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May 1, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

LP's first local delivery

Louisiana-Pacific made its first local delivery of oriented strand board last week to Dozier Hardware in Thomasville. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Timing is bad for a rate hike

OUR VIEW

With gas at $3.50 per gallon and likely only going up, we hope the Thomasville Water and Sewer board takes a long hard look at putting more financial demands on its customers. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Practice, practice and practice

Hey folks, remember that old saying what does it take to get to Carnegie Hall? The answer is: practice, practice, practice. More...

School

Get senior profile sheets done

"Tick, tock, tick, tock…" The time is running down. Thomasville High School is jam-packed with deadlines, recognitions, and all of those last minute duties. More...

ASCC Demopolis campus awards presented

Alabama Southern Community College's Demopolis campus recently held its awards night. Several students from the Thomasville area were involved in the program. More...

F.S. Ervin names honor students

F.S. Ervin Elementary School has recently announced the names of students earning placement on the third nineweeks honor rolls. The following students are included. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Joyce M. Horne Bonner Joyce M. Horne Bonner of Whatley died at a Mobile hospital on April 20. The funeral was held at 11 a.m., April 26 at First Baptist Church of Whatley with the Rev. Fernell Pendleton officiating. More...

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Ernest Gregory Wells, to Theresa Ann Sellers; Steven Kyle Raybon, to Amanda Nicole West; Willie Shade Williams Jr., to Joann W. Savage. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

The following arrests were booked through the Clarke County Jail this week. David Wallace Rivers, 26, alias writ of arrest, $500 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...

Water rate hike on the table

A water rate study presented to the Thomasville City Water and Sewer Board Monday night recommends rate changes that could increase the amount many customers pay. More...

City to pay $246,223 for civic center stage systems

The Thomasville City Council approved a lease-purchase agreement for the computerized lighting and rigging systems that will be used at the city's civic center. More...

Drug raid in Fulton nets guns and 13 arrests

Thirteen suspects were arrested in an afternoon drug raid April 23 on a residence in Fulton. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Art exhibits The Thomasville Elementary School and the Thomasville High School will hold their students' art exhibits Thursday, May 1. The high school exhibit will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the T.M.S. gymnasium. More...

People

Volunteers sought for hotel dig

Persons interested in Alabama history and archaeology have an opportunity to assist in the excavation of a historic former hotel building in old St. Stephens Saturday, May 10, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. More...

New trees going in

PHOTO BY ARTHUR MCLEAN City crews plant new trees near Clay Park in downtown Thomasville Monday morning. New trees have been provided to the city through a grant to replace trees damaged by Hurricanes Ivan and Katrina. More...

Mailboxes around county vandalized

Approximately 100 mailboxes throughout the county have been vandalized in the last two weeks, according to Vergil Chapman, Chief Deputy with the Clarke County Sheriff's Department. More...

Religion

Remember why you're here

Being a missionary is dangerous. We were warned about Malaria. That danger is very real. A room full of people who have had malaria, will stampede at the sound of a mosquito. More...

Pineview Sunday School

Sunday, April 27 Windell Sheffield, Joe Clay ton, Clarence Newton, John Wayne Overstreet, Win - ston Parden, Cordell Hutto, Cliff Scarbrough, Frank Jack - son, Robert Dement, Jack Day and Frank Robison. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

National Prayer Day "Prayer: America's Shield and Defense" is the theme for the 50th annual nation-wide observance of National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 1. More...

Sports

Boys put out in second round

The Thomasville Tigers saw their run at a 2008 State Baseball Championship end this past Friday, April 25 when they dropped a doubleheader to the visiting Alabama Christian Academy Eagles in the second round of the AHSAA 4A State Playoffs. More...

Lady Tigers Varsity splits in Jackson tournament

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger varsity softball team wound up with a split in Jackson's round robin tournament held on Saturday, April 26, defeating Leroy High School's Lady Bears 3 - 1 in their first game of the day before dropping an 8 - More...

Showing they belong

When the players selected for the annual North - South All Star game were announced recently two players from this area were named to the South squad. More...


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