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February 9, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

ASCC scores major job training grant

Alabama Southern Community College, along with seven other community colleges in western Alabama and eastern Mississippi, has been awarded a $15 million grant from the U.S. More...

Gainestown drug arrest made after complaints

Marco Antonio Gaston, 19, was arrested by an officer with Task Force One after he was observed with a reputed drug dealer and then discarded a bag containing what is believed to be marijuana and cocaine. More...

Clarke County Grand Jury issues recommendations

From Staff Reports The Grand Jury met last week in Clarke County Circuit Court and submitted its report Thursday, Feb. 2. More...

Special Sections

People

Buy diamonds for love, not investment

A popular diamond company has as its motto: "A diamond is forever." This is often taken to mean that love, represented by the diamond, will last forever. Or perhaps it refers to the fact that, unlike cars or homes, a diamond will never disintegrate. More...

Research the value of stamp collection

Q: I have a collection of Hummel plates. All are dated and in their original boxes. -- Cam, via e-mail More...

TVFD practice

The roaring blaze on West Front Street Saturday was set intentionally. The abandoned house was burned by the Thomasville Volunteer Fire Department so its members could practice their firefighting skills. More...

School

Career Day held at THS Feb. 7

Local business and government employees took time out of their days to discuss what they do for a living with Thomasville High School students Tuesday. More...

Tickets for “Viva” now on sale

School News

Seniors are again reminded to bring information dealing with their senior ads. This information is to be turned in to Brandi Cox, Erin Hare or Ms. Brand as soon as possible. More...

Brooks gives savings bonds

Brooks Chevrolet announced the winners of its first semester A contest. The winners from area schools received savings bonds for their efforts totaling $5,000. More...

For The Record

Obituaries

Charles Wesley Bradford Charles Wesley Bradford, 84, of Dixons Mills died Sunday, Jan. 29, 2006 at his home. Graveside services were held Wednesday, Feb. 1 at 11 a.m. at Laurel Cemetery in Shiloh with Rev. John Coker officiating. More...

Clarke County Public Records

Marriage license applications Arthur Lee Pate, to Shirley Ann Morris; James Edward Autery, to Felicia Kenyun Blount; Charles Alexander Sims, to Crystal Dawn Champion; Jerry Todd Barnes, to Tammy Lynn Guy; Michael Allen Nelson, to Bobbi Jo Har More...

Contractor dies in fall at Weyerhaeuser

From Staff Reports Mike Jones, 36, of Pine Hill, was fatally injured in a fall Tuesday afternoon at Weyerhaeuser More...

Local man a finalist in hot hubby contest

A Thomasville woman is asking for your help. Robin Myers has nominated her husband, local law enforcement officer, Phillip Myers in Redbook magazine More...

Wing tip not from crash

A wing tip off an airplane found in New Prospect by hunters over a week ago came off an airplane piloted by Kliff Stephens of Grove Hill. More...

Accident injures one

Crews work to upright the overturned Tahoe driven by Kristi Bumpers. 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

Wear a seatbelt, it could save your life

Our View

Tuesday afternoon, the call came over the radio, a crash, with the early witness reports indicating a person was ejected from a vehicle that rolled over. More...

Super Bowl ads super flop

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Riley leading in fundraising race for gov.

Alabama Scene

The four leading candidates for governor in the upcoming primaries have filed their first campaign finance reports, and the numbers confirm a couple of things. More...

Religion

Thank You

Words cannot express the appreciation for all the food, flowers, cards and visits during the loss of our loved one, Willie C. Courtney. More...

Sunday School Attendance

Pineview Baptist Church Joe Clayton, Ralph Smyly, Ben Pugh, Frank Jackson, Winston Parden, E.B. More...

Church Calendar

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Sports

SWHS wins final regular season game at home

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Lady Tigers wrap up their season with pair of wins

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger basketball team closed out the 2005-06 regular season with a pair of wins over county opponents. In the process they gave Coach Curtis Lane his 249 and 250 wins of his coaching career. More...

Some jobs are never done

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Last week the majority of the colleges and universities who field a football team filled their coffers with players they hope will lead their school to new heights in the coming years. More...


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