November 1, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Wal-Mart theft an inside job

An 18-year-old Wal-Mart employee is accused of allowing customers to walk out of the store without paying for merchandise. More...

Change smoke alarm batteries this weekend

The Jackson Fire Department reminds area residents to change their smoke detector batteries when they set their clocks back this weekend. More...

Washington County Red Cross observes 90th year

The Washington County chapter of the American Red Cross will celebrate 90 years of service this Friday with a banquet at the Chatom Community Center. The banquet will begin at 6:30 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Church

CHURCH CALENDAR

Women's bazaar at FUMC in Demopolis The United Methodist Women's Bazaar at the First United Methodist Church in Demopolis will be Wednesday, Nov. 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

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Children from the 4K program of First Baptist Church, Jackson visited The Meadows Assisted Living on Oct. 25. The group sang and visited with residents. More...

Cards of Thanks

I appreciate your remembrance of my sister-in-law, Tina Hunt. Your thoughtfulness will always be remembered. My thanks especially to Anita Hunt, Frances May Williams, Sylvia Hunt, Nellie Washington and others. More...

Education

JHS first nine weeks honor roll announced

JHS First nine weeks Honor Roll students Grade 9 All As: Kayla Elizabeth Bryant, Kasey James Garrick, James Jackson Jr., Michelle Nicole McIntyre, Sydney Nicole Schultz and Naportia LaKenya Scott As and Bs: Megan Nicole Alford, Hunter Lee Bat More...

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Terri McHargue's first grade class recently completed a unit on community service and helpers. More...

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Recently the children at Jamie's WeeCare colored Halloween pictures for Hometown Hospice Inc. patients. Front row (L-R): T.J. More...

People

Jones - Fields announce Nov. 10 wedding plans

Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Jones of Jackson announce the engagement and impending marriage of their daughter Chasity "Peaches" Jones to Corey Fields of Birmingham. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Fields Sr., also of Birmingham. More...

Stork Report

Thomas Jay Harris II Mr. and Mrs. Jay Harris (nee Allison Raybon) of Thomasville announce the arrival of a son Thomas Jay Harris II, Sept. 20, 2007 at Mobile Infirmary Hospital. He weighed 7 lbs., 9 oz. and was 20 inches long. More...

Coxes to be honored with 50th anniversary celebration

Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher Cox of Coffeeville will be honored at a reception Sunday, Nov. 11 at Grace Chapel Church in Coffeeville in celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary. Mrs. Cox is the former Shirley Mauldin. The Coxes were married Nov. More...

Arson reported to JPD

A case of arson was reported at a residence in the 100 block of Guy Avenue, Friday, Oct. 26. According to Jackson Police reports, two rugs on the porch of the residence were discovered on fire by a family member returning home from a ball game. More...

Rabid fox killed in Jackson

On Thursday Oct. 25 a fox attacked two dogs in Jackson. Animal Control Officer Lee Hutto submitted the animal to the Alabama Department of Public Health Mobile Branch Laboratory for testing. More...

Daniels named Fair Queen

Brittney Daniels (left) was chosen as this year's Clarke-Washington Counties Fair Queen during opening night of the fair, Tuesday, Oct. 30. In an unusual circumstance, no third runner-up was named due to a tie for second place. More...

Sewerage system pursuit continues

The third meeting between officials of the McIntosh City Council, Washington County Commission, South Alabama Utilities and the McIntosh Water Board met at the McIntosh Town Hall Thursday, Oct. More...

News

Classic auto show was a dream come true for Jackson's Bob Smith

The late Bob Smith of Jackson had not just one, but two dreams- -to purchase and restore a 1954 Chevrolet Bel Air and to begin an annual antique automobile show in Jackson. More...

New mentoring group offers 'new beginning' for young men

A new mentoring program has been started for young men who live in the Jackson community. Too often we expect our youth to know about things in our history that they haven't experienced. More...

Chatom to apply for $77,000 airport grant

The Chatom Town Council took the following actions Monday, Oct. More...

Coming Events

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Narcotics Anonymous meeting Narcotics Anonymous will be meeting Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 302 E. Church St., Jackson. More...

Editorials

Take a break and enjoy the weekend

Editor's notes

In October, I marked my fifth year as editor of The South Alabamian. Boy, how time flies when you're having fun! More...

Support McIntosh Rescue

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: Mr. Carden, this is in agreement to your editorial two weeks ago and the recent articles in your paper. As a resident of McIntosh for over 40 years, I'm sure I can speak for those of us who have had to call on our rescue squad. More...

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Sports

Eagles fall to CPS to end season

The Clarke Prep School Gators used big plays on offense, special teams and defense to run through county rival Jackson Academy 61-0 last Friday night at McCorquodale Stadium- Parham Field in Jackson. More...

SPORTS REPORT

Will Tubs ditch the Plains for 'greener' pastures?

Nearly three years after trying to dump Tommy Tuberville for then Louisville Coach Bobby Petrino, the Tiger brass will now have to fork out some big money to keep him on the Plains following the '07 season. More...

Leroy 'D' blanks Red Level 50-0

Reserves get a lot of action as the Bears continue to roll

Leroy scored 36 points in the first quarter en route to a 50-0 drubbing over the Red Level Tigers Friday on the road in the Bears' final region contest. More...

For the Record

Area Obituaries

Edgar Louis Holton Edgar Louis Holton, 71, a native of Woodbind, Ga. and a resident of Jackson, died Oct. 27, 2007 at an area health care facility. He was a retired self-employed mechanic and a U.S. More...

Clarke County deeds, marriage licenses listed

Marriage license applications Jonathan Jamaal Anderson, to Tiarra Denise Johnson; Brian Mitchell Craig Luker, to Christin Nicole Harvell; Eric Dewayne Chapman, to Bettye Voncille McCall; Juan Antonio Corona Ruelas, to Jasmine Lashata Jones. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's Report

Nineteen arrests were reported from the Clarke County Jail over the past week. Those arrested include: Roderick Deon Allen, DUI, arrested by Thomasville Police Dept. More...