November 30, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Bates Lake Road issue nearing boiling point

Armstrong threatens to remove citizens from meeting

The discussion got heated when, for the second time, residents of Bates Lake Road crowded into the Washington County Commission Courtroom to register frustration, at the closing of that road; so heated that at one point, Commission Chairman Judge Joh More...

Chatom Christmas parade is Saturday

The sights and sounds of Christmas will fill the streets of downtown Chatom Saturday, with a visit from ole' St. Nick. More...

Special Sections

Church

Church Announcements

First United Methodist Church The Chancel Choir of the First United Methodist Church in Jackson will be presenting its Christmas cantata "Bethlehem Morning" on Sunday, Dec. 17 at 6 p.m. More...

Church of the Week

First Baptist Church of Leroy
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Education

Jackson Intermediate School Journal prize winners announced

Winners for the Jackson Intermediate School (JIS) journal prize for the month of October were Antorry Stephens, fourth grade, Mrs. Beck's class; Darnell Washington, fourth grade, Mrs. Doggette's class; and Matt Mitchum, fifth grade, Ms. More...

GES' 1st grade participates in field trip

Gillmore Elementary School students from Bridget Moye's first grade class participated in a More...

JA celebrates Veterans' Day

AVeterans' Day assembly was conducted at Jackson Academy on Nov. 10. Veteran of the Vietnam More...

Sports

Leroy Bears Pink the Panthers

Leroy in semi-finals for third consecutive season

The Leroy Bears advanced to the semi-finals of the state playoffs on Friday night with a big 36-16 victory over the Lanett Panthers in Chambers County. More...

Thomasville Tigers warp Trinity

The Thomasville Tigers pulled off a come from behind 28-14 win over theTrinity Wildcats at D. F. Anderson Field this past Friday, November 24, to stay alive in AHSAA State Playoffs. More...

SIDELINE VIEW

24 teams want to head to Birmingham for state

Well, the semi-finals are finally here, and out of the 24 teams still left, their are three third-seeds and a fourth seed left in the finals. J.O. More...

Full-time mayor issue dies

The citizens of Jackson will not be voting on whether or not to have a fulltime mayor anytime soon after the issue died in a tie vote Tuesday. More...

Council continues to pursue turn lane north of Jackson

During Tuesday's Jackson City Council meeting, Mayor Richard Long said the city would continue to seek to obtain an extension of a turn lane north of Jackson to McVay Road. More...

Jackson Christmas Parade is Friday

Other area parades announced

The Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce sponsored Christmas Parade will take place this Friday, Dec. 1, at 5 p.m., with a few changes. More...

Woman recants confession for Snow shooting

AWashington County woman has recanted a confession she made to deputies in the shooting death of her sometimes More...

News

Future Business Leaders of America announce 2006-2007 members

Members of the Future Business Leaders of America at Jackson High School (JHS) for the 2006-2007 roster were recently announced. More...

Coffeeville teacher to go on trial

The third criminal jury term for the year will begin in Clarke County Circuit Court Monday. More...

Clarke Commission looking at possibility of regional airport

Clarke County commissioners voted during Tuesday's meeting in favor of partnering with Grove Hill and Thomasville to possibly build a regional airport in the county. More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

Step-Sing at FUMC Sunday 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...

Editorials

Editor's Notes

You benefit when you shop Jackson first

Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce Director LaShaunda Holly recently provided More...

Good outcome to vote on full-time mayor question

Tuesday, a motion on the question of a full-time mayor for Jackson was voted down in a 3-3 tie vote. More...

Alabama Scene

More Alabamians voted straight Democratic ticket

While Republicans won by far the most statewide races in the recent general election, Democratic Party officials were encouraged by the fact that more Alabamians voted a straight Democratic ticket in that election than did Republicans. More...

People

Card of Thanks

Thank all of you so much for the prayers, calls, cards and money given to the transplant fund for Charity Hudson and Cynthia deAngelo (my daughter and granddaughter). More...

King - Bragg exchange wedding vows Sept. 30

La'Cherica Denease Bragg of Wagarville and Marcus Lynell King of Winn were united in marriage on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006 at the Chatom Community Center. More...

Local student chosen as one of UWA's loveliest

The University of West Alabama recently conducted its Miss Paragon 2006 pageant. More than 40 contestants competed in the More...

For the Record

Jackson Municipal Court reports

The following information was reported by the Jackson Municipal Court for Nov. 16 hearings. More...

Jackson PD report

The following information was provided by the Jackson Police Department for the week ending Nov. 25. More...

Area Obituaries

Dessa R. Atchison Shoultz Dessa Rebecca Atchison Shoultz, 84, a lifelong resident of Salitpa, died Nov. 23, 2006 at her residence. More...