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November 16, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

County donates to Twin Rivers

The Clarke County Commission agreed to earmark $2 per member of the Clarke County population for the Twin Rivers Partnership. More...

Schools spend more than they get

For the third year in a row, the Thomasville City Schools system's expenditure exceeded its revenues. More...

Lawmen search for Scyrene's grocery robbers

Clarke County lawmen are looking for two men who robbed Garrick Corner Grocery in Scyrene Thursday night and the driver of the get-away car. More...

Special Sections

People

Camden Thanksgiving Service is Nov. 23

United State Senator Jeff Sessions, who calls Camden his hometown, will be the speaker at the Thanksgiving Day service on Thursday, Nov. 23 at the Camden A.R.P. Church, 209 Broad Street in Camden. More...

Curry favor with this dish

FAVE FOODS OF THE FAMOUS By Steven J. Austin More...

Wood, Baker exchange vows Oct. 21

Ferns, greenery and tulle graced the walkway to the entrance of Pineview Baptist Church as Laken Loree Wood and James Lamar Baker II were united in the covenant of marriage on October 21, 2006 at 5:30 p.m. with Reverend Hal Taylor officiating. More...

Religion

Church Calendar

T'ville United Methodist Women to hold Fall Food Festival More...

Spiritual Reflections

There is life without TV

I'm about to share a truth that could be life changing for some of you. I apologize to those of you who already know it. You can go read a "Good Book", while I tell everyone else. Here it is. There is life without TV. More...

Light Reflections

Take notice of God's wonder

I love this time of the year. The trees, reflecting their beautiful leaves let us know autumn is here. This is a time to take notice of God's wonder, as creation speaks to us. More...

Sports

Tigers kick Falcons out of playoffs

Thomasville kicker Henrique Aguiar drilled an extra-point in overtime to give the Tigers a 33 - 32 win over the visiting Central of Tuscaloosa Falcons this past Friday, November 10. More...

Bulldogs cage Wildcats 48-7

The Sweet Water Bulldogs used a balanced offensive attack and a crushing defense to post a 48-7 win over the Millry Wildcats in the first round of the AHSAA State Playoffs this past Thursday, November 9. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Survive and move on

This week as I was out and about talking to coaches and various football enthusiasts about what had taken place in the AHSAA first round playoff games, the one theme that seemed to be prominent and rang out the loudest was survive and move on. More...

Little hope for Pine Hill's airport

The Pine Hill Town Council agreed Monday night to continue exploring the idea of a regional airport with other cities in the area. More...

Chamber seeks grand marshall entries

The Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for the Christmas parade's grand marshal. More...

Zoning hearing Nov. 20, 6 p.m. city hall

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Arson arrest made after trailer fire

Thomasville Police arrested and charged Laderrick Andwan Chapman with arson Nov. 8. 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

From the Editor's Desk

He'll be the judge of that

"A sandwich is not commonly understood to include burritos, tacos and quesadillas, which are typically made with a single tortilla and stuffed with a choice filling of meat, rice, and beans." More...

Our View Riley needs to keep rural promises

A recent view of an Alabama highway map from 1940 tells the story. More...

Opinion

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School

School News

Thanksgiving Holidays next week

It is hard to believe that progress reports have already been sent home for the second nine weeks. Before too long, the semester will be finished and new classes will begin! More...

D.A.R.E. Poster Contest winners

D.A.R.E. Poster Contest winners: (L-R) Tate Wood - second place; Taylor Aitken - first place; Aubrey Brewer - third place. Winners and their parents were treated to a banquet in their honor. Winners also received a monetary gift. More...

THS employee of the week

The Cooperative Education Program at Thomasville High School would like to congratulate Henry Wilkerson (L) and Chris Gates (R), Service Manager at Gulf Coast Truck and Equipment, for being selected as the Employer/Employee of the Week. More...

For The Record

Clarke County Public Records

Marriage license applications Kyle Gabriel Childs, to Mindy Lynn Etheridge; William M. Downey, to Pamela W. Smith; Jimmy David Shepherd, to April Allen Hanson. More...

Obituaries

Christopher Kevin Gates Christopher Kevin Gates, 41, of New Orleans, La. died Oct. 31, 2006 at his residence. A memorial service will be Sunday, Nov. 19 at 2 p.m. with Rev. William Allison officiating at Mt. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

Nearly 40 arrests were booked through the Clarke County Jail over the past week. More...


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