The Jacksonville News

May 30, 2015

The Jacksonville News

Scaled-back annexation bill near passage

Only six days remain to pass bills in the 2015 legislative session, but local lawmakers say they expect to soon approve a Jacksonville annexation measure that was recently amended to let some residents opt out.

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    Ten years ago, Joyce Vaughn, Sylvia Brooks, Ethelyn Lester and Lucille Bussey made a decision that changed not only their lives, but the lives…

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  • JSU student to compete in pageant

    Lights shining, adrenaline pumping, crowds cheering. No, we’re not talking about the Super Bowl, although it is an elite, competitive, dream-c…

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Sports

JSU volleyball coach speaks to Exchangites

Jacksonville Exchange Club heard from Terry Gamble during its recent meeting at the Jacksonville Train Depot.Gamble, the head volleyball coach at Jacksonville State University, expressed his love for the community and the college.

Opinion

Alabama: It is a changin’

This has been an eventful year. Thousands of tourists have flocked to Alabama to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery March for Civil and Voting Rights. The events that happened in Alabama spurred the enactment of the landmark acts that broke down the legal barriers prohibiting African Americans from voting in the South.

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