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March 27, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Motorcyclist seriously injured in wreck Friday

Tyrone Adams of Grove Hill was seriously injured in this accident Friday in front of the National Guard armory on Hwy. 43 in Thomasville. According to Police reports, Adams was driving north on Hwy. More...

Fund set up for burn victim

On March 16, seven-monthold Emma Baggett was badly burned in an accident in her home, suffering second and third degree burns. More...

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People

Relay activities abound

"Womanless" beauty reviews, windshield washing at a bank's drive-through window, and dog photos? Pizza kits, pizza sales at Pizza Hut, and cutlery? Yards around town being "flowered and flocked?" What does all this strange activity mean? More...

Cross Walk in downtown Thomasville

PHOTO BY ARTHUR MCLEAN Area residents took part in the annual Cross Walk in downtown Thomasville. The walk follows in the spirit of the walk Jesus Christ took carrying the cross to his crucifixion. More...

Goodman running again for license commissioner

Linda Goodman is seeking re-election for License Commissioner of Clarke County. She has been employed in the License Commission office for 20 years. She served 13 years as chief clerk and took office as license commissioner in 2003. More...

School

THS seniors awarded $350K in scholarships

Seniors at Thomasville High School, to date, have been awarded more than $350,000 in college scholarships. Pictured above is the first installment of seniors who have been awarded some of those scholarships. More...

Third nine-weeks honor roll announced by TMS

Thomasville Middle School honor rolls for the third nineweeks has been announced. The following students are included. More...

Employer / employee of month

The Cooperative Education Program at Thomasville High School has selected Chris Gates (left), shop manager at Gulf Coast Trucking Equipment, and Scott James (right) as the employer/employee of the month. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Ida Mae Boyette Ida Mae Boyette, 83, of Grove Hill died Wednesday, March 19, 2008, at her home. Mrs. Boyette was born April 15, 1924, in Grove Hill. She was a homemaker. More...

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Junior golf sign up The Thomasville Junior Golf program is in full swing. Sign up now. It's free. See or call Gene Mixon at 334-456-9442, Jimmy Dumas at 334-636-0770 or Mary Andrews at 334-636- 9932. More...

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Robin Ellisor Wilson, to Rachel Gray Johnson; Donald Randyl Smith, to Amanda Duke Pritchett; Willie Mays Wright, to Tangerla Shanta Rivers. More...

LifeLine Paramedics closes doors

LifeLine Paramedics has ceased operations in Thomasville this week. The ambulance service was founded in 2005, based in Thomasville. It served Thomasville and the surrounding areas. More...

School board sets plan to cut costs

The Thomasville City Board of Education is still looking at a financial shortfall that is dragging the school system's fund balance below state mandated levels. More...

United Way falls short of goal

For the first time in many years, perhaps ever, the Clarke County United Way fell short of its goal of contributions and pledges to aid a number of social service agencies that assist area residents. More...

Dixons Mills man killed in wreck

A fatal wreck claimed the life of Joseph Brame, 48, of Dixons Mills Saturday. More...

Novel takes realistic look at biological attack on U.S. city

Dr. Terry Rivers to autograph book in Grove Hill March 28

"….he pointed into the back of the truck. The body bags were stacked like human firewood, a dozen wide and eight to ten bodies high. Lifeless elbows prodded into equally lifeless necks and faces. More...

Editorials

News shows need to diversify economy

OUR VIEW

There's been big news in the timber products industry around these parts lately with the sale of Weyerhaeuser's containerboard mills and the potential sale of Linden Lumber. More...

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From the Editor's Desk

You might be a terrorist...

You hear it every election cycle, state moaning about how much it costs to hold an election, or primary or what have you. Democracy is not cheap my friends. It costs millions and millions of our tax dollars to hold one. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Benefit singing A benefit singing will be held for Wanda Smith who has cancer and has no insurance. Featured singers will be Glory Road and others at the Nicholsville Church of God at 6:30 p.m., March 29. For more information call 334-636-5551. More...

Spiritual Reflections

Love is everlasting

Peggy and I met in 1961, our senior year at Lee High in Montgomery. We were married two years later. I am writing this at the Baptist Mission Guest House in Accra, Ghana, while waiting for my ride to a missions team meeting. More...

Pineview Sunday School

Sunday, March 23 Winston Parden, Jack Day, Frank Jackson Ben Pugh, Robert Dement, Clarence Newton, Cordell Hutto, Ralph Smyly, Windell Sheffield, John Wayne Overstreet, Cliff Scarbrough and John Reaves. More...

Sports

Tigers sweep Monroe County 3-0

The Thomasville Tiger varsity baseball team got off to a good start in their area play this past week with a three game sweep of the Monroe County Tigers. More...

Lady Tigers blank ECHS

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger varsity softball team improved their season mark to 11 - 4 and their area one record to 2 - 0 this past Thursday, March 20 when they defeated the Lady Blue Devils from Escambia County 6 - 0 in a game played More...

JV softball team evens season at 6-6 mark

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger junior varsity softball team evened their season record at 6 - 6 this past Thursday, March 20 when they blasted the Lady Blue Devil junior varsity softball team 18 - 2 in a game played here in Thomasville. More...