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December 23, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Gibson’s memoir listed in New York Times book review edition

Bonnie Gibson used a disadvantage to her advantage. More...

Students visit downtown to see

The Polar Express

First grade students from Thomasville Elementary School recently traveled downtown to see More...

Special Sections

People

Spillers, Kramer to wed New Year’s Eve in Opine

Mr. and Mrs. Ben Spillers of Opine announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Lee Spillers to Thomas Spencer More...

Christmas traditions change and yet stay the same

As we look back at the past few years there have been many changes in the world. My life has changed drastically with the loss of my dear husband and the onset of Parkinson More...

Railey named Senior Rancher

Richard Railey of Thomasville is shown with his friend Randy Owens of the country group Alabama during an awards ceremony held in Montgomery. The Alabama Sheriffs More...

School

Alabama Conservation District offers scholarships

The Alabama Conservation District Employees Association will be accepting scholarship applications throughout the state of Alabama from high school seniors. More...

Kennedy graduates from Faulkner in Montgomery

Faulkner University, Mont-gomery, Alabama, proudly announces its December 2004 graduating class. 439 students graduated at exercises held Saturday December 11, at the Tine W. Davis Gymnasium on the campus of Faulkner University. More...

Robinson, Thompson gets award

Thomasville High School Band member Chris Courtney presented Terell Robinson and Jacobi Thompson a Plaque of Appreciation for their leadership as the 2004 THS Marching Band drum majors. The presentation was made at the band More...

For The Record

I really want a horse for Christmas.

Dear Santa I am in fir gaet. I want a dert bike for Christmas. More...

Obituaries

Ethel Mae Hill Ethel Mae Hill, 66, of Thomasville died Dec. 8, 2004 at Thomasville Infirmary. Funeral services were held Dec. 11 at 1 p.m. at the Tallahatta C.M.E. Church at Campbell with Rev. Willie Woodard officiating. More...

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...

Linden Lumber shuts down for two weeks

Officials at Linden Lumber Company announced a temporary two week holiday shutdown at their Linden facility. This move comes as the direct result of a difficult business climate. More...

Weyerheauser Foundation donates to local schools

Some $90,000 in grants recommended by Weyerhaeuser Company More...

Agees offer encouragement to military families

James and Jennifer Agee will savor Christmas this year. More...

Sheriff details arrests from past week

About 20 arrests were reported from the Clarke County Jail this week. Those arrested and their charges include: More...

Editorials

Let’s remember why we celebrate Christmas

Dear Editor, Have you waited in a department store line this holiday season? Have you been caught in traffic at the mall? Have you gotten angry or frustrated? Have you been overwhelmed by the commercialism of the holiday? More...

Remember our soldiers and their families - both past and present

On my office wall, just to the left of the door, hangs a constant reminder of the guts and grim determination of those that have defended this country. More...

Cleaning out medicine cabinet bigger chore that it sounds

December 22, 1954 Ever try to clean out a medicine cabinet? If you haven More...

Sports

Nick McCurdy is enjoying the ride

Nick McCurdy who has just completed his third year of professional baseball is glad to have a little down time in this off season but is also excited about what opportunities might lay ahead for him this next baseball season. More...

What we want is not always what we need

Taking Names and Keeping Score Charlie Anderson More...

Thomasville High School girls even season record at 2-2

The Thomasville Lady Tigers applied good pressure on defense from the opening whistle to the final buzzer in their area clash with the Lady Tigers of Choctaw County last Friday night here in Thomasville. More...