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July 5, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

County caught in middle of L-P lawsuit

RWS Construction, Inc. of North Carolina filed suit June 8 in Clarke County Circuit Court against Louisiana Pacific Corporation (LP) and Clarke County. More...

Happy July 4th!

Fireworks light up the sky over D.F. Anderson field in Thomasville Saturday night celebrating the upcoming Independence Day. Festivities continued with the annual American Legion barbeque lunch Wednesday afternoon. More...

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People

HIPPY program gains more support

"My children grew up with two parents, and it was hard….I can only imagine the problems of a single-parent family trying to put food on the table (and) manage a household, More...

Parden-Phillips plan July 21 wedding

Paul and Nita Parden of Excel announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Whitney Lauren Parden of Excel to Thomas Alan Phillips of Grove Hill, son of Thomas and Lisa Phillips of Grove Hill. More...

Powell-Gunter to exchange vows August 4

Mr. and Mrs. Allen Powell of Scyrene announce the engagement of their daughter, Chrystal Gail Powell to Robert Adam Gunter son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Gunter of Thomasville. More...

School

Thomasville High School's 2007 Awards Day

PHOTO SUBMITTED Advanced English 9 (not in order)-La'Corsha Clarke, Kelly Gates, Valeria King, Shelby Myers, Carson Parker, Alexandria Taylor, highest average-Rachel Norris; College Prep, Russ Wright More...

Sports

Darlings eliminated from district tournament

The 7&8 year old Dixie Darling All-Star softball team was eliminated from the District tournament on Wednesday, June 27 when the girls from Butler held on to beat them 15 - 12. More...

Ponytails eliminated from district tournament

The 11&12 year old Dixie Ponytails All-Star softball team lost their second game in the District Tournament being held in Gilbertown on Wednesday, June 27, falling to Linden 10-0. With the loss they were eliminated from the tournament. More...

Angels lose out of tourney

The Thomasville 9&10 year old Dixie Angels All-Star softball team saw their run in the District tournament in Gilbertown end on Wednesday, June 27 when they fell to Linden 23-14. More...

First Ala. biz gets Thyssen Krupp contract

Contracts from the ThyssenKrupp project are starting to land in the laps of Alabama businesses and local officials are hopeful they'll be able to land some of the bounty. More...

Groups start to take stands on alcohol vote

As the Aug. 14 vote on legalizing alcohol sales in Thomasville approaches, more groups appear to be making a decision on where they stand. More...

Recent rains were not enough to lift state's burn bans

Despite rainfall in many areas of the state over the weekend, it was not enough to remove the No Burn or fireworks restrictions in 40 counties. Clarke County remains under a fire alert, meaning burn permits are heavily restricted. More...

Editorials

OUR VIEW

Level heads in charge of debate

More groups and organizations are wading into the debate over alcohol sales in Thomasville. And so far, when it comes to the organizations making statements, they've been well thought out and worded on both sides. More...

From the Editor's Desk

Quilts come back home

Well, shortly after she filed suit Lucinda Pettway Franklin got her quilts back from the family that "borrowed" them two years ago. Franklin claims the quilts were made by her grandmother, one of the famous Gee's Ben quilters. More...

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Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

District Fellowship Meeting of the AOH Churches at Sunflower AOH Church Everyone is invited to attend the District Fellowship Meeting of the AOH Churches in this area, at Sunflower AOH Church in Thomasville. More...

Spiritual Reflections

Pray without ceasing

"Pat" became "Pascal," because "Pascal" is my legal, given name, and here, I am known as Rev. Pascal. It is a Ghana thing, and that's where we are. Hey if it suits them, it tickles me to death. More...

CARDS OF THANKS

Dear Friends, Once again our family has been blessed by the kindness of people in this area. No other place has so many good and caring people. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Austeen Dismukes Cogle Austeen Dismukes Cogle. of Thomasville, passed away on Sunday July 1, 2007 at the Mobile Infirmary. Funeral services will be held Friday July 6, 2007 at 3:00 p.m. at O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville. 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 Nicholas Allen Terry, to Candice C. Wade; Edward Jerod Calhoun, to Georgenia Joyce Caldwell; Jimmy Terell Kimbrough, to Patricia Jackson; Kevin J. Green, to Cynthia L. Chapman. More...