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June 14, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

L-P water line bids come in

Bids were opened for the new water and sewer service extension to the Louisiana Pacific mill site south of Thomasville Monday and was approved by the city's water board and city council Monday night. More...

County could see budget shortfall from Boise taxes

Clarke County Commissioners worried Tuesday about a budget shortfall this year due to Boise's taxes being tied up in litigation. More...

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People

Corrections

Debra Fox, the economic developer for the City of Thomasville was omitted from the list of task force members working on ways Clarke County can benefit from the new ThyssenKrupp steel mill detailed in an article in last week's paper. More...

Grandmother gives special gift

In 1951, Annie Jean (Pearson) Duncan graduated from Pine Hill High School. She received the Class Valedictorian Gold Medallion from the class of twenty-one. More...

Beverly, Phillips to exchange vows

Joe and Rebecca Beverly of Myrtlewood announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, April Rebekah to Patrick Ian Phillips, son of Don and Rita Phillips of Grove Hill and Debbie Criswell of Fulton. More...

School

SWHS seniors have busy, fun-filled year

Sweet Water High School Seniors have had a busy and fun-filled last year of high school. More...

SWHS top five seniors

The top five seniors for the class of 2007 were (l-r): Jonel Burge- 5th place will be attending the University of Alabama, Paul Anthony Lynn- 4th place will be attending ASCC, Nathan Tyrel Glass- 3rd place will be attending ASCC, More...

Weyerhaeuser and ASCC announce Industry Alliance Scholarship winners

MONROEVILLE- Alabama Southern Community College and Weyerhaeuser Company recently announced Ms. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Lillie Jones Hyshaw Lillie Jones Hyshaw, age 66, a homemaker passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2007. She was born June 3, 1941 in Vinegar Bend. More...

AREA CALENDAR

AL-ANON Meets AL-ANON meets every Thursday night at 6:30 at Pineview Baptist Church (enter door at Moore Street entrance behind church). For more information call 636- 9985. More...

CLARKE COUNTY PUBLIC RECORDS

Marriage license applications Karlos Dean Chaney, to Linda Faye Williams; Joshua Michael Garrett, to Cindy Melissa Phillips; John Joseph Miller III, to Melanie Simmons Garrett. More...

FUSB reports $3.8 million in fraud at loan company

United Security Bancshares Inc., announced late last week that it was investigating an estimated $3.8 million in "irregularities in certain loan transactions within Acceptance Loan Company," including fraudulent loans. More...

Drought causing concern for Pine Hill water officials

This year's drought has Pine Hill's water treatment plant working near full capacity this month. For the past three weeks, the plant, Thomasville's source for water, has operated 24 hours per day, according to water superintendent Dusty McDanel. More...

Burn ban issued for north Alabama

Thirty-three counties were placed under a Drought Emergency (No Burn) this week after the Alabama Forestry Commission declared that emergency drought conditions existed in those counties. More...

A cool drink

Those sweating and passing by the corner of West Front Street and Nicol Avenue had a chance to pick up a cup of ice cold lemonade or fruit punch Tuesday. More...

Editorials

OUR VIEW

Saluting those who work hard

We salute the Quarterback Club for bringing back the boat races at Campbell's Landing. More...

From the Editor's Desk

The toughest Father's Day

I've read about how the holiday season running from Thanksgiving to Christmas can be quite hard for people, especially those who've lost loved ones recently. I think I have a good understanding of what that's like now. More...

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Religion

Joshua Generation Fellowship celebrates first anniversary

Johnny Harvell and his wife FeAnna Harvell will celebrate the first year of their new church, Joshua Generation Fellowship. More...

Thomasville Baptist Church Vacation Bible School

Students gathered on the steps of the Thomasville Baptist Church during Vacation Bible School for a picture. More...

Spiritual Reflections

Ever experienced a power outage

Have you ever experienced a power outage. I know you have. Today, in Tamale, we have no electrical power. More...

Sports

Six area players tapped for state's all-star teams

The Thomasville High School Baseball and Softball programs both placed two players on the 2007 ASWA All- State teams last week while the Sweet Water High School Baseball team had two players named to the select group. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Rocket launch

Just in case you haven't heard, another rocket was launched this past week or maybe I should say launched again. More...

Travelers take three out of five this weekend

The Thomasville Travelers, who were at home for the second weekend in a row, picked up three wins against two losses. More...