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November 4, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Parade theme announced for Christmas

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Variety of characters look forward to trick-or-treats

The children at Jack and Jill Preschool in Thomasville recently celebrated Halloween at a fall party. The children dressed in a wide variety of costumes and were delighted with treats of caramel apples, cookies and candy. More...

Citizen of the Year nominations sought

Send in you citizen of the year nomination letters now More...

Adoption conference set for Saturday in Mobile

An Alabama Post Adoption Connections (APAC) and the Alabama Adoption Coalition for an adoption conference will be held Nov. 6 from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. at St. Dominic More...

Wal-Mart donates to Thomasville Police and Fire Departments

Wal-Mart of Thomasville recently donated $1,000 to the Thomasville Police Department and the Thomasville Volunteer Fire Department. The donations were made through the Safe Neighborhood Hero Grant fund. More...

Fulton council handles shorts agenda

The Fulton Town Council made short work of the remaining business left from a meeting earlier in the month. More...

Tree lighting and open house scheduled for Dec. 9, hosted by hospital auxiliary

The First Annual Auxiliary Tree Lighting is scheduled for Dec. 9, beginning at 6 p.m. The theme of this year More...

University of Mobile to host Christmas Spectacular

The University of Mobile Center for Performing Arts will present its second annual More...

Bellingrath hosts ‘mum’ extravaganza

Chrysanthemum Extravaganza, an outdoor display of thousands of colorful chrysanthemums, takes place at Bellingrath Gardens and Home starting Nov. 7. More...

Linden Lumber recognizes employee anniversaries

Linden Lumber Company is pleased to recognize and congratulate the following employees who achieved employment service anniversaries with the company in the month of October. They all received special recognition through the company More...

Infirmary kicks off food drive

The employees of Thomasville Infirmary are kicking off their first annual Alabama vs. Auburn Competition for a Cause Food Drive. The public is invited to participate. Food boxes are set up in the lobby. More...

Special Sections

People

Cobb, Singley exchange vows in Biloxi Oct. 15

Kenneth and Cherry Cobb of Dixons Mills announces the marriage of their daughter, Teresa Anne to Mike Singley, son of Aaron and Jean Singley of Satsuma and the father of Ashton and Peyton Singley of Thomasville. More...

Flag project is Lions Club’s major fundraising program

On Veteran More...

Birth

Murphy Mr. and Mrs. Michael Murphy (nee Vikki Richardson) of Thomasville announce the birth of their daughter, Chloi Savannah. She was born Oct. 11, 2004 at Thomas Hospital in Fairhope. She weighed 8 lbs. and was 20.75 inches long. More...

School

THS band keeping strong focus for competition in Gordo

Greetings from the Thomasville Band Room! This week, the students in-volved in the marching band have been focusing on preparing for this Saturday More...

THS first nine weeks honor roll

Thomasville High School first nine weeks honor roll for the 2004-2005 school year. More...

SWHS announces nine weeks honor roll

Sweet Water High School first nine weeks honor roll for the 2004-2005 school year. More...

For The Record

Obituaries

Strother Allen Averitt Strother Allen Averitt, 52, a native of Pine Hill and a resident of Thomasville died Saturday, Oct. 30, 2004 in the Thomasville Infirmary. Funeral services were held at O More...

Clarke County Property Transactions

Marriage license applications Eric Dewayne Chapman, to Rechandra Latoria Nobles. More...

THS Class of ‘80 plans reunion

The Thomasville High School class of 1980 will hold an organizational meeting for its 25th class reunion Tuesday, November 16, 6:00 p.m. at the Thomasville High School library. For more information contact Libby Cumlander at 636-4451 or 636-6935. More...

Clarke County votes conservative on most major political races

As Election Day slowly passed, the evening revealed an interesting political landscape, but no real surprises. More...

Timber damage extensive in Clarke

The executive director of the Alabama Forestry Association was blunt in his assessment of Hurricane Ivan More...

Thomasville native to recover from internal injuries, broken bones

Former Thomasville resident Melissa Smith Malone, 27, was in a two vehicle accident in Thomaston October 27. More...

Ad valorem tax contnues in support of public education

Anyone listening closely could hear a sigh of relief Wednesday morning as the Thomasville City School System learned that the ad valorem taxes, so critical to the operation of the schools was continued by voters by a 2 to 1 margin. More...

Murder suspect turns himself into the authorities this week

The final suspect indicted by the grand jury in August for the February murder and attempted murder of two Alma men turned himself in to Clarke County Sheriff More...

TPD reports relatively quiet week

The Thomasville Police Department reported a relatively quiet week for Oct. 25-31. More...

PHPD reports three DUIs

For the week of October 24-31 the Pine Hill Police Department made 11 misdemeanor arrests; two FTPs, one probation violation, one assault 3rd, one resisting arrest, three DUI, two public intoxication and one carrying a pistol without a permit. More...

Grove Hill Town Council hears updates

Mayor pro-tem Levon Hicks announced during Monday night More...

Animal Control offers spay/neuter program

The Alabama Animal Control Association has secured grant money from various Animal Welfare foundations in order to create a Spay Neuter Intervention Program for the state of Alabama. More...

Texaco X-press Lube opens at North Chase

The Texaco X-press Lube celebrated its grand opening at the North Chase shopping center recently. More...

Parental involvement key to teens’ decisions

When it comes to positively influencing teens More...

Coffeeville’s parade scheduled for Dec. 11

Special to The Times The town of Coffeeville will hold it More...

Youth minister leaves with more memories than regrets

Thirteen years of service has yielded a thriving youth ministry at Thomasville Baptist Church, a ministry that extends beyond physical walls into the hearts and minds of young people. 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). For more information call 636-9985. More...

Editorials

Voters secure future of education

Congratulations to the children of Clarke County! You should be pleased to know that the voters in this diverse and resourceful county have strongly secured the future of education in this area. More...

November 11, 50th anniversary of Veterans Day

President of API A significant anniversary is upon us that I hope will not be overshadowed by the political wars that are being fought across the nation. This November 11th will be the 50th anniversary of Veterans Day. More...

Columnist decides not to worry about lung cancer and to continue smoking

Nov. 3, 1954 Several people have asked why I haven More...

Religion

Area Calendar

Volunteer program at Clarke Street Baptist There will be a volunteer program along with the Central Gospel Singers of Thomasville; the Taylor Sisters of Morvin; the Voice in Harmony of Grove Hill; Sister Regina Philen of Fulton; Sister Sharon McCo More...

You can’t get into heaven by your head or your hands

Sometimes, when I sit down to write these little spiritual tidbits, I do it with some inkling of what my subject will be, sometimes I have no clue. This morning my heart is filled with more than I can use. More...

Sports

Thomasville spoils Choctaw homecoming 55-14

ABOVE - Thomasville junior tailback Anthony Henegar burst through a gaping hole made by Thomasville

ABOVE - Thomasville junior tailback Anthony Henegar burst through a gaping hole made by Thomasville’s offensive line in Choctaw County defense on the way to a big gain in the Tigers 55-14 win during Friday night play. More...

What is a rivalry?

Mr. Webster defines rivalry as: the act of rivaling, or state of being a rival, a competition. He further defines rival as: one of two or more striving to reach or obtain that which one only can posses; a competitor. More...

SW Bulldogs disarm Linden Patriots 54-20

The Sweet Water Bulldogs scored on eight of their first nine possessions and completely dominated the Linden High Patriots Thursday night winning 54-20. More...