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June 25, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

City targets dangerous buildings

The City of Thomasville is going after abandoned buildings in town. Monday night the council approved letters that will go out to five property owners requesting they take action on their properties. More...

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Editorials

America shows its greatness

OUR VIEW

Friday will mark the 61st anniversary of the Berlin Airlift. After World War II, Germany was a nation divided by the nations that won the war, with each controlling a portion of the nation. More...

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No slowing down

From the Editor's Desk

I've seen my future. It's written on the faces of the parents I see having to keep up with their kids social calendars over the summer. I think there was once a time when parents dreaded summer because the kids were underfoot with nothing to do. More...

Religion

We're beautiful in God's eyes

Spiritual Reflections

Iam writing this on our screened, front porch, on Monday morning, because it is the coolest place around. We have had no electricity since 11 am Saturday so the fans aren't working in the house. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Guest evangelist Full Gospel Lighthouse, 13990 Highway 10 West in Pine Hill, will have as guest speaker, evangelist Mon Igbanosia of Nigeria, at 7 p.m., Saturday, June 27 and at 10 a.m., Sunday, June 28. More...

New Hope No. 1 VBS held

New Hope No. 1 Baptist Church in Thomasville held its Vacation Bible School and youth revival the week of June 15-19 and climaxed with the annual youth day on Sunday, June 21 with the Rev. More...

Sports

Williams commits to 'Bama as a punter

Jay Williams, who will begin his senior year at Thomasville High School this fall, made a verbal commitment this past Saturday, June 20, to continue his education and play football for the University of Alabama after he graduates from high school i More...

All-star tourneys starting

All-Star Tournament teams from both the Thomasville's Dixie softball program and the Dixie Baseball program will begin tournament play this week. More...

Storm forms in Thomasville

A group of 8, 9 and 10 year olds has decided to continue summer baseball by forming a team and taking on area all-star teams. More...

Hospital plan takes another step

The City of Thomasville and Southwest Alabama Medical Center announced that Southwest Alabama Medical Center (Clarke County Health Care LLC.) finalized the formal purchase of 20 Acres of property in Thomasville's new South Industrial and Profession More...

Commission delays cooling tower bids

A member of the Rockville Baptist Church asked Clarke County Commissioners Tuesday if they would help pave part of a county road next to the church that is an "integral part" of the church's parking lot. More...

New band director hired for THS

The Thomasville school board made more personnel moves as it prepares to enter the next school year with a leaner budget and a reshuffling of positions. The board hired Benjamin Brown as the new band director. More...

Hole Shot races start Saturday

The outboard dragboat races, called Hole Shot return to Clarke County this weekend. Racing starts Saturday at noon at Campbell's Landing in Morvin. The twoday event will feature 50 racers competing for $10,000 in prize money. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Hole Shot The Thomasville Boating Association will host the 2009 Hole Shot on June 27 and 28. More...

People

THS class of 1949 holds 60-year reunion

Members of the Thomasville High School graduating class of 1949 gathered last week at Gaston's Grill to celebrate their 60th reunion. More...

David Rogers, SM1, answers last call

Special to The Times David D. Rogers passed away May 29, 2009. He is credited with launching the South Marengo Rescue Squad. Rogers was born Jan. 12, 1940 in Aimwell. More...

Everett, Agee to say vows Saturday, July 11

Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Everett of Chatom announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Mindy Alicia Everett to Travis Landon Agee, son of Don Agee of Sandhill, Miss. and Lisa Agee of Pine Hill. More...

School

Phi Theta Kappa members inducted

The Phi Upsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Alabama Southern Community College recently inducted new members. An internationally recognized honor society, Phi Theta Kappa recognizes and encourages scholarship among two-year college students. More...

SWHS val and sal recognized

Valedictorian Joshua Tate Luker was named valedictorian of his graduating class at Sweet Water High School He is the son of Stacy and Donna Luker of Sweet Water. Tate excelled academically at SWHS. More...

Dream Power

Renowned author, motivational speaker, and business owner, Robert Little shared a day full of enchantment and "Dream Power" with F. S. Ervin's students, parents, and other community stakeholders. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Avritt Mabel Campbell Avritt, 71, of Pine Hill, died Wednesday, June 17, 2009, at her home. Mrs. Avritt was a member of Yellow Bluff Baptist Church and was a homemaker. More...

Marriage license applications

Johnny L. White, to Marie Shamburger; Richard Rydell Sisney Jr., to Kathryn Sage Galligan; Keith Allan Hudson, to Lisa Ann Duke; Jarvis Kendall Hunt, to Victoria Lynn Garnes; Frank James Bell, to Edna Vance. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated June 11-17 Estate of Eva M. Horton, to Belinda Houston. Robyn A. Dumas, to Robyn A. Dumas. James T. Hill, to Robyn A. Dumas. Eric Tucker, to Kent L. Ettestad. Delores Ann Daniels, to Dale Royce Daniels. Jane P. More...


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