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January 27, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Council considers mobile home rules

Editor The Thomasville City Council is considering an ordinance regulating manufactured homes and mobile home parks. More...

Linden Lumber lays off workers

Linden Lumber in Linden cut an unspecified number of jobs last week at its Linden plant. More...

Area Coaches, Players of the Year

The Southwest Alabama All-region football awards were presented at a banquet Monday night. In the top photo the individual award winners were Patrick McConico, Anthony Landrum and Heath Bradford. More...

Alabamians lead in e-filing

Alabamians are ahead of the national trend when it comes to e-filing tax returns. Nearly 66 percent of Alabama filers are expected to e-file More...

County 911 center may be located in new fire station

Clarke County Commissioners indicated Monday that they would be willing to consider locating the County E-911 dispatching center in a new Grove Hill Fire Department fire station, if Grove Hill is still actively pursuing a facility. More...

ARP offers technology scholarships

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

Thomasville PD report

The Thomasville Police Department made two felony arrests, one drug arrest and one DUI arrest for the week of Jan. 17- Jan. 23. More...

AL-ANON meets every Thursday

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People

Amedisys holds open house

Thomasville city officials greeted new business Amedisys at its official ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday. More...

Nursing Home donates to school

Employees of Thomasville Nursing Home, donated first aid supplies to the Thomasville City Schools system this week. More...

German, Conner wed in Tuscaloosa

Anitra Renee German of Tuscaloosa and Marcus Ferez Conner of Thomasville were united in marriage Dec. 4 at Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Warner Durnell officiating the 5 p.m. ceremony. More...

School

SWHS first semester honor roll

Sweet Water Elementary School first semester honor roll. More...

UM releases President’s, Dean’s List

The University of Mobile has released the names of students named to the Dean More...

Williams receives bachelors degree

On Dec. 18, the day after her birthday, Deidra Alexis Williams received her Bachelors degree in Computer Information Systems from the University of West Alabama, Livingston. More...

Sports

Thomasville city soccer teams

The 2004 11 and 12-year-old Earthquakes are: Joshua Cleveland, Hunter Jackson, Caitlin Harrigan, Kadijah Cowan, Timothy Morrissette, Stephon More...

Tigers get first area victory

Contributing Writer It More...

Ryan Anderson commits to Samford Univ.

Contributing Writer Thomasville High School senior defensive back Ryan Anderson has verbally committed to attend Samford University and play for the Bulldogs next fall. The 6 More...

Commission on hunt for infrastructure money

Publisher The Clarke County Commission attended to several items related to economic development at its official meeting Tuesday. More...

Drinkard faces new challenges

Contributing Writer Brendan Drinkard More...

Vineland fire levels home

Firefighters from three rural departments responded to a house fire Monday morning on Hwy. 25 near Vineland.The house was destroyed but firefighters were able to save nearby mobile homes. The home belonged to Willie Pritchett. More...

Illegal dumping a problem in the Thomasville area

Publisher Some contractors and homeowners are illegally dumping construction debris from Hurricane Ivan repairs, Clarke County Commissioners were told Tuesday. More...

C’ville man dies after fall from tree stand

Bobby Clanton, 76, died Tuesday, three weeks after he fell from a tree stand while hunting. More...

Riley awards $95,000 for trauma services

Riley Awards $95,000 to Improve Emergency Trauma Services More...

Water board tackles sewer treatment, water plant location issues

Thomasville will likely have to change the location of its proposed water treatment plant. Mayor Sheldon Day told water board members that soil tests at the water plant More...

711th

coming home

Publisher The 711th Signal Battalion troops are back in the U.S.A.! More...

Council works on business issues

Editor More pressure is being exerted to put the vacant mental health center in Thomasville back to use. More...

Pine Hill Police Reports

The Pine Hill Police Department made three felony arrests and four misdemeanor arrests for the week of Jan. 17 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

Our View School tax support is warranted by success

Once again, though the numbers were small, Thomasville and Clarke County voters turned out to support their schools with their votes and their wallets. More...

Never another like Carson

Arthur McLean From the Editor More...

Saber rattling for governor starting now

Alabama Scene Bob Ingram The gubernatorial primaries are almost 17 months away and the 2006 General Election is five months after that, but already the sparks are flying on opposite ends of the state. More...

Religion

Being made of dirt explains a lot

I occurred to me the other day that all of us are dirt. Now that has never been a secret strongly kept. It is right there in Genesis 2:7, More...

Church Calendar

Concert at Church of God in Christ The Thomasville Church of God in Christ Sunshine Band Choir (ages 3-12 years old) will be in concert Sunday, Jan. 30 at 6 p.m. The theme for the night will be More...

Christian Fine Arts Society sponsors poetry contest

A $1,000 grand prize is being offered in a special religious poetry contest sponsored by Christian Fine Arts Society, free to everyone. There are 50 prizes in all, including a $1,000 grand prize, totaling more than $4,000. More...

For The Record

Obituaries

Iola King Carson Iola King Carson, 91, of Pine Hill died Jan. 12, 2005 in the Mobile Infirmary. Funeral services were held Jan. 18 at 1 p.m. at Carson Chapel in Sunny South with Rev. Tommie Jackson officiating. More...

Public Records

Marriage license applications Curlee Spencer III, to Angela Vernette Lambert. More...

‘A Muscial Evening in Clarke County’ planned for Jan. 27 in Grove Hill

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