Fall Festival set for Nov. 2 in Jackson

The Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce is preparing for the 31st Annual Fall Festival. This year’s festival is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 2, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and promises to be better than ever according to Interim Chamber Director Carolyn Carpenter. The festival will feature plenty of food and craft booths in the downtown area. Featured this year […]

Coffeeville Old Timers hold reunion

Retired teachers donate to library

Corps announces changes in lock schedules on the Alabama River

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District announced navigation lock changes on the Alabama River. Beginning the week of Oct. 6 all navigation locks on the Alabama River changed to fall/winter schedules. R.F. Henry, Miller’s Ferry and Claiborne Locks changed to Monday- Thursday operations, 6 a.m. – 4 p.m. Central Standard Time. This schedule will continue until March […]

Students win karate awards

Cockerham, Peaches high point saddle winners

The Alabama Open Horseman’s Association held its state show at Garrett Coliseum in Montgomery on Aug. 31 through Sept. 2. The Thomasville Saddle Club, the Clarke County Sheriff’s Posse and the Choctaw County Saddle Club represented Emerald Coast Horseman’s Association at the state show. For the second year, Marlee Cockerham and Peaches, of Grove Hill, came away with the high […]

Household Tips

 It’s (past) time to weatherize your home. Temperatures are dropping, but if you haven’t done it yet, don’t sweat it. We have a few ideas for you. Here’s mine: Layer up and keep a sweater on when lounging about the house. Extra clothes don’t cost anything to wear, and they don’t dry out the air, either! — JoAnn  […]

Calhouns celebrate 57 years

Native author Ted Dunagan visits WHMS eighth graders

The eighth grade students at Wilson Hall enjoyed meeting award-winning author, Ted Dunagan, as he visited with them for about an hour on Oct. 18 during the first period. Ted Dunagan was born and grew up in Coffeeville. He retired from a career in business in 2003 and began writing young adult fiction books. He received the 2009 Georgia Author […]

‘Apples for Students’ and Used Printer Cartridges for WHMS

Please send Greer’s “Apples for Students” receipts to the middle school. Funds raised from these receipts has provided P.E. equipment for our students in the past. Used printer cartridges are also being collected at the school. The funds from cartridges is used to purchase new printer cartridges for the library.