2015-12-31 E-Edition

Troy honor students named

Troy University announces students who have been named to the Provost’s List for the fall semester and Term 2 of the 2015/2016 academic year. Full-time undergraduate students who are registered for at least 12 semester hours and who have a grade point average of at least 3.65 qualify for the Provost’s List. Local residents who made the list include: Megan […]

5K race season starts Saturday

The first race of the 2016 running calendar will be the Hit the Road Jack 5K on Saturday, Jan. 2 beginning at 8:30 a.m. in front of Legion Field. It is the first of 14 sanctioned races in the area by the Tombigbee Running Club. The full schedule of races is: Feb. 13 HealthActions 5K Jackson HealthActionsFeb. 20 Run for […]


With email servers and security being talked about in the media (ad nauseam), you might feel like email can’t entirely be trusted. But is that perception based in reality? Micke, from F-Secure, points out that, “Email is one of the old-school services that we still use today. It was created during an era when the whole Internet was a trusted […]

Foreman-Norris to wed Dec. 31

Whitney Brooke Foreman and Daniel Aubrey Norris will exchange wedding vows Thursday, Dec. 31 at 7 p.m. at the H.W. Pearce Memorial Community House in Jackson. Miss Foreman is the daughter of Bobby and Carla Foreman of Grove Hill. Mr. Norris is the son of Dan and Terry Norris of Grove Hill.

Jackson wins UA’s prestigious Cason award

The University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences, along with the journalism department, has named award-winning author Dr. Harvey Jackson III winner of the 2016 Clarence Cason Award in Nonfiction Writing. Jackson, a 1966 alumnus of UA, is the author, co-author or co-editor of 15 books on Southern history, including “The Rise and Decline of the Redneck Riviera: […]


FIVE GENERATIONS —From seven-month-old Branson Hunter to 96-year-old Ruth Johnson of Barrytown in Choctaw County, five generations are pictured. Others include Mrs. Johnson’s daughter, Jean Branson of Aquilla, her daughter, Jada Shields of Coffeeville, and her daughter Kayla Hunter of Louisville, Kentucky with son Branson. Submitted photo


Property deeds listed Dated Dec. 17-22 Joseph C. McCorquodale III, to William J. Colvin III. Payne Revocable Trust, to Thomas Gray Pace. Mary Berry Watkins, to Mary Berry Watkins. Martha Green McCurdy, to Chrissy Wheless. Elaine Schlag, to Wanda Jeanette Fleming. Kenneth Depree Montgomery, to Andrew L. Ezell. Wanda Jeanette Fleming, to Clicker Holdings LLC. Eva May Reynolds, AOther, to […]

Changing over

Advanced Disposal assumes solid waste collections in Grove Hill this week. The old company, Republic, picked up their cans with the final residential run Saturday. Advanced couldn’t get new cans out fast enough Tuesday for many homeowners who said they had an overload of Christmas trash. Advanced was the low bidder for the town’s business. Republic, with an office in […]

Worry about Michigan St. game but not Nick Saban leaving UA

From Staff Reports – With Alabama’s game against Michigan State looming New Year’s Eve and the hopes of playing for another national college football title, Crimson Tide fans can drop one worry – the possibility of Nick Saban leaving Tuscaloosa. Saban decided to head off at the pass the annual rumors of him leaving Alabama. He told ESPN that he […]