August 18, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

JPD warns of new computer scam in circulation

The Jackson Police Department is asking the public to be aware of a computer scam that almost cost a local woman thousands of dollars.  Detective Brian Clark said the scam came in the form of a message warning the woman of computer issues.  More...

Special Sections

Church

CHURCH CALENDAR

First Baptist registers for preschool program   Registration for First Baptist Church of Jackson's Weekday Preschool Program is going on throughout the summer.  Mom's Day Out, for children 6 months through 5 years meets Tuesdays and Thursda More...

Coming Events

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Camp meeting Aug. 19-26 A summer camp meeting is being conducted in McIntosh under the big blue and white Gospel tent in the field behind New Testament Tablernacle Church, 6824 Topton Road. Bro. Wilbert Reed will be speaking Aug. More...

Education

Test scores and new additions bring excitement to JMS

Students are only one week into the school year, but Jackson Middle School has already made a splash. Principal Adam Andrews said they recently received their state test scores for science, reading and math and were excited about the results. More...

Annual Back-To-School Bash a big success

Jackson First Baptist Church recently partnered with several other churches and agencies in the area to host their annual Back to School Bash. More...

BASF creates chemistry across generations with legacy female intern

BASF’s site in McIntosh, welcomed 11 students from various fields of study and colleges across the southeast as interns this past summer, including the first intern hosted at BASF’s colocation site in Theodore.  More...

Sports

Going the extra mile

Members of the Jackson High School administration, coaching staff and booster club put in a full day of work Saturday making sure Legion Field was ready when the Leroy High School Bears come to town More...

Aggies and Bears renew rivalry

Friday’s scrimmage between Jackson High School and Leroy High School will most likely have the feel of a playoff game when the two teams take the field.  More...

Jackson Academy is ready for its first test

While many teams in the area are tuning up their game plans with scrimmages, the Jackson Academy Eagles will be taking their first step toward an Alabama Independent School Association playoff run Friday night.  The Eagles will open the season a More...

BUZZ OFF!

Bat boxes can be a useful tool to help lighten mosquito populations

They invade picnics, spoil barbecues and can ruin most any outdoor activity in southwest Alabama if they are not regulated. More...

Jackson city ballot features four races

Election Day for the city of Jackson is fast approaching. The mayor’s race and three city council positions will appear on the ballot Tuesday, Aug. 23, and voters will have the opportunity to choose from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. More...

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News

McIntosh and Millry voters head to the polls Tuesday

Tuesday, Aug. 23, voters in two Washington County towns will head to the polls to cast their votes in the mayor’s and council races.  In Millry, the mayor’s race will come down to Daniel Beech and Clinton Havard.  More...

Maritime employment opportunities are open

The state employment agency in Jackson recently announced the Department of Labor Secretary’s Fitzgerald will launch an initiative to place qualified employees in vacant maritime positions in the Mobile area.  More...

White Smith Library announces computer classes

The White Smith Memorial Library will hold registration for basic computer classes Friday, Aug. 26, from 9 a.m. More...

Editorials

All city and town rats need to vote Tuesday

You’ve heard the old story of the city rat and the country rat, I’m sure.  Well, if you are a city rat, you need to remember to go vote Tuesday.  Municipal elections are slated in many small towns and larger cities in Alabama, i More...

VP candidates both good men

Political experts and historians have consistently chronicled the fact that vice presidential choices have no significant effect on the presidential race outcome.  More...

Bloated national debt still growing

The bad news continues to accumulate. This time it refers to a familiar topic — the bloated national debt —- as analyzed and reported by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO).  More...

For the Record

Jackson Police Reports

An abandoned vehicle was reported Aug. 8 in the 4500 block of College Avenue.  A requested escort was reported Aug. 8 in the 4200 block of North College Avenue.  A suspicious person was reported Aug. More...

Clarke County Jail Reports

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

Clarke County Deeds

Property deeds listed  Dated July 14-Aug. 10  Willie King, to Bank of New York Mellon.  Willodean Jenks, to Willodean Jenks.  Billy Howard Jones, to Roland D. More...