December 1, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Annual Step Sing

The Jackson High School Madrigals were among several local choirs to perform at Sunday night’s annual Step Sing conducted at the Jackson First United Methodist Church. More...

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Church

First Baptist announces upcoming holiday schedule

December promises a vibrant and festive holiday schedule at the First Baptist Church of Jackson. The community is invited to participate in any or all of the following announced events. More...

Schedule set for holiday events at First United Methodist Church

Special Christmas services have been announced for the First United Methodist Church of Jackson. The children’s program will be Sunday morning, Dec. 12, 9:45. More...

Created to worship Him

Psalm 135:1 “Praise ye the Lord. Praise ye the name of the Lord; praise him, o ye servants of the Lord.” More...

Editorials

Profiling may be only way to stop terrorism at home

EDITOR’S NOTES

In today’s world terrorism has become the largest threat to all of us, at home and abroad. More...

Oil Spill Damage-Claims Process a Second Disaster for Gulf Coast

Congress Reports

Eight months after the blowout of the Deepwater Horizon well, which unleashed five million barrels of oil in the northern Gulf of Mexico, the toll of this nightmarish disaster is still being felt along our coast. More...

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People

Devise a plan for having less stress during the holidays

It seems right after Thanksgiving, maybe the first week in December, would be a good time to sit down with your immediate family and decide how you want to experience the days leading up to Christmas. More...

Hayden Garrick Price

Elizabeth Ashley Smith of Jackson announces the birth of a son, Hayden Garrick Price, Sept. 3, 2010, 6:54 a.m., at USA Women and Children’s Hospital in Mobile. He weighed 2 lbs., 9 oz. and was 15 inches in length. More...

Henderson is UWA graduate

Franklin Ross Henderson graduated from the University of West Alabama on May 8 with a bachelor of science degree in industrial technology. More...

Area parades begin to roll this weekend

Christmas parades and other holiday festivities are planned throughout Clarke and Washington counties with some taking place this week. Grove Hill Grove Hill’s parade is today (Thursday) at 4 p.m. Lineup is at 3:15 p.m. More...

State title within their grasp

Members of the Leroy Bears’ football team celebrate this past Friday after defeating American Christian for the chance at another state 2A championship title. More...

Jackson lights tree

Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus sit in front of the City of Jackson’s newly lit Christmas tree, Tuesday, Nov. 30. More...

News

ASCC President Reginald Sykes addresses Jackson City Council

Dr. Reginald Sykes, president of Alabama Southern Community College (ASCC), which operates campuses in Monroe, Clarke, Choctaw, Morengo and Wilcox counties, addressed the Jackson City Council during its Nov. 23 meeting. More...

PowerSouth safe construction recognized for McIntosh project

After more than a year of work, construction of PowerSouth’s two new naturalgas fired generation units at McIntosh Power Plant is nearing completion. More...

Jackson Police Chief offers holiday safety tips

During the year-end holidays, people are often busy, excited and sometimes a little bit careless. The Jackson Police Department offers the following crime prevention tips in hopes of helping citizens to have a safe, enjoyable holiday season. More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

Coffeeville Afghans Coffeeville afghans are on sale. The colors are cream and cranberry. To place an order, call Rita Wilson at 251-276-3358. Afghans will make a great Christmas gift. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Anniversary service at Jesus’ Name Pentecostal An anniversary service will be celebrated at Bolentown Jesus’ Name Pentecostal Church on Sunday, Dec. 5 at 2 p.m. More...

Sports

Bears are Auburn bound!

The Leroy Bears punched their ticket to Auburn and the Class 2A title game as they beat the Patriots of American Christian 34-16 last Friday night in Tuscaloosa. More...

Aggies dominate McIntosh Demons

The Jackson High School Aggies dominated the McIntosh Demons in their season opener, trouncing them 71-27. “We used a lot of full court defense and forced quite a few turnovers,” said Coach Marcus Caster. More...

Bigger fish to fry than Tide vs. Tigers

Sports Scene

While half of the state celebrated and the other half cried, there were pockets of folks around the state with much bigger fish to fry than worry about the winner of the Iron Bowl. More...