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Randy Watkins’ love of golf takes him to the U.S. Open and mentoring young players on the sport.
Car show to benefit diabetes foundation.
City plans changes to mass transit system; hiring consultant.
Olivia moore gives back to community through establishing city tennis camp. When athletes make something look easy, they’re said to be “putting on a clinic.”
A new campaign was recently launched to bring roads and bridges to the forefront of this year’s statewide elections.

Softball senior

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School recently celebrated Senior Night, recognizing senior members of the softball team. Shown are (from left) Morris and Julia Mitchell, Hillis and Edward Becker.



Sophomore beauties

Jackson Academy recently hosted its annual Features Pageant. Voted to represent the sophomore class as beauties and beaux are (from left) Michael Hogue, Simms Baker, Emmy Brown, Evie Hudgins, Owen Ridgeway and Drew Antici.


Please say it’s not just me!

By ELIZABETH QUINN,

I don’t get weepy at much. My friend, Mary Straton Smith, knows that military homecoming videos can bring me to my knees and uses this to derail my day by tagging me in the tear-jerkiest of tear-jerkers that she comes across on social media—but I don’t cry at my kids’ performances or first or last days of school.



Welcome Neighbor

Gathered together at a recent Welcome Neighbor Club meeting are (from left) Kathleen Schutze, president; Clayton Pepper, guest singer; Darlene Roberts, and Barbara Pepper.







Congressman honored

The Madison County Business League & Foundation honored retired Congressman Gregg Harper and his wife Sidney at a reception recentlly.. More than 200 guests attended the event. Shown (from left) are Executive Director Jan Collins, Congressman and Mrs. Harper and Board Chairman Cecil Harper.



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Breaking News

Randy Watkins’ love of golf takes him to the U.S. Open and mentoring young players on the sport.

Obituaries

William Sherman Sampson Jr., 75, died unexpectedly Saturday July 13, 2019 at his home near Learned... READ MORE

Social

Jackson Prep freshmen earning Subject Area Awards are (from left, back) Wayne Hsieh, Coding Award; Chambers Malouf, French II Award; Jeffrey Jordan, Latin II Award; (third row) Owen Abney, Honors