March 29, 2012 RSS feed / People

Mr. and Mrs. Robert O’Guynn celebrate golden anniversary

Gail Brown and Robert O’Guynn exchanged marriage vows 50 years ago on March 31, 1962, in the chapel of the First Baptist Church in Jackson. Officiating the ceremony was Dr. H. Grady Ketchum. More...

Nettles graduates at Lackland AFB

Brandon Nettles, son of Norma L. and Karl C. Peoples Sr. of Grove Hill and Billy Bolden of Silas, graduated March 2 from Basic Military Training in the United States Air Force at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. More...

Woman’s Club presents checks

Betty Milstead, treasurer of the Woman’s Club of Jackson, presented area organizations with checks this week. More...

Book signing at WSML

Author Dr. John M. More...

Repaints baby chair

Michael A. Roton, of Thomasville, who participates in programs at Clarke County Arc, with the assistance of support staff, recently repainted this metal baby high chair. More...

Choice Bus visits JMS

The Choice Bus is a bus that takes students through a 25-minute interactive presentation designed to show the relevancy of education to career choices and lifetime earning potential. More...

Sunflower resident grows pineapple

It all started about two and a half years ago when Augusta F. James decided to plant the top portion off of a pineapple that she and her family were enjoying one Sunday dinner. More...

Makes donation

The Aggie Nation organization recently made a $500 donation to the Continuous School Improvement Program. 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...

Auditions announced for Flying Bricks band performance April 13

The Thomasville Arts Council announces a new venture involving high school band musicians. More...

Stork Report

Kentavius Arkel Causey Andrenikki La’ Teisha Shaquaye Poole of Chatom and Kendarius Rashad Causey of Silas announce the birth of a son, Kentavius Arkel Causey, March 24, 2012, 11:42 a.m., at Jackson Medical Center. More...

Random Ramblings

Rotary Club doing excellent job with ‘Citizen of Year’ award

I, along with many other people, are so thankful that the Rotary Club took over the responsibility for the awarding of the “Citizen of the Year” after the Civitan Club ceased to exist. More...

Juvenile accused of burglary leads Jackson Police on foot chase

A 14-year-old juvenile, who Jackson Police say was caught in the act of committing a burglary at the Grove Apartments, March 22, led officers on a foot chase before being apprehended. More...

Correction

In the March 15 edition on page 3A, in the bottom photo with the United Way story, Steve Pugh was misidentified as Joseph Abston. More...

In the Pines Music Festival planned for May 12

The Washington County Chamber of Commerce will host the 2nd Annual In The Pines Music Festival on Saturday, May 12, at the Chatom Community Center. More...

McKee awarded scholarship

Jackson High School guitarist Tucker McKee, son of Sheila Thompson of Leroy and David McKee of Orange Beach, was awarded a $16,000 music scholarship to Troy University, as well as the university's pr More...

Participates in Troy University Honor Band

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Grant used to purchase computers

White Smith Memorial Library received a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA2012) Grant. With this grant, five new computers were purchased for the library. More...