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January 3, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

County youth leadership program wins start-up grant

Leadership Clarke County announced this week that it has received a grant from the Rural Alabama Initiative program in the amount of $11,750 to launch a youth leadership program. More...

Special Sections

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Revival Magnolia Assembly of God, located on County Road 29 better known as Allen Road, will kick off the New Year with a revival starting Jan 13, with Evangelist David Copeland from Lanett. Services will begin Sunday at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. More...

Pineview Sunday School

Sunday, Dec. 23 Windell Sheffield, Cliff Scarbrough, Winston Parden, John Reaves, Clarence Newton, Frank Jackson, Jack Day, Billy Kennedy. Sunday, Dec. More...

Spiritual Reflections

Will your seed grow wheat or weeds?

Ezekiel 33 tells the watch - man to warn those who are perishing. If he warns them and they listen, they are saved. If he warns them, and they ignore him, they perish, and their blood is on them. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Mary Louise 'Lil' Norris Fikes Mary Louise "Lil" Norris Fikes, 85, of Dixons Mills, died Monday, December 24, 2007. Mrs. Fikes was a native and lifelong resident of Dixons Mills. More...

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Charles Gene Rice, to Tonya Marcia Rice; Kenneth Wayne Hamilton, to Destiny Dawn Overstreet; David M. Anderson, to Kim D. Tipton; Howard W. Bedsole Jr., to Martha H. More...

T'ville schools part of state ACCESS grant

With the beginning of the new year, 100 more high schools across Alabama are getting connected to the state's ACCESS Distance Learning Program. ACCESS stands for Alabama Connecting Classrooms, Educators and Students Statewide. More...

Nichols action in Iraq featured

Recently, Thomasville native Specialist Josh Nichols was quoted in a feature story produced by the Army. Nichols, a 1999 graduate of Thomasville High School, is serving in Iraq with the 2nd Infantry Division of the U.S. Army. More...

Bryant retires from schools

The Thomasville City School board held a moment of silence recognizing the recent death of Ann West Davis, who headed the gifted program for the school system. Davis was 62 years old. 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

Uniontown man killed in wreck

A single vehicle accident led to a Uniontown man's death Sunday. Joseph Alex Wilson, 52, of Uniontown ran off the road on Hwy. 5 about five miles south of Catherine, sometime around 5:45 a.m., according to state trooper reports. More...

Thomasville Police report

The Thomasville Police Department filed felony charges against the following people last week: Chad Germaine Welch - escape, Latonya Lashay Pritchett - domestic violence, Eddie Ray Clarke - burglary. More...

Smith story correction

Emily Smith was awarded the lifetime acheivement award at the Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce's Christmas parade awards banquet last week. More...

Sports

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Reflections, thanks and comments

As I am sitting down to write this week's column, the close of another year is at hand and the beginning of a brand new one is only a matter of hours away. More...

Landrum makes second appearance on Super 12

The ASWA released its 2007 All-State Football selections this past week including a dozen top players from across the state that were designated as the ASWA Super 12. More...

2008 winter baseball clinic coming soon

The nineteenth annual Thomasville Winter Baseball Clinic is scheduled for Saturday, January 19. More...