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February 14, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Pine Hill Police Department feeling the pinch

Pine Hill Police Chief John Brown could be facing a personnel shortage soon. More...

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Editorials

OUR VIEW

Power should be in voters' hands

With nearly 800 so-called super delegates ready to swing the nomination of the Democratic presidential nominee, the word oligarchy easily comes to mind. It's a term that means political power effectively rests in the hands of a small elite. More...

Political Cartoon

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From the Editor's Desk

St. Valentine is alright by me

I'll admit I've been a little tough on old St. Valentine over the past few years. And, truth be told, the vitriol was misplaced. After all, there's so little known about St. Valentine or the other martyrs bearing the same or similar name. More...

Religion

A Word from Scott

Real faith preferred over religion

It is such an unfortunate reality that many of us within the church, within the family of God just don't get it. More...

Spiritual Reflections

Nigerians learn to 'tell the story'

Chronological Bible Storying (CBS) teaches the Bible to people who cannot read, or who have no Bible translation in their language. More...

Pineview Sunday School

Sunday, Feb 10

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

Sports

THS girls move on to sub-region

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger basketball team had their hopes of winning a 4A Area 1 Tournament Championship come to an end this past Saturday, February 9, when the Jackson High School Lady Aggies came from behind late in the fourth quarte More...

Tigers win to host subregional tournament

The Thomasville High School Tigers traveled to the South end of the county and defeated the Jackson Aggies 69 - 65 on Monday, February 11, to win the 4A Area 1 Tournament Championship. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

It's an exciting problem

With official signing day for high school football players a week in the past now and the high school basketball state playoffs getting into full gear, there is no doubt that the start of the high school baseball season can't be far behind. More...

T'ville hospital seeking HUD financing deal

The Southwest Alabama Medical Center completed its pre-application process with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for a government backed loan to build a new $35 million hospital in Thomasville. More...

Relay ribbons in Davis' honor

She loved children, and she took a genuine interest in their lives and their achievements. She was quick with praise and never failed to give credit to others for their contributions. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Estate planning workshop The Alabama Cooperative Extension System, the Grove Hill Chamber of Commerce and the Grove Hill Baptist Church are sponsoring a two-day estate planning workshop from 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, Feb. More...

People

Delmar back open

After four days closed, The Delmar restaurant is back open. Signs posted on the front doors of the restaurant simply stated it would be closing at 2 p.m. Last Saturday. The restaurant reopened Wednesday evening Feb. 6. More...

Gov. Riley in Jackson

Gov. Bob Riley speaks at the Jackson City Hall Monday. Riley announced a new $118 million wood pellet plant to be constructed in Jackson. The Jackson facility will employ about 100 people paying an average of $50,000 per job. More...

Bryant is a contestant in Ms. Senior Alabama Pageant

Beauty on the inside and out is what you will find in the Ms. Senior Alabama-Tombigbee Area Agency on Aging representative. A local pageant was held on Jan. 30, at George P. Austin Jr. High School in Linden. More...

School

Henson wins $5,000 H. Alger scholarship

Jennifer Henson, a senior at Thomasville High School, recently received a great honor. Jennifer was selected as one of only 12 high school students in Alabama to be a 2008 Horatio Alger Association Alabama Scholar. More...

School News

It's getting busy at THS

As I sit writing this, I wish you all could experience the hustle and bustle of the week here at Thomasville High School. Everyone is working diligently this week at something they believe in and the spirit at THS is high. The main reason? More...

Students of the Month

Thomasville High School Students of the Month for January have been announced. To be awarded this honor students must demonstrate tolerance, thoughtfulness and Tiger Pride. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Infant Jarrett Michael Andrews Jarrett Michael Andrews of Thomasville died Monday, February 4, 2008 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital in Grove Hill. He was born Feb. 4, 2008 in Grove Hill. Graveside service was held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Feb. More...

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Naresh P. Dobariya, to Nayana Radadiya; John Ivey Reid Jr., to Rachel Renee Bradley; William E. Ausbon, to Toshika T. Allen. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail the past week include the following: Maurice Gwin, child support, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Department. Starla Ebbey, aggravated child abuse, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Department. More...