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April 19, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

City gets loan to pay bills

The Thomasville City Council approved a $300,000 bridge loan to pay renovation work bills on the civic center project. More...

Deadly chemical spill near schools to be simulated

The Clarke County Emergency Management Agency will be conducting a Homeland Security exercise on Wednesday, May 2, beginning at 9 a.m. More...

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Editorials

Pat on the back for youth workers

The fields are in great condition, and despite some weather issues, the youth baseball and softball season is in full swing with few hiccups. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Good and bad news week

As the news keeps coming in from Blacksburg, Va. Reports are beginning to paint the picture of a very disturbed young man who went on this shooting rampage. I don't know if we'll ever truly understand what leads some people to do such things. More...

Religion

No Easter bunny in Tamale

There is no Easter Bunny in Tamale, no baskets filled with chocolate bunnies and jelly beans, no brightly colored Easter Eggs to hide and hunt. There are no giant sales extravaganzas in the department stores. More...

Contagious Leadership seminar at Pineview Baptist, April 26

Does your church or ministry need leadership training? Do your leaders need more tools to equip them to their positions? How about spiritual leadership that's contagious? 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...

Sports

Tigers sweep Sweet Water

The Thomasville Tigers played host to the Sweet Water Bulldogs in a Varsity/JV double header this past Friday, April 13. When the dust cleared the Tigers had defeated their guests in both contests. More...

Dreaded April 15

This past week as my procrastination over pulling together information for my income tax preparation had me looking at April 15 as a most dreaded day; the thought occurred to me that there were probably a lot of good things about that day and that t More...

THS defeats Aggies in big area matchup

The Thomasville High School Varsity Baseball Team traveled to Jackson on Tuesday, April 10 and defeated the Jackson Aggies 14-6. The win over their county rival and Area One competitor in some ways avenged a loss to the Aggies earlier in the season. More...

Community revitalization group set to start work

The Thomasville Revitalization and Community Development Corporation will be conducting a door-to-door needs assessment in the MLK Jr., 6th Alley, Griffin Avenue and Choctaw Corners communities, starting around April 26. More...

T'ville school system gets SACS OK

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools announced that it has approved the Thomasville School system's application for systemwide accreditation at a special meeting Wednesday afternoon. More...

Youth Day

Jack Hankins coaches up a batter during the early games of Youth Day Saturday. Inclement weather forced the cancellation of the traditional parade downtown and cut games short. For more Youth Day photos, turn to page 8B. More...

Calendar

AREA CALENDAR

Health Awareness Fair Bertha Mae Chapter #314 Order of Eastern Star will have its Annual Health Awareness Fair Saturday, April 21, 2007 from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. on the grounds of the Jackson City Hall. More...

People

Relay nearing the big finale event

As April winds down the activity is heating up for teams and team members preparing for the 12th annual Relay for Life. The Relay is a fundraising event for the American Cancer Society that unites communities in the Quest for a Cure. More...

Greene-Eaves to wed Saturday May 12

Mr. & Mrs. Ronnie Moore of Camden, and Mr. Gary Greene of Jackson, proudly announce the engagement of their daughter Betsy Lee Greene, to Dustin Craig (Pete) Eaves, son of Mr. & Mrs. Gilbert Dewayne Eaves of Meridian, Mississippi. More...

Reeves-Wade plan June 2 wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth W. Reeves of Jackson announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jody Renee, to Walter Leon Wade of Jackson, son of Leon Wade of Grove Hill and Kim Wade of Jackson. More...

School

Prom this weekend

Greetings, from Thomasville High School! The end of the school year is always hectic, and students are busy with lastminute reports, prom decorating and graduation plans. More...

Ericka Ezell crowned Miss Alabama Southern

Ericka Ezell, of Grove Hill, was crowned Miss Alabama Southern 2007, on April 12, at Nettles Auditorium on the Monroeville campus of Alabama Southern. More...

ASCC now offers brick masonry.

Brick Masonry provides students with fundamentals of brick construction. The emphasis focuses on safety, site preparation, foundation, footing, block laying, jointing and pointing. More...

For The Record

Infant Shawn Nicholas Brooks

Infant Shawn Nicholas Brooks, of Dixons Mills, passed away Monday, April 9, 2007 in Dixons Mills. He was born March 19, 2007 in Grove Hill. More...

Ruby Rivers Sanders

Ruby Rivers Sanders, age 90, of Thomasville passed away Saturday, April 7, 2007 at Monroe Manor Nursing Home in Monroeville. She was born October 1, 1916, in Thomasville. She was a retired school teacher and was a member of Midway Baptist Church. More...

CLARKE COUNTY PUBLIC RECORDS

Marriage license applications Daniel Jared Baugh, to Mary Heather Williams; Marcus Dewey Champion, to Ember Leigh Harvell; Stanley James Pritchett, to Mae Lois Cowan; Carl Eugene Staten Jr., to Susan Ann Cook. More...


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