Jackson’s Relay For Life celebrates 10th anniversary

   For more than 20 years, people have joined the fight, the fight against cancer. Many have done so by participating in Relay For Life, the American Cancer Society Full Story

Man arrested for shooting, escapes police custody

   A man escaped from Jackson Police Thursday night after he was taken into custody on warrants from Washington County for a shooting incident in Leroy. Full Story

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Joe McCorquodale (center) in a meeting with Gov. Fob James (left) and President Ronald Reagan. 002p2_lg.jpg

‘Mr. Speaker’

McCorquodale has contributed much to Alabama

   The roots of Joe McCorquodale Full Story

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Wet & Dry

   Of Alabama Full Story

The luminaria ceremony will be conducted at New Era Cap Co. as part of this year’s Relay For Life. event, which begins at 6 p.m. April 29. This portion of the program will take place at 8:30 p.m. 007p1_lg.jpg

Relay For Life luminaria ceremony to be in Jackson Friday, April 29

   The luminaria ceremony will be conducted at New Era Cap Co. as part of this year Full Story

Clarke municipalities to conduct cleanups

   Special Full Story

Guntersville was state’s first wet city in dry county in ’84

   While Jackson voters will go to the polls May 10 to vote in a city wet-dry referendum, Guntersville in north Alabama observed its 20th anniversary in 2004 as Alabama Full Story

Jackson wet and dry committees file financial papers

   Both the dry and wet committees in the Jackson issue on legalized alcohol sales have filed papers with Clarke County Probate Judge Becky Presnall as required by law. Full Story

CCARC’s Spring Jubilee kicked off this past Saturday morning with the 5K Run/Fun Walk. A large number of participants took advantage of the beautiful spring weather and turned out for the event. The day was filled with plenty of good food to eat, music provided by local performers, as well as games for the young and old. See more photos on page 10-B (SA photo by Evan Carden) 003p1_xlg.jpg

Weather beautiful for ‘Spring Jubilee’

   CCARC Full Story


WashCo tobacco money to help St. Stephens park

   The St. Stephens Historical Park received a boost Monday, when the St. Stephens Historical Commission (SSHC) was presented $10,000 obtained from the portion of the state tobacco tax that Washington County receives for parks and recreation. Full Story

JPD in search of sexual predator

Man allegedly fondled child in Jackson Wal-Mart

   Jackson Police are in search of a man who is accused of fondling a 9-year-old girl inside the Wal-Mart store Monday evening. Full Story

WashCo man charged as ‘I-65 Flasher’

   A Calvert man believed to be the Full Story


Jackson council to designate money from alcohol sales

   During its regular meeting Tuesday, the Jackson City Council agreed that they will pass an ordinance for the distribution of tax revenues from the sale of alcoholic beverages, should voters choose to legalize such sales during the special election sc Full Story

‘Citizens Against A Wet City’ conduct first meeting

Group adopts

   Between 70 and 75 citizens, many who live outside the Jackson city limits, gathered at Jackson City Hall Monday night to strategize about how to campaign against the legalized sale of alcohol in the town. Full Story

Attending the check presentation to the St. Stephens Historical Commission (front L-R) were Doris Brown, Wayne Blackwell, Nick Williams, Edith Wilcox, Samantha Williams; (back L-R) are Mike Breedlove, Jim Long, Earnest Goldman, Robert Grimes and Leon Cox. 003p1_xlg.jpg

Lightning blamed for outage

   Lightning was blamed for a power outage that idled the Boise paper mill in Jackson as well as a large portiion of Jackson and Grove Hill Monday morning. Full Story

Bill seeks to outlaw hog-dog fights

   A Clarke County legislator is sponsoring a bill that would outlaw Full Story


   U.S. Congressman Jo Bonner made stops in Washington and Clarke counties March 23, as part of his town meetings tour through the district he represents. Full Story

A group opposing the legalization of alcohol sales in Jackson met at Jackson City Hall Monday night. 001p1_xlg.jpg

Logger injured by falling tree

   A Clarke County logger had to be flown to a Mobile hospital by LifeFlite Helicopter Monday afternoon after he was injured by a falling tree. Full Story

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CCARC clients enjoy living as roommates

   CCARC (Clarke County Association for Retarded Citizens) clients Cindy Baugh and Val Montgomery are more than just friends, they are also roommates. Full Story

Jackson man dies in West Bend wreck

   A Jackson man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in West Bend over the weekend. Full Story