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October 9, 2008 RSS feed / People

Soccer registration starts Oct. 14

Registration for the 2008 soccer season will be held Saturday, October 18, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m., at Gates Drive Park in front of the concession stand. This is a one day registration. More...

Coston, Wolverton plan Oct. 18 wedding

Edna Lee Coston of Thomasville announces the engagement and impending marriage of her daughter, Crystal Renisha Coston to Terry Lamar Wolverton of Pascagoula, Miss., son of Mr. and Mrs. Otis Wolverton of Pascagoula. More...

Ashton Phillips chosen to Christmas on River Court

Ashton Phillips, a junior at Thomasville High School, was chosen to be part of the 2008 Christmas on the River Court last Saturday night in Demopolis. More...

Christmas on the River Court

Pictured from left are: Lindsey Sexton, fourth alternate, Southern Academy; Kathleen Randall, second alternate, Demopolis High School; Alexa Beech, Miss Christmas on the River, Demopolis High School; Hillary Stapp, first alternate, Demopolis High Sch More...

BBCF grant awarded

The Pine Hill Mission developed out of the volunteer spirits of individuals who provided services for elderly residents, families who have lost their homes to natural disasters and individuals with special illnesses. More...

Donation made - challenge given

PHOTO BY ELIZABETH LEDKINS Elinor Ott of the Thomasville Research Club presented a check for $500 to the Thomasville Library Foundation as its investment in the foundation's big project, a new Thomasville Library. More...

Dunagan discusses book in T'ville

A Clarke County native who grew up in Grove Hill came back to the area to read from his first novel at a book signing last week. More...

New tag design unveiled

Governor Bob Riley unveiled the design for the new license plate that will go into circulation in January. More...

Congratulations, brother!

PHOTO BY JIM COX David Newton, right, congratulates his brother, Jerry Newton on his election as mayor of Grove Hill following the announcement of Tuesday's vote. More...

Plenty of events on tap for month of October

Plenty of events are on tap for October around the area. Starting things off, Thomasville High School will perform the musical "Annie" at the Thomasville Civic Center. Performances will be held Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. and Oct. 18 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. More...

County to hold an antiterrorism drill at CCHS

Clarke County Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security will conduct an "active shooter" exercise on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at Clarke County High School. More...

Five generations

Haley Brooke Luker is shown here with her forefathers and mothers. Mary Phillips - great-great-grandmother - is holding Brooke. Juanita Luker is her great-grandmother. Standing are her grandfather Michael Luker and her father, Chris Luker. More...

Tree of Lights project gets under way

The Southwest Alabama Medical Center Auxiliary will be sponsoring a "Christmas Tree of Lights" project. The theme will be "A Light Shines for Someone Special." The Christmas tree will be lit Dec. More...

Chance Mason completes basic training

Navy Reserve Seaman Chance A. Mason, daughter of Herbert Mason of Pine Hill, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. More...

Sunny South holds annual reunion

The Sunny South United Reunion and Fun Day was held Saturday, Oct. 4. More than 200 residents, former residents and descendants attended the third annual event. Lucy Brown Carson was overall chairman for the homecoming day. More...

THS library receives donation

The Worthwhile Club recently made a donation to the Thomasville High School library in memory of Ruth Hinson. More...

Untouchable Memories ribbon cutting

PHOTO SUBMITTED The Thomasville Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting at Untouchable Memories on West Front Street in Thomasville. More...

Smithsonian exhibit at Clarke County museum

"Inspirations from the Forest," an exhibit produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, will open at the Clarke County Museum Oct. 10. More...