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November 30, 2006 RSS feed / People

Roberts, Pilkington wed at GainesRidge

The marriage of Rachel Roberts and Rhett Pilkington took place October 28, 2006 at 4 p.m. at the GainesRidge Dinner Club in Camden, with Rob Jackson officiating. The bride is the daughter of Mike Roberts and Mr. and Mrs. More...

Overstreet, Williams to say vows Dec. 30

Mr. and Mrs. George C. Overstreet of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Mary Elizabeth to Michael Taylor Williams, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael F. Williams of Thomasville. More...

MILITARY NEWS

Army Pvt. David A. Dews has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. More...

ACE program meets today at City Hall

The Alabama Commerce of Excellence Program is holding a Strategic Planning meeting on Thursday, Nov. 30 at 6 p.m. at the Thomasville City Hall. Everyone is invited to attend. More...

Big Red hero for Fulton's K-9 unit

Fulton's K-9 unit, Big Red, was the hero for the night when he helped capture a man wanted for burglarizing two camp houses. On the evening of Nov. 20. More...

Thanksgiving feast is over, but still thankful

   What am I thankful for this year?    What blessings come to mind?    My dear friends and relations,    So loving and so kind. More...

Sunny South plants pansies

The town of Sunny South has added several pansy beds to the town square. The flowers are part of Sunny South's chosen colors, purple and gold. More...

Hearts are in the right place, but bad timing

DEAR DIANE: I work for a small, Internetbased company. There are 11 guys in our office, all between the ages of 24 and 33. We're like a fraternity. Many of us have known each other since high school. More...

Pine Hill Tree of Lights dedication is Dec. 7

The 15th Annual Dedication of the Tree of Lights will be held in the lobby of the Bank of Pine Hill Thursday afternoon, Dec. 7 at 3 p.m. Angels can be purchased for the tree for a minimum of $5 in memory or honor of someone. More...

Dixons Mills Christmas Parade is Dec. 16

The Dixons Mills Christmas Parade is Saturday, Dec. 16 starting at 10 a.m. The parade is sponsored by Splendid Harmony Social and Savings Club and the Dixons Mills Volunteer Fire Department. The entry fee for the parade is $25. More...

Flu Shot Clinic is Friday

There will be a Flu and Pneumonia Shot Clinic on Dec. 1 from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. (no appointment necessary) at the Clarke County Health Department. The cost for the shot is $15. No charge is on Medicare or Medicaid (must bring cards). More...

Girl Scouts are having Fall Product Sale

The Girl Scout Troop 57 is selling candy and nuts as part of the Girl Scouts of the Deep South Council's Fall Product Sale. Chocolate Mint Trefoils, Whole Cashews, Mixed Nuts, Chocolate Pecan Caramel Supremes and Spicy Cajun Mix are available. More...

THS Class of '64 holds reunion

The Thomasville High School Class of 1964 held it's class reunion Nov. 25. There were 17 out of 29 classmates that attended along with their senior sponsors, (seated) Natalie Harrington and Norman Loper. More...

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...

Bedwell, Bailey exchanged vows Oct. 28

Mary Elizabeth Bedwell and Christopher Carroll Bailey IV were united in marriage on Oct. 28, 2006 at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Mobile. Officiating the 2 p.m. ceremony was the Very Rev. Michael L. Farmer. More...

Fuller awared DTU membership

In October Ashley Jordan Fuller, owner and instructor of Jordan School of Dance in Grove Hill and Demopolis, was awarded a Dance Teachers United Association Membership. More...

Jordan holds tour of property in Marengo

Bill Irby, Jake Harper, Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo Purser, John Ollison and Wendy Padgett members of the Wilcox County Chapter of the Alabama Treasure Forest attended the forestry tour on the Roy Jordan property in Marengo County on Nov. 1. More...

SWHS Class of '39 holds reunion

Hello, again, and SA-ALUTE!!! to the seven ladies who assembled August 16, 2006 to celebrate the 67th graduation anniversary of Sweet Water High School Class of 1939, the four living male classmates were not able to attend this year. More...

Fire alarms reducing deaths in Alabama

A recent study by the Alabama Department of Public Health shows that 58 lives have been saved to date through the Alabama Smoke Alarm Initiative. More...

Santa Claus comes to town

Santa Claus and his reindeer visit Thomasville in front of Forget Me Not Florist Sunday, Nov. 26 during the Christmas Open House. More...

Community Chorus performs Friday

Begin your holiday celebration with our performance by attending the Alabama Southern Community College Community Chorus' presentation of classical Christmas selections with orchestra and guest soloists, conducted by Leonard Raybon of Tulane Univers More...

Urinalysis tracks source of infection

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I am a semi-retired RN. My doctor sent me to the lab for a urinalysis. They gave me an unsterile cup to use, and the results came back positive for bacteria. The doctor was going to start me on antibiotics. More...

Bassmasters Club to seeks new members

Clarke County Bassmaster will start its second year of membership and is eagerly looking for new members! The club had a very successful first year and is hoping to grow and continue with another great year. More...

Research Club met Nov. 16

The Research Club met Nov. 16 at The Garden. Hostesses for the meeting were: Ann Jeffrey, Jennie Grigg and Shirley Hodges. The speaker for the meeting was Lori Bagley, Environmental Manager for Louisiana Pacific. More...

Church Basketball Tourney is Dec. 2

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...

November is Adoption Awareness Month

The Department of Human Resources (DHR) placed more than 380 children with adoptive families during Fiscal Year 2006. The agency placed 325 children with adoptive families in Fiscal 2005 and 315 in Fiscal Year 2004. More...


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