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August 23, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Ferguson settles in as THS head

New THS principal Kyle Ferguson said he is settling in and learning the ropes at Thomasville High School, but what he's seen of the school system and the town has impressed him. A native of Brewton, Ferguson is 40 years old and a graduate of T.R. More...

Ryan's location purchased

Charlie and David Gaston work at the former Ryan's restaurant. Charlie Gaston, former owner of the building that housed The Grill restaurant has purchased the building and plans to reopen a restaurant there. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

OUR VIEW

Let's make a good impression on visitors

For the third year in a row, Thomasville is gearing up for its unique Rural "National" Supplier Conference. More...

From the Editor's Desk

Too hot for football season

Well football season is here again at last and I guess you could say that I'm pretty excited about that. There's just one small problem. It's hotter than a stolen pistol out there folks. More...

Hubbert stays while governors go

In 1971 George Wallace was at the height of his political power. Including his wife's election in 1966, Wallace had been elected Governor of Alabama three straight times. More...

Religion

Spiritual Reflections

Tribulation came in the form of traffic fine Pat Ozment Jr. IMB Missionary to Ghana "Ihear a train a coming, its coming round the bend." Hi, I'm not Johnny Cash, but Thursday I was arrested on the way to Kumasi. It was about 2 p.m. More...

T'ville Baptists send outreach mission team to Guatemala

Thomasville Baptist Church sponsored a gospel outreach mission team to Guatemala July 22 through July 28 where they worked in the village of Conevisa, Zacapa. 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...

Sports

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Taking another step

Approximately a year ago I reported to you on a significant change that was taking place at the University of West Alabama including a wave of enthusiasm that was sweeping over the campus, the community and throughout the entire area. More...

Coaches make off-season moves

Two Tiger coaches in Bulldog colors, THS gets new pair

When the battle lines are drawn on Thursday, August 30, for the traditional rivalry game between Sweet Water and Thomasville, two coaches who wore the maroon and gray of Thomasville last year will be across the field in Sweet Water purple and gold More...

Tigers get ready for Demopolis jamboree

The Thomasville Tigers will be traveling to Demopolis on Thursday, August 23 to take on the 5A Demopolis Tigers in a pre-season game. The start time on the game is scheduled for 7:00 PM. More...

THS fire out quickly

A pair of cafeteria staffers coming in on a Saturday spotted the smoking and burning equipment in the cafeteria's kitchen. More...

The fabric of memory

Bessie Webb Goodman of Sandflat shows off a quilt she made from the fabric of flour sacks. The flour sack was a common source of clothing for those growing up in the depression. More...

Fire alerts on in south Alabama

The Alabama Forestry Commission placed 59 counties under a No Burn Order late last week after the Commission declared that emergency drought conditions existed in those counties. More...

Murder indictment for Norris Marks

Norris Geane Marks was indicted by the Clarke County Grand Jury for murder Aug. 15. According to witnesses Marks and Ernest James Richardson were at Marks' home in Morvin in December of 2006 when the two began to argue. 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

Gunter, Jones to wed

Russell Gunter and Donna (Johnny) Doggette announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Hali Mills Gunter of Mobile to Robert Allen Jones, of Mobile, son of Wendell and Cindi Covington of Mobile. More...

London Smith Malone family reunion plans being made for 2008

The London Smith Malone 2008 family reunion will be held in Thomasville Friday through Sunday, July 4-6, with the welcome to be held on July 4, a picnic and banquet on July 5 and worship service on July 6. More...

Brodericks announce birth of a daughter

Clint and Rachel (Akridge) Broderick of Pine Hill announce the birth of a daughter, Zoe Addison Broderick, born at 3:03 p.m., August 6, 2007, at Providence Hospital in Mobile. More...

School

School News

THS students prepare to 'Beach the Bulldogs'

Here We Go! The 2007- 2008 school year is officially underway! With the first week of classes behind us, all is finally settling into place here at Thomasville High School. More...

ASCC nursing program granted accreditation

The National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) Board of Commissioners granted the Alabama Southern Associate Degree Nursing program initial accreditation and scheduled the next evaluation visit for Spring 2012. More...

Alabama Southern Practical Nursing (LPN) Program honors graduates

Alabama Southern Community College in Monroeville recently honored students in the practical nursing (LPN) department with a pinning ceremony. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Mark Shane Sealy Mark Shane Sealy, 52, of Thomaston, died Thursday, August 16, 2007, at the Long Term Hospital of Tuscaloosa. Mr. Sealy was born Sept. 25, 1954, in Arlington. More...

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Leslie Anthony Tyler, to Margie Ruth Bradford; William Mathew Powell, to Jerin Denise Handly; Randall Charles Pugh, to Shelexis Quince Nettles; William Cory Gates, to Anna Katherine Sims; Kenneth Wayne Motley, to M More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail include: Robert Alexander Bell, failure to appear on probation violation/probation revoked, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...


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