September 2, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Doctor returns home to practice medicine

Jackson native Dr. Ashley Coleman has returned to his roots in Jackson as a family practitioner to serve the area where he grew up. More...

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Church

CHURCH CALENDAR

Rick Manis is speaking at HIS Vineyard HIS Vineyard Church, located at 1832 College Avenue in Jackson, is hosting guest speaker Rick Manis tonight, Thursday, Sept. 2 at 7 p.m. 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) 462-687 More...

Editorials

Labor Day kicks off race to November

Inside the Statehouse

As we approach the Labor Day weekend it reminds me of bygone days in Alabama politics. Labor Day was the biggest campaign day of a gubernatorial election year. There were campaign rallies from one end of the state to the other. More...

Cartoon

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Congressman thanks everyone for attending recent town meetings

Congress Reports

Last week, my staff and I journeyed throughout the six counties of the First Congressional District to hear your views first-hand and to take your ideas back to Washington. More...

People

Smith - Boutwell plan October wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Smith of Beatrice announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Rachael Elizabeth, to Daniel R. Boutwell, son of Mrs. Ginger Boutwell and Mr. and Mrs. Danny R. Boutwell all of Troy. More...

Angel Tree sign-up dates announced

Sign-up dates for Clarke County residents wishing to be added to the Angel Tree this Christmas will be Sept. 13, 14, 16, 20, 21, 23, 27, 28 and 30 from 9-11 a.m. and 2- 4 p.m. (Times are subject to change.) More...

Humphrey to speak at ‘Show Your Colors Night’ Sept. 15 at JHS auditorium

Former University of Alabama running back, Bobby Humphrey will be the guest speaker at “Show Your Colors Night” Sept. 15 at Jackson High School Auditorium. More...

Incentives approved for ClarkeCo pipe plant

SA Publisher The Clarke County Commission unanimously approved incentives for the new Lakeside Steel Alabama project Monday. The incentives are all from existing monies and do not include any new taxes or borrowed money. More...

WashCo schools may see lean days ahead

At the Aug. 26 meeting of the Washington County Board of Education, Chief Financial Officer Larry Moss warned of possibly deeper financial woes for the system. More...

from self-destruction: Confessions of a former methamphetamine addict

The descent into addiction can be quick, but the climb out can be a long and difficult road. More...

News

Grand re-opening

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Motorist asked to be aware of bridge work

Jackson Police Chief Charles Burge cautioned motorists to be aware that the Alabama Department of Transportation and Clarke County Road Department will be working on the bridges south of Boise, just north of the county roads 2 and 15 split, today (T More...

Scout honored

During the District 6 meeting of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and Auxiliary, Saturday, Aug. More...

Sports

JA Pee Wees, Tiny Mites kick off season

The Jackson Academy Pee Wee and Tiny Mite teams kicked off their season Monday, Aug. 30, against Grove Hill. The Pee Wees tied the Grove Hill team, while the Tiny Mites won 14-12. More...

Lady Eagles win first match

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Football contest winners JV Eagles to Gators

Above, Sawyer Donald (right) is the first place winner in The South Alabamian’s weekly football contest. He is presented a $25 check by SA Advertising Rep. Travis Mathews. More...

For the Record

Clarke County Sheriff reports arrest of accused sex offender

John David Marcet of the Dixon Mills/Sweet Water area in Marengo County was arrested, Aug. 26, by the Clarke County Sheriff's Department and charged with enticing a child for immoral purposes. More...

JPD Chief warns of lottery scam

Jackson Police Chief Charles Burge, this week, warned local residents to beware of sweepstakes and lottery scams circulating via the U.S. Mail. More...

WashCo Sheriff’s Report

The Washington County Sheriff’s Department reported the following arrests during the past week: *Timothy Hillman, 46, of Vinegar Bend was arrested Aug. 23 and charged with failure to pay child support. Bond was set at $1,000. More...