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January 24, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Louisiana-Pacific OSB mill almost ready

Construction work is "substantially complete" on the Louisiana-Pacific OSB mill near Thomasville and it is expected that the first board will be produced sometime in late February. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Opportunities will still be around even in recession

Will the U.S. Economy really fall into a recession as many fear? Certainly the implosion of the mortgage industry is sending large ripples throughout the rest of the economy, but what does that ultimately mean for us here in Thomasville? More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Riley wants $7 million to oust Dems

Gov. Bob Riley wants to rid the state legislative halls of Democrats and he is leading the charge to raise $7 million to start the job in the 2010 elections. More...

Religion

Spiritual Reflections

Let God wash away the dust and dirt

When we recently returned from Abidjan in the Ivory Coast we discovered that something else had returned. It is called the "Harmatan." It is a great cloud of dust that moves across most of West Africa like a brown shadow covering everything. More...

Sullivan appreciation day set

The St. Stephens Baptist Church and Victory Grove Pentecostal Church of Wagarville, along with family and friends invite everyone to a day of celebration in honor of Jerry Sullivan at 11 a.m., Feb 3, at the St. Stephens Baptist Church in St. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Guest speaker Minister Jack Watters will be preaching at 11 a.m., Feb. 10, at Spencer Chapel CME Church in Fulton. Church pastor, Rev. Lashuer, invites everyone. More...

Sports

Thibodeaux's spike

Seven and a half-year old Easton Thibodeaux killed this spike on Jan. 5 while hunting with his dad at the foot of Rock Hill at his Paw Paw's old place. More...

Brooks' first deer

While hunting with his PawPaw Darryl, 7-yearold Garrett Brooks of Thomasville recently landed his first deer. More...

Megginson's first

Thomasville Elementary School third grader, Hayden Megginson, 9, landed his first deer on Nov. 30 while hunting with his dad. The deer weighed in at 175 pounds and had 9 points. More...

County seeking help with inmate healthcare at jail

The Clarke County Commission approved Monday beginning the process for a contract with Southern Health Partners (SHP) of Chattanooga, Tenn. for providing healthcare services for the County Jail. More...

Snow blankets T'ville

Jack Binkerd (left) gets hit with a snowball as Jake Lewis (right) prepares a snowball during the snowstorm Saturday in Thomasville. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Relay captains' kick-off meeting During the 2007 Thomasville American Cancer Society Relay for Life, volunteers raised more than $109,000. More...

People

Midsouth Psychological Services

The Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for the newly opened offices of Dr. Nina E. Tocci doing business as Midsouth Psychological Services, Inc. The office is located on Wilson Avenue in downtown Thomasville. More...

Pine Hill seeking $375,000 for sewer field expansion

Pine Hill will be seeking a $375,000 grant for expanding its sewer treatment spray field. "ADEM is demanding that we increase our spray field," said Mayor Harry Mason. More...

Snow day facts

Highway 69 in Clarke County and county roads north of Highway 84 were closed for several hours Saturday by the Alabama Department of Transportation and the Clarke County Road Department due to the snow and ice. More...

School

THS announces first semester honor rolls

Ninth grade All A's: Shontyeria Burks, Crystal Calhoun, Taylor Gilchrist, Belinda Jackson, Michael Newton, Mary Beth Nichols, Lindsey Overstreet Chloe Rush, Brett Skelton, Kristen Slade, Kenneth Van Wyck and Rachel Wright. More...

School News

Beauty review practice is under way

After a nice, long weekend, we're back in action here at Thomasville High School. And we are definitely busy! Those who have not paid their prom fees need to remember the current price is $75. Senior ad information is due by Feb. 8. More...

Sweet Water SGA travels to Livingston

Sweet Water High School students attended the Third District SGA Conference held in Livingston at the University of West Alabama Friday, Jan. 18. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Samuel Edward Barr Samuel Edward Barr, 89, of Mena, Ark., died Sunday, January 13, 2008, at Rich Mountain Nursing Home and Rehab in Mena. Mr. Barr was born Jan. 24, 1918 in Nanafalia. He was a retired rural mail carrier. More...

PHPD report

The Pine Hill Police Department filed the following charges last week: Timothy Wrights of Thomasville - resisting arrest, Donald Shamburger of Pine Hill - DUI, Andre Davis of Thomasville - failure to pay, Sheronita Love of Pine Hill - criminal More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department charged Nathaniel Rhyne Broadus with felony third degree burglary this week on a warrant from Mobile County. More...


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