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November 26, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Rains Aid Sweet Potatoes

Norman Loper of Thomasville grew a big crop of Bunch Puerto Rican Sweet Potatoes down at his farm in the Chance area. More...

Christmas parades start Saturday

FULTON - Clarke County municipalities are getting into the holiday spirit. Most businesses, and some residents, have already decorated for the season and soon Santa will be making his appearance in local parades and listening to children More...

Group Helps Salvation Army

Alabama Southern More...

Special Sections

Editorials

EDITOR’S NOTEBOOK

A few thoughts on winter heat, ground spew and quick hunts

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

State employees will have to sacrifice

The Alabama Scene

MONTGOMERY - Some weeks ago Gov. Bob Riley announced the appointment of a 40-member committee with a rather wordy title: "The Governor More...

Nation about to jump off the solid rock

Alabama Policy Institute

According to the British historian Arnold Toynbee, history shows that great nations rise and great nations fall, but "...the autopsy of history is that all great nations commit suicide." More...

Religion

SPIRITUAL REFLECTIONS

We must learn to thank God for the things we already have

Everybody says they want it, but most people run right by it. What is it? Contentment is what everybody wants but no one seems to have. More...

Church Calendar

Thanksgiving Day Worship Announced

At 10 a.m. on the day set aside by Presidential Proclamation, Thursday, Nov. 27, A Thanksgiving Day Service will be held at the Camden ARP Church, 209 Broad Street. More...

Historical Society to hear about stavemaking

Special to the Times

GROVE HILL More...

Sports

Aaron Johns in running for Class 4A Back of the Year

Clarke County

MONTGOMERY - A panel of 18 sports writers, covering the entire state, chose the three back and lineman finalists of the year for each class last Thursday in Montgomery. More...

Wilson Hall takes top spot in TMS tournament

WHMS

THOMASVILLE - Thomasville Middle School More...

Soccer Gets Underway

Soccer got underway Saturday in Thomasville as the city league season got kicked off. League play is set to continue in the coming weeks. More...

Day: City has ‘issues’ with Jackson on water venture

The Thomasville Times

THOMASVILLE - Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day told the Water Works and Sewer Board Monday night that the joint water project at Jackson is at an important crossroads and the future of the venture would likely be decided at a meeting Tuesday. More...

Weekend BBQ events must have special permit, city says

The Thomasville Times

THOMASVILLE - Groups who have been selling barbecue and other food items for charity and other fundraisers will now be required to obtain a special permit from the Clarke County Health Department. More...

MN man runs down river bank to escape ‘agents’

COFFEEVILLE - Clarke County sheriff More...

Shoe Gallery Opens

The Shoe Gallery, located in North Chase Shopping Center, held its ribbon cutting Saturday. Pictured with store owner Cynthia Haskins is her husband, Jeff, some of the store employees and members of the Chamber of Commerce. More...

Attempted murder cases on docket

GROVE HILL - A special criminal jury term is scheduled to begin Monday in Clarke County Circuit Court. One murder case is scheduled for trial as well as six attempted murder cases. More...

Unemployment shows small dip in SW Alabama

MONTGOMERY - Four of the six counties in southwest Alabama saw a drop in unemployment from October, 2002 to October, 2003 but workless rates continue to remain high in the region. More...

Rising food prices could make holiday more expensive

MONTGOMERY - Soaring food prices will push the cost of Thanksgiving dinner higher this year, despite savings on turkeys. According to the Alabama Farmers Federation More...

Calendar

Fulton Christmas Parade

The Fulton Christmas Parade with the theme: Joy to the World will be Saturday, Nov. 29 with line up at 1 p.m. and the start of the parade at 2 p.m. Unity II Civic and Social Club will be selling concessions at Spencer Chapel AME Church. More...

People

Local Soldier On Duty In Iraq

Staff Sgt. Derrick Gwin helps remove a bomb left over from Iraq More...

Yuletide Procession slated for Dec. 6

THOMASVILLE - Edmon McKinley, chairman of the annual Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade, has announced this year More...

Chamber seeking COY nominations

THOMASVILLE - Look around our community and you are sure to see someone who deserves recognition, although he or she doesn More...

School

THS

News
THS students getting ready for holiday break

Recovering from the hype of the Alabama-Auburn football match-up, Thomasville High School is once again gearing up for a much anticipated break. More...

Group Takes Part In Activities

Thomasville City Schools More...

Local Student Named Honorary Construction Worker

Adam Rice of Thomasville was recently named to the "Honorary Construction Crew" at the University of Mobile More...

For The Record

Obituaries

W.C. Anderson

W.C. Anderson, age 52, of Thomasville died November 13, 2003 at Thomasville Infirmary. More...

Courthouse Records

GROVE HILL - The following property transactions were recorded at the Clarke County Probate Office as of Wednesday, Nov. 19: More...

Commission tables property purchase

GROVE HILL - The approval of a resolution for the county to purchase land from the Clarke County Industrial Board for an industrial park was tabled until the Dec. 23 county commission meeting. More...


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