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September 21, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Blood Drive today

The Harold Spinks Memorial Blood Drive will be held today at Thomasville United Methodist Church from 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall. More...

Food bank opens in Pine Hill

Ashley Burroughs (left) and Edith Ruffin stand amongst the canned goods at the Pine Hill Food Bank Friday. The food bank held its grand opening Friday morning. More...

Health fair at SAMC today

The Southwest Alabama Medical Center is hosting a community health fair today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Thomasville Baptist Church in the fellowship hall. More...

Clarke, Choctaw form new economic alliance

Clarke and Choctaw county leaders have formed a new non-profit organization, named Twin Rivers Economic Development Partnership (TREDP), an alliance to leverage the combined resources and assets of Clarke and Choctaw counties and create a regional ap More...

Special Sections

People

VFD donation

Jonah Thomas of LifeLine Paramedics presented Charlie Dixon of the Thomasville Volunteer Fire Department with a $500 donation for the department fire safety education program. More...

Roberts, Pilkington to exchange vows

Miss Rachel Roberts and Mr. Rhett Pilkington, both of Thomasville, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. More...

Ballard, Steinberg wed in Mobile

The celebration and blessing of the marriage of Leigha Blaire Ballard and Daniel Greg Steinberg was an event of Saturday, September 10, 2005, 7 o'clock p.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Mobile. Father Den Erwin officiated. More...

School

School News

THS has busy weeks ahead

The next few weeks at Thomasville High School will be extremely busy. Inductions will be held, important events will take place, and big games will be played. More...

Band News

THS travels to East Brewton

Greetings from the Thomasville Band Room! The high school marching band has been performing their show for Thomasville's football fans, but that is not the only reason we prepare a show. More...

THS student receives award

The Cooperative Education Program at Thomasville High School would like to congratulate Adam Ballard (L), Supervisor at Browder & Sons Veneer Mill, and Anthony Scott for being chosen as the Employer/Employee of the Week. More...

For The Record

Clarke County Public Records

Marriage license applications Bernard A. Dickinson, to Dorothy Mary Chapman; Eddie Dewayne Johnson, to Betina Raquel Jones; Dennis Wayne Butler, to Shanna Larae Graves. More...

Obituaries

Francisca Lopez Holt Francisca Lopez Holt, 31, of Thomasville died September 9, 2006 in an automobile accident in Texas. Funeral services were held Friday, Sept. 15 at Thomasville Church of God in Christ with Elder Jimmy Allen officiating. More...

Wrongful death lawsuit tops circuit court docket

Civil court jury cases will be heard in Clarke County Circuit Court, starting Monday, Sept. 27. More...

Chamber splits with economic development

In an effort to continue Thomasville's growth, the city will now have a dedicated industrial development and city planning arm. More...

Football program dispute gets legal

The dispute over the 2005 Thomasville High School football program has boiled over into the legal world. More...

THS student helping bridge language gap

In the quiet of the nearly empty computer room at Thomasville Elementary Thursday Kennia Villalba sits close to third-grader Osvaldo Alvarez, her patient eyes carefully watching the youngster as he struggles to read a flash card in English. More...

Thomasville approves $6.8 million budget

Despite concerns voiced by council members Alberta Davis and Charles Allen, the Thomasville City Council unanimously approved the city budget for the fiscal year 2007. More...

Trouble hits water project

Thomasville's plans for a water treatment plant had to take a major step backwards last week. More...

SWHS crowns queen

Adriane Lockett is crowned homecoming queen by previous homecoming queen Hannah Henslee Friday night with Sweet Water High School Principal Stan Stokely (left). More...

Man arrested with gun at Coffeeville High School

A man who took a pistol to the Coffeeville High School was arrested Friday night. 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

Please give blood today

Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood just to survive. In the time it took to read the last sentence, approximately two lives were saved because blood was ready when an emergency situation arose. More...

Enterprise-ready staircase

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Alabama Scene

He said-he said in Pat Lindsey story

Ethics Commission Director Jim Sumner caught all sorts of grief recently in commenting on the seemingly endless scandals coming from Alabama's two-year colleges. More...

Religion

The MaHarrey's to sing at T'ville COG

The Thomasville Church of God Homecoming is Sunday, Sept. 24 with services starting at 10 a.m. Lunch will follow at 12 noon. There will also be a singing after lunch with the group The MaHarreys and local talent. More...

BTAPC presents "Smoke on the Mountain"

BTAPC is now in the process of casting the musical Smoke on the Mountain. More...

Church Calendar

Christian Fellowship Baptist to hold homecoming Christian Fellowship Baptist Church will hold homecoming services Sunday, Sept. 24. Church services begin at 10:30 a.m. and will be followed by a covered dish lunch, with singing following. More...

Sports

THS survives tough Aggie squad

The Thomasville Tigers got things started right in their annual battle with in-county rival and regional opponent Jackson this past Friday, Sept. 15, when they took their first possession of the game and drove 88 yards for a touchdown. More...

SWHS eclipses Sunshine 68-14

The Sweet Water Bulldogs ran around and through and passed over the Sunshine Tigers for 577 yards of total offense on their way to a 68-14 win this past Friday, Sept. 15. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

State champs or not?

This past week as I was doing a little research into the history of Thomasville High School Football I ran across some very interesting information about what might have been the Tigers' first ever State Championship team. More...


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