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June 29, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Commission works on industrial park projects

Clarke County Commissioners approved the bond issuance of $6,905,000 for the North Clarke Industrial Park and Louisiana Pacific projects. More...

Dry weather is draining city's water system

The drought southwest Alabama has been experiencing is beginning to make its effects felt on Thomasville's water system. More...

Hwy. 154 site of traffic fatality for Grove Hill man

A Grove Hill teenager was killed in an accident on Highway 154 at midnight Saturday. More...

Special Sections

People

Coffeeville Summerfest

The Town of Coffeeville will hold its first annual Summerfest, Saturday, July 1. More...

School board election contested

A subcommittee of the Clarke County Democratic Executive Committee will hear a District 4 Board of Education election contest Friday. More...

Cox, Pace wed June 1 in Atlanta

The marriage of Jacquelyn Cox of St. Paul, Minn. and Charles Pace of Evanston, Ill. took place June 1, 2006 in Atlanta, Ga. More...

Religion

Church Calendar

Women's Conference is July 1 A Women's' Conference will be held Saturday, July 1 at 1 p.m. at Thomasville Church of God in Christ, 1200 Church Street off of Martin Luker King Street, Thomasville. More...

Light Reflections

God hears our prayers

We live in such a fast pace world, time is that commodity everyone wants to put in a bottle. The days are gone before we can get a grip, before you know it, our greatest dividend becomes stress. More...

Sunday School Attendance

Pineview Baptist Church Frank Jackson, Robert Dement, Joe Clayton, Windell Sheffield, John Wayne Overstreet, Clarence Newton, Cordell Hutto, Billy Kennedy, Ben Pugh, Jack Day, Cliff Scarbrough, Eddie Foster, Roger Truett and Winston Parden. More...

Sports

Darlins finish third in all-star action

Thomasville's Dixie Darlings 7 & 8 year old girls all-star softball team ended their run at the sub-district tournament championship in Camden on Monday, June 26, when they lost to Grove Hill for a second time in the tournament. More...

T'ville all-star boys finish second

Thomasville's 7 & 8 year old boys' baseball team came up just a little bit short in their valiant effort to win the sub-district tournament held in Sweet Water last week. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

It happens to the best and worst of us

There is an expression, 'just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water', that I find myself using quite often. More...

City could face garbage cut-off

Recriminations flew between current and former Allied Waste (nee BFI) employees at Monday night's council meeting, but none of it changed the city's garbage contract woes. More...

Bomb threat clears court

A bomb threat was called into the Clarke County Courthouse shortly after 8 o'clock Wednesday morning. The building was quickly evacuated and searched but no bomb was found. A suspect was picked up not long afterwards. More...

July 4 fun on tap in T'ville

Thomasville will have its Fourth of July fireworks show at Anderson Field Saturday, July 1, after dark (about 8 p.m.) More...

Telling the world

Mayor Sheldon Day, Rex Jackson of Signtech, and Debra Fox, executive director of the Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce unveiled the new sign addition to Thomasville's welcome signs this week, proclaiming the town as "Southwest Alabama's Success More...

Twenty-five arrested over the week in Clarke County

Over 25 arrests were booked through the Clarke County Jail over the past week. 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

Our View

A tough lesson on garbage fight

Experience can be a harsh teacher. For Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day, the garbage contract stink has taught him a valuable lesson, "know when your contract expires." More...

Opinion

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Alabama Scene

Riley has a comfortable early lead

Here we go again...and it is the same song, second verse. More...

School

ASCC Spring honors list

A number of students have been named to honor lists for Spring Semester at Alabama Southern Community College. Students must take at least 12 semester hours of credits to be eligible. More...

Galbraith attends leadership program

Laura Ashley Galbraith, a junior at West Laurens High School in 2005-2006, is selected to participate in the Gillette Economics for Leaders (GEFL) program being conducted at the College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio, June 25 - July 2. More...

Johnson attends AMSTI

Schools in Clarke, Washington and Monroe counties are the latest to join the growing number of learning institutions taking part in the Alabama Math and Science Training Initiative (AMSTI). More...

For The Record

Clarke County Public Records

Marriage license applications Adolph Cowan, to Belinda Cobbs; Daniel Franklin J. More...

Obituaries

Crystal Ray Chapman Zachary Ray Chapman Crystal Ray Chapman, 23, of Sweet Water and infant, Zachary Ray Chapman died Saturday, June 17, 2006 at Providence Hospital in Moble. More...

Thomasville Police Report

The week of June 19 - June 25 the Thomasville Police Department filed misdemeanor charges against the following persons upon arrest: Willie Lee Penn, Jr., DV 3rd (warrant); Quintus Leven Robinson, DV 3rd (warrant); Tyrone Jermaine Johnson, criminal t More...


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