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August 2, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Vandals hit THS baseball field

Sometime after the fireworks finished wowing Thomasville's visitors for the opening of the Dixie Pre-Majors World Series Friday, vandals snuck into the baseball facilities at Thomasville High School and tried to ruin everyone's fun. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Mayor blasts CAAST

After months of trying to walk a fine line on the alcohol debate in Thomasville, Mayor Sheldon Day fired off harsh criticism of the leaders of CAAST, Citizens Against Alcohol Sales in Thomasville, late last week. More...

Remember forgiveness in weeks ahead

OUR VIEW

There's two weeks to go in this debate over alcohol. Once voting ends on August 14, the debate will be over, and we hope the healing can begin. More...

Change the only constant in prez race

The dynamics of the 2008 Presidential Race have changed dramatically over the past six months due to the avalanche of large and more populous states changing their presidential preference primaries to February 5th. More...

Religion

CFBC Vacation Bible School

Christian Fellowship Baptist Church had Vacation Bible School August 22-27. The theme was Avalanche Ranch, a wild ride through God's Word. More...

Spiritual Reflections

Our biggest struggle is with ourselves

Last week we were with the whole IMB West Africa Missions Team, for a week of conferences, training, fellowship, and encouragement. There were approximately three hundred of us along with about 50 volunteers from a number of U.S. Baptist Churches. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Churchwide Garage Sale First Assembly of God, Highway 43 South Thomasville (across from Ala. Southern), will be having a churchwide garage sale Saturday, August 4, from 7:00 a.m. More...

Sports

Thomasville knocked out by Tenn.

The Thomasville Pre- Majors All-Star team, which was serving as the host in the 2007 Dixie Pre-Majors World Series, was eliminated from further competition on Monday, July 30, when Tennessee defeated them 8- 5. More...

Six teams remain at end of day Monday

When the dust cleared at the end of the day Monday, the number of competitors still remaining in the chase for the title of 2007 Dixie Pre-Majors World Series Champion had been narrowed to six teams. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

My hat's off to all of them

Unless you have been out of town for a protracted length of time, living in a vacuum sealed chamber somewhere or in a comatose state for the last couple of weeks, you know by now that Thomasville is currently hosting its third Dixie Pre- Majors Wor More...

T'ville man shot in drive-by

A suspect in a drive-by shooting July 26 in Thomasville remains at large. Christopher Pugh, 20, who lives on Old Highway 5 in Thomasville, walked across the highway from his home to check his mailbox. More...

Contractor's workers go on strike at LP

From left: Tracy Owens, Terry Rogers and Bennett Stoker strike at the entrance to the LP mill construction site entrance on Rural Road. Wednesday morning. The men are on strike against Gisborn Group and MRI, not LP. 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

Sims-Gates plan Sept. 1 wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Danny Joe Sims of Thomasville, are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Anna Katherine Sims to William Cory Gates, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dwayne Gates of the Liberty Community. More...

Wiggins-Hernandez to wed August 11

Marcus and Katherine Milstead of Thomasville and Timothy and Dorothy Wiggins of Jackson are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Michelle to Edilberto Ojeda Hernandez, son of Rodolfo Flores and Maria del Carmen He More...

Larrimores celebrate 50th Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. John C. Larrimore will be honored with a reception on Sunday, August 5, from 2-4 in the afternoon in the fellowship hall of First Baptist Church in Fulton. They will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. More...

School

Awards Day at Thomasville High School 2007

Jereme Wilroy received the Senior Beta Club Spirit Award on Senior night. More...

Phillips earns a degree in Cognitive Psychology

On December 16, 2006, Jeffrey Brooks Phillips, earned a Doctorate in Cognitive Psychology from the University of Alabama. More...

WCHS's Brenda Autry receives awards at Principals Education Conference

Wilcox Central High School's Business Technology teacher, Brenda Tennor Autry was recently recognized at the Principals' Institute Capstone Education Conference "Leading Change," in Brewton. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Ernestine Hasty Drinkard Ernestine Hasty Drinkard, age 95, a bookkeeper of Thomasville, passed away July 24, 2007 at Montrose Bay Nursing Home in Montrose. She was born November 25, 1911 in Marengo County. More...

CLARKE COUNTY PUBLIC RECORDS

Marriage license applications Ricky Gray Pugh, to Peggy Pledger Hepstall; Dennis James Robinson, to Angela Perine Ward; Horace Latrell Anderson, to Patricia Ann Anderson. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail for the past two weeks are listed as follows: Doris Ann Agee, possession of marijuana, second degree, robbery, second degree, probation revocation, receiving stolen property, second degree, possession More...