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January 20, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Small town, big dreams

Players say they like the friendliness, chance to give back

Editor Mel Spivey, professional baseball player, said Thomasville reminds him of his hometown of Atmore. More...

New DA Spence Walker sworn in

New District Attorney Spence Walker was sworn in at a ceremony in the Clarke County Courthouse Thursday. More...

Davis tapped for Dem. Caucus Whip organization

U.S. Representative Artur Davis (D-Birmingham) has joined the Democratic leadership team in the House as a senior whip on the Democratic Caucus Whip organizations. More...

Trade training available from the USDA

While the promise of financial aid in the form of cash benefits is often the major attraction of the US Department of Agriculture More...

FEMA offers tax relief for Ivan

Alabama residents affected by Hurricane Ivan may be eligible for tax relief that could help reduce some of their financial losses, federal and state disaster recovery officials said today. More...

The Mobile Symphony presents The Bay Area Strings

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Special Sections

People

Birth

Agee Mr. and Mrs. Eric Agee (nee LeShae Maness) of Arlington announce the birth of their son, Landon Brooks. He was born Dec. 31, 2004 at 10:33 p.m. in Springhill Memorial Hospital in Mobile and he weighed 8 lbs., 9 oz. and was 21 inches long. More...

Worthwhile Club holds meeting

The Thomasville Worthwhile Club met on Jan, 12 in the clubroom. The theme of More...

Garza graduates from boot camp

In March 2004 Bobby graduated from boot camp in Cape May, N.J. He served his first year stationed in Key West, Fla. as a Fireman in the Coast Guard. His first assignment was to serve on the USCG THETIS in the Main Propulsion Division. More...

School

Students refreshed and focused again

Ashley Broadus School News Students of Thomasville City Schools agree that this past holiday proved beneficial when it comes down to grades. More...

THS to spend grant on books

Books and more books. That More...

MHS announces first semester honor roll

Marengo High School announces it More...

For The Record

Obituaries

Jean Godbold Jean Godbold, 95, a resident of Camden died Saturday, Jan. 15. 2005 in the Camden Nursing Facility. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Jan. 18 at 2 p.m. from the Camden United Methodist Church with Rev. Ron Lee officiating. More...

Clarke County Public Records

Marriage license applications David Williams, to Christine Portis; Derek Lane Sims, to Patricia Nanette Thompson; Charles Edward Watters, to Zanetta Trista Martin. More...

Brendan Drinkard fights for his life

Contributing Writer (Editor More...

Thieves take top golf clubs

The Thomasville Police Department is investigating a burglary at the Pineview Country Club in Thomasville. More...

Final school tax vote set Monday

Publisher Clarke County voters overwhelmingly approved the renewal of existing school taxes in November and will vote on a final renewal in a special referendum Jan. 25. More...

Special House election in Clarke

Publisher Only two candidates will be listed on the Jan. 25 ballot for a special election to fill a vacancy in the Alabama House of Representatives. But a candidate whose name will not be listed is making the election less easy to predict. More...

FEMA urges individuals to apply now

The Department of Homeland Security More...

Falling tomato prices drops food bill

Falling tomato prices led to an overall decrease of 1 percent in the average cost of 20 basic market basket items this month, despite higher prices for meat and dairy products. According to the Alabama Farmers Federation More...

Sample ballot for District School Tax election set for Jan. 25

The special election Tuesday, Jan. 25 will feature three different ballot styles. 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

Siegelman test political wind in Huntsville this week

MONTGOMERY More...

Unemployment to become a thing of the past in county

01-19-1955 With the change of administrations in Montgomery the first of the week came the announcement by a newly-named ABC administrator that there would be some changes made in the operation of Alabama More...

Alabama National Guard troops deserve our thanks

From time to time I have written about the great natural resources of our state. More...

Religion

True friends are tough to find

How many friends do you have? To some extent the answer to that depends on your definition of a friend. True friends are not easy to come by. It is easy to confuse being friendly, with being friends. There is a vast difference between the two. More...

Church Calendar

Revival at Church of God Pentecostal The Church of God Pentecostal in Dixons Mills Annual 40-Night Consecra-tion Service will begin Jan. 2 and climax on Feb. 9. Services will be held each night except Saturday nights. More...

Sunday School Attendance

Thomasville United Methodist Church Men More...

Sports

Tigers win, lose close pair

Contributing Writer Venturing across the Tombigbee into Butler last Friday, January 14 the Thomasville Tiger Varsity fell behind the hot Choctaw County Tigers 41-31 in the first half but rallied to tie the game in the fourth quarter. More...

Never too old or too good to learn

Taking Names and Keeping Score Charlie Anderson More...

Hold it and they will come

Winter clinic draws more than 125 youths

Despite cool weather more than 125 kids from ages 8-18 took part in the Winter Baseball Clinic in Thomasville Saturday. More...