September 7, 2017 RSS feed / 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...

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...

JIS announces electronics recycling program

Jackson Intermediate School is now recycling used electronics. Our goal is to raise funds for our school while helping preserve our environment by keeping these harmful items out of landfills. More...

Sykes stresses importance of Game Check program

A special visit to Jackson from Director of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Chuck Sykes left the audience with a better understanding of how the state’s Game Check program will evolve for the upcoming hunting season and offered insight into p 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...

Preparation, not panic, is the best approach to possible hurricane

The flood waters from Hurricane Harvey in Texas had not fully receded before a second hurricane reared its head in the south Atlantic.  Early Wednesday, Hurricane Irma was a Category 5 storm with maximum sustained winds of 185 mph as it made lan More...

Sheriff’s department joins effort to help Hurricane Harvey victims

The Clarke County Sheriff’s Department has joined in the city of Jackson’s efforts to provide relief to victims of Hurricane Harvey.  Last week, Sheriff Ray Norris authorized the use of trailers from his department to help transport More...