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March 26, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Norton resigns as TMS principal

Terry Norton has resigned as principal of Thomasville Middle School, effective June 30. He has served as principal of the school since 2004 when he was promoted to replace Jimmy Martin. More...

City employee injured in wreck

PHOTO BY TONYA JOYCE City employee Charles Arnold, known as "Fat Sam" was injured in this single vehicle wreck over the weekend. Arnold's suffered serious injuries and is currently in a Mobile hospital. Arnold was in his personal vehicle on Old Hwy. More...

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Editorials

More openness needed

OUR VIEW

Mayor Sheldon Day is adamant that he didn't have to consult the council or anyone else in selecting Maurice Dyess to be Thomasville's next police chief. He is right in that the position of police chief can be an appointment by the mayor. More...

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Is nothing really new?

From the Editor's Desk

Have you ever suddenly come up with an idea for something, and you think it's never been thought of before? You want to pat yourself on the back, don't you? Mentally, most of us do. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

McKinley Janie Lee Stabler McKinley, 100, of Franklin, died March 23, 2009 at Thomasville Nursing Home. Mrs. McKinley had been a resident of the Thomasville Nursing Home for the past seven years. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department made the following felony arrests last week: Michael Sentell Leach - probation violation, Donna Lashay Walker - FTA. More...

Marriage license applications

Jared Michael Daniels, to Lisa Champion Mendenhall; Jimmie Carroll Ricketts, to Laurie Jean Dameron; Timothy James Edwards, to Jessica Ann Gates; James Fellon Dixon, to Tami Brown Black; William Kelley Knight, to Annie Etheridge Knight; Willie Jame More...

New chief brings 27 years of experience

Maurice Dyess will begin his service as chief of police in Thomasville on April 1. "I feel a lot better," he said when contacted the day after his hiring by the Thomasville city council. "It feels like a weight has been lifted off my chest. More...

JETS being sold to Miss. company

JETS Ambulance is in the process of being sold to a Mississippi company, ASAP. More...

Counties get $265,000 in stimulus

"I had some projects in mind but it looked like it is going to be just a 'project'—a small project," Clarke County Engineer Danny Brown joked as he told county commissioners Monday that the county will be getting $265,000 in federal stimulus More...

CCARC adds grilling challenge

Clarke County ARC (CCARC) is issuing a challenge to those in the area who may consider themselves to be "master grillers," to participate in its first annual barbeque rib cook-off as part of this year's Spring Jubilee celebration, April 4. More...

Primary is April 14 to fill Lindsey's seat

Primary election will be held Tuesday, April 14 to fill the vacant seat of the late Senator Pat Lindsey of Butler, who died Sunday, Jan. 11. Lindsey was a longtime senator in District 22. Voters will have until Friday, April 3, 2009 at 4:30 p.m. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

38th Alabama Infantry Reunion The descendants of men of the 38th Alabama Infantry 1862-1865 will hold a reunion at the Clarke County Historical Museum on March 27-29. Many of the men came from Monroe, Clarke, Wilcox and Conecuh counties. More...

Sports

Thomasville stumbles after layoff

The Thomasville High School Varsity baseball team appeared to be on a roll when they swept a mixed doubleheader on Saturday, March 7. More...

Can you say banzai

Taking Names and Keeping Score

With a win over Korea in the finals of the 2009 World Baseball Classic last night, the Japanese squad that eliminated the United States contingent in a 9 - 4 semi-final victory on Sunday night, made it two such championships in a row with their fi More...

Lady Tigers go 2-3 in Dolphin Classic tourney

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger Varsity softball team won two and lost three in the Dolphin Classic Tournament played in Gulf Shores on Friday, March 6, and Saturday, March 7. More...