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September 25, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

T'ville Chamber has biz and public events on tap

The Thomasville Chamber of Commerce is entering its busiest time of year. More...

County commission sets $13.96 million budget

The Clarke County Commission Tuesday approved a $13.96 million balanced budget but it took some last minute juggling to make up a $600,000 plus anticipated deficit in the road and bridge department. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Bail out backlash deserved

OUR VIEW

Welcome to the new America, where Wall Street's blunders are put on the backs of hard working, taxpaying American citizens. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Help in getting a bailout

From the Editor's Desk

Are you angry about the bail out of all these investment banks and mortgage giants after they shamefully put the screws to millions of unwitting homeowners? Think you've seen enough greed and malfeasance to last a lifetime? More...

Religion

God's eyes see no color

Spiritual Reflections

In Northern Ghana, the waters of the White Volta and the Black Volta form one river, and flow all the way to the Gulf of Guinea, the waterway to the Atlantic Ocean, which lies on the Southern shore of Ghana. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Cookbooks available Elam Baptist Church is selling cookbooks to raise funds for the fellowship hall. Cost of the books is $12. If interested call Susan at 334- 636-4277, Denice at 334-636- 9559 or any member of Elam Baptist Church. More...

Sports

Tigers defeat Blue Eagles 23-14 in Brewton

The Thomasville Tigers evened their 2008 season mark at 2 - 2 and improved their region record to 2 - 1 this past Friday, September 19, when they defeated the W. S. Neal Blue Eagles 23 - 14 in a game played in East Brewton. More...

Never know what you're going to get

Taking Names and Keeping Score

In the movie "Forrest Gump" Tom Hanks who plays the lead role, has a line that has not only become synonymous with the movie but in many respects has become as famous as Rhett Butler's parting line from the movie classic "Gone With The Wind". More...

Bulldogs hammer Pirates 65-7 in Fruitdale

The Sweet Water Bulldogs traveled to Fruitdale this past Friday, September 19 and handed the Pirates a 65 - 7 shellacking. More...

THS Homecoming Friday

PHOTO BY ARTHUR MCLEAN Thomasville High School will be holding its homecoming game Friday night. A homecoming parade will roll through downtown Thomasville this evening at 5 p.m. with a pep rally on Wilson Avenue to follow immediately afterward. More...

T'ville budget proposal at $7.6 million

After rebooting its land swap deal, and opening up the process again to take bids from all comers, the city was left with one bidder to swap for the city's former landfill property; Jacques Prescott. More...

T'ville schools get good audit

Thomasville's city schools again received an excellent review of their books by independent auditors. The auditors did raise a red flag over what is termed segregation of duties. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Author to visit Thomasville The Thomasville Library Foundation will host a free author visit at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 30 at the Thomasville Civic Center on West Front Street in historic downtown in the old high school building. More...

People

Fire station expansion

PHOTO BY ARTHUR MCLEAN Work is progressing on Fire Station No. 2 on Old Hwy. 5 in Thomasville. The construction is adding a third truck bay to the station. More...

Malone-Daniels wed in T'ville

Deirdre Malone, daughter of Robert "R.L." and Susie B. Ma - lone of Coffeeville and James Stacey Daniels, son of Clarence and Willie Daniels of Millry, exchanged marriage vows in a private ceremony at 6:30 p.m., Sept. More...

Simmons-Bradford engagement announced

Ms. Sarah Evans Valine of Jackson and Mr. Lewis C. Simmons of Denver, Colo. announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Rachel Louise Simmons to James Clayton Bradford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Bradford of Thomasville. More...

School

Leadership Wilcox tour F.S. Ervin Elementary School

On Sept. 12, Principal Richard Bryant gave Leadership Wilcox a tour of F.S. Ervin Elementary School. Leadership Wilcox is a network of established community leaders willing to participate in a unified effort to shape the future of Wilcox County. More...

Tribute to 9-11 presented

Thursday, Sept. 11, Thomasville High School and Thomas Middle School were presented with a special tribute to Sept. 11, 2001. The production was created by Larremy Pope, a student in the media class. More...

Blood drive set Oct. 1 in library

School News

Everyone has been extra busy at Thomasville High School because it is homecoming week! There will be a homecoming parade this evening at 5 p.m. The downtown peprally will begin at 6 p.m. Come out and join the fun! More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Pamela Smith Etheredge Pamela Smith Etheredge, 59, of Leroy, died September 15, 2008, at Mobile Infirmary Medical Center in Mobile. Mrs. Etheredge was a native and resident of Leroy. She was an RN for many years. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

Arrests booked from the Clarke County Jail during the past week include: Kelvin Lemark Chapman, 26, assault, second degree, $7,500 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Michael Eugene Allday, to Patricia Jeanne Aparo; James S. Daniels, to Deirdre Malone; Roy Bell Robertson III, to Fallon K.C. Wade; Jonathan Blake Rager, to Rhonda Smith Jones; Howell M. More...