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February 8, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Civic Center work progressing quickly so far

Work on the old Thomasville High School is progressing quickly so far, said Mayor Sheldon Day. Interior demolition is nearly complete. "I've been pleasantly surprised at how quickly it's moving," he said. More...

Scyrene suspect nabbed

U.S. Marshal Bill Taylor and federal officers from his Mobile office assisted Clarke County deputies Tuesday in the arrest of a second suspect in the November armed robbery of Garrick Grocery in Scyrene. More...

Bad check writers on notice

If you've written a bad check recently and had a warrant signed against you but have not paid the check, look for your name to be in a coming issue of one of the county newspapers. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Leaving Iraq demands thought

Fata and Hamas are fighting each other in Lebanon. Shiites and Sunnis are fighting each other and us in Iraq. More...

OPINION

Full Story

From the Editor's Desk

Quit however you can

As many of you know, my father died Jan. 12. Four days later, the father of one of my friends died. What did these two men have in common? More...

Religion

Spiritual Reflections

Like sheep, all of us have gone astray

When I think about sheep, it seems strange that I have seldom preached a sermon about them. The Bible has dozens of passages that deal with the subject. There just never has been an occasion for me to spend much time observing sheep. More...

SUNDAY SCHOOL ATTENDANCE

Pineview Baptist Church Joe Clayton, Frank Jackson, Clarence Newton, Windell Sheffield, Winston Parden, Ben Pugh, John Reaves, Jack Day. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Okalona MPC to host Wesley College Drama Team Okalona Methodist Protestant Church, located north of Grove Hill, will host The Wesley College Drama Team from Florence, Miss. on Friday, Feb. 9 beginning at 7 p.m. Rev. Ron Giles is pastor. More...

Sports

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Watching a plan come together

Most of you, if not all, have seen the somewhat old television series "The 'A' Team" at one time or another. More...

Lady Tigers pick up two more wins

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger basketball team finished out their regular season with a pair of road wins over in-county rivals last week. More...

T'ville baseball, softball registration Feb. 10 & 17

Registration for baseball, softball and T-ball will be held Saturday, Feb. 10 and Feb. 17 in the Council Room at the New City Hall, located at 137 Adams Avenue, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. These programs are offered for both boys and girls. More...

Grand jury indicts 216 out of 246 cases

Eighty-eight percent of the cases presented to a recent Clarke County Grand Jury resulted in indictments. Out of 246 cases presented, 216 were indicted. Of those, 182 were felonies and 43 were misdemeanors. More...

Development meeting lays out goals for future

Municipal, county and business leaders from across Clarke County gathered at the Grove Hill Methodist Church to talk about past accomplishments and lay out their vision for the future. More...

Petition mix-up led to questions

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day says some questions regarding signatures on the alcohol petition were the result of a mix-up at city hall. More...

Fun under the big top

Youths were entertained at Thomasville Baptist Church Friday with a special production called "Under the Big Top." Twenty-one churches came together for Winter RUSH and hosted 166 children. More...

TPD report

Thomasville Police Department's arrest report for the week of Jan. 29-Feb. 4 is listed. Calvin Lee Whitlow - Theft of Property 2nd (warrant) for Tallapoosa County Sheriff's Office; Tony Douglas Crawford - NWNI (warrant) for Demopolis; Shinona S. More...

Send your taxes to the birds

Paying taxes is not usually a pleasant experience, but receiving a refund certainly can help soften the blow. 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

Cattlemen's banquet

Clarke County Cattlemen pose with Dr. Tony Frazier, State Veterinarian, at Saturday's annual banquet. From left are Ray Clarke, county vice president; Dr. More...

SAMC Auxiliary met Feb. 6 at the Hill House

Southwest Alabama Medical Center Auxiliary held their monthly meeting Feb. 6 at the Hill House at 10 a.m. Rev. Jimmy O'Bryant gave an inspirational devotion. Dr. Vic Adkison, Superintendent of Education Thomasville City Schools, and Ms. More...

Etheridge attends workshop at AU

Gayle Etheridge of the Rural Heritage Foundation in Thomaston joined colleagues from throughout the states of Alabama, George and Florida at the seventh annual Community Festivals Best Practices Workshop held Jan. 26 at Auburn University. More...

School

School News

THS getting ready for Beauty Review

Greetings, from Thomasville High School! The 2007 THS Beauty Review is less than two weeks away. Beauties, tuxedo boys, and talent participants are growing anxious. The Beauty Review will be an exciting one for all ages this year. More...

TES Relay Team holds "Putting on the Ritz"

"Putting on the Ritz" Portrait Session for ONLY $10. More...

Sweet Water High School juniors

attend UA Youth Leadership Conference. Pictured are: front row seated (L-R) Mary Ann Gates, Abby Grochowski, Leslie Perkins, Ashley Reese and Rachel Davis; second row: Shenita Evans, and Victoria Jones; third row: Brittany Patterson, More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Bessie Mae Autry Bessie Mae Autry, 74, of Vineland died Saturday, February 3, 2007 at her home. Funeral services were held at O'Bryant Chapel Funeral home in Thomasville on Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Lister Hill officiating. Mrs. More...

CLARKE COUNTY PUBLIC RECORDS

Marriage license applications Saul Worthy, to Patricia A. Whigham. Marriage license applications are just that-applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. Property deeds listed Dated Jan. 26-31 Michael E. More...


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