New Beginning Christian Fellowship hosting VBS New Beginning Christian Fellowship will host Vacation Bible School for ages 4-12, continues through July 16, from 6-8:45 p.m. The theme is “Joseph: From Prison to Palace.” Call 251-769-3757 or 251-769-3059 to register. The church is located at 3740 College Avenue in Jackson across from State Farm. Pastor Brian Dukes welcomes all to take […]

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Music Workshop continues through Saturday The Music Department of the Mt. Olive No. 2 Missionary Baptist Church Music Workshop continues through tonight (Thursday). Youth session is from 4:45-6:45; the adult session, 7-9. Directors are Bro. Steffon McCovery of Mobile and the Rev. Cory Pruitt of Grove Hill. Bro. McCovery serves as minister of music at Mt. Sinia Missionary Baptist Church […]


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White Smith Library presents Summer Reading awards

White Smith Memorial Library conducted its Summer Reading awards presentation July 1, at the H.W. Pearce Memorial Park Assembly House. The Summer Reading Program is conducted annually during the month of June and is open to children in grades 5K-4. This year 81 children participated and approximately 1,700 books were read. A highlight of this year’s awards program was when […]

McIntosh Public Library makes summer reading fun

The McIntosh Public Library conducted its summer library program, “Make a SPLASH…Read!” during the week of June 7-11, with more than 100 children participating. The participants were treated to different programs daily. On Monday, June 7, the children registered and were given balloons, book bags filled with coloring sheets, pencils, bookmarks and other supplies. The McWane Center from Birmingham performed […]

Clarke County Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of July 6-13 include: Virginia Bumpers Duncan, 25, drug court, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. Christopher Alonzo James, 22, receiving stolen property third degree, sale of stolen property, $1,500 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. John Thomas Creighton, 43, two counts court cost, non child support, $634 bond, […]

Clarke County Records

Property deeds listed Dated July 2-July 7 Carla Bradford Duffee, to John Edward Walters. Mary E. Jackson Brown, to Marc Prescott. Marvin Dewayne Peek, to Louie G. Bell Joint Living Trust. Janice Majors, to Louie G. Bell Joint Living Trust. Mark Steven Daugherty, to Louie G. Bell Joint Living Trust. Augusta Clarke, to Louie G. Bell Joint Living Trust. Etta […]

Finney, Averett win in tight races

Bentley gets GOP nod for governor

Mitchell “Mitch” Finney won the Clarke County Coroner’s runoff by 16 votes Tuesday and the District 1 Clarke County Commissioner’s race was even closer as incumbent Elma Averett prevailed by just three votes. It was a light turnout with only about 21 percent of the county’s registered voters voting. That was about half of the voters who voted in the […]

Jackson City Council asked to correct problem at Parker Lake

The Jackson City Council is considering correcting a problem at Parker Lake, which has caused the food for fish to be depleted, almost turning it into a dead body of water. Jackson resident Sol Stewart, who said his family has fished the lake for many years, brought the problem to the city’s attention. “When I was a child, my dad […]