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July 20, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Inmate escapes from county jail

Lawmen in Alabama and Georgia are on the lookout for an inmate that escaped through the roof of the Clarke County Jail sometime between 6 p.m. Sunday and 8 a.m. Monday. More...

Mission trips offer their own rewards for couple

Saving, striving and sweating are all worth it in the end for Jim and Angela Sims. The Thomasville couple just returned from their fourth mission trip to Costa Rica, and they have a message for those considering mission work - go. More...

Special Sections

People

Reasor reunion planned for July 28

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...

Williams donates to Locks of Love

Brooke Williams, age 7, of Thomasville recently had 12 inches cut for Locks of Love. She was inspired to grow her hair after seeing a program about children with cancer. She asked why the little girl didn't have any hair. More...

Crowd attends photo exhibit

Despite an afternoon thunderstorm, a crowd came to see the first art exhibit at the Old Bank Gallery in downtown Thomasville featuring the work of Arthur McLean. More...

School

Library final summer reading activity is today

Thomasville Public Library invites you to stop by and view the decorations for the summer theme, 'Once Upon a Time'. More...

THS orientation rescheduled foJuly 31

Orientation at Thomasville High School has been rescheduled for Monday, July 31, senior orientation will be at 6 p.m. and juniors will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1 orientation for sophomores will be at 6 p.m. and freshman at 7 p.m. More...

T'ville City Schools announce lunch price changes

Thomasville City School announces the new price list effective Aug. 10, 2006. More...

Sports

T'ville 11-12s win first two in district

Thomasville's 11 & 12 year old All-Star Baseball Team has gotten off to a good start in the District 4 tournament being held in Clanton by winning their first two games. More...

Tville's Dixie Majors still in state tourney

Thomasville's 17-18 & 19 year old All-Star Team didn't have an auspicious beginning in either the pool play phase or the double elimination phase of the Dixie Majors State Tournament being played in Boaz this week, but managed to work their way back More...

9-10s lose out of playoffs

Thomasville's 9-10 year old team was knocked out of the playoffs by Clanton in a three-game series last week. Here, Hayden Nichols scores a run for Thomasville. A complete game recap will be published in next week's issue of The Thomasville Times. More...

In over their heads

These water department workers were quite literally in over their heads as they had to dig deep to put in water and sewer taps for a new building on Front Street this week. More...

Hospital gets CON

The state's hospital certificate of need review board unanimously approved Southwest Alabama Medical Center's application for a replacement hospital Wednesday morning. More...

Supplier conf. back in town again

Plans are coming together for Thomasville's second rural supplier conference, bringing rural businesses and the countries leading prime governmental contractors. More...

Keahey defeats Lathan in runoff

Political newcomer Marc Keahey, a Grove Hill attorney, defeated Wayne Lathan to win the Democratic nomination for the Alabama House of Representatives, District 65 in Tuesday's runoff. More...

Clarke Countians make big push for 4-laning Hwy. 84

A delegation of Clarke County residents attended the annual meeting of the El Camino East-West Corridor Commission in Washington, D.C. last week. Most say they were encouraged that the southwest Alabama portion of U.S. 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

Zoning ordinance should be public now

Enough fiddling with the zoning ordinance already. More...

Opinion

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Alabama Scene

Community colleges in trouble

There is more to the sudden departure of Roy Johnson as chancellor of the two-year college system in Alabama than meets the eye. A lot more. As they are wont to say on television, "Stay Tuned." More...

Religion

Church Calendar

T'ville COG holds Kids Krusade Thomasville Church of God will hold "Quest For God's Ten Commandments" Kids Krusade July 18 - 21. Food and registration will be from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m. More...

Light Reflections

Technology addictions

Our world is vastly changing right before our eyes. We are becoming less engaged with each other while being trained by new technology developments. It seems wherever we go these days computers are talking to us. More...

Spiritual Reflections

Dwell on the good stuff

Road signs are something that we give little thought to, but they are very important, especially for someone like myself, who is directionally impaired. More...

For The Record

Obituaries

Bobby Earl Bennett

Bobby Earl Bennett, 69, of Fulton, died July 13, 2006 at Crowne Health Care in Mobile. Graveside services were held at Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery on Saturday, July 15 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Billy Cardwell officiating. More...

Clarke County Public Records

Marriage license applications Eric Pierre Williamson, to Rita Raine; Gerod Luvert Johns, to Ashley Rena Grayson; Clifton Todd Johnson, to Vicky Lynn Tucker; Quintin Sherrod Jones, to Melanie Lyn Daffin. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's Reports

A dispute over a bass boat led two charges of attempted murder for a Jackson man and one of the victims being arrested on warrants from another county. More...