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July 2, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Day takes issue with hospital report

Mayor Sheldon Day disputed a report in The Thomasville Times that the Federal Housing and Urban Development office denied Southwest Alabama Medical Center's application for federal funding to build a new hospital. More...

Info sought for stolen motorhome

Cindy Wood is asking for your help. The Wood family's 1993 Holiday Rambler Endeavor motorhome was stolen sometime Saturday evening or Sunday morning. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Franklin's words still ring today

OUR VIEW

"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. More...

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Untimely celebrity deaths

From the Editor's Desk

It's been a strange week or so in the world of celebrities. Ed McMahon, Farrah Fawcett and Michael Jackson, along with Billy Mays slipped the surly bonds of earth, dying, most would say, before their time. More...

Religion

There's only one road to Heaven

Spiritual Reflections

Remember before cell phones, when C.B. radios were the rage and every pick-up truck had one and the owners of the trucks all had "handles?" Hey buddy got your ears on? I can't remember if it was on a T.V. More...

VBS at Christian Fellowship

The Boomerang Express pulled into the station at Christian Fellowship Baptist Church, located on Tallahatta Springs Road, for the week of June 22, pulling out after commencement on June 27. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Smoked Boston butts Oak Grove Baptist Church in the Chilton community will be selling smoked Boston butts for the 4th of July. Cost is $25 each and will be delivered July 3. To place an order call 334- 636-2134 or 251-769-4763. More...

Sports

T'ville's all-star teams in action

Thomasville's all-star Dixie Youth league teams got into action this week. Here are recaps of the games from information submitted to The Thomasville Times by the teams. More...

What about a pitch count too?

Taking Names & Keeping Score

This past week I was somewhat alarmed to find out that the 9 & 10 year old leagues and the 11 & 12 year old leagues which are part of the Dixie Youth Baseball organization have not implemented a pitch count rule for those young athletes who pull mo More...

Bedsole to play at UM

PHOTO BY ADAM SPARKS Walt Bedsole is joined by family and coaches at a ceremonial signing of his baseball scholarship to the University of Mobile. Bedsole is expected to compete for a spot in the Rams infield. More...

Fireworks and activities set for downtown tommorrow

A full afternoon of activities is planned for Friday in downtown Thomasville to celebrate Independence Day. More...

Cops pick up 21 in sweep

A joint operation of city, county and federal law officers swept through Clarke County last week, netting 21 arrests. More...

Timber down, unemployment up

Eleven counties in southwest Alabama have some of the highest unemployment rates in the state, double digits ranging from almost 12 percent to almost 24 percent. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Alzheimer's support Alzheimer's / Caregivers Support Group will meet at 1 p.m., July 7, in the conference room of Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. More...

People

Jacobs, Porter plans told

Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. More...

Harrison, Gibson to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Mike Gibson of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their son, Michael K. Gibson Jr. to Annie R. Harrison, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rickey Harrison of Bashi. More...

Couple sets July 25 date

Mr. and Mrs. Tom Browder of Foley announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Christie Cherie Browder to Blake Patrick Godwin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Godwin and the late Martha Ann Tate Godwin of Daphne. More...

School

THS class of 1954 celebrates 55th reunion

At 3 o'clock, the group met at the Thomasville Civic Center, (the building being the class' alma mater). The committee in charge of the marque at the civic center had created a flashing welcome sign for the class. More...

Band news

Meet the new band director The Thomasville High School Band Boosters will host a meet-and-greet at 6 p.m., Monday, July 6. More...

Davis graduates in North Carolina

Caroline Lenora Davis, granddaughter of Alex and Patricia Davis of Thomas - ville, is a graduating senior from Charlotte Country Day School in Charlotte, N.C. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Death notice Johnson Alma Pruitt Johnson, 81, of Thomasville, died June 26, 2009. The funeral will be held July 3, 2009 at Thomasville Church of God in Christ with burial in the church cemetery. Mrs. More...

Marriage license applications

Larry Donnell Davis, to Renetta Kimbrough Chapman; Jack David Kowatch, to Karen Bush Wood; Thomas Heflin Powell, to Donna Carol Pharr; Dale Kim Long, to Peggy Sue Baugh; Tommy Lee Carstarphen Jr., to Tasha Naomi Spry. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated June 19-24 HSBC Mortgage Company, to Lamar C. Johnson. John D. Henson, to Mario Horn. V. Wylynn Gilmore Phillippi, to Vivian White Paul. Jo Ann Savage Williams, to Brian Keith Overstreet. Jo Ann Savage Williams, to Daryl R. Powell. More...