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August 20, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

AmStar joins ASAP in T'ville Friday

AmStar ambulance service officially started service in Thomasville Friday morning at 8 a.m. Now, Thomasville will be served by two ambulance services, AmStar, based in Demopolis, and ASAP, based in Laurel, Miss. More...

Clardy uninjured in wreck

Caleb Clardy's car crashed when it flipped while he was driving on Hwy. 43 Friday night near Grove Hill. Clardy was able to exit the car uninjured. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Only the future will tell

OUR VIEW

Will Thomasville's local business get run out of business now that Marvin's will be benefitting from lower lease rates thanks to a sales tax rebate program? No. But does that mean it was a good idea? We honestly don't know, but we hope so. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Silly sports concerns

From the Editor's Desk

So the other night, we caught part of a program supposedly documenting the world's strongest toddler. The two-year-old had much more muscle mass than a normal toddler his age and his strength tested at the level of a six-yearold. More...

Religion

Sin is the problem - What is the solution?

Spiritual Reflections

My experiences in Africa have made me feel qualified to share what is wrong here, what must be done away with before the people of Africa can fulfill their highest purpose and destiny. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Homecoming, revival Chilton Baptist Church, on Chilton Road, County Road 17 in Grove Hill, will continue in revival at 7 p.m., through Friday, Aug. 21. More...

Sports

Jamborees kick off Friday

Football coaches all over the state of Alabama will be looking forward to the end of this week with a great deal of excited anticipation. More...

92 and still going strong

Taking Names and Keeping Score

When we look at the average life span of a human being these days it is certainly within reason to have several people we know who are 90 years old or older. More...

Peewee football registration

The Recreation Department will hold registration for Peewee Football players and Peewee Cheerleaders on Saturday, August 29, 2009 from 9:00 am till 2:00 pm at Gates Drive Park in front of the concession stand. More...

Cong. Bonner speaks against health plan

U.S. Congressman Jo Bonner (R-Ala.) has been spending the August break conducting town hall meetings within his district and speaking out against President Barack Obama's proposed national health care plan. More...

School traffic still an issue at schools

School traffic, especially at the beginning of the school year can seem more difficult than at other times. And this year, people seem to be noticing the traffic more than ever. More...

Seven cases of swine flu in Clarke county

According to the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), as of August 12, there were seven confirmed cases of the H1N1 (Swine) Flu in Clarke County and additional samples had been sent to the state lab for testing. More...

New Era to lay off workers

Approximately 40 percent of New Era Cap Company employees in its three domestic manufacturing plants in Alabama and New York State have been laid off due to a decline in consumer demand for their product. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Girl Scout Daisies Wanted: Girls in kindergarten and first grade who want to be a Girl Scout Daisy. Contact Susan Rotton at 334-636-4227 or 334-830-1901. More...

People

Cook, Kennedy to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Danny Harris of Fultondale announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Allison Mechelle Cook to Jonathan Howard Kennedy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Kennedy of Thomasville. More...

Moore named to Capstone staff

Capstone Regional President Chris Doggett announced the hiring of Choctaw County native Brad Moore as the new mortgage originator for the South Alabama division of Capstone Bank. More...

Military briefs

Ciera N. Jackson Ciera N. Jackson has graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) Leader's Training Course at Fort Knox, Ky. More...

School

Sweet Water open house held

Sweet Water High School held its open house from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 6. Parents and students had an opportunity to visit the school and meet the faculty as well as tour the school. More...

Story Hour at the library

Story Hour sign up begins now at the Thomasville Public Library. It's free and it's fun! Three-year-olds meet every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and four-yearolds meet every Thursday from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. More...

New library tables at SWHS

The students and library media specialists at Sweet Water High School said thank you to the PTO for recently purchasing new library tables and chairs for the Sweet Water High School library media center. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Travis Brent Traxler, to Andrea Helen Stewart; Jeremy Le-Ewing Peters, to Lindsey Scarbrough; Jeremiah Patterson, to Kim Mason. Marriage license applications are just that - applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated Aug. 6-12 Gaines R. Adams, to Shelton K. Jackson. Robert Cecil Pierce, to Beverly P. Baxter. Thor Huebner, to James L. Law. William M. McHaney, to William L. Hicks. William L. Hicks, to Earl Crosser. More...

OBITUARIES

DEATH NOTICE Woodham Jack Kenner Woodham, 82, of Satsuma, died August 11, 2009. Graveside service was held at 11 a.m., Friday, Aug. 14, at Coffeeville Cemetery. Mr. More...


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