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September 30, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Day full of fun planned for downtown Thomasville all day Saturday

The Rambling Rose Festival is scheduled for Oct. 2, in downtown Thomasville. Admission is free. More...

Street dance features Birmingham group

When Thomasville residents celebrated the end of World War II. They did it in style, with a street dance in the heart of the city. More...

Sheehan remembered as kind

Mike Sheehan died Sept. 17, after losing his battle with cancer. His death left a hole in Thomasville More...

Dinner honors 1166th

The Howard family of Thomasville enjoy a dinner provided by the City of Thomasville and the Thomasville Area Chamber of Commerce, on Sunday, Sep. 26. The dinner was hosted in honor of the men and women of the 1166th Military Police Unit. More...

Nuns reunite at Rose Festival

Nunsense will reunite at the Rambling Rose Festival, Saturday. The More...

Gaddy relapses after slow progress

After a week of optimistic recovery John Gaddy, the young man who sustained head injuries due to an automobile accident recently, relapsed on Sunday. More...

Nuns reunite at Rose Festival

Nunsense will reunite at the Rambling Rose Festival, Saturday. The More...

Abby’s Answer walks Oct. 9

Two-year-old Abigail Davis starts every day with a finger stick and a smile. She was diagnosed with Type I Juvenile Diabetes 10 months ago. More...

Suicide attempt leads to chase and arrest

Eddie M. Smith of Thomasville was arrested Sept. 22 after releasing himself from Thomasville Infirmary and walking down the middle of Highway 43. He was being treated for a suspected suicide attempt. More...

Special Sections

People

Worthwhile Club installs new officers for 2004-05

The Thomasville Worthwhile Club met on Sept. 8 in the clubroom. Delicious refreshments were served by the hostesses, Maggie Smith, Elizabeth Forehand and Ann Harrison. The meeting was called to order by the president, Jane Eriksen. More...

Roe, Stockman to say vows Oct. 23

Mr. and Mrs. Rodney D. More...

Ashworth, Wiggins to wed in St. Stephens Park Oct. 2

Anita M. Ashworth of Malcolm and Michael C. Wiggins of Dickinson would like to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. More...

School

THS 2004 Homecoming Court

The THS Homecoming Court for 2004 is front (L to R), Shauntae Bennett, Jr., Allison Jacobs, Sr., Whitney Pritchett, Sr., Haley Bradford, Sr., Selena Whitney, Jr.; back, Shaneka Nicholson, Soph., Hannah Etheridge, Soph., Abbey Rish, Fresh. More...

THS making up for lost days

Thomasville City Schools have been making up lost time due to Hurricane Ivan. The students and staff at THS were unable to attend school for five days because of the destruction the Ivan left behind. More...

Coffeeville “Ole Timers” reunion set for Oct. 16

All former students, teachers and their families of Coffeeville High School are invited to attend an "Ole Timers" Reunion to be held at the School on Saturday, Oct. 16 with registration beginning at 9 a.m. More...

For The Record

Obituaries

Tommy D. Allen Tommy D. Allen, 60, of Bessemer died Thursday, Sept. 16, 2004 at U. A. B. West in Bessemer. Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 25, 1 p.m., at Midway Baptist Church in Dickinson with Rev. William H. Sharp, Jr. officiating. More...

Clarke County Property Transactions

Marriage license applications Howard Nathan Bolivar, to Chelsa Ann McGill; Jonathan Louis Chance, to Beverly Lee Bumpers; Ladarrell Reshun Perine, to Kimberly Lashee Gibby; Steven William Ashcraft, to Dara Lianna Bishop; John Edward Pigott, to An More...

Hurricane Ivan forces schools to lengthen calendar

BOE adds five days to regular calendar

The Thomasville City School Board of Education accepted a recommendation to reorganize the school calendar in order to make up the 5 days missed due to Hurricane Ivan. More...

DARE officer makes a difference

Careful observation of Officer John Thornton reveals a person with a love for children and an easy-going demeanor. This personality duo made him the perfect candidate for the DARE instructor in Thomasville. More...

Nickelodeon Day of Fun coincides with Festival and kids area activities

The Rose Festival will participate in the Nickeoleon International Day of Play on Oct. 2. More...

5K begins at 8 a.m.

The Rambling Rose Charity 5K will begin at 8 a.m. at Thomasville City Hall. The 5K is open to all runners and walkers. More...

Nuthin New Car show downtown Thomasville Oct. 2

The Nuthin New Car Show will take place in conjunction with the Rose Festival. The show will be downtown. More...

Water board hears update from mayor

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day began Monday night More...

Hotline and help available for cattlemen

Causalities of Hurricane Ivan that have been overlooked by authorities is dead cows, killed by falling trees or other calamities of the Sept. 16 storm. More...

Charity 5K begins at 8 a.m. Saturday

The Rambling Rose Charity 5K will begin at 8 a.m. at Thomasville City Hall, on Saturday, October 2. The 5K is open to all runners and walkers. More...

Butts defends his company at council meeting

Jimmy Butts, manager of Southwest Alabama Constr-uction, confronted the Thomasville City Council concerning the tabling of payment of a bill for his company. More...

Benefit yard sale at Museum

Rain or shine, a benefit yard sale wll be held at the Helms House in Grove Hill on Friday and Saturday, October 1 and 2, beginning at 8 a.m. All proceeds benefit the Clarke County Museum. More...

Butts defends his company at council meeting

Jimmy Butts, manager of Southwest Alabama Constr-uction, confronted the Thomasville City Council concerning the tabling of payment of a bill for his company. More...

Benefit yard sale at Museum

Rain or shine, a benefit yard sale wll be held at the Helms House in Grove Hill on Friday and Saturday, October 1 and 2, beginning at 8 a.m. All proceeds benefit the Clarke County Museum. More...

Gaddy relapses after slow progress

After a week of optimistic recovery John Gaddy, the young man who sustained head injuries due to an automobile accident recently, relapsed on Sunday. More...

Alleged sex offender tries to elude deputies

A man wanted on sexual abuse charges attempted to run from Clarke County Sheriff More...

Third annual Ronald McDonald House benefit set for Oct. 12 at Fish House

Steak and shrimp dinner to benefit local families served by Ronald McDonald House of Mobile More...

County continues recovery from Hurricane Ivan

The Clarke County Commission voted during Tuesday More...

Calendar

Women in Winter

The regular fall area meeting of the Women in Winter scheduled to be held in October at the William Temple CME Church in Thomasville has been cancelled until further notice. More...

Editorials

French classes caused poor grades in English

September 29, 1954 Many of our young people are entering college this year-more, perhaps, than any previous year. All of us are glad to see our high school graduates have this fine opportunity for further study. So many of them, though, don More...

Letters To The Editor

Fathers who work to restore lights to others are heroes

Dear Editor, Begging your assistance, I am attempting an almost impossible task, but I am impractical enough to believe that it can be accomplished. More...

Siegelman looks for money while prosecutors look for new judge

Former Gov. Don Siegelman has put out another mass mailing seeking contributions to help him pay his mounting legal bills. More...

Sports

Need new players? They are out there!

Charlie Anderson With football season well underway and the hopes and aspirations of football fans being either fueled by their team More...

Tigers repel Raiders 42-0

The Thomasville Tigers extended their home field winning streak to 10 in a row and 14 out of their last 15 games when they defeated the Greensboro Raiders this past Friday. More...

SWHS Bulldogs pummels MHS Panthers Friday night

This past Friday night the Sweet Water High School Bulldogs completely shut down the Marengo High Panthers holding them to 44 yards of total offense. More...