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September 14, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Questions still surround zoning

While many Thomasville residents appear supportive of some kind of zoning ordinance for the city, there are a few misconceptions about it, Mayor Sheldon Day told council members and the public at Monday's council meeting. More...

No drama for Pine Hill's garbage contract renewal

The Pine Hill Town Council approved the renewal of its garbage contract with Allied Waste Monday night. The renewal includes a 10-percent increase in fees charged to the town for collection. More...

T'ville council meeting Sept. 18

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People

Wilcox County Forestry Tour planned

John P. Ollison Regional Extension Agent Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resources More...

Red Cross award put on display

Catherine Downey (L) and Maedelle Springfield present the American Red Cross Partnership Award for the City of Thomasville to Judi Clark (R) representing the Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce. The award will be on display at the Chamber office. More...

Wood, Baker to exchange vows

Mr. and Mrs. Steve Wood of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Laken Loree Wood to James Lamar Baker, II, son of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Alexander, Sr. of Butler. More...

School

THS prepares for Jackson

Greetings from the Thomasville Band Room! The high school marching band is continuing to prepare the completion of the halftime show. More...

School News

One month down and counting

The first month of the 2006-07 school year has really flown by. As a senior, I realize how fast our last year is coming to an end. Graduation day will be here before we know it. More...

SWHS 2006 Homecoming Court

Sweet Water High School 2006 Homecoming Court: back (L-R) Brittany Black, 9th; Tate Stokley, 9th; Melanie Curtis, 10th; Kimberly Adams, 10th; middle, Abby Grochowski, 11th; Leslie Perkins, 11th; Courtney Boykins, 11th; front, Kimberly Hall, 12th; Adr More...

For The Record

Clarke County Public Records

Marriage license applications Michael Landon Westbrook, to Cassandra Denise Pugh; Nolan J. Atkins Jr., to Sherry Cave Green; Jeffrey A. O'Bryant, to Miriam Nekol Lyles; Ray A. Hurd, to Dolfinette L. More...

Obituaries

Robert E. Cowan Robert E. "Wolf" Cowan, 41, a native of Marengo County died September 4, 2006. Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 9 at Givenland C.M.E. Baptist Church with Pastor Clarance Lucious officiating. More...

TPD Report

The Thomasville Police Department made 14 arrests for the week ending September 10. More...

Almost like new

John Collins prepares his Model A Ford for the upcoming Nuthin' New Car Show in the parking lot behind Fat Daddy's Saturday. Registration begins at 8 a.m. This is the 16th year for the antique car show. Cost to enter is $15. More...

County garbage issue tabled for now

Clarke County commissioners voted to table their decision on which company would provide solid waste removal for county residents until the next commission meeting. More...

Southern Family Market to close

Southern Family Market in Thomasville will be closing its doors before the end of the month. More...

Sunny South reunion

Ethel Parham speaks to about 100 people who gathered for the first Sunny South reunion and Fun Day Saturday in Sunny South. More...

Grove Hill man arrested on drug charges

Jessie Lee Roper was arrested Sept. 8 after a search warrant was executed at his Morris Street residence in Grove Hill. 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

Likely no end to war on terror

Monday marked the passing of the fifth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York, Washington, D.C. and the failed takeover attempt of an airliner over Pennsylvania. More...

Alabama Scene

Sir Charles needs to get a grip

If you are one of those political junkies who likes mud slinging campaigns it would appear you are going to be in hog's heaven...pun intended...for the next two months. More...

Meeting workforce challenges

Eight community and junior colleges in West Alabama and East Mississippi have joined together to lead the effort to address these challenges for our region. More...

Religion

T'ville UMC honors 9/11 victims

Monday morning Sept. 11, the church bell at Thomasville United Methodist Church tolled the remembrance of our countrymen, at each of the time intervals that the terrorist attacks occurred. More...

Spiritual Reflections

Where were you five years ago?

Where were you five years ago, when you heard about the terrorist attack on our nation? Peggy and I were with friends, Nolan and Eloise. More...

Church Calendar

New Greater First Baptist to hold homecoming/revival More...

Sports

THS dominates Evergreen 42-16

The Thomasville Tigers went on the road to Evergreen this past Friday, Sept. 8 and won their second game of the season defeating the Hillcrest High School Jaguars 42-16. More...

Sweet Water blows out Akron 60-6

The Sweet Water Bulldogs accumulated 609 yards of total offense this past Friday, Sept. 8 on their way to a sound defeat of the Akron Rams. Of that yardage total, 508 came from the Bulldogs' vaunted running game with 101 coming via the airways. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Despite setback, Anthony Madison is still working hard

Many of you, like me, have looked on with great interest as the NFL preseason has evolved into the regular season with Thomasville's Anthony Madison battling for a spot on the Pittsburgh Steelers' roster. More...


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