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July 1, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Chamber extends deadline for “Idol” entrants

The Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce has extended the deadline for entries into the Clarke County Idol singing competition. More...

Special Sections

People

Mural Grant

A check for a grant of $19,013 was presented by area elected representatives for the downtown mural projects. Pictured (from left): Peggy Pugh, Karen Dean, Kirk Brooker, Mayor Sheldon Day, Rep. More...

C’ville music festival

The fourth Coffeeville Music Festival will be held Saturday. The musical event will be held on the lawn of Dr. Edwina Hart’s home on Highway 69 South. There’ll be gospel music starting at 11 a.m. More...

Dixons Mills native pens flood relief song

Nashville, known as “Music City, USA,” is a city of much more than music and singers. It is filled with a unique blend of gifted people from the arts to industries. More...

School

New Alabama Southern president named

Dr. Freida Hill, chancellor of the Alabama Community College System, recommended and the Alabama State Board of Education approved Dr. Reginald Sykes as president of Alabama Southern Community College in Monroeville. Dr. William O. More...

Sports

T’ville Ponytails headed to state tourney

Thomasville’s 11 & 12 year old girls’ All-Star softball team swept their way through both the Sub- District and District Tournaments to earn a spot in the State Tournament being held in Enterprise beginning Friday, July 16 and running th More...

All-star boys in action

In addition to the Thomasville Ponytails who qualified for the State Tournament by winning their District Tournament held in Linden this past weekend, three other Thomasville teams began play this past week with the 9 &10 year old boys and the 11 & More...

Tigers move to next level

In a commemorative commitment ceremony held at the Thomasville High School library this past Thursday, June 24, two more members of the 2010 Thomasville High School baseball team made their plans for the future known when they signed letters of comm More...

New taxes ease cuts at schools

Thanks to an increase in city sales taxes, Vic Adkison, superintendent of Thomasville’s school system said in a board meeting last week that he will be rescinding his recommendation for the elimination of some jobs at the schools. More...

Day cautiously optimistic about industrial contacts

“Mark it down,” said Mayor Sheldon Day after a brief Thomasville City Council meeting Monday night. “This doesn’t happen very often,” he joked. More...

Hubert announces firing

Ozelle L. Hubert, an independent candidate for the Alabama House of Representatives said in a news release Monday that he has been fired from his job as pharmacist-in-charge of the Wal-Mart Supercenter Pharmacy in Jackson. More...

Editorials

Strings attached to funds

Think you want to be a school board member? You might want to think again. There probably isn’t another local governing board that faces more constraints than your local school board. More...

From the Editor’s Desk

Thoughts in passing

Okay, the U.S. run in the World Cup is over, so we can all go back to ignoring it again. And remember, there’s less than 70 days until football season starts. More...

Robert Bentley’s faux pas

State Rep. Robert Bentley is coming under close scrutiny for political ads which some say falsely suggest he served in Vietnam. More...

Religion

Spiritual Reflections

Do you process the Bible like milk?

Do you like skimmed milk? That is what we drink at home. Contrary to popular belief, skimmed milk is not produced by skinny cows. The cows we saw in Ghana looked like they produced skimmed milk. You could almost read the newspaper through them. More...

VBS group saddles up

Saddle Ridge Ranch was the VBS theme for New Hope #1 Baptist Church this year. Vacation Bible School was held June 14-18 every evening at 5:00 p.m. and climaxed with a fun day for everyone. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Homecoming services New Union Missionary Baptist Church will hold their homecoming services Sunday, July 4 at 11:00 a.m. Revival Services will be held July 5-9 at 7:00 p.m. each night. Rev. More...

For The Record

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of June 22-29 include: Roderick Oneal Pritchett, 19, failure to appear, $384 bond, arrested by Thomasville Police Dept. More...

2009 ANNUAL WATER QUALITY REPORT

2009 ANNUAL WATER QUALITY REPORT (for period January - December 2009) THOMASVILLE WATER AND SEWER BOARD P. O. Box 127, 137 Adams Avenue, Thomasville, AL 36784 More...

ORDINANCE 2010-3

AN ORDINANCE ADDRESSING FLOOD DAMAGE PREVENTION, OBJECTIVES, PROCEDURES, PERMITTING AND ESTABLISHING A FLOODPLAIN ADMINISTRATOR, DESCRIBING HIS DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES, PROVIDING PROVISIONS FOR FLOOD HAZARD REDUCTION, ETC. More...