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May 15, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Econ. developer Fox leaves T'ville for Marengo

Debra M. Fox, Thomasville's director of planning and development is leaving her position with the city to become the head of the new Economic Development Authority in Marengo County. More...

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Editorials

Stay safe Memorial Day

OUR VIEW

With Memorial Day right around the corner, we know that grills will be firing up all around the south for many holiday get-togethers. Please remember these following safety tips when you get ready to break out the grill this summer. More...

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Siegelman case sees new twists

Last September, career investigators at the U. S. Office of Special Counsel opened a probe into whether partisan politics was a factor in the Justice Department's prosecution of former Alabama governor Don Siegelman. More...

Religion

Make Jesus your shepherd

Spiritual Reflections

"The Horse Whisperer," is about a man who had a gift with horses. We don't have a horse whisperer here, but we have someone whose fame is rapidly spreading as a worker of magic with other animals. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Annual youth day and revival Walnut Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Highway 69 in Morvin, will hold its annual youth day at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, May 18. Guest minister will be The Rev. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Eldean P. Burge Eldean P. Burge, 90, of Linden, died Sunday, May 4, 2008, at Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital in Demopolis. Mrs. Burge was born July 15, 1917, in Fayette County to Blanche Eugenia Barley Peaton and Edward Gray Peaton. More...

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Matthew Edward Sikes, to Misty Juanita Stovall; Billy Joe Prince, to Summer Dawn Housley. Marriage license applications are just that-applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

Arrests booked into the Clarke County Jail during the past week include: Sierra Cade, 20, negotiating a worthless negotiable instrument, $500 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...

T'ville schools cut 17 jobs in budget crunch

Anticipating continued budget troubles from state and local sources, the Thomasville City School board eliminated 17 positions from its rolls last week. More...

"Schoolhouse" rocks at THS

PHOTO BY ARTHUR MCLEAN Julie Dozier, Jeff Shewmake and Caleb Clardy perform in the THS production of Schoolhouse Rock Live Junior Friday night at Thomasville High School. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Retired educators meeting The Clarke County Education Retirees Association will hold its final meeting for the 2007- 2008 year, at 11:45 a.m., Thursday, May 15, at Gaston's Grill in Thomasville. More...

People

VFDs fill the boot for MDA

The Pine Hill and Lower Peachtree Volunteer Fire Depart - ments will be joining forces again as they participate in the Muscu - lar Dystrophy Associa tion's Fillthe Boot Campaign. More...

T'ville council considers new work schedule

The City of Thomasville is looking for ways to be more efficient in city government. Mayor Sheldon Day proposed the idea Monday of having employees in the Street and Recreation Departments work 10-hour shift four days-a-week during the summer. More...

Field Day at Thomasville Elementary

PHOTO BY ARTHUR MCLEAN Kindergarten teacher April McDaniel and student Cooper Hankins try to fill a bott of water using only sponges during a game at Thomasville Elementary School's field day last week. More...

Sports

THS softball eliminated in second round

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger Softball team saw their hopes of winning a 4A State Championship dashed in the second round of the Sub-State Series this past Saturday, May, 10, when they lost two games to the St. James Lady Trojans. More...

Spring football ends with 28-7 victory

The Thomasville High School Tigers ended their spring football practice on a positive note this past Friday, May 9, when the defeated the Southern Choctaw High School Indians 28 - 7 in their annual spring game. More...

East- West Game is win-win situation

Taking Names and Keeping Score

As many of you may already know the annual Mack Outlaw Lions Club East - West All Star Baseball Game is scheduled for this Saturday, May 17 at the Thomasville High School baseball stadium. More...


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