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February 28, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Lunar Eclipse

This picture montage of last week's total lunar eclipse was taken by Times reader Leanne Wright of Grove Hill. The moon turns red when the earth's shadow covers it. It won't happen again until 2010. More...

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Congrats to our basketball teams

The Tiger basketball teams had a great season this year. More...

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From the Editor's Desk

Fixing what wasn't broken

As I write this column, it doesn't matter whether it's on a PC or a Mac or even a Linux computer, but it kinda matters what format I save this file as. More...

School

Students inducted into SWHS honor society

Sweet Water High School Elementary Honor Society held its induction on Wednesday, Dec. 5. The ceremony was held in the school cafeteria in front of approximately 100 parents. Mr. Stokely addressed the inductees and their parents. Mrs. More...

School News

Exam schedule listed

"How 'bout those Tigers?!" These Thomasville Tiger athletes have surely showed what they are made of this past week. Up first, are the Thomas - ville Lady Tiger softball team. More...

Valentines from the heart

First grade students at Thomasville Elementary School made Valentine's Day cards for patients of Asera Care. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Robbie Gertrude Andrews Robbie Gertrude Andrews, 89, of Fulton, died Tuesday, February 19, 2008, at Mobile Infirmary. Mrs. Andrews was born March 18, 1918 in Midway. She was a homemaker. The funeral was held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Feb. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the past week include. Gina Lancaster, 42, unauthorized use of vehicle, arrested by the Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...

PHPD report

The Pine Hill Police Department made the following arrests: Arthurine Bettis of Fulton - failure to pay, Derrick O. Grayson - failure to pay, Adon D. Howard - DUI. For the week ending Feb. More...

Black History raised up

Sharp was honoree

It was a time to remember fallen leaders press the message to carry on during the Dravitan Civic Club's Black History Month program at New Hope No. 1 Baptist Church Sunday. Rev. James Curry spoke to the crowd about his friend Dr. More...

DuBose's motion to stay denied

Attorneys representing Circuit Judge Stuart DuBose on charges of ethics violations, filed a motion to extend the 30- day deadline for answering the complaint of the Alabama Judicial Inquiry Commission on Feb. 20. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Women's business and entrepreneur workshop The Grove Hill Area Chamber of Commerce and the Women's Business Center, Inc. will host a women's business and entrepreneur workshop from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Thursday, March 6. More...

People

Day pitching pond idea for Gates Drive Park

A small pond at Gates Drive Park could be one of the next projects on the list for the city. Mayor Sheldon Day said he is interested in investigating the possibility of creating a small lake or pond at the park near the pavilion. More...

Board to give Adkison new contract

The Thomasville Board of Education approved Tuesday the process to prepare a new contract for Superintendent Dr. Vic N. Adkison. More...

Frances Nichols passes at 91

When Frances Vivian Nichols passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2008, a void was left in the lives of those family members and friends whom she had richly blessed during her 91 years on this earth. More...

Religion

Spiritual Reflections

Real faith preferred over religion

Last Saturday I prepared a message for Sunday, then Peggy and I retired for the evening around 10 o'clock. At 1:30 I awoke in pain. It was a pain that can only be caused by one thing, a kidney stone. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Tri-county's largest Easter egg hunt Jackson First Assembly of God will host the annual Tri- County's Largest Easter Egg Hunt at 10 a.m., March 15. More...

Worthwhile Club hostesses

The Worthwhile Club met for its monthly meeting on Feb. 2. Hostesses for the meeting pictured above, from left are: Ann Hamilton, Jane Loper and Jen Bethea. More...

Sports

Tigers' playoff run ends in Troy

The Thomasville High School boys' varsity basketball team saw their 2007 - 2008 season come to an end this past Thursday, February 21, when they fell to the Central- Coosa Jaguars 60 - 45 in the first round of the South Regional Tournament being More...

It's feast or famine for young Tigers

The Thomasville High School varsity baseball team evened their early season mark at 2 - 2 this past Monday, February 25, when they defeated the Washington County Bulldogs 13 - 2 in the first game of what was supposed to be a varsity doubleheader More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Walking in high cotton

There is an old southern expression that has been used in many contexts over the years but most often to describe new found success or sudden affluence. More...


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