October 7, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

No study yet for Jackson city schools

Jackson has not hired a consultant to look into the feasibility of creating a city school system. In late August the city council authorized Mayor Richard Long to hire a consultant. More...

Special Sections

Church

Life’s undo button

Spiritual Beliefs

Tommy Gaillard Pastor, East Clarke Circuit Methodist “If I confess my sins, He is faith and just to forgive me of my sins, and cleanse me from all unrighteousness.” 1 John 1:9 More...

Coming Events

Gearing up for homecoming

This Aggie Country sign was created by Jackson High School senior Mitch McHargue, son of Gillmore Elementary School Spirit Committee members Terri and Ronnie McHargue. More...

Gun-Coin Show October 23-24

There will be a Gun- Coin Show Oct. 23-24, 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the National Guard Army in Jackson Admission will be $5. Gun enthusiasts and dealers and coin collectors are invited to attend. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Revival at Little Burrah Pastor William Jackson and the congregation of the Little Burrah Baptist Church in Manila invite everyone to their annual revival. Services will continue through Friday, Oct. 8 at 7 nightly. The Rev. More...

Sports

Feeling like a ‘fish out of water’ on Auburn sidelines

FROM THE SIDELINES

Have you ever felt like a fish out of water? More...

Football contest winners announced

Full Story

How can a pro athlete be that way?

Sports Scene

Last week I was driving down the road, listening to some sports talk show. (No it was not the Paul Finebaum show. He is no longer good since he drank the Crimson kool aid.) Anyway. More...

For the Record

Clarke County Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Sept. 28-Oct. 5 include: Lesedrick James Adams, 36, probation violation, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Juvenile charged in break-ins at JHS

A 15-year-old juvenile is charged in dual break-ins that occurred at Jackson High School this past weekend. According to Jackson Police Chief Charles Burge, the first incident was reported around 5 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 3. More...

Queen and court presented

Above, Tthe 2010 Jackson Fire Prevention Queen and Court were presented Tuesday, Oct. 5, during the Jackson Fire Department’s annual banquet. More...

Former councilman headed to Gitmo for new assignment

Former Jackson City Councilman Capt. Anthony D. Jackson, who has served as a battalion operations officer and was recently promoted to captain in the U.S. More...

News

WashCo Sheriff welcomes new deputy

The Washington County Sheriff’s Department recently welcomed Clifford Stephens of Citronelle as its newest deputy. More...

Child missing from Toddtown found safe

After several hours of frantic searching Tuesday evening, a 9-year-old girl was found unharmed in the Todd-town community. More...

WashCo Sheriff arrests teen for drug possession

An 18-year-old McIntosh man faces illegal drug possession charges following a traffic stop by a Washington County deputy. According to Deputy Patrick Kynaston, around 9 p.m., Saturday, Oct. More...

Editorials

Commitment to new fire station shows Jackson’s progress

EDITOR’S NOTES

During the Jackson Fire Department’s annual Fire Prevention Banquet, Tuesday night, Mayor Richard Long announced the city would commit to building a new fire station in downtown Jackson in 2011. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

BP oil well sealed; claims moving faster!

Congress Reports

On Sept. 18, BP engineers permanently sealed the broken mile-deep oil well that has bedeviled our world for far too long. This milestone came three weeks after BP handed over its claims processing operations to an independent overseer. More...

People

Neely-Johnson exchange vows

Caroline Marie Johnson and Byron Garrison Neely exchanged vows Saturday, June 19, 2010 at the Grace United Methodist Church in North Augusta, S.C. Officiating minister at the 5 o’clock ceremony was the Dr. Joseph Lusk. More...

Glover - Strickland united in marriage

Kari Strickland of Kingman, Ariz., and Anthony Glover of Wilmington, N.C., exchanged marriage vows on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010, at the Bragg-Mitchell Mansion in Mobile. Pastor Vann Bush officiated the 5:30 p.m. ceremony. More...

Parnell - Moton to marry Oct. 9

Jennifer Parnell and Brian Moton will be united in marriage at 2 p.m. Oct. 9, 2010 at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church in Walker Springs. More...