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June 19, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Taste of Thomasville

Saronda Allday, Kathy Roberts, B.J. Etheredge and Melinda Foster of Olde Towne Coffee Company serve at the Taste of Thomasville Monday. About 100 people turned out for the event. More photos from the event are on Page 1B. More...

All T'ville council members plan to run for reelection

All the members of Thomasville's city council said they intended to file for reelection this year when qualifying opens July 1. More...

T'ville Goody's avoids closure

The Goody's Family Clothing store in Thomasville isn't among several slated for closing due to the filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection by the Knoxville, Tenn.- based private company. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Looking forward to completed civic center

OUR VIEW

About this time three years ago, we wrote about the proposed civic center. Here's what we had to say then: "We don't know if it's now or never for Thomasville's proposed cultural arts and convention center, but it might as well be. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

From the Editor's Desk

Flooding woes nothing new

There were the stranded people who had to be saved by helicopter. There was the flooding. And then there were the complaints that it didn't seem like the government knew the extent of the problem. More...

School

Elementary School Awards

Thomasville Elementary School Principal Adam Sealy presented awards to the student in each grade with the highest average. More...

SWHS Math-a-Thon benefited St. Jude Hospital

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital announced the successful completion of the Matha Thon at Sweet Water High School. Math-a-Thon is an educationally based fund-raising program in which students obtain sponsors for the students in grades K-9. More...

Ervin honor students announced

F.S. Ervin Elementary School has announced the names of those students earning placement on the fourth nine-weeks and yearly honor rolls. The following students are included. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Dennis Ray Hunter Dennis Ray Hunter, 54, of Arling - ton, died June 8, 2008 in Selma. Mr. Hunter was employed as a laborer and a state fair worker. More...

Marriage license applications

Justin Nathaniel Winters, to Brittney Breann Kelley; Charles Daniel Steed Jr., to Rachael Marie Roberts; Timothy Lee Morgan, to Natasha Nicole Green; Christopher Lee Bohl, to Jennifer Lauren Dodd. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated June 6-12

Lincoln Welch Jr., to Darrell Dewayne Welch. Ever Mae Perine, to Tony Dunn. Vincent E. Holley, to Henry Frowner. Malcom L. Deas, to Gwyn C. Faile. Sabrina Andrews, to Ian Anderson Snow. Ian Anderson, to Sabrina Andrews. E. More...

Linden mayor, former T'ville resident Vice passes at 74

Roy Pascal "Pat" Vice Sr., mayor of Linden and one time resident of Thomasville died after lengthy illness Tuesday. He was 74 years old. More...

Hole Shot drag races hit the water this weekend

The boat races are back at Campbell's Landing this weekend. 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...

Rutherford solicitation for murder case on summer docket set to start next week

Four murder cases are on a special jury docket set for next week in Clarke County Circuit Court along with a solicitation for murder case, several rape/sex cases and several drug cases. More...

McLain gets 50 years in Chicken Coop verdict

Presiding Circuit Judge Thomas Baxter sentenced Trenton J. McLain to 50 years in the state penitentiary June 4 for murder. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Mowa Choctaw Pow-wow The 29th annual Mowa Choctaw Pow-Wow will be held June 19, 20 and 21 in Mt. Vernon. Admission is $5 for ages 6 and up and under age 5 is free. Gates open Thursday at 4 p.m. and is kicked off by the annual parade. More...

People

VFD extends thanks

The Opine-Tallahatta Springs Volunteer Fire Department says thank you to everyone for their generous support of the annual fund raiser, held May 17 at the fire station. More...

C'ville music festival July 5

The second Coffeeville Music Festival will be held Saturday, July 5 on Dr. Edwina Hart's property at 21370 Highway 69 South in Coffeeville. Local gospel talent performing from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. will be Land Boys, Taylor and Megan Brooks, Mr. More...

Flag Day ceremony

VFW Post 5106 in Thomasville held a ceremony retiring worn United States flags. This year, the Thomasville Girl Scouts were invited to participate in the ceremony. More...

Religion

Spiritual Reflections

Lose the blue funk with Jesus

The last couple of days I have been feeling a little down. That's not supposed to happen to a R.L.M. (real live missionary). Oh yeah? Well it does. I laid it to fatigue and figured it would pass. More...

Pineview Sunday School

Sunday, June 15 Joe Clayton, Ben Pugh, Robert Dement, John Wayne Overstreet, Cliff Scarbrough, Clarence Newton, Frank Jackson, Billy Kennedy, John Reaves. More...

Col. Glenn Frazier to speak at PBC

World War II Japanese POW Col. Glenn Frazier will be telling his story in Thomasville during a patriotic service at 7 p.m., Saturday, June 21 at Pineview Baptist Church on Highway 43. More...

Sports

Sweet Water all-star team

The 7 & 8 year old stars for Sweet Water will play June 20th in Monroeville. Kneeling--R.J. Rodgers, Thomas Lewis, Darrion Nevils, Sasha Smith, Chastian Washington, Noah Thompson back row: Robert Dockery, Deshawn Blanks, More...


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