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April 12, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Countywide wireless internet plan gets boost

It is estimated that more than 15,000 people in Clarke County have no access to high speed internet, some even right here in the residential areas of Thomasville are still without this access. But that could change soon. More...

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People

Buzz-y Work

Winston Pruitt gathers swarming honey bees from the front porch of Emmett Baugh's house in Thomasville Monday. PHOTO BY ARTHUR MCLEAN More...

Moody replaces Dunigan on county water board

The Clarke County Commission rejected reappointing a longtime board member of the West Clarke Water Authority and appointed another individual to the board instead. More...

Water line to L-P plant finally goes out for bids

Water appears to be finally on the way to the new Louisiana Pacific plant under construction just south of Thomasville. More...

School

Senior pictures are April 12

Things are starting to get hectic at Thomasville High School with Prom, Freshman Night, and Graduation just around the corner. Any student who would like to have prom pictures made needs to see Mrs. More...

Thomasville High School 3rd nine weeks honor roll

9th Grade All A's: Andrew Sean Ault, La'Corsha Jamese Clarke, Valeria Marie King, Angelica D. Morrissette. More...

Pegasus People Do It Again!

Thomasville Middle School Pegasus People Do It Again! Winning four out of six first places in the Southwest Area Scrabble Tournament for Gifted Students held on the campus of the University of West Alabama-Livingston. More...

For The Record

Don Chester Daniels

Don Chester Daniels, age 52, of Thomasville passed away Friday, April 6, 2007 at his home. He was born October 10, 1954, in Thomasville. He was a retired environmentalist with the Alabama Department of Public Health. More...

Elizabeth M. "Betty" Oden

Elizabeth M. "Betty" Oden, age 67, of Leeds, formerly of Thomasville, died Friday, March 30, 2007. Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 3, 2007 at Ridout's Trussville Chapel. She is survived by: her husband, Gilbert W. More...

Lois Powell Wilson

Lois Powell Wilson, age 89, a homemaker of Thomasville passed away Wednesday, March 28, 2007 at her home. She was born April 13, 1918 in Packers Bend. She was a member of Suggsville Baptist Church. More...

T'ville schools undergoing accreditation review now

In an effort to continue improving and to solidify its reputation as a high quality educational system, Thomasville City Schools will be undergoing a system-wide SACS accreditation review next week. More...

Still no word from AG on alcohol vote

The alcohol issue was tabled again at Monday's Thomasville city council meeting. More...

Resurrection story

Residents take part in the annual Cross Walk on Good Friday in downtown Thomasville. More...

Editorials

It doesn't grow on trees yet

Awater line to a brand new OSB mill that employs over 100 people, a brand new water treatment plant, wireless countywide internet, laptop computers for every student, a two-county economic development group, a sparkling new civic center with auditor More...

Full Story

Got on some mailing list

April 10, 1957 Somehow or other I've fooled around and got on the "list." In case you don't know, the "list" is composed of people all over the United States who, sometime in the past, fell for some kind of direct mail gimmick or ordered something More...

Religion

God's cleansing power

Saturday morning Peggy and I were waiting on one of our neighbors who was going with us to a village about 40 km away. While we were waiting I watched some of the ladies next door washing their clothes on their back porch. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Oak Grove Baptist Church to hold Revival on Monday nights Oak Grove Baptist Church in 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. More...

Thank You

The Death of Our Mother, Bennie Perry was devastating and very emotional for our family. More...

Sports

T'ville Tigers move to 3-1 in area play

The Thomasville Tiger Varsity Baseball Team picked up two more wins this past week including another key area win against Monroe County. With the two victories the Tigers improved their season mark to 21 - 5 and their area record to 3 - 1. More...

Bulldogs win area outright

The Sweet Water Bulldogs moved from clinching the Area 1 Championship two weeks ago to winning it outright this past week when they defeated the Fruitdale Pirates 5-2 on Tuesday, April 3. That win improved the Bulldogs area record to a perfect 4-0. More...

Boys back up and moving

As most if not all of you realize the 'Boys of Summer' are officially back now and every Major League organization has their affiliates from High-A all the way through the big club in full swing. More...