July 19, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

New Era Cap plant expansion saluted

"What a great day in the City of Jackson and Southwest Alabama," Mayor Richard Long told the employees of New Era Cap Company in Jackson July 13 at a ceremony to officially celebrate the plant's expansion. More...

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CARD OF THANKS

We, the family of the late Yemanja Coats would like to thank all the friends for their prayers, gifts, phone calls, words of encouragement during the death of my wife and daughter in-law. May God's richest blessings be with you all. More...

Top 10 movies

1. Evan Almighty ....(PG) Steve Carell, Morgan Freeman 2. 1408 ..................(PG-13) John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson 3. Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer ......(PG) Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba 4. More...

More stolen property recovered from theft ring

More equipment has been recovered during the ongoing investigation of a theft ring that spans several counties and two law enforcement officers got a good scare while bringing the stolen equipment back to Clarke County. More...

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Promise Theatre's play set The Promise Theatre and Performing Arts Center in cooperation with the Grove Hill Arts Council and the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce will present "Everyman. More...

Church News

Kingsmen to appear at Pineview Baptist

If there's one group whose name conjures up images of pure, passionate, solid, and true music, it's The Kingsmen. They've carried listeners away on a wild ride since the conception of the group in 1956. More...

Area Church Announcements

Musicians Appreciation The Full Gospel Apostolic Church of God of St. Stephens will have its Musicians Appreciation Saturday, July 21 at 7 p.m. and end Sunday, July 22 at 2 p.m. More...

Promoting Highway 84 in Washington, D.C.

'Washington is where the money is'

Willie Sutton, the famous bank robber of the 1930s, when asked why he robbed banks, responded, "Because that's where the money is." The same might be said for a group of citizens from four states who went to Washington, D.C. More...

T'ville wets file PAC but dry side has not

The group advocating a "yes" vote on Aug. 14 to legalize alcohol sales in Thomasville has filed political committee organization papers as required by law with the Clarke County Probate Judge. The group opposing legalized sales has not. More...

Break-in reported at judge's new office

The new chambers for two circuit judges and their staffs in the new Clarke County Courthouse annex is supposed to be secure behind a locked door but that security was questioned last week when a burglary, or attempted burglary, was reported in Judg More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Fleming

Charles "Charlie" Gordon Fleming, 82, of Grove Hill died July 16, 2007 in a Mobile area hospital. He was born Jan. 12, 1925. He was a native of Salitpa. He was a member of the Peniel Baptist Church. More...

Newman

Joseph Cris Newman Jr., 81, of Whatley died July 10, 2007 at his residence. He was a native of Phoebus, Va. He served in the United States Air Force in World War II and Korea, retiring as technical sergeant, E6. More...

Reeves

Sara Jane Lynch Reeves, 61, of Jackson died July 9, 2007 at her residence. She was born Aug. 26, 1945. She was a member of Visitation Catholic Church in Jackson. She was a cashier with Max Oil Company. Survivors include one daughter, Sara A. More...

Sports

Sports Scene

Hits and misses as summer draws to a close

So you think you are part of a losing team or a losing program. Better yet, you just don't see how your team can ever get any better...only worse. Well fret no more dear "supposed" losers. More...

CCHS Bulldogs play Bears in 7-on-7 clinic

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs traveled to Leroy Tuesday afternoon for their second foray into the 7-on-7 passing camps. The two teams tied 20-20 in the first half of play. More...

All-stars set for sub-state tourney

The North Clarke 14-year-old All-Star Baseball team dropped a 10-6 decision to Jackson in the final game of the District 7 Tournament played on Tuesday, July 10, in Jackson. More...

Editorial

Our Opinions

New prison delayed

Among the items that died in the last legislative session was one for further studies for a new prison to replace the worn-out Julia Tutwiler Prison for Women in Wetumpka. More...

What Others Say

Another tax holiday

Remember Alabama's first sales-tax holiday last year? Well, it's coming again. This year the designated weekend is Aug. 3-5, and the same rules as in 2006 will apply. More...

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