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June 12, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Boise pays taxes but not penalties

Local Boise Inc. representatives on Monday delivered tax checks to Clarke County Revenue Commissioner Chris Beverly totaling $3,069,483. More...

City approves park access road

The Thomasville City Council approved a resolution Monday for construction of a three-lane road in the city's South Industrial Park. The $1,109,991.92 bid was from S.A. More...

Abandoned buildings to be targeted for city action

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day expressed concern Monday over abandoned buildings in the city. "I'm going to get with (City Attorney Edmon McKinley) over the next couple weeks," he told the council during their work session. More...

Lightning starts fires

Thomasville Fire Department firefighters put out blazes started by lightning strikes during a thunderstorm in Thomasville Tuesday afternoon. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

OUR VIEW

It's time to get on with the tankers

It's time to settle the Air Force tanker contract and get on with building the things. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

State going after drug companies

Next Monday the State of Alabama will begin its second trial in the "Average Wholesale Price" litigation against major drug companies. The state contends that Defendants GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. More...

Religion

A Word from Scott

Crying and rejoicing

The Bible says in Romans 12:15 that we are suppose to rejoice with those who rejoice and weep with those who weep. One would say, 'of course, we should definitely rejoice and cry with others, it's the right thing to do'. More...

A ride with Jesus

One hundred ninty six children, ages 4 years through sixth grade participated in Thomasvile Baptist Church Vacation Bible School, June 2 - 6. More...

Spiritual Reflections

Gather with God on the porch

For the last four weeks we have taught at the seminary, worked in the library, and had the privilege of preaching each Sunday in a different church. More...

Sports

Travelers sink Pirates in summer action

The Thomasville Travelers opened their 2008 campaign with a clean sweep of the visiting Atlanta Pirates this past weekend. The action started with a twi-night doubleheader on Friday, June 6 and concluded with an afternoon twin bill on Saturday. More...

New rules and bag limits for Gulf fishing this year

Anglers who fish the Gulf of Mexico for reef fish species that include all snappers, groupers, sea bass, amberjacks, triggerfish, hogfish, red porgy and tilefish came under new fishing gear regulations and a reduced red snapper bag limit as of June More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

A child like love for the game

One thing I can honestly say is, I have seen more than my fair share of sporting events throughout my lifetime. More...

DuBose removed from office

The Alabama Court of the Judiciary removed Circuit Judge Stuart C. DuBose from office last Thursday, June 5 for violating the Judicial Canon of Ethics. The decision following a day-long trial the day before. More...

Participating restaurants named for Taste of Thomasville event

The Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce's "Taste of Thomasville" scheduled to run from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday, June 16 will be the first official event at the new civic center. More...

Thomasville Nursing Home gets perfect score from state

The Thomasville Nursing Home received a rare score from the state inspectors this month. The nursing home received a review score of "no deficiencies" on its annual inspection by state health officials. More...

Coastal Gateway not reporting to Clarke County commision

Members of the Clarke County Commission expressed their concern Tuesday about having information on the activities of the Coastal Gateway Economic Development Authority. More...

Tanker spills along county roads

A tanker truck accidentally spilled "petroleum coke" over five-and-a half miles of county roads Saturday night in Marengo and Clarke Counties. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Olive Lodge events Olive Lodge No. 334 F&AM will hold its annual communication and officer election at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, June 12. A workday will be held on Saturday, June 14 at the lodge beginning at 8 a.m. More...

People

Fulton Tales in T'ville

Linda Brown signs copies of her book, Fulton Tales at Dozier Gift Shop Friday in Thomasville. More...

Hole Shot races next week

The boat races are coming back to Campbell's Landing next week. The Thomasville Quarterback Club is hosting the Outboard Drag Boat Association again at the Larry Stephens Memorial Boat Race, commonly known as the Hole Shot. More...

Tanksley, Knight to wed June 28

Mr. and Mrs. Gregory L. Tanksley of Hartselle announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Meghan Lynn Tanksley of Gulf Shores to Christopher Kyle Knight of Gulf Shores, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ricky W. Knight of Thomasville. More...

School

Area students receive degrees

Jim Davis Jim Davis of Thomasville graduated May 3 from the University of West Alabama. He was awarded a bachelor of science degree in business administration and marketing. Davis is the son of Alex and Pat Davis of Thomasville. More...

Third grade Accelerated Readers

Thomasville Elementary School third grade students recently completed a productive year in the Accelerated Reader program. More...

Middle school Scholars Bowl team

Thomasville Middle School has selected the members of its 2008-2009 Scholars Bowl team. Pictured front row, from left are: Zac Rasmussen, Lauren Kynard, Hannah Sparks, Morgan Powell, Katye Moody, Kelli Garrett and Jacobs Brewer. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Myra Grey Kinman Myra Grey Kinman, 49, of Whatley, died Sunday, June 1, 2008, at Mobile Infirmary in Mobile. Mrs. Kinman was born Tuesday, August 26, 1958, in Chatom. She was a homemaker and attended Grove Hill Church of Christ. More...

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Ernest C. Moss, to Marilyn A. More...

Thomasville Police Department report

The Thomasville Police Department made the following arrests for the two-week period ending June 8: Christopher Brock - child abuse , Tyechia Denson Watkins - False reporting of an incident, public drunkenness, disorderly conduct, resisting arres More...


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