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April 26, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

County lifts development restrictions

The lifting of restrictions on Thomasville property formerly owned by the Clarke County Commission will open the door for a new motel and possibly new restaurants, a developer told commissioners Tuesday. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

School board move is disturbing

We're disturbed by the move of the Thomasville City School board, refusing to answer questions from the media on anything other than items on the agenda. More...

Will we get a Chinatown?

I'm wondering if we should be getting ready for a large influx of Chinese immigrants, what with two new Chinese restaurants opening in town. More...

The doubledippers can't let go of it

The vote may have already been taken by the time you read this, but it will be interesting to pick up the feedback legislators got during their spring break on the slavery apology resolution. When Sen. More...

Religion

Church leadership seminar today

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 Monday night revivals 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. each night. More...

Pineview Baptist Sunday School

Windell Sheffield, Joe Clayton, John Wayne Overstreet, Ben Pugh, Cliff Scarbrough, Cordell Hutto, Winston Parden, Roger Truett, Frank Jackson, Billy Kennedy, Roger Anderson, John Reaves More...

Sports

2007 AISA Junior High State Softball Champions

2007 AISA Junior High State Softball Champions with their "2007 State Championship" trophy are the Marengo Academy's Jr. High Girls Softball team. Members are - front row; Anna Edmonds, Shelby Mathis, Taylor McIlwain and Kaleigh Robison. More...

Making the All-Tournament team

Making the All-Tournament team at the 2007 Junior High State Tournament at Macon-East are Marengo Academy's Jessica Brock - pitcher / shortstop, Shelby Mathis - 2nd base, and Kaleigh Robison - shortstop / pitcher. More...

Tigers win county tournament

The Thomasville Tigers ended the 2007 regular season this past weekend with wins over both Clarke County and Jackson in the third annual Clarke County Tournament. More...

Twin Rivers group to hold summit

The Twin Rivers Economic Development Partnership will host an Economic Summit May 1, at Alabama Southern Community College, Thomasville Campus. The keynote speaker will be Neal Wade, Director of the Alabama Development Office. More...

T'ville schools praised by SACS team

It was a very positive report given by SACS review team members at the Thomasville City Schools meeting last week. They praised the school system, board members and the community for it hospitality. More...

Brooks awarded Mark of Excellence

Harry Brooks is congratulated by Tony Napoleon, Southest Zone Manager for Chevrolet on winning the GM Mark of Excellence award for 2006. More...

Calendar

AREA CALENDAR

The Gates Family Reunion The Gates Family Reunion will be held May 5. The family reunion will be held at Ryan's Restaurant at 12 noon. More...

People

Slayton - Kelley will exchange vows June 23

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Slayton of Jackson announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Holly Bly, to Keith Edward "Junior" Kelley Jr., son of Keith Edward Kelley Sr. of Grove Hill and Pam Whatley of Whatley. More...

Phillips - Garrett plan a June 9 wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Clark Phillips of Morvin, announce the engagement of their daughter, Cindy Melissa, to Joshua Michael Garret. The wedding will take place at 3 o'clock in the afternoon on June 9 at Creel's Chapel Methodist Church in Holtamville. More...

Wetherbee - Davis exchanged vows

Megan Dial Wetherbee and Mark Thomas Davis of Birmingham, were united in marriage in a beautiful garden ceremony at Historic Rucker Place in Birmingham on March 31, 2007 at 4 p.m. in the afternoon. More...

School

Disaster drill at schools May 2

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

THS students half way through last semester

The students at Thomasville High School are half way through the last semester of the 2006-2007 school year. Progress reports were sent home with students this past Monday, April 24. More...

Thomasville Forestry Team places 1st

Thomasville Agriscience Forestry Team placed 1st in the South District Eliminations in Andalusia, April 13, at Lurleen B. Wallace Community College. The team competed with nine other teams from the south district. More...

For The Record

Eugene Lee Armistead

Eugene Lee Armistead, age 78, of Morvin. He passed away April 20, 2007 at St. Vincent's Hospital in Birmingham. He was born April 10, 1929 in Morvin. He was a maintenance worker with Scotch Lumber Company and a cattle farmer. More...

Sammie Earl Brown

Sammie Earl Brown, age 26, of Grove Hill. He passed away April 18, 2007 at his home. He was a member of St. Luke Baptist Church of Grove Hill. Viewing will be held on Friday, April 27, 2007 from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. More...

Ernest Nolen Bryant

Ernest Nolen Bryant, age 82, of Spanish Fort died April 21, 2007 at this home. He was born December 31, 1924 in Lawrence County, Tenn. He was a member of Grove Hill Baptist Church. He was a World War II Navy veteran. More...


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