January 28, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

ClarkeCo Democrats qualify to seek offices

Clarke County Democrats officially kicked off the 2010 campaign season Tuesday by opening qualifying for local offices that are on the ballot this year. More...

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Church

Rev. Madden receives Clara Barton Award

The Rev. Patrick Madden, pastor of Sacred Heart Church in Grove Hill, was recently awarded the Clara Barton Award by the Board of Directors of the Alabama Gulf Coast Regional Chapter of the American Red Cross. More...

In concert at Rockville Baptist

Southern Image Quartet will perform at Rockville Baptist Church Jan. 31 at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. The group will also perform at Stave Creek Baptist Church during the morning worship service. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Revival beginning at Full Gospel Apostolic More...

Education

Moss still cautious about WashCo school finances

Larry Moss, chief financial officer for the Washington County School System, was cautiously optimistic about the governor’s announcement that school financing will be adequate. More...

Parker attends national forum on law and crime scene investigation

Jackson High School senior Jessica Parker, daughter of Carol and Carey Parker of Jackson, recently attended the National Youth Leadership Forum (NYLF) on Law and Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) in Washington, D.C. More...

Jackson students on USM Dean’s List

The University of Southern Mississippi has released its Dean’s List for the 2009 fall semester. Dean’s List scholars are those with at least a 3.5 grade-point average but less than a 4.0. More...

Sports

Aggies top Tigers and UMS Bulldogs

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Jeremy Dixon puts up a layup for the Aggies over the head of a W.S. Neal player. (SA photo by Evan Carden) More...

Aggies trounce Eagles, Tigers and Bulldogs

The Jackson High School Aggies’ basketball team rallied to win against three area competitors during the past week. JHS took down the W.S. Neal Eagles 58- 48 Tuesday, Jan. 19. More...

JA Eagles drop close one to Monroe Academy

The Jackson Academy boys’ basketball team played a close game with 3A Monroe Academy at home last week coming up short on a 50-40 decision. More...

For the Record

Clarke County Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Jan. 19-26 include: Patrick Kelly Phillips, 20, burglary third degree, $10,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Four face drug charges following WashCo traffic stop

SA Editor Four people are facing illegal drug possession charges, after their vehicle was searched Sunday, Jan. 24, at a license checkpoint conducted by Washington County sheriff’s deputies. More...

Jackson man stabbed after unwanted advances

A Jackson man was transported to a Mobile hospital, Thursday, Jan. 21, for treatment of severe stab wounds after allegedly attempting to make unwanted advances toward a woman with whom he was acquainted. More...

Sen. Shelby to visit area Saturday

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) will join the residents of Clarke and Washington counties for visits this Saturday. The first stop will be in Jackson at 2 p.m., at Jackson City Hall, located at 400 Commerce Street, in the council chambers. More...

News

Announcements

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...

ClarkeCo engineer fighting road problems due to weather

“Our roads have taken a beating,” Clarke County Engineer Danny Overton told county commissioners Monday in response to a question by Commissioner Elma Averett. More...

WashCo Sheriff fears overcrowded jail may cause fights and riots

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Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

Cultural Arts Center announces 2010 classes Space is limited and classes fill quickly for the upcoming classes at the Cultural Arts Center in Grove Hill. To sign up or for more information, contact Frances Ohme, 251-275-3789. More...

Editorials

Viewpoints

Climate change we can believe in

“Climate change” happened right before our very eyes and few politicians and members of the media realized it until Tuesday, Jan. 19. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Congress Reports

Massachusetts sends loud message to D.C.

Last week’s stunning decision by Massachusetts’ voters to place a conservative into the U.S. More...

People

Miss Heath - Mr. Humphrey announce wedding plans

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Heath of Atlanta, Ga. announce the engagement and forthcoming wedding of their daughter, Chelsea Elizabeth, to John Dudley Humphrey. Mr. Humphrey is the son of Sammie Humphrey and Dudley Humphrey, both of Cleveland, Tenn. More...

Soderquist – Clark engagement announced

Mr. and Mrs. Randy Soderquist of Locust Dale, Va. announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Katie Elaine, to Johnathan Ritchie Clark, the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Clark of Grove Hill. More...

Miss Wilson - Mr. South to wed February 20

Mr. and Mrs. Mark Wilson of Tuscaloosa announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Katherine Bethany, to Paul William South, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul South of Jackson. More...