November 24, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

FUMC Step Sing is Sunday

The annual Step Sing at the First United Methodist Church of Jackson is Sunday night at 6.  Among those presenting Christmas music will be the Jackson Middle and Intermediate schools choirs, the Jackson High School Aggie Singers, Gospel Jubilee, More...

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Church

Church Calendar

Benefit program for Annie Denson There will be a benefit program for Annie Denson at Mackey Branch No. 1 Baptist Church in Gosport on Nov. 26 at 6:30 p.m. The Rev. T.L. Douglas is pastor. All local groups and soloists are invited.   More...

Coming Events

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Alanon meeting Alanon will be meeting on Wednesdays at Visitation Catholic Church, West Clinton Street in Jackson at 6:30 p.m. For additional information, call Sharon 246-5406.   More...

Editorials

Congress Reports

Visiting South Alabama military personnel in Afghanistan

Just before Veterans Day, I was afforded a unique opportunity to spend some time alongside our military personnel who are stationed on the frontlines in Afghanistan. More...

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Memories of spending Thanksgiving in Jackson

What do you get when you combine a long holiday weekend, the Alabama-Auburn football game, tons of friends and family plus weeks of anticipation? Iron Bowl weekend on the Plains in none other than Auburn, Alabama.  More...

People

Nobles honored on 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Nobles were honored at a family dinner on Nov. 17 in the parlor of the First United Methodist Church of Jackson in celebration of their upcoming 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. More...

Stork Report

Bethany Cheyanne Cole   Mr. and Mrs. Johnathan Lydell Cole (nee Jessie Willodean Jones) of Leroy announce the birth of a daughter, Bethany Cheyanne, Nov. More...

Davis - McGee vows exchanged

Miss Christy Jee-Young McGee and Mr. James “Trey” Davis III were married in Las Vegas, Nev., on Friday, Nov. 11, 2011.  Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Randolph McGee of Madison and Mr. and Mrs. More...

Ringing in the holiday season

The City of Jackson and the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce signaled the beginning of the holiday season Thursday, Nov. 17, with the lighting of the city’s Christmas tree. More...

Forum addresses industries’ needs

The Washington County Chamber of Commerce hosted a Workforce Development Forum Nov. 17 at the Chatom Community Center. Representatives were present from area industries as well as Bishop State, Alabama Southern and Remington College. More...

News

ClarkeCo trial docket includes murder cases

Next week is the criminal jury term of Clarke County Circuit Court and a number of cases, including one for murder, are on the dockets.  Emmett McCollum is charged with murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend in October 2009 at her reside More...

WashCo United Way luncheon

On Thursday, Nov. 3, United Way of Southwest Alabama conducted its fourth annual Power of the Purse Luncheon at Wilcox Gallery in Chatom. More...

Reception to honor World War II veterans on Pearl Harbor anniversary

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Sports

Aggies advance to semifinals

Normally Dustyn Moseley uses his right arm to pace the Jackson offense, but last Friday night it was a combination legs and arm as the Aggies beat Bibb County 49-28 in Centreville to advance to the 4A semifinals.  More...

Handley too much for Bulldogs to handle

The Washington County Bulldogs fell 33-7 to the topranked Handley Tigers last Friday night at Jordan-Wilcox Stadium in Chatom.  Handley had a 6-0 lead at the break and then jumped out 20-0 advantage going into the fourth quarter.  T.J. More...

Bears’ post-season ends with loss to American Christian

The defending Class 2A state champion Leroy Bears saw their playoff run come to a harsh end in the quarterfinals as they lost 28-3 to the American Christian Patriots in Leroy last Friday night.  ACA took an early 7-0 lead before the Bears cut th More...

For the Record

Clarke County Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov. More...

Clarke County Records

Marriage license applications  Timmy Lamar Bush, to Alisa Deneen Anderson.  Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages.   Property deeds listed  Nov. More...

WashCo Sheriff’s Report

The Washington County Sheriff’s Department reported the following arrests during the past week:  *Nathaniel Ray Deese, 30, of Citronelle was arrested Nov. More...