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WASHCO TEACHERS OF THE YEAR- Kim Miller (left) and Pamela Clark (right) were named the 2008-09 elementary and secondary Teachers of the Year respectively for Washington County Schools on Jan. 23 at the central office, Board of Education Building. Miller is a Special Education teacher at Chatom Elementary School and Clark teaches mathematics at Millry High School.003p1_xlg.jpg
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NEW SUPERINTENDENT WELCOMED-

   NEW SUPERINTENDENT WELCOMED- Woodie Pugh (left) was welcomed as the new Clarke County Superintendent of Schools during a reception conducted in his honor Thursday, Jan. 22, at Jackson Intermediate School. Full Story

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NEW SUPERINTENDENT WELCOMED- Woodie Pugh (left) was welcomed as the new Clarke County Superintendent of Schools during a reception conducted in his honor Thursday, Jan. 22, at Jackson Intermediate School. Above, Pugh is greeted and congratulated by Jackson Mayor Richard Long. (SA photo by Evan Carden) 002p1_xlg.jpg

Governor sets dates for District 22 special election

    Gov. Bob Riley, last week, set the dates for the special election to replace the late Sen. Pat Lindsey, who represented District 22 for nearly three decades. Lindsey died Jan. 11 while on a hunting trip with friends. Full Story

Special election to replace Lindsey

    Just a day or two after State Sen. Pat Lindsey was buried, one person has already announced their candidacy for the election that must be held to fill the vacant legislative seat. Lindsey, D-Butler, died Jan. Full Story

Some are confused about digital TV switchover

    There are some misconceptions about the national switchover from analog television broadcasting to digital, scheduled to take place Feb. 17. Full Story

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   TRAVEL TO INAUGURATION- More than 50 Clarke County residents boarded a bus bound for Washington D.C., Jan. 18, to attend the inauguration of the nation's first African-American President, Barack Obama. Full Story

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TRAVEL TO INAUGURATION- More than 50 Clarke County residents boarded a bus bound for Washington D.C., Jan. 18, to attend the inauguration of the nation's first African-American President, Barack Obama. Many members of the group appeared excited as they prepared to depart from the old Food Fair parking lot in Jackson.004p1_xlg.jpg
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Brewton's Joyner to seek District 22 Senate seat

    Danny B. Joyner of Brewton has announced he will seek the Republican nomination for the Alabama Senate seat in District 22. Gov. Bob Riley has not yet set the special election date to fill the vacancy created by the death of Sen. Pat Lindsey. Full Story