September 13, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Thomasville's alcohol committee seeks clarifications on several issues

The new Thomasville City Alcohol License Review Committee (ALRC) held its first meeting Sept. 7 at City Hall. More...

Suspect arrested on two counts of rape, sexual abuse

Arrests from the Clarke County Jail include: David Anderson III, unlawful distribution/furnishing of a controlled substance, arrested by the Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...

Special Sections

Community

CARD OF THANKS

I would like to thank everyone who participated in the benefit singing held Saturday, Sept. 8 at the Mackey Branch No. 1 Baptist Church in my honor. Bertha Davis More...

Hines selected for RLI membership

J. Hudson Hines, of Hudson Hines Real Estate and Timber of Monroeville has been selected for membership by the Realtors Land Institute (RLI) headquartered in Chicago, Ill. More...

RECONSTRUCTING HISTORY

1834 Mathews cabin making great progress

Work has progressed remarkably on the circa 1834 Mathews' log cabin beging restored on the grounds of the Clarke County Museum. More...

Sports

Persistent Gators outlast Vols

The Clarke Prep School Gators overcame 11 penalties and three turnovers to beat the Volunteers of Monroe Academy 27-18 last Friday night for a big region win on the road in Monroeville. More...

Bulldogs post easy easy Homecoming win over Calhoun

Homecoming for the Clarke County High School Bulldogs went pretty much according to plan as they ran through Calhoun 55-0 last Friday night at H.G. Prim Stadium It was also a key region win for CCHS. More...

MHS beats CHS 18-0

Coffeeville High School Head Football Coach Walter Rozier wasn't happy with the final score Sept. 6, but he had to admit they continued to play hard. More...

Lifestyle

Davis-Andrews to marry in Stave Creek church

The engagement of Catherine Lynn Davis and Coley Andrews, both of Jackson, is announced this week by the brideelect's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mark C. Davis of Thomasville and Mr. and Mrs. Chris Lankford of Wagarville. More...

Memories & Recipes

Great pork (no bull) tailgating recipes

Dean had great fun on Sunday teasing Auburn fans about their game on Saturday. More...

Boones to celebrate anniversary Sept. 23

Dr. and Mrs. Randy Boone (nee Becky Smith) will be honored at a reception Sunday, Sept. 23 on the occasion of their 25th wedding anniversary. Members of the Grove Hill Baptist Church, where Dr. More...

Schools

Message from the Headmaster

It is a great honor to be writing this note as the headmaster of Clarke Prep School. My wife and I are proud to be a member of the school's family. I have always looked at our AISA schools as an extended family. More...

CPS students cheer in Spanish

The Spanish I class use the knowledge learned in the classroom, to show school spirit by cheering in Spanish at the pep rally. More...

New SGA officers ready to serve

The Student Government Association officers for the 2007-2008 school year are: Vice President - Drew Harrigan; Secretary - Austin Bedwell; President - Whitney Foreman; and Treasurer - Ethan Parden. More...

Boise sold again

Boise Cascade LLC is selling its paper, packaging and newsprint assets to Aldabra 2 Acquisition Corp. for $1.63 billion in cash and stock. The sale includes the Jackson pulp and paper mill and sheeter operation. More...

CCHS h'coming

Clarke County High School's homecoming was this past Friday night and the homecoming court was presented during the football game festivities. More...

Another economic development partnership pitched to county

A new regional economic development partnership is being created in south Alabama. More...

Thomasville Police Chief Hicks says break-ins may be related

Thomasville Police Chief Billy Hicks responded Sept. 7 concerning the investigation of a series of break-ins of businesses during the last few months in Thomasville. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Harrison

Lorena Ethleen Etheredge Harrison, 98, of Grove Hill died Sept. 9, 2007 at her residence. She was born Jan. 21, 1909 in Nicholsville. She was a member of the Grove Hill Baptist Church. More...

Williams

Marvin Dean Williams, 77, of Deerhead, Ala., died Sept. 5, 2007 at a Jackson health care facility. He was born May 2, 1930. He was a native of Sims Chapel. He was a member of the Jackson Church of Christ. More...

Carter

Erline L. Carter, 74, of Campbell died Sept. 3, 2007 at Mobile Infirmary. She was born Nov. 21, 1932 in Campbell. She was a member of Witch Creek Baptist Church. She was a retired administrative officer with the First United Security Bank. More...

Business

Industrial prospect to be announced at Thomasville conference

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day said Monday that the city's Industrial Development Board would announce Friday a new industrial prospect for the city at the third annual "Rural" National Supplier Conference. More...

Linden Lumber foreclosure cancelled

Linden Lumber Company, Ltd and its affiliates announced Sept. 6 a settlement has been reached between the company and the Federal Land Bank. The company consented to the sale of the Federal Land Bank loans to Wachovia Bank. More...

Jax Chamber of Commerce to meet tonight

The Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual meeting tonight (Thursday, Sept. 13) at 6:30 p.m. at the H. W. Pearce Park Assembly House. Four new board members will be elected to three-year terms. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Art exhibit this weekend in Thomasville The Arts Council of Thomasville and Grove Hill Arts Council are sponsoring an art exhibit in Thomasville at the Louisiana Pacific office on Wilson Avenue. More...

Editorial

Our Opinions

9/11 anniversary

Tuesday, Sept. 11 marked the sixth anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Nearly 3,000 lives were lost that day. Perhaps even worse, a nation lost its feelings of security within its own borders. More...

Iraq dilemma

The day before the 9/11 anniversary, a congressional hearing addressed a direct result of that awful day- the war in Iraq. Gen. David Petraeus did a commendable job in explaining the military's operations there. More...

Face the Nation

Ask the right questions

For months now, the administration has been telling us, let's wait until we hear from General Petraeus before we decide where to go next in Iraq. Well, tomorrow [this past Monday] we hear. More...

Records

Two minors arrested for alcohol possession

Arrests listed from the Thomasville Police Department for the week of Sept. 3-9 include: Jamie Wilkins Stone, theft of property, first degree (warrant), arrested Sept. 3. Tyechia Lynise Watkins, domestic violence, third degree, arrested Sept. 3. More...

County Records

Marriage license applications Connie Jiles Wallace, to Suzette Tyson Dunn; James E. Coleman, to Natalie B. Simmons; Terry Earl McKinley, to Patti Mayton Sheffield; Freddie Bernard Burroughs, to Patricia Ann Woods. More...