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May 18, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Going, going, gone.

Front Street in downtown Thomaville was closed Saturday as an auction cleared out antiques and items of interest from the old Bedsole's store. PHOTO BY ARTHUR MCLEAN More...

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People

Sunny South United at work

PHOTO SUBMITTED The Sunny South United group planted a tree in honor of mothers Saturday. They also spent the day cleaning up the area. Pictured from left to right, Johnnie Mae Dixon, Bernard Martin, Alvin Kennedy, Darryl G. More...

Cokeroft, Clanton to wed June 10

Ms. Cathy Cokeroft of Gardendale announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Jennifer Leigh Cokeroft to Chommie Donald Clanton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donnie Clanton of Thomasville. More...

BIRTHS

Jones Mr. and Mrs. Terry Jones (nee Antoinette Taylor) of Augusta, Ga. announce the birth of their daughter, Camilla Gabriella, born Jan. 19, 2006 at 12:18 p.m. at MCG Medical Center in Augusta. She More...

School

Speed gets a send-off

PHOTO BY ARTHUR MCLEAN School board members Asa Charleston, Karen Bradford, Kevin Smoker and school CFO Linda McGhee share a laugh with Roger Speed at his retirement reception Friday. More...

School News

2005-06 School year coming to an end

This was the last week for students and faculty to attend for the 2005-06 More...

THS top ten seniors

PHOTO BY AMBER FULLER Thomasville High School held it's awards ceremony last Tuesday and announced it's top ten seniors for 2005-06 and they are: (10-1) L-R Erin Hare, Brittani Jones, Seqouya Ellis, Amy Cannon, Mallory Pope, Andrew Baggott, Dana Agee More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Willie Joseph Foster Willie Joseph Foster, 76, of Thomasville died May 9, 2006 at his home. Funeral services were held Saturday, May 13 at 2 p.m. at New Hope No. 1 Baptist Church in Thomasville with Rev. James G. Curry officiating. More...

Rape charge against Rutherford dropped

The charge of rape, first degree against Sharon Rutherford was dismissed during a preliminary hearing Thursday morning, May 11. More...

Gas board to build new offices

Members of the ClarkeMobile Gas District Board of Directors voted to seek proposals on fees structured for a new administrative building in Jackson as well as a new building for the Grove Hill office and an addition for the Thomasville office. More...

State reduces money to T'ville school system

The Thomasville city school board renewed the school system's dress code at Monday night's meeting, and made the first moves to fit within next year's budget. 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

Zoning ordinance moving forward

After researching a handful of zoning ordinances from other towns, More...

Ramblin' Roses and Flyin' Bricks

Electoral College confusion

May 23, 1956 Something ought to be done about our More...

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Religion

Light Reflections

Take time to let God use you

We live in a world of power chasers. People who go to any measure in acquiring personal recognition. More...

Pastor celebrates 20th anniversary

Bro. Glenn Akridge will celebrate his 20th anniversary as pastor of Crossroads Community Church in Dixons Mills on May 17. The deacons, elders and members would like to express their appreciation to Bro. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Dixie Echo's to perform at Asbury Baptist The Dixie Echo's will perform Saturday, May 20 at 7 p.m. at Asbury Baptist Church on Asbury Road in Grove Hill. Bro. Thorn Lear and congregation invites everyone for a blessing. More...

Sports

Tigers successful in jamboree game

The Thomasville Tigers concluded their spring training this past Friday, May 12 in a three team spring jamboree held at Anderson Field in Thomasville. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Give them a break

Now that we have reached or are approaching the mid point of most of the summer baseball and softball here in Thomasville and surrounding areas, I thought it might be okay for me to share some observations about the way we fans and supporters are do More...

Lady Tigers' playoffs end in first round

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger softball team saw its 2006 season come to an end in the fffst round of the AHSAA state playoffs on Thursday, May 11 when they lost their second game in the best two out of three series to the Lady Choctaws of Bi More...