October 2, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Wagarville cheeseburger is tops

The cheeseburger at the Creekbank Restaurant in Wagarville won the Mobile Press Register's regional burger contest. Food editor David Holloway deemed the cheeseburger the best in Wednesday's newspaper. More...

Fire Prevention Week begins Sunday, Oct. 5

Fire Prevention Week will be observed Oct. 5-11 in Clarke and Washington counties. In Jackson, the Jackson Fire Department (JFD) will kick off the week with church inspections. More...

Chamber board members named

The Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce conducted its annual dinner Tuesday, Sept. 30 at the H.W. Pearce Memorial Park Assembly House. Mayor Long spoke on behalf of outgoing Chamber President Marty Parker, who was out of town on business. More...

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Church

Church Calendar

Carlton AOH will honor Elder Thomas Sr. Elder Frank Thomas Sr. will be honored at the Carlton A.O.H. thyear Church of God at a 26 appreciation celebration. The 11:30 a.m. speaker will be Minister Eldridge Jackson and the 2:30 p.m. More...

25-year homecoming

Grove Hill Methodist Protestant Church will host homecoming and its 25th year of organizing the church on Sunday, Oct. 5. Services will begin at 10 a.m. Special speakers and former pastors will share memories of the past 25 years. More...

No matter how dark the hour, His face is always toward us

Hebrews 13:5-6 "Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for He hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee. More...

Sports

SPORTS REPORT

Moseley is the most underrated player in the state

One of the states most underrated players is no doubt Leroy High School's Clint Moseley. Moseley, a Scout.com two-star quarterback, has all the tools and measurements, and he has put up the stats to back them up. More...

Bears 'black out' Aggies

Leroy rolls up 466 yards in 63-34 win over Jackson in 'Battle of the Tombigbee'

More than 5,000 fans packed Legion Field Thursday night to watch the No. 12 Jackson Aggies tangle with the No. More...

Coffeeville wins second straight game

The Coffeeville High School Panthers went on the road this past Friday and captured their second straight victory as they beat the Frisco City Whippets 14-6 in a Class 1A, Region 1 game. More...

For the Record

Clarke County Sheriff's Report

Arrests booked into the Clarke County Jail this week include: *Christina Marie Hoven, 30, alias writ of arrest, $327 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...

Washington County Sheriff's Report

The Washington County Sheriff's Department reported the following arrests during the past week: *Jennifer Monique Ferrell, 26, of McIntosh was arrested Sept. 15 and charged with negotiation of a worthless negotiable instrument. More...

Two die in collision with train

Two people were killed and one was seriously injured when a train collided with an automobile in Malcolm, Tuesday, Sept. 30 around 3:40 p.m. More...

Golf course assailant sentenced to 15 years

A teenager who assaulted and robbed a Jackson golfer on the golf course in May pleaded guilty to the offense and was sentenced to 15 years Tuesday. Jerome Darrington was 17 when he assaulted and robbed a lone golfer playing on the Jackson course. More...

New playground officially open

New playground officially open "Nancy had the vision," were the words on the lips of committee members at the ribbon cutting of the new Pine City Park on Sunday. More...

News

Salvation Army sponsors

The Salvation Army in Thomasville will conduct Angel Tree sign-ups on Oct. 6-9, 13-16, 20 and 22-23, 9-11:30 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. for children ages 2-12 years old. All clients MUST bring all of the following information: 1. More...

Man stabbed in altercation

A Jackson man was treated, Friday, Sept. 26, at Jackson Medical Center, for stab wounds which resulted from an altercation. More...

WashCo Jail inmate dies

A man incarcerated in the Washington County Jail died there, Friday, Sept. 26, around 10:45 p.m. According to Washington County Chief Deputy Terry Beasley, Shawn Woodard, 33, of Frankville died of what appears to be natural causes. More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

'God is up to something' to be presented Inspirational Tabernacle Church of God in Christ in Jackson is hosting Prophet Charles Buchanan of Showers of Blessings Church of God in Christ in Mobile. More...

Editorials

The 10 Commandments of good citizenship

This presidential election, if you believe the polls and the rhetoric, is about change in Washington. Both candidates promise it, while voters clamor for it. It is the cause of the moment. More...

We can't let fear fuel financial crisis

Yes, the nation is in a financial crisis, possibly the most serious since the Great Depression. Banks and investment firms are dropping left and right as mortgage woes and credit abuses that have mounted for years are finally catching up. More...

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People

Receives 'Golden Eagle' award

Jackson City Councilman Paul South (left) recently received 2008 Golden Eagle Honorary Award at the Alabama Senior Citizens Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony, conducted in Montgomery Sunday, Sept. 28. More...

Homemade sweets a treat for family, friends and guests

During the past several months I have enjoyed making fig and pear preserves, pear honey and apple jelly. I guess I have spoiled my husband Mike as he never wants store-bought jellies, jams or preserves. More...

Nellie Brown turns 91

Several ladies gathered Thursday, Sept. 25, in Coffeeville at Mary's Restaurant to celebrate st Nellie Brown's 91 birthday, which was Sept. 24. The ladies who planned and attended the party were (L-R) Kathleen Dunagan, Peggy H. Armistead, Mrs. More...