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March 16, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Friday night doings

Friday night offered something for all tastes in Clarke County from the wild turkey federaton banquet in Thomasville to the southern art bazaar in Grove Hill. More...

Sandpit residents voice concerns

Business was taken care of as usual at the Monday night meeting of the Pine Hill Council. Roberta Jordan led the council meeting since Mayor Harry Mason was absent from the meeting due to illness. More...

Special Sections

People

Water plant work to start soon

The city has a 120-day window to start construction on a new water treatment plant, Mayor Sheldon Day said at Monday%27s water board meeting. More...

New 911 center plans reviewed

Clarke County E-911 Director Becky Neugent told board members during Monday%27s meeting that Alabama Correctional Institute has a copy of the finalized plans for the new 911 center and will provide a quote for labor costs soon. More...

New members join SAMC Auxiliary

Auxiliary President, Linda Privett, states that the Southwest Alabama Medical Center Auxiliary (SAMCA) has added 24 new auxiliary members since Jan. 2006 and expecting even greater numbers. More...

School

Local students attend Leadership Forum Retreat

Alabama Southern Community College recently hosted the first annual Leadership Forum/Retreat for local high school seniors. More...

Students take midterms

School News

This week students at Thomasville High School have been hard at work preparing for midterm examinations. More...

ASCC talent show is tonight

There will be a talent show on March 16, in Nettles Auditorium on the Monroeville Campus of Alabama Southern at 7 p.m. featuring singing, comedy, dancing, miming, choirs, etc. The entry fee is $10 for contestants and admission is $3 for the public. More...

For The Record

Obituaries

Mildred Lucille Overton Mildred Lucille Overton, 88, of Lower Peach Tree died Sunday, March 12, 2006 at Southwest Alabama Medical Center in Thomasville. More...

Clarke County Public Records

Marriage license applications Ronnie Wayne Overstreet, to Sara Candace Hentschel. More...

Thomasville Police report

A woman who has been arrested on several theft charges was arrested once again by Thomasville police officers on theft and forgery charges. More...

Demand, prices rise at industrial park

Citing demand, the rising price of real estate in the area and the costs of development, Mayor Sheldon Day announced the city%27s industrial development board nearly doubled the price of non-medical lots in the city%27s south industrial park. More...

Secret Safe Place lauded by DA Tyson

Mobile District Attorney and candidate for attorney general, John Tyson spoke in Thomasville Friday night at a dinner celebrating the establishment of the Secret Safe Place for Newborns program in Clarke County. More...

Animal shelter supported at commission meeting

Brandy and Andrew Champion, owners of Round Hill Pampered Pets went before the Clarke County Commission Monday morning to request their support of a county animal shelter. More...

Brunson to run for coroner office

Kevin Brunson 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

City's land handling an issue again

Our View

Once again, Thomasville%27s land dealings give us pause for concern. More...

Opinion

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Folsom may yet run for Lt. Governor

Alabama Scene

Try as I might, I still can%27t get anyone close to the man to tell me what his political intentions are. More...

Religion

Full Gospel Lighthouse to start revival March 24

Full Gospel Lighthouse Church, 13990 Hwy. 10 W., Pine Hill, will hold revival March 24 - 7 p.m., March 25 - 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. and March 26 - 10:45 a.m. with Prophet, Evangelist and teacher Ron Smith as the minister. More...

Central Baptist welcomes pastor

Rev. Aaron Carpenter has accepted the pastorial position at Central Baptist Church in Dixons Mills. His first Sunday as pastor will be March 19. Pictured is Pastor Aaron (R), his wife Nicole (middle) and their son, William (L). More...

Church Calendar

Aimwell starts cleaning cemetery The Aimwell Cemetery Association requests that all containers and flowers be removed from the cemetery before April 10. More...

Sports

Lady Tigers go 1-4 in Mobile tournament

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger softball team, which was 4-2 after its own invitational tournament on Saturday, March 4, fell to 5-6 on the season following their 1-4 record in the Baker High School Tournament this past weekend. More...

Tigers defeat the East Webster Wolverines 7-2

The Thomasville High School varsity baseball team made it three in a row with a 7-2 win over the Wolverines of East Webster, Mississippi High School. More...

Score it an E on Blue and the MLB

Taking Names and Keeping Score

I am sure you can remember a few columns back when I wrote about the then up coming World Baseball Classic. You also probably remember there was a hint of skepticism in the things I wrote at that time about the WBC. More...


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