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May 24, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Commission talks about TVA funds

The Clarke County Commission approved a bid for a NRCS emergency watershed protection project on the Evergreen Road Monday morning. Burnett Civil Contracting from Montgomery was the low bidder with $548,344.00. More...

Getting groceries

PHOTOS BY ARTHUR MCLEAN Above: Robbie and Mark Norman cut the ribbon opening the Super Foods grocery store in Thomasville Wednesday taking the place of the former Southern Family Markets store that closed last year. More...

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Editorials

OUR VIEW

Hoping for good decisions with mill

The feeding frenzy has started with the ThyssenKrupp stell mill announcement. The speculating in Washington County is about to begin in full force. Land prices there have probably tripled overnight. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Is GOP grooming Byrne?

By Bob Martin Guest Columnist

The speculation on Goat Hill about Sen. Bradley Byrne's motives began thirty seconds after Gov. Bob Riley announced Byrne had agreed to become chancellor of the state's two-year college system. More...

Religion

Paul Daily demonstrates breaking a horse in the round pen and relate it to man's life lessons with Jesus Christ in Thomasville Monday night. About 200 people attended the event sponsored by the Clarke Baptist Association. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Homecoming to be held at United Methodist Church in Lower Peachtree Homecoming will be May 27 at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Lower Peachtree. An informal time and dinner on the grounds will follow the worship service. More...

Spiritual Reflections

True worship requires no special accommodations

This morning Rev. John, one of his students from the Northern Ghana Baptist Seminary, and I worshiped in the village of Moglaa, with Rev. Peter, the pastor, and the members of the Moglaa Baptist Church. Peggy was not feeling well. More...

Sports

Tiger D answers the spring bell

The Thomasville Tigers ended their spring football practice this past Friday, May 18, when they defeated the Southern Choctaw Indians 13 0 in both the varsity and junior varsity portions of the spring game for the two teams. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

East- West a success

As most of you know, this past Saturday, May 19, the annual Mack Outlaw Lions Club East - West All Star Baseball Game was held in Thomasvilie for the first time ever. More...

Cleary recalls sporting days gone by

Iwas born in 1924 in Albany, New York and spent the first five years of my life in an orphanage home. I came south to live with my grandmother and was 12 years old when she died. More...

LP site work continues despite lien

The Louisiana Pacific Corp.'s oriented strand board (OSB) plant in Clarke County remains on schedule for startup in late 2007 despite a dispute with at least one contractor. RWS Construction, Inc. More...

Blood drive May 29 at TBC

One aspect of blood drive coordination that is as important as the life-saving mission of the American Red Cross is the closely knit relationships that develop between those engaged in saving lives through blood donation. More...

Larrimore named containerboard manager at Weyerhaeuser mill

Brad Larrimore has been named vice president and mill manager of Weyerhaeuser Company's Pine Hill containerboard operation. Larrimore is a veteran papermaker and manager who has worked at the Pine Hill operation for 31 years. More...

Calendar

AREA CALENDAR

Civil War Letters the subject of Historical Society Meeting The Clarke County Historical Society will meet on May 27, at 2:30 p.m. at the Grove Hill Town Hall. The speaker for the meeting will be Mrs. More...

People

Arbor Day Foundation Offers Free Pruning Guide

Those who care about trees will find advice on pruning and related topics in The National Arbor Day Foundation's free booklet, "How To Prune Young Shade Trees." From pruning in the early years of a tree's life, to learning how to strengthen trees b More...

Clothing those in need

Edith Ruffin with the Pine Hill Food Bank oversees a clothing giveaway at Pine Hill City Hall Wednesday morning. The food bank has had a handful of clothing donations since its opening less than a year ago. More...

Standoff ends peacefully in Grove Hill

A standoff with a 21-year-old Grove Hill man ended peacefully early Saturday morning after gunshots were fired. More...

School

Awards from Senior Night 2007

Due to space restrictions, the Times regrets it will not be able to publish every award photo, but we will make every effort to recognize as many students as possible in the coming weeks. More...

White in student program

Sally White, a 7th grade student at Thomasville Middle School, has been accepted into the People to People Student Ambassador Program, an educational travel program founded by Dwight D. Eisenhower. More...

Big scholarship bucks for THS

Thomasville students earned more than $750,000 in scholarships from colleges and local civic organizations this year. It marks one of the largest scholarship hauls in school history, school officials said. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Marguerite C. Barlow Marguerite C. Barlow, age 93, of Butler, passed away Friday, May 18, 2007 at Camden Nursing Facility in Camden. She was born July 16, 1913 in Morvin. She was a former garment inspector with H. S. Satin Company. More...

CLARKE COUNTY PUBLIC RECORDS

Marriage license applications Kowalski Leshawn Pritchett, to Makeda Simone Baker; Jerrod Jamaar Hudson Jr., to Sonjia Evetta Culpepper; Fabian Paul Stacey, to Jody Michelle Moore. More...

Sheriff's report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail include: Stanford Lageorge Adams, failure to appear on unlawful distribution of a controlled substance, arrested by the Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...