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January 17, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Long-lost letters returned to Clarke County family

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EMA, federal training money is short

The Clarke County Emergency Management Agency plans to sponsor another countywide emergency preparedness exercise in 2008. The problem is a lack of funding from the federal Department of Homeland Security. More...

Rachel's Challenge shown to students

An emotional program was presented to Thomasville High School and Middle School students Thursday at the THS Gym when a representative of Rachel's Challenge presented the students with the story of Rachel Scott. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Thinking regional is just the beginning

OUR VIEW

If regionalism isn't the big buzzword when it comes to economic development, we don't know what is. More...

Political Cartoon

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From the Editor's Desk

Go out and vote anyway

So the presidential primaries are in full swing and it looks like it's going to be a pretty tight race for the Republicans and Democrats. I don't know if I should be surprised or not. Probably none of us should be surprised. More...

School

School News

Make the best of semester

Thomasville High School students were welcomed back last Tuesday to some rather inspiring artwork. It seems as though THS has a resident artist who decided to spruce up life and inspire us to all do our best. More...

TMS announces second nine-weeks honors

Fifth grade A honor roll: Harlie Dakota Baswell, Beau Alexander Bedwell, Quarnaism Lillian Boykins, Kelley Nicole Byrd, Shanterikia Tranae Cade, Nathanael Clay Carroll, Jessica Dynelle Dean, Katherine Megginson Dixon, Ashley Maria Dunn, Kelli Br More...

Honor rolls listed by Sweet Water High School

Second nine-weeks honor rolls First grade All A's: Morgan Brunson, Faith Campbell, Shelby Cave, Kendarious Dunson, Dakota Garner, Ashley Jenkins, Keidrick Jones, Brooke Lawrence, Harley Loper, Alissa McGilberry, Melissa McPeek, Dyland Mendha More...

Sports

Tigers suffer first loss of season

The Thomasville High School varsity basketball team, which was ranked number five in the state at the time, suffered their first loss of the season this past Friday, January 11, falling to the Jackson High School Aggies 49 - 48 on the Aggies home More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

They make it happen

For the past two weeks and again this week we have had articles in this paper regarding the annual Thomasville Winter Baseball Clinic. More...

Hunters can help feed the hungry

Now that Alabama's lengthy white-tailed deer season is only three weeks from ending, many hunters have already taken enough deer to fill their freezers. More...

MLK Day march, service Monday

The Dravitan Club of Thomasville extends an invitation to everyone in the surrounding area to join in an observance celebration honoring the memories of Reverand Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to be held Monday, Jan. 21 at Williams Temple C.M.E. More...

Delivered again

These letters from the turn of the century were recently discovered in the back of a filing cabinet and returned to the surviving family members in Clarke County. More...

Tornadoes hit area Thursday

Heavy storms spawned several tornadoes throughout the region. One twister was spotted in the southern part of Thomasville, while Johnny Autery captured this funnel cloud after it lifted off the ground four miles east of More...

Hwy. 84 wreck fatal

A Sweet Water man was killed Jan. 10 in a two-vehicle collision west of Monroeville on Highway 84. According to the State Troopers office in Evergreen, Richard Todd McKay, 41, of Sweet Water, More...

Calendar

AREA CALENDAR

Diamond Club meeting The Thomasville High School Diamond Club will meet Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 6:30 p.m., in the Thomasville Middle School cafeteria. For more information call 636-5673. More...

People

1099-G forms can be printed online

As of Jan. 9, those who have received unemployment compensation benefits in Alabama will be able to access and print their 1099-G tax document from the Alabama Department of Industrial Relations website. More...

Thank you

There are not words to express our gratitude, your kind words, visits, prayers, food, flowers and every act of kindness shown during our loss. Thank you. James Floyd Pugh family More...

Thank you

On behalf of Community Study Club, I wish to express our sincere appreciation to the entire county for all the support received for the Mobile Symphony Youth Orchestra Concert. More...

Religion

Spiritual Reflections

'Swinging ministry' shares Jesus with kids

There are about two dozen large trees in our compound in Tamale, Ghana, and there are at least six or seven children that live within our walls. It occurred to me that something was missing. There were no swings. More...

Pilots for Christ benefit singing features Chuck Wagon Gang

The world-famous Chuck Wagon Gang will be appearing in a free benefit concert for Pilots for Christ, Inc., at Nettles Auditorium on the campus of Alabama Southern Community College, Highway 21 in Monroeville on Friday, February 8. More...

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. Service will be held Sunday at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Micki Causey Micki Causey, 51, of Mobile, died Tuesday, January 8, 2008, at her home. Mrs. Causey was born April 16, 1956 in Butler. She was a former paralegal. The funeral was held at 2 p.m., Friday, Jan. More...

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Jesse Levi Pike, to Sunni Lynn Huggins; James E. Pipkin Jr., to Gwen Moore Price. Marriage license applications are just that-applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Thomasville Police report

The Thomasville Police Department charged Vicki Lanora Pritchett with felony theft of property this week. More...


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