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June 26, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Thirteen-year-old wrecks car

Emergency crews worked for about an hour to cut Michael Stanley Dukes of Thomasville out of this Pontiac when it wrecked on AL 69 near Morvin Friday. According to state trooper reports, Dukes was 13 years. More...

The fire that wouldn't go out

Thomasville firefighters douse flames remaining in this house on Washington Avenue in downtown Thomasville. The fire department was called back three times over two days to the scene as new fires continued to spring up at the vacant home. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

OUR VIEW

Drama unneeded on city land deals

Mayor Sheldon Day was frustrated. Council member Charles Allen was frustrated. Everyone sitting in the Thomasville City Council's work session was frustrated too. Over what? The buying and selling of city property. More...

From the Editor's Desk

Broccoli will be next!

Ah! It's the attack of the killer tomatoes! No, I'm not talking about the 1978 movie, I'm talking about the latest thing to be terrified about - salmonella infected tomatoes. More...

Political Cartoon

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School

SWHS honor students announced

Sweet Water High School has announced the names of those students earning placement on the fourth nine-weeks honor rolls and the second semester honor rolls. The following students are included on those lists. More...

Students construct easels for TNH

During the fall term the Thomasville High School agriconstruction finishing class donated 17 wooden easels for residents at Thomasville Nursing Home. More...

TES 4th grade log cabin project

Korey Adams, Carolyn Beverly, Tucker Brasell, Brittany Brothers, Ashlan Casteel, Matthew Champion, Colton Cleveland, Keaundrea Coston, TaKeara Cox, Kendarius Curry, DeAndrew Dortch, Mary Elizabeth Gates, Lucas Gibson, Stacy Hall, Hannah Hawk, Octaviu More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Geneva Cade Geneva Cade, 45, of Morvin died June 11, 2008. Ms. Cade was born Feb. 25, 1963 to Mary Cade and Jefferie Cade Jr. of Morvin. She was a member of Gooden Hill Baptist Church. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of June 17-24 include: Javlin Dewayne Henderson, 32, alias writ of arrest, $204 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police made the following arrests last week: Jerrian Oneal Foreman - illegal possession/use of a credit card, Lakeisha Ann Crawford - DUI, William White - DUI, disorderly conduct, More...

Day, Allen clash over city land deals again

Mayor Sheldon Day and council member Charles Allen came to loggerheads over the issue of city property transactions. More...

School super Adkison gets glowing review

Independent evaluator John Osborne had high praise for Thomasville Schools superintendent Vic Adkison. Osborne was hired by the school system to complete a performance evaluation on Adkison. More...

HIPPY praised by commission

The Clarke County Commission approved Tuesday a resolution saluting the work of Jane Sellers and the HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of preschool Youngsters) program in Clarke County. More...

State agents interested in Wilcox home

A state narcotics agent walks away from a Wilcox County Sheriff's Department patrol car at a residence off AL 10 near Pine Hill Wednesday morning. More...

Candidates starting to come out for races

Qualifying for municipal races opens July 1 and continues through July 15 in area municipalities. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Medical field scholarships The Southwest Alabama Medical Center Auxiliary has scholarships available for students who have been accepted in a healthcare field at an approved educational facility. More...

People

Card of Thanks

The family of Louise Brasell would like to thank Southwest Alabama Medical Center's doctors, nurses and staff for their care and support. We would also like to thank everyone for their visits, cards and prayers during her stay at the hospital. More...

Civil rights trail to be formed

Across the United States, heritage tourism is on the rise. More...

Bagley, Powell plan July 26 wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Larry E. Bagley of Grove Hill announce the engagement of their daughter, Kari Michelle Bagley, to Matthew James Powell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel (Danny) Drury Powell IV of Leroy. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. More...

Religion

Spiritual Reflections

Commitment isn't enough, count cost

"I can't believe I'm out here on this front porch in this swing, just a swingin." Remember that? I built Peggy a porch swing for Mother's Day. Sunday she received the "paper rose" for being the oldest mother at church. I can't say much. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Youth explosion Star Bethel P.B. Church in Sweet Water will host a youth explosion at 7 p.m., Saturday, June 28. Church pastor, Elder John Wright, invites all youth. More...

Pine Chapel academic banquet held

Pine Chapel Baptist Church No. 2 held its annual Frank B. Dean Banquet on Sunday, June 22. This recognition, of the youth of Pine Chapel, was originated by Rev. Frank B. Dean in 1974 with the first banquet being held in 1975. More...

Sports

Thomasville 9-10 girls go 2-1 in tournament so far

The Thomasville 9 & 10 year old girls' softball team ran their district tournament record to 2 - 1 when they picked up a 12 - 3 win over Sweet Water in their second game on Saturday, June 21. More...

Tigers win three in big Atlanta tournament

The Thomasville High School Tiger baseball team traveled to Atlanta, Ga. last week to play in the prestigious 2008 Parkview Summer Shootout. More...

Thomasville 7-8 year old all-stars

The Thomasville seven and eight year old boys all-star team played Friday and Saturday in Monroeville, losing 13-3 to Wilcox and 12-10 to Monroeville. More...