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Church

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Revival continues at St. Peter’s Baptist Revival services continue at St. Peter Baptist Church on Simmons Creek Road at 7:30 nightly through Friday, Oct. 9. The Rev. More...

Blessing of Animals’ this Sunday at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church

Sunday, Oct. 11, at 12 noon, there will be a “Blessing of Animals” at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church on Hospital Drive, Jackson. More...

Inspiration from my mother’s pen

Romans 8:28 “We know that all things work together for good for those who love God, who are called according to his purpose.” More...

Editorials

We were all fooled by pellet plant deal

Editor’s Notes

Bad decisions and management are to blame for the falling through of the Dixie Pellets plant that was supposed to locate in Jackson. More...

Fire Prevention Week: Going strong at 59!

A longtime tradition continued this week in Jackson. We hope it does for many more years to come. We are talking about the annual Fire Prevention Week. More...

Political Cartoon

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Sports

Gators take out Eagles

The Clarke Prep School Gators claimed a year’s worth of county bragging rights as they beat the Jackson Academy Eagles 48-20 last Friday night at McCorquodale Stadium-Parham Field in Jackson. More...

Bears torch Panthers 40-18

This past Friday night Leroy High School Bears passed their way by the Excel High School Panthers 40-18 on the arm of Phillip Ervin. He completed 13 passes on 18 attempts for 248 yards and four touchdowns. More...

UMS ‘Dukes’ Aggies

The Jackson Aggies fell 51-24 to the UMS-Wright Bulldogs Friday night at Ervin S. Cooper Stadium in Mobile. The Aggies actually led 10-7 at the half thanks to a 42-yard J.D. More...

For the Record

WashCo Sheriff’s Report

The Washington County Sheriff’s Department reported the following arrests during the past week: •Troy Lebron Buttram, 19, of McIntosh was arrested Sept. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Sept. 29-Oct. 6 include: Anthony Edward Dennison, 25, parole violation, arrested by LifeTech. More...

LEGAL NOTICE

NOTICE BY CO-EXECUTORS IN THE ESTATE OF HUBERT GAINES BOLEN, More...

Burglary suspect caught in Grove Hill

A former LifeTech inmate, or resident, has been arrested and charged with the several burglaries that have occurred in Jackson and Grove Hill in recent weeks. More...

First USB lawsuit settlement reached

United Security Bancshares, Inc., after lengthy negotiations, has entered into a settlement agreement with the U.S. More...

Public safety not compromised in spill near McIntosh Olin plant

Driver error is being blamed for a caustic liquid spill, Monday, Oct. 5, near Olin’s McIntosh plant. More...

News

Learning about fire prevention

(SA photos by Ellen Williams) More...

Mayor looks at pellet plant situation as ‘new opportunity’

Jackson Mayor Richard Long is taking a positive approach to the news that the location of Dixie Pellets to the city will not happen. More...

Scotch and Gulf lumber companies announce merger

SA Publisher Scotch Lumber Company of Fulton and Gulf Lumber Company of Mobile announced Tuesday an agreement to merge the two companies as Scotch & Gulf Lumber, LLC, a combination that will create a more efficient provider in the lumber industry More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

‘2009 JA Terminator Bowl’ Saturday, Oct. 10 Jackson Academy will host a Termite football bowl on Saturday, Oct. 10. Participating Termite teams will be from JA, Wilcox Academy, Clarke Prep School and Meadowview Christian Academy. More...

Education

2009-2010 JMS cheerleaders

Jackson Middle School cheerleaders for this year are, front (L-R): Sally Outlaw and Michayla Chapman; second row: Morgan Stoker, Shelby Bradley and Brianna Thomas; third row: Mary Anderson, Tershae Boykin, Tiya Williams, Madison Bailey, Hannah Jo More...

JHS homecoming activities announced

Jackson High School’s Homecoming Parade will be Oct. 8 (today) at 5 p.m. The theme for this year’s parade is “Aggies are Heroes”. More...

Bryant completes basic training at Ft. Jackson

Army Reserve Pvt. Kentavian J. Bryant has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. More...

People

Goldman’s celebrate silver anniversary

Family and friends gathered on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009 at the Chatom Scott House in honor of Theresa and William Goldman’s 25th wedding anniversary. More...

Mr. Cress - Miss Ball exchange marriage vows

Mary Margaret Ball and Collin Louis Cress were married Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Columbia, S.C. Monsignor Leigh Lehocky performed the 2:30 p.m. More...

Stork Report

Emma Gayle Smith Mr. and Mrs. Jeremy Smith (nee Joan Ranne) of Jackson announce the birth of a daughter, Emma Gayle, Aug. 11, 2009, at Springhill Memorial Hospital in Mobile. She weighed 8 lbs.,13 oz. More...