November 9, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Jackson police officer called to active duty

Jackson Police Officer Brian Clark was recently called back to active duty for the U.S. Army, leaving behind his wife and newborn daughter. More...

Tractor accident victim's condition has improved

David Johnson, of Jackson, who was injured in a tractor accident Oct. 18, is said to be improving at the University of South Alabama Medical Center in Mobile. More...

Special Sections

Church

Church Announcements

St. James A.M.E. Church There will be a church anniversary celebration on Nov. 19, 2 p.m. at St. James A.M.E. Church in Choctaw Bluff. More...

Church of the Week

First United Methodist Church of Jackson

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Spiritual Beliefs

'Things just happen and sometimes there is no explanation'

This is an observation about Paul. No, not the apostle; nor the late pope; nor the surviving Beatle. This is a note about a man who gives what he has, right now, in the best way that he can so do. Interested in hearing more? More...

Education

Washington County High announces honor roll for first nine weeks

Students named to the first nine weeks honor roll at Washington County High School were recently announced. More...

GES participates in 'Parenting Day'

Gillmore Elementary School in Jackson recently hosted "Parenting Day". More than 300 parents More...

Mystery reader visits class

On Oct. 19, Clarke County commissioner and retired teacher, Patricia DuBose, was the mystery More...

Sports

Aggies defeat Jemison Panthers

The Jackson Aggies ended their season in winning fashion Friday night as they beat the Panthers of Jemison 28- 21. The Aggies finished the season with a 5-5 record and fifth place in 4A Region 1. More...

Leroy belts Butler, prepares for Holy Spirit

The Leroy Bears sealed off an 8-2 season Friday night with a 34-8 win over Choctaw County in Butler. More...

Thomasville rattles Clarke County Bulldogs

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs let some opportunities slip through their fingers as they lost 26-6 to the Tigers of Thomasville High School in the 91st meeting in the Backyard Brawl at H.G. Prim Stadium in Grove Hill. More...

For the Record

Jackson Municipal Court report

The following report by the Jackson Municipal Court reflects the records from Nov. 2. More...

Area Obituaries

Cecil Wayne Gilchrist Cecil Wayne Gilchrist, 51, a native and resident of Grove Hill, died Nov. 1, 2006 in a local hospital in Mobile. More...

Jackson Police Report

The following information has been provided by the Jackson Police Department for the week ending Nov. 4. More...

Bobby Moore, Kevin Brunson win

In the most closely watched Clarke County race, longtime sheriff's department lieutenant and Democratic candidate Bobby Moore won the sheriff's race, defeating Republican challenger and state trooper Gene Wiggins. More...

Democrats keep control of Legislature

State Sen. Pat Lindsey, D-Butler, beat back a tough Republican opponent to win re-election Tuesday. More...

Fun for all at Jackson Fall Festival

Kids had fun playing a variety of games at this year's annual Fall Festival in Jackson this past Saturday. More...

Former JHS football star found guilty of manslaughter

Aformer Jackson High School star football player was found guilty of manslaughter Friday in the 2004 drive-by shooting death of a bystander at an Alma nightclub. More...

Stringer, Thornton easily win WashCo offices

Despite opposition, Richard Stringer and Shane Thornton won their bids for Washington County sheriff and coroner, respectively, in what some may consider landslide victories over their Independent opponents. More...

News

Pioneer Day at Clarke Museum Nov. 11

A variety of old-fashioned fun is scheduled for the Clarke County Museum's Sixth Annual Pioneer Day Saturday, Nov. 11. The free event, held on the museum grounds from 9 a.m. More...

Coffeeville PD busts Silas man with pot and lots of cash

A Silas man received the trick and Coffeeville Police Department got the treat last Halloween night. More...

Southern Linc opens in Coffeeville

Southern Linc recently announced the opening of its new location in Coffeeville and conducted More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

Medical and dental health fair Nov. 17 The Franklin Primary Health Center Inc.'s Gilbertown Medical Center will be hosting a medical and dental health fair on Friday, Nov. 17 from 9:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. More...

Editorials

Editor's Notes

Party power runs in cycles

Finally, Election Day 2006 has come and gone and we won't have to worry about who will hold what office for at least two more years. More...

Guest Column

Remember our veterans

When you think about veterans, you probably think of the men who stormed the beaches of Normandy, the men who fought out of Chinese encirclement in the Chosin Reservoir, or those who patrolled the jungles around Khe Sanh, but these men are no longer More...

Opinions

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People

With deepest gratitude we extend this word of thanks for the many kind acts of sympathy, expressed by thoughtful friends. These kindnesses have meant much to us. More...

Halloween Contest Winners

Winners of The South Alabamian Halloween Coloring Contest are Alyssa O'Neal of Jackson, 4 year old and under division; Madison Lockwood, 5-7 year old division; and Brittany Conner of Grove Hill, 8-10 year old division. More...

James - Council united in marriage

Ursula Latrice Council and Dominick Anton James were united in marriage on Aug. 26, 2006 at H.W. Pearce Memorial Park Assembly House in Jackson. More...