December 14, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Resolution for Day

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day, left, ran against State Sen. Pat Lindsey, right, unsuccessfully for Lindsey More...

Parades for young...and young 102-year-olds too!

Kids love a parade...both as participants as the kids and as spectators. But the young at heart can also enjoy the season and that More...

Special Sections

Community

Jury hangs again on murder against mental health worker

District attorney dismisses charge

The District Attorney More...

Riley awards grants to improve recreation in Southwest Alabama

Gov. Bob Riley has awarded grants totaling more than $150,000 to improve recreational opportunities in three southwest Alabama counties. Funds will be used to construct or renovate recreational trails in the towns of Gilbertown, Fulton and Excel. More...

Chance & Scyrene

Out of state family enjoyed visits

Chance native Dot Dotson, her two daughters, Lillie (Bea), Betty and grandson, Willie were h o m e recently for a visit. They t r a v e l e d f r o m Cincinnati, Ohio and F l i n t , Michigan. While home they enjoyed visiting with M r s . More...

Church News

T’ville drys gain apparent ground on distance rule

Draft ordinance changes distance alcohol sales allowed from churches and schools from 200 to 300 feet

The dry forces in Thomasville have apparently won one small battle in the war on proposed alcohol sales. More...

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Mt. Zion #2 Baptist workshop set Mt. Zion #2 Baptist Church will continue its Christmas Workshop Friday, Dec. 15 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. A concert will be held Saturday, Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. Admission is free. Rev. Cory J. Pruitt is the clinician. More...

C’ville gospel singer to get award in England

Martha Daughtrey called The Democrat over the weekend to report that she has been notified that she will receive a New Christian Music Radio Mike Award in London, England early next year. More...

Lifestyle

Youngster kills nice deer

Vann Wilson, 8-years-old killed this deer on Nov. 12 during Alabama youth deer season. It was his first deer of the season and sported 11 points and weighed 145 pounds. He is the son of Marty and Ellen Wilson of Coffeeville. More...

Stephens-Baggett to marry Dec. 30

Johnny and Susan Stephens of Saraland announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Marie Stephens, to Mason Lane Baggett, son of Jeanea Martin of Mobile and Ron Baggett of Grove Hill. More...

South of the Border

Your first spoonful of this, and you More...

Area lawyers once against, now for DuBose judgeship

A petition, or More...

Judge-elect to take oath at courthouse Dec. 22

Stuart DuBose is moving ahead with plans to become a new circuit judge for the First Judicial Circuit. Although he does not technically take office until Jan. More...

LIFE Tech Center building named for T’ville Mayor Day

Gov. Bob Riley and others lauded and ribbed Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day at the dedication of the new LIFE Tech Transition Center in Thomasville last Thursday. More...

Retiring circuit clerk says technology has helped keep pace with tripled caseload

Circuit Clerk Wayne Brunson was sitting with Courthouse Security Officer Donald Jackson outside of the jury room More...

Obituaries - Free Access

AREA OBITUARIES

Robinson Iola Deas Robinson, 92, of Thomasville died Dec. 9, 2006 in Mobile. She was born Feb. 19, 1914 in the New Prospect Community in Clarke County. She was a member of Thomasville Baptist Church. More...

Sports

Victorious and valiant efforts

Defense leads Bears to title

The Leroy Bears for the second time in two years knocked off the Woodland Bobcats in Birmingham to claim the 2A title with a 12-7 win Thursday afternoon at Legion Field. More...

Victorious and valiant efforts

Bulldogs hammer CBHS

The opponent may have changed but the results were still the same as the Sweet Water Bulldogs used a smothering defense to beat the Cedar Bluff Tigers 48-0 to capture the Class 1A state championship Saturday morning in Birmingham. It was the school More...

Tigers fight hard but come up short in 4A

The Thomasville Tigers never quit fighting as they fell 28-27 to the Guntersville Tigers on the coldest night in 110 years in Birmingham in the Class 4A finals last Thursday night. More...

Editorial

Alabama Scene

High number of former legislators become lobbyists

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Editor’s Notes

Every vote does count

The election is over but I must get in one more lecture on the importance of voting and how every vote really does count. Up in C h i l t o n C o u n t y (where they grow those great peaches), they had a heck of a sheriff More...

Inside the Statehouse

Time for congressional redistricting?

Last week More...

Schools

Accelerated readers for elementary school named

Accelerated Readers Leaders for the Second grading period: Second Grade - Jackson Sara Wilson, first, Shelby Sellers, second and Celina Becton, third. More...

Gator Greats for December

Clarke Prep is once again celebrating the six pillars of character. This month More...

Bradford signs book at school

Mrs. Terri Bradford has published a book called More...