August 23, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Area towns to pick mayors and council reps

In addition to Jackson, municipal elections will take place in other towns across the Clarke and Washington counties region. More...

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Church

Church Calendar

Mt. Bethel Baptist revival concludes Friday  Mt. Bethel Baptist Church in Frankville will conclude their revival Aug. 24 with services today and Friday at 7 p.m. The Rev. Lee Ernest Nelson of New Hope No. More...

On a mission trip to Cuba

According to Pastor E.C. Russell of Jackson First Assembly, a mission trip to Cuba will put you back into the 1950s. More...

ONE99 Student Ministries presents annual ‘Show Your Colors Night

Come dressed in your school colors to the annual “Show Your Colors Night”. Presented by ONE99 Student Ministries of Jackson First Assembly of God, the annual event will be Wednesday, Sept. More...

Editorials

Thanks, Tom!

If everyone who lives in Jackson and Clarke County believed in the city and county the way Selma resident Tom Bolton does, it’d be a better Jackson and a better Clarke County.  More...

Political Cartoon

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People

Batley - Darnell plans announced

Mr. and Mrs. Cary Batley of Chatom announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashton, to Ryan Darnell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Noel Darnell of Wetumpka.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Pre-nuptial parties honor Miss Batley, Mr. Darnell

Ashton Batley and Ryan Darnell were the guests of honor at a recent Hawaiian luau and a bridal shower.  Hawaiian Luau  A couple’s shower, Saturday, July 28, in a Hawaiian luau theme, was hosted at the Hobson home of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Yorks to celebrate golden anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Arlen York of Jackson will celebrate their golden 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 24.  Arlen York was born and raised in the Salitpa community, and Geneva Feagin York was born in Houston, Texas.  More...

Jacksonians to choose mayor and council

Registered voters in Jackson will have the opportunity, Tuesday, Aug. 28, to make choices for the mayor and three council seats. More...

AltaPointe catalyst for first WashCo Habitat for Humanity project

For at least 15 years, John Davis of St. Stephens has been wishing he could have his home repaired, and thanks to the efforts of AltaPointe’s Washington County Coordinator Mike Goldman, that wish has now come true.  More...

News

Jackson city election sample ballots

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Scott Moore elected vice president at Alabama Power

The Alabama Power Board of Directors recently elected Scott Moore vice president with responsibility for transmission. He will assume his new assignment Aug. 18.  More...

Seminars to be offered for dealing with wild hog problems

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System- Auburn University, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources-Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries, and USDA’s Wildlife Services will be hosting a seminar on managing wild pig damage.&nbs More...

Coming Events

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RSVP uniform pants drive  The Retired Senior Volunteers are collecting new and used school uniform pants to be distributed free to needy school children in Clarke County in recognition of “9/11, Day of Service”. More...

Sports

Moseley, Coates impressing at Auburn

Mark Murphy from Inside the Auburn Tigers talks Auburn, former Leroy standouts

Former Leroy High School standouts, quarterback Clint Moseley and wide receiver Sammie Coates, have both been making noise this fall as they compete to earn starting jobs for the Auburn Tigers.  Moseley, a junior, started six games last season f More...

Tough start for the JA Volleyball team, fall to 0-2

The Jackson Academy volleyball team started the season last week. The Eagles lost to Clarke Prep 25-13, 25-6 and 25- 14 and to Meadowview 25-19, 25-14 and 25-9. More...

Hilt ‘Swimmer of the Year’

Jilly Hilt was selected as the 2012 Swimmer of the Year for the Jackson Waverunners. Each summer the Mobile Optimist Club recognizes area student athletes and awards their accomplishments. More...

For the Record

Clarke County Records

Marriage license applications for past two weeks  Gabriel Maynard Kennedy, to Dajana Plotner; Stanley Edward Gladney, to Emma Marie Pugh; Corey Damon Mitchell, to Deangela Dione Chapman; Thomas John White, to Tammra Danette Dalton; Pace Wells Bo More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s Report

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

WashCo Sheriff’s Report

The Washington County Sheriff’s Department reported the following arrests during the past week:  •Christina L. Singleton, 29, of Tibbie was arrested Aug. More...