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March 6, 2008 RSS feed / People

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...

Goat, rabbit growers meeting Saturday

Many small farmers in this area raise goats, but marketing them often is a problem. In an effort to help Alabama goat producers, the Alabama A+ Marketing Cooperative is being formed. More...

Relay for Life team captains meeting tonight

The Relay for Life team captains meeting scheduled for today (Thursday, March 6) has been rescheduled for next week. The meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 13, in the front classroom of Alabama Southern's library building. More...

Cadettes learn defense

Thomasville's Girl Scout Cadette Troop 8197 recently took a self-defense class in Mobile. Attending the class, pictured above, front row, from left, are: Keendra Martin, Nikki Rogue, Kayla Megginson and Kiara Warren. More...

Hill makes third donation to Locks of Love

Ten-year-old Katherine Hill of Thomasville, has made a third donation of 10 inches of hair to the organization Locks of Love, a public non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children under age 18 suffering fro More...

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...

County GOP holds meeting

"(Clarke County) is still a tough county for Republicans to win in," said Edmon McKinley, chairman of the county Republican Party. He spoke Feb. 28 at a meeting of county GOP committee in the County Courthouse. More...

Toddtown search warrants net marijuana and cash

Two search warrants were executed by local law enforcement in the Toddtown community Friday, Feb. 29. More...

Sheffield, Kaplan to wed

Randal Scott Sheffield and Sonia Clanton Sheffield of Grove Hill announce the engagement of their daughter Jami Virginia Sheffield of Nashville, Tenn., to Michael Adam Kaplan of Nashville, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Jay Kaplan also of Nashville. More...

UDC has special guests

Charter Chapter No. 36 United Daughters of the Confederacy has enjoyed several outstanding programs within the last few weeks. The chapter heard a review of the book "Devotion" presented by Sulynn Creswell, manager of Blackbelt Treasures. More...

Herb gardening for the south

The Alabama Cooperative extension system will be offering a presentation on growing and harvesting herbs. A popular trend in home gardening is the growing and use of herbs. More...

Valentine's, birthday bash held

Residents at Thomasville Nursing Home were treated by Thomasville United Methodist Church to a combination Valentine's Day party and birthday party for those with February birthdays. More...


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