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Jackson Little League 9-10-year-old All-Stars are District 3 champs

   The Jackson 9-10-Year-Old All-Stars team will head to Huntsville this Friday to play in the state tournament, after winning the District 3 tournament championship. Full Story

Longtime WashCo deputy dies

   Longtime Washington County Deputy Sheriff John H. Moss died from hart failure, June 26, at the Washington County Infirmary in Chatom. Full Story

Local option bill for alcohol sales dies

   A statewide bill that would have let Jackson residents decide whether or not to allow the sale of alcoholic beverages in their city died last Thursday when Gov. Bob Riley refused to sign it. Full Story

City asks citizens to display signs of support for troops

   During Tuesday Full Story

Expedition returns

to Old St. Stephens

   This month campers are descending upon St. Stephens Historical Park from as far away as Washington state and England. Full Story

Conservation officer drowns attempting to assist boaters

   Conservation Officer James Lanceford "Lance" Horner, 32, drowned when his boat capsized and he was sucked into one of the dam Full Story

Man dies after fall from pickup

   Michael Zack Kellen Jr., 21 was pronounced dead at the scene of an accident in which he fell from the back of a pickup truck near Dawson Avenue on Walker Springs Road, Saturday night. Full Story

Ciba confirms vapor release

   Emergency response units responded to a vapor release incident at the McIntosh Ciba plant Monday night around midnight and worked well into the next day to cool a vessel which held overheated materials. Full Story

778th to return

to U.S. July 4th

   The 778th Maintenance Company of the Alabama National Guard, based in Jackson and Monroeville, is scheduled to be back on American soil July 4. Full Story

Chatom man dies in crash with 18-wheeler

   A Chatom man died early Saturday morning after the vehicle in which he was a passenger crashed into an 18-wheeler. Full Story


Carpenter accepts Jackson Academy coaching position

   Jackson Academy recently announced that Bobby Carpenter has accepted the position of head baseball coach, athletic director and teacher. Full Story

Community Foundation unveils plan to chamber

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New task force to tackle WashCo domestic violence

   Members of law enforcement, the judicial system, area clergy and other community leaders came together at Deerfield Golf Club in Chatom last Friday with the sole purpose of creating a domestic violence task force for Washington County. Full Story

State lake at Millry drained for renovation, restocking

   A popular Washington County fishing spot will be closed for about a year and a half while it undergoes renovations and restocking. Full Story

Jackson Police Chief Charles Burge was honored during the closing ceremonies of the Little League season Tuesday night. Jackson Mayor Richard Long presented Burge with a plaque recognizing him for his 27 years of coaching and announced that the Little League Field at North Jackson Park would be named Charles L. Burge Field.106p1_xlg.jpg

Jackson Little League

All-Stars named

   The Jackson Little League All-Stars were announced last week, following the final game of the regular season and a special presentation to Little League Coach Charles Burge. Full Story


Washington County inducts 10 into Hall of Fame

   Friday was a special day for Washington County, when the Washington County Museum Board Full Story

Area players named to ASWA all-state team

   The Alabama Sports Writers Association released its annual all-state baseball teams this past Sunday and several area players made the teams. Full Story

Sav-A-Life has open house to celebrate 10 years and new location

   The volunteers at Alpha Sav-A-Life, Inc. recently marked their 10th anniversary in assisting women in the Jackson area with family planning. Full Story

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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