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July 12, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Legion Barbecue

Judy Lewis and Mary Williams help serve up barbecue at the annual American Legion barbecue dinner on July 4 at the Legion Hall in Thomasville. More...

Bond for Civic Center approved

The Thomasville City Council approved Monday an ordinance for the $4 million bond issue to fund the remodeling of the old high school next to City Hall as a Civic Center. The fixed interest rate is 4.45 percent over 30 years. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

OUR VIEW

Seatbelts really do save lives

With so many people taking to the roads for summer vacation, remember to buckle your seatbelts when hitting the road. Here's what the National Highway Safety Administration has to say about how a crash works. More...

From the Editor's Desk

Fear of reprisals is insulting

Isaw a story the other day reporting about Scottish muslims who were scared of potential backlash from the attempted bombing of Glasgow Airport. More...

Community college mess unravelling

As the year 2007 began the biggest story brewing was the unraveling and evolution of the gigantic junior college system corruption saga. It is still evolving and the mounting evidence portends that it is a tempest in a teapot ready to explode. More...

Religion

Spiritual Reflections

Will the changes be positive or negative

There are some things that change our lives. We aren't consulted about the process. Some occurrences just change you. I've made a list of some of the things that change you. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Sweating in the Spirit with Thomasville Church of God in Christ Ladies and Gentleman, let's get busy Thomasville, exercise for you health. More...

VBS at Oak Grove Baptist Church

Vacation Bible School was held at Oak Grove Baptist Church in Pine Hill, June 18-22. Son Force Kids for Jesus was the theme. More...

Sports

North Clarke team headed to state

The North Clarke fourteen year-old All-Star Baseball team moved to 3 and 1 in the District 7 Tournament being played in Jackson with a 15-0 win over the Fairhope All-Star team on Monday, July 9. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Caught in a whirlwind

It is hard for me to believe but here it is the second week of July and is seems like only yesterday that the summer baseball and softball programs were getting started. More...

North Clarke 13 year olds lose out of District

The North Clarke thirteenyear old All-Star Baseball team went two and out in the District Seven tournament being played in Thomasville this past weekend. More...

Racism charged in Pine Hill

Accusations of racism were lobbed at Pine Hill Mayor Harry Mason and Police Chief John Brown Monday night at Pine Hill's city council meeting over the firing of a black police officer. More...

Henson to represent U.S.

Thomasville's Jennifer Henson is soaking in some Hawaiian rays and representing the entire U.S. at the Lions Club International Youth Camp. More...

Courthouse annex now open

The new $3.56 million annex to the Clarke County Courthouse was officially opened Monday morning. More...

Calendar

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...

People

Wage hikes concern Day

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day expressed concern Monday regarding upcoming hikes in the federal minimum wage. The increases will affect the ability of the city to hire lower wage employees and young people for summer jobs, he said. More...

Culpepper, Agee to exchange wedding vows

Sonia Demetria Culpepper, daughter of Margaret Culpepper of Thomasville and Alex Culpepper of Pine Hill, and Ronnie Lee Agee, son of Velma Agee of Dixons Mills, would like to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. More...

Cowan, Pritchett exchange vows May 12

Mae L. Cowan and Stanley J. Pritchett of Morvin were united in marriage in a beautiful church ceremony at Union Missionary Baptist Church in Vineland, on May 12, 2007 at 3 p.m. in the afternoon. More...

School

ASCC Honors Program students take trip to Washington D. C. and NYC

Monroeville- Students at Alabama Southern are now invited to explore a new and exciting learning opportunity! Seven students who participated in the first full year of the Honors Program recently participated in a trip to Washington D.C. More...

ASCC program chosen to be on PBS/APT show

Alabama Southern's Paper and Chemical Technology program has been chosen to be featured on a new PBS/APT show entitled "On the Job." AIDT (Alabama Industrial Development Training) in Montgomery has recently taken on the opportunity to host and prod More...

Local students make Dean's List at UA

A total of 4,316 students enrolled during the spring 2007 semester at The University of Alabama made the Dean's List with academic records of 3.5 or above (on a 4.0 scale), or the President's List with academic records of 4.0 (all As). More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Robert Clarke Robert Clarke, age 76, passed away Tuesday morning June 26, 2007. More...

CLARKE COUNTY PUBLIC RECORDS

Marriage license applications Eric Lamont Steele, to Sherrye L. More...

Thank you

The family of Joe B. Loftin would like to thank everyone for the visits, prayers, cards, the food and flowers in time of sickness and death of our loved one. May Jehova bless all of you always. More...