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September 4, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Rally held at courthouse for Rowser-Bey

A crowd of more than 50 people gathered near the Clarke County Courthouse Friday morning protesting the incarceration of Thedford Rowser- Bey of Demopolis who has been held in the Clarke County Jail since being arrested on charges of practicing a l More...

Eastern Equine Encephalitis found in Baldwin County

The Baldwin County Health Department announced that a sentinel chicken from the Lillian area has been confirmed positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis. More...

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People

City donations

PHOTO BY STAFF Thomasville's largest retailer presented donations to city operations recently. The donations included $1,000 for the fire dpeartment, $1,000 to the DARE program, $500 to the library and $500 to the recreation department. More...

Robinson, Ware each retire after 30 years

The dietary department at Thomasville Nursing Home gave Rosalyn Robinson a retirement party last week in honor of her retiring after 30 years. More...

TNH Olympics held

Thomasville Nursing Home residents recently celebrated the Olympics. They had fun games including volleyball, hula hoop and other activities. Residents are pictured enjoying a gave of volleyball against staff members. More...

School

Free tutoring services available to Alabama students of all ages

Alabamians regardless of age are able to benefit from free tutoring services by logging on to www.homeworkalabama.org, Gov. Bob Riley announced during a visit to a public library in Montgomery. More...

Welcome back to a new school year

School News

Welcome back, students and teachers! With club meetings, football practices, and drama rehearsals, the year is off with a bang. Even with the devastating loss to Sweet Water last Friday, fans are refusing to lose spirit. More...

For The Record

Clarke County Sheriff's report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the past week include: Merrill Renee Morris, 28, two counts non-child support, $254 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department arrested a juvenile on four felony charges of illegal use and possession of a credit card last week. Misdemeanor charges filed by the department were: Daniel Cowan - harassment, Marcus J. More...

Gustav misses Clarke County

Once fearsome Hurricane Gustav was still a dangerous storm by the time it made landfall in Louisiana Monday, but it packed far less punch than originally feared, and it's direction left Clarke County unscathed save for rains. More...

Rotton fighting parole of father who killed mother

Ten years ago this past July, shots rang out at the Hamilton house, leaving one person dead, and a family broken. Now, the man who was convicted of pulling the trigger is up for parole and his eldest daughter is fighting to keep him in prison. More...

Clarke County firefighters back from wildfires

Clarke County Forester Benji Elmore recently returned from 14 days of fighting wild fires in California and Oregon. More...

Jackson cops chase down robbers

Area law enforcement officers were forced to earn their pay starting early Labor Day morning, when the Sonic Drive-in restaurant and a Washington County store were both robbed at gunpoint, resulting in a high-speed chase from Jackson to Mt. Vernon. More...

Editorials

Seeing different sides

OUR VIEW

There are times when we can all be stunned by the cruelty and selfishness of people. But there are also times when we can be equally stunned by the generosity of people. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Surviving the evacuation

From the Editor's Desk

When the hurricane comes, we must all make sacrifices. For my mom in Mobile and eldest sister in New Orleans, that meant evacuating just in case things got bad, as in Katrina bad. More...

Religion

Pray for supply plane's arrival

Spiritual Reflections

There was once a television series, "Fantasy Island," starring Ricardo Montalban. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Homecoming and revival Thomasville Church of God in Christ will hold homecoming and revival Sept. 6 through Sept. 11. Bishop Richard White will be the guest speaker at 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 6. Elder James Starkes Jr. More...

Senior ladies Sunshine Club resumes meetings

On Thursday, Sept. 11, at 10 a.m., the Springfield Methodist Protestant Sunshine Club will meet for the first time since May. In the fall of 1999 a group of ladies met and organized this club. We had 10 to 12 members to join. More...

Sports

Bulldogs take victory home from T'ville

The Sweet Water Bulldogs traveled to D. F. Anderson Field this past Friday night and handed the Thomasville Tigers a 30 - 14 loss. More...

Making a tough trip a reality

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Ihave a close friend who once told me that when it came to sporting events, that as far as I was concerned, if there was one I really wanted to attend somehow I would work things out to make it. More...

Marengo wins season opener

The Marengo High School Panthers took a 22 - 6 lead in the first half of their season opener with the Georgiana Panthers this past Friday, August 29, and then held on for a 22 - 14 victory. More...


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