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September 11, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Schools pass $15 million budget

The Thomasville City School Board approved at $15 million budget Tuesday night. That figure counts all funding sources and expenditures the schools expect for the coming fiscal year. More...

2014 United Way kick-off

The United Way of Southwest Alabama held its 2014 campaign kick-off for Clarke County Sept. 4 in the fellowship hall of the Grove Hill United Methodist Church. More...

CDC checking respiratory illnesses in Alabama

According to al.com, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating the possibility that several reported cases of respiratory illness in Alabama may be caused by the same virus that has sickened more than a thousand children across t More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Discovering new places to eat

A s George Wallace presumably faded into the sunset, Fob James took the reigns of Alabama state government in January of 1979. More...

Put Judge Fuller off the bench

United States District Judge Mark Fuller of Montgomery was sentenced to pretrial diversion programs in an Atlanta courtroom last Friday for battering his wife in their room at the city’s downtown Ritz-Carlton Hotel. More...

Political Cartoon

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Religion

Keep your eyes on Jesus

A s you probably know by now, Peggy and I are in Red Lodge, Montana for the launch service of the Church of the Rockies. We are here representing our Church, Deatsville Baptist, as well as Elmore Baptist Association. More...

Mental Conditioning

An addiction is anything that creates a private challenge and tests you to control it before it controls you. We all have to deal with an addiction of some kind. Some are more notable such as: alcohol, drugs or sex. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Thomasville Baptist hosting Marvelous Mondays in Sept. Thomasville Baptist Church is hosting Marvelous Mondays in September. Bro. Michael Scarborough, along with the TBC Celebration Choir, is leading the music for each service. Monday, Sept. More...

For The Record

TPD report

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

Obituaries - Free Access

Bateman

Doris Crawford Bateman, went to be with the Lord Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 at Hospice Ministries Inc., located in Ridgeland, Miss. Born in 1942 in South Alabama, she attended school in Grove Hill. More...

Cogle

Bruce Arnold Cogle, Jr., 96, of Thomasville died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 at Specialty Hospital of Meridian. He was born May 17, 1918 in Alameda. He owned and operated Bruce Cogle Ford and was a member of Central Baptist Church. More...

Gunn

James G. "Jimmy" Gunn, 76, of Thomasville passed away peacefully Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 at his home. He was born on April 15, 1938 in Philadelphia, Pa. More...

Welcome back Boys and Girls Club

Interim Director Dena LeNoir and board chairman Asa Charleston cut the ribbon for the reopening and open house of the Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Alabama in Thomasville Saturday. More...

Band Leader Jimmy Gunn passes at 76

Thomasville’s band leader, James G. “Jimmy” Gunn, died Friday at the age of 76. More...

Public golf gets one step closer

The Thomasville City Council approved a resolution granting a petition by several members of the community to incorporate a public board that would operated the golf course and swimming pool. More...

Arrest made in pharmacy burglary

A suspect was arrested last week and charged with the burglary at Family Medicine Pharmacy. George La Darius Warren of Birmingham was arrested and charged with burglary third degree. More...

Bulls and Barrels returns

The second annual Bulls and Barrels Bash is coming to the Thomasville Horse Arena Sept. 25-27. The show starts at 7 p.m. and the arena is located at 880 Old Hwy. 5 South in Thomasville. More...

Depot Day in Pine Hill

Pine Hill will host its annual Depot Day at the Municipal Complex on Saturday, Sept. 20, beginning at 9 a.m. and continuing until 4 p.m. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

CCHS Class of 1974 to meet The 1974 graduating class of Clarke County High School will meet Saturday, Sept. 13 at Gary’s Restaurant in Jackson at 2 p.m. to plan a reunion. All classmates are invited to attend. More...

People

Strang raises money for Sheaves for Christ

Andrea Strang has been hard at work since April and the 14 year old has the results to prove it. To date, she’s raised more than $12,000 for Sheaves for Christ and hopes to hit $15,000 by October. More...

Hathcock joins auxiliary

The SWAMP Auxiliary conducted its monthly meeting at The Hill House on Sept. 2. Plans for the 2014- 2015 year were discussed. Refreshments were provided by Linda Privett. The next auxiliary meeting will be Oct. 7 at 10 a.m. at The Hill House. More...

Baswell named Employee of the Week

The Cooperative Education Program has selected Dakota Baswell, left, as the "Employee of the Week". More...

School

THS pre-engineering class students design bridges

Students in Mr. More...

TMS Pep Club creates much excitement

To raise school spirit, the TMS Cheerleaders are starting a Middle School Pep Club. The "Tiger Up!" Pep Club will help to encourage students to show their spirit at TMS pep rallies and games. More...

TMS to conduct book fair in October

The Thomasville Middle School will conduct a book fair Oct. 6 - 10. “Come join the fun at Sir Readalot’s Castle,” says LeAnn Moore. More...

Sports

THS shuts out Monroe 45-0

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team earned a commanding road victory Sept. 5 with a 45-0 shutout of area opponent, the Monroe County High School Tigers, in Monroeville. More...

SWHS knocks off St. Lukes 40-14

On a night where weather affected much of the state of Alabama, the skies were clear in Mobile on Friday night as Sweet Water knocked off 2A Region 1 foe St. Lukes 40-14. More...

Marengo Panthers fall to Fruitdale 14-6

Turnovers and mental mistakes doomed the Marengo Panthers in Fruitdale Friday night. Fruitdale scored two touchdowns on Marengo turnovers and that’s all they would need to secure a 14- 6 victory over the visiting Panthers. More...