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Recapping recent legislative activities

Ala. House

The House Minority, Republican, Caucus was disappointed that the Democrat leadership rebuffed its efforts to include middle class taxpayers in a tax cut plan approved by the body on Thursday. This historic vote came only at the persistence of Republican lawmakers since the session began. As I reported before, Paul Hubbert – AEA Union Boss, was opposed to any tax […]

State legislators must still address prison overcrowding

Inside the Statehouse

Steve Flowers This year’s legislative session is heading into the final month. The first two months have disappeared without much action or progress. This is generally the case, especially in election years where most of the time is spent posturing and procrastinating. Most of Gov. Riley’s proposals have been quietly ignored. They were dismissed as election year political platitudes designed […]

Run-off likely to be delayed for military’s benefit

Alabama Scene

There will likely be a six-week run-off campaign in Alabama this year rather than the usual three-week campaign. U. S. Justice Department is most insistent that servicemen and women now in Iraq and other isolated posts have the right to vote and after the June 6 primary there would be insufficient time to print the run-off ballots, mail them to […]

Look for Jesus’ transfiguration in our lives

By James HavensSacred HeartCatholic Church Transfiguration: Glory and Strength. From a recent reading is the famous account of Jesus’ Transfiguration. The uplifting gift of Jesus to His disciples at their time of need. Jesus is always trying to prepare His church for their “road” ahead. He knows His church, and the kind of inspiration that will be required to follow […]

Community Calendar

Historical Society to hear about Indian artifacts

The Clarke County Historical Society will meet Sunday, March 26 at 2:30 p.m. at the Grove Hill Town Hall. Randy Luker, who works for Scotch Lumber Company, will present the program. He will discuss the variety of Native American artifacts that may be found in Clarke County. He will also display many examples of his collection. VFW Post meeting March […]

January 2006 Unemployment Data

LocationJan. 06Dec. 05Jan. 06 Choctaw County6.1%4.7%7.5% Clarke County6.2%4.9%7.0% Marengo County5.0%4.0%6.1% Monroe County6.1%5.0%6.9% Washington County5.7%4.3%7.2% Wilcox County8.5%6.8%9.9% Alabama3.8%3.6%4.4% United States4.7%4.9%5.2% Estimates Ala. Dept. of Industrial Relations

County Records

Marriage license applications Ozie L. Robinson, to Angela H. Morgan; Jamie Lee Cunningham, to Brenda Lee Chapman; Randall Morris, to Latoya N. Jones; Terrance Bernard Grayson, to Shaundra Tamkia Blount; John Darwin Clanton, to Karen Pierson Strong; Daryl Lashawn Malone, to Siobhan Lynum; Mark Brandon Bedsole, to Jennifer Leigh Walters; Stephen Bernard McDonald, to Emily Cantrelle Rocker. Marriage license applications […]

Our Opinions Past time to get out of Iraq

President Bush needs to admit that he made a big mistake getting the United States into a war that we cannot win in Iraq. There is no national identity in Iraq, only a multitude of tribal and religious allegiances. The concept of a national democracy is as foreign to Iraqis as their culture is to us. We have spent billions […]


First Assembly of God to have special speaker

First Assembly of God of Jackson will have a special speaker, Rev. Lee Moseley, Sunday, March 26 at 10:45 a.m. Rev. Moseley is a student and worship pastor of New Hope Assembly of God near Pittsburg, Penn. He is a 1992 graduate of Jackson High School. He graduated from Southeastern Bible College in 1997. He was youth pastor of New […]