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July 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Gov. back in T'ville

Governor Robert Bentley was back in Thomasville Wednesday morning for the annual meeting of the Black Belt Commission at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Blood donations are down

The American Red Cross is facing a looming blood shortage, leading to an urgent need for donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give. More...

Gas prices fall in state while Grove Hill has cheapest gas in county

Average retail gasoline prices in Alabama have fallen 4.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.31/gal. yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,348 gas outlets in Alabama. More...

Medical equipment providers must have a location in Alabama

On March 11, 2014, Governor Robert Bentley signed HB 226 into law. Among its provisions, Act 2014-172 requires all home medical equipment licensees to have a physical location in Alabama. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Looking back to the 1962 governor’s race

The 1962 governor’s race really began in 1958. The governor’s office and the race for it was the big show in Alabama politics in that era. Being a U.S. Senator was secondary in Alabama politics. More...

B’ham in running for Democrat’s convention

Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the Florida congresswoman who leads the Democratic National Committee, says the Party has received proposals from six cities to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention. More...

Remembering the earlier days of WJDB

Last week’s 25th birthday celebration of the Radio Station brought back memories of many moods. Some were happy and fun filled, while others were sad, especially as we heard cheerful vital voices that are no more. It was a day of nostalgia. More...

Religion

Thomasville United Methodist hosts VBS

During the week of July 7, Thomasville United Methodist Church hosted Weird Animals Vacation Bible School - Where Jesus' love is one of a kind! More...

Mental Conditioning

When all hell breaks loose on the outside, you barely notice; you're calm on the inside because you're ready, prepared, and the best at what you do. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Elam Church to host clothes swap More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Nesbit J. Singletary and Chanda L. Gatson. Samuel Gallas Harbuck and Jamie Elizabeth Williams. Roosevelt Marquis Davis and Arlene Marrie Jones. Andrew Floyd Brown and Sharee Curry. More...

Property deeds listed

July 11-16 Teresa Skinner McMillian to Alton Clark. Joseph W. Dodds III to James Patrick Dodds. Harrigan Timberlands Limited Partnership to Charles Edward Roberts. David Wayne Labbe to Charles Q. Finch. Zola Faye Gregory Howell to Myron G. Gregory. More...

Thomasville Police Department report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending July 20: Justin Tremaine Campbell – attempting to elude a police officer and possession of marijuana, second degree; Bobby Earl Tate – public intoxicatio More...

Pine Hill council member Abrams passes

Pine Hill council member Virginia Abrams died last week at the age of 70. Abrams was a native of Pine Hill and served on the Pine Hill Town Council for 18 years after first being elected to office in 1996. More...

World Series bound

In likely only the second time in memory, a youth baseball team from the region is headed to a World Series. More...

Board votes to hand over golf course

Earlier this week, Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day announced that the Pineview Country Club membership voted unanimously to transition ownership to a new city sponsored board ownership. More...

County road work gets approved

A formal agreement with the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) for the County Road 30 project was approved Tuesday by the Clarke County Commission. More...

T'ville 7-8 year old all-stars

The Thomasville 7-8 year old all-star team with their trophy from their sub-district victory in Dixie Youth Baseball. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

‘Beauty and the Beast’ tickets on sale at civic center Tickets for the Arts Council of Thomasville’s production of “Beauty and the Beast” are on sale now at a discounted price. More...

People

September wedding plans announced for Davis - Turberville

Mr. and Mrs. Brooks Davis of Linden announce the engagement of their daughter, Stacie Brooke Davis, to Benjamin Bruce Turberville, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bruce Turberville of Slocomb. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. More...

BraveHeart finale performed at Dynamic Dance Dimensions

The Arc of Clarke County piloted Auburn University’s Expressions of a BraveHeart Fine Arts Program this summer with the help of many willing volunteers and participants. More...

Davidson completes service project for Eagle Scout

Life Scout Kyle Davidson completed his service project for Eagle Scout at the Alabama Boys and Girls Club Teen Center. More...

Sports

Sweet Water headed to World Series

The Alabama State Champion Sweet Water 12U All-Stars traveled to Staunton, Va. More...

Thomasville Shockers win

The Thomasville Shockers 16U team took first place in the Alzheimers awareness tournament in Thomasville Saturday. More...

West Alabama Wild second in 14U

The West Alabama Wild 14U team took second place in its division at the Alzheimer's awareness tournament in Thomasville. The Port City Flamethrowers took first place. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Fish

Annie Earle Fish, 85, died Monday, July 21, 2014 at Providence Hospital. She was born Nov. 21, 1928. Fish was a native of Coffeeville and resided in Thomasville for the past three years. She was a member of Ulcanush Baptist Church and a homemaker. More...

Jordan

Howard Scruggs Jordan, Sr. of Flatwood went to be with his Savior the morning of Sunday, July 13, 2014. He was born May 11, 1934 in Grove Hill to Henry Joseph Jordan and Elsie Mae Hollingsworth Jordan. More...