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Blue Bell goes screaming off local shelves

The Facts

Date: 9/1/2015 12:05:00 AM

LAKE JACKSON — After a few minutes of deciding which flavors she wanted, Julyssa Marroquan struggled as she carried two half-gallons of Homemade Vanilla and two half-gallons of Dutch Chocolate Blue Bell ice cream to the checker’s stand at Food King

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Volunteer water watcher urges caution at lake

Andalusia Star News

Date: 8/31/2015 10:05:00 PM

Swimmers wanting to utilize Lake Jackson should use caution, a volunteer water quality watcher said Monday. “The Lake Jackson beaches remain posted as yellow (caution) because of the waterfowl and both the measured E.coli and potential for much higher E

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Women in Combat: Silver Stars, Combat Action Badges and Casualties

Date: 8/31/2015 3:13:00 PM

In April 2007 in Afghanistan's Paktika province, then-Pfc. Monica Brown, an 18-year-old Army medic from Lake Jackson, Texas, grabbed her kit and raced through enemy fire to save soldiers trapped in a burning Humvee. She later received the Silver Star

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Covington Mayor Ronnie Johnston files for re-election

Newton Citizen

Date: 8/31/2015 2:13:00 PM

The mayor’s connections to Covington go back to his childhood when his family frequently visited the city while going to and from its Lake Jackson property. Working with Covington’s shakers and movers, Johnston has been instrumental in developing a

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Schley FFA students attend Summer Leadership Camp

Americus Times-Recorder

Date: 8/31/2015 9:22:00 AM

We have many great activities, but the ultimate goal is to change lives,” says Russel Towns, Camp manager. The Georgia FFA/FCCLA Center is located near Covington, on the banks of Lake Jackson

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Lake Frank Jackson is a part of Frank Jackson State Park. The state purchased the land and opened the park in 1970 as Lightwood Knot Creek State Park. In the early 1980s, a resolution introduced in the Alabama State Legislature officially changed the name to Frank Jackson State Park in honor of Frank Jackson, a long-time state representative from Covington County.
Lake Frank Jackson, a natural stream-fed lake that is well known in the region for excellent fishing.
An island in the lake is connected to the mainland by a boardwalk.
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