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April 28, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Beverly an artist at 93

"I love doing something with my hands. My hands just itch to do something all the time", says 93-year-old Minnie Beverly of Thomasville. "I also crochet and quilt, too." More...

Schools waiting on state budget

Thomasville City Schools system is in a holding pattern with its budget. At a school board meeting Thursday night, superintendent Roger Speed said the situation was getting worse as the Alabama Senate filibuster drags on. More...

Clarke firefighters resist Tallahatta VFD proposal

Richard Williams, president of the Clarke County Firefighters Association told Clarke County Commissioners during their Tuesday meeting to restate the association More...

Special Sections

People

Arnold, Towns to exchange vows

The Arnold family of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their sibling, Lisa Rena Arnold to Charles Bernard Towns, son of Mrs. Willie Grace Towns of Pine Apple and Mr. Everett Windell Towns of Memphis, Tenn. More...

Barganier, DuBose plan June 11 wedding in Whatley

Mr. and Mrs. James Barganier of Whatley announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Melanie Michelle Barganier to Shanga Demetrius DuBose, son of Mr. and Mrs. James DuBose of Fulton. More...

Jones, Glass to wed in Linden June 4

Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Jones of Dixon Mills annnounce the engagement of their daughter, Candace Michelle Jones, to Harland Drew Glass, son of Mr. Dudley Glass of Dixon Mills and Mrs. Wylene Stephens Jones of Dixon Mills. More...

School

Junior/Senior Prom to be held this Saturday

School News Ashley Broadus The seniors at Thomasville High School are anticipating the next major event at THS. The 2005 Junior/Senior Prom will be held this Saturday. Lead out will begin at 8 p.m. Prom will last until 11:30 p.m. More...

THS art and music students to show talents

Thomasville High School Art and Music students will showcase their talents on Thursday, May 5. The Visual Arts exhibit will be held in the Thomasville Middle School Gymnasium from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. More...

Students celebrate Earth Day

In recognition of Earth Day 2005, Pegasus Planters planted a More...

For The Record

Obituaries

Abigail Grace Kidd Alexi Christina Kidd Infant Abigail Grace Kidd died Thursday, April 21, 2005 and infant Alexi Christina Kidd died Saturday, April 23, 2005 at USA Children More...

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...

Pine Hill Police Department

The Pine Hill Police Department seized a cache of guns from a convicted felon Saturday. Police seized about a dozen guns from the home of Edgar Earl Pharr of Pine Hill and charged him with being a felon in possession of firearms. More...

Council eyeing business fees and bed tax

Council looking for ways to pay for civic center

The Thomasville City Council could be eyeing the bed tax or business license fees to help pay for the renovation and operation of the old high school building for use as a convention center. More...

Tag fee on the ropes in filibuster

Filibustering over the state budgets and a bill that would require nonprofit groups to disclose the source of their funding whenever they take sides in political issues has locked down the Alabama Senate for over five weeks. More...

T’ville schools hold own in state report cards

Thomasville City Schools employ more highly qualified teachers than the state average, and a higher percentage of students attend class than the state average, according to the state More...

Coming

Relay event set for Friday

Thomasville More...

Jackson wet/dry battle in full swing

Both the dry and wet committees in the Jackson contest for legalized alcohol sales have filed papers with Clarke County Probate Judge Becky Presnall as required by law. More...

Editorials

Still time to support Relay for Life event

Our View

Luminaria applications for this year More...

Relativism what you make

From the Editor

Pope Benedict XVI, when he was just Cardinal Ratzinger decried relativism just days before he was ordained to be the next Pope. More...

Republicans planning to take state

Alabama Scene

They may be whistling in the dark, but Republican legislators think they have a shot in the 2006 elections to win control of both houses of the Alabama Legislature. More...

Religion

The reference book on sin is the Bible

Spiritual Reflections

I am a diabetic. I just found out for certain. I also just found out that we have termites in our church. It occurred to me that the two are related, termites and diabetes. The problem is, you don More...

Church Calendar

Revival at Full Gospel Lighthouse Full Gospel Lighthouse, Hwy. 10 West in Pine Hill, is going to hold a revival April 28, 7 p.m. each night. Thursday night Pastor Jon Brown of Storehouse Worship Center in Butler will open the revival. More...

Pineview Baptist raises over $4,000 for Relay for Life

A gallon jar of spaghetti sauce sold for over $300. More...

Sports

Tigers finish 2nd in Area, head to playoffs

The Thomasville Tigers won two and lost two in the final week of the regular season. Unfortunately one of their losses was a 7-6 heart breaker to Demopolis that pushed them into the Area 5 runner-up spot. More...

Photo

Softball action

Lady Tigers catcher Michelle Washington tries to get a handle on the ball as a Demopolis player slides home in action Friday in Thomasville. The Lady Tigers lost 7-1. More...

“Tuff” Enough

Taking Names and Keeping Score

It would be hard for me to believe, but just in case there are some among you who aren More...