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November 12, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Grand Jury issues 14 drug indicments

The Wilcox County grand jury issued 14 indictments as a result of undercover drug operations by the Pine Hill Police Department. More...

Pine Hill's sewer project estimated to cost $1 million

The Town of Pine Hill is looking at financing options for a $1 million sewer project. There are two phases to the project. More...

Man runs from lawmen into deputy's car, gets tazed

A car believed to be carrying a working methamphetamine lab was trying to elude lawmen Sunday evening when it ran into an oncoming Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. vehicle. More...

Gov. Riley named Patriot of the Year

Governor Bob Riley was named Patriot of the Year for his service to veterans during a ceremony on Wednesday by the Mobile Bay Area Veterans Day Commission. Governor Riley is the first Alabama governor to receive the honor. More...

Special Sections

People

Agency on Aging to hold free memory screenings

Individuals who want a status check on their memory can take advantage of free, confidential screenings on Tuesday, Nov. More...

Ella Norris' yard sale coming together

(Last week, the Times published the story written by Norris' mother, Tamara Norris, about her daughter's battle. In preparing the article for publication, three acknowledgements of thanks to those who helped were left out. More...

Banks make donations

The Allied Community Development Corporation, made up of representatives from First United Security Bank and Merchants Banks, presented grants to various area organizations recently. More...

School

School News

Seeing war vets made trip more memorable

We came, we saw, we conquered and after receiving the final score 810 miles away from my home of Thomasville, I partied! Baltimore was amazing, Washington, D.C. More...

Lions Club banquet held for poster winners and parents

The Thomasville Lions Club recently held its annual banquet for poster winners and their parents. Students in the third and fourth grades at Thomasville Elementary School participated in the D.A.R.E. project. More...

TMS announces honor rolls

Thomasville Middle School has announced the names of those students earning placement on the first nine-weeks honor roll. The following students are included. More...

Sports

Tigers run over Eagles 49-14

The Thomasville Tigers traveled to Montgomery this past Friday, Nov. 6, and defeated the Alabama Christian Eagles 49 - 14 in the first round of the AHSAA State Playoffs. More...

Sweet Water rolls past Providence 70-0

The Sweet Water Bulldogs scored early and often on their way to a 70 - 0 win over the Providence Christian Eagles in the first round of the AHSAA State Playoffs this past Friday, Nov. 6. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Alex Buford's still a Tiger

Continuing my efforts this fall to go and see all the young men who have left the high schools in our coverage area to play football at the collegiate level, I was over in Tuskegee this past Saturday to follow up on Thomasville's Alex Buford who si More...

Walgreens robbed Sunday

Just after 5 p.m. Sunday evening, a man lifted his shirt and showed a gun to the clerk at the Thomasville Walgreens store. He said, "Yeah, it's real" and then demanded money from the clerk. More...

Thomasville officer meets NFL greats while in Afghanistan

The quarterback was crouched in his uniform, scanning the field from under his helmet for his intended receivers. But this was no stadium; it was a C-17 Globemaster III flying over the harsh and dangerous terrain that is Afghanistan. More...

T'ville 911 circuit down

The Thomasville circuit for E-911 calls has been down for several weeks, 911 Director Becky Neugent told Clarke County Commissioners Monday. More...

County Commission hears improvement district pitch

Clarke County Commissioners heard a presentation for a way to finance new developments Monday. Larry Jackson of the investment firm Gardnyr Michael Capital, Inc. shared details of the Alabama Improvement Districts law. More...

Tropical Storm Ida drops rain, little else

An unusual late season hurricane turned into a tropical storm before making landfall but still dumped a lot of rain on the area. Tropical Storm Ida made landfall on the Alabama coast early Tuesday. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

H1N1 vaccine clinic The Clarke County Health Department will hold an H1N1 vaccination clinic from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (or until all vaccine has been administered), Friday, Nov. 13. More...

Editorials

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OUR VIEW

Thank you, veterans

It seems entirely appropriate that Veterans' Day and Thanksgiving are in the same month. November is a month of reflection. Reflecting on the sacrifice of others is important. More...

The best congress money can buy

Health insurers and drug concerns have given a combined $26.2 million to members of Congress since 2006 according to a study released by the non-profit group, Consumer Watchdog. More...

Religion

Day of prayer

Independent Baptist Church in Sweet Water held a day of prayer on Wednesday, Nov. 4. This event is held each hear on or near the first Monday in November. The 2009 program was sponsored by the North American Baptist Women's Union. More...

Spiritual Reflections

Pray for rain and get your umbrella

We are approaching the end of the rainy season in Tamale, and it has been unusually wet. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Harvest rally Elam CME will host its annual harvest rally at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 15. Rev. Tommie L. Jackson, pastor of Miles Chapel in Lower Peachtree, will be the guest speaker. Rev. Lucy Carson, church pastor, invites everyone. More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Property deeds listed Dated Oct. 28-Nov. 4

Horse Creek Properties, LLC, to Lauderdale Timber, LLC. Sue H. Coleman, to Susan G. Jones. Sue H. Coleman, to Sue H. Coleman. Sue H. Coleman, to Daryl H. Haskew. Green Tree - AL, LLC, to Auburn Martin. Jeanette Bethea, to Eron Jeanette Bethea. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov. 3-10 include: Gerry Crosby, 47, assault second degree, $5,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges last week: Eugene Anthony Grayson - FTA for driving with license revoked, speeding and no insurance, Eric Dwayne Dulaney - contempt of court (child support). For the week ending Nov. More...