October 21, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Companies to develop WashCo Business Park

Dunn Real Estate of Birmingham and Goldin Materials Corp. of Gulfport, Miss., have announced plans to develop the Washington County Business Park on U.S. Highway 43 near the ThyssenKrupp steel plant. More...

Special Sections

Church

CHURCH CALENDAR

Revival continues at Okalona Methodist Protestant Okalona Methodist Protestant Bible Church continues their revival services through Friday, Oct. 22. The Rev. Bernice Fleming will be the speaker for the week. More...

Coming Events

Miss Alabama to co-emcee Clarke-Washington Fair Queen competition

The annual Clarke- Washington Counties Fair, sponsored by the Jackson Rotary Club, will be Nov. 2-6 at the Cecil McMullan Fairgrounds located on Stanley Drive behind Jackson Steakhouse. More...

Editorials

Vote your conscience on Nov. 2

EDITOR’S NOTES

I have wrestled with the idea of making endorsements for the upcoming Nov. 2 midterm elections, but have decided instead to encourage people to get out and vote for whom they feel will best represent them. More...

Cartoon

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Social Security COLA frozen for second year

Congress Reports

The Social Security Administration stunned many South Alabama seniors when it announced Friday that there would be no cost of living adjustment in retirement benefits for 2011 – marking the second year in a row that Social Security checks will More...

People

Kiwanis officers sworn in

The 2010-2011 officers of the Jackson Kiwanis Club were recently sworn in by Alabama Kiwanis District 12 Lt. Governor Casey Thompson (left), of Andalusia. More...

Miss Gates - Mr. Jordan engagement announced

Angie and Doug Phillips of Thomasville and Tracy and Dale Gates of Jackson announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brittany Gates, to Eric Jordan. Mr. More...

Woman's Club meets at White Smith Memorial Library

The October meeting of the Woman's Club was Oct. 5 at the White Smith Memorial Library in Jackson. Hostesses were Faye Cooper, Gretchen Heathcock, Nancy Woodson and Judy Boykin. More...

Man drowns near Gosport

A 25-year-old Thomasville man who worked in Grove Hill drowned Saturday afternoon after he fell into the water near the spillway at the Claiborne Lock and Dam on the Alabama River while casting a net for bait fish, officials said. More...

Widely-known artists to perform at Jackson’s Annual Fall Festival

Jackson’s Annual Fall Festival offers a wide variety of entertainment for this year’s event. Lee Gibson Nashville-recording artist Lee Gibson is set to perform an acoustic show in Jackson, Nov 6 at noon during the festival. More...

Jackson Academy Homecoming Court 2010

The 2010 Jackson Academy Homecoming Court was presented during Friday night’s game. More...

News

Mark Your Calendar

Silver jewelry sale Jackson Medical Center will be sponsoring a silver jewelry sale on Friday, Oct. 22, 7:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., in the hospital conference room. All proceeds will benefit Relay for Life. Call 251- 246-9021 if any question. More...

Sessions focuses on economy during ClarkeCo visit

U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions stopped in Grove Hill Monday morning to discuss the state of the national debt, the dragging economy, Medicare shortfalls, China’s influence and other issues. More...

McIntosh man faces drug charges after checkpoint search

SA Editor A McIntosh man was arrested and charged with illegal drug possession, Saturday, Oct. 16, at a checkpoint set up by Washington County deputies. More...

Education

Completes computer class

A group of adults recently completed a computer basics class conducted at Alabama Southern Community College’s Jackson campus and sponsored by White Smith Memorial Library. More...

Former WashCo Schools Superintendent inducted into Mississippi JC Hall of Fame

Dr. Fred M. “Tick” Scoggins, longtime principal, coach and Washington County Superintendent of Education was recently inducted into the Mississippi Junior College Football Hall of Fame. More...

Sports

Don’t look Ethel...but it was too late

Sports Scene

Unlike something from Star Trek, where they boldly go, where no one has gone before, I had the sense that after 20 years of covering high school sports that I had either seen or heard just about anything that could happen. More...

EPIC SHOWDOWN SET

No. 1 Jackson travels to No. 2 Thomasville

Eight rounds of the super heavy weight in Class 4A are complete and the top two contenders, Jackson and Thomasville, have weathered the storm unbeaten. More...

Balanced attack paces Aggies

Playing with heavy hearts because of the serious injury to one teammate as well as two other teammates losing a member of their family, the Jackson Aggies disposed of the Escambia County Blue Devils 28-14 last Friday night. More...

For the Record

Clarke County Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Oct. 12-19 include: Christopher Alonzo James, 22, theft of property second degree, probation violation, $15,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Clarke County Records

Marriage license applications More...