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October 23, 2014


Work on new Jacksonville police, fire building could start in January

JACKSONVILLE — With an architect's timeline in hand, city officials here are expecting to begin building their long-planned public safety complex in January.

  • icon Updated: October 16

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Tuesday 10/14/2014
Marengo County native chairs Economic Development Committee
Updated: October 14, 2014 - 11:38 am

Jamie “Red” Etheredge, one of nine children, had an older brother his father nicknamed Red. When Jamie came along, his father dubbed him Jamie Red. As the years went by, whenever someone would call him Jamie Red, he instantly knew it was someone he knew from his childhood.

Tuesday 10/07/2014
BARBERING: A way of life for father, son
Updated: October 07, 2014 - 2:14 pm

By the time he graduated from high school in 1953, Charles Thornburg’s career had been in motion for years. He just didn’t know it. He had begun cutting hair at the age of 13.

Tuesday 09/30/2014
PVES welcomes new principal, asst. principal
Updated: September 30, 2014 - 9:48 am

Teachers and students at Pleasant Valley Elementary School are saying goodbye to one principal, while welcoming another along with an assistant principal.

Tuesday 09/23/2014
Jacksonville school plans being sent to state for review
Updated: September 23, 2014 - 6:07 pm

Jacksonville City Schools on Tuesday spent five hours reviewing plans for Kitty Stone Elementary School and is now prepared to send drawings to Montgomery for approval.

Remembering a loved one who died for his country
Updated: September 23, 2014 - 10:09 am

A memorial service for Pvt. Roy L. Stephens took place at 10 a.m. Saturday morning in the City Cemetery with a niece, nephew and a great-nephew in attendance.

Tuesday 09/16/2014
Hubert Barry reflects on 38 year teaching career
Updated: September 16, 2014 - 11:28 am

Hubert Barry is enjoying his life residing in the Bonny Brook community where he was born and reared. Barry likes to reflect on his long teaching career. His first job was at Wellborn High School where he taught math four years. His second was at Jacksonville State University. He taught math there for 34 years and retired in 1999.

Tuesday 09/09/2014
Pearl Williams prepares to remember 9/11 victims
Updated: September 09, 2014 - 10:38 am

Pearl Williams doesn’t allow herself much time to dwell on the past. She’s too busy. She’s a pastor and is involved in local ministries. She’s a member of several civic organizations that allow her to help others. She works a lot with young people.

Tuesday 09/02/2014
Amber Pritchett follows mom into selling real estate
Updated: September 02, 2014 - 10:21 am

Amber Pritchett feels she’s like her mother, Donna Reger, in many ways. Especially when it comes to choosing a career.

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