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September 16, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

25 Years Ago this Week Hurricane Frederic damages homes and trees in area

Thursday, Sept. 20, 1979 Hurricane Frederic roared into Thomasville at approximately 4 a.m. last Thursday morning. Local residents began to feel some of the force of the storm Wednesday night as winds started gusting and rains fell. More...

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The Thomasville City Schools dismissed on Wednesday, September 15, 2004 and will remain closed until school administrators assess damage and power is restored. More...

‘Christmas in September’ at TBC Sept. 26

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Hurricane Frederic was last one to affect the state

It is the middle of September, the season of fall! We think of cooling breezes, blue skies and soft mist in the early morning. It is usually so pleasant and beautiful, but this year, as this is written, we are looking at a different scene. More...

Class of ’65 to reunite

The Class of 1965 of Clarke County High School is making preliminary plans for a class reunion in 2005. Contact with all class members will be attempted. More...

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People

Phillips and Bender to say vows Oct. 9

Mr. and Mrs. Roy Lee Phillips of Thomasville an-nounce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kristi Miranda Phillips to Levi Bender, son of Hamp Bender, Jr. of Ft. Deposit and Mr. and Mrs. Delano Walker of Syrene. More...

Rutherford, Kelsoe to wed Sept. 13 in Liberty

Billie Jolene Rutherford and Winford Daniel Kelsoe announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. More...

Asbury Baptist Church annual homecoming

Asbury Baptist Church will hold their annual Homecoming service, Sept. 19. Everyone is invited for dinner on the ground and singing, featuring The Men of Music at 1:30 p.m. More...

Religion

Don’t just grow older but grow

"I%27m not old but I%27m getting a whole lot older." This describes me pretty well these days. Last week I was notified by my high school class we were celebrating our 20th reunion. More...

Wright named ‘Most Promising’

David Wright, pastor at Pine Hill Church of God, strums a tune on his banjo. He was recently named More...

Pine Hill pastor has shot at playing with the ‘stars’

Pine Hill Church of God Pastor David Wright was named the Most Promising Instrument-talist of the Year recently at a competition of bluegrass musicians in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. More...

Sports

Tigers hook GSHS Dolphins 53 to 17

The Thomasville Tigers traveled to the Alabama Gulf Coast and dominated the Dolphins of Gulf Shores High School Friday night 53 to 17. In the game the Tiger offense rolled up 446 total yards of offense with 405 of them coming on the ground. More...

Bulldogs block out Sunshine 61 to 16

The Sweet Water Bulldogs continued to score at a torrid pace last Friday night as they beat Sunshine High School 61 to 16 and improved their season record to 2 and 1 and their area four record to 2 and 0. More...

Weathering the storms of this life

Twenty five years ago today a relative of More...

Hurricane Ivan affects the greater Gulf Coast

Hurricane Ivan continued to churn in the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday. The hurricane is expected to make landfall and impact Clarke County today. Thomasville residents calmly prepared for Ivan More...

Important emergency numbers to have on hand

Emergency numbers to have on hand For ALL emergencies911 More...

Hog-dog trial stager found guilty

Johnny Hayes, the owner of H and H Kennels, near Coffee-ville, where hog-dog trials have been staged for a long time, was found guilty of animal cruelty Sept. 8 in Clarke County District Court. More...

CMC Gas prepares for storm at home, at beach

Jack Johnson, manager of Clarke-Mobile Counties Gas District, joked Monday that he had tried to sell the district More...

Nation’s Quick Cash grand opening

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Council meets breifly Monday

The Thomasville City Council delayed paying a $187,000-plus paving bill because one council member doubted that much paving could be done in a two-week period. More...

2004 UW campaign kicksoff in Clarke County

The Clarke County United Way held a kickoff luncheon for its 2004 campaign Sept. 8 at the Grove Hill United Methodist Church. More...

Calendar

Area Calendar

Rambling Rose Queen Pageant The 2004 Rambling Rose Queen Pageant, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 18 at the cafetorium, has been postponed due to hurricane Ivan. More...

Editorials

My life has changed a lot since Sept. 11

The talking-heads-in-a-box, otherwise known as news and talk show anchors, keep asking the same question. More...

Editorial

The Clarke County United Way kicks off this month and perhaps now is a good time to reflect on your personal opinion of the organization and the work it does. More...

A man doesn’t start going downhill until he’s 40

September 15, 1954 The American Psycho logical Association, in a recent report, claims that a man starts getting More...

School

THS band breaking all barriers

The Thomasville High School Marching Band has exceeded many of their own expectations for the year. The band continues to work hard to make the halftime show a complete success. The students have spent a great deal of time this week on the closer, More...

Clarinet section of THS band

Members of the clarinet section: (front) Natasha Palmer; second row (L-R) are Talisha Jackson, Kenesha Danzy, Erin Jackson, Marissa Jackson, Brooklyn Scott; third row, Dawn Baker, Jessica Bridges, Jeanette Sewell, Morgan Downey, and Sineice Watkins; More...

THS celebrated several victories this past week

One more week has come and gone at THS. Students throughout the school have celebrated our school More...

For The Record

Obituaries

Raven Elizabeth Baugh Raven Elizabeth Baugh, 13, of Grove Hill died at USA Medical Center Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2004. Funeral services were Thursday, Sept. 9 at 2 p.m. at O More...


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