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January 18, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Off to State Junior Miss

Hannah Etheridge left Friday afternoon for state Junior Miss competion in Montgomery. The finals will be held Saturday night, January 20. Those wishing to send cards may send them to, Hannah Etheridge, Clarke County Jr. More...

Over 40 arrest made last week

Over 40 arrests were booked through the Clarke County Jail over the past week. Those arrested include: Tammy Ivette Byrd, 37, bad checks, $5,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Coach's compensation shows our priorities

In a state like Alabama, where collegiate football is a virtual religion, a successful team benefits its university in myriad ways. More...

OPINION

Full Story

Alabama Scene

Contenious four years predicted

In the halls of the Alabama Legislature there is no worse indictment than to accuse a fellow lawmaker of "not staying hitched." That indictment was being returned against two members of the State Senate in the aftermath of the ugly fight in the ele More...

School

School News

School back in school routine

Students at Thomasville High School are getting back in the school routine. Career week will begin on Jan. 29 through Feb. 2. Any Junior or Senior that would like to observe the career of their choice will get to do so on Feb. More...

SWHS second nine weeks honor roll

Sweet Water High School second nine weeks honor roll includes: First grade all A's: Rebekah Arnold, Nykeria Bettis, De'Shawnterion Blanks, Lindsey Carey, Jakayla Coleman, Luke Davis, Tyler Henderson, Sara Irvin, JaKeira Johnson, Jonathan Lewis, Ly More...

Jones to graduate from AU May 10

Tiffany S. Jones, an Auburn University student, having demonstrated superior academic achievement by attaining a 4.0 G.P.A. has been named to the Dean's List. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

William Dunning Evans William Dunning Evans, 46, of Decatur died Thursday, January 11, 2007 at his home. Graveside services were held at Linden Memorial Park on Saturday, Jan. 13 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Randall Mims officiating. Mr. More...

CLARKE COUNTY PUBLIC RECORDS

Marriage license applications Johnny Earl Grayson Jr., to Jennifer Denise Williamson; Marcus Daniel McKinley, to Joni Lyn Montgomery; Joseph Christopher Hatchcock, to Elizabeth Jane Baugh; Arnold E. Smith, to Nell S. More...

Alcohol ordinance reading skips few details

A mostly anti-alcohol group listened for over two hours as an ordinance that would govern alcohol sales if Thomasville votes wet was read Tuesday night. More...

Plastics plant to be built

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day has announced that a March groundbreaking is planned for a new plastic injection molding plant in the city's new South Industrial Park. More...

Fireman of the Year

Richard Pugh received a plaque for being honored as 2006 Fireman of the Year at the Thomasville Volunteer Fire Department's Annual banquet in December. Photo by Arthur McLean 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. Sign up for T'ville Jr. More...

People

Residents remember MLK

Resident gather at Johnson's Shopping Center in Thomasville to celebrate Martin Luther King Day this past Monday. More...

Prescott recognized

Jonas Prescott was recognized at Thomasville's Annual Fireman's Banquet held in December for having the most runs for the fire department. More...

TPD releases weekly report

Thomasville Police Department's arrest report for the week of Jan. 8-Jan. 14 is listed. Benny Ray Griffin, violation prohibition law, arrested Jan. 9. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Sunflower AOH Church of God holds singing Sunflower AOH Church of God, McFadden Street, Thomasville, will hold at singing featuring "Melvin Calhoun and The Fantastic Humble Spritis" on Saturday, Jan. 20 at 6 p.m. More...

SUNDAY SCHOOL ATTENDANCE

Pineview Baptist Church Joe Clayton, Windell Sheffield, Robert Dement, Winston Parden, Cliff Scarbrough, Cordell Hutto, Ralph Smyly, Jack Day, Ben Pugh, Clarence Newton, Billy Kennedy, John Reaves, John Wayne Overstreet. More...

Sports

Lady Tigers move to 2 & 1 in area

The Thomasville Lady Tiger basketball team brought their season mark to 10-2 and their area record to 2- 1 picking up wins over Clarke County, Coffeeville, Jackson, and UMS-Wright while losing to Escambia County. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Working together

This Saturday when the Thomasville Winter Baseball Clinic gets underway, many of those who have been involved with making it possible will have been at it for eighteen straight years dating back to the very first event in 1990. More...

SWHS seniors honored at banquet

The Sweet Water High School seniors were recognized at their annual football banquet held last week: (L-R) Mike Robison, Chris Adams, Ashley Reese (head cheerleader), Jacques Lockett, Ty Glass, Jeremy Tucker, Josh Hudson, Paul Lynn and Dominic Holt. More...