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September 13, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Alcohol permits make first step

The new Thomasville City Alcohol License Review Committee (ALRC) held its first meeting Sept. 7 at City Hall. More...

Pine Hill gas station robbed

An armed robber hit the Williams Mini Mart in Pine Hill Sunday night. More...

County hears pitch on another economic development group

A new regional economic development partnership is being created in south Alabama. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department arrested and charged Jamie Wilkins Stone with theft of property. More...

Coastal Cleanup making an impact on our waters

With the accomplishment of its one millionth pound of debris collected within reach, volunteers will fan out across coastal Alabama Sept. 15 to participate in the 20th annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup. More...

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Welcome to T'ville folks

W elcome to Thomasville, Boeing and fellow industries. Let us tell you a little bit about our fair city. We understand if we'll have to wait in line. A lot of people are pretty darned proud of our little corner of the world. More...

From the Editor's Desk

Tis the season for love

E ditor's note: the following newscast transcript is fictional - at least as far as I know. More...

Religion

Spiritual Reflections

With few churches, young pastors must start one

I want to go on record, boredom is not a problem. School has started and things, they are a changing. Two weeks before school started, I was scheduled to teach two classes. More...

50 years of teaching

Iona Pearson was honored Sunday afternoon with a surprise reception for her more than 50 years of teaching Sunday School at Oak Grove Baptist Church near Pine Hill. Church pastor, Bro. Irby Weaver, presented Mrs. More...

Faith Ministries Toddtown

We must live a holy life

L ord, who shall abide in thy tabernacle? Who shall dwell in thy holy hill? Psalm 15:1 This is the greatest question of man. Who will be able to live in the heavenly Mt. Zion or the city of God? More...

Sports

Tigers bounce back with 49-20 win

The Thomasville Tigers bounced back from their season opening loss with a 49 - 20 victory over the Hillcrest of Evergreen Jaguars this past Friday, September, 7. In the game, which was played at D. F. More...

Bulldogs trounce Akron

The Sweet Water Bulldogs traveled to Akron this past Friday, September 7 and blasted the Rams 75 - 14 in the first regional game for both teams. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

The rumblings have started

Here we are at week three of the football season and already Hthe rumblings and rumors have started about imminent coaching changes in the college ranks. More...

Coffee house blues

Zack Boone plays the guitar at the the Olde Towne Coffee Company's Java and Jam Thursday night. More...

School budget's leaner

The Thomasville City School board approved a budget Thursday where spending is expected to outstrip revenue by $391,528. More...

Sealy excited about step up

By Adam Sealy's reckoning, there's no age limit when it comes to caring for kids. At 27 years of age, and head of Thomasville Elementary School, Sealy is by far the youngest of Thomasville's principals. More...

Fire station bids too high

The Thomasville City Council voted Monday to reject bids for renovation of Fire Station No. 2. The lowest bid was from Assurance Service Inc. of Thomasville with $241,144. The estimated budget for the project was $150,000. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

Arrests from the Clarke County Jail include: David Anderson III, unlawful distribution/furnishing of a controlled substance, arrested by the Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...

Drought having a serious impact on pine survival

The US Drought Monitor (http://drought.unl.edu.dm) shows 92 percent of Alabama severe conditions, 87 percent under extreme conditions and 73 percent in the worst exceptional conditions with historically low stream flows and parched, dry soil. More...

Calendar

AREA CALENDAR

Health fair The Southwest Alabama Medical Center (SWAMC) will hold its annual health fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Thomasville Baptist Church. More...

People

Lions present awards, recognize members

The first father-daughter team has joined the Thomasville Lions Club. New members, Jimmy Gunn and his daughter, Meg Raley, have been inducted into the Thomasville Lions Club. It is the club's first father-daughter team. More...

Morgan Brasell shears locks to help children with cancer

Ponytails donated to Locks of Love

Morgan Brasell, age 8, recently got her hair cut off in Thomasville. More...

Nobles receives award for Blue Jacket of the Quarter

Yeoman Seaman Clifford J. Nobles, received a letter of commendation on Aug. 2, as the Blue Jacket of the Quarter at NAV STAGTMO Command Quar ters on Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. More...

School

School News

Volunteering is amazing act of kindness

As Sir Francis Bacon said, "A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds." This is very true and for all you Thomasville High School students out there, club week is just the time to make these opportunities for yourself. More...

COOP student of the month

Marcus Apklin, left, grill manager at McDonalds and Quindrella Welch have been selected as the employer/employee of the month by The Cooperative Education Program at Thomasville High School. Kay Larrimore is the coordinator for the program. More...

HIPPY program enrolls first family

Gwen Wilkerson of Jackson and her son, Hayden, recently became the very first family to be enrolled in the HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters) Clarke County Program. The enrollment actually involved two families. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Erline L. Carter Erline L. Carter, 74, of Campbell, died Monday, September 3, 2007, at Mobile Infirmary. Mrs. Carter was born Nov. 21, 1932, in Campbell. She was a retired administrative officer with First United Security Bank. More...

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Martis Dale Overstreet, to Kelly Beech Weaver; Christian Labaron Parker, to Latasha Rocher Ward; Reginald Harris, to Cassandra Rachel Collins; Joshua Paul Freeman, to Chassity Denice Wilkerson; William Patrick Paul, More...