Daniel Mayes

Staff Writer


Camp Hogwarts will be a free, week-long experience next month for fans of the Harry Potter franchise aged 8 and up at the Jacksonville Public Library. 

A Georgia woman who says a basketball player raped her at Jacksonville State University in 2017 and that JSU officials protected the player from prosecution updated her lawsuit against the school last week, naming another school official and alleging earlier assaults by JSU athletes and staff.

Since 1991, Jacksonville State has partnered with Wuhan University to give faculty, staff and students the chance to participate in an exchange program between the two campuses. The city of Wuhan has been in headlines recently as the epicenter of an outbreak of a deadly new virus.

Donoho School seventh-grader Caitlyn Perkins won the 2020 Calhoun County Spelling Bee by slowly, correctly spelling out the word "lucrative," earning a $75 check, a bee-shaped bobble-head trophy and a spot in the state bee in March.

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