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January 22, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

T'ville dentist Spinks dies at 87

Longtime Thomasville dentist, James Mitford Spinks, died Tuesday at Southwest Alabama Medical Center in Thomasville. Spinks was 87 years old. More...

Man flags down help from UPS

Rumors ran rampant around town about a stabbing and manhunt on Bashi Road Monday morning. According to police one complainant did report an attempted stabbing, and the other person involved in the dispute was hit with a vase. More...

Special election to fill Lindsey's Senate seat

Just a day or two after State Sen. Pat Lindsey was buried, one person has already announced their candidacy for the election that must be held to fill the vacant legislative seat. Lindsey, D-Butler, died Jan. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Responding to our readers

OUR VIEW

Reflecting what we wrote in our November election editorial, The Thomasville Times isn't exactly breaking any news about the inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th president of the United States and the first African American president this week. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Fair warning, men

From the Editor's Desk

When I mentioned the other day that we'd been to the "baby birthin' class" Bridgett was quick to correct me that it was called the "child birthing class." Well, okay, but we are birthin' a baby aren't we? More...

Religion

Ozments are back in Ghana

Spiritual Reflections

EDITOR'S NOTE: This week's column is a newsletter written by Peggy Ozment updating family and friends on their return to Ghana. Pat's regular column will return next week. HAPPY NEW YEAR! More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Standing With Israel In light of recent events in Israel, it can often be difficult to understand what is happening in the Middle East. Therefore, a solidarity with Israel rally will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, Jan. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Anderson Ralph Anderson, 70, of Grove Hill, died Tuesday, January 13, 2009 at his home. Mr. Anderson was born Aug. 10, 1938 in Fulton. The funeral was held at 1 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 15, at Liberty Baptist Church in Thomasville with the Revs. More...

Marriage license applications

Raj N. Varma, to Valsamani Varma; Samuel Paul Dungan, to Amanda Sharee Holley; Trevor Lamont Pugh, to Arlene Frances Coleman. Marriage license applications are just that - applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

County to get $1.5 million from L-P

Louisiana Pacific Corp. could pay Clarke County up to $1.5 million over the next three years for defaulting on its agreement to operate its new oriented strand board (OSB) mill south of Thomasville with at least 130 employees. More...

T'ville residents go to D.C.

History was made Tuesday when Barack Hussein Obama took the oath of office of the president of the United States. Obama became the 44th president of the United States of America and the first African American to become president. More...

MLK legacy celebrated

More than 300 people gathered in Thomasville to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday. On the eve of the inauguration of President Barack Obama, the mood was festive and more celebratory than in previous years. More...

Virtual dementia tour set in T'ville, G.H., Camden, Demopolis

A virtual dementia tour will be coming next week to Thomasville, Grove Hill, Camden and Demopolis. Dementia and Alzheimer's disease can be very difficult and devastating for the individual with the disease, the caregiver and the family members. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Diamond Club The Thomasville Diamond Club will meet at 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 22, at the Thomasville Middle School cafeteria. All new and old members are urged to attend this organizational meeting to start the new year. More...

People

Rice - Stevens exchange vows in December ceremony

Sarah Grace Stevens and Adam Kenyon Rice exchanged wedding vows Dec. 20, 2008 at the First Baptist Church in Jackson. Dr. Timothy E. Huie and the Rev. Arthur Gene Rice officiated the 6 p.m. ceremony. Parents of the bridal couple are Dr. and Mrs. More...

First place

Mallory Broadus, a fifth grade student at Thomasville Middle School competed in the Jimmie Rodgers Gospel Compe tition, Saturday, Jan. 17, in Meridian, Miss. Mallory won first place in the youth division. More...

Baby girl born to Smiths

Mr. and Mrs. Hampton Brent (Brooke Bedwell) Smith of Mobile announce the birth of a daughter, Lauren Kennedy Smith, born at 2:14 p.m., Jan. 1, 2009, at Mobile Infirmary in Mobile. She weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 21-1/2 inches long. More...

School

Schools announce honor rolls

Marengo High School First Semester Honor Roll First grade All A's: Nichalas Autery, Kadijah Crispin, Kordan Eirby, KeShawn Fountain, Mircial Hall, Dominique Harris, Kadelius Harris, Chrishundra Jones, Taylor Moore Jones, TaLayacia Lockett, More...

Sports

Winter baseball clinic heats up T'ville

Shaun Cumberland of the Cincinnati Reds, Caleb Gindl of the Milwaukee Brewers, David Francia, scout for the San Diego Padres and Drew Cumberland of the San Diego Padres came to Thomasville to teach at the Winter baseball clinic Saturday. More...

Quite a weekend

Taking Names and Keeping Score

As far as successful sports weekends go, this past one is one of the better ones I've had in a while. More...

Lady Tigers win one lose two on the road

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers found the going tough on the road this past week losing two of the three games they played. More...