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August 7, 2008 RSS feed / People

Sue Mouring competes in Ms. Alabama Nursing Home

Sue Mouring, a resident at Thomasville Nursing Home, was selected as a top 10 finalist for the 26th annual Ms. Alabama Nursing Home Pageant, which was held at The Wynfrey Hotel in Birmingham on Tuesday, Aug. 5. More...

Residents' great-granddaughter studies abroad

April Amanda Caddell, greatgranddaughter of Thomasville residents, the late Mr. and Mrs. Donnie Lee Holt Sr., completed a study abroad program this summer in Oaxaca, Mexico. April is an advanced sophomore at Spelman College in Atlanta, Ga. More...

Avritt, Wilson united in marriage

Miss Carmen Anita Avritt became the bride of Zachary Bruce Wilson at 4 p.m., Saturday, June 7, 2008, at the Pine Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Carl Williams officiating. More...

Mousey 'mater

Una Hill and her husband Pat discovered some unusual markings on their tomatoes this week. A discolored area shaped like the trademark outline of the Disney Corporation's Mickey Mouse provided a chance for jokes from the Hills. More...

Animal cruelty can lead to other abusive behaviors

Beaten and starved, the animal in this picture didn't have to suffer like this. Look at the picture again and see what we have all allowed to happen by not having an animal care and control center in our county. More...

Col. King retires after 27 years in USMC

[Editor's note: Prior to joining the military Mark A. King was headmaster and coach at Catherine Academy in Catherine and was coach at Morgan Academy in Selma. More...

St. Stephens Historical Commission is seeking volunteers

The St. Stephens Historical Commission, in cooperation with the University of South Alabama Center for Archaeological Studies, will host a day of sorting historical artifacts on Saturday, August 16, beginning at 8:30 a.m. at St. More...

New Health Dept. building ribbon cutting

Grove Hill elected officials, chamber representatives and others joined state health officials at ribbon cutting for new Clarke County Health Department facility on Highway 84 East in Grove Hill on July 25. More...

Alton McRee named EVP of 1st USB

Alton McRee has recently been named executive vice president for First United Security Bank. McRee was formerly senior vice president of Agri-Finance and Mortgage Lending at United Bank based in Atmore. More...

Kimbrough, Fox exchange vows

Jessica Ann Kimbrough and Loran Leroy Fox were married in a private ceremony at 12 o'clock noon, on June 7, 2008, at the Thomasville United Methodist Church in Thomasville. The bride is the daughter of Judge and Mrs. More...

Local photographer's photo makes cover of Portico Magazine

A photo of Kassady Wise and David Gibson's wedding, taken by Thomasville photographer Elizabeth Ledkins, recently made the cover of the July 2008 issue of Portico, a monthly magazine published in Birmingham. More...

Group encouraging orders to make state spay/neuter tags available

The Alabama Veterinary Medical Foundation (ALVMF) is urging residents of Alabama to participate in its Spay-Neuter License Plate program unveiled in November of 2007. The cost of the tag is the standard $50 like other specialized tags, with $41. More...

High-speed wireless internet now in Pine Hill

Pine Belt Wireless, part of the Pine Belt Telephone Companies based in Arlington, announced the latest expansion of its QuickSpeed Wireless Internet Service, Pine Belt's newest high speed internet product, now available to Wilcox County homes and b More...

SERVICE BRIEFS

James R. Breitling Army National Guard Sgt. James R. Breitling has returned to the 1st battalion, 131st Cavalry, Daleville, after being deployed to an overseas forward operating base in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. More...