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September 3, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Block that kick!

Chris Davis blocks a Sweet Water extra point attempt Friday night. Next week's THS game at B.C. Rain has been changed to Thursday night at Ladd-Peebles Stadium. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Remember reason for Labor Day

The following quotes are from History.com "As the Industrial Revolution took hold of the nation, the average American in the late 1800s worked 12-hour days, seven days a week in order to make a basic living. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

The column business

From the Editor's Desk

So, who died and made me the lead columnist around here? Well, no one really; it just sort of happened when I was hired on here. The columnist business is kind of a peculiar niche within the journalism realm. More...

Religion

You cannot live by fear and faith at the same time

Spiritual Reflections

We were not afraid driving from Tamale to Accra and back. I was alert, but even though the roadsides in Ghana are literally strewn with the remains of terrible accidents, we were not afraid. More...

Christian convention convened 60th session in Thomasville

The staff of the Bethel Baptist Association, BTU and congress of Christian Education convened its 60th session at 8 a.m., July 24, at the New Greater First Baptist Church in Thomsaville. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

National convention The 26th annual National Women's Convention of the Apostolic Overcoming Holy Church of God, Inc., will be held at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m., Sept. 3 - 5 at El Shaddai AOH Church of God in Dixons Mills. More...

Sports

Tigers tame Bulldogs 21-19

The Thomasville Tigers got out to a 21 - 6 lead over the Sweet Water Bulldogs and then held on for a 21 - 19 win in the 2009 season opener for both teams. More...

All our teams deserve our support

Taking Names & Keeping Score

As of this past Friday, the High School Football season, at least here in Alabama, officially got underway and from the size of the crowd at the game I attended as well as reports I received from other games across the state, I would have to say th More...

Lady Tigers off to slow start

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger volleyball team got their 2009 season off to somewhat of a slow start when they lost their opening match of the season to the Lady Bulldogs of Sweet Water High School in three straight games on Thursday, Augus More...

Region sees up tick in business interest

In September of 2008, the economy froze. From the perspective of economic developer Grant Chaney, nothing was happening. More...

Marvin's moving forward

Crews are busy at work on the old Goody's store, working to convert it from a clothing retailer to the new home for Marvin's Building Materials and Home Center. Company officials say they expect to have the store open November. More...

ASCC get pulp program grant

Alabama Southern Community College has received almost $3 million renewed funding for the Advanced Technological Education (ATE) National Center of Excellence Grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF). More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Season tickets Football season tickets are now on sale at Thomasville High School. For more information or to purchase, call Coach Donnie Fendley at the school at 636-4451. More...

People

Day of Service

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day joined Debbie McClure (left) and Lynn Mayton (right) in signing a proclamation making Sept. 11, a Day of Service and Remembrance. More...

Art classes starting now in Grove Hill

Children's Art Classes - Johnna Bush, Instructor Grades K - 3 - Mondays, 3:30-5:00 pm, Sept. 14 - Nov. 2 Grades 3 - 6 - Tuesdays, 3:30-5:00 pm, Sept. 8 - Oct 27 Adult Art Classes Sept. More...

Ashcraft, Lowe to wed in Daphne

David and Pam Ashcraft of Spanish Fort announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lyndsey Paige to Nicholas Ryan Lowe, son of Mark and Karen Davis of Thomasville and Maulette Lowe of Daphne. More...

School

RN graduates

Alabama Southern Community College recently honored students in the Associate Degree Nursing (RN) program with a pinning ceremony. More...

FACS program recertified

The Business/Industry Certification On-Site Review team visited Thomasville High School to review the Family and Consumer Science program. More...

LPN students graduate

MONROEVILLE - Alabama Southern Community College recently honored students in the Practical Nursing (LPN) department with a pinning ceremony. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

DeWitt Doris Ree Pugh DeWitt, 84, of Thomasville, died Friday, August 28, 2009, at Fair Haven Nursing Home in Birmingham. Mrs. DeWitt was born July 19, 1925 in Tallahatta Springs. More...

Marriage license applications

Christopher Chance Gaines, to Terrell Nichole Powell; Keith Aqui Lawrence, to Stacey Evette Wiggins; Jeremy Russell Parden, to Nikki Powell Linder; Gary Earl Wilson, to Linda Dell Rish; Kenneth Edward Argo, to Jennifer Leann Smith. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated Aug. 20-24 Herbert W. Noble, to Patti Jeanne Noble. Thomas Ashley Butts, to Bobby Booker. Johnny Champion, to Charles L. Washington. Rayford E. Knight, to Knight Living Trust. Rayford E. Knight, to Rayford Wayne Knight. More...