September 14, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Chatom men to face theft, forgery charges

Two Chatom men were arrested Sunday and charged with burglary following an alleged breaking and entering of a local residence. More...

Motocross racers converge

Motocross races of all ages converged on the Lower Alabama Motocross Track in More...

WashCo Commission looks to fill several jobs

The Washington County Commission met in regular session on Sept. 11. During the course of the meeting, they announced several positions for which they will be advertising soon. More...

Special Sections

Church

Meeting at New Canaan Sunday; revival cancelled

Pastor Van Williams Sr. and the officers and members of New Canaan Missionary Baptist Church in Choctaw Bluff invite everyone to attend meeting on Sunday, Sept. 17 at 11 a.m. More...

Homecoming and revival planned at St. Peter Baptist

The annual homecoming and revival at St. Peter Baptist Church in Grove Hill is planned for Oct. 1-6. More...

Family and Friends Day set for Sept. 25 Mt. Gilead

Mt. Gilead Baptist Church in Carlton will be celebrating Family and Friends Day on Sunday, Sept. 24 at 2 p.m. The Rev. Lonnie Moore, pastor of Union Baptist Church in Wagarville will be the speaker. More...

Editorials

Motocross track nice attraction to Washington County

Dear Editor, Last Saturday morning Tommy Parnell and I decided to ride down to Wagarville and see the new motocross track. It was not More...

Just how ugly will race get before the election

ugly with two months to go in the campaign, how ugly will it get by election day? More...

Congressional Report

Accepting applications for Academy nominations

By Rep. Jo Bonner First Congressional District More...

People

JVFD deals with bees and vehicle fires

Members of the Jackson Volunteer Fire Department responded to several calls during the past week. Top photo: Trucks were dispatched to a call alerting them to the 1807 Walker Springs Road residence of Miriam and Dane Daugherty. More...

Drawing held at JMC

The Get Lost in Jackson drawing for June was conducted at Jackson Medical Center, which is one of the program's sponsors. Winner of the $100 prize was Selestine Foxx, an employee of New Era Cap Company, which is also a sponsor of the program. More...

Rattlesnake killed

Jeff McCutcheon of Antioch killed this 5 1/2 foot timber rattlesnake in his yard on Aug. 30. The snake sported 11 rattles and a button. This is the second one this summer to be found in his yard. (SA photo by Kathy McCutcheon) More...

City to submit list of sites for possible EADS offshoots

During Tuesday's city council meeting, Jackson Mayor Richard Long reported that the city had received a request from the state for a list of industrial sites in Jackson that meet the EADS (European Aeronautic Defence and Space Co.) Project specificat More...

New officers elected for COC board

The Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce conducted its annual meeting Sept. 7, at the H.W. Pearce More...

WCPL conducts golden anniversary celebration

It was a night for remembering past accomplishments, expressing long-deserved gratitude and looking ahead, as the Washington County Public Library (WCPL) at its Founders Reception, Thursday, September 7, commemorated 50 years of service to the people More...

Fruitdale residents arrested for drugs

Two Fruitdale residents were arrested Sunday evening, Sept. 10, and face multiple drug charges following the execution of a search warrant at their residence. More...

News

T'ville mayor says some residents confused about zoning ordinance

While many Thomasville residents appear supportive of some kind of zoning ordinance for the city, there are a few misconceptions about it, Mayor Sheldon Day told council members and the public at Monday's council meeting. More...

Grove Hill man charged with pot possession

Jessie Lee Roper was arrested Sept. 8 after a search warrant was executed at his Morris Street residence in Grove Hill. More...

AG warns of international lottery scam

Attorney General Troy King issued a warning to consumers that his office has received reports of international lottery scams being circulated in the Wiregrass area. More...

Coming Events

Mark Your Calendar

Clarke County People First begin aluminum can drive More...

SWAIA to meet Sept. 9

The Southwest Alabama Improvement Association, known as SWAIA, will conduct a public meeting Tuesday, Sept. 19, 7 p.m. at Jackson Steakhouse. Guest speaker will be attorney Chris Bailey of McCorquodale & More...

Class schedule for Sept. 19 Oct. 26

+Sept. 19, Tuesday, 6 p.m., at HealthActions, nutrition, by Kay Crosby More...

Sports

Aggies murder the boys from M'ville

The Jackson High School Aggies got their first win of the season as they defeated Monroe County 44-0. More...

Saints march all over Eagles in Butler

The Patrician Academy Saints smacked the Jackson Academy Eagles with a 44-13 loss Friday as the Eagles move to 0-3 on the season. More...

Teams look for key wins as region play moves on

After an interesting first week of region play, area teams have an idea what each team in their respective region holds. Some teams pulled off some big upsets and others did what they were expected to do. More...

For the Record

Flossie L. Roe

Flossie L. Roe, 93, died Sept. 8, 2006 at an area hospital. Anative and resident of Clarke County, she was a homemaker. More...

In Memory Daniel Newton

Sept. 14, 1993May 26, 1995 I looked across the water, More...

The recent bereavement which has visited our home has brought to us a greater appreciation of our friends. Such kindnesses and neighborly thoughtfulness can never be forgotten. The Family of William Albin Flowers More...