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February 19, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Scotch Lumber shutting down Fulton sawmill

Scotch Lumber Company of Fulton has announced plans to idle its Fulton sawmill and lay off 100 workers in 60 days if market conditions do not improve. In Monroeville, Harrigan Lumber Company shut down last Thursday. More...

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Editorials

A mixture of politics and sincerity

OUR VIEW

Name a disaster of nearly any size or scope, and you'll probably find a politician showing up shortly afterwards. After Hurricane Katrina swamped New Orleans, La. in a natural disaster of epic proportions, none other than President George W. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Waiting just a part of life

From the Editor's Desk

Waiting waiting waiting. The subject of waiting has played the central or supporting role in a number of movies and or plays over the years. More...

Religion

Good News: take it yourself or send it

Spiritual Reflections

Our son Christopher accompanied us when we returned to Ghana. He pastors New Harmony Baptist Church near Savannah, Tenn. The people of his church sent him, on a volunteer mission trip. More...

Oldest member of church honored at banquet

On Saturday night, Feb. 7, 2009, all eyes were on the senior citizen of New Greater First Baptist Church. The theme for the evening was "O Taste and See!" From beginning to end it was a great night. It began with pictures being taken. More...

Pineview Sunday School

Sunday, February 15, 2009

Windell Sheffield, Winston Parden, Ralph Smyly, Ben Pugh, Joe Clayton, Clarence Newton, Cordell Hutto, Frank Jackson, Cliff Scarbrough, Walter Turk and Frank Robison. More...

Sports

Thomasville girls move up to South Regionals

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers punched their ticket to the South Regional in Troy this past Thursday, February 12, when they defeated the Lady Aggies of Jackson High School 61 - 40 in the Sub - Regional played in Thomasville. More...

A-11 to the scrap heap?

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Before you begin to speculate on exactly what the A-11 is, let me set the record straight and tell you up front that it is not one of the defense department's newest secret weapons nor is it an invention by one the major car manufacturers destined More...

Williams' first deer

Brantly Williams killed his first deer while hunting with his grandfather, Robert Williams, in Wilcox County on Saturday, Jan. 31. The deer, a spike weighed 95 pounds. More...

Chamber dinner, concert and more on tap today

Today is going to be a busy day in Thomasville. More...

Sidewalk project starts

Work began this week on Phase three of the city's downtown revitalization work. The work is funded by an ISTEA grant from the Alabama Department of Transportation. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Tiger flip-flops Thomasville High School Tiger Band Boosters Club is taking orders for flip flops. Each pair, which costs $15, has an embroidered strap and a screenprinted sole showing THS school spirit. They come in sizes XXXXS through XXXL. More...

People

Siran Stacy to speak at TBC's "Beast Feast"

Siran Stacy, former standout running back for the Alabama Crimson Tide, will be the speaker at Thomasville Baptist Church during the annual Beast Feast on February 27. More...

Davis visits area

PHOTO COURTESY WILCOX PROGRESSIVE ERA Cong. Artur Davis speaks to members of the public at a meeting in Camden Monday afternoon at the Alabama Tombigbee Regional Commission office. More...

Kelly named marketing officer

Mary Kelly has recently been named Marketing Officer for First United Security Bank. More...

School

Beauty review contestants

Saturday evening at 7 p.m., 43 girls will compete at the Thomasville Civic Center, in front of a sold out audience, for the title of Miss THS. More...

Pay prom fees before price increases to $100

School News

Renovations are in full swing at Thomasville High School. One special project taking place is the updating of our athletic display case featuring photos of THS athletes who have gone on to play college or professional sports. More...

ASCC announces fall honors

Monroeville - A number of students have been named to honor lists for fall semester at Alabama Southern Community College, which offers classes in Monroeville, Demopolis, Thomasville, Gilbertown and Jackson. More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Marriage license applications are just that - applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. Brad Steven Schroeder, to Rebecca Leigh Daniels. More...

OBITUARIES

Champion Cornelius Champion Jr., 63, of Dixons Mills, died Saturday, February 7, 2009, at Mobile Infirmary in Mobile. Mr. Champion was born Feb. 25, 1945 in Pine Hill. He was a member of Pine Hill Baptist Church. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Feb. 10-17 include: Stephanie Nicole Sullivan, 34, expired tag, drivers license suspended/revoked, $534 bond, arrested by Jackson Police Dept. More...


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