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December 24, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Holiday closings announced

Thomasville City Hall will be closed Thursday, Dec. 24 and Friday Dec. 25 for the Christmas holiday, and will be closed New Year’s Day. The Clarke County Courthouse will close at noon Wednesday, Dec. 23 and be closed Thursday, Dec. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Don’t drink and drive

OUR VIEW

In December of 2006, 1,076 people were killed in traffic crashes that involved at least one driver or motorcyclist with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 or higher, according to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

A first Christmas

From the Editor’s Desk

Idon’t remember my first Christmas. I guess my sisters might. I had two older sisters, so most of the excitement was already used up by the time I came along. But then, I was the first (only) boy, so that probably made a difference too. More...

Religion

Spend Christmas celebrating with family

Spiritual Reflections

There have been different rituals that I have used to help me get into the “Spirit of Christmas,” because the world has done its best to kill that true Spirit for me. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

College night The annual College Night at Christmas service led by college and university students from the Camden area will be held at 6 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 27, at Camden ARP Church, 208 Broad Street in Camden. More...

Sports

CCHS coach Allan Floyd relieved of coaching duties

Allan Floyd, Clarke County High School football coach and athletic director was relieved of those duties by the Clarke County school board at their Dec. 17 meeting. The termination was by a 4-0-1 vote. More...

THS coach Lane resigns

The Thomasville Times has been told that Thomasville High School girls basketball coach Curtis Lane has tendered his resignation. Due to school holidays, the Times was unable to get official confirmation of this before press time. More...

Area players make all-state team

The Thomasville Tigers, who spent several weeks ranked number one, had two first team performers on the Alabama Sports Writers Association on the organization’s all-state football team. More...

Merry Christmas

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TMS student’s dinosaur is a finalist

Thomasville has a chance to name Mobile’s Dinosaur. More...

Unemployment slips a little

Unemployment dropped slightly in Clarke County in November, nudging downward for the first time in months and echoing a statewide dip in unemployment for the month. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

College night service set in Camden The annual College Night at Christmas service led by college and university students from the Camden area will be held at 6 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 27, at Camden ARP Church, 208 Broad Street in Camden. More...

People

Lisenbe, Hare wed at Magnolia Manor

Julie Loraine Lisenbe, of Pine Hill and Zachary Creighton Hare of Grove Hill were united in the covenant of marriage on August, 22, 2009 at five o’clock in the evening on the lawn of the beautiful antebellum Magnolia Manor on Springhill Avenue More...

Baugh, Whitfield to exchange vows

Tina Baugh and Craig Whitfield, together with their parents, are pleased to announce their wedding date of January 9, 2010. The wedding ceremony will be solemnized at 4 o’clock in the afternoon at Pine Hill Baptist Church. More...

Angel Food menus announced

The January menu for the Angel Food Ministries food boxes has been announced. More...

School

The day before Christmas at the Ludlow house

School News

‘Twas the day before Christmas and all through the Ludlow house almost every creature was stirring (except for the exhausted mouse), the stockings were hung on the mantel with care in hopes that Saint Nicholas would soon been there. More...

Top money raisers

Thomasville Elementary School announced students bringing in the most money during the annual PTO fund-raising event. More...

Honor society inducts new members

The Phi Upsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society at Alabama Southern recently inducted the following new members into its organization at Alabama Southern Community College: More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Property deeds listed Dated Dec. 9-15 William B. Crow, to Stephen E. Collins. William S. Armstead III, to Shelia Porter. Cindy Spillers, to Kara F. Jordan. E. Coma Banks Sr., to E. Coma Banks Jr. James L. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Hawthorne Ella Frances Hawthorne, 90, of Thomasville, died December 17, 2009 at a local hospital. The funeral was held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 23 at Greater First Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Dec. 15-21 include: Valerie Virginia Ransby, 50, harassment, $1,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...


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