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July 31, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Ken Nichols enters race for T'ville District 1 seat

Ken Nichols qualified for the district one city council seat on Monday, July 14. Nichols has been a member of the Thomasville community for 47 years, including 25 with his wife, Vickie Luker Nichols. More...

Sale tax holiday

Beginning Friday and running through Sunday, Alabama will hold its third annual sales tax holiday prior to the beginning of the school year. For a list of items exempted from the sales tax, go to: http://www.ador.state.al.us/sales tax/salestaxhol. More...

Coffeeville candidates gearing up

Coffeeville Mayor Faye Cotten is seeking a third term in the Aug. 26 election. She said she wants to continue the work she has done for the past eight years. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Get to know your teachers

OUR VIEW

Schools in and around Thomasville will be back in session soon. And when classes start, there will be some new faces in some of the classrooms and roaming the halls. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Pay rising rapidly at AG's office

Acouple of weeks back we learned that Attorney General Troy King is the second highest paid attorney general of any state in the union, just behind California AG Jerry Brown. Brown, a former two-term governor of that state, earns $184,301. More...

Religion

Spiritual Reflections

Stable at inn was 'One Star'

Till's by the Sea," is advertised as a "Two Star" resort. I had booked the reservations by phone. The only phone available is a cell phone. More...

Pineview Sunday School

Sunday, July 27, 2008 Windell Sheffield, Billy Kennedy, Henry Burnette, Winston Parden, Ralph Smyly, Joe Clayton, John Wayne Overstreet, Clarence Newton, Cliff Scarbrough, Ben Pugh, Robert Dement, Cordell Hutto, Frank Jackson, John Reaves. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Living Proof Live - Grove Hill Grove Hill Baptist Church will sponsor its Living Proof Live 2008 simulcast featuring internationally-acclaimed Bible teacher Beth Moore live via satellite with worship leader Travis Cottrell. More...

Little dancers take the stage

Anthony Ezell, owner of a dance studio in Jackson runs the students at the Boys and Girls Club in Thomasville thorugh the steps of a dance number they were to perform Wednesday. More...

Alberta Dixon running for relection to District 5

Thomasville Councilwoman Alberta Smiley Dixon has begun her campaign to retain her position in District 5. Mrs. Dixon stated she wants to thank all the citizens of her district for their support and cooperation over the years. More...

Rural Supplier conference aims for bigger, better

This is the fourth year for the annual supplier's conference in Thomasville, and organizers expect it will be the biggest and hope it will be the best yet. Scheduled for Aug. 13, it will be held in the new Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Attention Thomasville municipal candidates:

The last day to turn in your announcement story for publication in the Times free of charge is Tuesday, August 5 at 12 p.m. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Q'back Club The Thomasville Quarterback Club will have an organizational meeting at 7 p.m., Aug. 5, in the Thomasville High School library. All parents and supporters are encouraged to attend. More...

People

Reunions planned

Snodgrass family The Snodgrass family reunion will be held Sunday, Aug. 10, at the home of W.V. Bedwell beginning at noon. Bring lawn chairs and a covered dish. For more information call 334-636-2696. More...

Livestrong riders visit T'ville

Cyclists Charlie Dickson, Britt Gober, Tom Simon and Joe Haeggquist paid a visit to Thomasville this week as they ride from California to Washington, D.C. raising awareness and money in the fight against cancer. More...

Robertson, Hare to wed

Jim and Vicky Robertson, of North Little Rock, Ark., announce the engagement of their daughter, Julie Robertson to Jason Hare of Grove Hill. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Leigh Ward Abrams Leigh Ward Abrams, 35, of Gallion, died Tuesday, July 29, 2008, at her home. Ms. Abrams was a native of Marengo County, a resident of Gallion and a member of Providence Baptist Church. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail for the past week include: Christopher Allen Duncan, 25, probation violation, arrested by Life Tech. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following misdemeanor charges last week: James Kevin Moree - public drunkenness, Edde Dean Mitchell - unlawfull possession of marijuana, Titus Cowan - Discharging a firearm in the city limits, Jerry Ha More...