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December 3, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Downtown stroll, other events coming up

Christmas activities are gearing up in Thomasville. The annual Christmas parade will roll through downtown streets this Saturday, Dec. 5 at 10 a.m. The parade will roll from city hall down West Front Street. More...

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Spare some change

The red kettle started in 1891, born out of the desire to provide a Christmas meal to some of the area's poor in San Francisco, Calif. More...

From the Editor's Desk

No free lunch, or home

Iread this week where one of the subjects of the ABC show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, is about to get his home foreclosed. Apparently, he's not the only one. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

The Gospel According to Scrooge The 15th annual performance of The Gospel According To Scrooge, an adaptation in which Scrooge finally recognizes that he needs the love of Christ in his heart, will be held Friday through Sunday at the Fayette More...

Spiritual Reflections

Count your blessings

Last week we celebrated Thanksgiving Day and I can't remember approaching Thanksgiving Day with a stronger sense of thankfulness. Maybe it has something to do with coming home after spending the last three Thanksgivings in Africa. More...

Pineview Sunday School Sunday, November 29, 2009

Billy Kennedy, Windell Sheffield, Cordell Hutto, John Wayne Overstreet, Clarence Newton, Anthony DeBusk, Robert Dement, Ralph Smyly, Ben Pugh, Winston Parden, Frank Jackson and Frank Robison. More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Embrel Lee Vaughn Jr., to Mattie M. Rivers; Cecil F. Walker, to Tracy B. Dixon. Marriage license applications are just that - applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

OBITUARIES

Harper Catherine Ross Harper, 87, of Birmingham, died Sunday, November 22, 2009, at Brookwood Medical Center. Mrs. Harper, a former resident of Pine Hill, was born Alice Catherine Ross on Dec. 24, 1921 in Aimwell. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov. 24- Dec. 1 include: Marcus Devonta Welch, 32, failure to appear (traffic) contempt of court, arrested by Thomasville Police Dept. More...

Can you hear me now?

Alabama Southern nursing student Amber White checks Aubrey Brewer's ears during the KidCheck health checkup at Thomasville Middle School Tuesday. Close to 300 children went through the health screening. More...

Phones and computers go out at schools

A hardware malfunction in the Thomasville school system's over the holidays led to the temporary disruption in phone and computer communications at the schools Monday and Tuesday. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Christmas parade The annual Thomasville Christmas Parade will roll through the streets of downtown Thomasville at 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 5. The theme for this year's parade is "A Storybook Christmas. More...

People

Poinsettias available

The Thomasville Theatre Association (Drama Boosters) have poinsettias available for delivery. These are 7-inch diameter, red poinsettias with pot covers. Contact Le Ann Moore at 334-992-2234 or Leanne Gates at 334-636-9819. More...

Christmas events on tap

GROVE HILL'S ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARADE will be Thursday, Dec. 3. The theme for this year's parade will be Christmas Stories. Line up will begin at 3:15 in front of the Clarke County High School. The parade will begin at 4 p.m. More...

Cents-ible ribbon cutting

The Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting at Cents-ible in downtown Thomasville just before Thanksgiving. The store is located on West Front Street. More...

School

Retired educators meeting held

The Clarke County Education Retirees Association met Thursday, Nov. 19, 11:45 a.m., at New Faith Baptist Church in Coffeeville. Members were treated to a delicious Thanksgiving dinner in a beautiful, colorful, seasonal setting. More...

Senator presents $5000 grant check at THS

On Tuesday, Dec. 1, Kay Larrimore's accounting class was surprised by a visit from Senator Marc Keahey, who was there to deliver a grant check for $5,000 to buy supplies for the classroom. More...

School News

Counting down to freedom of the Christmas kind

Have you ever had the kind of Monday where it seemed like every possible thing that can go wrong it did? Well that was Monday at Thomasville High School. The Internet and phones where down, it was cold and rainy. More...

Sports

Expectations high for basketball in 2010

It doesn't matter if you are talking to folks about the THS Lady Tigers or the boys' Varsity and JV Tigers, the expectations for the 2009 - 2010 basketball season at Thomasville High School are better than they have been in some time. More...

Taking Names Keeping Score

Let the coaches do their jobs

Over the past couple of months I've had the privilege to talk with a lot of coaches at both the high school and college level. More...

TMS boys finish season 4 and 4

The Thomasville Middle School boys' basketball team ended the 2009 season with a 4 and 4 record. More...