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September 20, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Vice receives tourism award

Thomasville resident Linda Vice was honored as Tourism Employee of the Year Tuesday by the Alabama Bureau of Tourism and Travel in the 2007 Alabama Tourism Awards. More...

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OUR VIEW

Local businesses are doing well too

With all the news coming out of the third supplier conference in town, it might be easy to overlook the smaller developments going on in Thomasville. More...

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From the Editor's Desk

The do-nothing diet plan?

The kilogram is losing weight. According to reports out this week, the official prototype of the kilogram, made in 1889 and kept under lock and key near Paris is mysteriously losing weight. How do they know? More...

Religion

Spiritual Reflections

What will your answer be when God calls you home?

Yesterday Mr. Lancer, drove me to town to purchase paint and painting supplies for the wood frame of our new screened-in-porch. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Homecoming Thomasville Church of God on Brown Street will hold homecoming beginning at 10 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 23. Guest speakers will be the Rev. Stan Holder, state ministries coordinator, and his wife Teresa. No afternoon service will be held. More...

Sports

Thomasville downs Jax 31-14

The Thomasville Tigers traveled to Jackson this past Friday, September 14, and handed the Jackson Aggies a 31 - 14 defeat before a near capacity crowd at John D. Simpkins Stadium. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Out of bounds again?

This past week as I was hearing and reading about O. J. More...

Sweet Water rolls over Sunshine

The Sweet Water Bulldogs traveled to Newbern this past Friday, September 14, and blanked the Sunshine Tigers 64 - 0. With the win the Bulldogs improved to 3 - 0 on the season and 2 - 0 in region play. More...

Windham honored

Windham also to be honored at ASCC event next Saturday

Kathryn Tucker Windham has recently been elected the 2007 International Woman of Distinction by Alpha Delta Kappa International Teachers Honorary Organization at their International Convention in San Diego, California. More...

"Aunt Will" in Hall of Fame

Aunt Will, as she's affectionately called by her nieces and nephews, has resided at the Thomasville Nursing Home for about a decade. Mrs. Willie Gray Richardson Watson was 99 years old then. More...

2007 United Way campaign kicks off

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day said the Clarke County United Way can meet and exceed its 2007 campaign goal of $155,000 if everyone is given the opportunity to contribute. More...

Calendar

AREA CALENDAR

Historical society meeting The Clarke County Historical Society will meet at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 23, at the Grove Hill Methodist Church fellowship hall. More...

People

Women in Winter Ministry to meet in Grove Hill

Women In Winter Ministry meeting will be Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 10 a.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Grove Hill. Hostess will be Gardenia Frazier who will welcome Marie Davis, administrator and area-coordinator La - verne Taite, MSW. More...

Gaston's Grill to open next week, employ 46

David and Charlie Gaston are expecting to carry on the tradition of The Alabama Grill in bigger and newer digs. More...

Thomasville High School class of 1957

The Thomasville High School class of 1957 met after 50 years on Aug. 18, 2007, at Ezell's Fish Camp in Lavaca. Quite a few laughs and quite a few tears were shared as some had not seen classmates in 50 years. More...

School

School News

Being involved looks great on college applications

Well, I don't know about all of you, but these cool mornings have definitely been refreshing! Speaking of refreshing, it is good to be a senior this week at Thomasville High School! Thanks to Mr. More...

Trike-A-Thon to be held to raise funds for St. Jude

Children attending Education Station, 318 West Front Street in Thomasville, will be working to raise money to help other children. On Oct. 4 from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., preschoolers will be riding their tricycles to raise funds for St. More...

Wilcox schools share in $5 million award

Wilcox County Schools were a part of the 316 public schools across Alabama that received rewards for improved academic performance. Gov. Bob Riley joined members of the state school board on Thursday, Sept. More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Archie Samuel Keel, to Caryn Elizabeth Horsley; Levi Travis Norris, to Crystal Nicole McKinley; Anthony Earl Parker, to Latoya Shunte Gordon; Kenneth Neal Bennet, to Elizabeth Kay Patrick; Christopher La'Vennie Cal More...

OBITUARIES

Samuel Lamar Loftin Samuel Lamar Loftin, 60, of Demopolis, died Tuesday, September 11, 2007, at his home. Mr. Loftin was born Jan. 19, 1947, in Thomasville. He was director of operations of Rock- Tenn Co. More...

TPD report

Arrests listed from the Thomasville Police Department for the week of Sept. More...