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August 11, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Allen blocks tax ordinances

The Thomasville City Council approved four of six new ordinances presented Monday night but tabled for two weeks consideration of controversial ordinances that would levy food and lodging taxes to benefit the construction of a civic and conference ce More...

Lake project proposed to commissioners again

Clarke County Commissioners were approached during Tuesday More...

Woman charged with church burglary

A woman from the Mt. Zion community was arrested last week for a burglary at the church she attends. More...

Sting nets illegal DVDs

An 18-month investigation resulted in the arrest of a Clarke County for the illegal production and sale of bootleg DVDs and CDs in Jackson and Butler. More...

Special Sections

People

Hare, Givens exchange vows in Thomasville

Angela Kay Hare and Patrick Burge Givens were united in marriage on Saturday, June 11, 2005. Rev. Bill Faircloth officiated the 2 p.m. double-ring ceremony at Liberty Baptist Church in Thomasville. More...

Rodgers, Myles to exchange vows Saturday

Edgar and Helen Rodgers would like to announce the upcoming nuptials of their daughter Tammy Sherell Rodgers to DeWayne Myles, both of Lower Peach Tree. More...

Fulton VFD Ladies’ Auxiliary to sell spaghetti plates

The Fulton Volunteer Fire Department Ladies More...

School

THS band getting ready for football

Greetings from the Thomasville Band Room! More...

Local teachers get IC

3 certified

Computing Core Certification (IC 3 ) demonstrates achievement of broad-based skills and productivity in hardware, software, and the Internet. Jackson High School, Business and Marketing Education teachers receiving the certification are Betty P. More...

Thomasville City Schools 2005-2006 School Calendar

First Semester 2005 August 3Institute (No School) More...

For The Record

Obituaries

Sarah Hale Mooring Sarah Hale Mooring, 99, a native and resident of Octagon died Wednesday, August 3, 2005 at Bryan Whitfield Memorial Hospital in Demopolis. More...

Clarke County Public Records

Marriage license applications Lloyd James Morrissette, to Danielle Nicole McCaskey; James Bernard White, to Van Dora Jackson Clarke; Judson Aubrey Morgan, to Jimmie Kaye Dement; Dewayne T. Myles, to Tammy S. Rodgers. More...

Funeral home spurs protest

Elderly residents of Country Oaks Assisted Living Facility can look across the street and see a hearse sitting in front of Thomasville More...

Shuttle lands in T’ville

A replica of the Space Shuttle Atlantis was delivered to Thomasville by NASA for the rural supplier conference Tuesday, the same day the Space Shuttle Discovery landed in California, marking the shuttle More...

Pine Hill considers Chamber offer

Pine Hill is considering joining the Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce after it received an invitation from the chamber More...

Pine Hill makes drug arrests

The following felony arrests were made this week by the Pine Hill Police Department. More...

Fulton man killed in club

From Staff Reports A Fulton man was killed Saturday night in a night club in Choctaw County. More...

T’ville arrests made

The Thomasville Police department arrested and charged Rodney Jon Wagner with unlawful possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of anhydrous amonia. Anhydrous amonia is one of the ingredients in making methamphetamines. 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

Conference a success from any aspect

Our View

Rarely does a small town have the opportunity to bring in nearly every high-ranking elected official to town. More...

Execution supported in Alabama

Alabama Scene

It has always surprised my friends that even though I have witnessed a number of electrocutions More...

CARTOON

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Religion

Peniel Baptist Church to host FIRE Aug. 13

Peniel Baptist Church, McVay Road (Co. Rd. 3), Jackson, in association with the Barnabus Group Ministries will host FIRE (Faith In Real Experience) a time of fellowship, prizes, food, games and worship, on August 13 at 5:30 p.m. No admission. More...

Givenland C.M.E. Church holds homecoming Aug. 14

Homecoming and revival services will be held at Givenland C.M.E. Church, Bashi Rd. Thomasville, on August 14 at 11 a.m. Lunch will be served. More...

Church of Putnam to hold VBS August 13

A one-day Vacation Bible School will be held at the Church at Putnam on Saturday, August 13 from 10 a.m. to 6.p.m. This is for ages 3 to 12. More...

Sports

T’ville teams out of World Series

Majors drop first two games

Despite playing hard and representing themselves well, the Thomasville Majors team representing South Alabama in the Dixie Majors World Series found themselves out of the tournament after an extra inning 17-11 loss to South Carolina on Sunday, August More...

Changing sporting gears

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Although it is a little earlier than it was back when I was a teenager, this time of year always signals the winding down of baseball season and the beginning of football season for me. More...

Pre-Majors’ fall short

The Thomasville Pre-Majors team representing South Alabama in the Dixie PreMajors World Series in Ponchatoula, Louisiana saw their chase of the World Series title come to an end on Tuesday, August 2 when they lost to the representative from Tennessee More...