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September 17, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Ghost Walk organizers already at work

The Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce and the Arts Council of Thomasville are already starting to get ready for the annual Ghost Walk event in downtown Thomasville, to be held Oct. 24. More...

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Governor's race always the biggest

When talk turns to politics in Alabama it usually leads to the Governor's race. It does not matter if the Governor's race is four years away, political gossip starts early as to who will run for Governor. More...

America's bloodiest day

OUR VIEW

On this date, Sept. 17, in 1862, the Battle of Sharpsburg (or Antietam) was fought. It is the bloodiest single day of battle fought. Around 23,000 men lost their lives fighting their own countrymen. More...

Religion

The love of Christ is what sets Christianity apart

Spiritual Reflections

Iam not a betting man but I believe it would be a safe wager that I am the only person in Africa that had what I had for supper tonight. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Churches asked to ring bells Sept. 17 - 23 is designated as Constitution Week, recognizing the 222nd anniversary of the signing of the Constitution of the United States. More...

TUMC wishes learning center well in continued endeavors

For many years the Thomasville United Methodist Church has been home to the Thomasville Learning Center. TLC has distinguished itself as a wonderful preschool opportunity for the children of our community. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Allen Ruby Lee Allen, 85, of Grove Hill, died Wednesday, September 9, 2009, at Jackson Health Care Facility in Jackson. Mrs. Allen was a homemaker and was a member of Chilton Baptist Church. The funeral was held at 3 p.m., Thursday, Sept. More...

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Joseph Jerome Snell, to Stacey Nicole Horn. Marriage license applications are just that - applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. Property deeds listed Dated Sept. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Sept. 8-15 include: Kionne Edward Johnson, 27, probation violation, arrested by Life Tech. More...

City gets "A" bond rating with warnings

The Thomasville City Council took the first step toward refinancing an $8 million general obligation bond issue Monday night. The refinancing will be completed at a special meeting Sept. 21. More...

T'ville school budgets get cut again

The Thomasville City Board of Education approved a $15.19 million budget for the coming school year, more than one million dollars less than the budget that was adopted in 2008. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Benefit lunch A benefit lunch will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, Sept. 18 at Thomasville Church of God in Christ Annex Building for Sis. Doris Cleveland Brackett who is fighting a battle with brain cancer. More...

People

CFBC homecoming

Christian Fellowship Baptist Church will hold homecoming services beginning at 11 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 27, with former pastor, Darryl Brunson bringing the morning sermon. Lunch will follow the morning worship. More...

Day of Service in Thomasville

The RSVP and LEO Club took part in the national Day of Service Friday, Sept. 11 by collecting canned goods for the Salvation Army food bank. More...

Light day for council meeting

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day was not at Monday's city council meeting but left a written report. Councilman Gaines Smith presided as mayor pro tem. The report detailed Day's and economic developer Dottie Gaston's work with local retailers. More...

Sports

Tigers feast on Raider turnovers

The Thomasville Tigers moved to 3 - 0 on the season and 2 - 0 in region play this past Thursday, September 10, when they defeated the B. C. Rain Raiders 43 - 18 at Ladd- Peebles Stadium in Mobile. More...

What about the west?

Taking Names & Keeping Score

With only two games in the book or one in the case of the Arkansas Razorbacks and the Ole Miss Rebels, speculation among SEC fans, sports prognosticators, and the general public as to who will emerge as the winner of the SEC West Division is all ov More...

Sweet Water rolls to win over Coffeeville

The Sweet Water Bulldogs scored 28 points in the first quarter, 27 points in the second quarter and then cruised to a 63 - 0 win over the Coffeeville Panthers this past Friday, September 11, in Coffeeville. More...


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