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January 4, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Area wrecks claim two lives

Two traffic fatalities took place within a few miles of each other on Hwy. 18 in Wilcox County last week. On Dec. 27, a car driven by Ashley Bouham, 16, of Pine Hill lost control and crashed. More...

Hill retires from DYS

Bill Hill retired from the Department of Youth Services Friday where he has worked for the past 13 years. "I came in with the original crew when it opened," he said. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

2007: a year of potential for T'ville

In many ways, 2007 will begin the same way as 2006 did in Thomasville: with growth on the horizon and big questions waiting for answers. More...

OPINION

Full Story

From the Editor's Desk

Into the great unknown

If there's one thing we humans are particularly bad at, it's predicting the future. Heck, Las Vegas is an entire city built on that very shortcoming. More...

School

TMS holds Gifts of Love Toy Drive

Thomasville Middle School held its 1st annual Gifts of Love Toy Drive. The Toy Drive was a huge success! TMS students collected 408 Christmas gifts for needy children in our area. More...

T'ville schools to hold stakeholder meetings

Thomasville City Schools invites anyone interested in our schools to come to one or all of the three stakeholder meetings to be held at each of our City Schools. More...

D'Andrea gets Master of Science

Approximately 1,200 students at the University of Southern Mississippi were candidates for degrees at the university's Dec. 15 fall 2006 commencement exercises. Southern Miss President Dr. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Dorothy Westbrook Aydelott Dorothy Westbrook Aydelott, 97, died December 29, 2006. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 1, 2007 at Linden Memorial Park. Mrs. More...

CLARKE COUNTY PUBLIC RECORDS

Marriage license applications Donald Keith Huckabee, to Anna Teresa Haight. Marriage license applications are just that-applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. Property deeds listed Dated Dec. More...

Man shot to death in Morvin

An argument led to one man's death and another being jailed on murder charges Dec. 30. According to witnesses, Ernest James Richardson went to the home of Norris Gene Marks in Morvin. More...

Day sees 2007 as a year for construction

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day said 2007 would likely be the year of construction for Thomasville. "We had a lot of announcements in 2006, and this year, we'll start seeing a lot of those projects begin to take shape," he said. More...

Blood Drives coming

There will be a community blood drive Saturday, January 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Thomasville Church of God in Christ at 1006 Martin Luther King Jr. Street inThomasville. More...

.Year in Arts" calendar available

Alabama Tourism's 2007 Calendar of Events features 1,400 annual and special events, including more than 600 associated with The Year of Alabama Arts. More...

Worthwhile Club holds luncheon

The Worthwhile Club members met on December 15 at 10 a.m. in the parking lot at Wal- Mart to travel to GainesRidge for a 11 a.m. Christmas luncheon. Preceding the luncheon spice tea and cheese straws were served as members and guests mingled. 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...

People

CATO gives holiday donations

The Thomasville CATO store gave holiday donations to the Boys and Girls Club and to the DARE program. More...

Knight collecting donations

Annie Knight is collecting a few things for her new friends. Knight wound up meeting Ian Swarr and Tyler Tucker over the internet. Both boys are suffering from serious illnesses. Swarr, 8, of Pennsylvania, has a rare skin disease known as EB. More...

T'ville Police report

The Thomasville Police Department made 32 arrests for the week of Dec. 18-24. Those arrested and charged were: Lloyd Johns, Jr. More...

Religion

Spiritual Reflections

Pray "Thy will be done"

Peggy is packing for our move to Ghana. I'm trying to stay out of her way. In our 43 years of marriage we have moved 21 times, and I have learned that it is best if she packs our stuff, and I move it. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Revival at Church of God Pentecostal in Dixons Mills The members of the Church of God Pentecostal, Dixons Mills, invite you to worship with them in Annual 40 Day Consecration Revival. More...

SUNDAY SCHOOL ATTENDANCE

Pineview Baptist Church Frank Jackson, Winston Parden, Joe Clayton, Ben Pugh, Clarence Newton, Windell Sheffield, Cliff Scarbrough, Roger Truett, Billy Kennedy, Jack Day. More...

Sports

Time again for T'ville baseball clinic

Saturday, January 20 will be the date for this year's Thomasville Winter Baseball Clinic. This year's clinic will mark the eighteenth straight year that Thomasville has hosted the event. More...

Michigan's Hall has T'ville roots

The University of Michigan's outstanding defensive back Leon Hall who hails from Vista, California has certainly made a name for himself during the four years he has worn the maize and blue for the Wolverine football team. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Transition or transfusion?

It's hard to believe but here we are beginning another year. It seems only a few days ago that I was marveling that we were beginning 2006 and now I am faced with the reality that it is now 2007. More...


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