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December 18, 2014


Former sheriff’s daughter works at police department

Micki Lipscomb thinks her father would be proud of her. Although Micki is not a law enforcement officer like her father, she’s working in a law enforcement environment.

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Wednesday 12/10/2014
Former DHR employee works with elderly
Updated: December 10, 2014 - 10:56 am

Sandy Martin has had a lot of preparation for her job as service coordinator at Oxford House, a public assisted living facility, where she’s worked for the past year and a half. The prior eight and one-half years, Sandy worked in Medicaid. Before that she worked 13 years at the Department of Human Relations where she helped secure child support for clients.

Tuesday 12/02/2014
McWhorter family places importance on education
Updated: December 02, 2014 - 3:37 pm

Education is important in the Jacksonville home of Suzanne and Hugh McWhorter. Suzanne has taught for many years, and Hugh only retired from education last year. Their older daughter, Mary Gunnels, teaches fourth grade at Piedmont Elementary School. She is pursuing her graduate degree at Jacksonville State University. Their younger daughter, Sarah is studying to be a veterinarian at Auburn University.

Wednesday 11/26/2014
Jennifer Sims continues a career of teaching ‘s
Posted: November 26, 2014

Jennifer Snow Sims retired two years ago after spending 25 years in education. She feels that she went directly into another area of teaching because she teaches weekly Bible study at her church, New Hope Missionary Baptist, where she is one of the associate ministers.

JHS Drama to present ‘The Hobbit’
Posted: November 26, 2014

Venture into the mysterious and mystical world of Middle Earth with Jacksonville High School Drama Department, sponsored by Ms. Donna Steed, as they present J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit.

CDP director speaks at Kiwanis Club meeting
Posted: November 26, 2014

Members of the Kiwanis Club heard Shannon Arledge, public affairs specialist at the Center for Domestic Preparedness, talk about his job at Thursday’s meeting.

Carol Wilson’s chili voted best in cook-off
Posted: November 26, 2014

Saturday, between 4-7 p.m., over 100 hungry persons showed up at the Senior Building behind the Community Center. They were eager to taste the different chili recipes that had been prepared for the 1st Kiwanis Club Chili Cook-Off.

Jacksonville Christian Academy honor roll
Posted: November 26, 2014

Jacksonville Christian Academy students who were named to the honor roll for the first nine weeks of school.

Pleasant Valley High School honor roll
Posted: November 26, 2014

Pleasant Valley High School students named to the honor roll for the first nine weeks of school.

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