No Worries Kayak Rental and Venecia’s Foundation are sponsoring the first “Send Cancer Floating” at 3 p.m. Aug. 1 on Terrapin Creek. A portion of the proceeds will go to support Venecia’s Foundation which provides care packages for cancer patients.
Brad Hood is a teacher and a coach. And, though he enjoys it immensely, it’s not the only thing he can do. Hood can also build houses. He has his homebuilders license and builds at least one home a year.
Since he became director of the James and Myra Hume Jones International House Program at Jacksonville State University fourteen years ago, Dr. John J. Ketterer has spent 5,110 days on the job, has seen at least three classes of college students through their entire college careers, and has directly impacted the lives of at least five hundred students.
The City Council on Monday heard the results of a personnel report that suggests city administrators extend the period of time needed for employees to reach their maximum salary, a move they hope will encourage longtime workers to stay and seek promotions.
JACKSONVILLE — Jacksonville State University President Bill Meehan told announced that he will retire next summer making public a decision that will end a 16-year stint as the chief executive of the institution.
The qualifying period for Jacksonville’s school board races closed Tuesday, with two incumbents and three challengers vying for two seats.
Brooklyn, N. Y., born and bred Dr. Stephen Babbino never thought he’d end up in the South. He did though, and he’s loving every minute of it. Dr. Babbino is Jacksonville’s newest doctor, transferring here a month and a half ago from Regional Medical Center in Anniston.