January 19, 2012 RSS feed / News

Longtime businessman Ernest F. Woodson dies

Ernest Franklin Woodson Sr., longtime businessman and civic leader in Jackson, died Saturday following a lengthy illness. Woodson and his brother Wendell owned and operated Woodson Furniture Company for many years. More...

JPD reports theft of T.V. from back porch

Jackson Police are investigating the theft of a 32-inch flat screen television from the back porch of a residence located in the 400 block of E. Cleveland Street. The theft was reported around 10:09 p.m., Jan. 5. More...

Qualifying ends for March 13 primary election

Here’s the lineup of Democratic and Republican candidates for Clarke County offices in the March 13 primaries. Qualifying for the two political parties ended Friday, Jan. 13. More...

Thomasville man dies in Wilcox County wreck

A young Thomasville man was killed and others were seriously injured in an auto accident in Wilcox County Saturday. James Howie, 22, a 2008 graduate of Thomasville High School, was killed Saturday morning in the accident that took place on Hwy. More...

Annual local weather report shows 2011 was a dry year

Josh Wilson of Leroy, who provides local weather statistics to the National Weather Service, recently filed his annual report, which shows more than two-thirds of the 344 days reported had no rain, making 2011 one of the driest years on record. More...

M.E. Sheffield is a ‘man with no party’

There’s a short story entitled “The Man Without a Country.” Milton Estes Sheffield might be called “The Man Without a Party.” Both the Democratic and Republican parties have denied him access to their ballots as a probat More...

Dr. King remembered

A number of Jackson citizens took time Monday, Jan. 16, to honor the memory of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the annual national observance of his birthday. More...