March 2, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Renowned gospel-bluegrass musician Enoch Sullivan dies

Enoch Sullivan died Feb. 23 after a long illness, but he leaves behind a legacy that time may dim, but cannot destroy. More...

University of Mobile faculty piano recital has international flavor

A piano recital featuring the works of American, French, Kazakh and Russian composers will be held Friday, March 4, at 7 p.m. in Moorer Auditorium at the University of Mobile. Pianists Carol Evers and Dr. More...

Special Sections

Church

Church Calendar

Red Springs Assembly revival continues through March 4 The revival at Red Springs Assembly Church is continuing through Friday, March 4, at 7:15 nightly. Special guests are The Millikan Family. More...

Spiritual Beliefs

Choose to have joy

Psalm 30:5 “For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a night but joy cometh in the morning.” Joy is a wonderful gift from God for us. Joy gives us the strength to endure. More...

Alpha Center benefit

Rebecca St. James, contemporary Christian singer and song writer will appear in concert March 17 at the Thomasville Civic Center. Tickets may be purchased by calling 334-636-5827. More...

Sports

Faith speaks to JA juniors

Tonya Faith, a Career Center specialist at the Alabama Career Center, recently visited Jackson Academy’s 11th grade Workforce Essentials class to discuss job employment skills. More...

New CCHS, JHS coaches approved; ‘Teachers of the Year’ named

Danny Powell was hired as Jackson High School’s football coach and athletic director and Jason Massey was hired in the same positions at Clarke County High School last Thursday. Both coaches will be moving from Leroy High School. More...

Jackson Academy wins state powerlifting title

The Jackson Academy Eagles traveled to Pickens Academy in Carrollton, Tuesday, Feb. 22 to compete in the AISA State Powerlifting Competition, bringing home with the 1A State Championship. More...

For the Record

Clarke County Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Feb. 22-March 1 include: Kinorda Martin House, 18, burglary third degree, $7,500 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Senior Living

Chatom PD arrests Oklahoma man on illegal drug charges

An Oklahoma man was arrested by Chatom Police, Feb. 25, after Officer Justin Price discovered illegal drugs in his possession. According to Price, he stopped Cory David Buchanan, 19, near the intersection of Highway 17 and Dogwood Lane. More...

Meet and Greet for new JHS coach

The members of the Jackson football Purple and Gold Booster Club got a chance to meet new Aggie coach and Athletics Director Danny Powell Tuesday night. More...

Richard Long to be honored as Jackson’s Citizen of the Year

Richard Long became a bit nostalgic Tuesday as he recalled the first time he ever heard of Jackson, Ala. It was 1963. The Biloxi, Miss. More...

Horsley remembered for compassion

Tommie Lee Horsley’s friends and coworkers remembered him not only for his talents in the natural gas arena and running the natural gas utility Clarke-Mobile Counties Gas District but also for his compassion and love for people and his hobby of More...

News

Tempers heat up as WashCo grants discussed

The discussion about a $1,400,000 EDA grant got intense at the Washington County Commission meeting Feb. 28. Several months ago Goldin Materials agreed to purchase 20 acres of an 80-acre plot that the commission owns on Highway 43. More...

Chatom PD receives bulletproof vests from ‘Armor of God’

The Chatom Police Department recently received eight ballistic vests through the Vest For Life program known as the “Armor of God Project.” More...

Wins top float

The “Krewe of De Grille” float, presented by The Grill restaurant in Jackson, was the first place winner in Jackson’s Feb. 18 Mardi Gras Parade. More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

In-service day in ClarkeCo School System Schools in the Clarke County School System will be closed on Tuesday, March 8, for a teachers’ in-service day. Students will not attend classes. Classes will resume on Wednesday morning. More...

Editorials

Good-bye, Mr. Buckles: the last doughboy

SOUTHERN STYLE

He died peacefully at his West Virginia home on Feb. 27. He was 110 years old and the last American veteran of World War I. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

It’s time to move forward

Dear Editor, My opinion is this concerning the rivalry between Alabama and Auburn, you have to realize, this is only a sport’s game. It does not mean life or death. It’s only the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. More...

People

Most of us use the wrong words from time to time

Random Ramblings

I feel nauseous but really I just feel nauseated. Most of us use the wrong words from time to time. More...

Brady Lucas Jordan

Mr. and Mrs. Craig Jordan (nee Tiffany Bryan) of Deer Park announce the birth of a son, Brady Lucas, Feb. 14, 2011, 8:42 a.m. at Mobile Infirmary Hospital. He weighed 6 lbs., 8 oz. and was 21 inches in length. More...

Loid Samuel Roemen

Mr. and Mrs. Kenny Roemen Jr. (nee Jennifer Phillips) of Jackson announce the birth of their son, Loid Samuel, Jan. 17, 2011 at Mobile Infirmary. He weighed 7 lbs., 3 oz. and was 20 inches long. More...