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May 3, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Dixon and Thomasville Lumber win SBA award

They might just have to make a trophy case out of southern yellow pine at Thomasville Lumber if the awards keep rolling in. Last week in Washington, D.C. More...

Keahey wants an audit of Gov. Riley's flights

State Rep. Marc Keahey of Grove Hill has introduced a resolution in the Alabama House of Representatives that seeks an official audit of Gov. Bob Riley's use of state aircraft. More...

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Editorials

OUR VIEW

Back where we started on alcohol

So now we have an official opinion from the Attorney General's office on what election to use when counting the signatures on the alcohol vote petition. Meanwhile CAAST has apparently be very closely scrutinizing the signatures on that petition. More...

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Alabama Scene

Hubbard has more power than thought

As a child in elementary school I remember on occasions that some entertainer would come by for a program featuring trained dogs. More...

Religion

Spiritual Reflections

Malaria from the Internet

Warning!, e-mail may be hazardous to your health! This column is transmitted, by e-mail from Tamale, Ghana. That process is a complicated one. Many of you have high speed Internet through your telephone provider, or through your cable company. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery to hold Decoration on May 6 Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery of Dixon's Mills will hold Decoration on Sunday, May 6. Singing and preaching will begin at 11:00 a.m. More...

Thank You

We would like to thank everyone for the many cards, calls and visits during the recent illness and death of our loved one. Thanks for all the food and prayers. A special thanks to all the friends who spent countless hours sitting with us. More...

Sports

Tigers fall short in first round of playoffs

The Thomasville High School Varsity Baseball Team saw their season come to an abrupt end this past Tuesday, April 24, when they fell to the Northside Rams 13-12 in the first round of the AHSAA state playoffs. More...

Tigers ink basketball, softball scholarships

Four Tigers signed athletic scholarships recently. Two of Thomasville High School's senior basketball players signed letters of intent to continue their education and basketball careers at the junior college level. More...

Lady Tigers headed to the playoffs

The Thomasville High School Varsity and Junior Varsity softball teams both picked up three wins this past week. More...

AG, alcohol petition okay

Tuesday afternoon, Thomasville received word from the state Attorney General's office that it can use the 2000 municipal election to determine the number of signatures required to petition for an alcohol vote in town. More...

Adkison gets high praise from board

Nearing the end of his first school year as the new superintendent at Thomasville's city school system, Vic Adkison has received high marks from the school board in his first report card. More...

Wade, regional groups vital

The days of being able to wine and dine a few industry representatives and win a few projects are long gone, said Neal Wade, director of the Alabama Development Office. More...

This is only a test

Sgt. Lindsey Coston wear a gas mask during the mock disaster drill at Gates Drive Park Wednesday morning. A report on the drill will be in next week's paper. More...

Calendar

AREA CALENDAR

Green Family Reunion The descendants of John S. Green 1805-1865 and Sarah Ann Flewellen 1822-1888 will hold their annual reunion of related families at Roland Cooper State Park near Camden, at 11:30 a.m. on May 5. More...

People

Merchants promotions

Stacey Dement (left) and Michael Bedwell (right) are congratulated by Craig Scruggs President of Merchants Bank. Dement was promoted to Assistant Vice President at the Thomasville office and Bedwell, at the Grove Hill office, More...

Choctaw Heritage Festival

You need to mark your calendars right now for the 2007 Choctaw Heritage Festival set for May 30th through June 2nd in Gilbertown! The Heritage Church will be the place to be on Wednesday night, May 30th, for the Heritage Festival Gospel Singing. More...

A Calling to Care!

Hospital Appreciation Week

To the Staff of Southwest Alabama Medical Center: I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for all the hard work each of you do. More...

School

School News

Deadline to turn in SGA petitions is Friday, May 4

Greetings, from Thomasville High School! There are only 14 days of high school left for seniors who are required to take exams and 12 for seniors who are exempt, which is making the senior students at THS very anxious and excited. More...

THS Students of the Month

Thomasville High School is proud to announce the Students of the Month for April. Students are nominated by their teachers and elected on their ability to show Tolerance, Thoughtfulness and Tiger Pride. More...

DARE Role Models 2007

Dare Role Models 2007 were recently named at THS. More...

For The Record

Azalea Beverly Bennett

Azalea Beverly Bennett, age 91, of Thomasville passed away Friday, April 27, 2007 at Thomasville Nursing Home. She was born January 16, 1916, in Sweet Water. More...

Joseph Marion "J. M. " Bradford

Joseph Marion "J.M." Bradford, Jr., age 71, of Fulton passed away Monday, April 23, at Providence Hospital in Mobile. He was born June 12, 1935, in Tuscaloosa. He was a truck driver and security guard for Scotch Plywood Mill. More...

Leonard Burroughs

Leonard Burroughs, age 92, of Thomasville passed away on April 7, at Guardian Angel Hospice Facility in Marion, Miss. He was born July 14, 1914, in Whatley. He was employed by Bellsouth; he worked in environmental services. More...