November 13, 2008 RSS feed / News

Jackson City Council makes board appointments

City Council conducted an organizational meeting Nov. 3, their first regular meeting was Tuesday, Nov. 11, with appointments to various boards. *Councilman Paul South was appointed to continue serving as mayor pro tem for the next four years. More...

ThyssenKrupp Steel USA and ThyssenKrupp Stainless USA announce project milestones

On the recent first anniversary of groundbreaking ceremonies for their new Calvert development, ThyssenKrupp Steel USA and ThyssenKrupp Stainless USA, announced some key milestones in the construction of the new world class complex they are jointly More...

Capstone Bancshares, Inc. merges with Security Federal Bancorp, Inc.

Capstone Bancshares, Inc. (Capstone) recently announced the acquisition of Security Federal Bancorp, Inc. (Security Federal) and its subsidiary, Security Bank. More...

Hampton Inn site work begins

Site work began last week on the Hampton Inn complex to be constructed in Jackson at the intersection of U.S. Highway 43 and Walker Springs Road. More...

Children rescue dad pinned under car

Thanks to his children, Washington County resident William Dean Sr. is alive today. Dean was working on one of his cars, when the automobile fell on him missing his head by inches, but catching his arm, pinning him underneath it. More...

Jackson Fire Department elects officers

The Jackson Fire Department recently elected officers for the upcoming year. They are: •Assistant Chief - Bobby Brooks •In House Captain - O.S. More...

Theft reported at Jackson football game

According to Jackson Police Reports, a theft was reported at the Jackson High School football game Friday, Nov. 7, at Legion Field/Simpkins Stadium. More...

SWAIA announces inauguration bus trip

In an effort to promote community unity, equality and justice, the Southwest Alabama Improvement Association (SWAIA) has pledged its support for several upcoming events including the Obama celebration and prayer rally Sunday, Nov. More...

Operation Christmas kicks off

The 28th annual Operation Christmas, sponsored by the Jackson Police Department, kicked off, Nov. 7, with a shopping spree at Walgreens. More...

WashCo Criminal Jury Week begins

Criminal jury week in the Circuit Court of Washington County began Monday, Nov. 10, with the following cases scheduled to be tried: Judge Baxter's Docket Leroy Patrick, sexual abuse of a child; James R. Snow Jr. More...

WashCo Sheriff's Office makes good use of grants

Thanks to grant monies received by the Washington County Sheriff's Office, the department has had to spend very little of its budget on equipment. Since Richard Stringer took over as sheriff in 2007, the department has received $362,000 in grants. More...

Pine City Christmas Tour of Homes is Dec. 7

The Student Ministry of First Baptist Church of Jackson will be sponsoring a second Pine City Tour of Homes on Sunday, Dec. 7. The tour will begin at 4 p.m. More...