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November 19, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

CGEDA loses existing industry rep

Grant Chaney, former vice president of existing industry for Coastal Gateway Economic Development Authority (CGEDA), has accepted a position with the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce. More...

Early deadlines for the Times

The Thomasville Times will publish a day early next week due to the Thanksgiving holiday. The edition will be printed on Tuesday and delivered to subscribers on Wednesday. Please submit news items by 4 p.m. Friday. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

OUR VIEW

Time to give up the habit

Today is the Great American Smokeout. If you are a smoker, we strongly encourage you to try giving up the habit. A healthier Thomasville is a good thing for all of us. To help motivate you, think of the money you'll save. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Sweet pay deal for chancellor

The state Board of Education will provide its new two-year college chancellor, Dr. Freida Hill, a compensation package that will approach $350,000 annually. More...

Religion

Spiritual Reflections

Where we are is more important than where we aren't

Two weeks ago we came home after three years in Africa. I have been surprised to find that coming home involves almost as much culture shock as leaving. Things are different now at least it seems that they are. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Community Thanksgiving Thomasville Baptist Church will be the host of this year's community Thanksgiving service at 6 p.m., Nov. 22 in the church fellowship center. Bro. More...

Devote yourselves to the teaching

A mother said to her son, "Give me two good reasons for not going to church." "I don't like the people," he said, "and they don't like me." Then he added, "Give me two good reasons for going to church." "You're over forty," she answered, "and yo More...

Sports

Tigers stopped by UMS in second round

The Thomasville Tigers saw their hopes for a run at the 2009 4A State Football Championship come to an end this past Friday, November 13, when the UMS-Wright Bulldogs defeated them 21 - 7 in the second round of the AHSAA State Playoffs. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Something new brewing in Mobile

Ladies and gentlemen, let me tell you that there is definitely something brewing in the port city of Mobile and it has caught my attention. More...

Sweet Water takes care of McKenzie

The Sweet Water Bulldogs picked up a 42 - 6 win over the McKenzie Tigers in the second round of the AHSAA State Playoffs this past Friday, November 13 to push their season mark to 11 - 1 and set up a third round matchup with the 10 - 1 Loachapoka More...

Child porn charge for Pine Hill man

A Pine Hill man was arrested and charged with possession of child pornography last week. Acting on a tip, the Pine Hill Police Department executed a search warrant on the home of Marcus Crosby on 421 Autrey Road. More...

Mobile Symphony to play T'ville again

The sounds of holiday cheer will fill the Thomasville Civic Center theater Monday, Dec. 14, when the Mobile Symphony Orchestra returns to Thomasville. More...

Marvin's opens in T'ville Friday

Marvin's Building Materials and Home Center store in Thomasville held its grand opening Friday. Instead of a traditional ribboncutting, a selection of people involved with opening the store took turns cutting through a board with a hand saw. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Ella's yard sale A gigantic yard sale to benefit Ella Norris will be held Saturday and Sunday in downtown Thomasville in the building beside Tim Watts Jewelry. On Saturday the sale will begin at 7:30 a.m. and continue until. More...

People

Farm-City Week

Marie Slade of the Clarke County Farmers Federation presents Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day with a turkey as Day signs a proclamation recognizing National Farm City Week the week of Nov. 20-26. More...

Groundbreaking ceremony held in Dixons Mills

The Southwest Alabama Economic Development Association (S.A.E.D.A.) and the Dixons Mills Volunteer Fire Department held their groundbreaking celebrating on Saturday, Nov. 14. More...

Pine Hill veterans remembered

In the clear, bright sunlit day of Nov. 11, a small group of people stood solemly as the wind whipped an American flag in front of them. More...

School

School News

Carpe Diem

One Saturday night two years ago I was curled up on my couch, watching a movie (my mother sometimes worries because this is my typical Saturday night). More...

Teen Read week

Thomasville Public Library partnered with TMS, THS, and ASCC during National Teen Read Week "Read Beyond Reality". More...

MHS honor students announced

Marengo High School has announced the names of the students earning placement on the first quarter honor rolls. The following students are included. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Kelley J.C. Kelley, 65, of Thomasville, died Tuesday, November 10, 2009, at his home. Mr. Kelley was born Jan. 16, 1944 in Land, Ala. He was a carpenter. The funeral was held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. More...

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Charles Lee Winters, to Angela Marie Williams; Curtis Levon Dickinson, to Bettie Jean Chapman. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov. 10- 17 include: Sandra Rochelle Hudson, speeding, $288.50, arrested by Jackson Police Dept. More...


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