CWEMC seeks participants for the Washington D.C. Youth Tour

   The race is on and Clarke-Washington Electric Membership Corporation (CWEMC) is looking for the best and the brightest high school juniors to compete in the Washington D.C. Youth Tour Contest. Full Story

Former 1st Sgt. of the 778th Johnny Hudson (right) and unit member Richard McMullin presented 778th Commander Capt. Anthony Ford with the Alabama flag flown by the unit during Operation Desert Storm.022p1_xlg.jpg

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Company called to duty

   The 778th Maintenance Company in Jackson and Monroeville have joined other Alabama National Guard units to be mobilized in recent weeks. Full Story

Fires destroy area homes

   A weekend fire destroyed the Toddtown home of Tommy E. Roper and his family. Full Story

Gilmore Elementary gets $250,000 grant

   Gillmore Elementary School in Jackson is among 27 schools, in 17 school systems, across the state to receive a portion of $102 million through the Alabama Reading First Initiative. Full Story

McIntosh woman found murdered

   Law enforcement authorities are seeking a man in connection with his girlfriend Full Story

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Evans apprehended after high speed chase

   Gary Ray Evans Jr., 24, wanted for questioning in connection with the Dec. 30 death of a McIntosh woman, was apprehended Jan. 2 by Alabama State Troopers, following a high speed chase on I-65 and I-165 in Mobile. Full Story

Mess Section Sgt. Frank Phillips (right) and food specialist Maurice Hamilton load up equipment to keep troops in the field fed. 015p1_xlg.jpg

Woman dies in wreck west of Grove Hill

   An early morning accident claimed the life of a Pleasant Grove woman Tuesday, after her car struck a deer and rolled down an embankment and overturned, west of Grove Hill. Full Story

Grove Hill man dies in hunting accident

   A hunting accident that occurred Saturday and claimed the life of a Grove Hill man, is still under investigation, according to Clarke County Chief Deputy Donnie Arnold. Full Story

Rep. Dolbare says Gov. Riley has tough term ahead

   State Rep. Jeff Dolbare (D-Bigbee) stopped in Jackson briefly, Jan. 13, on his way to an organizational meeting for the Democratic Caucus. Full Story


Ciba receives ADEM award

   Ciba Specialty Chemicals Full Story

Grove Hill man dies in Christmas day crash

   A Grove Hill man died Friday as a result of an early morning accident which occurred near Thomasville, Christmas Day. Full Story

Presenting the award were ADEM representatives Gavin Adams (far left) and Gary Ellis (far right). Accepting the award for Ciba (center, L-R) were Ciba’s Corporate Environmental Safety Officer for U.S. Operations Doug Hefferon and Ciba Site Director Al Heffernan.007p1_xlg.jpg
Rose Smith adds the screens to the windows of the tents after they are sewn. 006p1_xlg.jpg

AC Fabricated Products helping with War On Terrorism

   Soldiers need all types of supplies to survive in the field, and perhaps one of the most important ones is made in Clarke County. Full Story

Players from regional championship teams chosen for all-state football team

   State champions Sweet Water and Leroy combined to put 12 of the 42 area high school football players and coaches on the annual Alabama Sports Writers Association all-state football team, released this past Sunday. Full Story

Applications being taken for 10 Star All-Star basketball camp

   Applications are now being evaluated for the 10 Star All-Star summer basketball camp. The camp is by invitation only. Boys and girls ages 10-19 are eligible to apply. Full Story


JV Lady Eagles win Marengo tournament

   The Jackson Academy Junior Varsity girls basketball team took first place in the Marengo tournament played Dec. 17-18 at Marengo Academy. Full Story

Members of the JA JV Lady Eagles, shown with their trophy, (front, L-R) are Kayla Lowery, Evin Bowling, Amy Thomas; (second row, L-R) are Sydney Thomas, Maggie Bowling, Kellen Overstreet; (back) is Coach Jolean Roberson.065p1_xlg.jpg

New pond owners can get them stocked

   Owners of new or renovated ponds may apply now to stock their ponds with largemouth bass and bream (bluegill and shellcracker). Full Story


Hit the mother load

   Gerry Stokes (left) and Dickey Pruitt (right), both of Jackson, hit the jackpot when they decided to trade in their hunting gear for fishhooks. The two men said the hunting wasn Full Story


Bears fall to Aggies in season opener

   On a hot, sultry night at Legion Field, the Jackson Aggies beat the Leroy Bears in the annual Battle of the Tombigbee by a score of 14-7. Full Story

Bagging a well-antlered buck is the goal of many deer hunters

   Sportsmen have long been interested in the white-tailed deer and more, particularly in the male of the species. Full Story

Leroy quarterback Logan Keith goes back to attempt to make a pass. (SA photo by Bruce Hansen)604p1_xlg.jpg
Bears’ running back Herman Chapman (No. 7) tries to get past the JHS defense. (SA photo by Bruce Hansen)604p2_xlg.jpg
Darius Ervin (right) was a key defensive player in the game. Here he stops an Excel runner from making a key play. (SA photo by Bruce Hansen)603p1_lg.jpg
Leroy’s Darius Ervin (No. 4) fights his way across the goal line for a touchdown during the game against Excel. (SA photo by Bruce Hansen)603p2_xlg.jpg