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February 21, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Judge orders Boise mediation

Circuit Judge Thomas Baxter has issued an order in the Boise vs. Clarke County Board of Equalization tax case. Baxter denied the board's motion to dismiss Boise's suit challenging the ad valorem tax assessments on the Jackson paper mill. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Sidewalks not meant to be Fido's bathroom

OUR VIEW

There are a lot of us animal lovers out in the world. And there's not much most of us wouldn't do for our pets. So here's a suggestion. If you have your pet on a city sidewalk, try to walk it off somewhere to do its business. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Fisticuffs may fly again in new session

There haven't been any punches thrown yet, but the legislative season in Montgomery picked up this month just about where it left off last year at adjournment, with Gov. Bob Riley and the Democratic majority tossing linguistic salvos at each other. More...

Religion

Spiritual Reflections

Confused? For peace turn to God

Princess, our dog, had 10 puppies last fall. We decided never again, so we made arrangements to have her spayed by the local vet. We had tried before, but she was too young. We figured better late than never. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Weekend gospel meeting Thomasville Church of Christ, at the corner of 3rd Street and Worl, will host a weekend gospel meeting Feb. 22 - 24. A different speaker will bring the message each service. Sunday services will be at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. More...

Pineview Sunday School

Sunday, Feb 17 Robert Dement, Cordell Hutto, Winston Parden, Frank Jackson, Ralph Smyly, Windell Sheffield, Clarence Newton, Joe Clayton, Billy Kennedy, John Reaves, Jack Day and John Wayne Overstreet. More...

Sports

Tigers climb into regional tournament

The Thomasville High School Varsity basketball team, playing before a very vocal home crowd in their 4A South Sub-Regional match-up with the Andalusia Bulldogs on Friday, February 15, brought home the bacon with a 68 - 53 win. More...

Season ends for Lady Tigers in sub-regionals

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers saw their basketball season end this past Thursday, February 14, when they fell to the Lady Tigers of T. R. Miller High School 40 - 32. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Getting tough Down Under

Now that Thomasville's own Crystal "Tuff" Coston has recently signed a contract to play basketball with the Ballarat Community Health Lady Miners in Ballarat, Australia, you can expect things in the world of women's basketball to get tougher in the More...

Thomasville High's top beauties

Kayla King, a ninth-grader at Thomasville High School was crowned Top Beauty in the 2008 THS Beauty Review competition. More...

Relay for Life gaining steam

When people gather at an American Cancer Society Relay For Life®, they come to share hope, celebrate those who are surviving cancer, remember those who have been lost, and fight back against the disease. More...

Car fire extinguished

Thomasville Firefighters extinguish Harper Smith's vehicle after it caught fire near the old pole mill off 3rd Street in Thomasville Saturday. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Country and gospel singing Sweet Water Booster Club will sponsor a country and gospel singing at 6 p.m., Feb. More...

People

Five Generations

Five generations of the Bradford family gathered at the home of great-great-grandmother Geraldine Bradford in Thomasville. Pictured from left are: Geraldine Bradford, great-grandmother Shirrel Bradford Pate, grandmother Brenda W. More...

CARD OF THANKS

We would like to thank everyone for all the kindness shown during our time of sorrow. The prayers, food, flowers and phone calls meant more than words could express. The family would especially like to thank Mr. More...

Jim Sheffield joins First United Security Bank as regional manager

Jim Sheffield, a native of Chatom, has recently been hired as regional manager /senior vice president for First United Security Bank. More...

School

School News

Things are winding down

Hello Thomasville and how 'bout them Tigers!!! Our Boys varsity basketball team went to war with Andalusia Friday night and came back victorious! This puts them through to Regional competition in Troy at 7:00 this Thursday night. Good luck guys! More...

TMS' Scholar's Bowl team makes Super Tournament

On Wednesday, February 13 the TMS Scholars' Bowl team- both "A" and "B" teams- went to Brewton, for the Alabama Scholastic Challenge. This was a continuation of a meet that started in November. More...

ACHE student aid is available

The Alabama Commission for Higher Education (ACHE) administers a number of programs that can help Alabamians pay for college. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Royce Beddo Council Royce Beddo Council, 72, of Fulton, died Wednesday, February 13, 2008, at Mobile Infirmary. Mr. Council was born March 5, 1935 in Greenwood. He was a planer operator at Scotch Lumber Company. Mr. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

Arrest made through the Clarke County Jail for the week of Feb. 18 through Feb. 23 include: Willie Johnson, harassment, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept., Feb. 18. More...

PHPD report

The Pine Hill Police Department filed the following charges last week: Benjamin Grayson of Pine Hill - four counts of failure to pay, Andre J. Pinkston of Pine Hill - DUI, Alexander Teague of Dothan - failure to pay, Christy A. More...


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