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July 6, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

New physician comes to T'ville

Thomasville's doctor population just increased again, with the introduction of Dr. Timothy Jetton from Florida. More...

Drought disaster declared

Governor Bob Riley and Commissioner Ron Sparks of the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries on Friday expressed their appreciation to U.S. More...

Bomb threat suspect at large

Although local lawmen quickly picked up a suspect in the courthouse bombing threat made last Wednesday, June 28, he was released when he provided a substantiated alibi of his whereabouts that day. More...

Special Sections

People

Thank You

Words cannot convey the gratitude we the family of Crystal Ray and Zachary Ray Chapman feel for all the expressions of love and sympathy that has been shown to us during the loss of our loved ones. Our loss is Heaven's gain. More...

Kathryn Tucker Windham to speak in Grove Hill

The Clarke County Museum is sponsoring storytelling by Kathryn Tucker Windham at a free program Tuesday, July 11 at 12 noon at the Grove Hill United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. Both children and adults are invited to attend. More...

Norfolk-Southern donates to Alabama's hurricane victims

Governor Bob Riley met with John Baker, Vice President of Norfolk Southern Corporation, and accepted a check in the amount of $50,000 that will go to help Alabama victims of Hurricane Katrina. More...

Religion

New church started in T'ville

Joshua Generation Fellowship would like to introduce themselves to you. They are a fellowship of Christian believers who preach and teach the entire Bible from Genesis to Revelation. More...

Spiritual Reflections

We must gear up, the best is yet to come

This week Peggy and I will celebrate two important days in our lives. On Thursday, July the fifth we will celebrate our 43rd anniversary. More...

Church Calendar

"Love Day Program" is July 9 Everyone is invited to a "Love Day Program" honoring Minister Arthur and Evangelist Ida Scott. This event will be held on Sunday, July 9 at 2 p.m. at the Thomasville High School Auditorium in Thomasville. More...

For The Record

Clarke County Public Records

Marriage license applications Phillip Donald Bourgeois, to Carrie Austill Williams; Carl Logan, to Shirley Bullock; Samuel J. Finney, to Virginia M. Finney. More...

Obituaries

John Russell Long John Russell Long, 47, of Grove Hill died Wednesday, June 21, 2006 at his home. Graveside services were held at Old Salem Cemetery in Scyrene on Wednesday, June 28 at 2 p.m. More...

Police Reports

The Thomasville Police Department made two felony arrests including charging Adrienne S. Whitted with assault first degree and Brenda Fay Coston with criminal possession of a forged instrument. More...

City gets new trash contract

Thomasville got what it wanted Monday, a new garbage contract. During a special session, the city council approved Arrow as the city's new waste disposal company. More...

Recycling center back on its feet in new locale

The recycling center and Community rehabilitation center is back in action in a new location. More...

Hudson to get her mother's kidney, urges organ donation

From Staff Reports Thirty-four years ago Charity Hudson's mother lost her firstborn child in a tragic car accident. More...

Fire destroys trailer

Firefighters work on a fire that destroyed an abandoned trailer in the Choctaw Corner area last 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). For more information call 636-9985. More...

Editorials

Our View

Be careful during this dry season

The summer drought has gotten so bad that emergency declarations have been made for many Alabama counties including Clarke. More...

Alabama Scene

Siegelman verdict a big surprise

On Wednesday former Gov. Don Siegelman, in one of his frequent interviews outside the Federal Courthouse in Montgomery, turned a clever phrase: "This jury won't give me as much as a parking ticket." More...

Opinion

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Sports

N. Clarke 13 year old all-stars advance

The North Clarke 13 year old All-Star baseball team went 2 and 1 in the sub-district round-robin tournament held in Jackson on Saturday, July 1 and Sunday, July 2, and will be moving on to Daphne this Friday for the District Tournament. More...

North Clarke 14 year olds defeat Jax, Foley

The North Clarke 14 year old All-Star baseball team defeated both Jackson and Foley this past Sunday, July 2 in their round-robin sub-district pool play being staged in Grove Hill. More...

Local martial arts students excel in Mobile

Cassidy Gibbs, Taylor Gibbs, Trey McKinley and Ty White who train at Cooley's Martial Arts all won medals at the 2006 Alabama Sports Festival Games held in Mobile June 23-25. More...