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'American Roots Music' exhibit comes to Washington County

The Washington County Library and the Washington County Museum are co-sponsoring "New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music," which is organized by the Smithsonian Institute Traveling Exhibition Service and funded by the United States Congres More...

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Church

CHURCH CALENDAR

VBS concludes at Mt. Gilead A Vacation Bible School program, designed by church member Tessa McFarland, is being presented at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church through today (July 9), 6-8 p.m. A meal will be served to participants. More...

New pastor welcomed

Calvary Independent Baptist Church welcomed new pastor, Bro. Rob Frary and his wife Lindia from North Augusta, S.C. The church is located on Highway 43, north of AC Fabricating. Everyone is welcome to the services on Sunday at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. More...

Trust Him and find strength in Him

Spiritual Beliefs

Proverbs 30:4 (NIV) "Who has gone up to heaven and come down? Who has gathered up the wind in the hollow of his hands? Who has wrapped up the waters in his cloak? Who has established all the ends of the earth? More...

Editorials

'45 lessons life taught me' pretty good

Publisher's Perspective

There is a ton of spam e-mail out there that is useless and sometimes inaccurate. The following list of "45 lessons life taught me" is pretty good, however. More...

Niece praises Aunt 'Ela' McLeod

Dear Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to tell you about Ms. Mary Leila McLeod. I, just as Dr. Fleming so eloquently expressed in his letter to the editor about Ms. More...

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People

Snyder - Mitchem exchange marriage vows

Jessica Lauren Mitchem and Justin Lewis Snyder exchanged vows Saturday, June 6 at Northport Baptist Church at 2 o'clock in the afternoon. The ceremony was officiated by Dr. John Nixon. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. More...

Stork Report

Sophie Ann Dolbear Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Dolbear (nee Kim Fredere) of Mobile, announce the birth of a daughter, Sophie Ann, June 29, 2009, 5:18 p.m. at Mobile Infirmary. She weighed 6 lbs., 8 oz. and was 20 inches in length. More...

Cards of Thanks

The family of Tom Brooks would like to thank all of our friends for their concern for Tom's well being at the wreck on June 10, 2009. More...

Man drowns at St. Stephens Park

A man, who reportedly was just intending to wash his hands, drowned at St. Stephens Historical Park Friday, July 3. More...

Jackson Police deal with rash of stolen vehicles

Some recovered after apparent joy rides

During the past few weeks, Jackson Police have been dealing with a rash of auto and all-terrain vehicle (ATV) thefts within the jurisdiction. Some of the vehicles have been located, with one ending up wrecked in the Stave Creek community. More...

Oldest Clarke resident dies at age 107

Preston Goode, who many believe to be the oldest Clarke Countian, died July 5, at the Camden Nursing Facility at the age of 107. Born Nov. 29, 1901, in Coy, Goode was the son of the late Robert and Laura Goode, and was one of nine children. More...

News

WashCo continues talks with Mobile Community Action

For the past two and one-half years, the local committee for the Mobile Community Action (MCA) has periodically appeared before the Washington County Commission as well as written, requesting free office space with utilities. More...

New business welcomed

Members of the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce and Jackson city officials attended a ribbon cutting ceremony, Tuesday, July 7, at the grand opening of World Finance, located at 216 Walker Springs Road, Suite 106. More...

McIntosh PD arrests one for drugs, another for resisting

McIntosh Police reported back-to-back arrests July 1, with the second coming after the report of subjects threatening people at the Dart Mart on U.S. Highway 43. More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

Social assistance on Wednesdays at Salvation Army The Salvation Army Social Service office is open on Wednesdays from 9-11 a.m. and 2-4 p.m. More...

Education

Jackson students among ASCC scholarship recipients

Dr. John A. Johnson, President of Alabama Southern Community College, recently announced the scholarship recipients for 2009. More...

Local students visit Washington, D.C.

Megan Goldman of Leroy High School and Cole Harrell of Jackson Academy spent a week in Washington D.C., June 13-18. More...

Pringle gets commendation

Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Terrance L. More...

Sports

Waverunners compete in annual junior championship

Twenty members of the Jackson Waverunners competed in the Gulf Coast Area Aquatic League's annual junior championship meet June 27. The meet was in Gulf Shores with 248 swimmers from seven teams participating. More...

Aggie baseball players sign scholarships

Taylor inks with Jeff Davis Jackson High pitcher William Taylor signed with Jeff Davis during a ceremony at JHS Tuesday, July 7. Taylor was 6-3 on the mound in '09 with a 3.27 ERA. More...

All-Stars eliminated

The Jackson 13-year-old Dixie League All-Stars were eliminated by Westside in the championship game of the Dixie League Tournament in Jackson. Nathan Hawk (above) takes off after a hit in the tournament. More...

For the Record

Clarke County Sheriff's Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of June 30-July 7 include: Roy Bell Robertson, 23, theft of property second degree, receiving stolen property second degree/concealing, $15,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's More...

WashCo Sheriff's Report

The Washington County Sheriff's Department reported the following arrests during the past week: •Marilyn Olivia Webb, 31, of McIntosh was arrested July 1 and charged with third degree assault, second degree theft of property and third degree More...