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Old St. Stephens Days set for Oct. 7

As Old St. More...

NEWS BRIEFS

CPA registration deadline is this Friday, Sept. 29

The deadline to register for the upcoming session of the Citizens Police Academy is Friday, Sept. 29. More...

Special Sections

Church

‘Fire in the Field’ Oct. 15-19 in Choctaw County

A group of church leaders in Choctaw County is organizing an event they hope will draw hundreds to an empty field on Highway 10, just west of downtown Butler. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Show Your Colors is October 4 at JHS   The annual Show Your Colors event is planned for Wednesday, Oct. 4 at the Jackson High School auditorium. Pre-service activities begin at 6 p.m. with giveaways, music and pizza. The service starts at 7. More...

Coming Events

Community Calendar

Lilly Grove MBC to celebrates pastor’s anniversary More...

Editorials

Letter to the Editor

Florida evacuee appreciative of city’s hospitality

Dear Editor,  A few weeks ago we sat watching a hurricane heading to Florida on the Weather Channel. By Thursday we decided to go north to North Carolina and wait it out at our daughter’s home.  More...

Allen was a great U.S. senator

As one of America’s most conservative states, we have a history of electing very conservative senators. Jeff Sessions proved to be one of the most archconservative members of the U.S. Senate during his 20-year tenure.  More...

Guard against identity theft

The revelation that Equifax was hacked in July — with the identifications of 143 million Americans stolen — has sent a chill through the nation. More...

People

Ole Timers Reunion will honor Class of ’67

All are invited to the “Ole Timers Reunion” scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 21, at what is known as the Coffeeville High School. More...

Correction

In the Sept. 21st issue of The South Alabamian, the engagement article of Robin Arnold and BJ Roney mistakenly indicated that Miss Arnold completed her studies to be a Registered Medical Assistant in 2017. Her studies were completed in 2014. More...

MOWA Choctaw Powwow this weekend

The 38th annual MOWA Choctaw Powwow will take place Friday, Sept. 29, and Saturday, Sept. 30, at 1080 Red Fox Road in Mt. Vernon.  Gates open at 4 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday. More...

For the Record

Jackson Police Reports

Tha’ONE Secure Johnson, 23, was arrested Sept. 13 on charges of domestic violence third deg ee. Matthew Daniels , 19, was arrested Sept. 18 on charges of driving under the influence. More...

Washington County Arrests

Allen Michael Johnson, 36, of McIntosh, was booked Sept. 18 for assault second degree and failure to appear.  Michael B. Weaver, 24, of Jackson, was booked Sept. More...

Clarke County deeds

Property deeds listed Dated Sept. 15-20   Jerry C. Anderson, to Austin Jerry Anderson.  Jerry C. Anderson, to Austin Jerry Anderson.  Allen Andrew Richardson, to Daniel G. Overton. More...

Commission cuts county budget by $1 million

The Clarke County Commission adopted a budget of just over $11 million Tuesday.  The budget for fiscal 2017-18 is $11,069,272.  More...

Jackson City Council approves 2018 budget, addresses parking

The Jackson City Council officially approved its budget for the 2018 fiscal year during Monday night’s meeting. The council met Monday because of Tuesday’s special election. More...

Overton reports repairs are coming to Red Creek Road

Contrary to rumors, help is on the way for residents of Red Creek in Washington County.  During Monday’s Washington County Commission work session, Commission Chairman Allen Bailey said false information is making the rounds regarding repa More...

Fire Court

The Jackson Fire Department recently named its 2017 Fire Court.   More...

SMILE OF THE WEEK

Brought to you with a smile by: KEVIN L. PICKETT, DMD, MS Specialist in Orthodontics 2620 College Avenue Jackson, AL 36545 Phone (877) 660-1103 www.pickettortho.com More...

News

Castille says faith guided him through tough times

Former University of Alabama and National Football League standout Jeremiah Castille visited Forest Avenue Baptist Church recently to offer a message of faith and perseverance.  More...

WCC explores the possibility of a weather alert system

Washington County Emergency Management Agency Director Mike Barnett discussed the possibility of an alert system during Monday’s commission meeting. More...

Strange But True

* It was anti-apartheid activist, Nobel Peace Prize winner and South African president Nelson Mandela who made the following sage observation: “If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. More...

Education

JA students discuss HOBY experience

The Jackson Kiwanis Club recently welcomed Jackson Academy juniors Maggie Overstreet and Tabitha Todd to discuss their experiences at the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Conference.  The students, who were sponsored by the Kiwanis Club, atte More...

Powell visits Gillmore Elementary

Dr. Billy Powell, retired executive vice president of the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association, visited Cammie Breedlove’s second-grade class at Gillmore Elementary School recently. More...

JHS Class of 2018 already making their mark

The senior class at Jackson High School was given permission to paint their reserved parking places in the front of the school. More...

Sports

Jackson earns homecoming and area win

The large crowd that assembled for Jackson High School’s homecoming game against Williamson High School Friday night did not leave disappointed.  The Aggies’ defense played four solid quarters of football, which Head Coach Danny Pow More...

SEPTEMBER 30 AUBURN & ALABAMA FOOTBALL

Alabama vs. Ole Miss Tuscaloosa • 8 p.m. Watch on ESPN  Mississippi State at Auburn Auburn • 5 p.m. Watch on ESPN   More...

Eagles bounce back to earn a homecoming win

After a tough loss last week, Jackson Academy bounced back to earn a 40-22 homecoming win against Lighthouse Christian.  The Eagles opened the game with a promising drive down to the Lighthouse 20-yard line, but were unable to convert on fourth More...