May 31, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

D.C. trip will lobby for Hwy. 84

The 2007 annual meeting of the El Camino East-West Corridor Commission will be July 11-12 in Washington D. C. The commission is made up of residents from five southeastern states to promote the four-laning and other improvements of U. S. More...

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Community

Congrats to Chance Graduates

In my last column I mistakenly named the wrong Crawford brother as the organizer of the recent Lower Peach Tree "3 on 3" basketball event. It should have stated that professional basketball player James Crawford was the event organizer. More...

Larrimore named manager of Weyerhaeuser in Pine Hill

Brad Larrimore has been named vice president and mill manager of Weyerhaeuser Company's Pine Hill containerboard operation. Larrimore is a veteran papermaker and manager who has worked at the Pine Hill operations for 31 years. More...

Finishing up new courthouse annex

Tuesday, Clarke County officials were working with J. C. Duke Contractors personnel to hash out the final work details on the new courthouse annex. More...

Calendar

Calendar

CCHS Class of 1978 meets The Clarke County High School Class of 1978 will have a meeting on Friday, June 1 at the Steakhouse in Jackson to discuss plans for its 30th year class reunion. All classmates are encouraged to come. More...

Editorial

From The Nethermost

Victoria's secret

I am becoming so modern! For the first time ever, I have had a chat session! I have no idea what my chat partner looked like, but her typing was lovely! She inspired me to have bold, firm, masculine typing. Here's the situation. More...

Two-year colleges needed to help train, maintain a skilled workforce

Hopefully, new chancellor understands 'grassroots' system

Wadley, Alabama is hardly considered a "destination" community. In the last census only 640 people called this little town on the banks of the Tallapoosa River in the southwest corner of Randolph County home. More...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Innocent has to pay $250 in court costs

Dear Editor, I admit I don't know laws. But some things just don't make any sense. More...

Records

Arrests booked through Clarke County Jail over past week

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail include: Winston Wade Baxter, failure to appear, harassment, domestic violence, arrested by Jackson Police Dept. More...

Clarke County Records

Marriage license applications Todd Randal Pierce, to Nancy Marie Anderson; David Earl Amos, to Michelle Ann Christianson; Jamar Laquarn Carson, to Latonya Denese White; John Standford Sheehan Jr., to Jamie Michelle Dean; Timothy Lewis Poole Sr., More...

Mauvilla found?

Mobile archeologist says he has

A Mobile archeologist says he has discovered Mauvilla, the Indian town where the Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto fought the Indians in an intense battle in 1540. More...

Artist recognized for 50 years of 'outstanding contributions'

Grove Hill artist Irma Brady Carlson has been honored by the Alabama State Council on the Arts for 50 years of "outstanding contributions to the field of visual arts." The Community Study Club of Grove Hill, of which she is a member, nominated her More...

Go Vote

Turnout will probably be extremely light for Tuesday's special election to decide two statewide constitutional amendments. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Sargent

Johnny Sargent, 64, of Frankville died May 21, 2007 following an illness at the home of his sister, Cora. He was born Jan. 27, 1943. He was a member of the Church of the Living God in Coffeeville. Earlier in life he resided in Tampa, Fla. More...

Carpenter

Stephen Ray Carpenter, 45, of Leroy died May 22, 2007 at his residence. He was born April 7, 1962. He was a native of Jackson. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Leroy. He was an E & I mechanic for Weyerhaeuser Operations. More...

Roberts

Odie Anderson Roberts, 92, of Campbell died May 26, 2007 at a local hospital. She was born Jan. 20, 1915. She was a member of Witch Creek Baptist Church. She was a homemaker. More...

Sports

Title coaches represent area in all-star game

Fresh off of their state championships in December, Sweet Water head coach Stacy Luker and Leroy head coach Danny Powell will be part of the coaching staff for the 20th annual Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Football Classic June 2 in Mobile. More...

Burroughs signs with WCCS

As Benjamin Burroughs signs to play basketball at Wallace Community College Selma, he is surrounded by his parents, WCCS Men's Head Coach Johnnie McCalpine, and WCCS Men's Assistant Coach Herman Johnson. More...

Locals chosen to play in AISA all-star fest

The All Star event will be held at Lagoon Park in Montgomery, Ala. on June 12th at 6 p.m. (CST) in conjunction with the AISA Coaches Clinic. This year's game will be a doubleheader that includes juniors and seniors. More...

Lifestyle

CARD OF THANKS

The Opine-Tallahatta Springs Volunteer Fire Department would like to express our appreciation to all who attended and were a part of our recent open house and gospel singing. More...

Ross earns Achievement Medal in Iraq

Corporal Clarence Matthew Ross of the United States Marine Corps was decently awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal. More...

TSU grads hear former UN ambassador

A former Ambassador to the United Nations told Troy University graduates recently that having a positive outlook and adapting in the face of adversity are the keys to success. More...

Schools

Hinson graduates from Stanford Academy

Savannah Lynn Hinson of Grove Hill graduated from Stanford Christian Academy May 24, 2007, at 7 p.m. Commencement exercises were held at the Grace Assembly of God Church in Mobile. Miss Hinson is the daughter of Ed and Tonya Hinson of Grove Hill. More...