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October 27, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Honoring a fallen father

Mayor Sheldon Day presents Hadley "Tommy" Tyson with a memorial to his late father Thomas Tyson Jr. who was killed in a vehicle accident while on patrol for the Thomasville Police Department in May 1970. More...

Ghost Walk Saturday

The third annual Kathryn Tucker Windham Ghost Walk will be held in downtown Thomasville Saturday. More...

Fall festival at ASCC

Fall Festival at Alabama Southern Community College Oct. 31 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. for ages up to 12. Admission is one canned good. More...

Antioch wreck injures five

Five people, including three children, were injured in an accident on Highway 43 in the Antioch community Monday morning. More...

Special Sections

People

Clarke-Washington fair starts Oct. 31

The annual Clarke-Washing-ton Counties Fair, sponsored by the Jackson Rotary Club, is planned for the week of Oct. 31-Nov. 4, at the Clarke-Washington Fairgrounds located behind Jackson Steakhouse on U.S. Highway 43. More...

Folk Life Festival Schedule

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Mitchum, Kelley wed at GainesRidge

Allison Mitchum and Jason Kelley were united in marriage at GainesRidge in Camden on Sept. 8. Virginia Gardner officiated. More...

School

School News

First nine weeks are history

Cooler weather finally makes its way to south Alabama and the students at Thomasville High School are glad to get the first nine weeks out of the way and continue on to the second nine weeks. Congratulations are in order for Mrs. More...

Band News

THS trombones carry tenor voice

Greetings from the Thomasville Band Room! This week, the featured section of the band is the trombone section. More...

Drama Club will travel to USA

This year at Trumbauer District Competition THS drama is performing Glass by Saul Zachary. Hard work and valuable time have been put into this play to make it one of a kind. More...

For The Record

Clarke County Public Records

Marriage license applications Clint Matthew Barnes, to Amanda Lynn Goodman; Marino Thomas Arreola, to Lee Ann Ross; David John Lewis Collins, to Ashley Lynn Hester; Thor Joseph Huebner, to Jennifer Howell Minor; Mercury Levon Parker, t More...

Obituaries

Nell Virginia Hall Nell Virginia Hall, 75, of Linden died Thursday, Oct. 19, 2006 at Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital in Demopolis. Funeral services were held at Bethlehem Baptist Church on Sunday, Oct. 22 at 2 p.m. with Rev. More...

On the wrong side

Rusty Swanson of Restorations Paint and Body Shop sits in the right hand driver's side of a little Japanese truck he is importing to America. More...

Council closes on land deals

Thomasville Council member Charles Allen voiced his concerns Monday night over the sale of the Crowne building during the council meeting. More...

DuBose needs stronger penalty, court rules

The Alabama Supreme Court ruled Friday that the Alabama State Bar Association's disciplinary commission did not penalize Jackson attorney and Democratic circuit judge nominee Stuart DuBose severely enough for his involvement in the preparation of a w More...

First units expected to go up within a few months

The earth is moving and work should begin in earnest on the Boardwalk Cottages development in downtown Thomasville. More...

Twin Rivers group asks county for more money

Two of the directors of the new Twin Rivers Economic Development Partnership attended the Clarke County Commission meeting Tuesday to repeat a request made a few weeks ago for funding for the new cooperative effort between Clarke and Choctaw counties More...

Circus in town Sunday

The Carson & Barnes Circus, sponsored by the Thomasvlle Fraternal Order of Police Wild Turkey Lodge #42 will be in Thomasville Sunday. More...

Photo

Fall back: remember to set your clocks back one hour Saturday night.

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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

Make sure you have your say on Nov. 7

The Nov. 7 gener al election is now just over a week away. Prepare for plenty more mud slinging from the bigger races as things come down the stretch. More...

From the Editor's Desk

Modern design could help

It wouldn't take a big government study to figure out there's a need for affordable housing in Thomasville these days. More...

Alabama Scene

Riley has a shot at rare second term

It was in 1901 that delegates to a Constitutional Convention recommended some major changes regarding the terms of office for constitutional officers...including governor. More...

Religion

Church Calendar

SVFD to hold Gospel Singing The Surginer Volunteer Fire Department will host a Fall Singing on Oct. 28 from 4 p.m. until. More...

Spiritual Reflections

Don't be afraid of change

Pat Ozment, Jr. Today we leave for Richmond, Virginia. Some of you are probably ready for us to go because you are tired of hearing about it. More...

Sunday School Attendance

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

Sports

Tigers take care of business in Selma

Although it wasn't pretty at times, the Thomasville Tigers took care of business and claimed their seventh victory of the 2006 season this past Friday, October 20, when they defeated the Southside Panthers 41-16. More...

TMS caps perfect season

The Thomasville Middle School Tigers completed a perfect season this past Monday, October 23, when they defeated the Demopolis Middle School Tigers 14-0 on the road in their sixth and final game of the year. More...

Bulldogs corral Stallions 48-7

The Sweet Water Bulldogs clinched the lA Region 4 championship this past Friday, October 20, when they pounded the Stallions of South Lamar High School 48-7. In the process they made their Head Coach Stacy Luker a happy man. More...