March 29, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Matthew Grafton: a true advocate

Through the services provided by Clarke County Arc (CCARC) Matthew Grafton has achieved many of his personal goals and has become an advocate for others with developmental disabilities. More...

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Church

Church Calendar

Pastor Howard celebrates 17th pastoral anniversary The congregation of St. Union Missionary Baptist Church in Jackson will be honoring the Rev. James M. Howard Sr., for his 17th pastoral anniversary. More...

First Assembly announces Easter Extravaganza April 7 & 8

Jackson First Assembly invites all to participate in their Easter celebration weekend. More...

Living your Destiny

Speak words of life to your destiny today. Never say that you don’t have a purpose or a reason for being here. You have a destiny; speak it today. More...

Education

Jackson Academy honor roll announced

Students achieving the A and A/B honor rolls have been announced at Jackson Academy. 1st Grade All As: Noah Courington, Juliana Gates, Hannah Lowery, Macy McIntyre, Walker Whitehead and Will Windham. 2nd Grade More...

ClarkeCo school system must pay Pugh thousands in back travel expenses

In response to a media question, the Clarke County Board of Education acknowledged at its Thursday, May 22 meeting that the Alabama Attorney General’s office had offered an opinion that Superintendent Woodie Pugh was entitled to retroactive pay More...

JHS students on A and A/B honor rolls announced for 3rd nine weeks

Jackson High School Administration has announced the students achieving the A and A/B honor rolls for the third nine weeks of the 2011- 2012 school year. More...

Sports

Aggies 4-0 in area play

The Jackson Aggies moved to 4-0 in area play and got an important leg-up with two series left in the season as they swept the Eagles of W.S. Neal last Friday and Saturday. More...

Lady Aggies split doubleheader

The Jackson High School Lady Aggies split a doubleheader with UMS-Wright last Friday in Jackson. It was to have been a triple-header that included Excel, but the Lady Panthers did not make the trip over. UMS won the opening game 4-3. More...

Bears beat CCHS but fall to UMS

The Leroy Bears split a doubleheader this past Saturday in Grove Hill, beating host Clarke County but falling to UMS-Wright. In the twilight game the Bears beat CCHS 7-2. They plated four runs in the second inning and added three more in the fifth. More...

For the Record

WashCo Sheriff’s Report

The Washington County Sheriff’s Department reported the following arrests during the past week: *Nicholas Brewer, 28, of Tallahatta, La. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of March 20- 27 include: Aaron Le'ger Jackson, 20, domestic violence third degree, $353.10 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...

Clarke County Records

Marriage license applications Jacob Anthony Van Dee, and Crystal Nicole Ashley; James Cain Phillips, and Rayanna Louise Gilchrist. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Long announces re-election bid for Jackson mayor

“I am announcing my intention to qualify for the position of mayor and to seek re-election in the City of Jackson,” said Mayor Richard Long this week. More...

Hundley honored as 2011 Citizen of the Year

The Jackson Rotary Club and friends and family of Barbara Hundley gathered at the Jackson First United Methodist Church Tuesday, March 27, to honor her as Jackson’s 2011 Citizen of the Year. More...

South vies to keep District 2 Jackson City Council seat

Paul South Paul South announces his intention to seek re-election to the District 2, Place 1 Jackson City Council position. “It is an honor for me to serve the citizens of Jackson and the people of District 2 and as mayor pro tem. More...

News

Advanced Disposal makes big deposit to WashCo

At the March 26 Washington County Commission meeting, Gerald Green, district manager for Advanced Disposal, a full service environmental services company, presented to Allen Bailey, chairman of the Washington County Solid Waste Authority a check for More...

McIntosh Councilman Tony Daugherty resigns

During the March meeting of the McIntosh Town Council, Councilman Tony Daugherty announced he was resigning his position on the council because he had moved out of the town. More...

Town of Millry looks to replace old water lines

During its March meeting the Millry Town Council approved a resolution to apply for a grant, which will be used to replace old water lines in the town. The town has consistantly been upgrading its water system in an effort to bring it up to par. More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

GHCAC classes The Grove Hill Cultural Arts Center has Classes in Studio 122. Pine Needle Basket Making by Kay Paul, on April 2, 3 and 9, 6-8 p.m., $30.00 a person, supplies will be provided by artist. More...

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Water system merger appears to be good for all

Last week members of the Salitpa Water System voted 42-1 to merge with Jackson’s municipal water system. It looks like a good move for all concerned. More...

Alabama Viewpoint

Roy Moore: ‘It’s me again all you folks’

Just like the fictional stalker in Ray Stevens’ comedy hit song “It’s me again Margaret,” Alabamians woke up last Wednesday to lyrics of a stalker of the political variety… Roy Moore. More...

People

Miss Harrell - Mr. Ganus announce wedding plans

Mr. and Mrs. Keith Harrell of the Antioch community announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brittany Lauren, to Daniel Jason Ganus, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold “Jackie” Ganus of Frankville. More...

Final plans announced for Thames - Rembert

Shelunda Thames and Joe Rembert have announced their final wedding plans. The couple will exchange vows April 6, 2012 at the H.W. Pearce Memorial Park Assembly House in Jackson at 5 o’clock in the afternoon. More...

Weekend parties honor Miss Bounds, Mr. McElroy

Catherine Bounds and Rob McElroy, who will be married in May, were honored at two weekend parties. The home of Diane and Mac McCorquodale was the scene of a cocktail buffet Saturday night, March 24 complimenting Miss Bounds and Mr. McElroy. More...