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June 28, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

911 taxes going up

The Clarke County E-911 Board voted June 25 to raise the tariff on household landline phones from 75 cents to $2-per-month. The tariff on businesses will increase from $1.88 to $2-per-month. More...

Times to close for holiday

The Thomasville Times' office will be closed July 4 and 5 in observance of the July 4th holiday. Advertising deadline is Friday at 5 p.m. The paper will be delivered earlier in the week. We will reopen Friday, July 6, at 8 a.m. More...

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People

Hodge-Brown to exchange wedding vows Sept. 3

Mr. and Mrs. Tony Hodge (nee Michelle Haskew) of Gonzales, Louisiana formally announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Wendy Colleen to Michael Emery Brown. Michael is the son of Mrs. Ruth Hill of Dowagiac, Michigan. More...

Golden Wedding Anniversary reception to be held for Kelleys

1957 The family of Edward and Ramona Kelley invites everyone to a golden wedding anniversary reception to be held Saturday, More...

Dunagans honored with celebration for 60th Wedding Anniversary

James and Sybil Dunagan of Coffeeville were honored with a 60th wedding anniversary celebration given by their family at Ulcanush Baptist Church Sunday afternoon, June 10. More...

School

ASCC announces Spring Semester honors list

A number of students have been named to the honor lists for Spring Semester at Alabama Southern Community College. Students must take at least 12 semester hours of credits to be eligible. Named to the President's List for achieving perfect 4. More...

USA awards scholarships to students attending Clarke County schools

The University of South Alabama has awarded a total of $255,000 in scholarships, for the next four years beginning in the fall semester of 2007, to 12 graduates from Clarke County High Schools. Clarke Prep School: Thomas J. More...

Summer Library Program

The Summer Library Program at the Thomasville Public Library has kicked off to a great start with over 130 children signing up. The children and parents enjoyed Paul Harbison's "Aesop's Fables" which was held at the Thomasville Elementary School. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Bennie James Dixon, Jr. Bennie James Dixon, Jr. age 27, of Selma passed away June 7, 2007 at Vaughn Regional Hospital. Funeral services were June 15, 2007 at 1:30 p.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Pine Hill. 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 John Joseph Miller III, to Melanie Simmons Garrett; Gabriel Wade Tiggs, to Erica Denise Duncan; Jeremy Paul Overstreet, to Catherine Nicole Poole; Bryan Lee Arbogast, to Janice Darlene Odom; Patrick Ian Phillips, to More...

City looking at making a new subdivision

The city of Thomasville could be going into the property development business. The city's industrial development board has asked for approval of a measure that would convert industrial park land into residential lots. More...

Schools shuffle personnel around

Though the school board meeting last week was open to the public, there was little information given out during the actual meeting when it came to personnel issues. More...

Ryan's closed

There were many dissappointed diners in Thomasville this weekend when the Ryan's restaurant closed. More...

Fireworks Saturday at THS

Thomasville's fireworks show will be Saturday, June 30 at Gates Drive Park. The show starts at 9 p.m. The annual July the 4th American Legion Barbecue will be held at the American Legion Hall on Legion Drive. More...

Editorials

OUR VIEW

Remember others on July 4th

This July 4th, don't forget the men and women serving to keep us safe and free. From the men and women serving overseas fighting terrorism to the men and women working closer to home as police officers, firefighters, etc. More...

Taxpayers pay for the plane trips

During last Thursday's trip to Alabama where he raised almost a million dollars for the campaign coffers of Sen. More...

Political Cartoon

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Religion

Spiritual Reflections

Security of the believer

Last night we were up late because we were waiting the arrival of our houseguest for the night. She is from Equador, in South America, and a student at a university in Canada. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Vineland Baptist Church to hold VBS Vineland Baptist Church in Vineland will be having Vacation Bible School June 27-29 from 6:00 p.m. til 8:30 p.m. June 30 at 11:00 a.m. will be the commencement for fun, food and games. More...

In Memory of Junior Glass

As we walked across the cemetery following the services for Walter Glass, Jr., I was struck by the remarkable June day. Although warm like a summer day, the atmosphere was like fall. More...

Sports

Taking Names and Keeping Score

A good time and great company

As is the custom in my mother's family, we held our biannual Plummer family reunion this past weekend in Orange Beach. It has been an every other year event for the descendents of Ralph and Carrie Plummer since 1991. More...

T'ville all-star boys go 2-0 in sub-district

Thomasville's 9& 10 year old All-Star baseball team moved to 2 and 0 in Sub- District play picking up wins in both of their first two games. On Friday, June 22, the Thomasville squad defeated the All-Stars from Sweet Water 15 - 11. More...

Darlings and Angels go one and one

Both the Thomasville Dixie Darlings (7 & 8 year olds ) and the Thomasville Dixie Angels (9 & 10 year olds ) softball teams entered this week with a 1 and 1 record in Sub-District Tournament play. More...


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