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December 7, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Gov. Riley to attend LIFE Tech opening

Gov. Bob Riley is expected to attend the dedication ceremony of the Thomasville LIFE Tech Center Thursday. The L.I.F.E. (Life Skills Influenced by Freedom and Education) Tech Transition Center represents a partnership between Governor Bob Riley More...

Local Republicans at odds with committee

A group of local Republicans is scrutinizing the practices of the Clarke County Republican Executive Committee concerning what it calls violations of the state committee More...

Special Sections

Editorials

OUR VIEW

Real price of civic center will rise

In rebidding the long-awaited civic center, Thomasville has managed to slice more than $1 million off the price tag. But, is the city really just playing a numbers game? More...

Alabama Scene

State judge elections a disgrace

Iam not sure many Alabamians lie awake at night worrying about it, but the election of state court judges in this state has become a national disgrace. More...

OPINION

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School

School News

Christmas is right around the corner

The Christmas holidays are right around the corner and things at Thomasville High School are really getting busy. More...

Locals graduate from MSU

More than 1,200 Mississippi State students are candidates for degrees at the conclusion of the university More...

Employee of the Week

The Cooperative Education Program at Thomasville High School would like to congratulate Meg Gibson (sitting) and Susan Rotton, office manager at Alabama Timber Industries, for being selected as the Employee/Employer of the Week. More...

For The Record

CLARKE COUNTY PUBLIC RECORDS

Marriage license applications Larry D. Chapman, to Daisie Deloise Hunt; John Randall Beech, to Melissa McNeil Musgrove; Jeremy Slade Vick, to Allison Lea Mott; Charles D. Gardner, to Velissa Michelle Coxwell. More...

OBITUARIES

Ellis Norman Brasell Ellis Norman Brasell, 87, of Thomasville died Tuesday, November 28, 2006 at Springhill Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held at Thomasville United Methodist Church on Friday, Dec. 1 at 11 a.m. with Rev. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department made 7 arrests for the week December 3. More...

THS pep rally today

A pep rally will be held at 8 a.m. Thursday to send off the Tigers on their trip to Birmingham. The pep rally will be held at THS. All Tiger fans are asked to gather at Gates Drive to send the Tigers off. More...

Civic Center back on budget

New bids on the Thomasville Civic Center rang up at $3.5 million, well below the first bids of $5.2 million. The low bidder for the second round was Frasier-Ousley. More...

T’ville looking like Christmas

Thomasville held its annual Christmas parade downtown Saturday morning. The parade was reported to be one of the largest in recent memory. Colorful floats paraded through downtown More...

Missing girl found, Scyrene robbery suspect arrested

Clarke County Deputy Ron Baggett arrested a Packers Bend man Tuesday in connection with the Nov. 9 armed robbery of Garricks Grocery in Scyrene. Adrian Kimbrough, 19, was arrested and charged with first degree robbery, Baggett said. 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

New town clerk in Grove Hill

Michele Floyd is moving from being an urban forester for a multi-county area to town clerk for Grove Hill. Mayor Lamar Hudson announced the appointment Monday night. More...

A big fan

Thompson Tractor put up this big sign of support in the Thomasville Industrial Park this week. More...

WESCO opens

The grand opening for WESCO, a welding supply company, was held Wednesday in the Thomasville Industrial Park. WESCO has been in business for 45 years and Thomasville is the company More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Mount Vernon Baptist to hold Christmas Cantata Mount Vernon Baptist Church invites everyone to join them Sunday, Dec. 10 for their Christmas Cantata. The services will begin at 6 p.m. with a Christmas Supper to follow the services. More...

Spiritual Reflections

Listen with your heart

In just a little over a week Peggy, and I will be going home to our cottage on the ridge, overlooking the Coosa River. It seems like forever since we last saw it, and our hearts long to, be there. We will be going home, but our stay will be short. More...

SUNDAY SCHOOL ATTENDANCE

Pineview Baptist Church Windell Sheffield, John Wayne Overstreet, Clarence Newton, Joe Clayton, Frank Jackson, Billy Kennedy, John Reaves, Jack Day, Cliff Scarbrough and Eddie Foster. More...

Sports

Tigers headed to Birmingham!

The Thomasville Tigers traveled to Andalusia and won their AHSAA State Playoff semifinal match-up with the Andalusia Bulldogs 42-26 this past Friday, Dec. 1. More...

Bulldogs get shot at another title

The Sweet Water Bulldogs traveled to Maplesville this past Friday, December 1, and defeated the Maplesville Red Devils 28-6 to win their AHSAA semifinal match-up. More...

TMS Ladies continue torrid pace

The Thomasville Middle School Lady Tigers moved to 7-0 last week with a pair of road wins over in-county rivals Wilson Hall and Jackson Middle School. More...