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September 15, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Katrina recovery dominates County Commission meeting Monday

Clarke County Interim EMA Director Roy Waite reported on relief efforts for Hurricane Katrina victims during the Clarke County Commission More...

Hurricane donation

Thomasville Memorial Funeral Home presented a donation to Thomasville Church of God in Christ More...

Fulton qualifies for sewer grant

Fulton received word this week that it qualified for a $400,000 Community Development Block Grant for sewer expansion work. More...

Agency on Aging working with FEMA

The Alabama-Tombigbee Area Agency on Aging is working closely with the Federal Emergency Manage-ment Agency (FEMA) to provide assistance to Hurricane Katrina disaster victims in the four Disaster Declared Counties in our region; Choctaw, Clarke, Sumt More...

Red Cross opens service center in Grove Hill

The American Red Cross is setting up a Service Center in Clarke County. The center will be located in the Assembly Room in the basement of the Courthouse. The hours will be 9 a.m. More...

Special Sections

People

Dale, Dotson to exchange vows

Mrs. Bettye Hurst of Camden announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter Carmoncita More...

SWHS Class of ‘39 holds reunion

Sweet Water High School Class of 1939 celebrated their 66th Anniversary (WOW!) with a reunion August 20, 2005, at Ryan More...

Walker, Butts to wed Nov. 5

Tanya Overton Walker and James Craig Butts are pleased to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. More...

School

Thanks to co-op supporters

The Cooperative Education Program at Thomasville High School is a structured component of the Career/Technical Education curriculum that integrates classroom instruction and learning with productive, supervised work experiences in fields related the More...

ACT deadline is Sept. 16 School News

Mallory Pope

The Tigers succeeded in yet another victory last week. They conquered the Gulf Shores Dolphins in our first home game of the season. The final score was 42-7. Great job Tigers! Tomorrow, the Tigers will face Choctaw County in Thomasville. More...

Nichols accepted into NSCS

Amanda R. Nichols of Thomasville accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS). She will be honored during a campus ceremony in the fall at Auburn University. More...

For The Record

Obituaries

Oris Louie Armistead Oris Louie Armistead, 66, of Thomasville died Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2005 in Morvin. Funeral services were held at Elam Baptist Church, Friday, Sept. 9 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Rodney Mullins and Rev. Warren Huggins officiating. More...

Sherrifs Report

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Clarke County Public Records

Marriage license applications Gerald Wayne Martin, to Bobbie D. More...

Wreck kills three

This wreck Monday morning just north of Pine Hill on AL 5 claimed the lives of three people. According to the Alabama Highway Patrol, Charles Emery Best, 31, of Vernon, Fla. More...

Allen criticizes, votes for city’s land deal

A Thomasville city council member rebuked the mayor Monday night, saying his actions went against a motion that was made in regard to a proposed property transaction. More...

Johnson, gas not going up 75 cents

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Pine Hill receives grants

Pine Hill received three grants for improvements around town. The town received a $10,000 grant for energy improvements at the health center. More...

Attorney General King issues subpoenas in gas pricing inquiry

Attorney General Troy King announced that his office is issuing the first round of subpoenas in the multi-state inquiry of rising fuel prices following Hurricane Katrina, which was initiated by Attorney General King on September 2 and joined by 44 ot More...

Property tax appraisals mailed out by county

Notices of reappraisals went out to about 8,000 of Clarke County property owners last week, Revenue Commissioner Jay Duke reports. More...

VFDs request joint aid pact

Members of the West Bend/Bethel, Coffeeville and Salitpa Volunteer Fire Departments went before the Clarke County 911 Board during Monday 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

City must be more cautious of land deals

Our View

While the real fireworks may have taken place during the normal council meeting, Councilman Charles Allen More...

CARTOON

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Consecutive terms almost a new idea

Alabama Scene

The much-ballyhooed Labor Day cookout at the Governor More...

Religion

Don’t stop giving, we have just begun to fight

Spiritual Reflections

For almost two weeks now armies of hundreds of thousands of people have been working diligently, and unselfishly, to come to the aid of millions of people whose lives have been tragically destroyed or disrupted by Katrina. More...

Church Calendar

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Thank You

I would like to thank the men of Tallahatta Springs and Opine Community for clearing the trees and debris out of the road for me to get to the hospital, the men who drove me during the hurricane to the hospital and the Thomasville Fire Department for More...

Sports

THS whips Gulf Shores 42-7

The Thomasville Tigers ran their season record to 3-0 and their regional record to 2-0 this past Friday, Sept. 9, when they defeated the Dolphins of Gulf Shores High School 42-7. More...

Sweet Water destroys Sunshine

The Sweet Water Bulldogs used only seven offensive plays in the first quarter to take a commanding 42-0 lead over the Sunshine Tigers this past Thursday night. More...

It could be worse

Taking Names and Keeping Score

I suspect if all of you who are reading this column today were completely honest you would have to admit, that like me, you have on one or more occasions found yourself questioning the judgment, knowledge and even the integrity of some, if not most, More...


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