2015-06-25 E-Edition

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Resource officer J.T. Moore hired for Jackson’s schools

A new resource police officer has been hired for Jackson schools in the Clarke County Schools District. Officer J.T. Moore has been selected not only as the resource officer, to be stationed at Jackson High School, but also the DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) officer for all Jackson schools, said county school superintendent Larry Bagley. He has been a member […]

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City increases commitment to $1.4 million for iSpice project

During its Tuesday meeting, the city of Jackson approved an additional $400,000 for the iSpice project at the old New Era building, but Economic Developer Jesse Quillen said funding from other agencies would assist with renovations. The increase puts the city’s commitment at $1.4 million instead of its original $1 million. The vote came on the heels of approval from […]

Early registration deadline approaches for Alpha Center 5k

The registration deadline for the Saturday, Aug. 2, Gals for His Glory 5k race is quickly approaching. A $25 pre-registration fee for the race is due by Thursday, July 2. Late registration will be available for a $35 fee. Registration forms are available at the Jackson Area Chamber of Comm erce office. The race, which will begin at 7 p.m. […]


Allen Darryl Daugherty Sr.

 Allen Darryl Daugherty Sr., 68, of Chunchula, died June 16, 2015 at Mobile Infirmary Medical Center. He was born Dec. 7, 1946. A devoted father and grandfather, he was a true Christian and member of Sanctuary Assembly of God. Mr. Daugherty was a member of McIntosh Hunting Club and the National Rifle Association. He was a member of the Alabama National […]

Mark Your Calendar

Lunch & learn about beekeeping at the library Friday The Alabama Cooperative Extension System will provide an introduction to home beekeeping on Friday, June 26 at 10 a.m. This workshop will present basic information and practices, along with the opportunity to connect with other want-to-be beekeepers and experienced apiarists. Enjoy a light lunch as you learn about home beekeeping. Classes […]

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