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October 8, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Arts Council revamped and reinvigorated

There was a fresh new sight to be seen in the Thomasville Civic Center this week. It was a small group of people, meeting to discuss the business of the Arts Council of Thomasville. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Get out and about locally

We're entering a busy time of year around these parts. The annual Ghost Walk and fall festival is coming in a couple of weeks, and we hear there are more things planned for the shop at home program. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Losing our uniqueness

I'd never heard or seen the word singing used as a noun before moving to rural Georgia. I remember reading it in the announcements to go in the paper that week, and thought someone made a grammatical booboo. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

RCIA classes The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) are classes for both Catholics and non-Catholics who desire a deeper understanding of the Catholic Church. Fr. More...

Christian Brotherhood founding members honored

The Christian Brotherhood of the Friendship Baptist Church of Pineapple honored four founding members. In attendance for fifty-two years are Mr. Greg Oakley, Mr. Alvin Stone, and Mr. Eddie Stone. More...

Jesus is the way to safety and the door to freedom

Living here in Tamale, Ghana for three years has taught me much about people and sheep. We are closely related. The Bible bares that out. Our compound is visited daily by large numbers of sheep that roam freely through out the town. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Cassity Alex Robert Cassity, 79, of Thomasville, died Tuesday, September 29, 2009, at South Baldwin Regional Medical Center in Foley. Mr. Cassity was born Feb. 16, 1930, in Thomasville. He was a former civil service worker for the U.S. More...

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Jerry Labrian Shamburger, to Tiffany Shanta Rodgers; Rufus Jermaine Grayson, to Alicia Shantel Hamilton; Jason Michael Jones, to April Renae Kennamer. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Sept. 29- Oct. 6 include: Anthony Edward Dennison, 25, parole violation, arrested by Life Tech. More...

United Security settles discrimination suit

United Security Bancshares, Inc., after lengthy negotiations, has entered into a settlement agreement with the U.S. More...

LifeTech parolee charged with burglaries

A former LifeTech inmate, or resident, has been arrested and charged with the several burglaries that have occurred in Grove Hill and Jackson in recent weeks. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Extra birthday calendars The Thomasville Worthwhile Club has extra Community Birthday Calendars for sale. The calendars are $4 each. If interested, call Vicki Weaver 334-636-5006. More...

People

Ghost Walk events

Arm bands are going on sale this week at the Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce office for the carnival that will be in town the weekend of Ghost Walk. The arm bands are $12 in advance and are good for early evening admission, Friday, Oct. 23. More...

Ferry terminal opens

Hollis Curl (center) cuts the ribbon on the Gee's Bend Ferry terminal this weekend between Miller's Ferry and Camden. More...

Marengo gets donation

On behalf of the state of Alabama, Sen. Hank Sanders of Selma (right) presented South Marengo Fire and Rescue President Richard Rogers with a check for $2,034.57. More...

School

In this moment forever

"Are you proud to be a tiger? Yes we are!" the roar from last Thursdays pep rally was something to be appreciated, for a few minutes our community cheered on the tigers and I must say it was not in vain! More...

Picnic tables to become works of art

15 Thomasville Middle School TAG (Talented and Gifted) students traveled to Selma today and found a bit of home there. The students, all 8th graders, have chosen to turn 20 boring picnic tables into individual pieces of art this semester. More...

October parent involvement month

October is Statewide Parent Involvement Month in Alabama public schools. This year's theme is Families and Schools - Perfect Partners! Parenting Day will be held in all Thomasville City Schools on Tuesday, October 13th, from 11:30 a.m. More...

Sports

Tigers stay perfect for homecoming

The Thomasville Tigers ran their string of shutouts to three in a row this past Friday, October 2, when they blanked the Andalusia Bulldogs 51 - 0 at D. F. Anderson Field. More...

Bulldogs show no hospitality to Bastrop

The Sweet Water Bulldogs sent shock waves all the way back to the state of Louisiana this past Friday, October 2, when they knocked off the previously unbeaten and highly favored Bastrop, Louisiana Rams 24 - 12 at Nolan Atkins Stadium. More...

Marengo falls to Blacksher

The J. U. Blacksher Bulldogs pretty much locked up a playoff spot this past Friday, October 2, when they defeated the Marengo Panthers 39 - 12 in a region match-up played at "The Swamp" in Dixons Mills. More...


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