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September 25, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Police catch third robbery suspect

The third suspect in the robbery of migrant workers in Thomasville last week was arrested in Grove Hill Saturday. More...

Correction

In a story last week about the Thomasville Sports Hall of Fame’s logo, it was incorrectly stated that A.L. Johnson was represented in the colors. It should have stated that A.L. Martin was represented in the colors. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

The first blush of fall finally arrives

I swear I felt a little autumn in the air today. It is still hot, but it is a bearable kind of hot unlike the oppressiveness of August. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Gov. and Senators want Fuller to resign

The chorus for United States District Judge Mark Fuller of Montgomery to resign after the beating of his wife in an Atlanta hotel room and after being sentenced to enter a pre-trial diversion program last week has begun. More...

Religion

Thank and praise Him for putting us where we are

The calendar tells us that it is Fall. I know that Summer will try to hang on for awhile, but September 22 says that its end is near, and relief from the heat and humidity is just around the corner. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Friendship Baptist to host revival services Friendship Baptist Church in Vineland will host revival services Sunday, Sept. 28 at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. and Monday, Sept. 29 through Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 6:30 nightly. The guest speaker will be Dr. More...

Mental Conditioning

By watching the way a person walks and listening to their talk tells you a lot about that person's belief in getting the job done. How a person carries himself and talks will give you a major clue as to how they will perform. More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Jason Lee Vail and Deanna Nichole Cunningham. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. Property deeds listed More...

Thomasville Police Department report

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

Obituaries - Free Access

Hodge

Robert Lee “Boe” Hodge, passed away at his home in Silas on Aug. 24, 2014 at the age of 73. He loved. He was loved. He laughed and we laughed. More...

City renews school tax

The Thomasville City Council renewed its halfcent sales tax for schools Monday night. The revenue from the tax will continue to go to the Thomasville City Schools but could be cut in the future to help pay for a new hospital. More...

Anthony Madison overcame obstacles to success

There were a lot of “landmines” in Anthony Madison’s life that could have sent him in a very different direction from the successes he’s enjoyed as a high school, college and professional athlete. More...

County still working on juvenile facility

The Clarke County Commission is seeking to satisfy regulations and finally open the new two-bed, short-term juvenile facility in the county jail. The actual construction was finished some four months ago. More...

Norris receives proclamation

Mayor Sheldon Day presents a Childhood Cancer Awareness proclamation to cancer survivor Ella Norris and her mother Tamara Norris. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Back to School Bulls and Barrels Bash at arena The Thomasville second annual Back to School Bulls and Barrels Bash will be Sept. 25, 26 and 27 from 7 - 10 p. m. at the Thomasville Arena, located at 880 Old Hwy. 5 South. More...

People

Nichols-Dickerson to marry Saturday in Thomasville

Steve and Wanda Nichols of Grove Hill announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Elizabeth Brooke, to Charles Jason Dickerson. Mr. Dickerson is the son of Shirley Virginia Dickerson of Hayden and the late J. L. More...

Worthwhile Club conducts monthly meeting

The Worthwhile Club met Sept. 10 at the clubroom for their first meeting of the new club year. Hostesses for the meeting were Joyce Loftin and Miriam Harrison. More...

Williams to speak at Clarke County Historical Society meeting

Former journalism professor Ed Williams will be the guest speaker at the Clarke County Historical Society's meeting at Grove Hill Town Hall Sunday, Sept. 28 at 2:30 p.m. More...

School

SWHS selects homecoming court

The Sweet Water High School Homecoming Court was recently announced for the 2014-15 school year, along with the calendar of homecoming festivities. There will be a powder puff game Thursday at 1:45 p.m. and a bonfire later that night. More...

SWHS fifth graders study about early Indians

The fifth graders at Sweet Water High School recently studied about early Indians in America in Mrs. Shannon Baxter's Social Studies Class. More...

Second annual career expo Nov. 5 and 6 in Thomasville

Career tech continues to be a major emphasis for area schools. The second annual Thomasville-Clarke- Choctaw (TCC) College and Career Expo will be Nov. 5 and 6 in the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Sports

Tigers notch homecoming victory

It was a joyous Homecoming for everyone involved with the Thomasville High School Tigers program as the football team dominated the Southside Selma High Panthers 41-8 Sept. 19 on Anderson Field. More...

Washington County shuts out Sweet Water

For the first time since 2003, the Sweet Water Bulldogs lost a game in shutout fashion on Friday night at the hands of Washington County. The Bulldogs from Chatom had no trouble remaining unbeaten as they knocked off Sweet Water 39-0. More...

Marengo falls at home to Millry 35-24

The Marengo Panthers made a run late, but it wasn’t in time on Friday night as they took a 35-24 loss to 1A Region 1 foe Millry. More...