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August 24, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

It's curtains for fancy auditorium in civic center

Work has already started in the process of trying to whittle down the cost of Thomasville's proposed civic center. More...

Football parking to cost two bucks

When you pull into the parking lot at Thomasville High School for home football games this year, prepare to stop. More...

Special Sections

People

Peewee registration is Aug. 26

Registration for Peewee Football and Peewee Cheerleaders will be held Saturday, August 26 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Gates Drive Park in front of the concession stand. More...

Eutaw Chamber organizes Antique Trail

A new weekend long event for Alabama to be held Sept. 15-17! More...

Pugh, Cooke wed in seaside ceremony

Twilla Susanne Pugh of Thomasville and Jason Wayne Cooke of Birmingham were united in marriage on April 21, 2006 at Henderson Beach in Destin, Fla. The ceremony was held at sunset along the emerald shores. Rev. More...

School

School News

Welcome back THS students

Welcome back Thomasville High School students! The first full week of school has passed, and students are already busy at work. On behalf of the student body, I would like to welcome Dr. Clayton, Dr. More...

Libraries offer homework help

Sunday night, in any town in Alabama: "Mom, I have a three-page report on the planet Mars due at 8:15 in the morning!" Homework! Who dreads it more - children, parents or teachers? More...

Alabama Power offers free resources

As students head back to school, Alabama Power reminds teachers of the broad range of free, educational resources that are available through the company to assist with classroom learning. More...

For The Record

Clarke County Public Records

Marriage license application Dominick Anton James, to Ursula Latrice Council. More...

Obituaries

Rebecca Cheyenne Dumas Rebecca Cheyenne Dumas, infant, of Pine Hill died Monday, August 14, 2006 at Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital in Demopolis. More...

Coffeeville Police stay busy: nab federal fugitive

Coffeeville Police Officer Steve Carlisle nabbed a federal fugitive Friday night. More...

Zoning plan hearings start September 7

Zoning public hearing. Thursday, Sept. 7 6:30 p.m. City Hall

After months of research, meetings and revisions, Thomasville's proposed zoning ordinance is ready for its public debut. More...

Summer in bloom

This side porch wicker chair framed by blooming Crepe Myrtle beckons as the dog days of summer roll on in Thomasville. More...

Citizens question whether Bradford eligible to remain as chairman

Two Clarke County citizens questioned Commission Chairman Paul Bradford's right to serve as chairman during Monday's Clarke County Commission meeting. 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

Take a good look at zoning ordinance

Now that the city's proposed zoning and land use ordinance is in a form for public review, we ask that you take the time to carefully analyze the document to see how it might affect you. More...

From the Editor's Desk

Still a mess after Katrina

Two days from now, New Orleans and the Mississippi Gulf Coast will mark the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. More...

Alabama Scene

Dems steal their own thunder

Lt. Gov. Lucy Baxley, the Democratic nominee for governor in the November General Election, unveiled an ambitious platform last week in a whirlwind tour of the state. More...

Religion

Leavins to sing at Grove Hill MPC

Stephanie Leavins will be at Grove Hill Methodist Protestant Church Sunday, Sept. 3 at 11 a.m. Leavins was born with Muscular Dystrophy and has spent her entire life in a wheelchair. More...

New Hope No. 1 to hold concert Aug. 25

The New Hope No. 1 Baptist Church Choir of Thomasville will be presenting a pre-homecoming workshop and concert beginning Tuesday, Aug. 22 through Friday, Aug. 25 nightly at 7 p.m. The concert will be held Saturday, Aug. 26 at 7 p.m. More...

White prays with King family

Prophetess Lucinda White was summoned by Cathy Jackson, a cousin of Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King to Atlanta, Ga. More...

Sports

Tigers prepare for Demopolis jamboree

The Thomasville Tigers will play host to the Demopolis Tigers this Friday, August, 25 in a fall jamboree that will see the varsity players playing against each other for three quarters followed by one quarter of JV action. More...

Sweet Water headed to Excel for jamboree

Coach Stacy Luker will take his Sweet Water team on the road to Excel this Friday, August 25 for a fall jamboree involving the Bulldogs, the Millry Wildcats and the host Excel Panthers. The action is slated to begin at 7 p.m. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Proud of boys of Summer

With the month of August little more than a week from being over and the sights and sounds of the approaching football season all around us, there is little doubt that the summer months will soon be folding into those of fall. More...