September 8, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Genealogy workshops will give participants the tools to trace their family histories

A weekly program through the Washington County Public Library will help visitors take a trip back in time.  Last October, the library opened its new genealogy wing, which has been underutilized. More...

NEWS BRIEFS

Jackson High extends cheer clinic deadline

If you were unable to register your child for the Jackson High School Cheer Clinic, there is still time. The deadline for registration was Wednesday, Sept. More...

Special Sections

Coming Events

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Fall league girls’ softball sign ups today   Sign ups for the fall league of girls’ softball will be today, Thursday, from 6-8 p.m., at the north Jackson softball fields. More...

Sports

Welcoming back legends

Jackson High School again welcomed past players to participate as honorary captains to celebrate 100 years of Aggies’ football. More...

Deerfield Golf Course holds grand reopening

Deerfield Golf Course will have familiar faces around moving forward, but the course has undergone a few changes to improve the experience and pave the way for future golfers to become more involved.  More...

The queen and court

Jackson Academy recently announced its homecoming queen and court for the 2016 season. More...

For the Record

Jackson Police Reports

Theft of property was reported Aug. 29 in the 100 block of Jamison Street.  Property damage was reported Aug. 29 in the 200 block of Middle Street.  A request to assist a citizen was reported Aug. More...

Washington County Jail Reports

Jennifer Stephens Wilson, 43, of Thomasville was booked Aug. 29 for possession of a controlled substance and promoting prison contraband.  John Leavins, 38, of Chunchula, was booked Aug. More...

Clarke County Jail Reports

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Aug. 30-Sept. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

40 Years Ago, September 1976

From the pages of The South Alabamian   More...

Police still searching for man with ties to McIntosh

A Thomasville man wanted for several offenses, including a burglary home invasion from Thursday night, and failing to register as a sex offender, is on the run after an encounter Sunday afternoon with Thomasville Police.  More...

UWSWA kicks off its 2016 Washington County campaign

In front of donors, volunteers, community leaders, and community partners, United Way of Southwest Alabama (UWSWA) kicked off the 2016 Washington County Community Campaign Thursday, Sept. 1.  More...

A bad way to start the day

Tuesday, Aug. 30, just before 8 a.m. a Jackson Police Department vehicle was involved in an accident while pursuing a speeding car. More...

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Church

CHURCH CALENDAR

Stave Creek announces upcoming events   Stave Creek Baptist Church invites the community to participate in a variety of upcoming events.  AWANA is offered to all children, ages 5K through the 6th grade, on Wednesdays at 6 p.m.  More...

Editorials

Longtime Republican newspaper cant’, wont’ support Donald Trump

Newspaper editorial endorsements. I’ve seen candidates who get them rave about how smart the newspaper that endorse them was. More...

What role might Sen. Sessions have in Trump Administration?

Throughout this year’s prodigious presidential selection process our junior senator, Jeff Sessions, has been at the forefront. He has become the darling of the extreme right throughout the country. More...

When should you start your Social Security?

Are you approaching retirement age and struggling to determine when to start receiving Social Security benefits? Should you take Social Security early at age 62, wait until you reach full retirement age, or somewhere in between?  More...

People

Bertha Bass Fox to celebrate 100th birthday

The 100th birthday celebration honoring Mrs. Bertha Bass Fox will be Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 from 1 until 3 o’clock in the afternoon, at New St. Matthew Missionary Baptist Church in Jackson.  More...

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Maddox celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Diane D. Maddox and Robert W. Maddox were the guests of honor at a 50th anniversary party hosted by their children, Sarah M. Harpole and Mayor Walter T. Maddox of Tuscaloosa, at the Levee Restaurant in Tuscaloosa. More...

Miss Thornhill, Mr. Heath wedding plans announced

Anita Marie Thornhill and Stephen Daniel Heath have chosen Oct. 15, 2016 as the date for their wedding.  More...