Joe Maloney has practiced law at the historic Ten Oaks house on Pelham Road in Jacksonville for the past 17 years. Now he has three additional lawyers who have joined his practice.

Jacksonville returns to the Alabama High School Athletic Association’s state volleyball tournament in Birmingham on Wednesday.

Tiffany Duck Beal of Piedmont didn’t know it when she had her first art class in high school in Rome, Ga., but it was a hobby that would provide tranquility for her and lend assistance to organizations that help those who are suffering with cancer and their families.

Vietnam War veteran Robert Betz of Anniston has traveled near Washington, D.C., but he has never seen the Capitol Building or the Vietnam War Memorial. He learned a few years ago that there is now a memorial dedicated to those who served on submarines, as he did. Betz hopes to travel in May from the Anniston Airport to the nation’s Capital thanks to Honor Flight, a non-profit organization that is sponsoring the trip. Its mission is to honor veterans by transporting them to see their respective memorials.

Jacksonville Christian Academy celebrated homecoming Friday night. They hosted the undefeated Spring Garden Panthers.