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March 6, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Boise sale finalized

The sale of Boise's paper operations, including the Jackson mill and sheeter plant, was completed last week. More...

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Editorials

OUR VIEW

We need to find answers for keeping ambulance

The challenges of providing ambulance service in a rural area are not unique to Clarke County or even Alabama. Rural areas all across the nation are facing similar problems in trying to keep emergency ambulance services running. More...

Political Cartoon

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From the Editor's Desk

We're all in this together

We hope you enjoy this year's progress edition. It was the result, as always of a lot of hard work by our staff here at The Thomasville Times. More...

School

School News

Spring break T-shirts are on sale now

Hello Thomasville, and what a week it has been here at THS! More...

Alaskan adventure

On Feb. 7, the fourth through sixth grade gifted class at Sweet Water High School meet in the library where students learned about Alaska. More...

Bradley attends national Ag meeting in Indianapolis

Thomasville High School teacher Robert Bradley Sr. attended the Team AG Ed National Agricultural Education Inservice meeting in Indianapolis, Ind. Jan. 31 through Feb. 2. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Murray Edward Anderson Murray Edward Anderson, 66, of Thomaston, died Saturday, February 23, 2008, at his home. Mr. Anderson was born June 4, 1941 in Thomaston. He was a former security guard and was a retired Air Force master sergeant. More...

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Victor Timothy Darrington, to Nikki Danyale Gamble. Marriage license applications are just that-applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. Property deeds listed Dated Feb. More...

Thomasville PD report

The Thomasville Police Department made the following arrests the previous two weeks: Demetrice L. More...

LifeLine in danger of shutting down

"Indigent care is draining the business." -Jonah Thomas

The rumors of LifeLine Paramedic's eminent demise are just that for now, but the ambulance service's owners say the company cannot continue operating under current conditions for much longer. More...

Air Force tanker contract has area officials buzzing

"We've got to seize those opportunities." -Sheldon Day

The announcement Feb. 29 by the U.S. Air Force that Northrop Grumman Corp. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Festival on the River March 6, 7 and 8 the Monroe County Heritage Museums will host Festival on the Alabama River on the bank of the Alabama River at the Claiborne Lock and Dam. More...

People

Judge Crow recovering from a heart attack

Retired Circuit Judge Harold Crow is recovering after suffering a heart attack and having surgery in a Tuscaloosa hospital. More...

Commission again delays action on jail health plan

The Clarke County Commission again tabled plans for a new healthcare plan at the County Jail last week. More...

Be careful on tail end of flu season

Southwestern Alabama is experiencing a late but highly active flu. Cases of the flu are presenting in large numbers to physician offices and surrounding Emergency Rooms. More...

Religion

Easter Sunday is March 23

Easter will be the earliest it's been this year since 1913. Please get any special Easter activities or announcements to The Times by 5 p.m., EVERY MONDAY to make sure it makes the Thursday edition. Email to anne@thethomasvilletimes. More...

Spiritual Reflections

Thank God in midst of afflictions

After my escape/discharge from the hospital, last Sunday, Peggy and I returned to our residence with Lansah. The Demerol had done its thing. I was pain free, though sore in places. That afternoon I went to see Dr. Opoku, a friend of Rev. Isaac's. More...

Williams selected as vice president of Alabama bivocational pastors' organization

Rev. Doug Williams of Whatley was recently named vice president of the Bivocational Ministers of Alabama. More...

Sports

Lady Tigers starting strong

Both the Thomasville High School Lady Tiger Varsity and Junior Varsity teams took part in the Hillcrest/Hampton Inn Classic held in Tuscaloosa on Friday, February 29 and Saturday, March 1. More...

Boys drop three in tourney

Although continuing to show signs of improvement the young Thomasville Tigers came up on the short end of the score in all three games they played in the Johnny Poole Classic played in Satsuma this past weekend. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Too many hours - not enough days

When you look at the title of my column this week it almost appears as though it is a contradiction in terms. After all how is it possible that you could have too few of something if there are more than enough of what it takes to make them up? More...