November 21, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Events

Santa visits Jackson

Santa Claus was the star of the show at Jackson’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting Tuesday evening. More...

‘Coffee at the Courthouse’

Washington County Commissioner Willie Long confers with State Rep. Elaine Beech, D-Chatom, during a special “Coffee at the Courthouse” event held Nov. More...

Special Sections

Church

CHURCH CALENDAR

Friendship Missionary celebrates 125 years Pastor Charlie J. White and the Friendship Missionary Baptist Church family invite all to join in and worship with them Sunday, Nov. 24, at 2:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Lenord Fraizer of Mt. More...

Spiritual Beliefs

Offering Thanksgiving

If he offers it for a thanksgiving, then he shall offer, with the sacrifice of thanksgiving, unleavened cakes mixed with oil, unleavened wafers anointed with oil, or cakes of blended flour mixed with oil. Leviticus 7:12   More...

Editorials

Here’s My Take

Multiple theories shadow truth in JFK assassination

With the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination this Friday, I was inspired to write a quick opinion on it. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Capital View

Most have never forgotten where they heard of Kennedy’s murder

It was 12:40 (CST) on Nov. 22, 1963 when the bells on the Associated Press teletype machine at The Florence Times began their clanging noise. I rushed to the machine and watched as it spit out these words: “BULLETIN. More...

People

Parker - Coats united in marriage

Eugene andLucile Coats of Coffeeville announce the marriage of their daughter, Dorothy Coats-Waters to Roy Lee Parker, son of the late Henry and Viola Parker Jr. of Jackson. The couple was married on Nov. 7, 2013.   More...

Final plans announced for Brewer-Merchant

The final wedding plans for Jessica Ellen Brewer and Dustin Drew Merchant have been announced as an event of Saturday, Nov. More...

Card of Thanks

The family of Bobby Daffin wishes to express that there are simply no words to share our heartfelt thanks for the sympathy you have extended during the loss of Bobby. More...

Jury doesn’t decide fatal wreck case; attorneys settle

A wrongful death civil jury trial was in its third day and drawing close to a conclusion when the plaintiff and defense attorneys conferred and settled the case.  The settlement reached last Thursday, Nov. 14 was not disclosed.  More...

Thunderfest roars into Jackson to aid CCARC

The debut of Thunderfest in Jackson was a success. Sol Stewart and Terry Pezent, working in a united, concentrated effort, successfully brought the event here from its previous home in Panama City, Fla.  More...

Newspaper has early deadlines

The South Alabamian will publish a day early next week due to the Thanksgiving holiday.  All news and ads should be submitted by noon on Monday.  The South Alabamian office will be closed Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. More...

Smile of the Week

James Waylon Bozeman More...

News

Fulton man killed in Grove Hill wreck

Second wreck same day on Hwy. 43 injures 2

A Fulton Man was killed Nov. 13 in a two-vehicle wreck at the intersection of Highway 43 and Cobb Street in Grove Hill.  The Grove Hill Police Department continues to investigate the accident.  More...

Coming Events

Jackson’s annual Christmas parade is December 6

“An old-fashion Christmas” is the theme of this year’s Jackson Annual Christmas Parade, Friday, Dec. 6, starting at 5:30 p.m.  All entries must pre-register. More...

Mark Your Calendar

JHS-Spanish Fort tickets for sale Tickets will be on sale at Jackson High School for the JHS-Spanish Fort play-off game all day Thursday, Nov. 21 and Friday, Nov. 22 until sold out. There are only 800 tickets available. Price is $8 per ticket.   More...

Coffman, Fore host garden club meeting Nov. 14

The Four Season’s Garden Club met Nov. More...

Sports

Williams leads Aggies over Briarwood 24-7

The Jackson Aggies avenged last seasons playoff loss to Briarwood Christian by dominating the Lions 24-7 without starting quarterback Matthew Jordan.  Jordan went down early in the first quarter with an injury but backup DeMarcus Williams stepp More...

AHSAA quarterfinal and AISA final pairings

AHSAA QUARTERFINALS  CLASS 6A McGill-Toolen (11-1) at Smiths Station (10-2) Carver-Montgomery (10- 2) at Auburn (11-1)   Vestavia Hills (10-2) at Bob Jones (11-1)  Hoover (12-0) at Florence (9-3)   More...

WCHS heads to third round with win over Hale County

The Washington County High School Bulldogs football team traveled Nov. 15 to Moundville for an impressive 36-0 victory over the Hale County High Wildcats. More...

For the Record

ClarkeCo Jail Bookings

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

Police Incident Reports

The following incident reports were recorded by the Jackson Police Department:   Harassment was reported Nov. 11 at 500 block of East Pearl St.  Theft from a yard was reported Nov. 11 at 8000 block of Highway 43. More...

WashCo Jail Bookings

The following persons were booked into the Washington County Jail:   Calvin Jerome Franks, 19, of Leroy, was booked Nov. 12 for unlawful breaking and entering of a vehicle.  Robert Weaver, 53, of McIntosh, was booked Nov. More...