May 10, 2018 RSS feed / News

Car flips on Hwy. 69

A car left Highway 69 and flipped several times near Jackson Creek last Thursday. The Clarke County Sheriff’s Department worked the one-vehicle accident. Madelyn Elizalde, 17, was the driver. More...

A school again for Coffeeville!

Almost 10 years to the day that Coffeeville High School closed, new life is being breathed into the small school as Gulf Coast Prep Sports Academy and the Town of Coffeeville signed a letter of commitment Tuesday evening to bring the college prep sch More...

Council Ok’s retail alcohol sales request and schedules hearing on rezoning request

After a pretty intense work session, the Jackson City Council meeting Tuesday was routine with a few items of business but more discussion of community events by the mayor and council members.  The council approved Mom and Pop, a convenience/ gr More...

Clarke road repairs due to flooding to cost $93,000

Five roads that need major repairs from the April 14 flood will cost Clarke County an estimated $93,000. The Clarke County Commissioners discussed the repairing of the roads at Tuesday’s meeting at the Clarke County Courthouse. More...

Check your name on voters list inside

The Clarke County Voters List is included in this issue of The South Alabamian.  Check and make sure you are on the list and that your polling location is correct.  If you think your information is incorrect, please contact the Board of Reg More...

Retired educators want to help make Jackson schools safer

Nancye and David Wilhelm establish ‘Protect Our Children’ Fund

In light of the recent threats to students across the United States, David and Nancye Wilhelm felt inspired to make a difference. More...

A little too hot

Jackson firefighter John Brown got a little too hot at a house fire on Midway Street last Thursday. More...

Oath of Office

City Judge Chris Bailey administered the oath of office to Joenika Bryant, Jackson’s new magistrate at the beginning of the council meeting Tuesday. More...

Congressman Byrne says best way for government to help business is to ‘get out of the way’

Congressman Bradley Byrne touted recent economic successes at a Small Business Workshop held in Jackson May 4 as part of National Small Business Week.  Speaking in the conference room of the Hampton Inn, Byrne said the April jobs report shows th More...

‘Faces Never Forgotten’ needs help locating veterans of Vietnam War

The South Alabamian recently received a letter from Janna Hoehn a resident of Maui, Hawaii seeking our assistance. More...