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July 13, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Low voter turnout seen for run-off

While the turnout in Clarke County was above 52 percent for the June 6 primary races-a good percentage in this day and age-political observers are taking bets on just how low it may be for the July 18 run-off. More...

Hotly contested local race highlight of July 18 vote

There are five run-offs for state offices on the Republican ballot that will be available countywide but none seem to be drawing a lot of local interest. More...

FBI investigates FEMA fraud reports in Jackson

A search warrant was executed at a rural Jackson home by Clarke County Sheriff's Department, the Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General and the FBI last Thursday, July 6, but the suspect fled moments before officers arrived at th More...

Special Sections

People

Reasor Family Runion planned

The Reasor Family Reunion Committee would like to announce that the 2006 Reasor Family Reunion is being held in Thomasville July 28 - July 31. More...

Denish announces Wilcox campaign

Gwen Denish, a life long resident of Pine Hill has entered the race for Wilcox County District 6. More...

Pine Hill working to get ATVs off public streets

Following up on complaints from citizens, the Pine Hill Police Department is stepping up its enforcement of laws banning four-wheelers from public roads. More...

Religion

Urquhart returns from service

Former pastor of Pine Hill Baptist Church, Bro. Dan Urquhart, who has served as Army Chaplain with 828 Transportation Battalion Unit in Kuwait, safely returned back to the states recently. More...

Light Reflections

Life is full of decisions

Life is full of decisions, no matter how fast you run they stare you right in the face. More...

Church Calendar

Union Grove Baptist holds Homecoming Union Grove Baptist Church will have its Annual Homecoming on Sunday, July 16. Singing in the afternoon by the Dixie Disciples. Everyone is invited, special invitation to all former pastors. More...

Sports

Dixie Majors head to state playoffs

Thomasville's Dixie Majors, 17, 18 & 19 year old all-stars defeated Chickasaw in a best two out of three series this past weekend to capture the District Seven championship and will advance to the State Tournament being held in Boaz beginning Thursda More...

T'ville 9&10s keep rolling along

After an opening game win over Greensboro the Thomasville 9 & 10 year old all-star team kept things going in their run at a bid to the State Tournament by winning their next four games in the Regional Tournament held in Demopolis last week capturing More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Without fanfare

I, like most all of Thomasville and this surrounding area, was very shocked and saddened by the sudden illness and death of Jim Larrimore last week. More...

Pine Hill paving nearly completed

The town of Pine Hill issued a payment for $295,128 for paving work at its Monday night session. Another $24,000 was issued to the engineers and the grant administrator. More...

Woman killed in Sunny South wreck

A wreck in Sunny South Saturday morning claimed the life of one Lower Peachtree woman and put another in serious condition in the hospital. More...

Thomasville native makes impact at school

Thomasville native Tony Wood was recently honored for his impact on students' lives for his work at Whitesburg Middle School. More...

Times editor to show artistic side

Arthur McLean would be a starving artist if he were not a newspaper man. He earns his living as the editor of The Thomasville Times, but he finds his biggest challenges and greatest satisfaction in the artwork he creates through his photography. 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

Seatbelts really do save lives, use yours

Recently, you may have had an encounter with one of Thomasville's police officers, checking to make sure you're buckled up and have all the appropriate documents like your drivers license and insurance card. More...

Opinion

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Alabama Scene

Won't take long to read run-off ballot

I couldn't have been more than 10 years old when I first heard this joke but it is still one of my favorites. More...

School

Local students earn scholarships from Weyerhaeuser

Eleven local high school graduates earned $26,000 in scholarships from Weyerhaeuser Company through local and national scholarship programs. More...

Green scholarship recipient at ASCC

Dr. John A. Johnson, President of Alabama Southern Community College, recently announced the recipients for scholarships for 2006. More...

Black added to THS uniforms

Thomasville City Schools mandatory uniform dress policy is as follows. More...

For The Record

Obituaries

Sara Robinson Counselman Sara Frances Robinson Counselman, 84, of Coffeeville died July 8, 2006 at Lakeview Assisted Living Facility. Funeral services were held at Ulcanush Baptist Church in Coffeeville on Monday, July 10 at 11 a.m. More...

Clarke County Public Records

Marriage license applications Victor Devan Morrissette, to Charlene Victoria Washington; William Joseph Nichols, to Wendy Nicole Nichols; Kendall Dwight Washington, to Anita Louise Hollins; David Lee Neal, to Eula B. More...

Thomasville Police Report

The Thomasville Police Department made 12 arrests for the week ending July 9. More...