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May 17, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Tops at THS

Hannah Etheridge was named valedictorian and Andrew Parten was named Salutatorian for the class of 2007 at Thomasville High School Thursday night. More...

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Editorials

Let's try to keep it civil on alcohol

Council member Lewis Herron isn't the only person who's been "criticized and chastised" when it comes to the alcohol issue in Thomasville. More...

From the Editor's Desk

An international city, eh?

Ihad a good laugh Sunday morning when I read the following line in the Press-Register: "Indeed, it's not too much of a stretch to say that Mobile has become an international city." Now, don't get me wrong, Mobile's my hometown and I love it and wa More...

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School

School News

Graduation is here

It is hard to believe that after almost thirteen years of working towards graduation, the time has finally arrived. As a senior, I realize just how fast the years have past. More...

UA honors Ault

The University of Alabama honored top students for 2006- 2007 for academic achievement and leadership during the Tappings and Awards Ceremony on Friday, April 6. Among the honorees was Lauren E. Ault of Sunny South. More...

Phillips honored

Congratulations to Anna Michelle Phillips of Sunny South. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Lilla Dorette Chapman Lilla Dorette Chapman, age 76, a homemaker of Linden, passed away Sunday, May 6, 2007 at DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa. She was born April 13, 1931 in Linden. More...

CLARKE COUNTY PUBLIC RECORDS

Marriage license application David Wayne Overton, to Nona Rachelle Jackson. Marriage license applications are just that-applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Sheriff's report

Over 40 arrests were booked through the Clarke County Jail from May 8 through May 15. Those arrested include: Charles Anthony Agee, failure to appear on promoting prison contraband, arrested by Coffeeville Police Dept. More...

Alcohol vote set Aug. 14

After months of debate and waiting for legal opinion, the date for a referendum on alcohol sales in Thomasville was set with little fanfare Monday night. More...

Bama lands huge mill

The long wait to find out who would get a large German steel plant that will create more than 30,000 total jobs for the area during the next three years is over, with the announcement Friday that it would locate in the north Mobile, south Washingto More...

Changes still affecting Weyerhaeuser

Rapid changes continue to hit Weyerhaeuser's operations in Pine Hill. The company also announced on May 4 that it is reviewing all of its containerboard operations, including the Pine Hill facility. More...

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AREA CALENDAR

Opine-Tallahatta Springs Volunteer Fire Department to hold Open House The Opine-Tallahatta Springs Volunteer Fire Department is having an open house and gospel singing on May 19 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the department's new station. More...

People

Opine-Tallahatta Springs Volunteer Fire Department to hold Open House May 19

The Opine-Tallahatta Springs Volunteer Fire Department is having an open house and gospel singing on May 19 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the department's new station. More...

City of Thomasville resolution setting alcohol vote Aug. 14

Whereas, pursuant to Act 2006-380 (hereinafter referred to as the Act) of the Alabama Legislature, a Petition has been presented to the City Clerk of The City of Thomasville, Alabama containing the names of twenty five per cent (25%) of the number More...

"Click it or Ticket" blitz is in effect

The Thomasville Police Department will be holding a Memorial Day Blitz as part of their "Click it or Ticket" program from May 14, to June 3. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Benefit for Wilbur Newton There will be a Gospel Singing benefit for Wilbur Newton, a Lou Gehrigs-ALS patient, on May 19 from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. at CCHS Auditorium. More...

Spiritual Reflections

Good Samaritans are needed everywhere

We were visited this week by our IMB Member Care team who are stationed in a country which neighbors Ghana. Since they travel at times into areas where their identity might need to be hidden I will call them Dr. and Mrs. Care. More...

SUNDAY SCHOOL ATTENDANCE

Pineview Baptist Church Windell Sheffield, Joe Clayton, John Wayne Overstreet, Ben Pugh, Robert Dement, Cordell Hutto, Winston Parden, Clarence Newton, Roger Truett, John Reaves, Jack Day, Roger Anderson, Dee Etheridge More...

Sports

Lady Tigers stopped in second round

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger softball team saw their dreams of a State Championship come to an end this past Saturday, May 12 when they lost the first two games of a best two out of three series with the Lady Panthers of Elmore County Hig More...

THS spring game scheduled for Friday

The Thomasville Tigers will conclude their spring football practice this Friday, May 18, when they host the Indians of Southern Choctaw High School in a full four-quarter game. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Girls on the rise

Although in some circles I have been accused of devoting more of my time to covering boys' sports than I do girls, it isn't my intention to do so. More...


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