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February 22, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

T'ville to be pilot city for WIRED Grant program

City officials and local business leaders gathered at Alabama Southern Friday to begin the process of implementing the WIRED Grant. More...

Getting to the bottom of the issue

City crews dug up a portion of Front St. last week after an old sewer pipe collapsed, causing a sewer backup in a local business. More...

No gun fatalities reported

For the first time since records began in 1973, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Division reports this past deer season, which ended on January 31, 2007, there were no firea More...

Special Sections

Editorials

OUR VIEW

Twin Rivers could be helpful

Do we really need another economic development group? That's a question we've heard since the announcement of the Twin Rivers Economic Development Partnership. Thomasville has an economic developer. The county has an economic developer. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

From the Editor's Desk

Technology changes things

While we were a little short-handed this week, one of our publishers came in to help. We started talking about computers and how they've changed the newspaper business. It was not quite nine years ago when I started my career in newspapers. More...

School

School News

Baseball season is here

Greetings, from Thomasville High School. Baseball season is finally here! The Thomasville Tiger Baseball team will be playing in the Hank Aaron Classic this week. Good Luck, Tigers! More...

THS students of the month

As an effort to reward students who show excellence in everything they do, Thomasville High School teachers are nominating students to be selected as Student of the Month. More...

Thespian Spotlight

Dozier, excellent prop manager

David Dozier, better known as Dave, is a proud senior of Thomasville High School. He is also a Thespian and participates in drama competitions. In the play "Fright Nights," Dave took on the role of the narrator. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Bernice Armistead Bernice Wilson Armistead, 77, a homemaker of Jackson, passed away Thursday, Feb.15, 2007 at Jackson Health Care Facility in Jackson. A Jackson native, she was born December 31, 1929. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail for the past week include: Jeffrey Maurice Adams, driving while license suspended and speeding, arrested by Grove Hill Police Department. More...

T'ville lands new doctor

There's a new doctor in town. Muhammad Hanif, an internal medicine specialist is expected to begin practicing at the new Clarke County Internal Medicine office by the middle of March. More...

Council hears prison pitch

Mayor Sheldon Day reported to the council that he expected the state to be putting out a request for proposal on a women's prison facility soon. More...

Davis retires after 32 years in hardware

Jimmy Davis is hanging up his measuring tape after 32 years at Dozier Hardware in Thomasville. "I started here doing the same thing I'm doing today, selling building materials," he said. More...

Tainted peanut butter found in Thomasville

Several residents of Thomasville have discovered that they purchased jars of peanut butter that could be contaminated with salmonela. More...

Calendar

AREA CALENDAR

SWAIA meeting The Southwest Alabama Improvement Association will hold a public meeting Tuesday, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m. at Jackson Steak House. The guest speaker will be Ms. More...

People

Richardson Communications Groundbreaking

The owners and employees of Richardson Communications celebrated the groundbreaking of their new building on Hwy. 43 in Thomasville with members of the Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce and the Thomasville Development and Planning Office. More...

James, Graffia to exchange vows

Joel and Winnie James of Coffeeville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Lynn, to Ryan Patrick Graffia, son of William and Charlene Graffia of New Orleans, La. More...

Leah Rawls Atkins to speak at CCHS meeting

Leah Rawls Atkins will be the speaker at the February meeting of the Clarke County Historical Society. The meeting will be held on Sunday, February 25 in the fellowship hall of the Grove Hill United Methodist Church. Dr. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Annual Deacon & Deaconess' Day is Feb. 25 The Annual Deacon & Deaconess' Day will be on Sunday, Feb. 25 at 11 a.m. at New Hope No. 1 Baptist Church in Thomasville. All church are invited to attend. Dinner will be served. Pastor James G. More...

Lenten meditations at TUMC, Feb. 28

The Thomasville United Methodist Church cordially invites the public to attend the 2007 Lenten Meditations and luncheon services that begin Wednesday, February 28 and are observed each Wednesday through March 28. More...

Sports

Lady Tigers headed to Troy for regionals

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers defeated the Lady Tigers of T. R. Miller High School 48-44 this past Thursday, February 15, in the sub-regional game played in Thomasville. More...

Bulldogs to open season Saturday

The Sweet Water Bulldogs are slated to open their 2007 baseball season on Saturday, February 24, when they host American Christian Academy and Washington County High School in a three team round robin affair. More...

Tiger JV Defeats Wildcats

The Thomasville High School Junior Varsity baseball teams picked up an 8 -6 win over the Citronelle Wildcat Junior Varsity this past Monday, February 19 in the season opener for both teams. More...