2014-09-18 E-Edition


Allman’s visit to Jackson was unforgettable

Before the Allman Brothers Band gained worldwide fame, they were singing the blues in Jackson. Unfortunately, it was not for a scheduled concert stop. In March of 1971, the band turned what they had planned to be a brief visit to the Pine City into an overnight stay. According to the March 25, 1971 edition of The South Alabamian, 10 […]

Improvements approved for WCHS auditorium

The Chatom City Council agreed to do its part to assist with repairs to the Washington County High School auditorium. Members approved a donation to the Chatom Endowment Fund, which will be used for the project. Chatom Mayor Harold Crouch said the council had already approved the money for use in the fund. The vote, he said, just finalizes where […]

Shooting leads to attempted murder charge in McIntosh

A shooting in McIntosh on Friday, Sept. 12 resulted in an attempted murder charge. According to a report from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Charlotte W. Snider, 41, of McIntosh, was booked on Sept. 12 for attempted murder in the shooting of her husband. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office received the call at 9:15 p.m. of a male and female […]

Jackson Police Department recovers stolen four-wheeler

The Jackson Police Department is investigating the circumstances that led to an alleged four-wheeler theft. On Tuesday, Sept. 9, Officer Frances Fleming arrived on a call on Industrial Road and pursued a four-wheeler. The driver then abandoned the ATV and fled to the woods. Fleming recovered the four-wheeler, and after further investigation, discovered it had been reported stolen. The Livingston […]


Crosby named president of Alabama Policy Institute

Caleb Crosby has been selected as the new president of the Alabama Policy Institute (API). Gary Palmer, the Republican Congressional Candidate for District 6, has stepped down in order to better prepare for the election on Nov. 4. Palmer served as president and co-founder of the organization from its inception in September of 1989, until he transitioned into the role […]


A story in the Sept. 11 edition of The South Alabamian titled “Loan approved to help with Clolinger Road project” stated that the city had been approved for an 80 percent loan to help with the project. The city was approved for an 80 percent grant to utilize Federal Highway dollars.


Jimmy Dwain Roberts

Jimmy Dwain Roberts of Grove Hill passed away Sept. 15, 2014 at Mobile Infirmary. Mr. Roberts was born Sept. 22, 1946 to Agnes Louise and Northrop D. Roberts; he was 67 years of age. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Martha Marie Roberts; and sister, Betty Graves. Survivors include his children, Allysia Black, Regina Dungan, Dwain Roberts […]

Nettye Landrum Jackson

Ms. Nettye Landrum Jackson, age 68, a native of the Salitpa community and a resident of Huntsville, was born July 29, 1946 to the parentage of the late Rev. W. L. and Mrs. Zeola Holley Landrum. She departed this life Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 at the Landrum family home in Salitpa. She was a 1964 graduate of Clarke County Training […]