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November 30, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

County agrees to regional airport

Clarke County commissioners voted during Tuesday's meeting in favor of partnering with Grove Hill and Thomasville to possibly build a regional airport in the county. More...

Filling a need

Thomasville residents donate blood at Thomasville Baptist Church Sunday to meet increased need for blood during the holidays. More...

T'ville Library Book Club kicks off

The Thomasville Public Library TPL Teens Book Club kicked off in October with nine middle school kids in attendance. They joined in the county wide read of "October Sky: a memoir" by Homer H. Hickam. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

OUR VIEW

Guidelines for letters to the newspaper

Though a certified petition requesting an alcohol sales vote has yet to be presented to the council, most believe it is only a matter of time before it happens. More...

OPINION

Full Story

Alabama Scene

Parties will still vie for more power

While Republicans won by far the most statewide races in the recent general election, Democratic Party officials were encouraged by the fact that more Alabamians voted a straight Democratic ticket in that election than did Republicans. More...

Religion

Light Reflections

Remember the greatest gift this holiday season

Wow, Thanksgiving was wonderful! It didn't take long for me to realize that the turkey is not the only thing that gets "stuffed" at Thanksgiving. The food was great but when does the "swelling" go down? More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Church Basketball Tournament is Dec. 2 at MHS gym

There will be a Church Basketball Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 2 at 3 p.m. at Marengo High School Gymnasium in Dixons Mills. For more information contact Katrina Sewell at 334- 830-0873, Shuronda Allen at 334-992-2395 or Robert Jordan at 992-2395. More...

Spiritual Reflections

God will never leave you

We have just two and a half weeks left here, at this place where they train missionaries. We still have questions about what our lives will be like for the next three years in Ghana. Not that it will change anything, we are going, God willing. More...

Sports

Don't worry, just win it

Tigers keep cool to come back from 14 down

The Thomasville Tigers pulled off a come from behind 28-14 win over the Trinity Wildcats at D. F. Anderson Field this past Friday, November 24, to stay alive in AHSAA State Playoffs. More...

Bulldogs blot out Sunshine

The Sweet Water Bulldogs piled up 505 yards of total offense while holding the Sunshine Tigers to only two yards of offense in their 55-0 win last Friday, November 24. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Stepping up

History is resplendent with accounts of individuals or groups of individuals who have stepped in and stepped up at just the right moment to save the day or influence the outcome of significant events. More...

Sex for murder trial on county docket

The third criminal jury term for the year will begin in Clarke County Circuit Court Monday. Sharon Rutherford, a teacher at Coffeeville High School is on charges stemming from alleged sexual misconduct with students. More...

Rumors spur alcohol debate

Approval of Thomasville's zoning and land use ordinance turned out to be just the appetizer to the main course of alcohol issues for the capacity crowd in council chambers Monday night. More...

Zoning passes council

Thomasville's proposed zoning and land use ordinance was approved Monday night with one no vote cast by Alberta Dixon. "I'm not voting against zoning, I'm voting against the part that was not clear," she said, explaining her vote. More...

Water Board discuss lines to LP

The paperwork is complete for the city's proposed extension of water and sewer lines to the L-P plant and is under the public comment phase of approval, reported Mayor Sheldon Day. More...

New 911 center moving along

It was noted during the Clarke County 911 Board meeting Monday that there was a high turnover of part-time employees at the 911 center. 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. Girl Scouts are selling candy! More...

People

Marengo Historical Society holds Canebrake 2006

The Marengo County Historical Society invites you to experience Christmas Past and Present at Bluff Hall and Lyon Hall during Christmas in the Canebrake 2006. More...

FBC in Butler presents the Singing Tree

The Singing Christmas Tree at First Baptist Church will be presented Saturday, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. and Sunday night, Dec. 10 at 6 p.m. Directing the Singing Tree this year is Charles Owen of Gilbertown. More...

Reese donates to Salvation Army

Elaine Smith (L) accepts a donation from Antwan Hadley and Eric Williams of Reese Funeral Home in Thomasville. More...

School

Band News

THS band prepare for parades

Greetings from the Thomasville Band Room! The Thomasville High School Mighty Marching Tiger Band is planning to perform in two different Christmas parades this year. Thomasville's annual Christmas parade will be held this Saturday, Dec. More...

The 2006-07 Dance Team are: front (L-R) Chelsea Sellers, Stephanie Smith, Brooklyn Scott, Shaina Smith, Talisha Jackson, Alexandria Taylor, Kylah Worthy; back, Amelia Forte', Felicia Rothschild and Dianna Baker. More...

The 2006-07 Color Guard are: front (L-R) Marissa Jackson, Krystal Tucker, Kenesha Danz; back, Erin Jackson, Cherice Pritchett, Kenya White, Tartianna Houston, Marietta Pritchett, LeAndra Welch and Jessica Blackmon. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Msgt. Douglas Allen Bagley Msgt. Douglas Allen "Satch" Bagley, 44, of Orrville died Saturday, November 18, 2006 in Tuskegee. Funeral services were held at O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home on Wednesday, Nov. 22 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Jimmy R. More...

TPD slow for week of Thanksgiving

The Thomasville Police Department made 1 arrests for the week ending November 26. Those arrested and charged were: Rafphel Deontari Blackmon - DUI. More...

PHPD arrest one for domestic violence

The Pine Hill Police Department arrested and charged Tonya Nickerson of Pine Hill with one count of domestic violence (assault) 1st degree Nov. 22. More...


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