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February 1, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Signs of the times

Signs like this one are beginning to pop up in yards around Thomasville as the wet and dry sides begin to square off prior to a likely vote on legalizing alcohol sales in town. More...

Gunfire erupts in argument

An argument over a cigarette nearly cost one man his life and landed the other in jail last week. Apparently Calvin Rankin and Daniel Black were at a residence on Walker Springs Road when the altercation erupted. More...

Blood supply critically low now

The American Red Cross has officially declared an emergency appeal for blood donation on January 24, 2007 in light of continued shortfalls in the blood inventory is calling upon all eligible blood donors, especially those with types O and B blood, t More...

Special Sections

Editorials

It's all about power in politics

Recently there was a story in the Register about the newly elected Democratic majority in Alabama's legislature rewriting some of the rules they work under. More...

OPINION

Full Story

From the Editor's Desk

I've seen far worse so far

Ioriginally planned to have a very different column in this space, but I've decided to hold it until next week. Something the other day got me to remembering my first newspaper job. More...

School

THS first semester honor roll

Thomasville High School announces it's first semester honor roll. More...

Empathy donation

Lifeline Paramedics and Southwest Alabama Medical Center teamed up to donate the money for an empathy vest for Thomasville High School. The vest simulates the weight of pregnancy for the wearer. More...

TMS Scholar's Bowl met Jan. 23

Thomasville held its annual Scholar's Bowl meet in the T.M.S. library on Tuesday, January 23. Leroy Middle School and Jackson Middle School were invited to the meet, but only Leroy came. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Sara Rebecca Moore Hester Sara Rebecca (Becky) Moore Hester, 49, of Gallatin, Tenn. died January 8, 2007 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. A memorial service was held January 12 in Gallatin. Mrs. More...

CLARKE COUNTY PUBLIC RECORDS

Marriage license applications Christopher Dewayne Thomas, to Elizabeth Fay Coleman; Llewellyn Rene Thomas, to Samantha Yvonne Webster; Marion Glenn Andrews, to Debbie Jean Bennett; Wendell Jones, to Gay Lynn Overstreet. More...

Nebel out at Weyerhaeuser

Randy Nebel has resigned as the mill manager of Weyerhaeuser's containerboard operation, according to a company press release. More...

TMS student caught with gun at school

A Thomasville Middle School student was suspended last week after he was found to have an air-gun pistol in his backpack. The pellet gun was seized by school administrators, and local authorities were called to investigate. More...

Former TPD officer hired to run alternative school in Grove Hill

The Clarke County Board of Education hired former Thomasville police officer Carey Clayton as the alternative school director for the Grove Hill area during Thursday's meeting. More...

DuBose gets into fender-bender at Choctaw County courthouse

No one was hurt and damages were minor in a twovehicle "fender bender" on the courthouse square in Butler last week but the incident made the news anyway. More...

Jackson woman pleads guilty to FEMA fraud

A Jackson woman who admitted to defrauding FEMA of over $267,377 in Hurricane Katrina assistance funds received a six-year prison sentence last week and her mother was given three months probation for illegally taking nearly $23,000. More...

TPD report

Thomasville Police Department's arrest report for the week of Jan. 22-Jan. 28 is listed. William Stanley Johnson - DUI (warrant), Driving Revoked (warrant), No insurance (warrant), arrested Jan. 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

Regional CAC holding dinner and auction March 6

The Regional Child Advocacy Center, Inc. will be holding a dinner and auction on Tuesday, March 6 at the Fish House in Jackson. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. More...

Lucky timing

This Mitsubishi driven by Sabrina McGhee ended up in the Alabama Southern Community College parking lot after McGhee swerved to avoid another car last week. Amazingly, neither McGhee, nor anyone else was hurt. More...

"Smoke on the Mountain" encore at BTAPC

"Smoke on the Mountain," presented by the Ballet & Theatre Arts Performing Companies at the BTAS Theatre in Gilbertown will present two encores for those who missed the sold-out performances this past weekend. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Building Fund Yard Sale to be held There will be a Building Fund Yard Sale on Feb. 2 & 3 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Church of God Fellowship Hall, 708 Brown St. Inside rain or shine. Miles Chapel C.M.E. More...

Spiritual Reflections

Prepare your heart and pray

There's too much to tell. I could tell about flying, but we have landed. I could talk about the "Hamartan," a giant cloud of dust from the Sahara desert that almost blots out the Sun over West Africa, leaving dust everywhere. More...

THANK YOU

Through our grief we were ministered to by Christian friends with prayers, cards, phone calls, flowers, food, visits and your memorial gifts. For each of these acts of kindness, we are so thankful. We want to especially thank Rev. More...

Sports

Tigers sweep county tournament

Thomasville's Lady Tiger basketball team found themselves playing the Jackson High School Aggies for the championship of the annual Clarke County Tournament this past Friday, Jan. 26. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Looking for the great ones

With national signing day for high school football players about a week away, the highways and byways of this state and most of all of the other states in the union will be traversed on a daily basis for the next week by coaches from colleges and un More...

Overstreet receives FCA honor

Thomasville Tiger senior quarterback Jake Overstreet was named the South Alabama Fellowship of Christian Athletes - Player of the Year on Wednesday, January 24. More...


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