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January 28, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Mayor says thanks with water help

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day expressed his deep appreciation to the West Wilcox water system at Monday night’s council meeting. More...

County roads in rough shape

“Our roads have taken a beating,” Clarke County Engineer Danny Overton told county commissioners Monday in response to a question by Commissioner Elma Averett. More...

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People

Hepstall gets new Warfare Pin

Three aviation maintenance officers (AMOs) received the new Profess - ional Aviation Maintenance Officer Warfare Insignia pin during a ceremony aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) December 16. More...

Dotsons to be honored with reception

The children of Dywane and Glenda Dotson will host a reception in honor of their parents’ 40th wedding anniversary. The reception will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Feb. More...

Elizabeth Claire Pope born Dec. 4 in Mobile

Michael and Julie (Akridge) Pope of Surginer announce the birth of a daughter, Elizabeth Claire Pope, born at 7:45 a.m., Friday, Dec. 4, 2009, at Providence Hospital in Mobile. She weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 inches long. More...

Sports

Gibson’s doe

Eleven-year-old Lindsey Gibson got her a nice doe while hunting with her dad in Tallahatta Springs. Lindsey is the daughter of Loretta and John Gibson. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Kaitlin Day, Shelton State win national championship

Mr. Webster, in one of several definitions, defines passion as a strong liking for or devotion to some activity, object, or concept. More...

Lady Tigers to host area tournament

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger basketball team posted three key wins this past week as they took a pair of games from arch rival Clarke County and one from the Lady Bulldogs of Andalusia High School. More...

Saban pays a visit to THS

School officials kept mum prior to the event, but it would have been hard to miss the helicopter landing at the football practice field behind Thomasville High School for those outside at the right time. More...

School board makes up missed days

Bad news came Thursday night for Thomasville’s students hoping the city’s water crisis meant an extra week out of school. More...

Close call

Thomasville firefighters were called out to a trailer fire last Wednesday, raising fears that there wouldn’t be enough water to fight the fire if it was a serious one. Luckily for everyone, the fire was minor and quickly extinguished. More...

County Democrats open qualifying for 2010

Clarke County Democrats officially kicked off the 2010 campaign season Tuesday by opening qualifying for local offices that are on the ballot this year. More...

Editorials

OUR VIEW

Gambling fight gets uglier

How much uglier is this fight between Gov. Bob Riley and the Bingo interests in this state going to get? Last year, we were writing about this and almost one year later, it seems that the issue is flaring up again. More...

Political Cartoon

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From the Editor’s Desk

Gulf Coast for the Saints

There’s a joke about a couple of Cajuns who wind up in Hades. As the joke goes, when Satan checks in on them, the heat’s not bothering them a bit. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Fifth Saturday singing Chilton Baptist Church will host a fifth Saturday singing at 7 p.m., Jan. 30. Pastor Clifford Dees invites everyone. Men, women conference More...

Pineview Sunday School

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Windell Sheffield, Joe Clayton, Frank Jackson, Ben Pugh, Robert Dement, Cliff Scarbrough, John Reaves, Anthony Debusk, Winston Parden, Cordell Hutto, John Wayne Overstreet, Clarence New ton, Gene Over - street, Billy Kennedy, Frank Robison. More...

Are you lost and not know it?

A big sale was in progress, and the department store was swarming with bargain hunters. In the confusion a little boy ran over to the Lost and Found Department, sobbing, “My mom’s lost!” But he, not his mother, was lost. More...

For The Record

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending Jan. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Jan. 19-26 include: Patrick Kelly Phillips, 20, burglary third degree, $10,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...


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