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April 24, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Paving projects approved by county

The Clarke County Commission approved resurfacing .36 miles of Harvest Road at the same time that crews are currently resurfacing the Chilton Road (County Road 17). The CR 17 project is funded with federal money. More...

T'ville liquor store fined for selling to minor

An Alabama Beverage Control Board undercover operation netted one charge in Thomasville recently. In the Spirits, a liquor store in downtown Thomasville was cited for selling alcohol to a minor on April 11. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Southern hospitality still lives in Thomasville

OUR VIEW

Thomasville rolled out the red carpet for visiting and presumptive Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain Monday. More...

Cartoon

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Herded at my first rodeo

From the Editor's Desk

I was the envy of a few folks Monday. I got to ride along - for a little while - on the Straight Talk Express, Sen. John McCain's campaign bus as it wove its way from Selma to Thomasville. More...

School

Leo Club attends Lions convention

The annual 34-N District Convention met at the University of South Alabama campus in Mobile on Saturday, March 29. Thomasville Lions Club was well represented among the 34 clubs in our district. More...

Students rewarded after McCain visit

School News

After an awesome prom weekend, things are rolling once again here at Thomasville High School. The senior class says thank you to Mr. Sealy, Mrs. Coleman, Mrs. Lambert, Ms. Bumpers, and Mrs. Barlow, our 2008 prom sponsors. More...

Newsom crowned top beauty

JoAnna Newsom, daughter of Angie Newsom of Thomasville was crowned the top beauty at the 2008 Clarke Prep Junior High Beauty Pageant in Grove Hill. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Perry Lee Andrews Perry Lee Andrews, 58, of Thomasville, died Monday, April 21, 2008, at Mobile Infirmary. Mr. Andrews was born August 7, 1949 in Thomasville. He was a timber buyer and was a member of First Baptist Church of Fulton. More...

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Timothy Mark Crump Jr., to Aerial Nichole Toliver; Derek Steven Robinson, to Elizabeth Ann Kinman; Lekendrick Durran Howard, to Shanda Lasheal Jemison; Richard N. Hinson, to Crystal D. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

Arrests from the Clarke County Jail for the week of April 15-22 include: Archie Samuel Keel, 20, domestic violence, third degree, $1,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...

Relay for Life is Friday night

Thomasville's annual Relay for Life event culminates Friday night at Gates Drive Park. Relay member teams will be showing off their decorated tents and games for the teams will run throughout the night during the 12-hour event. More...

Schools see stormy finances ahead

The Thomasville Board of Education discussed shortfalls in funding at a work session April 17 in the Thomasville High School library. More...

McLain found guilty of murder

Juries found one man guilty of murder and another not guilty of rape in separate trials in Clarke County Circuit Court last week. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Old eyeglasses collection The Thomasville Lions Club will be collecting any new or used complete pair of prescription eyeglasses from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, Saturday, April 26 at various stores around Thomasville. More...

People

Local photography to be displayed in Grove Hill

The Thomasville Public Library recently collected 46 entries for the Grove Hill and Thomasville Arts Council exhibit "Photography In Your Own Backyard". More...

Dedication, signing at museum

The public is invited to attend the dedication of the Josiah and Lucy Martin Mathews Cabin at the Clarke County Museum complex on Sunday, April 27 at 2:30 p.m. A reception will follow. The keynote speaker, Dr. More...

Benefit to be held for 8-month-old burn victim

A benefit singing will be held for eight-month old burn victim Emma Baggett at 7 p.m., Saturday, May 3 at Grove Hill Methodist Protestant Church, north of Grove Hill off Highway 43 across from Lathan Funeral Home. More...

Religion

Witness when encountering God's creatures

Spiritual Reflections

Yesterday Peggy and I had an unexpected visitor from above. We were working in the office, when the birds outside began to raise such a clatter that I threw open the curtains to see what was the matter. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Memorial service The Aimwell Cemetery Association annual memorial service will be held on April 26. Church, cemetery workday Bashan Baptist Church will hold a workday on Saturday, April 26 (in case of bad weather on May 3). More...

Pineview Sunday School

Sunday, April 20 Windell Sheffield, Billy Kenn edy, Joe Clayton, Clarence Newton, Ben Pugh, Robert Dement, Cordell Hutto, Cliff Scarbrough, Ralph Smyly, Winston Parden, Jack Day, Frank Robison and John Wayne Overstreet. More...

Sports

Great nicknames

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Ever since the beginning of the human race, as we know it, parents have routinely chosen a name for their offspring at or shortly after their birth. More...

Tigers advance to second round

The Thomasville High School Tigers, who qualified for the first round of the AHSAA state playoffs as the runner-up in 4A Area 1, found themselves on the road this past weekend for a match-up with W. S. Neal Blue Eagles, champions of 4A Area 2. More...

Four Tigers sign basketball scholarships

Daril Jackson PHOTO BY TONYA JOYCE Daril Jackson signs a scholarsip with Jefferson Davis Community College. Pictured (from left): Velma Jackson, Daril Jackson, Thelma Jackson and Keontay Madison. More...


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