July 29, 2010 RSS feed / News

Jackson residents encouraged to participate in ‘National Night Out’ this Tuesday, Aug. 3

On Tuesday, Aug. 3, neighborhoods throughout Jackson will join thousands of communities nationwide for the annual National Night Out crime and drug prevention event. More...

Singleton apologizes for outburst over ‘red tape’

At the July 26 Washington County Commission meeting, bids were opened for the U.S. Highway 43 Sanitary Sewer Collection System Project which extends from G-1 Mechanical to the McIntosh Elementary School. More...

Food for needy was welcome relief for 250 people in Jackson area

It was heart warming Tuesday to see the many smiling faces of those who came to pick up food that came from the Bay Area Food Bank in Mobile. The 14,000 plus pounds of food arrived about 8:30 a.m. More...

ADEM cleaning up illegal dumps in Clarke County

The Alabama Department of Environmental Management has been cleaning up illegal dumps in Clarke County, County Engineer Danny Overton told county commissioners Tuesday and has completed about 20 out of 50 selected sites. More...

Chatom PD welcomes new officer in training

Haley Fields of Chatom is the newest addition to the Chatom Police Force. Fields, a 2005 graduate of Washington County High School, is an officer in training with the department. More...

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Alabama Southern Community College Music scholarships are available at Alabama Southern Community College. Auditions will be Aug. 10, 11 and 12. Call 334-750- 4230 for further information and to schedule an audition time. 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...

Check presented for Millry town park

During its July meeting, the Millry Town Council was presented a check of state funds, totaling $2,000, by Rep. Elaine Beech. The grant monies will be used to continue work on the park. Beech obtained the money from state discretionary funds. More...

WSML hosts book signing

The White Smith Memorial Library will be hosting a book signing by Tammy L. Bradley, author of Forgiving the Past, Friday, July 30 at 1 p.m. Abused by her father and rejected by her peers, a young girl acts out in violence. More...

Mobile Infirmary offers free community seminar

People who practice yoga regularly swear by it for improving their physical, mental and emotional health. Yoga asanas (poses), deep breathing techniques and meditation become an integral part of their daily lives. More...

The family of Ann Lambard would like to thank everyone for the many prayers that were said, the cards that were sent and food that was provided throughout her illness. More...

Upgrades at JMS

A number of upgrades have been made at Jackson Middle School prior to the beginning of the upcoming school year. Improvements have been made to both the interior and exterior. More...