November 30, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

'Big Red' catches burglary suspect

Fulton's K-9 unit, Big Red, was the hero for the night when he helped capture a man wanted for burglarizing two camp houses. On the evening of Nov. 20. More...

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Community

Adoptions get focus this month

The Department of Human Resources (DHR) placed more than 380 children with adoptive families during Fiscal Year 2006. The agency placed 325 children with adoptive families in Fiscal 2005 and 315 in Fiscal Year 2004. More...

Alabama Retail Association to honor state law officer

The Alabama Retail Association recently announced nominations are being accepted to recognize one of Alabama's outstanding law enforcement officers with the "Law Enforcement Officer of the Year," or LEO Award. More...

DHR hosts first October Fest

The Clarke County Department of Human Resources hosted its first annual October Fest Monday, Oct. 30. The October Fest took place in the DHR building. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Mexican cruise planned for 1977 class reunion The Clarke County High School Class of 1977 is preparing for their 30th year class reunion for next year. They are going to Cozumel, Mexico on Dec. 13, 2007. More...

Church News

Religion

Bolentown Pentecostal seventh anniversary Bolentown Pentecostal Church located on Highway 69 North, six miles from Jackson will hold its seventh anniversary celebration with three great services with preaching and singing. More...

Learning to live in the now-doing what is right

Please read Ecclesiastes 3:1-8. "To every thing there is a season"-v. 1. We spend so much time trying to live in the past, yesterday or living in the future, tomorrow. However, all of our life is lived in the present, today. More...

Schools

Teacher sex case on next week's court docket

The third criminal jury term for the year will begin in Clarke County Circuit Court Monday. Sharon Rutherford, a teacher at Coffeeville High School is on the docket with charges stemming from alleged sexual misconduct with students. More...

Jena Martin receives degree from Georgia university

Jena D. Martin will receive a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration after attending two years at Troy State University and later transferring to Savannah South University in Georgia. More...

Farm-City Week Poster winners

The Alabama Farmer's Federation sponsored a poster contest for children in kindergarten through sixth grade in honor of Farm-City Week, Nov. 17-23. More...

Jackson full-time mayor idea dies on tie vote

A controversial proposal to make the Jackson mayor's job a full-time position died on a tie vote Tuesday night. More...

'IT'S BEGINNING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE CHRISTMAS'

Fulton held the county's first Christmas parade of the season Saturday afternoon and Jackson followed later that evening with the lighting of the city's Christmas Tree followed by musical entertainment. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Area Obituaries

Bagley Msgt. Douglas Allen "Satch" Bagley, 44, of Orrville died Nov. 18, 2006 in Tuskegee. He was born Sept. 26, 1962 in Thomasville. He was a member of Millbrook Baptist Church. More...

Sports

Sports Scene

Who will lead the Crimson Tide?

To the chagrin of many people who feel like politics and other matters should take precedent, the most talked about issue the past two weeks has been that of the fate of University of Alabama football coach Mike Shula. More...

Where is a Bear Bryant?

Older Alabama fans remember the man in the houndstooth hat and wonder where the Crimson Tide can find a coach like Paul "Bear" Bryant today. More...

Sports Scene

Southwest Alabama grid squads doing area proud

It's really funny when you come down to the nitty-gritty of the whole thing. More...

Editorial

Alabama Scene

Democrats encouraged by election's polling numbers While Republicans won by far the most statewide races in the recent general election, Democratic Party officials were encouraged by the fact that more Alabamians voted a straight Democrat More...

Roll, Tide . . . and roll more heads too!

Mike Shula had the bloodline, the heritage -and even the looks if you ask the ladies. The one thing he didn't have was coaching ability or administrative talents. More...

Congress Reports

'Go Big,' 'Go Long' or 'Go Home' options A secret study of options for U.S. military action in Iraq was leaked and reported in The Washington Post last week. More...