June 28, 2007 RSS feed / News

No more used car sales to be allowed in parking lots

Individuals wanting to sell their vehicles within the city limits of Jackson will no longer be able to do it in parking lots following the adoption of a new ordinance during Tuesday's city council meeting. More...

'An Evening with Bill W' at USA

Internationally known writer and actor Bill McNiff will deliver a dramatic monologue illuminating the life and recovery of Bill Wilson, the co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous. More...

Early deadlines, closing announced for next week

The South Alabamian will print a day early next week due to the Fourth of July falling on Wednesday, the normal publication day. Please submit items for next week's paper by 5 p.m. Friday. More...

Students at LHS 'pump it up' in DASH PE week

Who says school can't be great fun! Friday, June 22, on the front lawn of Leroy High School, students in K-6 grades were sliding down the giant blow-up water slide and having loads of fun. More...

Holly completes leadership program

LaShaunda Holly, Executive Director, of the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce, recently completed Institute for Organization Management (Institute), an intensive weeklong nonprofit leadership training program June 17- 21, 2007, at the University of More...

Law performs with Studdard

William Law, a sophomore at Jackson High School, performed live as an instrumentalist in concert at the Ruben Studdard Music Camp concert finale, Sunday, June 10, 2007 at the James A. Smith Convocation Center in Dothan. More...

Some Jackson High students to be subject to drug screenings

The Clarke County Board of Education approved June 20 drug screening for students involved in extracurricular activities at Jackson High School. The screening will also affect students who want parking privileges. More...

Resident asks county for help with Good Hope Road

Resident Sonya Stallworth asked the Clarke County Commission for help Tuesday on maintaining the Good Hope Road. "My car has been shaken to pieces," she said. More...

Lightning bolt destroys tree

Lightning took out a tree on Batley Road in Leroy during a storm on June 19. The tree was in the yard of Doug Ramey. Ramey said he was sitting on the front porch early Tuesday morning when he heard a "big boom." More...

Protesters greet President Bush during his visit to Mobile

They each drove three and one-half hours to get to Mobile last Thursday, June 21, to express outrage, frustration and anger against President Bush's amnesty bill now being debated in the U.S. Senate. More...

Clarke students attend conference

Although the worst drought in decades has left Alabama fields parched, a conference June 22-24 at the 4-H Center in Columbiana gave hope that the state's farms and rural communities are producing at least one crop - a crop of future leaders. More...