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July 17, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Megginson running in District 1

Thomasville councilwoman Grace Megginson has announced her candidacy for reelection to District I of the Thomasville City Council. She feels her experience, dedication and love for Thomasville are some of her best qualifications for reelection. More...

T'ville CDC starting up

After months of talk, research and pounding the pavement, a community development corporation is taking shape in Thomasville. More...

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Editorials

OUR VIEW

We all need to get unstuck sometimes

It's easy to get stuck. Think about your routines, your day to day mind set. Are you stuck? You probably are, and you might not even know it. It's easy to get stuck in the same old way of doing things, the same of way of thinking about things. More...

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From the Editor's Desk

Here to help retiring pros

Ladies and gentlemen, please allow me this space to announce a new business I just started yesterday. I've noticed a great need in this country that is currently not being met. More...

School

Etheredge awarded $27,000 THINK BIG scholarship

Steven J. Etheredge of Thomasville has been awarded a scholarship from Thompson Tractor to pursue an associate's degree as a Caterpillar dealer service technician at South Georgia Technical College in Americus, Ga. More...

'Cool science' flies high

Kelvin Gates and Ashton Woods built the highest-flying bottle rockets in their "Cool Science" elective class at Thomasville Middle School this past semester. More...

SWHS tour Marengo Tech Center

Some of the Sweet Water High School sophomores toured the Marengo County Tech Center on Monday, May 12. The purpose of the tour was to be informed of possible career opportunities offered while still enrolled in high school. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Robert H. Renner Robert H. Renner, 78, of Spanish Fort, died Friday, July 11, 2008, at his home. Mr. Renner, a former resident of Linden, was born Sept. 2, 1929 in Aurora, Ill. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail this week include: John Robert Dailey, 30, probation violation, $50,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department made the following felony arrests last week: Jaccord Daniel Welch - burglary, Johnitia Davon Kimbrough - possession of a forged instrument, Billy Davis Cunningham - illegal possession/use of a credit card, Dexte More...

Chamber moving back to old home

The City of Thomasville has reached a year-to-year lease agreement with Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce to move into the Wilkerson Building. More...

Sweet Water native serves spiritual duty in Iraq

Often times, we Americans may place the Iraqi War at the bottom of our priority list. We may discount the notion that we should even be concerned about the war at all. More...

DuBose's lawyers can't agree over his sanity

The lawyer representing ousted Circuit Judge Stuart DuBose before the Alabama Court of the Judiciary argues that his client is entitled to a new trial because of DuBose's mental deficits but another lawyer who is representing him on federal firearm More...

Tiny turnout in state run-off

Only 333 Clarke County voters cast ballots in Tuesday's run-off. The only races on the ballot were two Republican statewide contests. The turnout amounted to less than two percent of the county's approximately 17,700 regsitered voters. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Dance instruction Anthony Ezell of Ezell's Contemporary Dance Studio (a part of the Cultural Arts Center) will be giving instruction to students at the Boys and Girls Club in Thomasville. More...

People

T'ville native's art exhibit heads to Alexandria, La.

An art exhibition titled doni jordan: Type opens at the River Oaks Square Arts Center in Alexandria, LA, on Friday, July 18, 2008 at 5:00pm. The exhibition runs through August 23, 2008 in the Stokes-Harris Gallery. More...

Corrections

A story in last week's issue of The Thomasville Times contained an error. It listed the home office of Coastal Gateway as being in Monroeville. It is located in Brewton. More...

FUSB names Rick Harvey Senior Vice President and Commercial Lender

THOMASVILLE, AL - Rick Harvey has recently been named Senior Vice President and Commercial Lender for First United Security Bank according to Bank President/CEO Terry Phillips. More...

Religion

Spiritual Reflections

Honor your mother by worshiping the God who made you

This is several weeks behind, but I have to tell you this. Mother's Day is celebrated on the same day and in much the same way here, as in the states. More...

Pineview Sunday School

Sunday, July 13, 2008 Windell Sheffield, Billy Kennedy, Clarence Newton, Frank Jackson, Winston Parden, Ben Pugh, Joe Clayton, Ralph Smyly, Cordell Hutto, John Wayne Overstreet and Frank Robison. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Homecoming - Morvin Kiel Memorial Temple church of God in Christ in Morvin will celebrate its annual homecoming beginning at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, July 20. Guest speaker will be Elder Jimmy Allen. More...

Sports

Nick McCurdy named Atlantic League all-star

Thomasville's Nick McCurdy received notice this past week that he had been selected to be one of 48 players who will take part in the 2008 Atlantic League All-Star game which was set to be played on Wednesday, July 16, at the Commerce Bank Park in More...

Lower Peach Tree sports tournaments offer fun

Trying to keep up the momentum of positive, family friendly activities, the Learning for Life Program is hosting a new event in Lower Peach Tree. More...

Getting ready for the season

Coach Jack Hankins (white shirt) directs his players during a seven on seven passing scrimmage against Linden High School Friday. More...


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