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November 15, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Pope out of prison after murder plea

Angela Ingram Pope of Bashi, who pleaded guilty to murder in 2000, was released from prison on Oct. 24. She is out on what is called a supervised re-entry program. More...

Business open house

Many Thomasville area business members of the Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce will be holding an open house this Sunday, Nov. 18. More...

Pay raise for county's employees approved

The Clarke County Commission approved Tuesday a three percent raise for county employees. This will not include public officials, said Commission Chairman Joe Hunt. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

No real concern over the drought

OUR VIEW

If you go to Atlanta, Ga. right now you might notice something. Most water fountains are not running. They're dry as a bone right now. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Making more decisions

From the Editor's Desk

Last week I wrote about making decisions and how sometimes you know they're the big life-altering ones. More...

Religion

Delight in life's hardships

Spiritual Reflections

While I was writing this Peggy told me that she had the phones, and I told her that if she'd take two Tylenol PM's before bed she'd be fine by morning. More...

CALENDAR

94th b'day celebration Tommie D. Kennedy will celebrate her 94th birthday with a reception Sunday, Nov. 18, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Dickinson Baptist Church. Church pastor, James "Skeeter" Parnell, invites everyone to join in the celebration. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Jane Alice Etheredge Jane Alice Etheredge, 76, of Sweet Water, died Sunday, November 4, 2007, at USA Medical Center in Mobile. Mrs. Etheredge was born Feb. 11, 1931 in Selma. More...

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Mikel Lorenzo Johnson, to Kimiya Kazaine Gamble. Marriage license applications are just that-applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. Property deeds listed Dated Nov. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department arrested and charged Travis Sentel Stubbs with burglary second degree and possession of a controlled substance. Thomasville lawmen also arrested and charged Derrick Deforest Davis with obstructing justice. More...

Hilton-Simplex building gets another look

An industrial client will be coming to look at the former Hilton-Simplex building off Hwy. 43 in Thomasville, Mayor Sheldon Day said at Tuesday night's council meeting. More...

Gas lawsuit settled for $4 million

Clarke-Mobile Counties Gas District has settled a 10-yearold lawsuit against two companies that has a total value of $4 million to the locally owned natural gas utility. More...

Times holiday deadlines

The Thomasville Times office will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday Nov. 23 in observance of Thanksgiving. Please note: all advertising and news deadlines will be Friday, Nov. 16, at 12 p.m. More...

In the Asylum

PHOTO BY ARTHUR MCLEAN Valaria Tocci, John Thornton Jr., and Jeff Shewmake perform in the Thomasville High School drama team's performance of "Asylum" Thursday night. More...

Calendar

AREA CALENDAR

Thanksgiving bake sale A Thanksgiving bake sale will be held beginning at 9 a.m., Friday, Nov. 16, at the Bank of Pine Hill, 3939 Broad Street in Pine Hill. Proceeds will benefit the Town of Pine Hill Museum. More...

People

DYS receives accreditation

PHOTO BY ARTHUR MCLEAN The Thomasville REACH Program received it's accreditation certificate last week from the Commission on Accreditation for Corrections. The accreditation is awarded for three years at a time. More...

Lions offering "Lunch with Santa"

The Thomasville Lions Club is sponsoring "Lunch with Santa" immediately following the Christmas Parade in the old city gymnasium from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 1st. The event includes a pizza lunch with a drink and a cookie. More...

Lions welcome new members

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO The Thomasville Lions Club recently welcomed new members. Pictured above, front row, from left are: Patty Swanson, Julie Henson, Carl Murray and Rick Christner. More...

School

Blood drive to be held at library, Thursday, Nov. 29

School News

Wow! It has certainly been an exciting week at Thomasville High! It seems as if everyday there has been an outstanding display of how great our students really are! To begin with, Thomasville High held an assembly on Thursday, Nov. More...

F.S. Ervin Elementary School announces first nine-week honors

First grade All A's: Toya Brunae Atwood, Chassidy Jabre' Johnson, Kevin Nicholson and Tyson Kenyon Shamburger. First grade A and B honor roll: Ka-Liaysha Monique Alexander, Zia Ketorrian Austin, Keontae Armone Blount, Jamichael Jr. More...

Sports

THS defeats Beauregard 38-17

The Thomasville Tigers got three big plays from their special teams unit in route to a 38 - 17 victory over the Beauregard Hornets in the first round of the AHSAA State playoffs Friday, November 9. The game, which was played at D. F. More...

Sweet Water rolls past Providence 68-7

The Sweet Water Bulldog offense continued its torrid pace racking up 510 total yards in its 68 - 7 win over the Providence Christian Eagles in the first round of the AHSAA State Playoffs this past Friday, November 9. More...

Doing what they love

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Ihad a good friend who once told me that a person should seek an occupation that they enjoyed regardless of what it paid and the money would follow. More...


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