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March 1, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Dickens speaks

Former Auburn University defensive lineman Wayne Dickens speaks to the men gathered for the Beast Feast at Thomasville Baptist Church Friday night. Dickens spoke about faith and growing up without a father around. More...

County partners with T'ville for prison

The Clarke County Commission agreed Tuesday to join with the City of Thomasville in contributing funds to seek a new women's prison that would be located near Thomasville. Clarke County will contribute up to $20,000. More...

Jackson man accused of raping 10-year-old child

A former Jackson resident is accused of repeatedly raping a child under the age of 16 over a period of at least a year. Roger Dale O'Bryant, 59, was arrested Feb. 22, by Meridian, Miss. Police and returned to Jackson to face rape charges. More...

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People

Inman - Northington to exchange vows

Mr. Billy Joe Northington and Ms. Evelyn Inman will exchange wedding vows at 2 p.m. on Saturday March 10, 2007 at Bible Baptist Fellowship in Camden. The reception will be in the fellowship hail immediately following the wedding. More...

Patterson - Douglas plan March wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Timothy Tindol of Spring Hill, Tennessee and Mr. and Mrs. George Patterson of Mooreville, Mississippi are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Georgianne Elyse Patterson, to Mr. More...

Thompson incoming commander

First Lt. Oscar "DeWayne" Thompson, Jr. was named the commander of Bravo Company, 3rd Battalion of the 13th Infantry Regiment on Feb. 2. He was born and raised in Thomasville. More...

School

School News

Cruising through second semester

The students at Thomasville High school are cruising through the second semester. Pre-registration was held on Monday of this week and students are asked to turn in their forms immediately after discussing classes with teachers and counselors. More...

Career Technology Conference

SWHS students participated in the Career Tec Conference held on January 26 at Alabama Southern Community College. Representatives from the surrounding industries were available to share revelent information with the students. More...

Hank Sanders grants presented

The Hank Sanders Grants were presented by the Senator on Monday, December 11, in Selma. Pictured with Senator Sanders are Mr. Stan Stokley and Mrs. Vera Harris from Sweet Water High School, Mrs. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Elder Joseph Calhoun Elder Joseph Calhoun, pastor of St. Paul Baptist Church in Sweet Water, was laid to rest on Saturday, February 24, 2007 at St. Paul Baptist Church in Mobile, at 11 a.m. More...

Sheriff's report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail for the past week include: Franklin Benjamin Andrews, criminal littering, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...

Boy nearly electrocuted at ASCC

A Sweet Water boy was nearly electrocuted Thursday in Monroeville when he got into an electrical service station on the campus of Alabama Southern Community College. More...

Council joins race for prison

After being promised there would be no financial risk to the city for pursuing a women's prison facility, the Thomasville City Council voted to take the first step towards landing one. More...

Coffeeville man stabbed at Guard armory

A Thomasville man was arrested and charged with attempted murder Saturday night. Christopher G. Cowan was charged with the crime after an altercation during a party at the National Guard Armory, according to Thomasville Police officials. More...

Hunt injured in wreck with bus

Charles Cecil Hunt was injured in this wreck with a Thomasville City Schools bus Friday afternoon on Tallahatta Springs Road. The accident happened near the intersection of Pat Meritt Road abound 3 p.m. More...

County roads of concern

Road woes took up a portion of Monday's and Tuesday's meetings of the Clarke County Commission with County Engineer Sam Noble blaming recent rains and heavier than usual logging for the problems. 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...

Editorials

OUR VIEW

Prison and alcohol issues take time

So Thomasville and the county are going to team up in the effort to bring a women's prison facility to our little part of the world. Sometimes it can be easy to be defined by just one thing, especially for a small town. More...

From the Editor's Desk

Inconsistencies of life

Ilove finding life's little contradictions, at least when their not making life miserable for us humans having to get by from day to day. I'm having dinner with the family Saturday at a barbecue joint. More...

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Religion

Spiritual Reflections

God does not reject us for our imperfections

Africa is missing. Its not where I left it. Several weeks ago in Kumasi, Peggy and I bought some beautiful, hand died cotton cloth, so that we could have an "African" designed shirt made for me. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Pineview plans Lay Renewal Weekend, March 2-4 A team of Christians from other churches will be visiting Pineview Baptist Church March 2-4. More...

Surge into spring

Stave Creek Baptist Church will be hosting the spring meeting of Women in Winter Ministries on Wednesday, March 7 at 10:00 a.m. This meeting is open to all women regardless of age, race or demominational preference. More...

Sports

Tigers defeat Warriors at The Hank

The Thomasville High School Varsity Baseball team made it two wins in a row when they defeated the 6A Davidson Warriors 7-3 this past Saturday, February 24. More...

Bulldogs split with Patriots

The Sweet Water Bulldogs came from behind to pull off an 8-7 win over the visiting 2A American Christian Academy Patriots this past Saturday, February 24. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Hope springs eternal

Every year about this time in Major League training camps in both Arizona and Florida; Managers, coaches, and players of all the Major League organizations have one thing in common. More...


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