Jackson mom serving country during Iraq war

   Sgt. LaDonna James of Jackson is serving her country while her husband, local wildlife conservation officer Steve James is holding down things at home. Full Story

Probate Judge John H. Armstrong and Wayne Blackwell unveil the new plaques bearing the photos of the 2003 inductees into the Washington County Hall of Fame.091p1_xlg.jpg

778th ships out for Middle East

   The 778th Maintenance Company of the Alabama National Guard, based in Jackson and Monroeville, has been deployed to Jordan in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Full Story

First Alabama war casualty had ties to Clarke County

   The death of Pfc. Howard Johnson II, the first Alabama casualty of the war in Iraq, hit home for some Clarke County residents because of family ties the Johnsons have in the Jackson area. Full Story

$150,000 grant benefits airport

   During Tuesday night Full Story


Jackson theater to reopen soon

   Those wanting to go to the movies won Full Story

Korean War vet gets

Purple Heart after 52 years

   After 52 years of waiting, the United States Government finally sent Bill Howell his Purple Heart medal, which he earned after being wounded in the Korean War. Full Story

Truck driver injured in Highway 43 wreck

   An accident on Highway 43 North in Jackson, Friday, involving a pickup truck and a tractor-trailer rig sent a Grove Hill man to the hospital. Full Story

Jackson Academy student charged in assault with bat

   A Jackson Academy student has been charged with misdemeanor assault after she hit another student with a softball bat, according to Jackson Police. Full Story

Ben Etheredge, general manager, displays the original projector in the old Lock Theatre.085p1_xlg.jpg

Jackson business owner arrested in pre-dawn raid

   The owner of a Jackson business and several of his family members were arrested at their North Mobile County residence last week after a pre-dawn raid by members of the Mobile County Sheriff Full Story

Ray Tolbert, owner of Robert’s Tree Service, begins cutting limbs from the large oak in Mark and Dawn Leon’s front yard on Chesley Avenue in Jackson. 082p1_lg.jpg

Big tree has to go after it becomes a safety hazard

   What may be one of Jackson Full Story


Gray to cut hair to help with fight against cancer

   Dennis Gray, owner of Pine City Motors in Jackson will do something he never thought he would do Full Story

ABC agents arrest McIntosh man for transporting 18 cases of beer

   A McIntosh man was arrested last Thursday morning after law enforcement officers found 18 cases of beer in his vehicle. Full Story

Jackson man pinned between train’s cars

   A Jackson man got a very painful ride on a train after being pinned between the couplings of two train cars, when he tried to climb across them. Full Story

$3 million claim filed against school board

   The family of a Jackson special education student, who was paddled by her teacher last fall, has filed a claim against the Clarke County School Board. Full Story

Leadership Clarke County class visits state government

   Eighteen members of the 2003 class of Leadership Clarke County spent Thursday visiting the Alabama State Capitol and the Alabama State House in Montgomery. Full Story

United Way presents 2002 awards

   The United Way of Southwest Alabama hosted the annual Clarke County meeting March 21 at the First United Methodist Church in Jackson. Full Story

CCARC celebrates 30th anniversary with ‘Jubilee’

   The Clarke County Association for Retarded Citizens (CCARC) hosted their annual Open House/Spring Jubilee April 5 at their Day Training Center located at 501 Forest Avenue in Jackson. Full Story

Dennis Gray will soon part with his long hair to help raise money for the fight against cancer.078p1_lg.jpg
L-R: Robert Grimes, Doris Brown, Jim Long, Deloris Goldman, Ernest Goldman, Greg Spies and Edith Wilcox.073p1_xlg.jpg

Fort St. Stephens

placed on National
Historical Sites Registry

   Troy State University Geomatics students spent part of their spring break on the banks of the Tombigbee River at the site of old Fort St. Stephens. Full Story

Burglars make off with $19,000 in stolen goods

   Burglars made off with an estimated $19,000 worth of items from a Jackson residence Saturday. Full Story

Teen charged as adult in incident involving knife

   A Jackson teenager was arrested and another was taken to Jackson Medical Center for treatment after an incident involving a knife in north Jackson. Full Story

Mac’s Drugs reaches milestone with 50th anniversary celebration

   Mac Full Story

Bonner says President Bush does not want war

   "President Bush is not a man with an itchy finger waiting to go to war." Full Story

Local father and son enjoy spreading a joyful sound

   Paul MaHarrey and his son Daniel are living out their dreams and receiving recognition for doing what they love, singing bluegrass gospel music. Full Story

Cattlemen praised for strong membership

   The executive vice president of the Alabama Cattlemen Full Story

Cave-in buries two men Monday

   Rescue workers had to be called to a construction site Monday afternoon to rescue two men completely buried under a wall of dirt. Full Story