February 9, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Mitchell to seek Clarke County Commission Dist. 4 seat as independent

Vera M. Foreman Mitchell has qualified to appear as an Independent candidate on the November General Election ballot for the Clarke County Commission District 4 seat. More...

Dr. Billy Powell to speak to WashCo cattlemen tonight

Dr. More...

Special Sections

Church

Church Calendar

Forest Avenue ‘Worship Kidstyle’ Forest Avenue Childrens’ Director Christy Beech will lead “Worship Kidstyle” as a part of the Sunday morning worship services at 11. All are welcome. More...

Rev. Henson named Spring Hill Baptist ‘Pastor Emeritus’

The Rev. Kenneth Henson was recently named “Pastor Emeritus” of the Spring Hill Baptist Church in Chatom. The Rev. Henson retired at the end of last year after serving as pastor of the church for 12 years. More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

ClarkeCo ADC meeting The Clarke County Chapter of the Alabama Democratic Committee monthly meeting will be today, Feb. 9, 6 p.m., in the Grove Hill Town Hall. This meeting will be business of importance. Tyrone Moye is chairman. More...

Education

Open house hosted at new Leroy High School

On Feb. 1 the faculty and staff of Leroy High School hosted an open house and dedication of the new 32,625 sq. ft. high school building. The facility cost $3,343,658 and was constructed by J. F. Pate and Associates of Mobile. More...

Sports

Eagles head to state tourney as No. 4 seed

Jackson Academy’s varsity boys’ basketball team participated in the 1A West Region Tournament last week on Friday and Saturday in Selma and finished in fourth place. The fourth place finish gives the Eagles a No. More...

Lady Aggies face Hillcrest-Evergreen in second round of area tournament

Jackson High School’s Lady Aggies will face Hillcrest-Evergreen in the second round of the 4A area tournament tonight (Thursday) at 7 p.m. in the Jackson High School gymnasium. Hillcrest defeated W.S. Neal Feb. More...

Scott signs with Alabama A& M

Jackson High School’s Shaquille Scott recently signed a scholarship to play football for Alabama A&M University. More...

For the Record

Clarke County Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Jan. 31-Feb. 7 include: Denisha Jamerian Harris, 22, two counts probation violation, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

WashCo Grand Jury to be chosen

Civil jury week begins Feb. 13

Civil jury week begins Monday, Feb. 13, in Washington County Circuit Court, and a grand jury will be chosen the same day to hear evidence in criminal cases. The following cases are on the docket: Judge Gaines McCorquodale’s Docket More...

Clarke County Records

Marriage license applications Andre Tremaine Jones andLatoria Shaday Williams.Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, notnecessarily actual marriages.Property deeds listed More...

Search begins for Jackson’s ‘Citizen of the Year’

Nominations are currently being accepted for Jackson’s annual Citizen of the Year recognition sponsored by the Jackson Rotary Club. More...

McIntosh drug raid results in charges

Two Washington County men face drug charges after police conducted a raid on their McIntosh residence Feb. 3 around 11:50 a.m. More...

Vivian Gilmore honored

During the Sixth Annual ‘Honor Thy Children’ Dinner and Auction, which benefits the Regional Child Advocacy Center (RCAC), Vivian Gilmore (left) was presented with the first Eddie Slayton More...

Butch Dees qualifies to vie for WashCo Circuit Clerk office

Butch Dees, a native of the Jordan community and a resident of Hobson, has announced his candidacy, as a Democrat, for Washington County Circuit Clerk. More...

News

Thomasville man arrested; stolen ATVs recovered

The investigation of a stolen tractor produced leads that led to the arrest of a Thomasville man in connection with the theft of several four-wheelers from residences in and around Thomasville. More...

‘Souper’ seniors

More than 70 seniors recently gathered at the Jackson Senior Center for soup and cornbread made by Paul South. The meal was made complete by a variety of desserts brought by the seniors. More...

RCAC dinner and auction raises money for abused children

A capacity crowd filled the Pearce Memorial Park Assembly House this past Saturday in Jackson in support of the Regional Child Advocacy Center (RCAC). More...

Editorials

Congress Reports

Obamacare comes under fire

Despite persistent resistance from the Democrat-led Senate and White House, the battle to repeal Obamacare continues on multiple fronts in the House of Representatives. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Candidates should know what they are running for

Too often people seeking political office fail to fully investigate what they are running for. More...

People

Wedding plans announced for Miss Rotch - Mr. Taylor

Mr. and Mrs. Ray Ivy Rotch Jr. of Jackson announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Laura Mable, to Mr. Daniel Kane Taylor, the son of Mr. and Mrs. George William Taylor Jr. of Tibbie. More...

Eubanks - Williams engagement announced

Dawn and Mike Eubanks of Meridian, Miss., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Nicole, to Willie Edward Williams. the son of Renee and Geary Williams of Jackson. More...

Pace graduates Recruit Training Command

SR Tony Pace, A.B., son of Cynthia Parker Pace and Raymond B. Pace of Jackson, graduated Feb. 3, 2012 from Recruit Training Command at Great Lakes, Ill. Pace is a member of the Jackson High School Class of 2010. More...