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April 3, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Sonic holds groundbreaking

PHOTO BY ARTHUR MCLEAN Members of the Thomasville Industrial Development Board and officials with the Thomasville Development and Planning Office and Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce welcomed the new Sonic restaurant to Thomasville with an offic More...

DuBose troubles come home

Suspended Circuit Judge Stuart C. DuBose's problems until last week had been professional in nature. Last week his problems also became personal as his wife, Allison DuBose, filed a divorce petition in Clarke County Circuit Court. More...

Special Sections

People

Actor who played in 'Mockingbird' to visit Monroeville

Mary Badham, known internationally as the child actor who played Scout in the film adaptation of "To Kill a Mockingbird," will be in Monroeville for the first-ever event, "A Day in Maycomb," which will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., May 17. More...

Still siezed in Morvin

Agents with the Alabama Beverage Commission (ABC) and officers with the Clarke County Sheriff's Department seized a large illegal moonshine still in the Morvin area March 27. More...

Freshman of the Year

Andrew Parten of Thomasville (right) was named Freshman of the Year at the University of West Alabama in Livingston. Parten was also inducted into the National Freshman Honor Society and National Biology Honor Society. More...

School

Drama team brings home awards

Under the direction of drama teacher Lisa Newton, the Thomasville High School Drama Club recently participated in a drama competition held in Montgomery. The group brought home many awards. More...

Hectic schedule resumes after spring break

Margaret Laurence once said, "Holidays are enticing only for the first week or so. More...

REA sponsors students on annual youth tour

Clarke-Washington EMC sponsored local high school students to attend the 2008 Alabama Rural Electric Association's, Montgomery Youth Tour. More...

For The Record

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Statewide cleanup month The Clarke County Citizens Against Litter Committee has asked every citizen in Clarke County to help pick up litter during April, which is the statewide cleanup month. More...

OBITUARIES

Joseph Lee Brame Joseph Lee Brame, 48, of Dixons Mills, died Saturday, March 22, 2008, in Magnolia. Mr. Brame was born July 19, 1959 in Demopolis. He was a carpenter and was a member of Wayne Baptist Church in Dixons Mills. More...

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Joseph Howard Bailey, to Cassandra Lea Mott; William Bradley Reynolds, to Jacqueline Daniel Beaty. More...

Automated weather station installed in Thomasville

Some of you may have noticed a strange collection of equipment just beyond the softball fields near the Nathan Stephens Sports Complex. The equipment is a brand new, automated weather station installed by the National Weather Service. More...

Bill would allow any city to vote wet

The Alabama House of Representatives approved a bill Tuesday to allow any municipalities in the state- regardless of population- to vote on the sale of alcoholic beverages. The vote was 46-38 with Rep. Marc Keahey, D-Grove Hill, and Rep. More...

Industry alliance praised

"This is the first meeting that I have been a part of where industry has been so well represented and has played such a strong role in partnering with education for workforce development initiatives," said Dr. Matthew Hughes, Director of Gov. More...

Notice to candidates

Democratic and Republican candidates for offices in the June 3 primary and Nov. More...

Editorials

Vote on gas tax bill was wrong

OUR VIEW

There's a bill pending that could require judges must have at least five years and in some cases, 10 years of experience practicing law before they can be judges. More...

It's not really a license

You don't have to take a blood test for your marriage license anymore, but in some states at least, you do have to answer whether or not you're related to the person you want to marry. More...

No cure for common cold

April 2, 1958 Here a few weeks ago I came down with a common cold and finally I got to feeling so tough I went to see a doctor. He gave me a shot of penicillin and a couple of prescriptions. More...

Religion

Let Jesus be your master mechanic

We came home to our house in Tamale, and saw a big, black, SUV parked under a shade tree out back. It belonged to Mustafa, who is a Ghanaian Baptist pastor and church planter from Yendi, 60 miles southeast of Tamale. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Men and women's day New Greater First Baptist Church, 181 Nicol Ave. SE, will host a men and women's day celebration in Thomasville, Sunday, April 6, at 2:30 p.m. Rev. E.J. More...

Pineview Sunday School

Sunday, March 30 Windell Sheffield, Winston Parden, Joe Clayton, John Reaves, Cordell Hutto, Robert Dement, Frank Jackson, Ben Pugh, John Wayne Overstreet and Frank Robison. More...

Sports

Tigers win three in Pizza Pro Classic

The Thomasville High School varsity baseball team picked up three wins in the annual Pizza Pro Classic held here in Thomasville this past week, but saw its much anticipated match-up with the UMSWright Bulldogs fall victim to the rain. More...

Two Tigers nab statewide hoops honors

The Thomasville High School basketball program saw two of their senior athletes receive recognition on the ASWA All-State teams announced last week. Both the varsity boys' and varsity girls' squad placed a player on the 4A teams. More...

Passing of a landmark

Iam sure for those of you who consider yourselves to be real baseball fans what I am about to tell you is old news. More...


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