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October 27, 2006 RSS feed / People

Hudson, Nall to exchange vows

Mr. and Mrs. Ricky Hudson of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Anna Alicia Hudson to Andrew Scott Nall, son of Eddie Nall and Dianne Nall, both of Excel. More...

Residents enjoy week of games

If you receive a pat on the back, Pass it on to those who lack. If you receive a hug from a friend, Pass it on helping others mend. If you receive a financial lift, Pass it on to share your gift. More...

Gainestown Landing closed as of Oct. 9

The public boat ramp at Gainestown Landing on the Alabama River is closed for repairs as of Monday, Oct. 9. It is anticipated that the repairs will take approximately two weeks to complete. More...

Lions Club collects old eyeglasses

Trick or Treat! Treat someone to sight! Donate your old eyeglasses to the Lions Club for recycling! The Thomasville Lions Club will be collecting eyeglasses at the Ghostwalk downtown on Oct. 28 from 5 until 8 p.m. More...

Butlerfest planned for Nov. 3-4 in Butler

The City of Butler is off and running with their 3rd Annual Butlerfest/Memphis In May Sanctioned Event. This event will be held along the historic downtown square and is planned for Nov. 3-4. More...

"47 River View" attends Bluegrass Festival in La Grange, Ga.

The 2006 Bluegrass Festival in La Grange, Ga. was everything it was expected to be and more Bluegrass fans and bands from all over the country attended and took part in the four-day event held Oct. 11th through 14th. More...

Chamber sets goals for 2006

Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce chairman Danny D'Andrea spoke this week of the chamber's goals for the next year. More...

Schools, Delchamps settle printing dispute

Delchamps Printing has dropped its legal action against the school board over the 2005 football programs. More...

Lower Dixie prepares new home

Site preparation is underway by the first entrant into the Thomasville South Industrial Park. Early 2007 is the expected completion date for Lower Dixie Timber's new ten acre facility. More...

Snakes on the brain or in the bed

DEAR DIANE: I am a 26-year-old male living in a rented condo with two other guys: "Dave" and "Danny." We've been roommates since college and have been in this condo for about a year and a half. More...

Trivia test

1. LANGUAGE: What is something that is "pro bono publico"? More...

Strange but true

With the holiday gift-giving season coming up, you might want to keep this in mind: Statistics show that 20 percent of people who receive gift cards as presents never spend the full amount. More...

Logging accident injures man

A logging accident on Pleasant Hill Road near Thomasville Wednesday afternoon injured one man. More...

Hogs caught

Clint Pope caught seven hogs near the river this week. Pope said they're moving earlier than usual this year. More...

Fall forestry tour planned

On Thursday, November 2, there will be a landowners' tour held in the Gosport-Whatley area. More...

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...

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...

Births

Gates

Mr. and Mrs. Russell Gates of Thomasville announce the birth of their daughter, Natalie Elisabeth, born September 20, 2006 at Mobile Infirmary Medical Center in Mobile at 2:58 p.m. She weighed 6 lbs. 14 oz. and was 20 inches long. More...

"Food for Fines" to benefit Salvation Army

The Thomasville Public Library will be sponsoring its annual FOOD FOR FINES drive for the Salvation Army again this year. More...

SVFD to host Fall Singing Saturday

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

RSVP makes lap robes

Wednesday, Oct. 19, RSVP members Blanche Starks and Ray Purvice (both standing) delivered 14 lap robes (handmade by Ms. Starks) to the residents at Country Oaks No. 2 Assisted Living. More...

Pine Hill holds Fall Fest Day

On October 15 The Brookwood Baptist Church of Birmingham arrived in Pine Hill at the Peach Tree Apartments and was greeted by Edith Ruffin, a member of the Pine Hill Mission. Brenda G. More...

Water projects moving along

Mayor Sheldon Day reported to the water and sewer board that the city's engineers are evaluating a piece of property for a new water intake from the Alabama River. More...

Tips for Halloween safety

Halloween is a time of great fun for children, but it can be a little scary for parents and drivers. Children are often out after dark, crossing busy streets and perhaps going to unfamiliar homes. More...

What are your collectibles worth?

Larry Cox COLLECTING Stamp Collection More...

Try these treats for Halloween

Trick or Treats These aren't your ordinary cookie and candy apple recipes. Both use Gjetost cheese imported from Norway. More...

Strange but true

With the holiday gift-giving season coming up, you might want to keep this in mind: Statistics show that 20 percent of people who receive gift cards as presents never spend the full amount. More...

Pumpkins, pumpkins and more pumpkins

Brenda Drinkard awoke to a yard full of pumpkins Monday morning.Gabi Watts sent the pumpkins as part of a CPS fundraiser. More...

Incentives for fighting pine beetle available in Alabama

Financial incentives are available for a limited time to help forest landowners in Alabama protect pine forests from bark beetle attacks. Federal funds distributed through the U.S. More...

Chicken with okra and plantains

FAVE FOODS OF THE FAMOUS

Pat Benatar As one of the most popular female rockers of all time, Pat Benatar continues to leave her mark as one of the music industry's most successful and dynamic performers. More...