March 19, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Buys equipment

Larry Pope, manager of the Jackson Pic-n-Sav, drives a forklift to load equipment from the old Food Fair store in Jackson last week. More...

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Church

Childish theology

Spiritual Beliefs

Part 1 Mark 10:13-16 13 People were bringing little children to him in order that he might touch them; and the disciples spoke sternly to them. More...

Dogwoods blooming

Dogwood trees like this one in High Acres subdivision are in full bloom. More...

FUMC announces Holy Week services

Several special services are planned at the First United Methodist Church of Jackson for Holy Week in April. On Thursday, April 9, there will be a Holy Thursday service with "The Last Supper" reenacted by men in the church. More...

Education

Oldest living LHS grad has fond memories of school years

She graduated from Leroy High School in 1927 when the school was housed in a two-story wood frame building that stood about where the Leroy Baptist pastorium stands today. More...

Jackson Middle School announces third nine weeks honor roll

Grade 6 All As: Madison Bailey, Brittany Barnes, Anna Katherine Bolen, Shelby Bradley, Dalton Brunson, Phillip Fuller, Patrick Harbuck, Lara Casey Higginbotham, Javante Jackson, Jordan Law, Zachary Oliver, Devontrey Parker, John Sheffield, Briann More...

JIS students work on research project

Students at Jackson Intermediate School celebrated the birthday of legendary author, Dr. Seuss, on March 2. They are completing a research project about Theodore "Seuss" Geisel for the month of March. More...

People

Franchella-Griffin exchange vows

exchange vows Leslie Jill Griffin and Michael Joseph Franchella were married May 22, 2008 in Virginia Beach, Va. The bride is the daughter of Drs. Ron and Carol Griffin of Birmingham. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Stribling Jr. celebrate golden anniversary

Eddie and Clyde Stribling Jr. of Jackson celebrated their 50th anniversary with family and friends Feb. 20, 2009 at the Frasinetti Winery in Sacramento, Calif. More...

Miss Pezent - Mr. Brown announce wedding plans

Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Pezent of Walker Springs announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Tara Amanda, to Derwin Randal Brown, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Brown of New Site. Miss Pezent is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. More...

Jackson trucker leads cops on chase to Mobile

Area law enforcement officers were led on a chase, Sunday, March 15, by a Jackson truck driver who refused to stop until he reached his destination in Mobile. More...

A busy Thursday on tap

Boise to give business update today Boise will be hosting a business update for area business leaders, elected officials and others today (Thursday), at 1:30 p.m. at the training center at the entrance to the Jackson plant. More...

WashCo woman accused of trying to burn sister's house

A Washington County woman is out on $28,500 bond following her arrest, Wednesday, March 11, for allegedly planning to burn down her sister's house. Kathryn A. More...

News

No aid forthcoming for WashCo's crumbling infrastructure

The Washington County Commission called a press conference Monday, March 16 reporting very little success from their March 9 and 10 meetings with their congressional delegation. More...

Aiden Marks receives "Super Star ter Designation"

MetLife announced that Birmingham resident Aiden Marks, married to the former Mary Helen Mccorquodale, formerly of Jackson, has been awarded the designation of 'Super Starter,' in recognition of superior sales achievement. More...

Five injured in crash

Five people were injured in a two-vehicle crash, Wednesday, March 11, on J.W. Andrews Highway in Jackson, approximately 1/2-mile from U.S. Highway 43. More...

Coming Events

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Thomasville Baptist offers houses The Property and Grounds Committee of Thomasville Baptist Church is offering two houses located on church property. More...

Editorials

Remember when we played outside all summer?

Editor's note: We all get a lot of useless stuff via e-mail. Every now and then, though, we get something pretty good, like this: This is for folks born between 1920 and 1979...those who survived the 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. More...

Mobile Symphony thrilled with hospitality in Clarke, Washington

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, On behalf of the Mobile Symphony, I want to say how thrilled we were with the generous response to our recent concerts in Washington and Clarke Counties. You couldn't have been a nicer or more enthusiastic audience! More...

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Sports

Leroy foot ball team receives championship ri ngs

The 2009 Leroy Bears football team, cheerleaders and coaches received their 2A State Championships rings following the Jackson versus Leroy baseball game Saturday, March 14 at Pop Powell Stadium in Leroy. More...

Big week for Aggies on the diamond

SPORTS REPORT

The Jackson Aggies have not had the start to the 2009 season that the coaches, players, media or fans expected. But all is not lost, yet. More...

Lady Eagles heating up

The Jackson Academy Lady Eagles are heating up on the diamond, winning four for their last six games to improve to 4-9 on the season. Last week, JA fell to Clarke Prep 11-0. More...

For the Record

WashCo Sheriff's Report

The Washington County Sheriff's Department reported the following arrests during the past week: •Christy Nichole Powell, 33, of WagarvillewasarrestedMarch9and chargedwithviolationofprobation. Nobondamountwaslisted. •Sham D. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of March 10-17 include: •Ashley Nicole Ezell, 24, possession of controlled substance, $7,500 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...

Clarke County Records

Marriage license applications Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. James Michael Scarbrough, to Brandi Nichole Webb. More...