December 29, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

JPD investigates burglaries, thefts

Jackson Police have been investigating several burglaries that occurred within the last week. More...

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Church

CHURCH CALENDAR

Mt. Bethel Baptist will host seminar “What the Church Expects from You and What to Expect from the Church,” will be the focus of a seminar Jan. 10-12, at 6:30 nightly, to be hosted at Mt. Bethel Baptist Church of Frankville. More...

Are you guided by God’s GPS?

Spiritual Beliefs

For Christmas a couple of years ago my wife gave me a Tom Tom. A Tom Tom is a GPS Global Positioning System. I quickly found out that just like a cell phone, once you have a GPS system you wonder how you ever got along without it. More...

Spiritual Beliefs

Gossip destroys lives

E.C. Russell Jackson First Assembly of God More...

Sports

Kills big 10-point

Jimmie Grayson of Toddtown killed this 190-pound, 10- point buck, Dec. 21, while hunting in the Walker Springs area. He shot the deer with a .243 rifle. More...

Jags on roll in basketball

Just a few days before Christmas, the South Alabama Jaguars hosted the Alcorn State Braves. A crowd of 1,657 witnessed an unexpectedly close game as the Jags defeated the Braves 86-76. More...

14-point killed in Leroy

Logan Anderson, 13, of St. Stephens killed this 14-point, 190-pound buck while hunting with Trey Garris in Leroy. He is the son of Kellie and Mark Anderson. More...

WashCo to consider employee drug tesing

The Washington County Commission heard a presentation, Monday, Dec. More...

Sullivan named McIntosh Officer of the Year

During a recent awards ceremony, Donnie Sullivan was named McIntosh Officer of the Year by the McIntosh Police Department. More...

News

Mark Your Calendar

SWAIA meeting Jan. 4 and 18 The Southwest Alabama Improvement Association (SAIA) has announced their “Call Meeting” will be Tuesday, Jan. 4 at 7 p.m. and the regular meeting will be Tuesday, Jan. More...

Two WashCo residents charged with making meth

Two residents of the Fairford community are charged with manufacturing the illegal drug crystal methamphetamine following a Dec. 26 search of a residence at 1501 Fairford Road. More...

Home destroyed by fire

Jackson firefighters responded, around 4 a.m., Monday, Dec. 27, to a residential fire at 803 Davis Avenue. No one was reported injured in the blaze which destroyed the home. More...

Editorials

Looking forward to another New Year

EDITOR’S NOTES

It’s hard to believe another year has gone by. As I grow older, it seems the years get shorter and shorter and before I know it, it’s Christmas then time to ring in the New Year. More...

Congress approves LCS in time for Christmas

Congress Reports

Uncle Sam might as well come to the Gulf Coast dressed in a Santa suit. More...

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People

‘The best laid plans of mice and men oft go awry’

Random Ramblings

I am sure you have heard of the old saying, ‘The best laid plans of mice and men oft go awry”. Well, I was certainly witness to that saying last week as Christmas was being celebrated. More...

Bradford is guest speaker at Woman’s Club meeting

The December meeting of the Jackson Woman’s Club was at the Christmas decorated home of Donna Parham. President Debbie Parham Bolton presided over the meeting. More...

Four Seasons Garden Club meets

The November meeting of the Four Seasons Garden Club was at the First Methodist Church in Jackson. President Virginia Hughston presided, thanking all who participated in the annual fall yard sale. More...