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February 17, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Kids can call in to hear a story read to them

Contributing Writer The telephone technology is not just for tele-marketers anymore. A unique program provided through ABBAL (Alabama Black Belt Area Libraries) is opening literary doors in every home in the Thomasville area. More...

Sprucing up

Workers install a new awning on The Hair Studio in downtown Thomasville Tuesday afternoon. Work on phase two of the downtown revitalization is expected to begin this spring. More...

Haven Acres, a model of civic recovery, to be among topics at county conference

Haven Acres, a predominantly African-American low-income neighborhood, was once so crime-ridden police officers were afraid to respond to calls unassisted. More...

Clarke Grand Jury indictments

Here is a partial list of indictments issued by the recent Clarke County Grand Jury. More will be published later. More...

Bedwell - Lightcap to exchange vows Feb. 19

Lesley Ann Bedwell and Michael Thornton Lightcap will be united in marriage on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2005, 2 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Mobile. More...

Special Sections

Religion

Learning how to forgive

Spiritual Reflections Pat Ozmet, Jr. More...

Calendar

No Compromises 2005 The First Baptist Church in Butler will hold No Compromises 2005 Saturday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. The guest speaker will be Kyle Reno, a college minister at Gardendales More...

Sunday School Attendance

Pineview Baptist Church Winston Parden, Joe Clayton, Ben Pugh, Robert Dement, Cordell Hutto, Fred Hinson, Windell Sheffield, Clarence Newton, Roger Truett, Jack Day, Ralph Smyly, Marcus Champion, Bill Kennedy. More...

Sports

A favorite among the seasons

Taking Names and Keeping Score Charlie Anderson More...

Lady Tigers make the playoffs

Contributing Writer The Thomasville Lady Tigers fell 48-43 to the Lady Tigers of Demopolis in the finals of the area tournament on Saturday, February 12. More...

THS baseball season starting

Contributing Writer The Thomasville Tigers will open their 2005 baseball season on Monday, February 21, as they make their second appearance in the Hank Aaron Classic. More...

Pine Hill: no free rides

Council nixes police request to take cars home

Editor Pine Hill police officers won More...

Brendan loses his fight for life

Contributing Writer Brendan Drinkard, the little boy who brought Thomasville to its knees in prayer as he struggled to survive a rare lung disorder, died Monday, February 14, at Children More...

Library and nursing home partner to deliver books

Contributing Writer The Thomasville Public Library, in an effort to reach an underserved segment of the community, has joined with Thomasville Nursing Home to provide More...

SBA deadline nearing

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) reminds homeowners, renters and businesses that March 3, is the deadline to file physical disaster loan applications for damages resulting from Hurricane Ivan. More...

Amee Englett, a cancer survivor, Relay believer

Sitting in Amee Englett More...

Bedwell, Lightcap honored at parties

Lesley Bedwell of Jackson, and Michael Lightcap of Mobile, attended parties hosted in their honor. More...

Calendar

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...

Dr. Boyle to visit First Assembly of God

Dr. Rita Boyle will be visiting First Assembly of God of Thomasville Monday, Feb. 21 through Sunday, Feb. 27 for an intense time of teaching on spiritual warfare. Services on Sunday will be at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. More...

Cattlemen Association to hold annual meeting

The Clarke County Cattlemen More...

People

Birth

Zachary Michael Pope Mr. and Mrs. Micheal Pope (nee Julie Akridge) of Thomasville announce the birth of their son, Zachary Micheal Pope, born Dec. 20, 2004 in Providence Hospital in Mobile. He weighed 8 lbs. And was 20 inches long. More...

Galbraith eligible for USAA scholarships

The United States Achievement Academy announces that Laura Ashley Galbraith has been honored nationally by Dr. Mary Chambless of West Laurens High School. More...

Johnson, Foster exchange vows in Town Creek Jan. 15

The marriage of Cydney Molloy Johnson and Brian Taylor Foster took place on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2005, at 5:00 o More...

School

Thomasville City Schools honor past presidents Monday, Feb. 11

School News Ashley Broadus The third Monday in February is the annual observance of Presi-dent More...

Scouts present invocation at PTO

Boy Scout Troop 253 of Dixons Mills was in charge of the invocation at a recent PTA meeting at Marengo High School. Anthony Poellnitz, Junior Assistant Scoutmaster led in prayer. They ended with a humorous song More...

Dean’s List students named at UA

A total of 3,715 students enrolled during the fall 2004 term at the University of Alabama made the Dean More...

For The Record

Obituaries

Brendan Dewayne Drinkard Brendan Dewayne Drinkard, 6, a native of Clarke County and a resident of Fulton died Monday, Feb. 14, 2005 at a Birmingham hospital after a long illness. Funeral services will be today, Thursday, Feb. 17 at 2 p.m. at O More...

Qualifying starts for Alabama Silver-Haired Legislature

Alabamians 60 years of age and over interested in running for a position in the Alabama Silver-Haired Legislature can begin qualifying for election in February and March. More...

February is the children’s dental health month

During February, National Children More...


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