October 20, 2011 RSS feed / News

Parking lots available for use during JHS vs. THS football game Friday

The Jackson Police Department reports that the following parking lots will be open to public parking for the Jackson High School vs. Thomasville High School football game, Friday, Oct. More...

Alpha hosts ‘The Difference Is Life’; ‘Making a difference one life at a time’

On Thursday, Oct. 13, the Alpha Pregnancy Center in Jackson hosted their 19th annual fund-raising banquet at Tompkins Baptist Church in Grove Hill. More...

Poster winners

The winners of the annual Fire Prevention Poster Contest were recently announced by the Jackson Fire Department. More...

Keep Choctaw, Clarke, Washington counties together

Local citizens tell legislative reapportionment committee in Thomasville last week

The sentiment of most of those who spoke at a legislative reapportionment hearing in Thomasville last week was that they would like to see Choctaw, Clarke and Washington counties retained as a unit in any redrawing of state House and Senate districts More...

Scenes from Leroy High School Homecoming Parade 2011

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Synthetic marijuana pulled from store shelves statewide

Agents from the Alabama Beverage Control (ABC) Board were busy Friday, Oct. 14, confiscating what has been deemed “synthetic marijuana” from store shelves following an emergency order by state officials. More...

New WashCo E-911 Board elects officers, adopts budget

At a special-called meeting on Oct. 11, the Washington County 911 agency elected officers and passed a budget. The agency has been in turmoil for months, which culminated with the resignation of three board members in September. More...

JPD warns of scams linked with ordering prescription drugs online

According to Jackson Police Detective Derrick Powe, a Jackson woman was duped out of a large some of money after attempting to purchase discount prescription drugs over the Internet. More...

New Kiwanis officers

Casey Thompson (left), Lt. Governor for Kiwanis International Alabama District 12, was a guest at the Oct. More...

Bob Smith Memorial Auto Show big draw for Annual Fall Festival

This year’s 29th Annual Fall Festival in Jackson, planned for Saturday, Nov. 5, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., and sponsored by the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce, offers plenty of activities, food, entertainment and shopping opportunities for all ages. More...

Ghost Walk this Saturday in Thomasville

Not everything at the Oct. 22, Ghost Walk in Thomasville this year will be scary. The Gaston brothers will be cooking up their famous Brunswick Stew as a fund-raiser for Ella’s Hope. More...

Pioneer Day is Oct. 29 in Grove Hill

The Clarke County Historical Museum in Grove Hill will host its 12th annual Pioneer Day Saturday, Oct. 29, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The free living history event features costumed re-enactors demonstrating early life in Clarke County. More...

Scenes from Jackson’s 2011 Fire Prevention Parade

Photos by Evan Carden More...