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October 28, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Auxiliary plans Christmas tree lighting

The only thing that glitters more brightly than a Christmas tree is the love of a family gathered around it. More...

Council moves forward on civic center renovations

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day commented on the condition of the civic center building at Monday night More...

Brock thanks Mayor Day

Ms. Carrie Brock of Thomasville presented Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day with a plaque of appreciation at the Thomasville City Council meeting Monday night. More...

Pine Hill reports light week

The Pine Hill Police Department reported a quiet week Oct. 18-24. More...

Foundation lights up downtown

Sharon Jones of the Clarke County Development Foundation speaks to members and the public at the foundation More...

Hunters strongly urged to use caution in the woods

The damage from Hurricane Ivan extends from the Gulf Coast into much of Alabama More...

Stallworth to participate in NYLF

Fightress Stallworth of Camden, was recently selected to participate in the National Youth Leadership Forum in Law (NYLF/LAW) from Tuesday, Oct. 26 to Sunday, Oct. 31 in Washington, D.C. More...

United States Senate Race

Richard Shelby, of Tuscaloosa, was elected to the U.S. House in 1978 and was re-elected in 1980, 1982 and 1984. He was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1986 and was re-elected in 1992 and 1998. More...

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Place No. 2

Roger M. More...

Court of Civil Appeals Judge

Tommy Bryan Tommy Bryan, 48, of Brantley, is a lawyer, assistant state attorney general and associate general counsel for the Alabama Department of Environmental Management. More...

United States Representative, 7th Congressional District

Steve F. Cameron Steve Cameron, of Selma, says he More...

Bethel Baptist District donates to Red Cross

The Bethel Baptist District Association held its annual session Oct. 15-16 with Rock-babylon Missionary Bap-tist Church Dixons Mills, Rev. Norris Pauley, pastor. Rev. James G. Curry, moderator and pastor of New Hope No. More...

Ghostwalk offers great family fun

Pictured at Ghostwalk are (left to right) Paul Bradford, Carol Ann Day, Sheldon More...

Many cases in circuit court Monday and Tuesday

The criminal jury term of Clarke County Circuit Court began this week. Cases on the dockets were either settled or continued Monday and Tuesday. More...

Special Sections

People

Taite, Ingram to wed in Nashville Dec. 4

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Winston Taite of Scyrene announce the engagement of their daughter, Tara Terrell to Jelani Adofo Ingram, son of Drs. Eben and Judith Ingram of Lawrenceville, Ga. More...

Glass, Griffith exchanging vows in Homewood

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Wilson Glass of Vestavia Hills announce the engagement of their daughter Dana to Matthew Lee Griffith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Eugene Griffith of Signal Mountain, Tenn. More...

Central Baptist in Dixons Mills hosts director of Ariel Ministries

Central Baptist Church of Dixons Mills will have as a special speaker from Nov. 7-11, Dr. Arnold Fruchtenbaum. Dr. More...

School

THS busy with holiday activities

Thomasville High School is extraordinarily busy this month. Football games, school plays, class projects and school organizational involvement have consumed students More...

TES third grade students meet Accelerated Reader goal

Third grade students at Thomasville Elementary School, who met their Accelerated Reader personal point goal for the first nine weeks and achieved 80 per cent or better academically, were rewarded with a popcorn and movie party recently. More...

ASCC announces deadline for winter nursing program

The deadline for Practical Nursing (LPN) for the Alabama Southern Community College Nursing Program is Nov. 8, 2004. More...

For The Record

Obituaries

Maida Camelle Carter Dozier Maida Camelle Carter Dozier, 84, a native of Butler and a resident of Thomasville died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2004 at her home. More...

Clarke County Property Transactions

Marriage license applications Robert Charles Boykin, to Angelia Pruitt; Rodger Lamar Dean, to Ruth Dianne Campbell; Travis Christian Dungan, to Aaron Gail Etheredge; Andy Walters, to Erika Iris Megginson; Rufus Scott Jr., to Pamela Vaughn Dixon. More...

Three men killed in area accidents

Three people were killed this week in one vehicle accidents in and around Thomasville. More...

Voter turnout light in most of District 65

Dolbare and Lathan now in runoff

Turnout was extremely light in the northernmost precincts of House District 65 for the special Democratic primary held Tuesday. More...

Voters urged to continue ad valorem tax Nov. 2

Voters will decide Tuesday on the continuation of existing property taxes to support public schools in Clarke County and Thomasville. More...

Local arts and crafts hobbyist adds smiles to teachers’ day

Charlotte Tyler adds special touches to her delightful hand painted pumpkins. More...

Attempted rape suspect arrested

A 12-year -old girl was taken from the parking lot of Clarke Street Baptist Church on McFadden Drive, Saturday, Oct. 9. More...

BOE handles brief agenda

The Thomasville City Board of Education worked through a short agenda on Oct. 21, adjourning into executive session a mere 15 minutes into the regularly scheduled meeting. More...

Water project proceeds on schedule

An update of the progress of the Regional Water District was the primary topic of the Thomasville Water Works and Sewer Board, Monday. More...

Clarke County gets 400 flu shots; 50 more than 2003

The Clarke County Health Department began administering 400 doses of the flu vaccine to county residents on Tuesday. That More...

Agents make drug arrests on Choctaw Corner Road

Two Clarke County men were arrested last week following search warrants, executed by Task Force One agents. More...

Wade McGilberry awarded Mitchell Scholarship at USA

The University of South Alabama introduced the latest winners of the Abraham Mitchell Scholars Program, the University More...

Presidential & Vice President of United States Race

President George W. Bush George W. Bush (R) is the 43rd President of the United States. He was sworn into office January 20, 2001, after a campaign in which he outlined sweeping proposals to reform America More...

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Place No. 1

Tom Parker Tom Parker, of Montgomery, is the Special Projects Manager for The More...

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Place No. 3

Michael F. Bolin Mike Bolin, 56, of Birmingham, is a lawyer and probate judge in Jefferson County. More...

United States Representative, 1st Congressional District

Judy Belk Judy Belk (D), of Citronelle, is a graduate of the University of South Alabama, where she earned her bachelor More...

Voters to decide on eight amendments on Tuesday

There will be eight statewide constitutional amendments on the Nov. 2 general election ballot. More...

Clarke County Historical Society to meet Oct. 31

The Clarke County Historical Society will meet Sunday, Oct. 31 at 3:30 p.m. at the Grove Hill Town Hall. The guest speaker will be Tina Naremore Jones, an associate professor of English at the University of West Alabama. More...

Debris removal begins in the county Tuesday

Clarke County Engineer Sam Noble reported to County Commissioners Monday that major collection of storm debris should begin Tuesday and at that point there were two designated disposal sites, one in the Allen area and the other on Kansas Road east of More...

Teach children trick-or-treat safety for a good Halloween

Holloween can pose many dangers, and parents need to warn children about them so they can have a fun and injury-free Halloween. More...

Calendar

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). More...

Editorials

Nov. 2 election will determine ideological direction of America

President of API It has been said many times over the last few months that this is a critical election, but it bears repeating, for there is more in the balance in this election than in any other in most of our lifetimes. More...

Some women think more of their houses than husbands

Oct. 13, 1954 According to the papers two prominent Oakdale, Calif. couples have switched mates after marriages lasting 18 and 21 years. More...

Local ad valorem taxes for our children’s education

No one likes the idea of new taxes. In fact, the word More...

Religion

Church Calendar

Bassett Creek Baptist Church Gospel Singing Bassett Creek Baptist Church, located three miles north of Grove Hill, will host nationally known gospel group More...

One can become a ‘person of great faith’ through God’s grace, Jesus and time

I am not a More...

Sunday School Attendance

Thomasville United Methodist Church Men More...

Sports

THS Tigers run over Bulldogs 47-12

Jarmin Rothchild readies himself to take the snap from center Caleb Wells. More...

Unsung heroes among us

Taking Names and Keeping Score Charlie Anderson More...

Panthers exorcise Demons 22-8

The Marengo High Panthers ventured into McIntosh Demon territory last Friday night and came back with their second win of the 2004 season. More...


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