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October 2, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Clayton is SWHS homecoming queen

PHOTO BY JOHNNY AUTERY Brooke Clayton (center) was crowned the Sweet Water Homecoming Queen Friday night. More...

SWHS averts forfeits

Sweet Water High School head football coach Stacy Luker's phone practically rang off the hook Friday after an early newspaper report indicated the school's football team would have to forfeit the first four games it played this season. More...

Area congressmen vote for bailout

Clarke County's two congressmen— a black Democrat and a white Republican—voted for the $700 billion bailout package for Wall Street Monday but the full House of Representatives rejected it in a stunning 228-205 vote. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Make sure you go vote

OUR VIEW

If you live in council district 1, we hope you will go to the polling place and vote next Tuesday. Less than 20 votes separated the three candidates. You personally know more than 16 people, so that shows just how close this race will be. More...

Political Cartoon

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Bailout problems I see

From the Editor's Desk

I'm no economist and I'm certainly no politician, but I have a pretty good "stupid detector" and it's pegged off the charts at a few things I've read about the bailout this week. More...

Religion

God has a plan for us all

Spiritual Reflections

In Accra, at the Baptist Guest House, we made the acquaintance of Danny and Sue Jaynes. They planned to fly to Tamale and then drive to the northwest region of Ghana. More...

Giving to those who give

Last week The Royal Ambassadors at Thomasville Baptist Church traveled through town sharing homemade cookies as a "thank you" to individuals and businesses "for all that you do to make our community great. More...

20-year anniversary homecoming

Christian Fellowship Baptist Church on Tallahatta Springs Road in Thomasville will hold its 20th anniversary homecoming Sunday Oct. 5. Sunday school with classes from 0- senior adults will begin at 9:30 a.m. More...

Sports

Tiger Homecoming Parade

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Tigers topple Sumter for homecoming

The Thomasville Tigers brought a smile to a large homecoming crowd at D. F. Anderson Field this past Friday, September 26, when they defeated the visiting Sumter County Wildcats 35 - 2. More...

Sweet Water unfazed by presence of Panthers

The Sweet Water Bulldogs continued their torrid pace this past Friday, September 26 when they completely dismantled the J. F. Shields Panthers 78 - 0 in a regional game for both teams. More...

Kaitlin Day is THS queen

PHOTO BY ARTHUR MCLEAN Kaitlin Day (center) was named the Homecoming Queen of Thomasville High School Friday night. More...

T'ville Council run-off vote to be Tuesday

Voters in Thomasville will return to the polls Tuesday to elect a council member and voters in Grove Hill will be back to select a mayor. Those are the only run-offs in the county from the Aug. 26 municipal elections. More...

City approves budget of $7.6 million

The Thomasville City Council approved a $7.6 million budget in a brief session Tuesday night. "This budget is going to have to be month to month, quarter to quarter," Mayor Sheldon Day said. More...

Woman survives jump from Jackson bridge

A 48-year-old local woman miraculously survived a jump from the Joe C. McCorquodale Bridge, which crosses the Tombigbee River on U.S. Highway 43 in Jackson, Tuesday. More...

Fire off Bashi Road

PHOTO BY TERRI LYLES This home caught fire Monday morning on Old Linden Road. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

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

VFDs plan singings, community events

Fulton VFD Fulton Volunteer Fire and Rescue will host its annual fall gospel singing Saturday, Oct. 4 in downtown Fulton. More...

People

Larrimore replaced at IP

Brad Larrimore is out as vice president and mill manager of International Paper Company's Pine Hill containerboard operation. The operation was formerly owned by Weyerhaeuser Company. Larrimore worked at the Pine Hill operation for 31 years. More...

Pritchett, Pope to wed

Louis Fox of Mobile announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of his daughter, Karen Donisha Jackson Pritchett of Grove Hill to Terry Dewayne Pope of Thomasville, son of M.C. Pope of Hartselle and Dorothy B. Pope of Thomasville. More...

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS

Reed Strother Holt Mr. and Mrs. Strother Holt (nee Emily Reed) of Pine Hill announce the birth of their son, Reed Strother Holt, born September 3, 2008, at 6:34 p.m. at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian, Miss. More...

School

Class of '58 plans 50-year reunion

Thomasville High School held an alumni homecoming reception on Friday, Sept. More...

Alumni attend homecoming reception at THS

Members of the class of 1998 came home for their 10th reunion. Class members pictured below, who were reunited during the homecoming reception last Friday at Thomasville High School, from left are: Thomas Jackson, Derrick Rotton and Keith Jones. More...

Extra yearbooks are going back soon

School News

Congratulations, Tigers! The football team once again proved victorious this week over Sumter County. Stu dents proudly showed their Tiger spirit throughout the homecoming festivities. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Robert Sutherland Cottrell Robert Sutherland Cottrell, 60, of Frankville, died September 22, 2008 in Mobile. Mr. Cottrell was a native of Mobile and a resident of Frankville. He worked for 11 years at Washington County Court House. More...

Diamond Club

The Thomasville High School Diamond Club is sponsoring a two-person scramble - 18 holes, with a shotgun tee time to be held beginning at 9 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 4. $50 registration fee for a two-person team. $10 mulligan fee (1 per 9 holes). More...

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Tommie L. Jackson Jr., to Brenda J. Robinson. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. Property deeds listed Dated Sept. More...


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