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October 14, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Thomasville continues revitalization

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Weatherly touches lives of Ukrainian children

Kim Weatherly of Thomasville recently ministered to Ukrainian children close to the Ukraine capitol of Kyiv. She brought back pictures, friendships and memories but she left her heart. More...

Theater to reopen this weekend

The Thomasville Theater is reopening this weekend after being closed due to damage to the building from Hurricane Ivan. Theater owners Jerry and Linda Edwards have replaced the roof and ceiling of the theater and have cleaned the seats and carpet. More...

Hurricane expense may top $600,000

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Regional water district plans progress on schedule

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day told the water works and sewer board Monday that the new Southwest Alabama Regional Water Supply District is progressing and if plans continue on schedule the new plant could be producing water by November 2006. More...

Kevin Lyles reports via e-mail from China

Praise the Lord from China. We arrived in Beijing one week ago; it was a little bit of a culture shock. It More...

THS Class of 1984 reunion

The Thomasville High School Class of 1984 reunited during the past weekend. The classmates attended the THS vs. More...

THS Alumni and Friends Reunion Oct. 2

The Thomasville High School Alumni and Friends Reunion was held Oct. 2 at the Thomasville Baptist Church Fellowship Hall with 75 plus attending. It was held in conjunction with the Rose Festival and the honored class this year was the Class of 1954. More...

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People

Little, Garrick exchanged vows in McIntosh Sept. 13

The wedding of Kimberly Little to Gary Garrick, Jr. took place Sept. 18 at 5 p.m. at Reed More...

First Annual Mockingbird Market Nov. 5 and 6

The Monroeville Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce our first annual Mockingbird Market on November 5th and 6th at the Monroeville Community House. More...

Births

Gates Mr. and Mrs. Russell Gates (nee Tara Cooper) of Thomasville announce the birth of their son, Anderson Lee. He was born Sept. 22, 2004 at the Mobile Infirmary Medical Center and weighed 6 pounds, 15.9 ounces and was 20 inches long. More...

School

Drama Club collecting goods for T.O.T.S Eat

The Thomasville High School football team had an outstanding performance last Friday night against the UMS Wright Bulldogs. More...

Firemen visit Fulton Head Start

Fulton Volunteer Fireman Jamie Agee shakes hands with youngsters at Fulton Head Start. The fireman talked with the children about smoke detectors, the More...

Sweet Water receives grant from education program

Sweet Water High School has received a $500 grant from the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance program. More...

For The Record

Obituaries

William Stokes Barkley William Stokes Barkley, 69, of Myrtlewood died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2004 at his home. Funeral services were held at Myrtlewood Baptist Church at 2 p.m Friday Oct. 8 with Rev. Steve Walley and Rev. Andy Mims officiating. More...

Voters go to the polls to renew school tax Nov. 2

Clarke County voters will vote on two important local referendum questions Nov. More...

Pine Hill denied road paving grant

The Pine Hill Town Council learned Monday evening that it was denied an ADECA (Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs) block grant, which would have assisted in paying for much needed road paving throughout Pine Hill. More...

Overstreet dies due to injuries

Jeremy Calvin Overstreet, 22, of Thomasville died of injuries due to a recent automobile accident on Old Highway 5. He was buried Saturday. More...

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Food stamps valued at $746,344 issued in Clarke County last week

The Clarke County Depart-ment of Human Resouces in Grove Hill issued $746,344 in emergency food stamps to help Hurricane Ivan victims last week. More...

Bands play at stadium Saturday

The first annual Southwest Alabama Showcase of Bands is set for Saturday at Anderson Field beginning at 2 p.m. More...

Suspect arrested for shooting into home on Bashi Road

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Clarke County Development Foundation to hold annual meeting in city

The Clarke County d evelopment Foundation (CCDF) will hold its first annual meeting in October. The meeting will be held in Thomasville on Thursday, October 21. Weather permitting, the event will be held outside in the downtown area. More...

PH officers, federal agents arrest 2 on federal charges

On Oct. 7 at approximately 8:00 a.m. Federal ATF agents along with ATF Firearm Task Force agents and A.B.I. agents, Alabama State Troopers, Motor Carrier Trooper with K-9 and Pine Hill Police Department More...

Callier awarded certificate of appreciation Sept. 24

Mr. Alvin Callier, a resident of Grove Hill, was recently recognized at a luncheon at Greil Memorial Hospital in Montgomery. More...

Cole Brothers Circus is coming to Mobile

The Cole Bros. Circus, The World More...

Calvary Baptist Church in Greenwood to host The Revelators

There will be a gospel singing at Calvary Baptist Church in Greenwood (four miles north of Grove Hill) Saturday night, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. Featured singers will be The Revelators from Thomasville and others. More...

Editorials

House 65 candidates offer views on the issues

The Oct. 26 primary date for the special election to fill the vacant District 65 seat in the Alabama House of Representatives is just weeks away. More...

Letters to the Editor

Thanks to festival chairman, volunteers Festival success was a team effort

Thanks to festival chairman, volunteers Festival success was a team effort More...

Religion

Ready to go, Ready my place to fill

This past week my uncle George Sullivan hit a large bump in the road of life. He underwent open heart surgery at Jackson Hospital here in Montgomery. The Doctors replaced a valve and did four by-passes. George More...

Freedomland Quartet to perform at County Line

Freedomland Quartet to perform at County Line Baptist Church Sunday, Oct. 31 at 6 p.m. Bro. David Boyd, pastor, invites everyone to come. More...

Church Calendar

Thomasville United Pentecostal Church The Thomasville United Pentecostal Church, 200 Adams Ave. (up the street from City Hall), has opened a day care center from Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. ages six weeks to six years. More...

Sports

UMS-W Bulldogs edge THS Tigers in classic battle

As the final whistle blew Friday night at Anderson Field, the UMS Bulldogs had managed to slip past the Thomasville Tigers 21-20 in a hard fought high school classic. More...

True winners continue to win even in a loss

Taking Names and Keeping Score

There are many things that tend to get our juices flowing More...

Sweet Water rolls over Carrolton, 55-20

A large homecoming crowd enjoyed seeing their Bulldogs defeat the visitors from Carrolton 55-20. With the win the Bulldogs improved their seasonal record to 5 and 1 and their regional record to 4 and 0. More...


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