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September 22, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Blood Drive today

Thomasville will be holding another community blood drive today at Thomasville United Methodist Church. More...

August umemployment drops in Clarke County

The unemployment rate for August in Clarke County dropped to 6.6 percent, compared to last year. More...

Shooting in Dixon’s Mills

Marengo County Sheriff More...

GH Town Council approves budget

The Grove Hill Town Council met Monday and approved the budget for the 2005-2006 fiscal year. More...

Donations and applications being taken

The Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund was established by The Community Foundation of South Alabama. United way of Southwest Alabama and WKRG TV5 the first of September 2005 and is now accepting donations. More...

Teens stealing not just signs

After several months of investigative work, Grove Hill Police Department arrested Michael Wayne Gulsby and several juveniles for the theft of road signs, parking signs and other signs in the county. More...

Special Sections

People

Pearson, Farr to exchange vows

Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Ray Pearson of Pine Hill announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Lynn Pearson to Jonathan David Farr, son of Mrs. Daniel Mitchell of Ashland and Mr. Mark Farr of Mellow Valley. More...

Carson, Howard wed August 20 in Texas

Rickey Jermaine Carson and Audrey Jo Howland were united in marriage on Saturday, August 20, 2005 in Killeen, Texas. More...

Salvation Army begins registration for Angel Tree

Registration for those who wish to benefit from the Salvation Army More...

School

SWHS band gets new threads

The Sweet Water High School Marching Band debuted new uniforms Friday night. Band director Jerrel Allen said the uniforms were the result of a year-long fundraising project. More...

Forestry scholarships available

Students planning to pursue degrees in agriculture or forestry at Auburn University are reminded that the deadline to apply for Alabama Farmers Federation/Alfa scholarships is Dec. 1. More...

THS seniors take exit exams

School News

This week, Sept. 19-23, graduation exams have been taking place at Thomasville High School. These exams, which measure the abilities of students in five different subjects, must be passed by every student before he or she can graduate. More...

For The Record

Obituaries

Nell Ree Allen Nell Ree (Nuddie) Allen, 75, died Sept. 13, 2005 at a local hospital. Funeral services were held Friday, Sept. 16 at 2 p.m. at Midway Baptist Church in Dickinson. More...

Clarke County Public Records

Marriage license applications Gregory Earl Jenkins, to Punchenia S. Taite. More...

Sheriff’s Reports

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail and reported by the Clarke County Sheriff More...

Pine Hill motel readied for evacuees

It More...

Child porn charges filed for photos

A man who dropped some film off at the one hour photo lab in Wal-Mart in Thomasville was arrested while waiting on his photographs. More...

Black Belt Treasures opens, promotes area

New venture designed to promote local artisans and craftspeople

A gala program featuring authors, artists and crafts persons from 17 Black Belt and contiguous counties will celebrate the grand opening of the Black Belt Treasures Gallery in downtown Camden beginning at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept.30th. More...

Photo

Operation Home of Hope sits along AL Highway 5 in Pine Hill. Organizers hope to have their first families there within a week. More...

FEMA center opened as Red Cross center closes

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be setting up a Disaster Recovery Center in Clarke County. More...

Unemployment assistance available

Unemployed workers in seven additional counties declared disaster areas on Sept. 8, as a direct result of Hurricane Katrina, may be eligible for benefits under the Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) program. More...

ADOR expands tax relief areas

The Alabama Department of Revenue (ADOR) announced today that additional counties and parishes have been added to Alabama 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

We salute your efforts to help

Our View

We wish to salute all those in our community who have so graciously lent their time and money to helping those affected by Hurricane Katrina. More...

Mobile elects first black mayor

Alabama Scene

As expected, Mobile has become the second major city in Alabama to elect a black mayor. More...

Global warming? Maybe

From the Editor

I wasn More...

Religion

All who believe will be reunited

Spiritual Reflections

This morning I officiated at the funeral service of Eleanor Cleghorn, a lady who grew up with my mother and my mother More...

Church Calendar

TUMC holds blood drive Thomasville United Methodist Church will have a blood drive Sept. 22 from 12:30 until 6 p.m. More...

2nd Mile to sing at Creels Chapel UMC

The gospel group 2nd Mile will be singing at Creels Chapel United Methodist Church Saturday, Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. There will be some local talent also. Rev. Jimmy O More...

Sports

Thomasville routes Choctaw 47-0

The Thomasville Tigers held the Choctaw County Tigers to 60 yards of total offense this past Friday, September 16 shutting them out 47-0 in the process. More...

Bulldogs put out Patriots’ fire 55-6

Sweet Water set the tone early in their game with Linden last Friday, Sept. 16 as the Bulldog defense stuffed the Patriot offense in their first possession and then scored in their own first possession. More...

He’s made us all proud again

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Once again fellow Thomasvillian and 2001 Thomasville High School graduate Anthony Madison has done us proud. More...