Community Calendar

Clarke County High School will have freshmen and new student orientation Thursday, July 29 at 6 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Students may pick up their schedules at that time. Schedules also may be picked up in the main office beginning July 26 from 8 a.m. until noon, from 1 until 2 p.m. for all grade levels. The Summer Food […]

Area Church Directory

ASSEMBLY OF GOD FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD 2410 Coffeeville Rd., Jackson, 246-4736 FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD Hwy. 43 S., Thomasville, 636-9536 GRACE CHAPEL ASSEMBLY OF GOD 1 mi. E. of Coffeeville, 846-2027 MAGNOLIA ASSEMBLY OF GOD 2166 Allen Rd., 275-3630 WHATLEY ASSEMBLY OF GOD 98 Desoto Dr., 275-8489 BAPTIST AMITY BAPTIST Old Line Rd., Whatley ANTIOCH BAPTIST Hwy. 43 N., […]

Chance & Scyrene

Lots of visiting, church activities

Mrs. Maxie Taite of Chance enjoyed the company of her two grandsons a few weeks ago. Andre Jackson of Illinois and Tyrone Jackson of Costa Rico visited a few days with her. While visiting they were a big help to their grandmother, completed projects around the home that she wanted done, and traveling to Mobile to visit with relatives. While […]

Church Announcements

Union Baptist Church will continue revival services Thursday, July 29 and end Friday, July 30 at 7 p.m. nightly. The evangelist for the week will be Rev. Lary McLaurin of Laurel, MS. The annual homecoming service will be during the 11 a.m. service on Sunday, Aug. 1. The speaker of the hour will be Rev. Elvis Young of Navarre Beach, […]


Seed from the Sower

Prayer is for more than just prayer meeting

A deacon arrived at church soaking wet. “What happened?” asked the preacher. “I met a bear on a log that crossed the stream, and I jumped into the water.” “Why didn’t you pray?” “Prayer is for prayer meeting,” he said, “not bear meeting.” But Daniel prayed in the lion’s den, Jonah in the belly of the fish, Peter on the […]

EMA briefing

33 years recognized

ADEM cleaning up county dumps

The Alabama Department of Environmental Management has been cleaning up illegal dumps in Clarke County, County Engineer Danny Overton told county commissioners Tuesday and has completed about 20 out of 50 selected sites. Overton said the county has assisted by hauling in dirt to fill in some of the cleared sites but otherwise the work has not cost the county […]

Man killed Saturday in motorcycle accident

A Jackson man died in the early morning hours of July 22, as the result of a motorcycle crash on Center Street in Jackson. According to Jackson Police Chief Charles Burge, Justin Clark Howell, 21, died as a result of injuries he sustained after his 2009 Suzuki GSX R600 motorcycle crashed into a privacy fence. It is believed speed may […]