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October 1, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Homecoming parade today

Thomasville High School will hold its homecoming game this Friday night against Andalusia. Thursday and Friday will be filled with events leading up to the game and the halftime crowning of the homecoming queen. More...

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Editorials

Newspapers affected by economy

The National Newspaper Association held its annual conference in Mobile this past weekend. The association's membership is comprised mostly of smaller, community newspapers. More...

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Small town experiences

While I was in college, classmates from out of town used to marvel at how everyone in Mobile seemed to know each other. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Homecoming Grove Hill Methodist Protestant Church invites everyone to join members for their annual homecoming day beginning at 10:30 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 4. Special services are planned for the morning with lunch at noon. More...

To take God's name in vain is an insult to Him

Ashort time ago the President of our country, while delivering a speech, was insulted by an elected official. It caused a furor, and embarrassment. Thankfully it brought an apology, and forgiveness. I hope also that it brought a lesson. More...

Bishop visits St. Peters

The Rt. Rev. Philip M. Duncan, III Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast, visited St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Jackson for morning worship on Aug. 30. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

DEATH NOTICE Murphy Jerry Lane Murphy, 49, of Grove Hill, died Monday, September 21, 2009, at Providence Hospital in Mobile. Survivors include one sister, Hazel Garrick of Whatley. The funeral was held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. More...

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Daniel Wayne English, to Tossa Danuelle Blair; James Keith Haskew, to Katherine Lynn McGilberry; Robert Matthew Moore, to Magan Lenoir Council; Justin Reginald Newton Jr. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Sept. 22-29 include: James Anthony Hyde, 34, failure to appear, $276 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...

Council approves $7.6 million budget

The Thomasville city council approved a $7.8 million budget for the coming year at Monday night's meeting. Council member Charles Allen was not in attendance. Mayor Sheldon Day said the budget was as lean as he could get it. More...

Shop at Home campaign kicks off

The recession of 2008 and 2009 has made life more difficult for businesses both on a national and local level. More...

$2 million verdict accident trial

A jury returned a combined $2 million civil verdict after hearing a six-yearold vehicle accident case in Clarke County Circuit Court last week. The case was the Estate of Vernon Lee Croom, Robbin C. Dailey, Executrix vs. More...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Clothing giveaway Pine Hill Mission Food Bank, 3915 Broad Street in Pine Hill, is sponsoring its 10th annual clothing giveaway from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 2. More...

People

Flu clinic held in Arlington

Thirty-four individuals from west Wilcox and east Marengo counties attended an H1N1 virus information clinic Thursday, Sept. 24 at the Pine Belt headquarters in Arlington. RN Susan R. More...

Sellers retires from FUSB

After 25 years as a key figure in one of Thomasville's banking institutions, Larry Sellers is retiring. Sellers was hired on July 9, 1984, by United Security Bank as senior executive vice-president and chief administrative officer. More...

Community comes together to deliver low cost food

Even though the Pine Hill United Methodist Church is the official sponsor for the Angel Food Ministries, it is a community effort to bring the low-cost food to Pine Hill and the surrounding areas. More...

School

You've got to be kidding

With a new look comes a new year at Thomasville High School! Since Aug. 10 there has been a buzz going around 777 Gates Drive and the expectancy is to be one of our schools best years ever! More...

Gov. Riley recognizes KidCheck program in Thomasville

Alabama Gov. More...

Daisy visits SWHS

Thursday, Sept. 17 at 9 a.m., Daisy the cow arrived at Sweet Water High School. Accompanying Daisy was Auburn college student, Amanda Griffith. She explained to the K-6 students how important dairy products are to their health. More...

Sports

Tigers notch another blowout

For the second week in a row the Thomasville Tigers blanked a visiting opponent. This time it was the Sumter County Wildcats who left D. F. Anderson Field this past Friday, September 25, with a goose egg on their side of the scoreboard. More...

One more turn in the path

As many of you who keep a finger on the pulse of sports know, Anthony David Madison, Thomasville's native son and local sports hero has recently undergone another major change in his professional life. More...

Bulldogs take care of business, win 56-0

The Sweet Water Bulldogs used a smothering defense and a rejuvenated offense to defeat the J. F. Shields Panthers 56 - 0 this past Friday, September 25, on the road in Beatrice. More...