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Church

Area Church Directory

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

Education

WashCo Bookmobile recognized as national model

Recently recognized at the Alabama Library Association Conference in Florence, the Washington County Public Library Bookmobile is a one-ofa kind library on wheels. More...

'Once Upon a Time' theme for WashCo Public Library's summer reading program

The theme for the Second Annual Claire C. Ramsey Summer Program at the Washington County Public Library is "Once Upon a Time." More...

Sports

Waverunners top swimmers at Alabama Sports Festival

The Jackson Waverunners swim team recently won first place at the 24th Annual Alabama Sports Festival in Mobile. More...

Jackson 9-10-Year-Old All-Stars win district

Jackson's 9-10-Year-Old All-Stars won the District 3 Championship after coming from behind to beat Choctaw-Washington 13-12. More...

Attend UA football camp

Several local students who attended the University of Alabama summer football camp June 3-4 (L-R) are Blake Bolen, Tucker Batley, Luke Lankford and Joshua Carpenter. (Photo submitted) More...

People

Buchanan Payne united in marriage May 27

Kristy Lynn Payne and Lt. Sean Buchanan, both of Meridian, Miss., were united in marriage at sunset on the Gulf Beach in Orange Beach, Saturday, May 27, 2006. Parents of the bride are the Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Rhett G. Payne III of Meridian. More...

Daffin Jones will exchange vows July 15

Marykay and Jackie Daffin of Leroy announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Melanie L., to Quintin S. Jones, son of Cynthia Jones and Curtis Gosa of Gordo. More...

Turberville Whillock to wed Saturday, July 8

Jami Marie Turberville of Jackson and Daniel Everette Whillock of Dothan will be united in marriage on Saturday, July 8, 2006, 4 p.m. at Stave Creek Baptist Church in Jackson. More...

Four injured in area wrecks since Friday

Four people suffered injuries due to wrecks, which occurring on Clarke County roads since Friday. More...

Douglas will remain nominee

A three-person panel found in favor of Clarke County District 4 Democratic School Board nominee T.L. Douglas during a hearing that lasted the better part of the day, June 30, at Grove Hill City Hall. More...

News

Bomb threat suspect released from custody

Although local lawmen quickly picked up a suspect in the courthouse bomb threat made last Wednesday, June 28, he was released when he provided a substantiated alibi of his whereabouts that day. More...

Circuit judge-elect in collision

Democrat nominee and apparent circuit judge-elect Stuart C. DuBose was fortunate in a wreck that occurred shortly after lunch Friday on Highway 43 at the Drive-In Theater Road intersection between Jackson and Grove Hill. More...

'An Evening with Maya Angelou' set for Sept 12

The Sickle Cell Disease Association Mobile Chapter will be presenting "An Evening With Maya Angelou" on Tuesday, Sept. 12 from 7-9 p.m. at the Arthur L. Outlaw Convention Center in Mobile. More...

Editorials

Couple has learned true meaning of partnership

I had the pleasure to meet and talk with Kaye Waites, a unique individual who doesn't allow her blindness to keep her from helping others. I was truly impressed with her attitude and the friendliness she exhibited was delightful. More...

We must continue to be the world's beacon for freedom

Throughout history, there have been moments that changed lives and defined societies - the signing of the Magna Carta, the discovery of the New World, the attack on Pearl Harbor, and the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11th. More...

Conviction ends Siegelman's role as major player

On Wednesday former Gov. Don Siegelman, in one of his frequent interviews outside the Federal Courthouse in Montgomery, turned a clever phrase: "This jury won't give me as much as a parking ticket." More...

For the Record

Area Obituaries

Hicks

Hicks Grace Hicks, 92, a native of Etowah County and a resident of Jackson, died June 30, 2006 at her home. She was a retired supervisor for the Grand Hotel at Point Clear. More...

Hodge

James Vester Hodge, 87, died June 28, 2006 at his residence in Coffeeville. He was a native of Coffeeville and a member of the Union Grove Baptist Church. A veteran in the U.S. More...

Smith

Smith Ivy Ray Smith, a native and resident of Coffeeville, died July 3, 2006 at a local hospital at the age of 72. He was a member of Coffeeville United Methodist Church and a retired pipefitter with Brown & Root Construction. More...