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November 6, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Ghost Walk brings hundreds

Hundreds of people turned out Saturday for Thomasville's annual Ghost Walk, sponsored by the Arts Council of Thomasville. More...

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Editorials

A historic election and change

OUR VIEW

As you know by now, America has completed a historic election by voting Sen. Barack Obama into the White House. Once again, this nation is on the verge of another peaceful transfer of power. More...

Glad the campaigns are over

From the Editor's Desk Arthur McLean

So, now that we're past Daylight Saving Time, does that mean we're in Daylight Spending Time? A "tax and spend democrat" joke was starting to form as I wrote that last line, but I'm not going to bother with it. I hope you voted. Tuesday. More...

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School

TMS announces honor students

Thomasville Middle School has announced the names of the students earning placement on the first nine-weeks honor rolls. The following students are included. More...

Honor society collects pennies for Salvation Army

School News

The semester is passing quickly, and fee deadlines are arriving! Seniors remember to pay your senior fee. This is due by Christmas break. Also, juniors and seniors should pay their prom fee of $50 by the December deadline. More...

Media class, TES PTO join forces

Thomasville High School media class and Thomas - ville Elementary School PTO have joined together to provide DVDs to parents who wish to have a memento of their child's PTO program. More...

Sports

Demopolis downs Thomasville 35-20

The Demopolis Tigers came to Thomasville this past Thursday, October 30, and downed the homestanding Tigers 35 - 20 in a non-region match-up. More...

Second season starts now

Taking Names and Keeping Score

As the AHSAA State Playoffs begin this week, the opportunities we fans have to go out and support a local team are plenty. More...

Leroy passes through Sweet Water 28-21

In a classic non-region match-up between the number one ranked 1A Sweet Water Bulldogs and the number one ranked 2A Leroy Bears, it was the Bears pulling out a 28 - 21 hard fought victory this past Friday, October 31. More...

Teen killed in Pine Hill wreck

A traffic accident on AL Hwy. 5 in Pine Hill Tuesday led to one fatality. A log truck driven by Kenneth Autrey and owned by Keith Thompson Trucking was traveling north on AL 5 when it and a Ford Taurus driven by Gregory Davidson collided. More...

Anderson gets national award

Charlie Anderson got quite a surprise before Thursday night's game against Demopolis. The President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports (PCPFS) has chosen Anderson to receive a 2008 PCPFS Community Leadership Award. More...

DuBose convicted of firearms charges

Former Clarke County circuit judge Stuart DuBose was convicted Tuesday of two counts of federal firearms charges. The jury took less than two hours to decide the verdict of illegal possession of firearms. He faces up to 10 years in prison. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Career fair The 2008 Alabama Southern Advanced Technology / Technical and Healthcare Career Fair will be held Thursday and Friday, Nov. 6 and 7. School tours will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

People

Officers given awards

PHOTO BY STAFF Pine Hill Police Chief John Brown presents the Life Saving Award to Sgt. Nikisha Gayles, Patrolman Chance Gaines, and auxiliary officer Buddy Buchannan for their efforts at the wreck site of Thomasville Police Chief Billy Hicks. More...

Free play Nov. 12

On November 12 at 10:00 am the Thomasville Arts Council is sponsoring a play "I Know This Much is True" performed by the Seasoned Performers of Birmingham who are doing a tour of the Black Belt. It will be held at the Thomasville Theater. More...

Davis, other meetings on tap

There will be a City Hall meeting with Artur Davis at 6 p.m. on Nov 6, 2008 and the Clarke County Development Foundation will hold a Board Meeting Nov. 13, at 3 PM in the Clarke County Court House basement in Grove Hill. More...

Religion

Prayer is vital to believers

Spiritual Reflections

Iwas startled, when I first witnessed public prayer in a Ghanaian Baptist Church. Everyone prayed out loud, and at once. They all prayed in the language they learned as a child, and there are 54 languages spoken here. More...

Group attends older adult conference

Thomasville Baptist Church Christian Fellowship Club attended Celebrators, a Christian conference for older adults and mature believers, in Gatlinburg, Tenn., Oct. 27 - 30. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Women's conference The ladies of Women of Virtue (WOV) will host their 2008 women's conference Friday Nov. 7 (6:30 p.m.) and Saturday, Nov. 8 (9 a.m.) at the Thomasville Church of God in Christ annex. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

David Michael Croft, to Angele Dawn Craft. Jonathan Daniel Barnes, to Crystal Dawn Brooks. Mack Frederick Banks, to Sandra Faye Krout. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated Oct. 23-30 Larry Huffstetter, to Mary G. Kidder. Miriam M. Best, to Mary G. Kidder. Carol W. Jackson, to Mack Kennon. John H. Anderson, to Elaine S. Anderson Living Trust. Emmie P. Moore, to Donald F. Moore Sr. Frank H. More...

OBITUARIES

Ralph Eldon Agee Ralph Eldon Agee, 77, of Thomasville, died Thursday, October 30, 2008, at Mobile Infirmary. Mr. Agee was born Feb. 20, 1931 in Thomasville. He was a retired shirt factory supervisor and was a member of Bashan Baptist Church. More...