November 10, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Paul Bradford to seek probate judge seat

Former Clarke County Commissioner Paul Bradford this week announces his plans to seek the office of probate judge. He will be running on the Democratic ticket when qualifying begins in December. The primaries will be in March 2012.  More...

‘He met his death pridefully and manfully’

The letter is dated 17 October, 1951, and is addressed to Mrs. Willie M. Williams, Fruitdale, Ala. It begins “The untimely death of your son, Jasper, has been a tragic loss. More...

Special Sections

Church

Annual Step Sing Nov. 27 at FUMC

The annual Step Sing at the First United Methodist Church will be Sunday, Nov. 27 at 6 p.m. Area choirs wishing to participate should call FUMC at 246- 2224 to register. More...

Spiritual Beliefs

Faith can save us from eternal death

Many of our friends and family we call basically good people. They do not have a rap sheet at the police station. More...

Church Calendar

Rev. Hurd to be honored 8th pastoral anniversary There will be a celebration of love and appreciation by the Macedonia Baptist Church family Friday, Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m., honoring the Rev. Charles and Sis. Cynthia Hurd. More...

Editorials

Congress Reports

Taking a day to honor our nation’s veterans

This Friday, the nation pauses to pay tribute to our “real heroes,” the men and women who have worn the uniform of the United States military.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Annual Fall Festival was a great success

Dear Editor,  On Saturday, Nov. 5, the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its 29th Annual Fall Festival. Our goal for this year’s event was to increase attendance and to make it our biggest and best Fall Festival ever!  More...

People

Mullinix - Mason united in marriage

Miss Amanda Lynn Mason and Mr. Judd Collins Mullinix were married at the Park Cities Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas Sept. More...

Miss Jemison - Mr. Harris announce wedding plans

The Rev. and Mrs. Brian Jemison of Jackson announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amanda Nichole to James Robert Harris. Mr. Harris is the son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Bayne-Bosarge to marry Nov. 12

Amanda M. Bayne and Kevin K. Bosarge have announced their final wedding plans. The couple will be united in marriage on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011 at 2 p.m. at the West Bend Baptist Church.  The bride-elect is the daughter of Mrs. More...

Mayor tells progress at city pound

Jackson Mayor Richard Long discussed continued improvements being made at the city’s dog pound, Tuesday, Nov. 8, during the regular meeting of the Jackson City Council.  More...

Host of events planned for holiday season

Several holiday events have already been planned for this Christmas season in Jackson.  The first event is the holiday open house at several local businesses this Sunday afternoon from 1 to 5 p.m.  The annual lighting of the Christmas tree More...

Crowds fill downtown Jackson streets

The weather was beautiful as thousands of people turned out to enjoy the 29th Annual Fall Festival in downtown Jackson, Saturday, Nov. 5. More...

Jackson to honor veterans with parade and ceremony

Jackson’s First Annual Veterans Day Parade, sponsored by VFW Post 5355, will be this Friday at 10 a.m.  The parade will line up at Fred’s Super Dollar store on College Avenue and progress toward downtown, ending at the James E. More...

News

WashCo Sheriff reports multiple drug arrests

The Washington County Sheriff’s Department reported multiple arrests for illegal drug possession during the past week.  Chase Andrew Snow, 25, Chadwick L. Rutledge, 32, and Christopher Allen Weaver, 35, all of McIntosh were arrested Nov. More...

JPD reports thefts

The Jackson Police Department responded to several theft reports during the past week.  According to reports, a purse containing cash and other items was reported stolen Nov. 5 at 1:30 p.m. More...

Hole In One

Byron Davis got his first hole-in-one Sunday, Nov. 6, at Jackson Links on Hole No. 17. It was witnessed by Arthur White, Mike Allday, Ken McLendon, Blake McLendon, John Day and Boyd Vice.   More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

Account established for fire victims Lana and Jeff Smith lost all their possessions recently in a house fire in Wagarville. Donations may be made to the family through any Capstone Bank.   More...

Education

ClarkeCo BOE to meet in Jackson

The Clarke County Board of Education meets today (Thursday) at Jackson Middle School as it begins a tour of holding meetings at county schools.  The meeting is at 4 p.m. More...

Sports

Aggies cage Jaguars

The top ranked Jackson High Aggies cut through the Sumter Central Jaguars 35-7 last Friday night in the first round of the Class 4A playoffs.  The Aggies took the opening possession of the game and drove to the Jag 3 yard line before turning the More...

Eagles soar past Falcons

The sixth-ranked Jackson Academy football team advanced to the semifinal round of the AISA 1A playoffs last Friday night with a convincing 41-13 win over Ashford Academy, a game in which not one single punt was attempted by either team.  More...

Bears break Mustangs

The defending state champion Leroy Bears rode roughshod over the Mustangs of Isabella 54-14 last Friday night in the first round of the Class 2A playoffs. More...

For the Record

Clarke County Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov. 1-8 include:   Thelma E. Milton, 42, four counts probation violation, three counts, theft by deception second degree, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept.  More...