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January 25, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Drinkard retires after 28

"It's been a great 28 years," Helen Bagley Drinkard said during a reception in honor of her retirement from the Alabama Cooperative Extension System in Grove Hill. More...

Water department dealing with sewer issues

The Thomasville water board will begin working with Church's Chicken on Hwy. 43 to get a grease trap installed. More...

TPD report

Thomasville Police Department's arrest report for the week of Jan. 15-Jan. 21 is listed. Eddie M. Smith - DV, arrested Jan. 15; Ivory Johnson, Jr. - Criminal Trespass, arrested Jan. 16; Audrey Bice - Harassment (warrant), arrested Jan. More...

2006 a record year for bald eagles

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) has launched the 23rd year of the Mid-Winter Bald Eagle Survey. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Let's get on with it already

If there's one thing the wet and dry forces in Thomasville can agree on, is that it would be far better for this community to avoid dragging out the debate over going wet. More...

OPINION

Full Story

Ramblin' Roses and Flyin' Bricks

Odd stories in the news

January 30, 1957 There were two interesting little items in the daily papers Monday, which you might have missed. In Glendora, California, a policeman has been assigned to the cat-haunted home of a Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Carta. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Bassett Creek holds singing Bassett Creek Baptist Church will be hosting their first singing of the New Year on Friday, January 26 at 7PM. Special guests will be the "Tribute Quartet" of Nashville, Tennessee. More...

THANK YOU

The youth at Oak Grove Baptist Church in Chilton community would like to thank everyone that contributed to their youth fund. Thank you for your time, donations, and all the efforts you made to make our youth trip successful. More...

SUNDAY SCHOOL ATTENDANCE

Pineview Baptist Church Robert Dement, Cordell Hutto, Windell Sheffield, Billy Kennedy, Ben Pugh, Clarence Newton, Frank Jackson, Roger Truett, Ralph Smyly, Winston Parden, Jack Day and John Reaves. More...

Sports

Baseball pros come to T'ville

The annual Thomasville Winter Baseball Clinic, which was held this past Saturday, January 20, proved to be one of the best yet in the eighteen year history of the event. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Blazing a trail

Throughout history it seems there have always been individuals willing to venture into the unknown, people who are willing to put aside their insecurities and fears to find out what lies beyond the borders of what most of us would consider our safe More...

Lady Tigers improve to 12-3 on season

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers won two and lost one in last week's action to improve their season mark to 12-3. More...

Wet petition signature counts challenged

Thomasville will be seeking an opinion from the state Attorney General clarifying what election numbers should be used to determine the number required on the certified petition seeking an alcohol sales referendum in Thomasville. More...

DuBose takes issue with change

Commissioner Patricia DuBose took issue with a proposal suggesting eliminating the current rotation of the commission chairmanship among the five commissioners and offered a written statement at Monday's work session detailing her opposition. More...

Commission gets economic development information

The Clarke County Commission attended to several items relating to industrial development Tuesday, including the naming of the new access road going into the North Clarke Industrial Park where the new Louisiana Pacific plant is being built and the s More...

Allen making drainage a hot topic at council

Council member Charles Allen again took the opportunity at Monday night's council meeting to raise the issue of storm water drainage. More...

Texas man arrested in car theft case

Clarke County sheriff's deputies arrested a Texas man for stealing a truck and believe he may be responsible for other thefts in Clarke and Washington Counties. Harlan Mark Bolen was employed at Southwest Alabama Construction, but was fired. More...

Alcohol control ordinance questions answered

The City of Thomasville has issued its response to questions asked about the proposed alcohol control ordinance that were asked at the ordinance's reading Jan. 16. From Robert W. 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

Sen. Shelby to address Clarke County residents Feb. 10

U. S. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) will join the residents of Clarke County for a county visit on Saturday, Feb. 10 at 10 a.m. More...

Bradford, Ross gets RSVP awards

The Southwest Alabama RSVP held their Annual Awards and Recognition Dinner on November 30, 2006 at the Pineview Baptist Church in Thomasville. The "2006 RSVP Volunteer of the Year Award" was given to Maxine Bradford of Clarke County. Ms. More...

Pine Hill native reaches number one on Website

Pine Hill native Cydney Molloy Foster has been voted the number one unsigned country artist on Soundclick.com. Soundclick, the fastest growing mp3 site on the web, features both signed and unsigned artists. More...

School

SWHS first semester honor roll

Sweet Water High School first semester honor roll includes: First grade all A's: Rebekah Arnold, Nykeria Bettis, DeShawnterion Blanks, Lindsey Carey, Jakayla Coleman, Luke Davis, Demarius Gailes, Brandon Henderson, Sara Irvin, Jakeria Johnson, Bry More...

MHS second quarter honor roll

Marengo High School announces its second quarter honor roll. First grade all A's: T'Chernavia Allen, Angela Bouler, Chrishauna Dozier, Brittany Hudson, Dimond Lewis, Shamar Lewis, DaVonyac Miller, Ki'Onquazhe Norwood, Andrew Pickett. More...

MHS first semester honor roll

Marengo High School releases its first semester honor roll. First grade all A's: T'Chernavia Allen, Angela Bouler, Iesha Bouler, Tiaira Cunningham, Chrishauna Dozier, Dimond Lewis, Shamar Lewis, DaVonyae Miller, KiOnquazhe Norwood. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Frances Burnett Armstrong Frances Burnett Armstrong, 80, of Fairhope died Sunday, January 14, 2007 at her home. Memorial services were held at Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Thomasville on Friday, Jan. 19 at 2 p.m. with Dr. James Best officiating. More...

CLARKE COUNTY PUBLIC RECORDS

Marriage license applications James Earl Barnett, to Nacol Smith; Joseph Daniel Harvell, to Brandi Michelle Kelley. Marriage license applications are just that-applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...