News — Jacksonville
Thompson Wagoner family gets good news
St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis has been Thompson Nash Wagoner’s home-away-from-home for a year. His parents are happy that his trips to St. Jude’s will be fewer now.
Apr 22, 2014 |  0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Make Jacksonville tidier; Residents urged to take pride in the city
Sherry Blanton has a motto that she wishes the entire city would adhere to -- Pride in Jacksonville starts on your own block. For the third year, Blanton is spearheading Take Pride in Jacksonville Day Saturday.
Apr 22, 2014 |  0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two by two ... Missionaries want to meet Jacksonville residents
You can see them walking or riding a bike on the side of the road, well dressed, well groomed and always in twos.
Apr 22, 2014 |  0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jacksonville police blotter for April 22, 2014
The Jacksonville police and arrest reports for April 22, 2014.
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Jacksonville community calendar beginning April 22, 2014
Upcoming community events in Jacksonville.
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Myrtle Casey celebrates 95th birthday
All of Myrtle Casey’s birthdays are special. Her family and friends see to that. This year, her 95th birthday on April 7 was no exception.
Apr 22, 2014 |  0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Down Art Avenue: Former JSU music student performing this weekend
Training in Jacksonville State University’s music department opens a wide world of opportunity for its students. Voice students in the Jacksonville Opera Theatre have found professional jobs; other music department graduates teach violin, viola and piano; others direct choirs in churches and still others teach choral music in high schools.
Apr 22, 2014 |  0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Medicinal plant specialist speaks
The Jacksonville Garden Club presented a special treat last week when Darryl Patton spoke at the Jacksonville Community Center.
Apr 22, 2014 |  0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Advocacy center director speaks to Exchangities
For the past 23 years, the Calhoun Cleburne Children’s Center has worked to put an end to child abuse. Jacksonville’s Exchange Club has always supported the agency.
Apr 22, 2014 |  0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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King graduates basic training
Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Jonathan A. King graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Apr 22, 2014 |  0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Klug enlightens Inter-Se members about osteoporosis
Apr 22, 2014 |  0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The meeting of the Inter-Se Study Club was held at the home of Judy Klug on April 15 with Judy Klug and Elaine Doyle serving as hostesses.
Rev. Ford talks about resurrection of Jesus
Apr 22, 2014 |  0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Rev. Bob Ford was the keynote speaker at the Kiwanis Club Wednesday at the Community Center. Ford spoke about the celebration of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus.
Sherry-Go-Round: Morrison is teacher and friend
by Sherry Kughn
sherrykug@hotmail.com
Apr 22, 2014 |  0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Local environmental enthusiast Renee Morrison recently won the Roosevelt-Ashe Conservation Award for Outstanding Educator in Conservation.
JSU keeps tuition rates level, faces financial shortfall
by Laura Gaddy
lbgaddy@annistonstar.com
Apr 21, 2014 |  0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
At the start of the next fiscal year, employees' insurance costs would increase by an amount that will total $702,000 and result in an overall loss of $456,000.
Easter Bunny, kids turn out for egg hunts
by Laura Gaddy
lbgaddy@annistonstar.com
Apr 19, 2014 |  0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
One day before Easter area children searched for more than 2,500 plastic eggs during two public hunts in Calhoun County. A total of about 60 kids attended the separate events, one at JSU and the other on the lawn of The Salvation Army in Anniston.
Jacksonville panel approves expansion at assisted living facility
by Laura Gaddy
lbgaddy@annistonstar.com
Apr 17, 2014 |  0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
"We're ready to break ground. we're ready to get going," said Barry Ray, president of Legacy Senior Services, the company that owns the assisted living facility.
Pleasant Valley grad is instructor at Piedmont
by Margaret Anderson
Special to The Star
Apr 15, 2014 |  0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
During and shortly after high school, Jake Green of Jacksonville contemplated going into the computer science program at Jacksonville State University. This past year, teaching at Piedmont High School, has made him realize that wasn’t the profession for him.
JCA continues to be accredited
by Lori Tippets
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Apr 15, 2014 |  0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Every five years Jacksonville Christian Academy comes up for accreditation. In the 26 years that Dr. Tommy Miller has been at the helm of the school they have always been accredited.
Williams learns value of work ethics early in life
by Margaret Anderson
Special to The Star
Apr 15, 2014 |  0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Not long after Jacksonville’s building inspector, Mark Williams, was born in Sylacauga, his family moved to Lenlock. He attended first and second grade at Johnston Elementary.
Sherry-Go-Round: In memory of Betty and the fantasy dress
by Sherry Kughn
sherrykug@hotmail.com
Apr 15, 2014 |  0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
High school is almost over for seniors. I know a certain few who have been counting down the days since Christmas. As their teacher at Trinity Christian Academy, I see their joy regarding the next steps they plan to take.
  • Barbara Lewis-Fleetion is fulfilling dream
    by Margaret Anderson
    Special to The Star
    04.15.14 - 08:35 am
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    by Margaret Anderson
    Special to The Star
    04.08.14 - 08:55 am


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