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May 28, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Thomasville High School class of 2009 graduates in Civic Center

Valedictorian Paula Fendley (far left) delivers her address at the 2009 commencement exercise held at the Thomasville Civic Center Friday night. PHOTO MONTAGE BY ARTHUR MCLEAN More...

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OUR VIEW

To our dear graduates who've just left the bonds of high school, we wish you well on your continued journey. Surely by now, you've heard enough good advice to fill a small book. More...

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Seeing both sides

From the Editor's Desk

My editorial-writing professor in college once said that one of my strengths is that I can see many sides to an issue. She said it was also one of my weaknesses because I would mitigate my position in the papers I wrote for the class. More...

School

ASCC, industry partners announce scholarships

MONROEVILLE - Dr. John A. Johnson, President, Alabama Southern Community College recently announced the scholarship recipients for the Alabama Southern Industry Alliance for a Technologically Advanced Workforce. More...

College students receive degrees

Leslie Allison Day-Dellinger Leslie Allison Day-Dellinger, a native of Thomasville, and a member of Thomasville High Schools's 2005 senior class graduated from the University of West Alabama Saturday, May 9, with a bachelor of science magna cum More...

Basketball camp

Learning for Life Inc., a charity started by James Crawford, is organizing a basketball camp to be held at Thomasville High School's gym this summer. The camp is free and open to two age groups. More...

Sports

Tigers making their marks in college

Seven former Tigers playing college ball

Seven former Thomasville Tiger baseball players who saw action this spring at the collegiate level carried themselves well despite set backs in some cases due to injury and other circumstances. More...

Tigers move on to the next level

Taking Names and Keeping Score

As we have reported on an individual basis during this past school year, four Thomasville Tiger athletes to date have been recruited and signed by college coaches in 2009; giving each of them an opportunity to continue their education and to compet More...

Officials see Cuba as new opportunity

With a new president signaling a change in position towards Cuba, Alabama businesses are now looking at the communist island less as an enemy and more as a market opportunity. More...

T'ville run of health check gets praised

Officials gathered last week in Thomasville to review the success of the first KidCheck program at Thomasville Elementary School. Dr. John A. More...

County to spend stimulus on bridge work

Clarke County Commissioners voted Tuesday to apply all of its federal stimulus transportation dollars to replacing bridges across Bassetts Creek on County Route 15 in Jackson. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Bluegrass, western concert Delta Reign - a Gulf Coast band cooking up a unique sound that fuses traditional bluegrass with western swing rhythms, light vocal harmonies, jam band style instrumentals, stirring in some blues, a dash of jazz, resul More...

People

Nursing Home open house

Thomasville Nursing Home held an open house recently to show off renovation work and celebrate nursing home week. Here, nursing home board chairwoman Shirley Stephens visits with Sandra Jones. More...

Wiggins meets Johnson

While traveling recently to Charlotte, NC to the Coke 600 NASCAR race, Sgt. Gene Wiggins, had the opportunity to meet Shawn Johnson, Olympic gold medalist and Dancing With the Stars winner. More...

Monroe County company to expand

There was one bright spot of economic news announced in south Alabama. Rocky Creek Lumber Company, a Roy O. Martin company, announced the expansion of their Monroe County facility on Tuesday. More...

Religion

Be happy whatever happens

Spiritual Reflections

The other day A.L. Courtney and I were looking out the dining room window and saw a bird at the birdbath. That's not too unusual, but this bird had only one leg. That is unusual. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Supper and singing Springfield Methodist Protestant Missions will host a spaghetti supper and singing, Saturday, May 30, at the church. The spaghetti supper will begin at 5 p.m. with the singing at 6 p.m. More...

Graduation day held for Pat's kids

Tamale Talk

Greetings from Accra! I hope you all had a good Memorial Day. It was also a holiday in Africa, Africa Unity Day. Pat and I flew down to Accra on Monday morning so Pat could have some test and see the doctor today. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

McMillan Emmett Price "Mac" McMillan, 85, of Fulton, died Friday, May 22, 2009, at his residence. Mr. McMillan was born Jan. 28, 1924. He was a native of Greenwood, Miss., and a resident of Fulton. More...

Marriage license applications

Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. Michael Patrick Dunagan, to Carly Ann Gates. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated May 13-20 Janiece Bryant Nichols, to Janiece Bryant Nichols. Timothy Keith Graham, to Timothy Keith Graham. Dee C. Parker, to the City of Jackson, Alabama. Celia Jo Becton, to Dana Ken Becton. James E. Lindsey, to Sherie Lindsey Martin. More...


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