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December 14, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

LIFE Tech Dedication

Riley lauds Thomasville at LIFE Tech

Gov. Bob Riley joined members of the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles and Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day in dedicating the LIFE Tech Transition Center last Thursday. More...

City wants to refinance bonds

The City of Thomasville and the Thomasville Water and Sewer Board are looking to refinance existing long term debt bonds to take advantage of lower interest rates. Mayor Sheldon Day said the city can save significant money by doing so. More...

Courthouse to close Dec. 22 - 27

The electrical power to the Clarke County Courthouse will be shut off Friday afternoon, Dec. 22 so that connections can be made to the new wing. The courthouse will close at 1 p.m. that day and will reopen at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 27. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

OUR VIEW

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During the recent days, we here at The Thomasville Times have heard from Sweet Water folks how they were rooting for the Thomasville High School Tigers during their 4A championship game. More...

Alabama Scene

Lobbying is lucrative for politicos

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From the Editor’s Desk

An entertaining search

Being an Auburn fan, I have to admit that Alabama More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Packer More...

Spiritual Reflections

God has placed love in our hearts

January the fourth, Peggy and I will step onto the sun-baked soil of Ghana in West Africa. It More...

A King is coming to town...

Thomasville Baptist Church Children More...

Sports

THS comes up short in 4A title game

Despite breaking the Super Six record for most rushing yards in a single game (421) and the 4A Super Six records of most rushes in a game (60) and the fewest rushing yards allowed (38), the Thomasville Tigers came up on the short end of a 28-27 scor More...

TMS Lady Tigers remain unbeaten

The Thomasville Middle School Lady Tiger basketball team won two more games this past week and in the process improved their season record to 9-0. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Agony and ecstacy

The best thing about qualifying and playing for a State Championship is the ecstasy you feel when you win. The worst thing is the agony that invades your mind and heart when you lose. More...

Brooks asks for leeway on former county property

By Jim Cox Co-Publisher

Thomasville automobile dealer Harry Brooks asked Clarke County Commissioners Monday for some leeway in contract restrictions governing the development of property he purchased for a new dealership back in March. More...

Dry forces get concession from council

The dry forces in Thomasville have apparently won one small battle in the war over proposed alcohol sales. More...

Civic center gets green light

After years of talk about renovating the old Thomasville High School to be a civic center and many redrawn and revamped plans, the Thomasville City Council voted Monday to proceed with the project, recently bid at $3.8 million. More...

Parker guilty of manslaughter

Sherwin More...

Commission accepts new street

Commissioners agreed Tuesday to accept a new street in a subdivision being developed by a resident in a nonmunicipal area, if it meets the criteria set by the county. 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

Santa Claus to be at T’ville Public Library Dec. 14

Santa Claus is coming to Thomasville Public Library, Thursday, December 14th, from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Come in pj More...

Tree of Lights

The Hospital Auxiliary held its Tree of Lights ceremony Thursday night at the Thomasville Nursing Home. More...

Allday, Van Pelt announce engagement

Jack and Katie Allday of Sweet Water would like to announce the engagement of their granddaughter, Genifer Leigh to Stephen Blake Van Pelt of Hillsboro, New Hampshire. Stephen is the son of Richard and Kimberly Van Pelt of Canyon Lake, Texas. More...

School

Consumer science students visit Blue Bell

Marengo High School Family and Consumer Science students along with their teacher, Ms. Bernice McCaskill, Mrs. Averitt, Mr. Dunning, Mrs. Carr and Mr. Hudson toured the Blue Bell Creameries, L.P. located in Sylacauga on Nov. 16. More...

School News

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The Christmas holidays are finally here and the first semester at Thomasville high School is drawing to an end. Students will be taking first and third block exams on Monday, December 18, and second and fourth block exams on Tuesday, December 19. More...

Chaney wins contest

Ryan Chaney (center) is the winner of the Graphic Novels contest held at the Thomasville Public Library recently. His illustration was chosen by Bruce Dupree of Auburn who is a graphic novel expert. More...

For The Record

CLARKE COUNTY PUBLIC RECORDS

Marriage license applications Darvin Ray Pruitt, to Donna Susan Harden; Brent Douglas McGuffee, to Tonya Leigh Casteel; John David Boliver, to Channa Bernice Cheatham; James Patrick Dodds, to Christie Leigh Tyler; Henry Stephens, to Mary Ann Giles More...

OBITUARIES

Betty V. Huckabee Betty V. Huckabee, 82, of Linden died Saturday, December 9, 2006 at Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital in Demopolis. Graveside services were held at Old Springhill Cemetery in Gallion on Monday, Dec. 11 at 1 p.m. More...

Pine Hill police report

The Pine Hill Police Department made two felony drug arrests this week. Rhonda Eubanks was charged with possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamines), unlawful possession of marijuana and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. More...