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August 31, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Load up, football fans

Marty Lynn and Rean Evans-Banks of the Salvation Army show off their station that will be set up at the Thomasville-Sweet Water game Friday night. The Salvation Army will be collecting canned goods at the game. More...

Indictments handed down

Calvin Stephens of Jackson was indicted by the Clarke County Grand Jury for murder-reckless/vehicle homicide. More...

Special Sections

People

Jones, Johnson to wed Sept. 16

Miss Betina Raquel Jones and Mr. Eddie Dwayne Johnson, both of Thomasville announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. More...

Dumas, Flint set final wedding plans

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Wayne Dumas of Grove Hill announce the final wedding plans of their daughter, DaKota Nichole Dumas to John Edward Flint, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Prentice Flint of Pine Hill. More...

Nursing home to sell chances for quilt

JoAnn Smyly Thomasville Nursing Home News The Lord is always near us, we feel! His guiding hand, at times when we're troubled, and things are hard to understand. More...

Religion

Church Calendar

First Baptist Fulton to hold blood drive First Baptist Fulton will hold a blood drive Friday, Sept. 1 from 1 until 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall. This drive is in honor of Jeff Greenblatt, son-in-law of Eddie and Carolyn Andrews. More...

Light Reflections

God wants us to enjoy life

Chasing the "American Dream" can be a trivia pursuit most of the time. Everyone born has to play the game. More...

Leavins to speak 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...

For The Record

Clarke County Public Records

Marriage license applications Brandon Doyle Lindsey, to Cora Melissa Odom; Willie Earl Coates, to Frances Lynette Thomas; Timothy Gregson, to Heather Weaver; Gary Leland Pierce, to Mary Lou Newton; Keith Cordell Butler, to Chareice Tip More...

Obituaries

Jimmy Dunagan Jimmy Dunagan of Pine Hill died August 21, 2006 at Camden Nursing Home in Camden. Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 26 at 12 noon at Mount Zion Baptist Church with Rev. James Curry officiating. More...

TPD and Sheriff's Reports

Seventeen arrests were booked into the Clarke County Jail and reported by Clarke County Sheriff's Department. More...

City raises garbage collection fees

After a dramatic falling-out with Allied Waste, Thomasville city council voted to raise its garbage collection rates to pay new garbage collector Arrow. More...

Jackson gets wildlife award

Representative Thomas Jackson of Thomasville was awarded Legislative Conservationist of the Year at the 2006 Governor's Conservation Achievement Awards banquet. More...

Water plant facing delays

Thomasville's proposed water treatment plant is still on the drawing board and awaiting approval from the U.S.D.A., Mayor Sheldon Day said. More...

Hospital talks move forward without T'ville

It was a short meeting, but Grove Hill and Jackson municipal officials, along with hospital officials and other healthcare professionals agreed to form committees and formally study the idea of a joint hospital operation. 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). More...

Editorials

Our View

Good to see things happening

We're glad things are beginning to take shape around Thomasville. With construction now underway on so many projects, it really feels and looks like Thomasville is growing. More...

From the Editor's Desk

Funny timing and fatness

Despite the fact that no alcohol vote has yet been scheduled in Thomasville, and that zoning is far from a done deal here, it seems the alcohol debate is heating up again. More...

Opinion

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School

THS prepares for Sweet Water

Greetings from the Thomasville Band Room! More...

School News

Students back in school routine

Things are really beginning to get busy here at Thomasville High School with students back in the school routine. All students will be out of school on Monday, Sept. 3 for Labor Day. Junior class ring balances are due on Aug. 31. More...

F.S. Ervin receives school status report

F. S. Ervin Elementary School received its school status report from the Alabama State Department of Education on Aug. 17. More...

Sports

THS downs Demopolis in jamboree

The Thomasville Tigers got off on the right foot this past Friday, August 25, when they defeated the Demopolis Tigers 27-7 in the varsity portion of the fall jamboree for both schools. In the game which was played at D. F. More...

Bulldogs skin Panthers, eye Tigers

The Sweet Water Bulldogs rode the legs of their backfield tandem Dominic Holt and Anthony Landrum along with young Johnny Lockett to a 27-0 victory over the Millry Wildcats in their first half and a 30-0 win over Excel Panthers in the second half of More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Selling a soul

Please excuse me if I step on your toes by talking about what may currently be your favorite television show. More...


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