September 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Wilds complimentary of CES and Arc’s enthusiasm

Visitors to last week’s Customized Employment Solutions open house gained plenty of valuable information on not only the evolution of the program but its benefits.  More...

SMILE OF THE WEEK

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Special Sections

Church

Russell to serve as interim pastor at Gainestown UMC

Gainestown United Methodist Church welcomes Pastor E.C. Russell as interim pastor beginning Sept. 10 at the 11 a.m. service.  More...

Pastor Kevin Lewis welcomed as new pastor at Jackson First Assembly

Jackson First Assembly of God is excited to announce that Pastor Kevin Lewis has accepted the position of Senior Pastor at First Assembly. More...

‘Marvelous Mondays’ begin September 11 at Forest Avenue Baptist

Forest Avenue Baptist Church invites all to participate in the returning “Marvelous Mondays.” There will be three special evenings of worship during the month of September with guest speakers and musicians.  More...

Editorials

Something on your mind — write a letter to the editor!

I’m a newspaper reader. Well, you say, you should be; that’s your job.  No, my job is to put out newspapers. More...

Looking ahead to 2018 races

Labor Day is the traditional kickoff to an election year. Folks, our quadrennial gubernatorial election year is going to be a doozy. We are in for one heck of a political year next year. More...

Credit card debt at all-time high

Viewed in the context of recent history, the milestone is frightening. The Federal Reserve recently reported that Americans have the highest credit card debt in history, eclipsing the record set during the Great Recession in April 2008.  More...

People

1955 Coffeeville Championship Team remembered

Kornegay family donates drawing

It was a homecoming for the Kornegay family Saturday as they returned to Coffeeville to donate a commemorative drawing of the 1955 Coffeeville High School championship team to the community.  The original drawing by  More...

Batley receives scholarship

Jackson High School graduate, Tucker Batley, has been selected to receive a University of the Aftermarket Foundation Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. A freshman at Auburn University, he is pursuing a degree in business.  More...

Saving the day

The Jackson Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire Tuesday afternoon just after 6:30 p.m. on Lady Landing Road. More...

Axis man charged in WC rape

One man has been arrested and others are being sought in a Chatom rape case that occurred Tuesday, Aug. More...

NEWS BRIEFS

Registration opens for alumni basketball game

Registration is now underway for Jackson High School’s annual alumni basketball game.  The registration deadline is Saturday, Sept. 14, and the game will take place Saturday, Sept. 23 at 5 p.m. More...

News

Washington County Commission accepts bids on materials

A short Washington County Commission meeting Monday focused mainly on bids for bridge decks and a Lowboy trailer. More...

Jackson blood drives will help Red Cross replenish supplies

The blood supplies for the American Red Cross in Alabama have diminished and help is needed to ensure units will be available when needed.  Fortunately, Clarke-Mobile Counties Gas District and Gillmore Elementary School are doing their part to h More...

Moments in Time

* On Sept. 1, 1864, Union Army Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman lays siege to Atlanta, a critical Confederate hub, shelling civilians and cutting off supply lines. On Nov. More...

Coming Events

Community Calendar

TMHRC former employees lunch   All former employees of Thomasville Mental Health and Rehabilitation Center (TMHRC/TAAC) are invited to attend a dutch lunch Wednesday, Sept. 13, 11 a.m., at Gastons Grill. More...

Education

JHS students learn about local government

Jackson City Hall welcomed several government and economics students from Jackson High School throughout the day Friday to give them a better idea of how the city is run.  Jackson High School teacher and city council member Audra Raybon said the More...

Sports

Aggies use defense to down Dogs 40-28

For the second week in a row, the Jackson High School football team overcame a two-touchdown deficit, this time in a 40- 28 win at Clarke County High School to open the regular season.  The Aggies trailed 13-0 early in the second quarter, but th More...

JA off to a 3-0 start after 24-12 win against Southern

The Jackson Academy football team was beaten up and bruised after a close 15-7 win against South Choctaw Academy last week but pushed through the pain to outlast Southern Academy 24-12 Friday night.  The Eagles struggled to move the ball and sto More...

Bears open the season with a win

Friday night, Sept. 1, the Class 2A Leroy High School Bears played and defeated the Class 4A Satsuma High School Gators 20-14 to win their first game of the young 2017 football season. More...

For the Record

Jackson Police Reports

A traffic hazard was reported Aug. 28 at North College Avenue and Stanley Drive. A property dispute was reported Aug. 28 in the 100 block of East State Street. A welfare check was reported Aug. 28 in the 2600 block of College Avenue. More...

Clarke County Jail Reports

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Aug. 29-Sept. More...

Washington County Arrests

Roderick Jones, 38, of Millry, was booked Aug. 29 for possession of a controlled substance.  Joseph Lee Ranzy, 19, of Axis, was booked Aug. More...