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December 8, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Man dies in Fulton shooting

Lawmen are investigating the events that led to the shooting death of Kelvin L. Foster Thursday night, Dec. 1. More...

Life for Jackson in rape case

Alonzo Jackson was sentenced to life in prison for raping and impregnating a 10-year-old girl while he was living with her family in Thomasville. More...

Correction

The amount of sulfuric acid in a tanker truck that overturned, featured in last week More...

Katrina aid for farmers available

Farmers whose homes and property were damaged during Hurricanes Katrina and Rita may be eligible for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through its Federal Assistance to Individuals and Households Program (IHP). More...

Special Sections

People

Two new arrivals

Anna Sims returned to her hometown of Thomasville and is the new ultrasound technician at Southwest Alabama Medical Center. She is performing an ultrasound with the hospital More...

Civic Center meetings

The original Civic Center Foundation will hold a meeting Thursday 6 p.m. in Thomasville City Hall to elect new officers for the year. More...

Drop-off locations set for coat drive

Several area businesses have stepped up to become drop-off locations for winter clothes donations to Hurricane Katrina victims along the Mississippi coast. More...

Religion

FBC Jackson to hold Christmas Musical

Everyone is invited to attend a special musical celebration titled, More...

Those who are forgiven, must not let the world forget

Spiritual Reflections

Last week Peggy gave me a deposit slip so I could make a deposit to our checking account. I filled out the deposit slip at the bank, and made the deposit, holding out the cash we would need for the week. More...

Church Calendar

Sanctuary Choir will perform Dec. 11 The Sanctuary Choir of First Baptist Fulton will be presenting the musical More...

Sports

Tigers lose opener to Coffeeville

Contributing Writer Thomasville Tiger Varsity boys basketball team showing signs of having limited practice time due to the extended length of the football season lost 64-44 to the Coffeeville Panthers. More...

Lady Tigers claim opener over CHS

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers began the 2005-2006 season on the right foot by defeating the Coffeeville Lady Panthers 54-35 in their home opener this past Friday, Dec. 2. More...

Marengo drops two games to CHS, Essex

After a good showing in the Choctaw County High School Thanksgiving Tournament the Marengo Panthers came up on the short end of the stick in their next two games losing by one point to both Coffeeville and John Essex. More...

Christmas parade

Santa Claus rides through downtown Thomasville aboard a Thomasville fire truck Saturday. For more photos from the parade, turn to page 11. More...

Christmas events on tap

Many events are on tap for this week in Thomasville. More...

Girl stabbed at CCHS gym

An ongoing feud between three girls from Lower Peach Tree led to one being stabbed Tuesday night, Nov. 29. More...

Drug bust in Pine Hill

A months-lomg undercover sting operation netted numerous drug arrests around Pine Hill last week. More...

T’ville PD makes six arrests

Six arrests were reported by Thomasville Police Department last week. More...

Grove Hill set to follow T’ville’s lead, revitalize downtown area

Members of the Grove Hill Revitalization Committee and interested citizens met recently with Felecia Atwell, a community planning student at Auburn University, to discuss her suggestions for revitalizing the downtown area and survey results on revita 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

No choice for “not in my back yard”

Our View

As you read this, the home owners in Country Club Estates are trying to figure out what they can do to stop a subsidized seniors housing development from being built right next door. More...

Siegelman a crafty politico

Alabama Scene

Say what you must about Don Siegelman, and a lot has been said, but nobody gives a better interview than he does. More...

CARTOON

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School

THS band prepares for concert

Greetings from the Thomasville Band Room! The Thomasville City Schools music department has been preparing for our annual Christmas Concerts. More...

THS Drama students place in competition

The Thomasville High School Drama Team traveled to Troy University Dec. 2-3 to compete at the Alabama state level. The following students received awards. More...

THS getting ready for exams

School News

Thomasville High School students took Alabama High School Graduation Exams this week. The schedule for the exams was as follows: Monday, Language; Tuesday, Social Studies; Wednesday, Science; Thursday, Mathematics; and Friday, Reading. Each student More...

For The Record

Obituaries

Mack R. Bradford Mack R. Bradford, 87, of Grady died at Crown Health Care in Montgomery, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2005. Funeral services were held at Oak Bowery Church of Christ on Friday, Dec. 2 at 10 a.m. More...

Clarke County Public Records

Marriage license applications Wallace Dale Sturdivant, to Linda Lee Sturdivant; Michael Lee Parker, to Christina Emerson Clayton; Elston Tyrone Monigan, to Deidra Shenea Gamble; Hank Powell, to Mary Lenette Carlisle; Larry Oneal Johnson, to Jan More...

Seatbelt usage up in 2005

More Alabamians than ever are protecting themselves and their children by buckling up, according to 2005 survey results. The seat belt usage rate was a reported 82 percent, as compared to 80 percent in 2004. More...