2014-10-30 E-Edition

2014-10-30 E-Edition


Large crowds expected for this weekend’s fall festival

This year’s Jackson Fall Festival could be one of the largest in recent years. Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce Director Carolyn Carpenter said they already have 78 market vendors and 45 food vendors on board. She also said the addition of Troy Landry from The History Channel’s Swamp People is drawing attention statewide. “People are still calling,” she said. “I […]

DuBose attends final meeting as a Clarke County Commissioner

Tuesday’s meeting of the Clarke County Commission was the final meeting for Commissioner Patricia Du- Bose, who is retiring from representing District 3. She was elected in 2002. A retired teacher, she taught in the county schools for 33 years before being elected to county office. DuBose is best known for her support of antilitter campaigns and promoting the construction […]

Crowning achievement

Alzheimer’s walk triples 2013 totals

The beautiful weather for Saturday’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s was overshadowed only by the event’s final tally. When all the numbers were in, the fund-raising campaign raised $24,415, shattering last year’s total of about $7,500 and this year’s $10,000 goal. Peter Cowley, associate director for the Alzheimer’s Association for the Alabama- Florida Panhandle Chapter, offered his gratitude to Jackie Howell […]


Glendean Beasley

Glendean Beasley, 65, died Oct. 17, 2014 at Pine View Health Care Center, Waynesboro, Miss. She was a native of Alabama but resided in Mississippi. Mrs. Glendean is survived by one daughter, Lula Mae Beasley. A memorial service was held Oct. 28, at Sand Ridge Church of God in Millry.

Michael Ray McCormack

Michael Ray McCormack, 55, died Oct. 19, 2014 in Millry. A native of California and resident of Washington County, Mr. McCormack was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp and a truck driver. He lived in Fort Myers, Fla., for many years. Michael loved hunting, fishing and all wildlife, but he also enjoyed just sitting on the porch. He […]

Aileen Smith Pezent

Aileen Mae Smith Pezent died Oct. 27, 2014 at Jackson Health Care Facility. She was a native of Alabama and lived most of her life in Clarke County. A lifelong member of the Rockville Baptist Church, she loved her Lord and her church family. Ms. Aileen worked many years as a sales clerk in various clothing stores, such as Kenwins, […]