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October 22, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Police get ATV with grant

When the Ghost Walk kicks off Saturday, the Thomasville Police will be sporting a new ride. Two of the department's officers will be riding in a new Polaris Ranger utility vehicle. More...

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Fun events on tap

If you're one of those folks who complains that "there's nothing to do," you haven't been paying attention recently. More...

High court rules for foreign drug makers

Eight of the nine members of the Alabama Supreme Court have refused to "stand up for Alabama" based on their decision to cover their eyes to the fraud inflicted on Alabama taxpayers by the huge, money-hungry foreign drug makers. More...

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School

School News

Beware: run away tiger (will attack)

All tiger fans like to strut their stuff! But this tiger fan was praying Friday night. Unfortunately I didn't have the pleasure to attend the backyard brawl that ensued in Grove Hill. More...

BBSST helps students succeed

At each of Thomasville's three city schools, there is a "Building Based Student Support Team", often referred to as BBSST. More...

Marengo High School homecoming court

The following young ladies and gentleman represented Marengo High School during the halftime presentations of the homecoming game on October 16. More...

Sports

THS dominates "Backyard Brawl"

The Thomasville Tigers picked up their eighth consecutive win in the 2009 season and bragging rights for a year this past Friday, October 16, when they defeated their arch rival, the Clarke County Bulldogs, 38 - 7 at D. F. Anderson Field. More...

Bulldogs clinch region

The Sweet Water Bulldogs clinched the 1A Region 1 championship this past Friday, October 16, when they defeated the McIntosh Demons 37 - 0, posting their fifth shutout this year. More...

Taking Names & Keepin' Score

The infamous tie

In the average day I would venture to say that there is hardly a second that goes by while we are awake that we aren't called upon to remember something. More...

Ghost Walk and Fall Festival is Saturday

Thomasville's annual Ghost Walk and Fall Festival has arrived again. The Kathryn Tucker Windham Ghost Walk will kick-off at dark on Saturday, Oct. 24. More...

School audit finds few problems

Thomasville's school system received a positive report from auditors Thursday night. The audit report gave an "unqualified" overall positive assessment of the school's financial dealing. More...

T'ville man dies in wreck over weekend

Jerry Harmon Strickland Jr. died in a single vehicle wreck on London Road near Sandflat early Saturday morning. Strickland, 25, was a native of Selma and a resident of Thomasville. More...

Representative disputes theft accusation

A representative of one of the Thomasville students accused of stealing from the Andalusia football locker room is disputing the report. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Haunted House The Thomasville Lions Club will be having their Haunted House in conjunction with The Ghost Walk again this year, located downtown on West Front Street across from the Post Office and Thomasville Theatre. More...

People

Shotgun Raffle

The members of the Opine-Tallahatta Springs Volunteer Fire Department are currently selling raffle tickets for a Mossberg 12 Ga. Pump Shotgun (1 ticket for $2.00 or 3 tickets for $5.00). More...

Blood drive

A community-wide American Red Cross blood drive will be held from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 1, at the Arlington United Methodist Church. Help save a life by giving a little blood More...

Fundraiser winner

Tanner Pugh (left) and Donald Pugh (right) battalion chief of the Fulton Volunteer Fire Department present Luke Flint of Pine Hill with the 42" flat screen TV he won at the Fulton Fall Festival. More...

Religion

Spiritual Reflections

We'll miss the intangibles

Soon we will leave Tamale for what may be the last time. We'd like to think that we will be back to visit some day but the trip is nearly seven thousand miles and $2500 each round trip. Going home, to family, and friends won't be a painless move. More...

November Angel Food order deadline Nov. 10

The Pine Hill United Methodist Church has obtained the November 2009 Menu for the Angel Food program. Orders may be placed any time at the Bank of Pine Hill. More...

Pineview Sunday School

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Windell Sheffield, Winston Parden, John Wayne Overstreet, John Reaves, Joe Clayton, Robert Dement, Ben Pugh, Cliff Scarbrough, Clarence Newton, Cordell Hutto, Frank Jackson, Gene Overstreet, Ralph Smyly, Frank Robison. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Autrey Henry Gerald "Red" Autrey Sr., 75, of Thomasville died Oct. 16, 2009 at the V.A. Medical Center in Tuscaloosa. He was born Dec. 6, 1933 in Brillant. He was a member of Sunny South Baptist Church. He was a logger. More...

RECORDS

Marriage license applications John Robert Brunson Jr., to Jean Howell. Marriage license applications are just that— applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. Property deeds listed Dated Oct. More...

TPD report

Last week the Thomasville Police Department filed the following felony charges: Gracie Reasor Slaughterassault second degree, Donny Rayford Rowellassault second degree, Andy Crawford- breaking and entering a motor vehicle. More...


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