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March 2, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Commission flip-flops on raise for jail workers

It was an awkward moment for Chief Deputy Donnie Arnold when commissioners let a motion die, for lack of a second, but then decided within a minute to revisit the issue. More...

Trailer fire

Thomasville fire fighters finish putting out a fire at a trailer near McFadden Park last week. Evidence at the scene suggests the fire may have been set intentionally. More...

Special Sections

People

Beast of a feast

Hundreds of men came to Thomasville Baptist Church for the annual More...

County Courthouse expansion

Work is progressing on the foundation of the new Clarke County Courthouse annex in Grove Hill. The $3.56 million two-story annex is being built by J. C. Duke Contractors. More...

Fire call for church stirs arson fears at first

Local firefighters got a bad scare late Saturday night when dispatchers called out that there was a church fire on Highway 43 at Toddtown. More...

School

TES kindergarten registration is coming

Registration for children who plan to enter kindergarten at Thomasville Elementary School for the 2006-07 school year will be Friday, April 21 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Registration will be held in the kindergarten building. More...

Hollis wins first in VFW Essay contest

Kristin Hollis, a senior at Thomasville High School, was honored by the VFW Post 5106 during a special ceremony on Feb. 27. Hollis placed first in the Essay contest sponsored by VFW More...

Meeting for the Clarke Jr. Miss Program is March 12

The Clarke County Jr. Miss Program information meeting is March 12 at 2 p.m. at Clarke Prep School Cafeteria. More...

Sports

“Tough” going out on top

Crystal Coston, better known as More...

Thomasville sinks Mary G. Montgomery in Mobile

The Thomasville Tigers certainly saved the best for last in their play in the Hank Aaron Classic this past week. More...

Move over Babe, Henry and Barry

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Ladies and Gentlemen, I am proud to announce that as of 1:23 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27, 2006, possibly the greatest power hitter of all times moved into the on deck circle. More...

T’ville hospital making progress

Thomasville More...

Wreck leads to fatality

Bernard Stanley Irvin, 83, of Sweet Water died from injuries sustained in the traffic crash Wednesday, Feb. 22. According to Alabama Highway Patrol reports, Irvin made a left turn in front of the truck driven by Roosevelt Lewis of Dixons Mills. More...

Judge Crow announces retirement from bench

Circuit Judge Harold Crow 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

Alabama’s constitution needs reform

Our View

Alabama More...

The debate has begun

From the Editor

Well, the first salvo in the Thomasville alcohol debate has been fired. Look below the late Earl Tucker More...

Opinion

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Religion

Overstreet, Leonard to perform at PBC

The Haven benefit coming up at Pineview Baptist Church tomorrow (Friday, March 3) will feature two musical talents who are no strangers to this area. More...

Church Calendar

Pineview Baptist sponsors BBQ A benefit barbecue for The Haven ministry will be held at Pineview Baptist Church on Friday, March 3. The barbecue, which targets men and boys, is sponsored by the Pineview Brotherhood. More...

Ask God to inspect your roots

Spiritual Reflections

The other day Peggy and I were riding down the highway going somewhere, as opposed to going nowhere, and I saw a sign that said, More...

For The Record

Obituaries

Doris Elizabeth Pace Blanding Doris Elizabeth Pace Blanding, 60, a native of Coffeeville and a resident of Washington D.C. died Feb. 16, 2006. Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. More...

Jail books 27 arrests for the week

The Clarke County Sheriff More...

Juveniles charged with break-ins at teacher’s home

Four juveniles were arrested in Thomasville last week for breaking into an elementary school teacher More...