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October 12, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

County approves $15.9 million 2007 budget

Chip Harrigan and Buddy Bedwell, two of Clarke County's three board members for the Twin Rivers Economic Development Partnership addressed the Clarke County Commission during Tuesday's meeting. More...

Pine Hill approves a lean budget

The Town of Pine Hill approved a combined $1.46 million budget Monday night. More...

SW AL corridor plans on display

Danny D'Andrea, Alabama Power's Thomasville and Butler manager, and Gilbertown Mayor Bobby Graham look at map showing proposed corridors for a proposed north-south freeway that would run through west Alabama from Mobile or Baldwin counties on the sou More...

Special Sections

People

Winning wrapper rappers

Andre Wilson (left) and Anthony Grayson (right) show off their winning check with McDonald's store manager Kim Deas. More...

Pine Hill Food Bank schedule

The Pine Hill Food Bank will distribute food Oct. 18 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 25 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. to give away coats, Nov. 15 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Hester, Collins to exchange vows

Donna K. Kimbrough of Scyrene and Billly Don Hester of California announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Hester to David J. Collins, son of Jackie and Molly Collins of Zimco. More...

School

F.S. Ervin to hold parade Oct. 21

On Saturday, Oct. 21, at 10 a.m. F. S. Ervin Elementary School will hold their annual homecoming parade around the Pine Hill Square. F. S. More...

Band News

Band to perform at homecoming

Greetings from the Thomasville Band Room! This week, the Thomasville High School Marching Band is in preparation for this Friday's homecoming game against Escambia County High School. More...

Drama Club to collect food

This year THS and TMS Drama will be contributing to T.O.T.S. Eat (Trick or Treat So Kids Can) We will be collecting food to turn over to a local food bank. This is our community service project for the year. More...

For The Record

Clarke County Public Records

Marriage license applications Keith Lamonte Steele, to Lakisha Diane Wiffen; James Thomas Toomey III, to Rachel Purvis Pritchett; Gregory Griffin Chastain, to Rebecca Moseley Chastain. More...

Obituaries

Te'Nya Daikevia Bizzell Te'Nya Daikevia Bizzell, infant of Dixons Mills died October 1, 2006 at Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital in Demopolis. Graveside services were held October 7 at 10 a.m. with Rev. More...

Thomasville Police Report

The Thomasville Police Department made 3 felony arrests and 14 misdemeanor arrests for the week ending October 8. More...

Man's body found after fire

Firefighters discovered a man's body after a house fire in the Red Creek area early Sunday morning. More...

City schedules next zoning plan hearing

The Thomasville City Council formally accepted the proposed zoning ordinance and map from the Planning Commission at its Monday night meeting, moving zoning one step closer to adoption. More...

Signs of growth

This new office building is being constructed on Safford Ave. near Hwy. 43 in Thomasville. No tenants have yet been announced. More...

Thomasville High School Homecoming parade Thursday at 5 p.m.

Pep rally to follow at People's Corner

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Man shoots son for not helping around the house

A father was charged with attempted murder after shooting his son for not helping around the house. 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

City's schedule for zoning a good one

We apologize for jumping the gun in last week's editorial. More...

Alabama Scene

Good budget likely helps Riley's bid

It came as no surprise, but when the state closed its books on Sept. 30 and the end of the fiscal year the numbers were incredible--Alabama's taxes generated more money than ever before in history. More...

From the Editor's Desk

Nukes in the wrong hands

Fashion plate Kim Jong-Il now has a nuclear bomb. Man, that just makes my day. More...

Religion

Church Calendar

Revival is Oct. 13 at Sunflower AOH Church of God Sunflower AOH Church of God on McFadden Street in Thomasville will hold revival services Monday, Oct. 9 through Friday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. More...

Spiritual Reflections

God has a plan and purpose for everything

They are gone. They left this weekend. One day they were all there, the next day there were only a few, and then there were none. The hummingbirds have left Coosa Ridge and have begun their flight to Costa Rica. More...

Sunday School Attendance

Pineview Baptist Church Fred Hinson, Winston Parden, John Wayne Overstreet, Windell Sheffield, Joe Clayton, Eddie Foster, Cordell Hutto, Ben Pugh, Robert Dement, Frank Jackson, Clarence Newton, Ralph Smyly, Jack Day and John Reaves. More...

Sports

Bulldogs hold off A.L. Johnson 27-12

The Sweet Water Bulldogs scored 13 unanswered points in the fourth quarter of their regional match-up with A. L. Johnson High School last Friday, October 6, to secure a hard fought 27-12 win over the Eagles. More...

Miller pulls off upset of Tigers

In yet another game that will go into the record book as a classic, the Thomasville High School Tigers let a nine point lead over Region 1 rival T. R. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Honoring the past

With Thomasville High School celebrating their homecoming this Friday and choosing to honor all the classes whose senior year ends in a six, I thought it might be fun to take a look back at all those classes and the Thomasville football teams whose s More...


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