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November 22, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

THS, MHS and Sweet Water players up for honors

Several area high school football players are among the 42 finalists for the state's Mr. Football award as well as being finalists for the Back and Lineman of the Year in the six AHSAA classifications and the AISA. More...

Money's still tight for school system

The Thomasville Board of Education heard a financial report that shows the school system is now not keeping a fund balance that meets the minimum required by state regulations. More...

Food prices increasing in Alabama in November

Seasonal price increases for fresh produce offset savings on meat and poultry in November as Alabama food prices rose 1.1 percent. More...

Deer hunting season likely to be more challenging

Options for Alabama's deer hunters are going to be limited once the gun season opened Nov. 17. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Iron Bowl: the myths and legends

November 21, 2007: It's Alabama vs. Auburn weekend in Alabama. It is the fiercest of college football rivalries. It is the game of the year. It is a state civil war that divides friends and even families. It is bragging rights for the entire year. More...

There's a lot to be thankful for in 2007

It's Thanksgiving. What do we have to be thankful for? Here's a short list. A new industry about to start up and employ about 100 people in good paying jobs just south of town. New small businesses in town and expanding local businesses. More...

Saluting women veterans

From the Editor's Desk

Ireceived a phone call Monday afternoon that made me cringe. On the other end of the line was a very nice lady who wanted to bring up a point about my story on the veterans Memorial Day lunch I wrote in last week's newspaper. More...

Religion

Don't settle for imitation

Spiritual Reflections

I'm resting, after not watching the baseball playoffs, college football or the NFLon TV. I'm ok, but I'm worried about Peggy. She is doing something with a goat's bladder and some skin from a pig. More...

CALENDAR

Homecoming date changed Forest Springs Baptist Church in Morvin has changed the homecoming date from the second Sunday in August to the second Sunday in October 2008. More...

Sports

Tigers outscore Fayette 58-34

The Thomasville Tigers piled up 532 yards of offense on their way to a 58 - 34 victory over the Fayette County Tigers in the second round of the AHSAA State Playoffs last Friday, November 16, at D. F. Anderson Field in Thomasville. More...

Cherish the moment and be thankful

Taking Names and Keeping Score

By the time most of you read this week's column the process of preparing a traditional Thanksgiving meal will have already begun at your house or you will be on the way to the home of someone else in the family where the traditional meal will be sh More...

Bulldogs pull away from Pirates 52-12

The Sweet Water Bulldogs overcame a turnover plagued first half and defeated the St. Jude Pirates 52 - 12 this past Friday, November 16 in their playoff game which was played in Montgomery on the campus of Catholic High School. More...

Fall Color

PHOTO BY ARTHUR MCLEAN The Thomasville area got a splash of fall color with the colors seeming to peak this past week. This view seemed to be the most common with bursts of color set against the evergreen backdrop of pines in the area. More...

Schools get distance-learning grant

PHOTO BY ARTHUR MCLEAN Congressman Artur Davis presents a $209,000 grant check to Thomasville City School officials Monday. More...

Correction

In the "Asylum" play photo printed in last week's newspaper, Valaria King was misidentified as Valeria Tocci. We apologize for the error. More...

Man in critical after wreck

A Coffeeville man is listed in critical condition at USA Medical Center in Mobile following a one-vehicle accident on Highway 84 at 2:30 a.m. Sunday. More...

Clarke County trooper honored

The Alabama Retail Association presented Alabama State Trooper Darrell Linder with the 2007 "Law Enforcement Officer of the Year," or LEO Award. More...

Calendar

AREA CALENDAR

Historical society to meet Sunday, Nov. 25 The Clarke County Historical Society will meet at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 25, at Grove Hill Town Hall. The program will be a "show and tell" format. More...

People

One week is left to enter 2007 Christmas parade

There's one week left to register floats in 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...

THS wins sportsmanship award

PHOTO BY ARTHUR MCLEAN Coach Jack Hankins (left), THS principal Kyle Ferguson (center) and athletic director Donnie Fendley show off the Central Alabama Officials Association Sportsmanship Award that was presented to Thomasville High School this week More...

Southwest Alabama Chamber sponsoring decorating contest

The Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce is asking the merchants and residents of Thomasville to join in the season of celebration by joining in a Christmas decorating contest this year. More...

School

THS students are counting their many blessings

School News

Thomasville City School students are enjoying a nice three day Thanksgiving holiday this week. And what are they thankful for? Well, for one they are thankful for those mighty, mighty TIGERS! More...

Monroe Intermediate announces honor rolls

Monroe Intermediate School second six-weeks honor rolls are: First grade All A's: Keyshawn Gates, Jasmine Cheeseboro and Terrill Jones. First grade A and B honor roll: Tonae Gates and Cadarius Patrick. More...

Teen library winners

Prize winners announced for the Teen Read Week celebration at Thomasville Public Library. Pictured from left are: Flossie McCray, Christopher Harvell, Jessica Bridges and Gina Wilson - director. Not shown are Justyn Harris and Sarah Gunter. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Jimmy Ray O'Bryant Jimmy Ray O'Bryant, 69, of Thomasville, died Sunday, November 18, 2007, at UAB Hospital in Birmingham. Mr. O'Bryant was born Sept. 29, 1938 in Gordo. More...

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Alexander D. Blanks Sr., to Kimberly L. Rice. Clifton Davis Carter, to Pandal Petrice Petty. Derek Lane Chancey, to Alicia Leeann Fuller. Terrell James, to Cassandra Demetria McCurdy. More...

Clarke County Sheriffs report

The following arrests were booked through the Clarke County Jail over the past week. Miranda Armstead, disorderly conduct, arrested by Grove Hill Police Dept. More...


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