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November 8, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Former Sweet Water coach indicted on sex crimes

Former Sweet Water football coach Guy Bubba Nall, 39, has been charged with multiple sex crimes, according to published reports. More...

Union protesting at New Era

The Teamsters union is alleging that black employees at New Era Cap Co.'s Mobile plant are being discriminated against and also said workers reported "sweatshop"-like conditions at the company's Jackson plant. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

More talk not really the cure for area

OUR VIEW

What do politicians like to do? Talk. They love to discuss, debate, make pronouncements and promises. Politicians were doing more of that in Camden Tuesday with the unveiling of the Regional Action Commission for this area. More...

Making the big decisions

Have you ever looked back at the decisions you've made in life and the things that were outside of your control that happened to shape it? More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

School

Early dismissal on Friday

Hello again everyone! I just have a few announcements this week for you. First off, play offs are here! Thomasville will play Beauregard this Friday at Anderson Field! As always, kick off is at 7 p.m. Good luck Tigers! More...

Juniorettes visit nursing home

The 2007- 2008 Juniorettes had a great time on October 27 when they paid a visit to the residents of Thomasville Nursing Home. They traveled from room to room chatting with residents who greatly enjoyed the company. More...

Boys and Girls Club gets visit from TVFD

The Learning Lab Preschool students at The Boys and Girls Club had a month filled with activities in September. The letters of the month were A, D and U. The children enjoyed bringing an item to share that began with one of these letters. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Joshua Wayne Hill Joshua Wayne Hill, 24, of Thomasville died Tuesday, October 30, 2007, in Meridian, Miss. Mr. Hill was born Oct. 24, 1983 in Camden. He was an assistant production manager with Mississippi Railcar. More...

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Evans Robinson, to Willie F. Williams, Earnest Lee Mitchell, to Gloria Jean Robinson; Brian Roger Carroll, to Bonnie Carol Brunson; Jamie Dee Jones, to April Latrice Cade. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County jail include: Troy Allen Beck, child support, arrested by the Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. Micah Charles Buchanan, parole violation/breaking and entering, arrested by Life Tech. More...

T'ville Christmas parade on deck for December 1

It's time once again to begin the preparations for Thomasville's annual Christmas Parade that will take place Dec. 1. "Each year the parade gets bigger and better," said Edmon McKinley chairman of the parade. More...

Rural Action Commission gets started

State officials with the Alabama Rural Action Commission (ARAC) stressed Tuesday that regional volunteers will have the ear of Governor Bob Riley to press their concerns for the future of the southwest region. More...

THS program to honor veterans

All area veterans are invited to a Veterans Day reception and program Thursday, Nov. 8, at Thomasville High School. The reception will be held at 1:45 p.m. in the school library. The program will follow at 2:30 p.m. More...

Gulf State Park pier construction about to commence

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) announced today construction to rebuild the Gulf State Park Pier will begin in mid November. The original pier, destroyed by Hurricane Ivan on Sept. More...

Calendar

AREA CALENDAR

Honoring Our Troops All area veterans are invited to a Veterans Day reception and program Thursday, Nov. 8, at Thomasville High School. The reception will be held at 1:45 p.m. in the school library. The program will follow at 2:30 p.m. More...

People

HIPPY Parent Educators hit the road

PHOTO SUBMITTED Representatives Thomas Jackson and Marc Keahey were present on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007, to give Parent Educators with the HIPPY Clarke County program an official "send-off" for their first home visits. More...

Rambling Rose Charity Run is Saturday

The Rambling Rose Charity 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run will be this Saturday, starting at 8 a.m. for the 5K and 8:45 a.m. for the fun run. Twenty five racers competed in the 5K run in 2006, with Matt Curtner-Smith the overall winner. More...

Pioneer Day is Saturday

A variety of old-fashioned fun is planned at the Clarke County Museum's Eighth Annual Pioneer Day scheduled Saturday, Nov. 10 on the museum grounds in Grove Hill. The free event, held on the Museum grounds from 9 a.m. More...

Religion

Ask and keep on asking God for whatever you need

We are approaching the end of the rainy season in Tamale, and it has been unusually wet. More...

CALENDAR

Miracle service Magnolia Assembly of God, County Road 29 (Allen Road), will have a special Friday night miracle service at 7 p.m., Nov. 9, with Wendell and Ann Rowan of Fairhope. For more information call Pastor David Moore at 251-275-3361. More...

Attend fall mission festival

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO The Christian Fellowship Club of Thomasville Baptist Church attended the Fall Mission Festival at World Song in Cook Springs, on Oct. 25, near Birmingham. More...

Sports

Turnovers do in Tigers against CCHS

The Thomasville Tigers; playing host to arch rival Clarke County this past Friday, November 2, before one of the largest crowds ever at D. F. More...

Bulldogs bite ACA 40-7

The Sweet Water Bulldogs, who were on the road in Tuscaloosa this past Friday, November 2, extended their consecutive game win streak to 21 games when they defeated the American Christian Patriots 40 - 7. More...

Pump up the volume

Iam not certain just how many of you, who read this column, are able to attend football games on a consistent basis. But, I would speculate that there are a good many of you who do. More...


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