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January 29, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Council cuts down generator bid

In somewhat uneventful city council session Monday, the Thomasville council voted to approve change orders to a contract with Rush Contractors for installing new generators for the city's water and sewer systems. More...

Mobile Symphony Orchestra to perform in T'ville

Tickets are flying out the door as interest runs high for the first Mobile Symphony Orchestra concert in Clarke County, to be held at the gleaming new Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Mobile youth killed in accident

A Mobile teen-ager was killed Sunday afternoon when his all-terrain vehicle was struck by a car in rural Clarke County, authorities said. Dillan Odom, 13, was killed, according to Alabama State Troopers. He was a student at Faith Academy. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

The money will still go to some projects

OUR VIEW

Every time the federal government puts out a budget or stimulus package, there's plenty of what's called pork in it. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Chancellor Byrne's mis-step

Two-year college Chancellor Bradley Byrne says he is concerned about who will follow Bob Riley as governor because he believes there is a chance we could go backward as a state, "and we cannot afford for that to happen," he told a Mobile Press-Regi More...

Religion

In the face of fear and evil, God is with you

Spiritual Reflections

Ihad malaria and our son Chris was leaving for home, after being with us for two weeks, so I did not sleep well. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Annual ladies' day Christian Fellowship Baptist Church, 7641 Tallahatta Springs Road in Thomasville, will hold its third annual Ladies' Day at 10 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 14. More...

Pineview Sunday School

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Windell Sheffield, Winston Parden, Cordell Hutto, Ralph Smyly, Cliff Scarbrough, Ben Pugh, Robert Dement, Clarence Newton, John Wayne Overstreet, Billy Kennedy, John Reaves and Frank Robison. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Geoffrey Jaye McKee, to Anna Marie Lanford; Michael Dwain Gray, to Ashley Naomi Hester. Marriage license applications are just that - applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated Jan. 15-21 Sherman Ard, to Nora L. Jones. Estate of Karen Connell, to Leroy Connell III. Leroy Connell III, to Beverly Connell Hendrick. Beverly Connell Hendrick, to Eugene Haynes. Audrey J. Powell, to Robert C. Powell Jr. More...

OBITUARIES

Dotson Dot Dotson, 90, died January 18, 2009 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The funeral was held Saturday, Jan. 24 at Chance Baptist Church in Chance. Burial was in Fellowship Cemetery. Ms. Dotson is survived by three daughters, Dr. More...

Pine Hill man charged with attempted murder

The Pine Hill Police Department arrested Roger Dale Goodman, and charged him with attempted murder and two counts of arson last week. On Jan. More...

Sealy resigns as TES principal

Teachers and staff at Thomasville Elementary School were shocked Monday when principal Adam Sealy announced his resignation, from the school system. More...

Chamber banquet set for Feb. 19

It's time again for the Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce banquet. Last year, the banquet was held at the Thomasville Baptist Church and drew hundreds of guests. The Banquet will again be held at the church this year. More...

Albritton tosses hat into the ring

Greg Albritton, attorney and former State Representative, has announced his candidacy for the State Senate District 22. "Today, I throw my hat into the ring," stated Albritton. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

CCHS class of 1979 reunion-planning Clarke County High School class of 1979 will hold an important meeting to discuss planning of the class' 30th reunion. The meeting will be held at 5 p.m., Feb. 1, at the high school. More...

People

Telling tales of the hunt

PHOTO BY ARTHUR MCLEAN Grace Boykin (left) talks to Shelton Jackson while signing copies of her book The Southern Hunt at Antiques Downtown last week. More...

Marc Keahey steps into senate race

State Rep. Marc Keahey announced he will be a candidate in the upcoming special election for State Senate District 22. The Southwest Alabama Senate seat became vacant with the passing of long time Senator Pat Lindsey earlier this month. More...

Overton named county engineer

Danny Overton was appointed Clarke County Engineer by the Clarke County Commission Tuesday. Overton has been assistant engineer and most recently interim engineer, since the retirement last month of Engineer Sam Noble. More...

School

TMS, Ervin honor rolls announced

Thomasville Middle School Second Nine Weeks Honor Rolls Fifth grade All A's: James Dylan Averitt, Jakob Charles Bates, Carolyn Isis Beverly, Kevin Nicholas Bilbrey, Aubrey Nicole Brewer, Mallory Hanni Broadus, KeAndrea Rachelle Burroughs, More...

Sports

Lady Tigers tough at home

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger basketball team, playing their final regular season home games, picked up two more wins this past week when they defeated the Lady Babes of Clarke County High School 44 - 36 on Tuesday, January 20, and the La More...

Life isn't always fair

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Ican remember many times over the course of my life when the fairness of things has come into question. More...


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