December 8, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Peter Trice Adams - Free Access

Peter Trice Adams, a native of Grove Hill and resident of Cataula, Ga., died Dec. 8, 2010 in Cataula. He was 55 years of age at his death. Mr. Adams had worked as a financial executive for AFLAC, Inc. More...

Separate WashCo wrecks claim two

Two wrecks, last week, on Washington County roads, claimed the lives of two people, according to the Alabama Department of Public Safety. The first occurred Tuesday, Nov. 30, at approximately 7:35 a.m. More...

McCorquodale honored on 90th birthday

A party feted Joe C. Mc- Corquodale Jr. in his Jackson office on his 90th birthday Dec. 2. More...

Special Sections

Church

Holiday services planned at First Baptist in Jackson

On Dec. 11, 6 p.m., a dessert fellowship will be provided, benefiting Lottie Moon Missions. Special guests will include Kevin Beck, Georgeann Lewis and Amanda McLain. Tickets are $10 and available through the church office by calling 251-246-4491. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Revival continues at Inspirational Tabernacle The Alabama Third Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction COGIC Mission Department is hosting a revival with Prophet Roger Kirksey of Mobile as guest speaker tonight, Dec. More...

First Baptist children’s program

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Education

JIS visual arts participants

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JMS Beta Club officers

Jackson Middle School Beta Club sponsor Sallie Brown recently announced this school year’s Beta club officers. More...

Visit fire station

Walker Springs Road Baptist Academy classes K-3 through 6th grade recently visited the North Jackson Fire Station. They were given fire safety tips along with a tour of the station and fire trucks. More...

Sports

Bears are No. 1 in state

AUBURN—For the fifth time in six seasons a blue trophy resides on the banks of the Tombigbee River as the Leroy Bears beat the Running Rebels of Reeltown 34-7 on Pat Dye Field in Jordan-Hare Stadium last Friday afternoon. More...

JA Eagles split first games of season

Jackson Academy’s boys’ basketball team opened the season last week earning a split in two games against Meadowview Christian School. More...

JA JV Eagles start off at 2-0

The Jackson Academy JV boys’ basketball team won their first two games of the season last week by defeating Meadowview Christian School twice. On Tuesday, the Eagles routed the Trojans by a score of 30 – 20. More...

For the Record

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. Christmas sale at Caring Hearts Center More...

Too Late To Classify

LARGE YARD SALE – Saturday, Dec. 11, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m., 3773 Topton Road in McIntosh. Home interior, clothes, a little bit of everything. SA49-1tc More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov. 30- Dec. 7 include: Janina M. Rankin, 38, negotiating a worthless negotiable instrument, $750 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Lisa Johnson - Free Access

Lisa Johnson, age 43, a lifelong resident of Grove Hill, died Dec. 9, 2010. She was the daughter of the late Phillip and Oneita Lattimore Johnson. Ms. Johnson was a homemaker and a member of the Orange Hill Baptist Church in Grove Hill. More...

Rudolph Woodyard - Free Access

Rudolph Woodyard, a native and resident of Leroy, died Dec. 11, 2010 in a Mobile hospital. He was 69 years of age. Mr. Woodyard was a retired saw filer for Boise Saw Mill and a member of Pine Grove United Methodist Church. More...

Wagarville man charged with DUI on lawnmower

A Wagarville man was charged with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol after being stopped on his lawnmower by a Washington County deputy. More...

DNA used to solve ‘08 burglary

A Jackson man currently jailed on forgery charges is now the chief suspect in a 2008 burglary case thanks to DNA results received last week by Jackson Police Detective Richard Harvey. More...

Bill for WashCo Road 20 paving remains unpaid

Washington County Road 20 seems to have taken on a life of its own within the Washington County Commission. More...

News

Two charged with meth possession by McIntosh PD

McIntosh Police officers are credited with the arrests of two men who allegedly left their crystal methamphetamine in one of the officer’s cars after being transported to the Washington County Jail. More...

Fire protection for new WashCo business park addressed

During its Dec. 3 work session, the Washington County Commission discussed the issue of fire protection for a project on 20 acres of the county’s 80 acres on Highway 43 to be developed as a business park. More...

McIntosh Rescue Squad sponsoring Memorial Christmas Tree 2010

The McIntosh Rescue Squad is again sponsoring a Memorial Christmas Tree. A large tree will be placed in town and decorated with multi-colored lights. More...

Coming Events

Peruvian horse team to perform Saturday at St. Stephens

Trail horse riders and their mounts from throughout the Southeast are invited to compete for championship points, prizes and fun at the American Competitive Trail Horse Association (ACTHA) Ride Dec. 11 and 12 at St. Stephens Historical Park. More...

Editorials

Presidential reversal on Gulf oil drilling

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Months after the permanent closure of the blown-out BP oil well and the administration’s lifting of its summer-long deep water drilling moratorium, President Obama has changed his tune on drilling elsewhere in the Gulf of Mexico. More...

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How well is your child’s school performing?

Alabama Policy Institute

This week my column will take a break from health care reform to focus on an area that the government has taken over with less than stellar results … public education. More...

People

Powell - Roberts to wed January 1

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Powell of Jackson announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kayla, to Mr. Zachary Roberts, son of Mr. and Mrs. Laurie Roberts of Coffeeville. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Hotel Magnolia and Magnolia Court Restaurant real treats

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Recently while visiting friends, Gloria and Fred Huggins in Foley, we had dinner with them at the Magnolia Court Restaurant and afterwards toured the Hotel Magnolia. More...

Braydon Fisher Nichols

Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Nichols of Wagarville (nee Jennifer Deas) announce the birth of a son, Braydon Fisher, Oct. 26, 2010, 6:18 p.m., at Mobile Infirmary Hospital. He weighed 8 lbs., 2 oz., and was 22 inches in length. More...