroy High School and Sol Fleming of Clarke County High School received $500 each for college tuition assistance per semester provided from Alabama River Pulp. More...