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August 30, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Thieves hit Salvation Army store

Thieves have broken into more Thomasville businesses. Two weeks after a burglary at Dunn's Sports, thieves have hit a local clothing store and the Salvation Army store. Lee's Kloset on Hwy. More...

Dogs continue to hound Pine Hill's residents

Janice Flint told the Pine Hill City Council during its August meeting a harrowing tale of being surrounded by a half dozen aggressive dogs while on her walk near Depot Park. More...

Water rates go up

The Clarke County Commission voted Tuesday to increase the rates for water use for customers of the county water system. More...

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Editorials

OUR VIEW

Make sure you are prepared for storms

The second anniversary of Hurricane Katrina just passed, and if history is any guide, we're just now entering the height of hurricane season. It also wasn't that long ago that Thomasville, well inland felt the wrath of Hurricane Ivan. More...

Labor's still a big part of Alabama

Alabama experienced the wrenching throes of the Great Depression like the rest of the nation. More...

From the Editor's Desk

They need to see it

I've been told that disaster tours of New Orleans now outnumber the swamp tours once so popular before Hurricane Katrina hit two years ago. When I first heard this, I was a little disturbed. But I'm not condemning everyone. More...

Religion

Spiritual Reflections

Finally doing what God sent me to Tamale to be

Tuesday morning I had my first experience teaching a class full of young Ghanaian men who are studying for the ministry. More...

Birthday celebration for pastor's wife

PHOTO BY TONYA JOYCE Members of the Joy Sunday School Class at Thomasville Baptist Church celebrated the birthday of Jane Kirkland, wife of church pastor Robert Kirkland, with a lunch at The Garden in Thomasville. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Homecoming and revival Williams Temple CME Church, 206 Davis Avenue in Thomasville, will host homecoming service at 2 p.m., Sunday, Sept. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Lillie Mae Harrison Noble Lillie Mae Harrison Noble, 99, of Opine died Monday, August 20, 2007, at Southwest Alabama Medical Center. Mrs. Noble was born May 21, 1908 in Clarke County. She was a member of Bashan Baptist Church. More...

PUBLIC RECORDS

Marriage license applications Connie Jiles Wallace, to Suzette Tyson Dunn; James E. Coleman, to Natalie B. Simmons; Terry Earl McKinley, to Patti Mayton Sheffield; Freddie Bernard Burroughs, to Patricia Ann Woods. More...

Six youths arrested

Six juveniles were arrested under felony charges by the Thomasville Police Department last week. Each child faces three felony counts that include two counts of criminal mischief and one count of defacing public property. More...

Alcohol permit board set

The Thomasville City Council appointed the city's alcohol permit review board at Monday night's meeting. More...

Discipline the focus for Combs

William Combs is the new assistant principal of Thomasville Middle School. A native of Mobile, he spent the last 11 years in the Mobile County school system as an English teacher. He replaces Jim Sims who took a position in Georgia. More...

DuBose criticizes $1.19 million settlement order

A local circuit judge saddled with a nearly $1.2 million judgment in an estate settlement imposed by a Mobile County circuit judge has called the order illegal and immoral and said that it must not be allowed to become public knowledge. More...

Bradford expresses budget worries at meeting

Clarke County Commissioner Paul Bradford expressed concern Tuesday over spending for the next few years. "We are going to have to be extremely careful how we spend money and what we look at over the next 18 months to two years," he said. More...

Heat-related deaths in state climb

In this time of record-breaking heat in Alabama the number of heat-related deaths reported since Aug. 1 has risen to 12 as of Aug. 21, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health. More...

Calendar

AREA CALENDAR

THS band booster meeting The Thomasville High School Band Booster meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m., Sept. 4, at the THS band room. More...

People

County to research possibility of animal shelter

Clarke County Commission Chairman Joe Hunt appointed commissioners Patricia DuBose and Elma Averett Tuesday to form a task force on establishing a county animal shelter. More...

Ten years in T'ville

PHOTOS BY TONYA JOYCE Sweet Water State Bank celebrated 10 years in Thomasville this week. More...

Wise, Gibson to wed

Mr. and Mrs. G. Mark Wise of Thomasville are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kassady Lauren to David Michael Gibson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Al Gibson of Marietta, Ga. More...

Sports

Tigers win varsity matchup

The Thomasville Tigers traveled to Demopolis this past Thursday, August 23 to take on the Demopolis Tigers in a preseason game that involved both the varsity and junior varsity players from both teams. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

The heat is on - bear with us please

Ready or not another high school football season gets underway for real this week. More...

Bulldogs split in jamboree game

The Sweet Water Bulldogs played both the Brantley Bulldogs and the Maplesville Red Devils in a half of pre-season football this past Friday, August 24. More...


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