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November 29, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Two drug arrests over the week

Two drug arrests were made by Clarke County deputies over the past week. On Thanksgiving day, Nov. More...

Man killed in Dixons Mills

George Washington Lewis of Dixons Mills was killed last week when a four-wheeler he was driving collided with a Ford Ranger on Owl Lane in Dixons Mills, according to Highway Patrol reports. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Lt. Governor accused of a shake-down

Montgomery insurance executive John Goff has charged that former Lt. Gov. Steve Windom and some of his associates attempted to shake him down for $200,000-ayear in exchange for Windom's help in retaining his insurance contracts with the state. More...

Helping those who give help to others

OUR VIEW

to others Silver bells are ringing in town again this year as the Salvation Army's volunteers man little red kettles hoping to raise enough to help those in need this Christmas season. More...

Cutting out the middleman?

From the Editor's Desk

One of the funny things about having a Tivo system is that sometimes your TV just seems to land on odd channels at odd times. Of course, when that happens, you also catch odd things being broadcast. It's all kinda odd now that I think about it. More...

Religion

Obstacles are for a purpose

Spiritual Reflections

IIt had become my practice to teach perched on the front of a table in the classroom, rather than seated behind it, preferring that vantage point. More...

CALENDAR

Singing Antioch Baptist Church, Highway 43 between Grove Hill and Jackson, will host a singing at 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 30. Featured singer will be Terry Hall. Rev. Lon Baxter invites everyone. Come and bring a friend. More...

Sports

SWHS beats Wadley 39-7

The Sweet Water Bulldogs kept their perfect season going this past Friday, November 23, when they defeated the Wadley Bulldogs 39 - 7 in the quarterfinal round of the AHSAA State Playoffs. More...

Thomasville roars past Handley 49-12

The Thomasville Tigers took a 28 - 12 lead into halftime and then scored 21 unanswered points in the second half to defeat the Handley Tigers 49 - 12 in the quarterfinal round of the AHSAA State Playoffs this past Friday, November 23. More...

Time for coaching carrousel again

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Well the college football season is at that point now where most of the regular season games have been completed and what is left are the annual Army- Navy clash, conference championship games and for the classifications below Division I, the playo More...

Group to study airport potential

Thomasville was awarded a $1.12 million grant from the Alabama Department of Transportation last week to help pay for the creation of an access road into Thomasville's new south industrial park. "That brings our total amount of funding up to $2. More...

In their flying machines

PHOTO BY ANNE WILLIAMSON Young bicycle enthusiasts along with their parents oooo'ed and ahhhhhh'ed as the team of exhibition stunt riders held two performances in Thomasville Saturday afternoon. More...

County doing road, bridge review

Clarke County Engineer Sam Noble and the County Commission met Tuesday with State Representative Thomas Jackson for an overview of the county road and bridge system. More...

Calendar

AREA CALENDAR

Food drive Tiger Den No. 7 will host a food drive for the Salvation Army from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Dec. 1, in front of Wal-Mart in Thomasville. More...

People

Richerson uses her passion to help Marengo cheerleaders accomplish their goals

Ashley Richerson of Sweet Water became a member of the Alabama A&M University cheerleading squad on April 7. She currently holds the title of co-captain for the 2007-08 year as a sophomore. More...

Roy Waite with EMA speaks at Worthwhile Club's November meeting

The November 14 meeting of the Worthwhile Club was held in the clubroom. The president, Jane Erikson, called on Levinna Brown to lead the Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag. More...

President's reception

Judson College freshman Heather Hodge of Thomasville participated in the president's reception for new students and faculty recently. She is the daughter of Charles and Michelle Hodge and is a graduate of Thomasville High School. More...

School

It's time for graduation exams, class exams, ACT

School News

Benjamin Franklin once said, "He that can take rest is greater than he that can take cities." Well, if he was correct, then I must be one tough chick! I don't know about everyone else but I made sure to make the most of our Thanksgiving break! More...

Around the world in a day

Girl Scout Troop 8557 recently attended the Mobile International Festival. The Scouts enjoyed entertainment and foods from countries around the world. More...

Gifts for Ghana

Recently TMS students and teachers collected over 200 gift items (small toys and school supplies) to send to school children in Ghana, West Africa. The gifts are being shipped to Rev. and Mrs Pat Ozment, international missionaries in Tamale, Ghana. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Burie 'Bull' Dunning Jr. Burie "Bull" Dunning Jr., 63, of Dixons Mills died November 7, 2007. Mr. Dunning was born April 23, 1944, in Dixons Mills to Burie and Pearline Dunning Jr. More...

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Richard Ashley Hodge, to Marcia Kai Anderson. Marriage license applications are just that-applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. Property deeds listed Dated Nov. More...

Murder, manslaughter trials set to be heard

Separate murder, manslaughter and attempted murder cases are on the criminal jury term docket for Clarke County Circuit Court that starts Monday, Dec. 3. Trenton Juawan McClain is facing murder charges. More...