October 8, 2009 RSS feed / News

Ask The Vet

Q: Our horse has a cut just above the hoof. What is the best way to treat it? More...

Electronics recycling this Saturday

An electronics recycling day will be conducted this Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in front of the Jackson Walmart Supercenter. Most types of electronics will be accepted. There is a $10 processing charge for televisions. More...

Mayor Long at census meeting: ‘It’s important we get everyone counted’

During the first meeting of the Jackson census committee, Thursday, Oct. 1, Mayor Richard Long stressed the importance of getting as many citizens as possible counted in the 2010 census. More...

WashCo Sheriff receives grants to enhance communications system

Washington County Sheriff Richard Stringer said, Monday, Oct. 5, his department has received a total of $27,000 in grant monies to be used to enhance the department’s communications system. More...

Norris sworn in

Norris sworn in 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...

Manslaughter suspect charged with illegal drug possession

A St. Stephens man who was recently indicted on manslaughter charges, was arrested again, Oct. 2, and charged with illegal possession of prescription drugs. More...

Free hunter education course to be offered

A hunter education course, taught by certified instructor Arvis Slack, will be offered Oct. 31, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., at the Jackson Police Department training room, 324 Commerce Street. More...

NFPA releases report on smoke alarms in U.S. home fires

Forty percent of all home fire deaths resulted from fires in homes with no smoke alarms

Four of every 10 home fire deaths resulted from fires with no smoke alarms in 2003-2006, according to a new report Smoke Alarms in U.S. Home Fires ,released by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). More...

Tours newspaper office

A group of consumers from Clarke County Arc (CCARC) toured The South Alabamian office in Jackson, Friday, Oct. 2, and learned some of what it takes to publish the paper each week. More...