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March 17, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

United Way recongizes fundraisers

The many individuals, businesses and industries who helped the United Way of Clarke County to achieve and surpass its campaign goal for 2004 were saluted at an annual awards luncheon at the Grove Hill United Methodist Church last Thursday. More...

Cong. Bonner sets town hall mtgs.

On Wednesday evening, March 9, my colleagues on the House Budget Committee and I completed work on the budget outline for FY 2006. The entire mark-up process took nearly 13 hours More...

Special Sections

People

Bedwell, Lightcap exchange vows

Lesley Ann Bedwell and Michael Thornton Lightcap were united in marriage on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2005 in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Mobile. More...

James, Weatherly to exchange vows

Ms. Patricia Ann James of Charlotte, N.C. and Mr. Earl Terry James Sr. of Grove Hill announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Marie to Donald Ryan Weatherly, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Roy Weatherly of Grove Hill. More...

100 percent participation in “Taste of Thomasville”

The Thomasville Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that 100 percent of the city More...

School

Spring Break ‘05 is almost here

School News Ashley Broadus Hey students and parents! With the mid-term exams finally over, and report cards sent home this past Tuesday, March 15, one can only expect the next big event, the 2005 Thomasville High School Beauty Review More...

TES students meet AR goal

Pictured above are the fourth grade students from Thomasville Elementary School who met their AR goals for the second nine weeks. They were awarded a meal from Ryan More...

SWHS celebrates “Read Across America”

On March 1, Sweet Water High School Elementary students kicked off More...

For The Record

Obituaries

Carrie Carlton Carrie Carlton died March 5, 2005 at Jackson Nursing Home. Funeral services were held Saturday, March 12, 2005 at 11 a.m. at the New Greater First Baptist Church in Thomasville with Rev. Richard McDaniel officiating. More...

Front Porch Tour to be held in Pine Apple

Pine Apple will hold it More...

Mobile home regs could cover others

Language in a proposed mobile home ordinance regarding utility services for noncompliance mobile homes may be extended to other structures, the Thomasville City Council heard Monday night. More...

Blood donations are for more than accidents, as local family discovers

The Thomasville Community Blood Drive, scheduled for March 24 at Pineview Baptist Church, plays an integral role in the lives of people in South Alabama. More...

Pine Hill officer suspended, grant pro hired

The Pine Hill City Council suspended one of its police officers for 30 days without pay and placed him on one year of probation Monday night. More...

Tax help available for Ala. filers

Senior citizens, low- or moderate-income persons and those who are disabled may have free tax help available right around the corner at one of nearly 160 volunteer-staffed tax help sites in Alabama. 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

Dreams an important part of progress

What goal does every NFL coach have at the beginning of every season? If you ask, he More...

Looking to the Horizon

From the Editor More...

Gay marriage ban to go to the voters

Alabama Scene Bob Ingram A proposed amendment to the State Constitution to ban same-sex marriages now needs only the approval of the Alabama voters. More...

Religion

“So is he who lays up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God”

Spiritual Reflections Pat Ozmet, Jr. More...

Centurions to reunite one night only

Popular local gospel singing group will perform a Relay For Life benefit on Saturday, April 2 at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church Hwy. 5 North, Thomasville (Just three miles north of Hwy. 43 junction). More...

Church Calendar

Late Nite Friday is March 18 Pineview Baptist Church children More...

Sports

Linden Rotary Club to hold charity benefit golf tournament, March 26

Golfing football fans can win, buy or trade for one of the Auburn or Alabama coaches More...

Jackson’s gobbler

Hunter Jackson killed this 21 lb. turkey on the first day of turkey season, Tuesday, March 15 while hunting with his dad, Boyd Jackson. The bird had 1 1/16-inch spurs and two beards, 8.5-inches and 7.5-inches. More...

St. Patrick’s runners

The Weyerhaeuser Running Team recently participated in the St. Patrick More...