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July 28, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

School board mulls $13.2 million budget

Editor The Thomasville School Board is considering a $13.2 million budget for the next year. More...

Supplier meeting gaining regional attention

The rural supplier conference scheduled for the second week in August in Thomasville is gaining regional attention. More...

Jackson annexes 150 acres on Alabama River

SA Editor The Jackson City Council voted, Tuesday, to annex 150 acres located on the south side of Highway 177, for the purpose of bringing an area along the Tombigbee River into the city limits. More...

Tougher community notification act bill approved by state, AG pleased

Attorney General Troy King thanked the Alabama Legislature today for unanimously approving a strong new Community Notification Act to provide true protection of Alabama families and children from dangerous sex offenders. More...

Pine City Rodeo Friday, Saturday

Get ready! The fourth Annual Pine City Rodeo is planned for July 29 and 30 at the Jackson Academy Rodeo Arena located on the school More...

Grove Hill wreck claims man’s life

A Frisco City man died as a result of injuries received in an accident in Grove Hill Saturday night. More...

Chlorine leak in McIntosh

A leak of potentially deadly chlorine gas at the McIntosh Olin Corp. plant south of Clarke County injured three workers Tuesday. The plant was forced to shutdown and evacuate. More...

Special Sections

People

Local man finds pot of gold with Rainbow

Editor Thomasville High School graduate Jason Ammons found success and a wife through his business dealings selling Rainbow products. More...

Pate, Marshall set wedding date

Mr. and Mrs. Roger Dale Pate of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brandy Ann Pate to Christopher Scott Marshall, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Marshall and Mrs. Charlotte Jerome, all of Monroeville. More...

Chapman, Abrams to wed August 20 in Grove Hill

Corine E. Chapman of Grove Hill and Virginia P. Abrams of Pine Hill would like to announce the forthcoming marriage of their children, Anthonell Charmaine Chapman to Jamie Leondra Abrams. More...

School

Clarke Prep Junior Varsity Cheerleaders attend camp at Huntingdon College

The Clarke Prep Junior Varsity Cheerleaders recently completed the AISA Cheerleading Camp and Clinic at Huntingdon College in Montgomery. While there, they learned cheers, dance routines, stunts, and stunt techniques. More...

Tyeisha Geddis graduates July 30

Tyeisha Kewain Geddis will graduate on Saturday, July 30, 2005 with a 3.1 GPA from Alabama State University in Montgomery with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information System. More...

Bridgette Sanders graduates with honors May 26

Bridgette L. Sanders, a native of Thomasville and a graduate of Thomasville High School, graduated with honors from the Florida Metropolitan University in Orlando, Fla. on Friday, May 26, 2005. More...

For The Record

Obituaries

Mavis H. Barnes Mavis H. Barnes, 80, of Thomasville died Sunday, July 24, 2005 in the Jackson Medical Center in Jackson. Graveside services were held at Choctaw Corner Cemetery on Wednesday, July 27 at 11 a.m. with Dr. Gary A. More...

Clarke County Public Records

Marriage license applications Travis Dimitruk Carswell, to Anita Lynn Perkins; Jamie Earl Hepstall, to Amber Nicole Tucker. More...

Sheriff’s Reports

Twenty-five arrests were booked through the Clarke County Jail last week. The arrests reported by Clarke County Sheriff More...

City to move forward with civic center

Editor Thomasville took another small step towards turning the city More...

Business man, civic giver Browder passes at 76

Editor A man who never sought notice for himself received accolades upon his passing. More...

Blood drive is today

The third annual Harold Spinks Memorial Blood Drive is going on today at Thomasville United Methodist Church in Thomasville from 12:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. More...

City still collecting storm debris

The City of Thomasville is still working to pick up storm debris from Hurricane Dennis. More...

T’ville company gets L-P timber site clearing work

Special to the Times The Clarke County Commission awarded Lower Dixie Timber Company of Thomasville the bid for timber at the North Clarke Industrial Park site. More...

Lawmakers finally approve a state budget

In a special session, state lawmakers passed an operating budget Tuesday and 6 percent raise for the state%27s employees. More...

This time, steel

Crews begin the process of replacing the roof over the Lewis Pest Control office. The wood girders are being replaced with steel beems after Hurricane Dennis blew the roof off the building earlier this month. More...

Wash. Co. bridge repairs uncertain

Bridge work and the lack of funds to get that work done continue to hamper Washington County as officials attempt to keep all roads open in the area. 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

Be careful around road work areas

Our View

We all like our roads smooth and fast. It just comes with the territory of being a tax-paying American. More...

CARTOON

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Even cyclists get the blues

From the Editor

Pity Lance Armstrong. Sure, he More...

Religion

Painful reminders and past struggles distract us from God’s blessings

Spiritual Reflections Pat Ozment, Jr. More...

Church Calendar

Brian Free and Assurance to be in Thomasville Brian Free and Assurance will be in Thomasville on Saturday, July 30, for a Homecoming Celebration Concert at Pineview Baptist Church. The concert begins at 7 p.m. More...

Brian Free and Assurance will be at Pineview

Some of the most talented voices in Southern Gospel music will be heard in Thomasville this July. More...

Sports

Thomasville’s World Series bound

Contributing Writer Thomasville More...

Joining an elite group in T’ville

Taking Names and Keeping Score

I am sure by now that most if not all of you have heard that both the Thomasville Dixie Majors and Pre-Majors all star teams won the South Alabama State Tournament this past week. More...

Sunday win salvages Travelers’ weekend

Contributing Writer With temperatures nearing the 100 mark the Thomasville Travelers seemed to be lifeless on Saturday, July 23, as they dropped a double header to the Mobile Rawdogs. More...


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