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April 23, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Relay for Life is Friday

Thomasville has taken pride in being one of the most responsive communities in the annual Relay for Life fundraiser to help cancer patients, and organizers are hoping this year is no different. More...

Clarke County jury awards $10.9 million in railroad lawsuit

A Clarke County Circuit Court jury awarded Friday five plaintiffs $10,948,250 in compensatory and punitive damages stemming from a 2005 accident involving a log truck and a Norfolk-Southern Railway train at the Walker Springs crossing following a l More...

Art in the Park is Sunday in Grove Hill

The Grove Hill Arts Council will sponsor "Art in the Park" Sunday, April 26 from 1 until 5 p.m. at the Laurie Carleton Park on Courthouse Square in Grove Hill. More...

Logger killed in accident Tuesday

Wood workers sat silently in a logging site west of Grove Hill early Tuesday as law enforcement officers and paramedics investigated the death of a co-worker. Garner "Bug" Martin was killed when a falling limb hit him in the head before 8 a.m. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Need to move forward on stimulus now

It's time to end the confusion about the federal government's stimulus money. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Getting tired of green

From the Editor's Desk

Don't know about you, but I'm already tired of green. You know, Green Week, and Green Channel, green this and green that. More...

Religion

Share the truth, set someone free

Spiritual Reflections

The Dagomba people love to laugh but not at my jokes. After a while, I discovered a sure fire way to make them laugh. All I had to do was try to say something in their language, "Dagbani." I cracked them up. More...

Christian Fellowship Club tours Bellingrath

Thirty-three members of Thomasville Baptist Church Christian Fellowship Club toured Bellingrath Gardens and went on a cruise on Fowl River, April 16. Several members also toured the Bellingrath Home. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Women's convention The Annual Women's Convention of the Church of God Pentecostal's Southern Diocese will continue its meeting at the McIntosh Church of God Pentecostal in McIntosh, at 7:30 p.m., through Friday, April 24. More...

Sports

Tigers sweep Dallas County in first round

The Thomasville High School Varsity Baseball team took a pair of games from the Dallas County Hornets this past Friday, April 17, to sweep through the first round of the AHSAA State Playoffs. More...

Lady Tigers win: headed into playoffs

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger Varsity softball team improved their season mark to 14 - 9 after posting wins over Andalusia, Hillcrest of Evergreen and Clarke County. More...

Back on the soap box

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Iam pretty sure I've addressed this issue before with many of you, if not in person then probably through this column or another article I've written in the paper. But just in case I haven't, let me bring it to your attention now. More...

School board hires new TES principal

The Thomasville city school board voted unanimously to hire Mike Bedsole as the new principal of Thomasville Elementary School. Bedsole is currently the principal of Jackson Intermediate School in Jackson. More...

Grant to start MLK street work

In a brief, rescheduled city council meeting Monday, Mayor Sheldon Day spent a good portion of the meeting answering questions. More...

New graduation requirements coming soon

Alabama's new high school graduation requirements, known as First Choice, will be implemented at Thomasville High School next year with the incoming Class of 2013. More...

ASCC vs. Shelton State

Alabama Southern Community College and Shelton State Community College will be playing a baseball game at Thomasville High School's baseball field Wednesday, April 29 at 6 p.m. The public is invited. Admission is free. More...

Relay for Life event schedule for April 24

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Surginer fundraiser

The Surginer Volunteer Fire Department, off Highway 10 (6279 County Road 55) in Magnolia will host a fund-raiser from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, May 2. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Heritage day Future and past will come together Saturday, April 25 during the Alabama Black Belt Action Commission's fourth anniversary in Thomaston. Festivities will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Rural Heritage Center, 133 Sixth Ave. More...

People

Pearson-Criswell family reunion

Almost 60 descendants, extended family and friends of the late Napolean and Della Criswell Pearson gathered for the 29th annual Pearson-Criswell family reunion held last Saturday at Oak Grove Baptist Church fellowship hall in Pine Hill. More...

Mobley, Scotland to wed

Ida Young Mobley of Whatley announces the engagement of her daughter, Liquita Januel Mobley to Robert Michael Scotland Jr., son of Barbara Legree Tolbert of Greenwood, S.C. and Drs. Robert and Joanne Scotland of Columbia, S.C. More...

'Welcome Home' to good cooking from T'ville's best

Cookin' at Gunpoint

This week's recipes come from The Thomasville Civic Center Foundation's cookbook "Welcome Home." These books cost $10 and are still available at the Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce and at The Thomasville Times. More...

School

ALJ seniors tour colleges in Tuscaloosa

The seniors of Amelia Love Johnson High School in Thomaston visited the University of Alabama and Shelton State Community College on Monday, April 13. More...

Come out, support Relay for Life tomorrow night

School News

The weeks are flying by, and students are counting down the days to freedom! Due dates and deadlines abound. Yearbooks are on sale now. See Ms. Scruggs or any member of the annual staff to purchase one before the end of this month. More...

Graduation requirements changing in Alabama

Parent meeting set at 6 p.m. today in THS library

Alabama's new high school graduation requirements, known as First Choice, will be implemented at Thomasville High School next year with the incoming class of 2013. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Death notice Woods Dora Louise Woods, 72, died April 3, 2009, at the Thomasville Nursing Home. Mrs. Woods is survived by one daughter, Joann Woods of Thomasville; and one son, John Woods Jr. of Thomasville. More...

Marriage license applications

Brock Walton Fendley, to Stephanie Susan Smith; Samuel Cory Sanderford, to Nicole Amber Coleman; Lance Stanford Maness, to Megan Rebecca Dews; Kenneth Ray Bishop, to Angela Young Wilkerson. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated April 8-15 Floyd Moody Jr., to Edwina Hart. Kylia H. Smith, to Lee Ann Ross Crutchfield. Richard A. Douglas, to Robert S. Bowling. R. Wade Dukes, to Teddy R. Cornelius. Linda Carol Causey Lewis, to Linda Carol Causey Lewis. More...


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