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JHS Homecoming Court 2010

The 2010 Jackson High School Homecoming Court was presented during Friday’s game at Simpkins Stadium. More...

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Church

CHURCH CALENDAR

Revival continues at Greater Pilgrim Rest More...

First Assembly of God welcomes Joel Gunn as new youth minister

“I was 12 years old at a youth camp service when I realized God was calling me to work for Him,” said Joel Gunn, the new youth minister joining the First Assembly of God Church in Jackson Sunday, Oct. 17. More...

First Baptist in Jackson adds contemporary service to Sunday worship schedule

First Baptist Church in Jackson recently began offering two Sunday morning worship services. More...

Education

Showing Aggie pride

Participants of the Jackson Senior Center program showed their support for the Jackson High School Aggies by attending a homecoming tailgate party hosted at the center, Friday, Oct. 8. More...

Chatom fall festival to benefit schools

A fall festival will be conducted in Chatom Saturday, Oct. 16, at 10 a.m. and proceeds will go to support the Chatom Public Schools Endowment Fund. More...

Sports

Bears roll up 600 yards offense

The Leroy Bears made sure there would be no repeat of last year’s close game with Flomaton as they came out of the gate running, taking the wind out of the Hurricanes 55- 21 Friday night on the Alabama Florida state line. More...

Clarke County Softball Association fall teams

Photo by Travis Mathews More...

WCHS homecoming parade this Friday

The Washington County High School homecoming parade will be this Friday, Oct. 15 at 2 p.m. Lineup is at 1 p.m. at the school. The parade will follow the normal parade route, west on Highway 56, then through the courthouse square and back. More...

For the Record

WashCo Sheriff’s Report

The Washington County Sheriff’s Department reported the following arrests during the past week: *Jerry Toby Justice, 39, of Spartanburg, S.C. was arrested Oct. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Oct. More...

Man killed by van driven by grandson

A 78-year-old McIntosh man was killed when he was reportedly struck by a van driven by his 33-year-old grandson. More...

Sonic robber gets 20 years

Jackson Police Detective Richard Harvey reported, Monday, Oct. 11, that Fulton Holmes, Jr. 21, of Mt. Vernon, who is accused of robbing the Jackson Sonic drive-in restaurant on Sept. 1, 2008, was sentenced, Oct. 7, to 20 years. More...

Forestry and fire departments urge caution while burning

Since Sept. 23, all 67 counties in the state of Alabama have been placed under a fire alert. While under a Fire Alert outdoor burning is restricted. More...

Jackson extends enterprise zone

During its regular meeting, Oct. 12, the Jackson City Council voted to extend its enterprise zone in an effort to better entice new industries to locate to the city. More...

News

Jackson man charged with Sept. 10 forgery

Jackson Police reported the Oct. 6 arrest of Jeffery O. Scandrick, 47, of Jackson on a warrant charging him with possession of a forged instrument. More...

Donates game system

Boise Plant Manager Rick Grant and employees Philip Stiell, Marty Parker and Paul South (Jackson City Councilman) visited the Jackson Senior Center Thursday, Oct. More...

WashCo Museum utilities issue debated during commission meeting

For the second time in as many years, the Washington County Commission has not had to borrow money to get through the fourth quarter of the fiscal year. They have cut expenses in large and small ways. More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

JIS fund-raiser Jackson Intermediate School will be selling Yankee Candles for their fall fund-raiser, through Oct. 15. Proceeds will assist in purchasing items needed to improve the school. Orders will arrive before Thanksgiving. More...

Editorials

Cartoon

Full Story

Speaker out of town and out of touch

Congress Reports

For many, Friday was just another day, but for Congress Oct. 8 was the target adjournment date before a scheduled break for the fall elections. With so much important legislation left unfinished by the U.S. More...

Lots of fall events for your enjoyment

Publisher’s Comments

The weather is beautiful right now...although we could stand a good rain. Nevertheless, fall is a good time to enjoy the outdoors. Over the next several weeks there’s plenty of things to do around the area. More...

People

Jackson Fire Prevention Parade 2010

2010 Fire Prevention Court More...

Counselman - West announce wedding plans

Ann Marie Counselman of Jackson and Jeffery Scott West of Grove Hill announce their forthcoming marriage. Miss Counselman is the daughter of the late Daniel Counselman and the late Marion P. Counselman. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Hussain chosen 3rd runner up In Pre-Teen Alabama Scholarship

The Pre-Teen Alabama Scholarship & Recognition program was Sept 4 and 5 at the Sheraton Birmingham. Female honor roll students, ages 7-12, competed for more than $5,000 in educational bonds, prizes and awards. More...