December 22, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Auburn coach visits area

Left, Auburn Head Football Coach Gene Chizik (center) paid a visit to Leroy High School, Thursday, Dec. 16, where he met with Auburn commitment Sammie Coates. More...

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Church

O Lord my strength

Psalm 18:1 “I will love thee, O Lord my strength.” There is a place of strength that is only found in God! Psalm 18:32 says, “It is God that girdeth me in strength…” More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

‘Extension Holiday Cookbooks’ The annual Extension Holiday Cookbooks are ready for pickup at the Extension office in Grove Hill, 120 Court Street. This year's cookbook features breakfast and brunch foods. SWAIA meeting Jan. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Christmas Mass times at Sacred Heart in Grove Hill Father Pat Madden and the congregation of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Grove Hill invite everyone to come celebrate the birth of Jesus. On Christmas Eve, Friday, Dec. More...

Sports

Area players dominate writers’ awards

Southwest Alabama claimed three football titles, five if you count the two from Baldwin County. Three weeks later the area can lay claim to the domination of the Alabama Sports Writers Association Back and Lineman of the Year awards. More...

JA JV Eagles improve to 4-1

The Jackson Academy junior varsity boys’ basketball team won two of their last three games to improve to 4-1 overall. More...

Signs with USA

Fairhope High School softball player Farish Beard recently signed to play for the University of South Alabama’s softball team. Beard is the granddaughter of Vicki and Bobby Farish of Leroy. More...

For the Record

ClarkeCo Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Dec. 14-21 include: Eligha Washington Jr., 35, domestic violence third degree, $1,500 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Man charged with armed robbery of Chatom store

A McIntosh man who previously served time for robbery is accused of the Dec. 18 armed robbery of the Chatom Shell Station. More...

Jackson to unearth time capsule

The City of Jackson will conduct a ceremony, Tuesday, Dec. 28, 10 a.m., at the James E. Arrington City Hall Complex, to open a time capsule concealed 21 years ago. More...

Two burned in mobile home fire

Two people were injured Saturday, Dec. 18, as a result of a fire that destroyed a mobile home on Georgetown Circle. More...

Eagles soar over Gators

Jackson Academy’s boys’ basketball team easily handled their county rival Clarke Prep School by a score of 53 – 24 in a matchup played in Grove Hill last week. More...

News

WashCo checkpoint results in drug arrest

The Washington County Sheriff’s Department reported the arrest of a Citronelle man, Dec. 14, on illegal drug possession charges. More...

Jackson Fire Department awards

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Second arrest made in Jackson tobacco store burglary

A Jackson man is the second person to be arrested in the Nov. 15 burglary of a Jackson tobacco store. More...

Editorials

Even war cannot dampen the hope of Christmas

Alabama Viewpoints

As our Christmas gift to you, we searched the Viewpoints archives and brought out one of our favorites. More...

Political Cartoon

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Thanks for making annual Christmas parade a success

To the Editor: The Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce’s Christmas Parade was a great success. As we were preparing for the parade line-up I could feel the “Christmas Spirit” in the air. More...

People

Students surpass reading goal

Gillmore first graders from Mrs. McHargue’s class room helped other children while they helped themselves by participating in Scholastic Book Club’s Classrooms Care program. More...

Celebrate Christmas every day

Random Ramblings

It seems that we just celebrated Christmas a few weeks ago, but now it’s Christmas again. My parents always told me the older you get the faster time passes. Now that I am older I believe they were right. Where does time go? More...

Shower honors bride-elect

The staff of Gifts and Giggles in Jackson honored Kayla J. Powell, bride-elect of Zachary C. Roberts, at a miscellaneous bridal shower on Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010 at the Magnolia Grill in Grove Hill. More...