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February 7, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Judge DuBose gets suspended from the bench

The Alabama Administrative Office of Courts and local court officials have taken steps to ensure that the many civil and criminal cases on the dockets in the First Judicial Circuit will still be heard despite the suspension of Judge Stuart DuBose. More...

Grand Jury returns 249 indictments

The Clarke County Grand Jury returned 249 criminal indictments or "true bills" last week. The 249 included 188 felony charges and 61 misdemeanors. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

OUR VIEW

Sense of community binds us together

On this page this week, we have a letter from Harry Hodges offering his thanks to those who came out to help him and his neighbors after high winds ripped through the neighborhoods in the south end of town. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

From the Editor's Desk

Well, nobody's perfect

The Mobile Press Register beat me to the punch. I had this great column lined riffing on the Super Bowl with the tag line being nobody's perfect. Apparently a copy editor down there in Mobile had a similar thought process. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Gospel singing Mt. Vernon Baptist Church will hold a gospel singing at 6 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 16, featuring the Glory Road Quartet and others. The church is located 3 miles north of Thomasville on Highway 5. Everyone is invited to attend. More...

Spiritual Reflections

Worship is not what is around you

The name of the place was "Tudunkaya" or "Thorn Mountain." The church was packed with 90 believers. They did not speak English. The building was made of mud blocks. The rafters of rough-cut boards were visible against the tin roof. More...

Pineview Sunday School

Sunday, Feb 3

Windell Sheffield, Clarence Newton, Joe Clayton, Fred Hinson, Jack Day, John Wayne Overstreet, Billy Kennedy, John Reaves, Ralph Smyly and Winston Parden. More...

Sports

Lady Tigers split with CCHS, move to playoffs

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger basketball team began and ended the final week of the regular season with games against the Lady Bulldogs of Clarke County High School. More...

Tigers focus on the playoffs now

The Thomasville High School Varsity basketball team lost their final game of the regular season 63 - 56 to Clarke County on Friday, February 1. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Time to come in

Although it seems so long ago now, I can still distinctly remember as a young child hearing my mother's voice calling my brother and me in for supper somewhere around dusk every afternoon. More...

Violent storm blasts through the south end of Thomasville

High winds ripped through the southern edge of Thomasville last week damaging several homes as a severe thunderstorm passed through the area. More...

Council votes in pay raises for next term

The next mayor and council of Thomasville will be making more money than its predecessors. More...

Cocaine shipment nabbed

Alabama Beverage Control officials seized two kilograms (nearly 5 lbs.) of cocaine headed for York at the Thomasville UPS distribution center last week. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

THS beauty review tickets Saturday night beauty review tickets will go on sale to the public at 6:45 a.m., Monday, Feb. 11, at Thomasville High School in Mrs. Pitts' room (Room 217). Anyone purchasing tickets must do so in person. More...

People

Delmar closes

The Delmar restaurant closed this week after decades in business. More...

DAR members reminisce

Mrs. Hannis (Tommie Dee) Kennedy and Mrs. Donald (Carolyn Plummer) Drennen, a native of Grove Hill, enjoyed visiting at a recent District DAR meeting in Montgomery and exchanged Clarke County memories. Mrs. More...

Scouting out the news

Thomasville Cub Scout Den No. 2 visited The Thomasville Times last week to learn how a newspaper is put together. More...

School

Marengo announces honors

Second quarter honor rolls First grade All A's: Roosevelt Thompson Jr. and Emily Tradwell. A and B: Dashania Crowder, Devin Harris, Phelix Hosea, Phyllis Hosea, Alphonzo Lewis, Kierria Lewis, Kara Stout and Dominic Williams. More...

School News

Senior ad info is due Feb. 8

Hello Thomasville! I hope everyone has had a great week! All is well as usual here at Thomasville High School! There are only a few announcements this week. Seniors and juniors, do not forget to pay your prom dues. More...

SWHS attends career fair

Sweet Water High School seniors participated in the technology career fair held at Alabama Southern Community College on Friday, Feb. 1. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

John D. Gill John D. Gill, 77, of Walker Springs, died January 29, 2008, at an area healthcare facility. Mr. Gill was born Feb. 13, 1930. He was a native of Jackson and was a salesman for Cedar Ridge Mobile Homes. Mr. More...

RECORDS

There were no marriages listed for the past week. Property deeds listed Dated Jan. 25-31 Bernice Feagin, to Jamey Dunagan. Joann Middlebrooks, to Jesse Gates. Frank W. Cobb, to Clarke- Washington Electric Membership Corporation. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

A dozen arrests were made at a drivers license checkpoint, manned by Clarke County sheriff's deputies, in Toddtown Saturday evening. More...


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