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August 27, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Several nurse assistants terminated at TNH following incident last week

THOMASVILLE - Details were sketchy at press time but a number of nurse assistants have been terminated at Thomasville Nursing Home in the wake of an incident that was reported last week. More...

City looks at selling Henry House

The Thomasville Times

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Don’t forget identification when going to polls on 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 identificattion at the polls before voting on Sept. More...

County commission promises vote in June on tax to pave dirt roads

The Thomasville Times

GROVE HILL - After being accused of "doing nothing" on the dirt road situation in Clarke County, the commission vowed Tuesday to kick the matter back into the hands of the people with a referendum on a tax increase to pay for paving. More...

City residents bid farewell to Hugh Blakeney last week

THOMASVILLE - Residents of Thomasville paid their final respects last week to Hugh Blakeney, who passed away on Monday, August 18 at Mobile Infirmary after open heart surgery. More...

Commissioners complete recent training class

Special to the Times

MONTGOMERY-Local county commissioners have joined an elite group of county officials in Alabama by completing 50 hours of training from the Alabama Local Government Training Institute on the basic responsibilities of the county commission. More...

Troopers urge safe driving during Labor Day

MONTGOMERY-Alabama State Troopers will conduct line patrols, saturation details, checkpoints and aerial speed enforcement as part of their statewide Labor Day weekend traffic safety plan, according to Col. More...

Thomasville Police make one felony arrest

THOMASVILLE - Thomasville Police handled 45 complaints from August 18 through August 24, resulting in one felony arrest and 12 misdemeanor arrests. More...

Chamber of Commerce to meet September 9

The Thomasville Chamber of Commerce wants to recognize the contributions of local businesses to improving the quality of life for all citizens of our city. More...

Moving Up In Rank

Ross Taekwondo held its promotional rank testing August 7, 2003. Those receiving new ranks are pictured left to right. front row: B. J. Green-green belt and Robert Green-yellow belt; middle row: Stephen Richardson-Sr. More...

Work continues on joint water system to supply Jackson, Thomasville

The Thomasville Times

THOMASVILLE - Work on getting the water supply situation resolved for Thomasville through the Southwest Alabama Regional Water Supply District is continuing but Mayor Sheldon Day said a lot of red tape will have to be waded through before work on the More...

Special Sections

People

Thomasville Reunion draws more than 200 people to town for weekend filled with events

Tenth Reunion actually marks 20 years of gatherings in city

THOMASVILLE - More than 200 people poured into Thomasville this past weekend to renew old acquaintances and make some new ones in the tenth Thomasville Reunion. More...

LOOKING BACK

Goldenrod already beginning to bloom

In just a few more days the month of August will be past and we will begin to see the signs of fall as September sets the scene. Last year I stayed so close to home I didn More...

Homier tool sale is this weekend

Homier Mobile Merchants will roll into Thomasville on Saturday, August 30 at the downtown shopping center on 200 Alabama Avenue, West, starting at noon - 7 PM each day. More...

School

2003 Tigerettes

2003 Tigerettes are: (l to r): Brandi Thornton, Latoya Davis, Dianna Baker, Sequoya Ellis, Chan Carter, Aundra Hancock, Britney Gwin, Latoria Waters, Selena Whitney, Whitney Pritchett, Jane Robinson and Brittany Allen. More...

SWHS holds Open House recently

Special to the Times

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Auxiliary figures heavily in halftime show

THS Band News

THOMASVILLE - The THS Marching Tiger Band has been working hard for nearly one month to bring to the public a very unique halftime show. More...

For The Record

Obituaries

Rex Beverly

Rex Beverly, age 69, of Arlington, died Wednesday, August 20, 2003 at his home. He retired from James River Corp. after more than 30 years. He was a member of Countyline Baptist Church and was chairman of deacons. More...

Clarke County Property Transactions

Full Story

Marriage Licenses

Full Story

Thomasville Police charge man with murder in Tuesday evening shooting

The Thomasville Times

THOMASVILLE - One man is dead and another is in jail on murder charges following a shooting that occurred in the Choctaw Corner area of Thomasville Tuesday evening. More...

Marengo lawmen probe deaths

LINDEN - Marengo County lawmen are continuing to probe the death of a 52-year old woman and her three-year old granddaughter at a residence located just north of Linden on County Road 44. More...

Council votes to raise tobacco tax

The Thomasville Times

THOMASVILLE - Whether you enjoy lighting one up or putting a relaxing pinch between your cheek and gum, it More...

Commission wants to keep security setup, promises changes

The Thomasville Times

GROVE HILL - While they stopped short of saying it would be removed, Clarke County More...

Work on hospital sale continues, officials say

The Thomasville Times

THOMASVILLE - Work continues on the sale of Thomasville Infirmary as people from all three parties involved are trying to get everything in order by the tentative closing date of Sept. 15. More...

Pine Hill Police report quiet week

From staff reports

PINE HILL - Pine Hill Police had a quiet week from August 18 through August 24, responding to just 21 complaints. More...

Ackerman Kills Big Rattler

Ty Ackerman killed this big rattlesnake last week behind his house. He dispatched the big serpent with a blast from his .410-gauge shotgun. The snake sported 14 rattles and a button. He is the son of Scott and Wendy Ackerman of Thomasville. More...

Shoes For Orphans

Rob Moore, Ginger Moore, Bonnie Parten, Tammy Sumerlin and Teresa Green show off shoes collected in the area through a drive sponsored by WMBV Radio. More...

First US Bank receives four-star rating

THOMASVILLE  More...

State publishes new book on freshwater pond management

The Alabama Department of Conservation More...

Thomasville Police Weekly Activity Report

Full Story

Man wanted on warrants arrested for trying to assault lawmen

GROVE HILL - A man who was wanted for outstanding warrants wound up being arrested for trying to assault Clarke County Sheriff More...

City council deals with several economic development issues at Monday night meeting

The Thomasville Times

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Lawmen Arrest Drug Suspects

Last Wednesday morning, August 20, law enforcement agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Drug Enforcement Administration and other federal agencies teamed up with Alabama State Troopers and lawmen from Marengo County, Pine Hill and oth More...

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. Ticket are $35 per seat. More...

Editorials

EDITOR’S NOTEBOOK

Editor dispatches black widow with screams, bug spray

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

Congress returns to Washington to handle long to-do list in upcoming session

U.S. Congressman

WASHINGTON, D.C. More...

Circus can’t touch Moore fiasco

The Alabama Scene

MONTGOMERY - There was a story making the rounds in Montgomery this week end. It seems that Ringling Brothers or some other circus of note had cancelled its scheduled appearance here in a few weeks. More...

Religion

SPIRITUAL REFLECTIONS

Separating faith from politics on tax vote

Like David in the Bible, I More...

Hogue to be installed as new pastor at New Greater First Baptist Church

THOMASVILLE - Rev. Carlton L. Hogue has been preaching at Thomasville More...

Sunday School Attendance

Thomasville United Methodist Men

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

Sports

Sweet Water, Thomasville clash set for tonight

The Thomasville Times

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Marengo prepares for Essex Hornets

DIXONS MILLS - Marengo High School Football Coach Woodrow "Bear" Campbell said the main thing he found out about Thursday night More...

Can’t Quite Drag Him Down!

Marengo More...