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Robinson says the future is bright for Auburn Tigers

As a Miami, Fla. native, Travaris Robinson said he was not familiar with the loveliest village on the plains. More...

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Church

CHURCH CALENDAR

Faithful Temple / Lifeline Outreach hosting feeding program The Faithful Temple Christian Church, along with Lifeline Outreach Ministries, will be hosting a summer feeding program. More...

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Help needed with Andrews Chapel restoration Restoration continues on historic Andrews Chapel in McIntosh, however, additional funding is critically needed at this time as workcontinues as funding is received. More...

Editorials

State Legislature fails to do its job

Governmental dysfunction is not surprising when an executive branch and legislative branch are controlled by different parties with contrasting ideologies. More...

Your Elected Officials

President Barack Obama, The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, D.C., 20510, Ph. 202-456-1414.  U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby, 304 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., 20510, Ph. 202-224-5744. More...

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People

Andrews-Lewis to wed June 27

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Rodgers attends Boys State

Frederick Rodgers, son of Deborah and Reaky George of Jackson and the late Freddie Rodgers, was a delegate at the 78th American Legion Alabama Boys State. He was a credit to his community and to Jackson High School. More...

Taylor – York to wed June 13

Heather Gray Taylor and Christopher Lee York will be married of Saturday, June 13, 2015 at six o’clock in the evening, at Stave Creek Baptist Church in Jackson.  Mr. and Mrs. More...

MURDER SUSPECT ARRESTED

Thompson in custody following Coffeeville shooting

A Coffeeville man has been arrested and charged with capital murder in the shooting death of a man who lived not far from him.  Ruben Wayne Williams, 54, was found dead on the right of way of Highway 69 a few miles north of Coffeeville between 1 More...

Quillen says iSpice could lead to more development

In a short period of time, crews have made tremendous progress in preparing the New Era building for iSpice Foods, Inc. to move in and begin production, Jackson Industrial Developer Jesse Quillen said Tuesday.  More...

Kappa League, JHS hoops teams will host step show

The time has again come for the Mobile Kappa League and Jackson High School basketball team’s Summer Step Show.  The show, which will take place Saturday, June 20 at 6 p.m., will feature step teams from throughout the region.  Tickets More...

News

Commission considers $200k committment to iSpice

The Clarke County Commission is considering a $200,000 commitment to the new iSpice plant that is setting up shop in the former New Era Cap building in Jackson.  Jesse Quillen, Jackson's economic developer, asked for the commitment during Monday More...

Improvements are on the way for William E. Stewart Airport

Incoming planes could find landings on the runway at William E. More...

Commissioners concerned over EMA pay rate

Some county commissioners have expressed concerns about a deputy director for the county’s Emergency Management Agency department being hired at a rate of pay over the stated entry-level amount.  John Ramsey is the new assistant director. More...

Sports

AU allowed Tolbert to live his dream

Many young Auburn University fans grow up dreaming of scoring a winning touchdown, draining a three-point shot or hitting a walk off homerun for the Tigers.  During last week’s Clarke-Washington Auburn Club meeting, members heard stories f More...

Jackson softball stars finish second in Warm-Up Challenge

The 2015 10-and-Under Jackson All-Stars, fresh off a Warm-Up Challenge championship two weeks ago, finished second in the first Pre-Area tournament Saturday in Satsuma.  More...

Lady Aggies honor top performers

The Jackson High School softball team held its annual awards banquet recently. Several players were honored for their performance on the field during the 2015 season. More...

For the Record

Clarke County Jail Reports

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of May 26-June 2 include:  Anthony Termail Robinson, 28, probation violation-felony, menacing, failure/refuse to display insurance, two counts negotiating a worthless negotiable inst More...

Police Incident Reports

A property dispute was reported on May 31 in the 200 block of Samantha Drive.  An arrest was made on May 31 for criminal mischief first degree in the 100 block of Grove Drive.  Officers responded to a call on June 1 for an alarm in the 2000 More...

WashCo Sheriff's Reports

Charles Alexander Hawkins, 32, of Mobile, was booked on June 1 for court. Tammy Marie Brown, 38, of Citronelle, was booked on June 2 for probation violation ($10,000 bond). Dana M. More...