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August 20, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Rodeo begins Friday night

THOMASVILLE - Thomasville will be the site of a Professional Cowboy Association (PCA) rodeo Friday and Saturday night, August 22-23. More...

Two sides debate tax issue at Tuesday forum

The Thomasville Times

GROVE HILL - Debate continued as the sides for and against Gov. Bob Riley More...

School board okays weight room project

The Thomasville Times

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Thomasville Police work numerous accidents

THOMASVILLE - Thomasville Police worked 26 complaints from August 11 through August 17, resulting in one felony arrest and two misdemeanor arrests. More...

Giving To A Good Cause

Roy Len Henderson rolls up his sleeves to give blood Monday at the Harold Spinks Memorial Blood Drive. Henderson is a regular donor at Red Cross drives, held frequently in the city. More...

First United Security included in index

THOMASVILLE - United Security Bancshares, Inc. with headquarters in Thomasville was recently included in the Russell 2000 Index when the Frank Russell Company reconstituted the family of U.S. More...

Construction company settles suit with worker who fell at Pine Hill mill

GROVE HILL - BE&K, Inc., a construction company, settled a general negligence lawsuit brought by a Clarke County man after a circuit court civil trial had started last week, agreeing to pay the man $500,000. More...

Alabama waterfowl seasons, limits announced by state

Seasons and bag limits for the 2003-2004 waterfowl season are announced by the Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, following receipt of the federal guidelines which govern the wa More...

Poll workers will ask for ID Sept. 9

Special to the Times

GROVE HILL - In accordance with the new Help America Vote Act and as enacted by the legislature on June 16, 2003, and precleared by the U.S. Justice Department, voters are required to show identification at the polls before voting on Sept. More...

Area looks to be on short end of stick for federal road projects

The Thomasville Times

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Bonner to hold public meeting in Jackson

Special to the Times

MOBILE - U.S. Rep. Jo Bonner, R-Alabama, today announced that a town meeting will be held in Jackson, Alabama on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 . More...

Special Sections

People

Chunn has been around the world

The Thomasville Times

THOMASVILLE - Some people get around. More...

LOOKING BACK

August best described as a

The month of June is set aside for weddings, July is vacation time and then it More...

VFW Post selling fish plates Friday to raise funds for post work

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School

Band officers help take care of business

THS Band News

THOMASVILLE- The band officers for the Thomasville High School Marching Tiger Band have been working really hard to make the upcoming 2003 marching season the best season ever, both on and off the field. More...

Extension Service to hold meeting on tax plan

The outcome of the September 9 vote on the tax reform and accountability plan will have long-term consequences for all Alabamians. More...

Military News

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For The Record

Obituaries

Carolyn Lewis Combest Bailey

Carolyn Lewis Combest Bailey, age 60, of Ocean Springs, Miss., died Monday, August 11, 2003 in Gulfport, Miss. She was a retired course developer instructor and she retired in January from Keesler AFB in Biloxi after 29 years of federal service. More...

Property Transactions

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Marriage Licenses

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Commission okays resolution for lodging tax

The Thomasville Times

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Grand jury indicts Liberty woman on murder charge

GROVE HILL - Annie Scott Haskew, 21, of Liberty was indicted by the grand jury during its fall term for capital murder in the death of her infant son last fall. More...

Light spotted at end of tunnel on downtown project, mayor says

The Thomasville Times

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Big Rattler No Match For Well-Swung 2x4

Otto Rowden killed this four-foot, three-inch rattlesnake while working at Alabama Timber. Rowden said he and co-worker Wayne Morgan were going through a stack of iron when Morgan had a close encounter with the serpent. More...

Woman’s death Monday ruled to be natural causes

THOMASVILLE - Thomasville Police have ruled out foul play in the death of a 33-year old woman Monday afternoon. More...

Lawmen record several arrests at county jail

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Quiet week for Pine Hill PD

PINE HILL - Pine Hill Police had a quiet week from August 11 through August 17. More...

Monday drive nets 71 units of blood

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Area Calendar

Season Tickets on Sale now

Season tickets for the 2003-2003 THS Tiger football season are now on sale. To purchase tickets contact Donnie Fendley at 636-4451 or come by the high school. Tickets are $35 per seat. More...

Workless rates remain high in SW Alabama

MONTGOMERY - Nine of the 10 counties with the highest unemployment rates for July are located west of Interstate-65. More...

Grand jury suggests abolishing courthouse security system

Special to the Times

GROVE HILL - The Clarke County Grand Jury, meeting for its fall term last week, suggested in its report "that the courthouse security system be abolished as it exists, as it is too costly." More...

GH gets donation to help with park improvement projects

The Thomasville Times

GROVE HILL - A small crowd of park supporters gathered at the Grove Hill Town Council meeting Monday to hear the good news Dixie League President Bug Tarleton has been promising for weeks. More...

Editorials

EDITOR’S NOTEBOOK

Highly-rated Tigers will have to play hard to avoid the Auburn Curse

Just a few thoughts from this past week... More...

Editorials

Center benefitted from Thomasville community

Late last week, the news came in and it wasn More...

Celebrating 50 years in Montgomery

The Alabama Scene

MONTGOMERY - A personal note to kick off this column: This week is my 50th anniversary as a resident of Montgomery, having moved here from the wonderful little town of Centre (Cherokee County) in August, 1953. More...

Religion

SPIRITUAL REFLECTIONS

Apply the Golden Rule to Ten Commandments monument fight

Alabama appears to be the source of all things interesting these days. I read where Judge Roy Moore had until the 20th of August to remove the Ten Commandments monument from the courthouse. More...

Church Calendar

Agape Ministries to offer Bible Institute Certificate Classes

Registration for Bible Institute Certificate Classes will be August 21 at 6 p.m. This is a 32 week course for certificate and will be taught by Dr. Melvin Pylant D.Th. More...

Sunday School Attendance

Thomasville United Methodist Men

Gilmer Beverly, Ellis Brasell, Laverne Mott, Norman Loper, teacher. More...

Sports

Preseason jamborees begin tonight

THOMASVILLE - Local football teams will get to make a "test run" this week as many are taking part in preseason jamborees Thursday and Friday. More...

Signup for Pee-Wee football is Saturday

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Carswell to pull double duty in basketball season

THOMASVILLE - Thomasville High School Basketball Coach Travis Carswell will be pulling double duty this winter when basketball season begins, coaching both the varsity boys and varsity girls squads. More...