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July 19, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Landmark takes a tumble

Crews knocked down the last of the old Alabama Heading Company building that has marked the southern end of West Front Street for many years. More...

Raybon killed in plant accident

A man was killed Tuesday afternoon in a forklift accident at Liberty Building Products, LLC in Grove Hill. Clarke County E-911 reported that it received the call at approximately 2:54 p.m. from the facility on Industrial Park Drive off Love Road. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

OUR VIEW

What's pork depend on your view

Every time the federal government puts out a budget, there's plenty of what's called pork in it. This is money that is usually put into the budget to fund little projects here and there in the various senators' and representatives' districts. More...

Political Cartoon

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INSIDE THE STATEHOUSE

State setting a dangerous precedent

It seems like the saying, "thank God for Mississippi," has been around most of my life. This adage referred to our perennial status on most economic barometers and rankings as 49th but Mississippi was always last or 50th. More...

Religion

Spiritual Reflections

No peace, nothing else matters

Given one wish, what would you ask for? Consider this, if you don't have peace, nothing else matters. If you don't have peace, money is meaningless. Without peace, power means nothing. Sons and daughters are no comfort if you don't have peace. More...

Kingsmen Quartet at Pineview

Add legendary bass singer Ray Reese to three men of outstanding vocal talent, compliment them with a live band and nestle them in the mountains of Asheville, North Carolina, and what do you get? More...

Pineview Sunday School Class

Ben Pugh, Windell Sheffield, Robert Dement, Cordell Hutto, John Wayne Overstreet, Jack Day, Clarence Newton, Winston Parden, Roger Anderson. More...

Sports

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Two cents or less

Ihave always been one who believed a person was much better off showing someone what they can do rather than telling them. More...

Hankins coaches in all-star game

Thomasville High School's Head Football Coach, Jack Hankins, spent this past week in North Alabama working with the thirty-seven young men chosen to participate on the South squad in the AHSAA annual North-South All-Star game in which the South def More...

North Clarke 14 year olds finish second

The North Clarke 14 year old All-Star Baseball team dropped a 10-6 decision to Jackson in the final game of the District 7 Tournament played on Tuesday, July 10, in Jackson. More...

Ferguson new THS principal

Even though there's been no public school board meeting held to hire the man, Kyle Ferguson is apparently the new principal of Thomasville High School. More...

Clarke group goes to D.C. for U.S. 84 money

A number of Clarke Countians and others from southwest Alabama went to Washington, D.C. last week soliciting federal funds to help complete the four-laning of U.S. Highway 84 across the state. More...

Chamber endorses wet vote

There's less than a month to go before the Aug. 14 alcohol vote in Thomasville. The last day for voter registration was Tuesday and only voters within the city limits will be allowed to vote on the issue. 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...

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...

People

Pine Hill upholds police officer's firing from unit

The Pine Hill City council voted to accept Ashford Packer's resignation from the Pine Hill Police Department Tuesday night. More...

New Era plant expansion officially opens in Jackson

"What a great day in the City of Jackson and Southwest Alabama," Mayor Richard Long told the employees of New Era Cap Company in Jackson July 13 at a ceremony to officially celebrate the plant's expansion. More...

Matthews, McCants plan August wedding

Mr. and Mrs. James Davis Thompson of Gardendale are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ali Michelle Matthews to Christopher Coleman McCants, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Robert McCants, Jr. of Jackson. More...

School

WCCATF sponsors "Classroom in the Woods"

The Wilcox County Chapter of the Alabama Treasure Forest sponsored several events during the Spring. The Chapter observed Arbor Day by planting a tree at the Pine Hill Nutrition Center. During this event a class from F. S. More...

President's Scholar's List at Mississippi State

The following students from the Thomasville area are President's Scholars for the 2007 spring semester at Mississippi State University. Students on the President's List achieved a 3. More...

THS Band Camp Schedule 2007

Thomasville High School Band Camp Schedule: Rookie Band Camp July 26th and July 27th - 8:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Full Band Camp July 30th through August 3rd - 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Willie E. Davis Willie E. Davis, age 81, of Stafford, Va. passed away July 8, 2007. He was the Ward Leader of Cedar Point Baptist Church. Funeral services were held July 14, 2007 at 12 noon at Cedar Point Baptist Church in Coffeeville with Rev. More...

CLARKE COUNTY PUBLIC RECORDS

Marriage license applications Richard Earl Burrell, to Marilyn Renee Crayton; James William Lazenby Jr., to Nina Davis Brannon. Marriage license applications are just that-applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

AFOA donates book to Library

The Thomasville Public Library is the recipient of the book: "Owning and Managing Forests" by Thom J. McEvoy. More...


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