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July 26, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Champion dies in work accident

Hank Champion of Pine Hill died in a work accident Thursday, July 19. Champion, who was 51, was fatally injured while trimming a tree at a private residence on Oak Grove Street in Pine Hill. More...

Pair charged with break-ins from Thomasville to Jackson

Two Prichard men are in custody after Jackson police officers found loads of stolen property in their possession in the early morning hours, Sunday, July 22, after a string a break-ins in Thomasville and Jackson. According to police reports, Sgt. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Vote yes August 14

After much thought and deliberation on the matter, The Thomasville Times is endorsing a yes vote on the issue of legalized alcohol sales in Thomasville. The issue is one of progress and economics. Thomasville is already illegally wet. More...

Primaries accelerating campaigns

The avalanche of states moving their presidential primary to February 5th next year has made a tremendous impact on the 2008 Presidential Race. This cavalcade, which includes Alabama, will change the dynamics dramatically. More...

Predictions of my own

Ramblin' Roses and Flyin' Bricks

July 24, 1957 There's a new book just out called " U. S. A. in New Dimensions." From it you can get a pretty good idea of what things will be like in 2001, some forty-odd years from now. More...

School

THS Orientation 2007

Monday, July 30 at 6:00 p.m.- Seniors; Monday, July 30 at 7:00 p.m.- Juniors; Tuesday, July 31 at 6:00 p.m.- Sophomores; Tuesday, July 31 at 7:00 p.m.- Freshman. More...

TMS Orientation 2007

Monday, August 6 at 4:00 p.m.- fifth and sixth grades Tuesday, August 7 at 4:00 p.m.- seventh and eighth grades. More...

TES Orientation 2007

Orientation will be in the gym each night. Thursday, August 2 at 6:00 p.m. Kindergarten; Monday, August 6 at 5:00 p.m. Third grade; August 6 at 6:00 p.m. Fourth grade; Tuesday, August 7 at 5:00 p.m. First grade; August 7 at 6:00 p.m. Second grade. More...

Sports

Nothing like the first time

Taking Names and Keeping Score

In another article in this week's paper I have detailed how three state representatives coming to the 2007 Dixie Pre- Majors World Series being held in Thomasville this week are from the same community that was here in 2006 representing their state More...

World Series starts in T'ville Saturday

There is an old expression that simply states 'the third time is the charm', Although I am not absolutely certain what that means, it has always been my best guess that it means the third time you do something or have a similar experience, that thi More...

North Clarke 14 year olds dropped from state tourney

The North Clarke 14 year old All-Star Team was eliminated from further competition in the Dixie Boys State Tournament on Saturday, July 21, when they fell to Troy 15-5. More...

Lower Peachtree murder

A Lower Peachtree woman was shot and killed Friday night. Christine Portis, 33, was shot at the home of Linda Faye Whitted on Gillis Pugh Road in Lower Peachtree sometime around 7 p.m., according to the Wilcox County Sheriff's Office. More...

Schools hire new principals

The Thomasville City Schools board gave official approval to the hiring of Kyle Ferguson as the new principal at Thomasville High School Thursday night. The board also approved Adam Sealy as the next principal of Thomasville Elementary School. More...

County wants clarity on TREDP

The Clarke County Commission is asking that officials with the Twin Rivers Economic Development Partnership and mayors throughout the county appear at the Aug. 13 work session. More...

Wreck on the rails

Crews clean up the rails at Thomasville Lumber Monday after a railroad maintenance vehicle and a log truck collided. No one was injured in the accident. 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

County line dispute snares water system pump

Rex Rush, chairman of the North Clarke Water Authority, addressed the Clarke County Commission Monday on a boundary dispute surrounding a northwest pump station near the Clarke-Marengo county line. More...

Judge DuBose asks for assistance with security

Circuit Judge Stuart DuBose asked the Clarke County Commission Tuesday for aid in the security of his office and courtroom in the new annex at the county courthouse. The judge addressed the commission at the end of Tuesday's meeting. More...

Canned meats recalled in Botulism scare

On July 18th, Botulism reports in Texas and Indiana prompted Castleberry's Food Company to recall Castleberry's HOT DOG CHILI SAUCE, Austex HOT DOG CHILI SAUCE, and Kroger HOT DOG CHILI SAUCE with "best by" dates from April 30, 2009 through May 22, More...

Religion

Take a "turn about" in God's word

Spiritual Reflections

Even though many of our friends in Ghana speak English, we often find that their brand of English does not fit our ear, and our brand of English does not fit their's. More...

Kingsmen in concert at Pineview

The Southern Gospel group the Kingsmen will be in concert at Pineview Baptist Church in Thomasville on Saturday, July 28, at 6 p.m. More...

Thank You

We would like to thank all our family and friends for their support during the loss of our loved one. The food, flowers, visits, cards, dedication of Bibles through The Gideons International and other acts of kindness was greatly appreciated. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Gilmer Beverly Gilmer Beverly, age 91, of Thomasville, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2007 at the Camden Nursing Facility in Camden. He was a retired wholesale grocery salesman. More...

DEEDS

Marriage license applications Mark Allen Blakeney, to Shaun Denice Davis; Terry Michael Megginson Jr., to Heather Sharee Lindeen. Marriage license applications are just that-applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...