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January 31, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Gas settlement

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day (right) receives a check Tuesday for $127,000 from Tommy Horsley, general manager with the Clarke Mobile Counties Gas District. More...

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Get out and vote on Feb. 5

The presidential primary in Alabama is Feb. 5. We hope you will go out and vote for the candidate you think will be the best choice for leading our nation for the next four years. Many challenges lay ahead for our next president. More...

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From the Editor's Desk

Your vibrating brains

It's amazing what we can learn about stuff. Bridgett's reading a book called "Your Brain on Music" and it claims that your brain will vibrate at the same frequency as the tone you are hearing. More...

Religion

Spiritual Reflections

Call for help if you lose your way

Before we came to Ghana we were told that if we died on the mission field, it would most likely be as the result of an auto accident. More...

Pineview Sunday School

Sunday, Jan.27

Ben Pugh, Joe Clayton, Frank Jackson, Winston Parden, Windell Sheffield, Clarence Newton, John Reaves, Robert Dement, Billy Kennedy, Cordell Hutto, Ralph Smyly, Jack Day and John Wayne Overstreet. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Marriage and singles banquet Mt. Zion #2 Baptist Church in Grove Hill will host a marriage and singles banquet at 7 p.m., Feb. 16 at Preschool Unlimited (the old skating rink in Jackson) Guest speaker will be Pastor Effelle Williams of Selma. More...

Sports

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Cossie Lee Pate, to Tracye Lakey Morrissette; Bradley S. Watson, to Carly Renee Williams; Jamareus S. Sampson, to Dynita L. Worthy; Eddie Joe Smith, to Monique Simone Law. More...

Lady Tigers claim area title

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger basketball team picked up a 33 - 25 win over the Jackson High School Lady Aggies on Tuesday, January 22, to lay claim to the 4A Area I title. More...

Varsity finishes second

Tigers split in tourney

The Thomasville High School Varsity basketball team wound up with a split in the Clarke County Tournament played at Clarke County High School in Grove Hill last week. With the split the Tigers finished second in the tournament. More...

fire station bid approved

A second round of bidding for work at Thomasville's fire station #2 has met with council approval. The city has been working for many months to expand the fire station located at the corner of Old Hwy. 5 and Joe Davis Industrial Blvd. More...

New urban forester has plans for the future

There's a new urban forester in town. Jack Rowe came to Thomasville and started working out of the Ala-Tom Resource Conservation and Development office in Thomasville a few weeks ago. More...

Primary is Feb. 5

Presidentail Primary voting in Alabama has moved to a new date this year. Primary voting will take place Tuesday, Feb. 5. All normal polling places will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Singing Valentines A group of festive singers will deliver Valentine wishes in song at the location you request with a minimum of two songs between 10:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 14. More...

People

Chamber Board gathers

The Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce announced its new board of directors recently. Pictured (front row, from left): Dr. More...

Career techincal classes recognized for efforts

Students and faculty in the six career and technical education classes at Thomasville High School will celebrate February as National Career and Technical Education Month. More...

Carroll-Brunson wed in Fulton church

Bonnie Carol Brunson and Brian Roger Carroll were united in marriage Saturday, Nov. 17, 2007 at First Baptist Church of Fulton. Rev. Michael Bedsole performed the 2 p.m. ceremony. Dr. John Copeland performed the opening prayer. More...

School

THS, ASCC get Ala-Tom grant

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System funded by Resource Conservation and Development has awarded Thomasville High School and Alabama Southern Community College a $5,000 grant. More...

School News

First week in February has lots of deadlines in store

"Be a real person" and "The key to success is failure" the anonymous artist strikes again! Congratulations to the Bteam boys on a great record of 18-0! The boys defeated the Clarke County bulldogs on Monday night in Grove Hill. More...

TMS Scholar's Bowl Team wins Baker meet

On Saturday, Jan. 26, six members of Thomasville Middle School's Scholars' Bowl team attended a Middle School Scholastic Challenge in Mobile. The meet was held at Baker High School and included teams from six other schools. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Margure Bass Margure Bass, 93, of Whatley, died January 19, 2008 at her home. Mrs. Bass was a homemaker and was a member of Indian Ridge Baptist Church. The funeral was held at 2 p.m., Jan. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

The following arrests were booked through the Clarke County Jail over the past week. George Dumas, 67, domestic harassment, disorderly conduct, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...

Civil cases in circuit court

The civil jury term began in Clarke County Circuit Court Monday. A wrongful death suit, which was originally filed in 2004, is on Judge Thomas Baxter's docket. More...