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April 5, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Two murder cases on court docket

Criminal jury term will begin in Clarke County Circuit Court Monday, April 9. There are two murder cases and two attempted murder cases scheduled for trial. Nathan Lee Chapman is charged with the murder of Kelvin Foster. More...

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Editorials

A great view of life on our planet

If you haven't been watching the mini-series "Planet Earth" on the Discovery channel, you're really missing something. It's an amazing look at our planet with new technology helping us see parts of our world in ways we've never seen it before. More...

Random notes on the news

Iread recently that the Air Force doesn't plan to retire the B-52 bomber until 2037. More...

Mess gets smellier at colleges

Like any cesspool, the more you stir it the smellier it gets. More...

School

THS students busy with end-of-the-year activities

Greetings, from Thomasville High School! The end of the school year is drawing near, and students are busier than ever. More...

MHS 3rd quarter honor roll

1st Grade all A's: Angela Bouler, Chrishauna Dozier, Diamond Hayes, Brittany Hudson, D'Mario King, Miketta Lewis, Shamar Lewis, DaVonyae Miller, Ki'Onquazhe Norwood, Andrew Pickett. More...

Wrap Stephens & Day

The Thomasville Elementary School Relay for Life team is raising money to "Wrap Up" Principal Helen Stephens and Mayor Sheldon Day. Their goal is to raise $1,000 by April 12. And they need your help. On Friday, April 13, Mrs. More...

Sports

Tigers on a tear

The Thomasville Tigers won six more games this past week to extend their current win streak to 12 games and improve their season mark to 19-5. In the process they picked up another key Area win to move to 2-1 in Area One play. More...

Sweet Water clinches area

The Sweet Water Bulldogs ended a productive week of baseball on Friday, March 30, with a 3-2 win over the Millry Wildcats in a game played in Sweet Water. More...

Know the limits

Although high school, junior varsity and middle school baseball have been going on for some time now, when you consider that Major League Baseball officially began this week and all the other levels of summer programs have their beginning dates in s More...

DuBose steps down from Boise tax hearing

Clarke County Circuit Judge Stuart DuBose stepped aside from hearing an appeal by Boise to reduce its tax bill on the Jackson paper mill operations. More...

Bonner, Davis visit T'ville

Rep. Jo Bonner and Rep. Artur Davis joined up again in Thomasville Monday night for their annual town hall meeting. More...

Calendar

AREA CALENDAR

Tri County Pearls of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. holds Easter Egg Hunt Tri County Pearls of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. invites you to a Community Easter Egg Hunt on Friday, April 6, 2007 from 12:00 noon til 2:00 p.m. More...

People

Maison de Ville Ribbon cutting

PHOTO BY CHRISTY KNIGHT Thomasville's newest residential and office building, Maison de Ville, held its ribbon cutting Friday in downtown Thomasville. More...

PHTO BY ARTHUR MCLEAN This Ford Escort, driven by Charlia Campbell drove into the Norman Food store in Thomasville Thursday March 29. No one was seriously injured in the accident. More...

Thomasville Nursing Home News

We plow the fields, and scatter The good seed on the land, But it is fed and watered By God's almighty hand Celebrating Birthdays this month are Gordon Kelley 4, Lorenzo Whitley 9, Theda Moss 12, Janie Phillips 15, Lois Clark 18, Charlie Burroughs More...

Religion

Stand on the Rock

Peggy and I are at Mole (pronounced to rime with holy) National Park a wildlife preserve located in North West Ghana. Our supervisors seemed to think that we needed some rest and relaxation. We traveled in a Toyota 4x4, and we needed it. More...

"Down By The Creek Bank"

PHOTO BY TONYA JOYCE The Children's Praise Choir of Thomasville Baptist Church presented "Down By The Creek Bank" Sunday night. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Oak Grove Baptist Church hold Revival on Monday nights Oak Grove Baptist Church Pine Hill will be holding Monday Night Revival services the month of April. There will be a covered dish meal at 6:00 p.m., with services at 7:00 p.m. each night. More...

For The Record

Sammie Jean Barkley

76, of Thomaston, passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2007 at DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa. She was born July 7, 1930 in Thomaston. She was a homemaker. More...

James Thrash

James Thrash, age 83, of Thomasville, passed away Thursday, March 29, 2007 at Thomasville Nursing Home in Thomasville. He was born April 21, 1923, in Pennington. He was a retired maintenance worker for Macmillan Bloedel, and a veteran of the U. S. More...

Maggie Inez Thompson

Maggie Inez Thompson, age 88, of Vineland passed away Wednesday, March 28, 2007 at her home. Funeral services were held at Friendship Baptist Church in Vineland on Friday, March 30 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Brooks Etheridge and Rev. More...