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May 7, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Thomasville hires Athens man to be TMS principal

The Thomasville City School board voted to hire Joe Jackson as the new principal of Thomasville Middle School Thursday. Jackson comes from Athens and most recently served as the principal of Athens Middle School where he served for 12 years. More...

Organizers impressed with T'ville civic center

Thomasville's civic center, though a long time coming has been busy in the past year it has been open. More...

Drugs, alcohol blamed for ruckus at Fulton gathering

A brawl broke out at a "Men Making A Difference" cookout at the old Fulton school last week and at least five law enforcement agencies were called to help quell the disturbance. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

The end of school rush

OUR VIEW

It's that time of year again. There are a number of businesses that see certain seasonal rushes - short periods of time where they get a lot of business. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Hog wild for swine flu

From the Editor's Desk

The good news is, Swine fl… uh, excuse me, I mean the good news is that it seems the H1N1 virus isn't going to be quite as bad as once feared. More...

Religion

Look at things through God's eyes

Spiritual Reflections

We were invited to Tommy Harrison's house for supper on Friday evening. Tommy said the menu was a surprise. That raised questions in my mind. Tommy is known for eating what the villagers eat, including things most of us would consider unclean. More...

Children's choirs perform musicals

The children's choirs at Thomasville Baptist Church presented musical productions last Sunday during the evening worship service. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Barbecue pork New Life Pentecostal Church, 200 Adams Avenue in Thomasville across from the Thomasville Police Department, will be selling barbecue pork "by the pound" for $6 per pound on May 9. More...

Sports

Lady Tigers at 19-10 heading into playoffs

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger varsity softball team saw their season mark improve to 19 - 10 after taking single games from Jackson and Leroy and a doubleheader sweep from Demopolis. More...

A few good men

Taking Names and Keeping Score

With all the spring sports presently involved in AHSAA State Playoffs or State Championship meets, there hardly seems to be room to sandwich anything else in. More...

JV softballers win last two

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger Junior Varsity softball team ended their 2009 season on a high note picking up wins in their final two outings of the season to move their season mark to 16 - 3. More...

Tigers, JHS split Tuesday

PHOTO BY GARYHORTONPHOTOGRAPHY.COM Alex Buford gets the game-winning hit in Thomasville's 12-2 victory over Jackson in game one of a doubleheader Tuesday night. More...

Schools being careful about H1N1 virus

Large bottles of hand sanitizer sit out available to the students at Thomasville High School this week. During a scholarship signing ceremony, and before the food was served the students gathered to get a glop of the stuff to sanitize their hands. More...

Bus gets stuck

PHOTO BY ARTHUR MCLEAN A Choctaw County School carrying the Choctaw softball team got stuck in Thomasville Tuesday when it tried to pull into the shopping center parking lot where Subway and Movie Gallery are located. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Summer library registration Registration for the summer library program at the Thomasville Library will begin in May. The library will have programs for grades K-6 and grades 7-12. For more information call 334-636-5343, or stop by the library. More...

People

Magnolia Belle ribbon cutting

Community members joined the Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce in welcoming new business Magnolia Belle to town this week with an official ribbon cutting ceremony. More...

Trophies Plus ribbon cutting

Members of the Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce welcomed new business Trophies Plus with an official ribbon cutting ceremony last week. More...

Reid State's Littles named interim president at ASCC

Bradley Byrne, chancellor of the Alabama Community College System, has appointed Dr. Douglas Littles as interim president of Alabama Southern Community College. His appointment is effective July 1. Dr. More...

School

Four days left for some seniors

School News

Summer is almost here! Seniors have only four school days left if they don't have to take any exams. Graduation is next Friday, May 22. The drama team will perform The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet on May 15 and 16 in the THS cafetorium. More...

It's cool to save

On Thursday, April 23, the F.S. Ervin kindergarteners were presented an educational mini-lesson on the importance of saving by Angela Lundy and sponsored by Camden National Bank. More...

Boys and Girls State representatives announced

Thomasville High School Girls State Representative Britney Stallworth (third from left) and Boys State Representatives Andrew Ault (right) and Tyler Garza (left), are pictured with Holt Garrett, the Post 112 American Legion representative. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Dunn Peggy Jean Wray Dunn, 75, of Thomasville, died Tuesday, April 28, 2009, at a local hospital. Mrs. Dunn, a native of Batesville, Miss., was born Aug. 2, 1933. She was a nurse at Jackson Health Care Facility and Willard F. More...

Marriage license applications

Marriage license applications are just that - applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. William C. More...

Property deeds listed Dated April 23-29

Amelia P. Fleming, to Samuel Hancock. Mary Cowan, to Ralph Cowan. Mary Cowan, to John C. Cowan. Mary Cowan, to Joann Baggett. Mary Cowan, to Evelyn Failes. Mary Cowan, to Tony Cowan. Herbert K. Tate, to Michael S. Ledkins. More...