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May 10, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Wreck drill finds flaws in response, warning system

Wednesday's train derailment drill revealed some issues with Clarke County's emergency response, but that's what it was intended to do, said Roy Waite, Emergency Management director for Clarke County. More...

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Make grill safety a priority this year

With Memorial Day right around the corner, we know that grills will be firing up all around the south for many holiday get-togethers. Please remember these following safety tips when you get ready to break out the grill this summer. More...

From the Editor's Desk

Still a long road for NOLA

There's a song by the Tubes called, "Video Killed the Radio Star." After seeing Donald Fagen of Steely Dan on the big screen at the New Orleans Jazz Festival, I understand what they were singing about. The man is no glamour model, that's for sure. More...

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Honor's Day is May 10

The school year is drawing to an end and the students at Thomasville High school are slowing down their studies. Honor's Day for grades 9-11 will be held during school on May 10th at 10:00 a.m.. More...

Kindergarten registration for TES has been extended

Kindergarten registration has been extended at Thomasville Elementary School for parents who missed the April 20 registration day. Class rolls are in the process of being completed. A child must be registered in order to be assigned to a roll. More...

Summer art camp registration deadline May 15

The Mobile Museum of Art will hold a weeklong art camp in Grove Hill for children ages 7-12 July 30-August 3. Children will meet Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. More...

For The Record

Angela Robinson Armstrong

Angela Robinson Armstrong, age 41, of Millers Ferry, passed away Saturday, May 5, 2007 in Thomasville. She was born October 14, 1965 in Selma. She was a teacher at Alabama Southern Community College and a member of Geneva Presbyterian Church. More...

George Dunigan, Sr. (Shug)

George Dunigan, Sr. (Shug) passes away on April 12, 2007. He was born August 4, 1931 in Coffeeville. He was a member of Cedar Point Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by: parents, Sam Dunigan, Sr. More...

Bettye "Sue" Drinkard

Bettye "Sue" Drinkard, age 53, passed away at her home on Wednesday, April 18, 2007. She was born on January 12, 1954 in Nanafalia. She is preceded in death by: husband, Otto Drinkard; parents, Arch N. More...

THS student kicked out

A Thomasville High School student was suspended from school last week after school officials searched his locker and discovered writings they considered disturbing. The student is already attending another school in the county. More...

Commission approves more work at industrial park

The Clarke County Commission adopted a resolution Tuesday to use special federal dollars secured for industrial development for improvements at the Highway 43 entrance to the new South Industrial Park in Thomasville. More...

Local teacher found dead

Local teacher, chiropracter and business woman Angela Armstrong was found dead Saturday at Choctaw Corner Cemetery. According to the Thomasville Police Department, the TPD was notified around 8 p.m. More...

Steel mill decision expected Friday

State officials should know whether Alabama has landed the ThyssenKrupp steel mill by Friday. More...

Calendar

AREA CALENDAR

Wilcox Historical Society to hold Spring Pilgrimage The Wilcox Historical Society is sponsoring a tour of homes, churches, schools, and other historic sites located in Wilcox County on Saturday, May 12 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. More...

People

Edward Jones ranks highest in overall satisfaction

Edward Jones financial advisors rank the firm highest in overall satisfaction, according to a newly released study by J. D. Power and Associates, said Mark Gerald, a financial advisor in Thomasville. The inaugural J. D. More...

Herron's newly restored truck a source of pride

Lewis Herron gets excited talking about his restored 1950 F-1 Ford pickup, a big-fendered rig that easily grabs many people's attention. More...

Over 100 pot plants seized

Over 100 marijuana plants were found in Clarke County Friday when the Alabama Bureau of Investigation's eradication team flew over the county. More...

Religion

Spiritual Reflections

Count it all joy

I'm recovering from malaria, or from the medication. It is difficult to tell. With malaria, you get diarrhea, nausea, headache, fever, body aches, chills and fatigue. More...

Pineview Sunday School

Clifff Scarbrough, John Wayne Overstreet, Clarence Newton, Ben Pugh, Winston Parden, Billy Kennedy, Jack Day, Roger Truett, John Reaves, Roger Anderson, Windell Sheffield. More...

Thank you

The family of Mutt Milstead wishes to thank everyone for their kindness and concern during his illness and following his death. The many expressions of sympathy were so comforting to each of us. More...

Sports

Lady Tigers blast sectionals

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger softball team rolled through the sectional tournament this past Saturday, May 5, much like a locomotive with a full head of steam. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

The will to press forward

We've all heard at one time or another that those who persevere through the trials and tribulations of life will eventually receive their just reward. More...

Lady Tigers win Jackson tourney

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers traveled to Jackson on Friday, April 27, and Saturday, April 28 to compete in an invitational tournament hosted by the Lady Aggies of Jackson High School. More...


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