November 16, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Search is on for Jackson's 'Citizen of the Year'

The search is on once again for the Jackson Civitan Club's Citizen of the Year. More...

Special Sections

Church

Church Announcements

First United Methodist Church The annual Christmas Stepsing, sponsored by the First United Methodist Church (FUMC) in Jackson, is scheduled for Sunday evening, Dec. 3 at 6 on the steps of the church. More...

Church of the Week

New Faith Baptist Church in Coffeeville

   More...

Spiritual Beliefs

Doing the right thing

It's always refreshing to be reminded there are people all around us who have a passion for doing the right thing. Recently my wife and I traveled to Jemison to attend the Jackson vs. Jemison High School football game. More...

Editorials

Jackson's economy seems to be booming

The city of Jackson is on the move and we are glad to see it. There are new businesses moving in and existing businesses and industries expanding, creating new employment opportunities for those looking to go to work. More...

Opinions

   More...

Alabama Scene

Speculation begins on 2010 governor's race

Now that the dust is beginning to settle from one of the ugliest General Election campaigns in history an obvious question to ask is "Who Won?" More...

People

Grows huge tomato plant

Johnny Berry Sr. of Walker Springs recently showed off More...

Barnett - Brown united in marriage Sept. 16

Sydney Lauren Brown and Michael Blane Barnett were united in marriage on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2006 at Barlow United Methodist Church. More...

Harrell - Hudson to wed Saturday

Teresa Glenn Harrell of Grove Hill and John Michael Harrell of Birmingham announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Tiffany Marie Harrell to Michael Edward Hudson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Danny Hudson. More...

City commits $2 million to New Era expansion

Jackson is seeing a lot of activity with new construction projects under way, as well as new businesses and the improvement of existing ones. More...

Jacobs signs with Auburn Tigers

Jon Luke Jacobs, a senior at Jackson High School, has signed with Auburn University to play baseball, beginning in the fall of 2008. More...

News

Clarke County to participate in Twin Rivers Partnership

The Clarke County Commission agreed to earmark $2 per member of the Clarke County population for the Twin Rivers Partnership. More...

Cops looking for suspects in Scyrene grocery robbery

Clarke County lawmen are looking for two men who robbed Garrick Corner Grocery in Scyrene Thursday night and the driver of the get-away car. More...

Jackson Christmas Parade planned for Dec. 1

The Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Christmas Parade on Friday, Dec. 1, at 5 p.m. More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

SWAIA conducting meeting Southwest Alabama Improvement Association, SWAIA, will conduct a public meeting, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 7 p.m. at the Jackson Steakhouse. More...

Education

GES students visit city hall

Gillmore Elementary School students from Cammie Breedlove and Darlene Jacobs classes enjoy a field trip around the city of More...

Teachers sought for ACT's summer program

ACT is looking for outstanding secondary school teachers to participate in a summer program designed to help develop and evaluate ACT's test materials and classroom support materials. More...

Chatom native tells students about work as Air Force scientist

On Friday, Oct. 20, the Washington County Public Library welcomed Judy Taylor Stokley as a guest speaker for the Ciba Science Center Exhibit. More...

Sports

Leroy tramples the Titans

The Leroy Bears advanced to the second round of the Alabama state playoffs with a 41-14 win over the Titans of Holy Spirit Friday night. More...

Lady Aggies smash the Gators of Satsuma

The Jackson High School Lady Aggies opened up their 2006-2007 basketball season with a big win over Satsuma last Tuesday 38-32. More...

Girls win dance competition

The Jackson High School cheerleaders won the dance competition at the recent Clarke- More...

For the Record

Jackson Municipal Court reports

The following information has been provided by the Jackson Municipal Court for records from Nov. 19. More...

JPD reports

The Jackson Police Department reported the following information for the week ending Nov. 11. More...

Area Obituaries

Flora Mae Smith Andrews Flora Mae Smith Andrews, a homemaker, died Nov. 11, 2006 in Evergreen. She was 95. A native of Conecuh County, she was a resident of Evergreen. More...