July 23, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

ClarkeCo animal shelter group seeks donors

The Clarke Regional Animal Care and Control Facility Task Force is offering area citizens the opportunity to become sponsoring donors by contributing $25 to receive an annual membership. More...

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Church

CHURCH CALENDAR

Benefit program will be at St. Union Sunday The Devine Sisters and Men of Faith will host a benefit love program at St. Union Missionary Baptist Church in Jackson Sunday, July 26, at 3 p.m., for the Rev. Jerry Bryant. More...

Rev. Patrick Madden new pastor of Clarke County Catholic Community

Father Patrick Madden has been appointed by Archbishop Thomas J. Rodi as the new pastor of Sacred Heart Catholic Parish in Grove Hill, which includes Visitation Catholic Church in Jackson and St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Thomasville. More...

Who will save the children?

Spiritual Beliefs

Deut. 6:20-21 20 "In the future your children will ask you, 'What is the meaning of these laws, decrees, and regulations that the LORD our God has commanded us to obey? More...

Sports

All-Stars heading to World Series!!

The players knew it, even before the last out was made as Grove Hill/Jackson beat Muscle Shoals 10-7 to claim the Dixie Youth Pre-Majors State Championship Saturday in Tuscumbia. More...

Photo

Members of the Grove/Jackson Dixie Pre Majors team are Paul Jackson, Windham Jackson, Will Wiggins, Brady Reeves, Tyrell Kinder, Tyler Dunegan, Zack Watford, Jacob Horton, Doug Hutto, Tyler Hutto, Dustyn Moseley, Joseph Jackson, Kasey Garrick, Josh K More...

Football camp at JHS coming up

The Jackson Youth Football League will be holding a camp Tuesday and Wednesday July 28 -29 at Jackson High School. Cost is $15 per person. Signup is Monday, July 27 at 8 a.m. at Jackson High School. More...

For the Record

WashCo Sheriff's Report

The Washington County Sheriff's Department reported the following arrests during the past week: •Donna Caylor, 19, of Mobile was arrested July 13 and charged with failure to appear on a driving while suspended charge. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of July 14 include: •Michael Shane Rorex, 38, probation violation, arrested by Life Tech. More...

Clarke County Records

Marriage license applications Robert Ryan Grimes, to Stacie Jeanette Pitre; Gary Lenoise Campbell, to Kenja Nekia Packer; Devin Lee Mitchell, to Candace Brooke Andrews; Thomas Austin Pyles, to Pamela Blackmon Gates. More...

Man dies in WashCo 4-wheeler accident

According to Washington County Chief Deputy Terry Beasley, a Baldwin County man died Saturday at a popular site for riding all-terrain vehicles (ATV). More...

Protecting the skies: Carter is prepared for any situation

When the son of a Grove Hill man steps outside, inhaling crisp air on a base surrounded by mountains and pristine wilderness in America's "last frontier," he is far more likely to run into a bear or moose than an enemy of the United States. More...

Special election announced to fill District 65 seat

Governor Bob Riley announced, Tuesday, the special election dates for House District 65 which was vacated when former State Representative Marc Keahey was elected to the State Senate. More...

News

Court rules in favor of WashCo support workers

Support workers employed by the Washington County school system should be on a schedule that provides for pay increases, according to a state appeals court ruling Friday, July 17. More...

Officers announced

The Jackson Rotary Club recently announced its officers for 2009-2010. Those chosen to serve (L-R) are Linda Butts, secretary; Debra Etheredge, treasurer; Althea Thomas, president and Steve James, president-elect. More...

No block party at city hall

Jackson Police Chief Charles Burge announced this week that due to the increase in participation among neighborhoods, there will be no block party behind Jackson City Hall for this year's National Night Out event. More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

Summer administration of AHSGE The Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE) will be in the Jackson High School auditorium through July 24. Test schedules are: July 24, language. For additional information call school offices. More...

Editorials

We've come a long way from Walter Cronkite

Publisher's Perspective

Walter Cronkite had a long and full life. He all but created the TV anchorman's job during his long tenure at CBS. After retiring in 1981 he continued to contribute to TV, public radio and society for another 25 or more years. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

New industries are dependent on improved economy

In early 2008, Gov. Bob Riley joined local officials and representatives of New Gas Concepts for the announcement of a $118 million Dixie Green wood pellet mill for Jackson. More...

People

McCants-Curry exchange vows

Allison Christine Curry of Atlanta and Nathan Stacy McCants of Jackson exchanged vows Saturday, May 2, 2009, at the First Presbyterian Church in Tuscaloosa. Dr. Charles Durham officiated the 6 o'clock evening ceremony. More...

Flowers - Moye announce final plans

Stephanie Rebecca Flowers and David Hunter Moye have announced their final wedding plans. The couple will exchange vows Saturday, July 25, 2009, 3 o'clock in the afternoon at the First Baptist Church in Jackson. Parents of the couple are Mr. More...

Bolen - Mathews plan August wedding

Debra Dunagan Bolen of Jackson and Thomas G. Mathews of Grove Hill announce plans for their upcoming wedding. The couple will be married in a private ceremony on Aug. 29, 2009. More...