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November 11, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Application deadline for FEMA assistance extended to 2005

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security More...

Commissioners sworn in during first monthly meeting of county government

Two returning Clarke County Commissioners and a new member of the governing body were sworn in by Probate Judge Becky Presnall prior to Tuesday More...

Book focuses on plight of rural Alabama

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Harrigan honored as Citizen of the Year

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PH reports quiet week

Pine Hill Police reported a quiet week for Nov.1-7. More...

Coffeeville to hold its 6th annual Christmas parade

The town of Coffeeville will hold it More...

McCaskill participates in Pulse 2004

Navy Seaman Lamar Z. McCaskill, son of Mose and Anniece Welch of Lower Peach Tree, recently departed on a routine scheduled deployment in support of the global war on terrorism, while assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. More...

McCall completes course at Fort Gordon

Army Pvt. Curtis T. McCall has graduated from the cable systems installer-maintainer advanced individual training course at Fort Gordon, Augusta, Ga. More...

Clarke County Health Department to administer flu vaccine Nov. 16-17

The Clarke County Health Department will administer the flu vaccine to individuals at high risk, Nov. 16-17. More...

Financial aid tip of the month

Now is the time college-bound seniors need to start paying close attention to deadlines for college admissions and financial aid application. Here are some tips from the Alabama Student Loan Program-KHEAA and The Student Loan People to keep in mind: More...

Scouts learn about Red Ribbon week

Members of the Webelos II Den of Pack 51 have been working on their Fitness Pin. Each week the scouts have bested their previous efforts in timed events. More...

Seminar for tax professionals, attorneys and landowners set for Dec. 11 and 13

Dr. Harry Haney, a recognized expert on timber taxes, will present two, one-day seminars on ways to reduce financial losses from storm-damaged timber caused by Hurricane Ivan. More...

Hospital Auxiliary to host tree lighting Dec. 9

The Thomasville Infirmary Auxiliary family invites everyone to help light up a cool December evening with a Holiday Tree of Love, paying tribute to loved ones and friends. More...

Pioneer Day is Saturday at Museum

A variety of old-fashioned fun is scheduled for the Clarke County Museum More...

Tville officers work wreck

Thomasville officers respond to an accident on Hwy. 43 and Bashi Road, Thursday, November 4. They urge motorist to drive with caution, and to always buckle up. More...

‘Bama’s Buck Belt’ hunt dates set

Only 50 slots will be open to hunt Alabama More...

Pine Apple hosts Hunter Appreciation Day

Pine Apple Promotions is to sponsor the 9th Annual Hunter Appreciation Day on Saturday, Nov. 27 in historic downtown Pine Apple. More...

Special Sections

Religion

Obituaries

Thomasville Church of Christ weekend meeting The Thomasville Church of Christ, located at the corner of West 3rd and Worl Ave., will have a weekend meeting Nov. 12-14. Services Friday and Saturday nights will be at 7:30 p.m. More...

Population more concerned about decency, family issues, and morality than political issues

Its over! The election that is. It has been an election to be remembered, and pondered by both sides. It is an election that needs thoughtful, prayerful reflection by all. More...

Sunday School Attendance

Pineview Baptist Church Sunday School Winston Parden, Joe Clayton, Clarence Newton, Frank Jackson, Fred Hinson, John Wayne Overstreet, Ralph Smyly, Ben Pugh, E.B. More...

School

THS cheerleaders compete at fair

The Thomasville High School cheerleaders recently competed in the 2004 Coca-Cola Cheerleader Competition at the Clarke-Washington Counties Fair. The group placed third in the cheer/chant competition and second in the dance competition. More...

Drama club members compete at UMS Wright and advance to state competition

The Thomasville High School football team beat the Clarke County Bulldogs last Friday night with a 30-0 sweep. More...

Who’s Who acknowledges teachers

A select group of America More...

For The Record

Obituaries

Risherlean Burroughs Risherlean Burroughs, 76, of Thomasville died Saturday, Oct. 30, 2003 at Warren Manor Rehab Center in Selma. Funeral service were held Friday, Nov. 5 at 1 p.m. at New Greater First Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Clarke County Property Transactions

Marriage license applications Henry Portis Nunn, to Labrina Sue Walker; Jessie R. Berry, to Belinda C. More...

Grove Hill Chamber announces Christmas parade to be held Dec. 2 at 4 p.m.

The Grove Hill Area Chamber of Commerce has chosen Thursday, Dec. 2 to celebrate Christmas in Grove Hill. The annual parade will begin at 4 p.m. and the theme for this year More...

‘Angel Tree’ program begins this week

Look for Angel Trees in area businesses and churches. More...

Pine Hill garbage rates to increase in October billing

The Pine Hill Council approved passing on a 2 1/2 per cent garbage rate increase to its customers for the October billing cycle. The increase is reflective of the increase in the Consumer Price Index (CPI). More...

City appoints new Arts Council board members

Four people were appointed to the Arts Council of Thomasville (ACT) by the City Council Monday night. More...

Water board working with ADEM

The Thomasville Water and Sewer Board is working with the Alabama Department of Environmental Management to improve the quality of waste water discharged from its sewer lagoon on the south side of town into Bassetts Creek. More...

Grove Hill arrests drug suspects

Grove Hill Police Department and Task Force One agents executed a search warrant at the home of Jesse Lee Roper on Morris Street in Grove Hill Nov. 4. More...

Domestic violence report leads to arrest

Alton Devon Grissom, 21 of Thomasville, was arrested this week and charged with domestic violence second degree. More...

Thomasville accepting COY nominations

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

Thomasville Christmas parade theme announced

Edmon McKinley, chairman of the annual Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade, has announced this year More...

Thomasville Infirmary Auxiliary donates check to nursing home

The Thomasville Infirmary Auxiliary recently assisted Thomasville Nursing Home in purchasing a baby grand piano for the social area and cafeteria. The Auxiliary presented Nursing Home Administrator Charlie Phillips with a $5,000 check. More...

ASCC Chorus presents “Handel’s Messiah”

Begin your holiday celebration by attending the Alabama Southern Community College Community Chorus More...

Lions sponors poster contest

The Thomasville Lions Club sponsors a Drug Awareness Poster Contest for grades three and four at Thomasville Elementary. The club also sponsor a Peace Poster Contest for grades seven and eight at Thomasville Middle School. More...

Who’s Who recognizes 2003-2004 students

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E911 gets new technology

New technology being purchased by the Clarke County E-911 System will allow the locations of cell phone calls to be pinpointed by 911 operators when emergency calls are made. More...

Dunn honored for service to the Chamber

Thomasville Area Chamber of Commerce President Dana Dunn was recently honored at a luncheon, hosted at The Garden Restaurant. She was recognized for her seven years of leadership as Chamber president. More...

Cannon performs at Troy University

Alissa Cannon, a native of Thomasville, will all be appearing in Troy University More...

November ‘National Home Care Month’

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day recently signed a proclamation declaring the month of November as More...

Special youth deer hunts scheduled for Nov. 13

Youth deer hunts are scheduled statewide on the Saturday before the opening of gun deer season. The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources More...

Alabama hunters help the hungry

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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...

People

Baker promoted to Lieutenant Colonel

Prentiss Orlando Baker, Sr. was recently promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army. Baker, a 1983 graduate of Thomasville High School and the son of Mrs. Gloria Baker-Allen (Reverend Arthur Allen) and the late Mr. More...

Friendly competition between Tide and Tiger fans

Friendly competition motivated these employees at the Thomasville Infirmary to donate food at the hospital More...

Birth

Davis Mr. and Mrs. Todd Davis (nee Keri Hill) of Thomasville an-nounce the birth of their daughter, Marli Katherine, born Oct. 15, 2004 at 12:36 p.m. in Mobile Infir-mary Medical Center. She weighed 6 lbs., 10 oz. and was 20.5 inches long. More...

Sports

Tigers shutout Bulldogs 30-0

Tiger defenders Shamus Hudson, Princeton Foster and Anthony Henegar put the stop to Bulldog fullback Brandon Powell in the annual Thomasville vs. Clarke County clash, Friday night. More...

A lifetime to influence

Today as I sit and reflect on this week just past, I can More...

Sweet Water Bulldogs bite Gulf Shores Dolphins 55-28

The Sweet Water Bulldogs made the long trip to Gulf Shores more than a night at the beach when they handed the Dolphins of Gulf Shores High School a 55-28 beating. More...