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December 30, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Dr. Margaret Henry, our own medicine woman

A disillusioned and distraught Margaret Henry made her way to Thomasville in 1949. An unexpected divorce had spiraled her into a mournful depression and she sought comfort and solace from her Huntingdon College friend Kathryn Tucker. More...

Navy Seaman McCaskill deployed in Persian Gulf

Navy Seaman Lamar Z. McCaskill, a 2003 graduate of Clarke County High School, Grove Hill, Ala., and the crew of the USS Harry S Truman Carrier Strike Group recently relieved the USS John F. More...

Special Sections

Religion

Church Calendar

Watch night at Mt. Vernon Baptist Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, located on Hwy. 5 just three miles north of Thomasville (Hwy 43 junction), will celebrate New Year More...

Let God make every day Christmas Day

As I write this, the sun is about to come up on Christmas Morning. The house is quiet. Santa must have been here because there is evidence that someone has been into the cookies and milk, to say nothing of the fresh coconut cake with lemon filling. More...

Thank You

Our hearts have been blessed beyond measure by the love and kindness you have shown to us since the loss of our son, Jeremy. More...

School

ASCC graduates second class of FIT students

Alabama Southern graduated its second class of Focused Industry Training (FIT) students recently on the Monroeville campus. More...

Jansen graduates from AU

John Jansen graduated from Auburn University on Dec. 17, 2004 with a Bachelor Degree in Wireless Engineering, Summa Cum Laude. More...

Technology scholarships offered by Alabama River Pulp

March 1, 2005 is the deadline to apply for five technology scholarships to Alabama Southern Community College offered annually by Alabama River Pulp Company, Inc. More...

For The Record

Obituaries

Sam Westry, Sr. Sam Westry, Sr., 84, of Lower Peach Tree died Dec. 17, 2004 in Lower Peach Tree. Funeral services were held Dec. 24 at 11 a.m. at Independent Baptist Church in Lower Peach Tree with Rev. Anthony Kimbrough officiating. More...

Speeding suspect arrested on multiple charges

A man who tried to outrun a sheriff More...

Southeast grocery chain sold to Lone Star Funds

Food Fair parent company, Netherlands - based Royal Ahold has sold its Bruno More...

Day sees 2005 as year of growth for Thomasville

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McLean joins Times staff

Arthur McLean has joined the Thomasville Times as its editor and general manager. More...

Meth lab and theft ring busted in Clarke, Mobile

What was thought to be a simple, local vehicle theft has turned out to be much bigger, with arrests and stolen goods spanning from Marengo County to Mobile County. More...

FEMA extends disaster deadline

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security 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

Why do resolutions have to be made on New Year’s day?

December 29, 1954 It is a New Year a resoluting time again across the nation. Why, I don More...

January to be busy month for legislators

President of API More...

Difficult decisions a part of life

Difficult decisions are just part of life. This is my last week as a full-time employee at The Thomasville Times. After much thought and prayer, I know that this is the right decision to make for my family and for this fantastic newspaper. More...

Sports

Who knows... Only time will tell

Taking Names and Keeping Score Charlie Anderson More...

Luker, Bulldogs and Tigers honored as 2004 All-State Team

The Alabama Sports Writers Association selected two Thomasville Tigers and seven Sweet Water Bulldogs, including Bulldogs head coach Stacy Luker, to honor as part of their 2004 all-state teams. More...

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1A Coach of the Year Sweet Water HighSchool Head Coach Stacy Luker More...


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