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April 14, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

ASCC names new building for Ella Bell

A new Adult Basic Education building with two computer-filled classrooms and offices was dedicated on the campus of Alabama Southern Community College in Thomasville Friday. The building was named in honor of Ella Bell of Montgomery, this area More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Our View Driving season is upon us be careful

With the warm air and blooms of spring, summer is just around the corner. Schools will soon be out and families will be planning and heading out on their vacations. More...

That’s the smell of money

Ramblin

April 13, 1955 Last week, believe it or not, an Alabama city held a referendum to find out whether or not the citizens would object to the odor of a paper mill that is contemplating locating there. The people voted in favor of the smell. More...

Not worked up over Hunt’s deal

Alabama Scene

Maybe I am growing soft in my old age but unlike some of my other editorial colleagues, I cannot bring myself to oppose having former Gov. Guy Hunt being named a More...

School

Seniors plan for last activities

School News

Although the 04-05 school years are coming to a close, there are still many events to occur. On the lighter side, Thomasville High School students have the opportunity to attend many fun occasions. More...

Jones, Henslee chosen as Boys and Girls reps

Preston Jones and Hannah Henslee have been chosen to represent Sweet Water High School at the 68th Annual Alabama Boys and Girls State Convention. More...

TES students participate in basketball league

The Boys in grades 3-4 at Thomasville Elementary School recently participated in a basketball league during physical education classes. Russell Wright, boys physical education teacher, taught the boys rules and skills. More...

For The Record

Obituaries

Hazel Tucker Barr Hazel Tucker Barr, 80 a native of Newman, Ga. and a resident of Half Acre died April 5, 2005 at her home. Funeral services were held at Half Acre Community Church on Friday, April 8 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Doug McClure and Rev. More...

Clarke County Public Records

Marriage license applications Joshua Franklin James, to Jennifer Marie Deaton; William Lewis Overton, to Angela Sheree Thompson; Roderick Chantel Broen, to Chicquita Renee Isom; Jason Ray Sigler, to Amanda Lee Scoggin. More...

Correction

An error was made last week in reporting that all 571 signatures on petitions requesting a municipal option election on the sale of alcoholic beverages in Jackson were valid. More...

Boeing on approach to Thomasville

Boeing aircraft manufacturing executives will be in Thomasville April 20 to start making plans for a regional supplier conference that will be held in the city in August. More...

Sweet Water bank back in local hands

During a time of bank mergers, one bank is returning to its roots and local ownership. Sweet Water State Bank is headed back to local hands after six years as part of the Mobile-based BancTrust. More...

Grand Marshall Donnie Fendley

Grand Marshall Donnie Fendley. Mallory Broadus sings the National Anthem during opening ceremonies at Gates Drive Park. More...

Calendar

Antique and classic car show set for Saturday

The Nuthin More...

Calendar

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...

People

Commission unhappy with design firm’s work

The question of whether to hire a construction management firm for the courthouse addition led to Clarke County Commissioner Rhondel Rhone expressing his dissatisfaction with the project architect firm, PH&J of Montgomery, during the Clarke County Co More...

Cingular, Southern Linc 911 testing underway

Clarke County 911 director Becky Neugent reported that Phase II testing for Southern Linc and Cingular cell phones was underway at the 911 board meeting Friday. More...

Pine Hill council hears complaint

A police complaint became the first topic of discussion at the Pine Hill Council meeting Monday night. More...

Religion

He wants to get rid of your mess

Spiritual Reflections

Our home computer is located in our den, which is wide open to our kitchen, our living room and dining room. Computers are wonderful tools that can be used for great good, if they are used properly, but they also offer access to the devil More...

Calendar

Homecoming at Huggins Cemetery Homecoming will be held at Huggins Cemetery, located off Hwy. 154, on Sunday, April 17 starting at 10 a.m. Bring a picnic lunch, lawn chairs and flowers for graves. More...

Miller to perform at Thomasville Baptist Church May 14

The Clarke County Associational Women More...

Sports

Thomasville sweeps Choctaw Co.

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers got a pitching gem out of starter Dominique Watters in a 16 0 blasting of Choctaw County in a game played on Thursday, April 7 in Butler. More...

Tiger JV wins four after spring break

After a week off for spring break the Thomasville Junior Varsity baseball team bounced back from two defeats suffered just before they got out, to post two regular JV wins over Clarke County and Choctaw County and a pair of wins over Demopolis in an More...

Supporting your children is time well spent

Taking Names and Keeping Score

This past Saturday, I along with literally thousands of others had the privilege to witness and be a part of a Thomasville tradition that has been going on now for over twenty years. More...