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August 18, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Area people named to

Black Belt Commission

Three area residents have been named by Gov. Bob Riley to the Black Belt Action Commission to propose and work toward solutions to help improve the quality of life in that impoverished region of the state. More...

Blood drive garners 72 units Monday

Doris Dixon (front) of Thomasville and Zack Smith (back), a 2004 graduate of Thomasville High School, were two of the 92 area individuals who gave blood at the Harold Spinks Memorial Blood Drive conducted by the American Red Cross at Thomasville Unit More...

Man indicted for attempted murder of renter

Clarke County Sheriff More...

Rep. Bonner

to be in GroveHill Aug. 25

U.S. Rep. Joe Bonner, R-Alabama, will host a series of town meetings to be conducted throughout the First Congres-sional District on Aug. 25,26 and 27. More...

CWEMC sends crews to Florida

Clarke-Washington Electric Membership Corporation sent two crews to Wauchula, Fla., to aid in the recovery efforts after devastating hurricane Charley tromped its way through the state.The eight-man crew took six vehicles, including a bucket truck an More...

Special Sections

People

Cutting grass is not going to be on my favorite things ‘to do list’

I guess I have always thought cutting grass was a "man thing". Growing up with four brothers, I never had to cut the grass. They were always around to do it, or my dad did it after they left home. More...

Davis and Clarke vows said July 24

Amy Elizabeth Clarke and Richard Matthew Davis were united in marriage Saturday, July 24, 2004 at Grove Hill United Methodist Church. Officiating at the 2 p.m. More...

Bishop - Ashcraft set Sept. 11 wedding date

Mr. and Mrs. Rusty Bishop of Thomasville, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Dara Lianna Bishop to Steven William Ashcraft, Jr. More...

School

Students fall back into swing of things

THSSchool News
By:Allison Jacobs

School is back in session! Many of the students have had to become accustomed to early mornings, dress codes, and actually having to pick up (actually lift them off of a table) books. More...

THS Marching Band Leadership Team

The Thomasville High School Marching Tiger Band Student Leadership Team for Fall 2004: (left to right) Shermeka Hawthorne, Latoya Davis, Jamel Palmer, Ward Bedsole, Jacobi Thompson, Sarah Sparks, Natasha Palmer, Matthew Tyler, Stephany Garcia and Mic More...

Student Leadership Team named for THS band for the new school year

By: Crist Sperling

Thomasville High School has said time and again that the key to a great band lies within a solid Student Leadership Team. If that is true, then this year should promise outstanding results from the band. More...

For The Record

Obituaries

Rev. Calvin Leon Dixon

Rev. Calvin Leon Dixon, 48, of Sweet Water passed away Monday, August 9, 2004 in Birmingham. Funeral services were held August 14 at 1 p.m. at the Independence Baptist Church in Sweet Water with Rev. More...

Clarke County Property Transactions

Ruby Dean Wimberley, to Kenneth Brown. More...

Area Calendar

AL-ANON Meets

AL-ANON meets every Thursday night at 6:30 at Pineview Baptist Church (enter door at Moore Street entrance behind church). For more information call 636-9985. More...

Mayor’s race set Tuesday in Pine Hill

Municipal
elections slated
across region

Thomasville voters will have a quiet day Tuesday while many of their counterparts in neighboring municipalities will be at the polls selecting mayors and council members for the next four years. More...

‘Extraordinary results in ordinary places’

Dr. Grisham detailed "extraordinary results in ordinary places" of several smaller communities that he said had nothing going for them other than local people willing to work together to get things done. More...

Dream, then work for a better Alabama

Congressman Davis talked about the positive changes that have happened in Alabama over the years. More...

Gov. Riley will call election to fill vacant

seat of late Rep. Dolbare

State Rep. Jeff Dolbare died last Thurs-day after a six-year battle with esophageal cancer. He was 57. More...

Dialysis center to host open house Sunday at its

new location on Hwy. 43

An open house is planned for Sunday Aug. 22, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fresenius Medical Care of North America dialysis facility, FMC-NA Thomasville. The new dialysis facility has relocated at 30230 Hwy. More...

Express Check Advance opens in T’ville

Express Check Advance hosted its grand opening on Aug. 4 at its office at 3050 Hwy. 5 in Northchase. More...

T’ville PD reports arrests

Thomasville Police Depart-ment reported two felony arrests and 12 misdemeanor arrests over the past week. The felony arrests were made for Clarke County Sheriff More...

Editorials

Publisher’s

Comments

The first time I ever saw that cemetery it was swept clean of all grass. More...

Editorials

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Religion

Aimwell Baptist to dedicate

fellowship hall on Aug. 28
Times Co-Publisher

Pastor Lon Baxter and members of Aimwell Baptist Church on Marengo Co. Hwy. 17 invite the public to attend the dedication of their new fellowship hall on Saturday, August 28 at 3 p.m. Refreshments will be served. More...

Fellowship hall given final inspection

Several members of Aimwell Baptist Church give their new fellowship hall a final inspection in anticipation of the dedication on Saturday, August 28 at 3 p.m. More...

SPIRITUALREFLECTIONS

Put your hope in Jesus;
you will not be disappointed

 The first thing I noticed about New York City was the size of the people. Thin is in, in NYC. I credit this to the necessity to walk everywhere you go. More...

Sports

Fate Flowers, one of south Marengo’s greats

The Blackbelt probably has produced more than its share of outstanding athletes, especially in the old days when baseball was king. More...

Gaddy wins bodybuilding title

Following a year of preparation, former Thomasville native Sabrina Gaddy, won the Women More...

Preseason jamborees to open football season

By: Charlie Anderson

Finally, the hot and seemingly endless days of preseason football practice are offering up a little reward as the high school teams in this area gear up for preseason jamborees this week. More...