November 11, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Historical marker dedicated

A historical marker was dedicated on the front lawn of the James E. Arrington City Hall Complex in Jackson as part of Saturday’s Annual Fall Festival. More...

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Church

CHURCH CALENDAR

Minister’s and pastor’s spouses invited to participate All ministers’ and pastors’ spouses interested in participating in a project to help the needy during the holidays are asked to meet Thursday, Nov. More...

130th anniversary celebrated

On Sunday, Nov. 7, the South Oak Baptist Church celebrated its 130 year anniversary. The Church is located just off Washington County Road 1 near the community of Fruitdale. More...

UM will present Christmas Spectacular at Dauphin Way Baptist Church in Mobile

The University of Mobile will present Christmas Spectacular on Nov. 17, 18 and 19, at Dauphin Way Baptist Church in Mobile. The performances will start at 6:45 p.m. each evening. More...

Education

Workshop offered for biology educators

A two-day workshop is being offered by members of the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville, who will share with high school educators how recent research findings and current genetic applications can be used in their life science cla More...

UM Center for Performing Arts presents 'Amahl and the Night Visitors'

The University of Mobile Center for Performing Arts will present Gian-Carlo Menotti's masterpiece "Amahl and the Night Visitors" on Friday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 5 at 2:30 p.m. in the Chickasaw Civic Theater. More...

Photographs

Jackson Academy 10th and 11th grade computer classes were recently visited by Tiffany Rogers, who is a governmental software specialist for Kel-Ar Consulting. More...

Sports

Aggies compete in Orange and Black Classic Swim Meet

The Jackson High School swim team competed in the Orange and Black Classic Swim Meet Oct. 19, hosted by McGill-Toolen. Other schools participating included Bayside Academy, Faith Academy and McGill- Toolen. More...

Albino opossum captured

Jake Overstreet of Gainestown, Jared Overstreet of Douglasville, Ga. and Jessica Curry of Frankville. caught this albino opossum, Oct. More...

Demons shock Brantley 23-20

The McIntosh Demons went on the road to one of the toughest stadiums in the state this past Friday night and came away with a 23-20 win over the Brantley Bulldogs in the first round of the Class 1A state playoffs. More...

Tom Cruise gets vote for WashCo Coroner’s office

While most people voted for candidates affiliated with the regular political parties in the Nov. 2 election, some deemed it necessary to write in their own choices for various offices. More...

Robinson chosen Fair Queen

Above, Haley Robinson (Center), a senior at Jackson High School, was chosen 2010 Fair Queen, Wednesday, Nov. More...

Veterans Day ceremony today

A Veterans Day ceremony is planned in Jackson for today Thursday) at 10 a.m. at the war memorial located adjacent to the James E. Arrington City Hall Complex. The public is invited to attend and pay tribute to those who served in the U.S. More...

News

Road repairs discussed at ClarkeCo Commission meeting

Business was routine and uneventful for the first meeting of the Clarke County Commission after the Nov. 2 general election. The two commissioners up for election this year easily won reelection and the make-up of the commission did not change. More...

WashCo to weight-limit Bates Lake Road

At the Nov. 10 Washington County Commission meeting, Commissioner Herman Williams informed the full commission of a recent donation of $53,915.00 to District 5 from G.A. West and Company, Inc. More...

Purse reported stolen at Pic N Sav

According to Jackson Police reports a customer at the Pic N Sav supermarket, Nov. 6, reported her purse had been stolen while she was shopping in the store. The incident was reported around 4:25 p.m. More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

JA play-off tickets Tickets for the JA vs. Sumter state semi-final playoff game are being sold at Jackson Academy. Adult tickets are $7 and tickets for students are $5. More...

Editorials

Cooperation is the key to any successful event

EDITOR’S NOTES

This being my second year overseeing the entertainment portion of Jackson’s Annual Fall Festival has opened my eyes to how important cooperation between all involved in planning and executing an event really is. More...

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Southern hospitality at its best

On Sept. 24th, we held our ribbon cutting ceremony and open house. It has been a long wait from the Oct. 15, 2009 groundbreaking. We watched every week to see the progress. Everyone was really excited about our new home. More...

People

Thanksgiving fast approaching; cooks already planning menus

Most cooks I know are already planning their menus for Thanksgiving and Christmas. I usually begin making casseroles early and stash them in the freezer so I don’t have to cook so much the weeks of Thanksgiving or Christmas. More...

Christmas at Oakleigh’ set for December 3-5

The Historic Mobile Preservation Society will be opening its doors for “Christmas at Oakleigh” the first weekend of December. Visitors are invited to join in the holiday experience Friday and Saturday, Dec. 3 and 4, 10 a.m. More...

Stork Report

Ty Marcus Holt and Tinsley Denise Holt Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Holt (nee Misti Hyche) of Moundville announce the birth of twins, Oct. 20, 2010, at Druid City Hospital in Tuscaloosa. More...