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March 13, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Churches come together to put on Passion Play

Four years ago, Rev. Phil Craddock began a Palm Sunday program that portrayed the Lord's Supper. It has been an annual event each year since. The vision behind the dramatic presentation of Jesus' last days, for Rev. More...

Drug task force makes massive sweep in area

Agents with the First Judicial Drug Task Force (Task Force One) participated in a statewide roundup, which produced 286 total arrests. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

OUR VIEW

There had to be a winner and a loser

Why was it that Alabama moved its primary up? Wasn't it an attempt to be relevant in the presidential primary? More...

From the Editor's Desk

You have to be tenacious

Award-winning photographer and director of photography at the University of Alabama, Chip Cooper, has one key piece of advice for those who are looking to do creative projects and have them seen by the larger world: be tenacious. More...

Political Cartoon

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Sports

Lady Tigers win three in Mobile tournament

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger Varsity softball team traveled to Mobile this past weekend to participate in the always competitive Baker High School Invitational Tournament. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

"Missing Ring" is insightful as it is delightful to read

It's not often that I that I use this space to do in depth reviews of another writer's work but this week I thought it was the right thing to do. More...

Two fishing tournaments coming up

The Wilcox Area Chamber of Commerce has announced two big fishing events on Lake Dannelly (Miller's Ferry Lake) in the spring of 2008. The Chamber is sponsoring a 30-day Crappie Derby with over $60,000 worth of crappie swimming in the lake. More...

State to study possible regional airport

A meeting on a proposed $10 million regional airport will be held Thursday morning, March 13 in the council chambers at Thomasville City Hall. More...

T'ville council mulls fate of ambulances

"You will not have to worry at any time about not having service," Tony Tilton, operations supervisor with Jets Ambulance Service, told the Thomasville City Council Monday night. More...

Chamber Banquet

The Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce held a banquet to thank its members and board members Thursday night at Thomasville Baptist Church. More than 200 people attended the event. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Relay captains' meeting The Relay for Life team captains meeting scheduled for Thursday, March 6, has been rescheduled for 5:30 p.m., Thursday, March 13, in the front classroom of Alabama Southern's library building, on the Thomasville campus on More...

People

FUSB increases dividend for 20th straight year

For 20 years now, investors in the parent company of First United Security Bank have received increased dividends. More...

Dixons Mills VFD gets grant

The Dixons Mills VFD was awarded a FEMA Assistance to Firefighters grant of $19,855 this week. More...

Pine Hill and F.S. Irvin celebrate Arbor Week

The City of Pine Hill and the F. S. Ervin Elementary School's Fourth Grade Class celebrated Arbor Week with an Arbor Day Program on February 27, 2008 at F. S. Ervin Elementary School. Tia Smith, representing F. S. More...

Religion

Spiritual Reflections

Don't miss what God has in store

My kidney stone is gone. I endured many unpleasant test, and examinations to prove what I already suspected. It had passed. I asked God, "why." Sometimes when we question why, it is God at work. More...

Southern gospel singer-songwriter to be at Bassett Creek

Bassett Creek Baptist Church will have a special service Sunday night March 16 at 6 p.m., featuring nationally acclaimed singer-songwriter Stan Shuman of Cocoa, Fla. More...

Pineview Sunday School

Sunday, March 9

Windell Sheffield, Billy Kennedy, Cordell Hutto, Ben Pugh, John Wayne Over street, John Reaves, Ralph Smyly, Robert Dement, Clarence Newton, Jack Day, Winston Parden and John Pugh. More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Joe James Roberts, to Linda S. More...

OBITUARIES

Mary Ann Downey Mary Ann Downey, 68, of Sweet Water, died Friday, March 7, 2008, at her home. Mrs. Downey was born Dec. 20, 1939 in Sweet Water, She was a homemaker and was a member of Sweet Water United Methodist Church. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

Arrests from the Clarke County Jail for the weeks of Feb. 26 through March 11 include: Damon Lewis Smith, 32, probation violation, arrested by Life Tech. Thomas Lewis Bogan, 22, probation violation, arrested by Life Tech. More...


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