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August 27, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners fight over personnel issues

Political and personal issues sparked another heated disagreement at Tuesday’s meeting of the Clarke County Commission. More...

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Editorials

Suger is the new evil in southern food

People in the South are obsessed with sugar. It is the basis of their love language for sure. Think how many endearments are fattening: sugar, honey, dumplin’, to name a few. Sugar is the basis of our Southern Love Language. More...

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Law makers are representing constituents

Many would argue, and indeed numerous surveys indicate, that Alabama is one of, if not the most, conservative states in America. I would argue that if that is true then our Alabama legislature is reflective of their constituents. More...

Religion

God is our refuge and strength

Last Friday I was about killed when I wrestled most of the day with a “Gator.” Wrestling with a Gator in the hot sun is not as much fun as you might think even when the Gator has six wheels rather than four legs, big teeth and a long tail More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Lighthouse Fellowship to conduct a singing Lighthouse Fellowship of Grove Hill will host a gospel singing for Byron Parnell, featuring the Revelators and Eight Below on Aug. 29 from 6–9 p.m. There will be a love offering. More...

Sports

Tigers and Bulldogs kick off the season

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team dominated the Sweet Water High School Bulldogs Aug. 21 for a 34-6 victory to begin the 2015 season. More...

Panthers struggle against Patriots in pre-season game

The Marengo Panthers lost their pre-season game against Linden 42-6 but head coach Eberne Myrthil is optimistic about his young team. More...

Tigers to host 5A Demopolis Friday night

Thomasville High School head football coach Jack Hankins Jr. was happy with the 34-6 opening win over Sweet Water. However, his sights quickly turned to the next opponent, the 5A Demopolis High Tigers who comes to D.F. Anderson Field this Friday. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Beck

Teresa Harvell Beck, 54, of Pine Hill died Aug. 20, 2015 at her home. She was born Aug. 16, 1961 in Grove Hill. She was a former postmaster with the US Postal Service. More...

Cassity

Ted Elizabeth Cassity, 79, a retired beautician of Gallion, died Aug. 21, 2015 at Marengo Nursing Home. She was born Jan. 19, 1936 in Demopolis. More...

Lee

Willie Pratt Lee, Sr., 86, of Sarasota, Fla., passed away Friday, Aug. 14, 2015. Lee was born May 8, 1929 in Thomasville, to the late Etta Jewel Hudson Lee and Shelly Avery Lee. More...

Police seek leads in robbery and shooting

The Clarke County Sheriff’s Office is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a man who robbed the Comfort Inn in Thomasville Thursday night. More...

Schools face another reduction in state funding

Thomasville’s school system is facing the possibility of dipping into its reserve fund by almost $800,000. More...

City signs on to support developer

The Thomasville City Council approved an intergovernmental agreement Monday night to contribute $50,000 to the operation of a countywide economic development office. More...

Alabama Southern to celebrate 50 years

Alabama Southern will be celebrating 50 years of building a better Southwest Alabama starting Monday, Aug. 31, and ending with a 50th Anniversary commencement on May 12. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Salvation Army in need of holiday volunteers The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle campaign will begin in November and end Christmas Eve. The donations from the campaign go to help hundreds in this area. More...

People

Oliver Lodge elects 2015-2016 officers

The 2015-2016 elected officers for the Oliver Lodge #334 F. More...

Chairman of 2015 Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign

Tony Counselman will serve as the Chairman of the 2015 Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign in Thomasville. More...

New arrivals

Holly Canady Rush Mr. and Mrs. Galen (Jaki) Rush, as well as a very proud big sister Henleigh Ann Rush, all of Thomasville, announce the arrival of Holly Canady Rush. She was born July 28, 2015 at 1:47 p.m. More...

School

Oliver Lodge awards scholarships

On July 18, Kimberly Wilson, left, who plans to attend Mississippi State University and Caleb Tucker, right, who plans to attend Alabama Southern Community College were awarded scholarships in the am More...

Another year at THS has officially begun

Greetings Thomasville! Another year at Thomasville High School has officially begun. With this new year have come many exciting changes and new opportunities for the students at Thomasville High School. More...

Kiker named Intern of the Week

The work based learning program at THS announces that Ciristan Kiker, left, has been selected as Intern of the Week. This is Kiker's second year to intern with Mrs. Kim Ramsey, right. More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Property deeds listed Dated Aug. 13-19 Jean J. Bumpers-Other, to Jean J. Bumpers. John Vaughn Womack, to Jack Sims. Mark H. Warren, to Alabama 1031 Property Exchange Inc.-Other. Lillian Lucille Holly, to Sheryl H. Holly. Paul E. Gibson, to Paul E. More...

TPD report

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

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Aug. More...