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Church

Egyptians at FBC Jackson

Children attending Vacation Bible School at First Baptist Church in Jackson last week were able to experience life as Egyptians as they joined in Joseph’s journey from prison to palace. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Frost Bridge Camp Meeting The 114th encampment of Frost Bridge Camp Meeting will continue through July 25. Evangelists will be the Rev. Paul Womack and Major Ron Busro, along with youth evangelist the Rev. Duke Underwood. More...

Magnolia Assembly to host back-to-school bash

Magnolia Assembly on Allen Road in Grove Hill will host a back-to-school bash on Wednesday, July 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. Ages 12 to 20 are invited to attend. Pizza, games and door prizes will be featured. More...

Editorials

Cartoon

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Senators should demand more time for evaluation of Kagan

Viewpoint

A friend of mine made a statement that expresses with a great deal of clarity what many people feel about politics and government in America. More...

Stimulus not stimulating jobs

Congress Reports

Last week President Obama’s chief economic adviser, Christina Romer, released a report on the $787 billion economic stimulus that the Democrat-led Congress passed and the president signed into law in February 2009. More...

People

Miss Veasey - Mr. Bumpers wedding plans announced

Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Kelly Veasey of Andalusia announce the engagement and the upcoming nuptials of their daughter, Hannah Elizabeth, to William Allen Bumpers III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jon Winkler of Athens and the late William Allen Bumpers Jr. More...

Stand up and pay respect when national anthem is played

Random Ramblings

I have no patience with people who do not pay respect to the playing and singing of the national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner”. More...

Performing in Thomasville

The Arts Council of Thomasville will present Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat July 23-26 at Bedsole Auditorium. More...

Well-known artist conducts china painting workshop in Jackson

Well-known china painting artist Cindy Warren, of Eufaula, Okla., brought her talents to Jackson last week, conducting a workshop for the Southwest Porcelain Artist Association. More...

WashCo BOE member asks to retract motion

Immediately before the motion to adjourn the July 15 meeting of the Washington County School Board, member Fred Thomas asked to remove a motion he made on an item approved at the previous board meeting. More...

News

McKinley barely survives challenge for ClarkeCo’s GOP chairmanship

The Clarke County Republican Executive Committee re-elected Edmon McKinley chairman last Thursday, July 15, on a 7-6 vote, during a meeting at the Grove Hill Town Hall. More...

New Political Signs

Members of the Clarke County Republican Executive Committee show off some new signs for the fall campaign, “136 years is long ago” and “Fight Back. More...

Truck driver foils burglary at old Grove Hill sawmill

Randy Hare was driving on Highway 43 in an 18-wheeler Monday morning when he noticed a car parked at the old Hare sawmill on the edge of the Clarke Prep football field parking lot south of Grove Hill. More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

Cuties for Canines Get your dog washed Friday, July 23, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., at 501 Forest Avenue for $5 and then let them show off their beauty by taking part in a bikini contest for $5. More...

Education

Only six of 22 failing seniors attend summer remediation classes

Superintendent of Education Woodie Pugh said during last week’s school board meeting that only six of 22 failing seniors attended summer remediation classes for the high school exit exams. More...

Johnson named national honor student

The United States Achievement Academy announces that Shanekqua Donsha Johnson of Jackson has been recognized for academic achievement as a United States National Honor Student Award winner. More...

Successful actress shares techniques with local students

Students participating in a drama camp at the Cultural Arts Center in Jackson last week were given the opportunity to learn techniques from a successful actress. More...

Sports

Jackson Academy cheerleaders are AISA champs

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JA football players compete

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Wins ribbons at UCA camp

Taylor Kinman, who serves as the Leroy High School Junior High mascot, attended UCA Cheerleader Camp July 6-9, at the University of Alabama, where she earned two Superior ribbons, one Excellent ribbon More...

For the Record

WashCo Sheriff’s Report

The Washington County Sheriff’s Department reported the following arrests during the past week: •Angie Taylor, 40, of Chatom was arrested July 12 on a probation revocation charge. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of July 13-20 include: Jamison Redarrell Lanier, 20, burglary third degree, $7,500 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Four charged in burglary of Scyrene Grocery

Four arrests have been made in the July 8 burglary of the Scyrene Grocery. The suspects are Treavor Bridges, Janson Lanier and Christopher Noven, all of Thomasville. More...