July 8, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

WashCo tops other counties in number of marriages

According to statistics recently released by Auburn Montgomery’s Center for Demographic Research (AMCDR), more marriages are performed in Washington County than any other county in the state.   More...

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Church

CHURCH CALENDAR

‘Praise Party’   at Mt. Sinai No. 1   More...

Ben Russell guest speaker at First Assembly One99 July

Ben Russell, a nationally appointed missionary with the U.S. Missions Youth Alive department, will be the guest speaker at the First Assembly of God Church’s student services ministry, One99, Wednesday, July 14 at 7 p.m.   More...

Are you seeing and hearing the signs?

Spiritual Beliefs

Matthew 24:3 And as he sat upon the Mount of Olives, the disciples came unto Him privately, saying, “Tell us, when shall these things be? And what shall be the sign of Thy coming, and of the end of the world?”   More...

Editorials

Voters return to polls Tuesday

Inside the Statehouse

The marquee match up in next Tuesday’s upcoming runoff races is the Republican gubernatorial contest between Bradley Byrne and Dr. Robert Bentley. The winner will emerge as the favorite to succeed Gov. Bob Riley. More...

Bureaucratic red tape blocks response efforts

Congress Reports

More than 70 days into the oil spill, BP’s inability to successfully and completely cap the gushing well a mile beneath the Gulf has generated hundreds of phone calls and e-mails to my office.   More...

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For the Record

Clarke County deeds, marriage licenses recorded

Marriage license   applications   Marcus Tyrone Jackson, to Charlotte Denese Simon; Johnny Rogers, to Lula Mieko Simone Woodyard. More...

WashCo Sheriff’s Report

The Washington County Sheriff’s Department reported the following arrests during the past week:   *Phillip Jason Lofton, 31, of McIntosh was arrested June 28 and charged with third degree assault. Bond was set at $2,500. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of June 29-July 6 include:   Joshua Willard Fuller, 27, probation violation, $2,500 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Fourth of July fun in Chatom

Bubbles the Clown paints the face of Leah Rogers at Chatom’s July 4th celebration, Sunday afternoon. The setting for the event was Lake Ellis, located behind the Chatom Community Center. More...

WashCo Sheriff hot about jail’s a/c problems

Washington County Sheriff Richard Stringer said, Tuesday, July 6, he was fed up with the poor maintenance of the air conditioning system that cools the sheriff’s office and the jail.   More...

Wreck injures Task Force One agents

Commander Mike Hunt and Agent Lem DuBose of the First Judicial Drug Task Force (Task Force One) received what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries in a onevehicle wreck, Tuesday, July 6, on U. More...

News

Jackson Police reports burglaries and thefts

The Jackson Police Department reported several vehicle burglaries, a residential break-in and the theft of money from one residence.   More...

Looking for Edward Scissorhands

A would-be thief worked mighty hard to tear through the heavy metal back of this South Alabamian newsstand in front of the CVS pharmacy in Jackson when he could have gained the same entry by putting 7 More...

Leroy VFD hosts training meeting with WashCo EMA

The Leroy Volunteer Fire Department conducted a training meeting on Monday, June 21, with Stewart Jackson of the Washington County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) and the Wagarville Fire Department. More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

Summer sale at ECI greenhouse   Summer sale at the ECI greenhouse to help reduce inventory. More...

Meeting Monday night to discuss JHS senior cruise

Parents of Jackson High School seniors for 2011 are asked to attend a meeting Monday night, July 12, 6 p.m. in the school gym. More...

Cowboy Boykin to appear July 10 at Chatom’s ‘Picking and Chilling’

Picking and Chilling at the Washington County Courthouse in Chatom will be July 10 at 6 p.m.   Featured entertainers will be “Cowboy” Billy Boykin and Winky Hicks and Frontier Bluegrass.   More...

Sports

Jackson swimmers compete in Lake Forest relay meet

On June 19, 13 Jackson swimmers competed in a relay meet conducted at the Lake Forest Country Club in Daphne. More...

10-year-old district champs

The 10-year-old Jackson Little League All-Stars recently won their district tournament with an undefeated record heading into the championship game. More...

People

Music festival scholarship recipients

Two Coffeeville residents received scholarships Saturday during the Coffeeville Music Festival. The scholarship funds come from the proceeds of the event. More...

Gunter - Brannan united in marriage

Ashlea Kay Brannan and Glenn Dayton Gunter III were married in a private ceremony on Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at the Rockville Baptist Church.   Mrs. More...

Rogers - Mixon to wed Aug. 21

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Otto Newburn Jr. and Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Barnes Aduston Rogers, all of Jackson, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Malorie Victoria Rogers, to Colby Mitchell Mixon. Mr. Mixon is the son of Mr. More...