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October 27, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

County still working with hurricane grant issues

Acting Clarke County EMA Director Roy Waite gave Clarke County Commissioners an update on activities in the department. More...

Wilroy comes home

Students family and friends lined the highway Friday for the return of Jereme Wilroy back from an Atlanta rehabilitation center. He was paralyzed in an accident clearing storm debris. More...

911 tax increase discussed

The possibility of raising 911 tariffs on residential and business telephone bills was discussed during the Clarke County 911 Board meeting Monday. More...

Weyerhaeuser makes recovery guide available

Weyerhaeuser Company has published a specially-prepared employers%27 guide for companies with operations in areas affected by natural disasters such as Hurricane Katrina. More...

Special Sections

People

Here today, gone tomorrow

One of the last walls of the old Hall Motor Service building on West Front Street in Thomasville was knocked down Tuesday. More...

Clarke-Washington Counties Fair Tuesday

The annual Clarke-Washington Counties Fair, sponsored by the Jackson Rotary Club, is scheduled to begin Nov. 1 and continue through Nov. 5 at the usual location at the fairgrounds behind Jackson Steakhouse. More...

MHS Homecoming Queen

Marengo Homecoming Queen Lekitha Allen (pictured with her father Michael Lewis) is announced at half-time during the Marengo High School homecoming game Friday. More...

School

Parenting Day is today

School News

The FCCLA at Thomasville High School hosted the second annual Family Fall Festival on Tuesday, Oct. 25. The festival consisted of games and prizes for children and adults of all ages. There was even a Halloween costume contest for kids. More...

Downtown pep-rally is tonight

Greetings from the Thomasville Band Room! This week More...

THS announces first honor roll

Thomasville High School announces the first nine weeks honor roll: More...

For The Record

Obituaries

Tommie Lee Dickinson Tommie Lee Dickinson, 56, a native of Jackson and a resident of Detroit, Mich. died Oct. 6, 2005 in a hospital in Detroit. Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 15 at Good Hope Baptist Church in Salipta. More...

Clarke County Public Records

Marriage license applications Mickey Lambert, to Teresa Yvonne Westbrook; Robert James Tolbert, to Lisa Janelle Jordan; Otto Lee Matthews, to Tranika Shanta Rochelle; Jack David Kowatch, to Rachel Fleshea McIntyre. More...

TPD arrest reports

Alvin Earl Patrick was arrested by Thomasville police officer Oct. 23 on warrants for three counts of sexual abuse, first degree. More...

Weyerhaeuser closings skirt local plant

In an effort to restructure its operations, Weyerhaeuser has closed three of its mills in the past week, but the company More...

City looks good to pardons and parole board

Word could come any day now on a decision by the Alabama Pardons and Parole board to turn the former mental health and rehabilitation center into a pre-release center for inmates. More...

McGhee wins Eagle award

Thomasville Schools More...

Jackson found guilty of rape

A Clarke County jury found Alonzo Jackson guilty of rape in the first degree Wednesday afternoon. More...

Fall back

Remember to set your clocks back one hour before going to bed Saturday, Oct. 29. More...

Free hurricane help available

Local residents and evacuees from hurricanes Katrina and Rita can take advantage of a free Internet Web site, www.GovBenefits.gov, to find benefits they may be eligible to receive. 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

This time, talk isn’t all that cheap

Our View

This week, Mayor Sheldon Day announced a meeting between city officials and the recently formed civic center board would be convened to discuss the city More...

Riley’s lead in early polls expands

Alabama Scene

In what can rightly be called a dramatic turnaround, a recent poll by the Mobile Register and the University of South Alabama shows incumbent Gov. Bob Riley with a commanding lead over any of the candidates in the 2006 gubernatorial race. More...

CARTOON

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Religion

We have to face the problem and understand sin has to be removed

Spiritual Reflections

Our house in Montgomery is approximately 50 years old. It is obvious that it has undergone several renovations, and additions over the years, and we have been upgrading things a bit since we purchased it nearly 2 years ago. More...

Church Calendar

Mt. Vernon to host The Dixie Disciples Mt. Vernon Baptist Church will be hosting a 5th Saturday Night Singing on Oct. 29. The Dixie Disciples will be the feature group. There will be a meal served at 6 p.m. before the singing. More...

Sunday School Attendance

Matt Adams Sunday School Class John Jackson, Joe Jackson, Earl Crow and Gary Cockerham, teacher. More...

Sports

Sweet Water back on winning track

The Sweet Water Bulldogs got back on the winning track Friday night, October 21, when they defeated the Hornets of John Essex 62-21 before an enthusiastic home crowd. More...

It does mean something

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Just as it eventually always does, the final week of the regular season in high school football has arrived. This year like so many others in our past there are some of us who are very happy over the way our favorite school More...

Panthers fumble away win

The Marengo High Panthers lost their homecoming game Friday, Oct. 21 to the McIntosh High Demons 19-17. In the process they dropped their season record to 4-5 and their region record to 4-3. More...


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