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October 29, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Grove Hill wet-dry vote is Nov. 3

Proponents hope Grove Hill citizens will vote Tuesday to make the town the third municipality in dry Clarke County to permit legalized alcohol sales. More...

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Is the recession over?

Did you know the recession is over? Recently released government figures supposedly indicate it is. More...

From the Editor's Desk

Signs of the times?

"Signs, signs, everywhere signs" as the song goes. I'm seeing more signs pop up around the area. There have been quite a few of the red NO signs cropping up around Grove Hill and I've even seen a few green YES signs as well. More...

School

THS announces honor students

Thomasville High School has announced the names of those students earning placement on the first nineweek grading period. More...

TES students to design prototypes

Students who participate in the Gifted Program at Thomasville Elementary School traveled to Birmingham last week for a special field trip. They headed to McWane Science Center, a favorite destination of teachers and students alike. More...

TMS students of the month

Thomasville Middle School announces its Students of the Month. These students have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their academics and behavior. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Andrews Roy Edward Andrews, 68, of Chance, died Saturday, October 24, 2009, at his home. Mr. Andrews was born Sept. 21, 1941 in Thomasville. More...

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Michael Paul Chapman, to Dashia Monique Frye; Timothy F. Rowell, to Starlet Flora Dunagan; Bobby Joel Garrick Jr., to Melinda Elizabeth Barnes. More...

DEATH NOTICE

Ott A memorial service for Kelly Ann Ott will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 31, at Kelley's Cemetery in Sandflat. She passed away on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at her home in South Carolina. More...

City wins grant for Hwy. 43 lights

The city of Thomasville passed a slight increase in garbage collection fees Monday night. Mayor Sheldon Day said the increase was a pass-through of a state-instituted tax on garbage collection. More...

Clarke County Development Foundation meets

The Clarke County Development Foundation held its annual meeting in Thomasville last Thursday. More...

House district 65 election Tuesday

House District 65 election is Tuesday, Nov. 3. The only polling place in Thomasville open for that election is the fire station located on Bashi Road. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Haunted house The Thomasville Lions Club invites all to come to the Haunted Hille Hotel this weekend, Oct. 30 and 31, in historic downtown Thomasville. More...

People

Clarke Countians attend event

A large group from Clarke County, estimated to be at least 60 people attended the announcement of an aerospace industrial alliance among Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana Monday. More...

VFW holds missing man ceremony

VFW Post 5106 sponsored a Missing Man Table and Honors Ceremony on Saturday, October 24. The solemn ceremony honored Mr. More...

Old St. Stephens Day is Saturday

A day of fun, food and reflections of the state's early history will be featured on Saturday, Oct. 31 at Old St. Stephens, Alabama's territorial capital. More...

Religion

Spiritual Reflections

Heaven and Hell are not places on Earth

It's Saturday October 24, 2009. We are in Accra, capitol city of Ghana. Three years ago yesterday we reported to IMB's training facility for eight weeks of missionary training. Then we flew here on our way to our assignment in Tamale. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Fun night Williams Temple CME Church, 206 Davis Avenue in Thomasville will host its annual fun night from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 31. Fun, food and games. Everyone is welcome. Friends, family day Miles Chapel C.M.E. More...

Sports

Tigers suffer first defeat in Jackson

The Thomasville Tigers fell from the ranks of the undefeated this past Friday, October 23, when the Jackson Aggies handed them a 39 - 20 defeat. Playing before an overflow crowd at Jackson's John D. More...

Bulldogs stay unbeaten in region

The Sweet Water Bulldogs completed a sweep in 1A Region 1 play this past Friday, October 23, when they defeated the J. U. Blacksher Bulldogs 37 - 7 in Uriah. With the win Sweet Water improved to 8 - 1 overall and a perfect 6 - 0 in the region. More...

Treasures of Thomasville's sports past

Looking as far back into history as we care to go it seems that we can always find a record of men and women spending time looking for treasure. More...


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