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Church

CHURCH CALENDAR

Love Program to honor Rev. Howard St. Union Missionary Baptist Church in Jackson will host a Love Program for the Rev. James M. Howard Sr. Saturday, Aug. 28, at 6:30 p.m. The Rev. James M. Howard Jr. More...

Revivals continue in area

Friendship Baptist The Rev. Lee Bush Jr., pastor of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church in Carlton, is the guest evangelist at revival services through Friday, Aug. 27 at 7:30 p.m. at Friendship Baptist Church in Leroy. Pastor Charlie J. More...

In concert

Evergreen Baptist Church will host a gospel concert featuring Mickey Neeley Sunday, Aug. 29 at 5 p.m. For information or directions call 246-2141. More...

Education

Scholarships awarded

Southwest Alabama Medical Center Auxiliary awarded three scholarships this summer to nursing students Brett Vick, University of West Alabama and Marnita Stallworth, University of South Alabama and Alabama Southern Community College upward mobilit More...

Milstead graduates from Auburn University

Joseph Philip Milstead of Jackson graduated from Auburn University on Au. 9. He received a bachelor of science degree in business administration with a concentration on management. More...

LHS makes Walt Disney World their classroom

Students from Leroy High School traveled to the Walt Disney World Resort July 11 to participate in the Disney Youth Education Series Program (Y.E.S.) “How Things Move.” More...

Sports

Aggies win Crampton Bowl matchup Bears fall to Tigers

The Jackson High School Aggies rushed for a total of 292 yards and scored four touchdowns Saturday, Aug. More...

Jackson swim team honored at awards dinner

The members of the Jackson Waverunners swim team were honored at an end of the season dinner and awards party Tuesday, Aug. 10. More...

Eagles compete in scrimmage

The Jackson Academy Eagles competed in a scrimmage this past Friday, with Wilcox and Marengo academies. Left, the Eagles’ junior receiver Sam Scott runs around the end against Wilcox Academy. More...

Jackson approves city schools study

During its meeting, Tuesday, Aug. 24, in a 5-2 split vote, the Jackson City Council approved a resolution authorizing Mayor Richard Long to contact consultants to perform a feasibility study for a municipal school district. More...

CSA marker dedicated

Confederate reenactors fire their muskets during a dedication ceremony, Saturday, Aug. More...

News

ClarkeCo Commission: ‘No new tag fee planned’

There is no tag fee increase in the works or any plans to borrow money or to create a bond issue to fund the new Lakeside Steel project, Clarke County Commissioners and the county attorney say. More...

Citizens voice opposition to government policies during Rep. Bonner’s town meeting

A number of area citizens attending a town hall meeting, Tuesday, Aug. 24, conducted by U.S. More...

Town of Millry to apply for utilities grant

During its monthly meeting, Monday, Aug. 9, the Millry Town Council agreed to pursue a grant for utilities upgrades. The council met with Russell Moore of Constantine Engineering who will attempt to obtain the grant monies for the town. More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

Information for disabled veterans Veterans and disabled veterans in the surrounding counties seeking information on benefits may contact John Woodyard through the Web site woodyardjohn.DAVA @yahoo.com, (251) 246-7484 – home or (334) 462-6879 & More...

Labor Day events announced

Unique experiences, homecoming celebrations, home-grown food and live music highlight Labor Day weekend activities across Alabama. More...

Cub Scout signup tonight

The Cub Scout program offers fun activities like camping, hiking, building a race car, shooting BB guns, learning archery skills and much more. More...

Editorials

An attack on religion and counseling

Does the state have the right to prevent people from training for particular careers because the state disagrees with their religious beliefs? U.S. District Judge George Steeh has made just such a ruling. More...

City school system not the answer to problem

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Clarke Commissioners: E-mail completely false

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For the Record

WashCo Sheriff’s Report

The Washington County Sheriff’s Department reported the following arrests during the past week: *Janis Johnson Grice, 40, of Millry was arrested Aug. 17 and charged with negotiation of a worthless negotiable instrument. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Aug. 17-24 include: James Condy Edgar, 51, health sewage unsanitary condition, failure to pay, $522 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...