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December 27, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Firefighter of the Year

PHOTO SUBMITTED TVFD chief Mark Sims (left) presents the Firefighter of the Year award to Derrick D'Andrea. More...

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Editorials

Be careful out on the roads over holidays

In December of 2006, 1,076 people were killed in traffic crashes that involved at least one driver or motorcyclists with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 or higher, according to the National Highway Transportations Safety Administration. More...

Political Cartoon

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Alabama politics in 2007

As 2007 comes to an end let's look back at what happened politically in Alabama this year. More...

School

Students share the gift of love to senior citizens

The second grade students at Thomasville Elementary School recently visited the Thomasville Nursing Home and Country Oaks. The children presented gifts of love to the residents on behalf of all the students at Thomasville Elementary School. More...

FFCP tutoring program

Students at Faith Fellowship Community Outreach tutoring program enjoyed a Christmas party on Tuesday, Dec. 18, after completing their homework and enrichment. A total of 35 students were present for the festivities. More...

F.S. Ervin parenting workshop

"Take a closer look at your child's behavior and the methods used for discipline," was the topic Ernestine Jackson-Shakoor gave to the parents during a parental workshop held Tuesday, Dec. 17, at the monthly F.S. Ervin's PTO meeting. More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Darin James, to Sheila Marie Span; Raphael Devon Davis, to Jennifer Denise Thomas; Eldrid Ward, to Louise Dorcus Anderson; David Aldridge Jr., to Wonders Evone Clark; Ray C. Carson, to Lora A. More...

OBITUARIES

Nancy Ann Peppenhorst Nancy Ann Peppenhorst, 69, of Linden, died Friday, December 21, 2007, at DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa. Mrs. Peppenhorst was a homemaker and was a member of Linden Baptist Church. More...

Former T'ville doctor dies after car accident

Dr. Muhammed Nayeem, a long-time physician in Thomasville, died Dec. 20 after a single car accident in Tennessee. Nayeem was taken to a Chattanooga hospital where he succumbed to severe head injuries. More...

Smith honored for Christmas float winners

Emily Smith was awarded the lifetime achievement award at the Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce's Christmas parade awards banquet last week. Smith was instrumental producing Jack and Jill Daycare's winning floats for the past several years. More...

Spec building offers opportunity

Citing a belief that if you build it, they will come, economic development officials broke ground on what will become a new speculative building in Thomasville. More...

Calendar

AREA CALENDAR

City league basketball registration The Thomasville Recreation Department will hold registration for the city league basketball program at the new recreation office, 2285 Bashi Road, formerly the Lower Dixie Timber building Thursday, Jan. More...

People

Forgery suspect caught at Thomasville gas station

Ron Bagette, chief inspector with the Clarke County Sheriff's Department was working Christmas Day in Thomasville. "I noticed a subject in a burgundy Ford Explorer that looked a lot like subject that we had warrants on," he said. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's Office delivers Christmas

The Clarke County Sheriff's Office delivered Christmas gifts to children who may not be as fortunate as others this Christmas. The deliveries were made possible by the donations of toys and gifts by citizens of Clarke County. More...

Heating bill help available

The Community Action Agency of Baldwin, Escambia, Clarke, Monroe and Conecuh counties is processing applications to assist low-income families with their heating bill. More...

Religion

Do the good you ought to in the new year

"Happy New Year!" We have been in Africa for a year. It has been said that, "time flies when you are having fun." If that is true, then I have been having more fun than I realized. The year 2007 has been "The Year of Changes. More...

Mission sponsors families at Christmas

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO The Pine Hill Mission Food Bank and Out-Reach Program sponsored 17 families at Christmas this year. More...

Church Calendar

Fifth Saturday singing Dickinson Baptist Church will host a fifth Saturday night singing at 7 p.m., Dec. 29. Pastor James "Skeeter" Parnell invites everyone to attend. More...

Sports

Searching for the answer

Less than a week ago now when I sat down to write my column for last week's paper, my mind was focused on the bomb shell that had just been dropped on the world of Major League Baseball when the long awaited Mitchell report was finally made public. More...

Lady Tigers even mark at 2-2

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers traveled to Butler on Tuesday, December 18, and defeated the Choctaw County High School Lady Tigers 50 - 38. More...

Tiger varsity wins thriller 75-74

The Thomasville High School boys' varsity basketball team, trailing for almost the entire game, came from behind to take a 75 - 74 road win over the Choctaw County High School varsity boys this past Tuesday, December 18. More...