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McIntosh woman killed in wreck

A single-vehicle crash Thursday, July 22, claimed the life of a Washington County woman. More...

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Church

Rev. Enfinger returns for River Hill homecoming

The River Hill Baptist Church of Salitpa will welcome former pastor the Rev. Riley Enfinger as guest speaker at their homecoming Sunday, Aug. 1 at 10:30 a.m. Glenn Patrick will present the music for the occasion. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

FUMC continues Vacation Bible School The First United Methodist Church in Jackson will continue Vacation Bible School through July 30, 6-8:30 nightly. More...

Freemans to perform at Bassett Creek Baptist Church

One of southern gospel music’s favorite families, The Freemans of Hendersonville, Tenn., will be performing at Bassett Creek Baptist Church in Grove Hill on Friday night, Aug. 13 at 7 p.m. More...

Education

Faith represents JA at state HOBY seminar

Jeannie Faith represented Jackson Academy at the Alabama Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership (HOBY) seminar at Troy University May 28 - 30. More...

Gaillard graduates cum laude from UAH

William Randall Gaillard graduated cum laude with a double major, with degrees in optical and electrical engineering from the University of Alabama in Huntsville on May 15. He has been accepted into the master’s degree program this fall. More...

Masons award scholarships

Jackson Masonic Lodge No. 139 presented their Second Annual Leadership Scholarship to Ebony Sullivan (front, left) and Shannon Martin (front, right). More...

Sports

JV All-Stars

Jackson Academy JV cheerleaders Maci Lankford, left, and Hailey Marks, right, were chosen AISA "All-Stars" at this year’s cheer camp held recently at Huntingdon College in Montgomery. More...

Jackson Aggies 2010 Football Schedule

AUGUST 21 Trinity Prep Away 5 p.m. 27 Clarke Co Home 7 p.m. SEPTEMBER 3 Saraland Home 7 p.m. 10 W.S. Neal Away 7 p.m. 17 UMS Wright Home 7 p.m. 24 Leroy Home 7 p.m. OCTOBER 1 B.C. Rain Away 7 p.m. 8 Monroe Co. (HC) Home 7 p.m. More...

Leroy Bears 2010 Football Schedule

AUGUST 26 Washington Co. Away 7 p.m. SEPTEMBER 3 Cottage Hill Away 7 p.m. 10 Southern Choctaw Home 7 p.m. 17 J.U. Blacksher Away 7 p.m. 24 Jackson Away 7 p.m. OCTOBER 1 Mobile Christian Home 7 p.m. 8 Flomaton Away 7 p.m. More...

For the Record

Clarke deeds, marriage licenses

Marriage license applications Recko Martin House, to Mary Jean McKenzie; Orlando Gildersleeve, to Tameka Lasandra Dixon; Richard Brandon Steadham, to Vanessa Danielle Higginbotham; Bobby Dean Smith, to Jessica Marie Smith. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of July 20-27 include: Johnathan Shane Presnall, 34, possession of controlled substance, improper tag lights, driver’s license suspended/revoked, no seat belt, no insurance, posse More...

Jackson man dies in motorcycle crash

A Jackson man died in the early morning hours of July 24, as the result of a motorcycle crash on Center Street in Jackson. More...

Helping those in need

Due to the sagging economy, many families in the area are in need of assistance. More...

Whatley School 1945 and 1946

This is the student body of Whatley School in 1945. More...

News

Recount in Averett’s favor; Sheffield vows write-in campaign

Elma Averett remained the winner of the District 1 seat on the Clarke County Commission after a recount of the runoff vote last Friday but it didn’t satisfy his opponent, Milton Estes Sheffield, who told Averett he would be waging a write-in c More...

JFD conducts training

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Woman poses as sister to avoid prosecution

In what was believed to be an attempt to avoid prosecution, a Jackson woman posed as her sister when arrested by Chatom Police after alleged thefts from two stores. More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

Jackson Pee Wee Football registration Registration for Jackson Pee Wee Football will be at Jackson City Hall Saturday, July 31, 10 a.m. until 12 noon. There is a $50 fee for football and $20 for cheerleader registration. More...

1st Annual Spirit of Relay Car & Bike Show Aug. 28

The old Scogin’s building on Highway 43 in Jackson will be the site of the 1st Annual Spirit of Relay Car & Bike Show Saturday, Aug. 28 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. All proceeds from the event will support the American Cancer Society. More...

Tate and Hicks to headline Chatom’s ‘Picking and Chilling’

Chatom’s “Picking and Chilling” will take place Aug. 7, 6 p.m., at the Washington County Courthouse Square and will feature Washington County’s own Thomas Tate, Winky Hicks and Frontier Bluegrass, J.B. More...

Editorials

Troy Jones was a positive influence

Guest Columnist

It’s difficult to begin talking about someone you really admired and genuinely liked as a person. For me, Troy Jones was one of those people; an honorable man who faced his challenges, made a plan, and executed them with fairness and love. More...

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VP Biden visits Theodore facility

Congress Reports

A month after President Barack Obama toured the U.S. Coast Guard Gulf oil spill incident response staging area in Theodore, Vice President Joe Biden followed suit. Last Thursday, Mr. More...

People

Stephani-Moore exchange vows

Jennifer Leigh Moore and Brian Joseph Stephani were united in marriage Wednesday, July 7, 2010 at 2 o’clock in the afternoon in Corpus Christi, Texas. More...

Tracy - Lester to wed July 31

Ashley Nicole Tracy and Michael Allen Lester Jr., together with their parents, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. Miss Tracy is the daughter of Ms. Angie Walker of Jackson and Mr. Rob Walker of Wagarville. More...

Students graduate WINGS program

BASF Corporation conducted a special ceremony July 22 for 15 high school students –10 from McIntosh and five from Washington County High School–to recognize them for completion of the WING More...