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October 16, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Hicks recovering from car wreck

Thomasville Police Chief Billy Hicks is continuing his recovery from the road crash that injured him last week. He was transferred from USA Medical Center in Mobile to UAB-Spain Rehabilitation Center in Birmingham. More...

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Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Granny Sweet Shop The Bank of Pine Hill Advisory Board will be sponsoring "Granny's Sweet Shop" at Depot Day on Sat., Oct. 25. All types of homemade goodies will be available. To place a special order, call 334-963-4343. More...

People

Make plans now to attend Ghost Walk

The Arts Council of Thomasville will hold the 5th Annual Kathryn Tucker Windham "Ghost Walk" on Saturday, Nov. 1 with tours at 7, 8, and 9 p.m. in downtown Thomasville. There will be new stories from Mrs. More...

Steadman, Osborn plan Nov. 22 wedding

Mrs. Sandra Steadman Smith of Gulfport, Miss., announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Jessica Shea Steadman to John Brandon Osborn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lionel Osborn of Thomasville. More...

Day, Dellinger to wed

Mayor and Mrs. Sheldon Day of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Allison Day, to Jeremy Dellinger, son of Mr. Jim Dellinger of Rose Hill, Kansas, and Mrs. Karla Quednow of Prairie Grove, Arkansas. More...

School

United We Stand

Thomasville Elementary School first graders perform "United We Stand" program at PTO meeting. PHOTO BY RYAN JOHNSON More...

Annie to be performed Oct. 16 & 18

School News

Congratulations, Tigers! Thomasville won yet again over the Hillcrest-Evergreen Jaguars. This week they will take on the Clarke County Bulldogs. Come out and show your support! More...

Dune Buggy the Clown visits SWHS

On Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008, "Dune Buggy" the Clown descended upon Sweet Water High School spreading his message about the importance of reading. He entertained the students with humour and balloon animals. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Barbara Daffin Barbara Daffin, 85, of Todd Town died Oct. 6, 2008 in Mobile. She was a retired employee of the Clarke County Board of Education and a member of Pine Chapel #2 Baptist Church. More...

Allen voices disapproval of city spending

Thomasville city councilman Charles Allen once again voiced concerns and objections to what he sees as excessive spending by the city. More...

Pine Hill passes garbage rate hike, fuel fee

The Pine Hill Town Council approved a garbage fee rate increase and increased fuel recovery fee Monday night. More...

AT&T to launch TV service in Clarke

Clarke County Commissioners heard Tuesday from Gigi Ambrecht of AT&T's Mobile office about AT&T's plans to launch a cable TV and high speed Internet service through its phone lines for its customers. More...

Video

T'ville school officials observe shooting drill

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Sunny blue skies, and a cool breeze greeted Grove Hill Tuesday morning, by all accounts, another typically quiet, small town day. It was a typical morning at least until 9:20 a.m. More...

Editorials

Thanks to emergency crews

OUR VIEW

We like to think that living in our small towns in rural Alabama leave us largely isolated from violent crimes. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Jefferson County could use a bailout

Gov. Bob Riley and Jefferson County officials are attempting to add a new twist to the Wall Street bail out...$2.7 billion of the Jefferson County sewer debt. But will it work? More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Revival Chance Baptist Church, 147 Chance Church Road in Chance, will continue in revival through Friday, Oct. 17 with guest evangelist the Rev. James Ivory of York. Church pastor the Rev. More...

Are you prepared for eternity?

Spiritual Reflections

For the last two weeks we have not had much water in our pipes. One morning we got up and there was no water. The toilet would not flush. The faucets were dry. The showerhead mocked me. No one warned us. No one told us why it happened. More...

Good Hope Baptist to host fall revival Oct. 26-29

Good Hope Baptist Church, 57 Old Grove Hill Road in the Greenwood community, will host its fall revival Oct. 26 - 29. Sunday worship service will be held at 11 a.m. with lunch at 12 noon. Evening service will be at 6 p.m. with guest speaker Bro. More...

Sports

THS Tigers cage H-E Panthers 30-21

The Thomasville Tigers jumped out to a 23 - 7 halftime lead in their game with the Hillcrest of Evergreen Jaguars this past Friday, October 10, and then held off a late rally to pick up a 30 - 21 win. The victory over Hillcrest at D. F. More...

The glue that holds it all together

Taking Names and Keeping Score

In the world of sports there are athletes, who because of the publicity they receive or the attention they demand, that have become so famous that the mere mention of their name automatically conjures up memories of their accomplishments in the min More...

Bulldogs dominate Georgiana Panthers 76-24

The Sweet Water Bulldogs kept their consecutive game win streak alive this past Friday, October 10, when they picked up number 34 in a 76 - 24 blasting of the homestanding Georgiana Panthers. More...


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