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August 10, 2006 RSS feed / People

Lower the risk of heat-related illnesses

Older persons are at particular risk for heart related illnesses. These illnesses can be as serious as they may be preventable. Hot weather is one of the common causes of heat illnesses. Dehydration is also a common cause of heat illness. More...

Locals receive degrees

Christan Jade Bishop of Thomasville and Shanna Leigh Kelly of Butler, both received degrees at Judson College's commencement held June 24. More...

THS fall jamboree game set

The Thomasville High School football Fall Jamboree will be Friday, August 25 at 7 p.m. against Demopolis. More...

SVFD to hold photo shoot

Surginer Volunteer Fire Department announces that Mr. Terry Brown with Quality Promotions will be at the SVFD to complete the photo settings for the coupons sold during the photo fundraiser. More...

Childhood experiences helped write Overstreet's gospel songs

87-year-old logger says God saved him in World War II

You never know where you'll find a songwriter. John R. "Baby" Overstreet has worked hard logging the greater part of his 87 years. He stopped by The Democrat recently to share two gospel songs he's written and even sang one, a cappella. More...

Talk about the issues that concern you

DEAR DIANE

DEAR DIANE: I have been dating "Trina" for six months. Things are starting to get serious between us, and I'm beginning to think more and more about The Long-Term Commitment. More...

Bassett Creek Baptist holds VBS

Bassett Creek Baptist Church recently wrapped up their 2006 VBS with an enrollment of 113. More...

McCorquodale wins National Baby Miss

Three-year-old Chaney Scott McCorquodale of Jackson was recently crowned 2006 National Baby Miss International Beauty. More...

Boys and Girls Club to start after school program

The Boys and Girls Club invites children and youth ages 5 - 18 to become involved in its motivating and influential programs offered for the 2006 Summer Program throughout the fall. More...

Time of Perfection to hold singing

There will be a gospel singing Saturday, Aug. 12 at 7 p.m. at Time of Perfection International Ministry on Spinks Drive in Thomasville. Featured singers will be the Humble Spirits of Thomasville with other groups and soloist. More...

Military News Walker completes combat training

Private Joseph Walker, of Pine Hill, was awarded a certificate for completion of combat training on July 28, 2006. He completed his training at the United States Army Training Center in Fort Jackson, South Carolina. More...

Add some zest to summetime meals

The season for barbecue marinades, salad vinaigrettes, and recipes featuring citrus zest and other grated delicacies is in full swing. More...