November 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

New additions to JPD bring unique skill sets

Officers Anthony “Bull” Phillips and DeWayne Smith may be new additions to the Jackson Police Department, but they are by no means rookies.  Each brings a wealth of experience and different skill sets to the beat that have already ma More...

SMILE OF THE WEEK

Brought to you with a smile by: KEVIN L. PICKETT, DMD, MS Specialist in Orthodontics 2620 College Avenue Jackson, AL 36545 Phone (877) 660-1103www.pickettortho.com More...

Special Sections

Church

CHURCH CALENDAR

Jackson A.O.H. revival, anniversary   The Jackson A.O.H. Church continues their revival thru Nov. 3. On Wednesday, Nov. 1, Overseer Darious Chapman brought the message; Thursday, Nov. 2, Elder Darrius Jackson will speak; and Friday, Nov. More...

Mayton had a unique fund-raising idea for JHS band uniforms back in the ’60s

When Mr. Henri Mayton was the band and chorus director at Jackson High back in the 1960s, he came up with the idea of raising funds to buy new band uniforms, so he purchased a number of scales like the one pictured. More...

Coming Events

Community Calendar

Bi- annual jewelry sale hosted by GHMH Auxiliary The Grove Hill Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is hosting their bi- annual jewelry sale today, Thursday, Nov. 2, 7 a. m. until 6 p. m., and Friday, Nov. 3, 7 a. m. until 4 p. m. More...

Sports

Eagles honor seniors with a victory

Jackson Academy honored its senior cheerleaders and football players prior to Friday night’s 33-0 win against Patrician Academy in the final home game of the season. More...

Aggies lock up third seed with 31-0 win at Citronelle

An incredible turnaround for Jackson High School Friday night allowed the Aggies to break a four-game losing streak and secure the third seed in Class 5A’s Region 1.  The Aggies absolutely pounded Citronelle from start to finish to notch t More...

NOVEMBER 4 AUBURN & ALABAMA FOOTBALL

Alabama vs. LSU Tuscaloosa • 7 p.m. Watch on CBS  Auburn at Texas A&M College Station, Texas • 11 a.m. Watch on ESPN   More...

People

Trivia Test

1. HISTORY: Where was the Manhattan Project, the atomic bomb, developed?  2. LITERATURE: Who wrote the 19th-century poem “The Raven”?  3. More...

Halloween Trunk or Treat fun

Jackson First Baptist Church and First United Methodist Church members came together last week to host their annual Trunk or Treat event. More...

Ever-Hope Farm is first CNG farm in Clarke County

Ever-Hope Farm became the first Certified Naturally Grown farm in Clarke County last year, and they’re gearing up to offer the first Community Supported Agriculture program in the region. More...

Court clears McCorquodale

Charges of ethical misconduct brought against Circuit Judge Gaines C. McCorquodale have been investigated and dismissed by the Judicial Inquiry Commission.  More...

Fall Festival fun begins early Nov. 4

A day filled with fun will begin bright and early Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Jackson Fall Festival.  Vendors will begin setting up at 7 a.m. More...

Choctaw Bluff shooting leaves one injured

A shooting in Choctaw Bluff sent one man to the hospital and another to jail, charged with attempted murder.  Chief Investigator Ron Baggette of the Clarke County Sheriff’s Department said Vincent Todd shot Christopher James four times in More...

NEWS BRIEFS

Veterans Day parade returns to Jackson Nov. 11

For the first time in several years, a parade will take place in Jackson as part of its Veteran’s Day celebration. Jackson VFW Post 5355 is asking everyone to show their support and patriotism for the Saturday, Nov. More...

News

Jackson veteran visits Vietnam War Memorial

A visit to the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C. recently allowed Jackson veteran Glenn Moseley and many of his peers to reconnect and honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice. More...

Chick Chain auction will highlight fair festivities

The sixth annual Clarke- Washington 4-H Chick Chain Show and auction will take place Saturday at the fair.  The show begins at 11 a.m.  Local 4-Hers will be showing off their prize hens that they raised through the summer followed by a live More...

Alpha Center celebrates the success of its annual fund-raising banquet

The Alpha Women’s Resource Center’s annual fund-raising banquet offered a tremendous financial boost to the organization’s efforts. More...

Editorials

Has daylight saving time become outdated?

This Sunday we will turn our clocks back one hour as daylight saving time brakes to a sudden stop — for six months, that is.  It’ll take me a few days to adjust. It always does, in the fall and spring too.  More...

Silver-Haired Legislature

With all the changes and uncertainty surrounding Alabama government in recent months, including political appointments, high level resignations, special elections, runoff elections and a host of new candidates tossing their names into the 2018 electi More...

Living beyond our means

The statistics are frightening. Half the American people are not saving for retirement. And 47 percent could not come up with $400 in the event of an emergency. More...

For the Record

Jackson Police Reports

A property dispute was reported  Oct. 23 in the 100 block of Jones Circle.  Discharging a firearm was reported Oct. 23 in the 100 block of Hannon Drive.  Theft of property was reported  Oct. More...

Clarke County Jail Reports

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Oct. More...

Washington County Jail Reports

Anthony Jackson, 32, of Eight Mile was booked Oct. 16 for failure to appear for driving while revoked.  Cristi Bishop, 43, of Citronelle, was booked Oct. More...