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September 27, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Family Security breaks ground

PHOTO BY STAFF Family Security Credit Union held its groundbreaking with city and community officials recently. The credit union will be constructing a new office on Hwy. More...

County takes out a loan to pay the bills for 2007

The Clarke County Commission voted Tuesday to recess until Oct. 1 to pass the fiscal 2008 budget. Anne Deloise Morris, county administrator, said the budget was not yet finished. More...

Fire alert lifted in 17 counties

Earlier this week Linda Casey, State Forester of Alabama, rescinded the Fire Alert for the 17 counties in the northwest part of the state. More...

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Come celebrate Kathryn Tucker Windham

OUR VIEW

If you can, you should make it out to Alabama Southern's Thomasville campus Saturday. They'll be celebrating the life and works of Kathryn Tucker Windham. And what's not to celebrate. More...

Getting a zoom's eye view

From the Editor's Desk

Ahandful of games into the football season things are turning out to be pretty interesting. Thomasville's coming along with the Tigers seeming to get better with every game. More...

School

THS gets distance learning grant funds from state

Thomasville High School learned in August that it had been chosen among 100 additional schools in the state to receive ACCESS (Alabama Connecting Classrooms, Educators and Students Statewide) equipment. More...

Student body gets to wear jeans this Friday

School News

Wow! Life has been very busy here at Thomasville High School. Coming off of a week of graduation exams, our students are excited to get back into the routine. In the words of Mr. Ferguson, "How 'bout them Tigers? More...

Mu Alpha Theta inducts new members

Mu Alpha Theta inducted the following new members at Thomasville High School on Sept. 18: Andrew Ault, Desirea Bettis, Quent Briggins, CeCe Chapman, La'Corsha Clarke, Brooke Dosier, Kelly Gates, Deion Johns, Valeria King, More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Mary Louise McCants Collier Mary Louise McCants Collier, 61, of Annemanie died September 13, 2007. Mrs. Collier was born May 28, 1946, in Escambia County, Atmore, to the Rev. Paul James McCants and Rubie Mae McCants. More...

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Albert Coley Andrews II, to Catherine Lynn Davis; James Kevin Green, to Misty Lynn Costello. Marriage license applications are just that-applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail include: Dalvin Dontae Barnes, possession of controlled substance, arrested by Jackson Police Dept. Gadonna D. More...

Day, Allen spar over budget

Council member Charles Allen and Mayor Sheldon Day again locked horns over money when the city council considered its 2008 budget. "My concerns is this last minute board approval," Allen said during the council work session. More...

Low altitude

PHOTO BY ARTHUR MCLEAN A Lightships advertising blimp flies low over downtown Thomasville Monday, drawing the interest and fascination of many. More...

Windham event Saturday at ASCC

"Alabama, they say, is like one big front porch where folks gather on summer nights to tell tales and to talk family…The stories they tell are all alike in their Southern blend of exaggeration, humor, pathos, folklore and romanticism. More...

Principals report to school board

"Gotcha!" has become the byword at Thomasville High School and Thomasville Middle School. More...

Calendar

AREA CALENDAR

Litter Awareness Week Clarke County Litter Awareness Week continues through Sept. 29. Law officers will be stressing enforcement and ticketing offenders during this time. Keep an eye on litter. Don't add to it. Don't toss it. More...

People

Wilkins, Knight announce plans

Mr. and Mrs. Goeffrey Wilkins of Magnolia Springs announce the engagement of their daughter, Tausha Marie Wilkins, to Kristopher Todd Knight of Thomasville. More...

Horan, Garza to wed October 6

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Horan of Gulfport, Miss. announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Felicia Ann Horan, to Bobby Jarell Garza, son of Mr. and Mrs. Randy Smith of Thomasville and Robert Garza of Foley. More...

Hayes, Powell exchange vows

Arley Hayes and Jason Powell were married at 2 p.m., Aug. 25 at the Champion House in downtown Thomasville with Judge Bill Kimbrough officiating. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Scottie Hayes of Lasca and the groom is the son of Mr. More...

Sports

Tigers take control over Neal

The Thomasville Tigers piled up 406 yards on the ground and recorded another 79 yards through the air to defeat the W. S. Neal Blue Eagles 42 - 20 in a big regional match-up for both squads this past Friday, September 21. More...

Sweet Water dominates Linden 56-8

The Sweet Water Bulldogs out gained the visiting Linden Patriots 512 yards to 193 yards on their way to a 56 - 8 win last Friday, September 21. More...

The sounds of ignorance

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Ihave always been somewhat intrigued and amused by the inquiries and responses by members of the general public who call in to sports talk shows or sound off sections of the newspaper. More...


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