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April 30, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Council to look at street light issue

With Mayor Sheldon Day and Council member Gaines Smith absent, the Mayor Pro-Tem duties fell to council member Alberta Dixon at Monday night's Thomasville City Council meeting. More...

No cases of swine flu yet in Clarke County

There are no cases of swine flu in Clarke County or Alabama but people should still take precautions, Clarke County EMA Director Roy Waite said Tuesday. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Welcome Jr. Miss contestants

Welcome Clarke County Jr. Miss contestants! For the first time that anyone can recall, Clarke County's Jr. Miss contest will be held in Thomasville at the civic center. More...

Killing off car brands

From the Editor's Desk Good-bye Pontiac. My wife, for one will not miss you. It's sad to see such a once-proud car name fall by the wayside of global economic meltdown, but such are the days we face. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Religion

Invest in the lives of others

Spiritual Reflections

Recently, Peggy and I took our volunteer team from Pell City (A.L. and Myra Courtney) to Nalerigu and the Baptist Medical Clinic (BMC). No visit to Northern Ghana is complete without visiting this outpost of Medical care. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Appreciation for John Conner A love and appreciation program for Minister of Music Bro. John Conner will be held at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, May 2, at New Hope No. More...

CHURCH AND CEMETERY HOMECOMINGS AND DECORATIONS

Gates reunion, cemetery decoration The Gates family reunion (William and Mary Eve Stiffimire Gates family) and decoration at the Gates Family Cemetery in Scyrene will be held Saturday, May 2. More...

Sports

Relay for Life

Hundreds descended on Gates Drive Park Friday night to celebrate the survivors, remember the victims and continue the fight against cancer. More...

Tigers sweep past CCHS

The Thomasville High School Varsity baseball team traveled to Grove Hill this past Friday, April 24, and took two games from the Clarke County Bulldogs, enabling them to sweep through the second round of the AHSAA State Playoffs. More...

Lady Tigers split in recent action

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger varsity softball team wound up winning one game and losing another early last week putting them at 15 - 10 on the season. More...

T'ville Relay for Life raises $55,000

Thomasville's Relay for Life organizers were happy about the town's fundraising efforts for 2009. More...

Bedsole brings 24 years of experience to job

Mike Bedsole started teaching 24 years ago in Mobile. From there, he moved to Clarke County's school system where he taught for a number of years before moving to Sweet Water and serving as assistant principal. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Jewelry sale Thomasville Southwest Alabama Medical Center Auxiliary will have a $5 Masquerade Jewelry and Accessories sale Thursday and Friday, April 30 and May 1, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., at the Thomasville Nursing Home. More...

People

Knight's discovery

Ethan Knight holds the kitten he found in the Wal-Mart garden center earlier this month. Knight's now taking care of the little one he found. More...

Williams, Bradford announce May 30 wedding date

Jimmy Ray and Renee Williams of Pine Hill announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Erika Day Williams to Glover Heath Bradford, son of Don Bradford of Scyrene and Rhonda Drinkard of Sandflat. More...

Walters, Drinkard to exchange vows in Thomasville

Mr. and Mrs. Randy Pritchett Walters Sr. of Nanafalia announce the engagement and forth-coming marriage of their daughter, Karen Jeanette, to Cody Jarrod Drinkard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clyce Daryl Drinkard of Thomasville. More...

School

Honor students announced at THS-TMS

Thomasville Middle School third nine-weeks honor rolls Fifth grade All A's: Carley Breann Allred, James Dylan Averitt, Jakob Charles Bates, Carolyn Isis Beverly, Kevin Nicholas Bilbrey, Aubrey Nicole Brewer, Mallory Hanni Broadus, KeAndre More...

Top 10 seniors named

School News

Valedictorian - Paula Fendley Salutatorian - Tyler Sturdivant Another week has passed, bringing Thomasville High School one week closer to summer break! The end of the school year is turning out to be as busy as always! More...

Legislative Day attendees

The Bank of Pine Hill was a part of the 13th Annual Legislative Day event held April 8 in Montgomery inviting students from Wilcox Academy. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Cowan Mary Iona Cowan, 80, of Campbell, died Wednesday, April 22, 2009, at her home. Mrs. Cowan was born July 9, 1928, in Clarke County. She was a former shirt factory worker and was a member of Witch Creek Baptist Church. More...

Marriage license applications

Marcus Floyd Etheridge, to Abbey Marie Henson. Marriage license applications are just that - applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed Dated April 15-22

Robby C. Gates, to Edgar D. Gates. Ezell Williams, to Veronica Williams. Wachovia Bank, as Trustee, to Richard L. Bacon. Deidra Gamble Monigan, to Deidra Gamble Monigan. Lynda H. Presnall, to C.G. Presnall. Trina Jones, to Lynn Compton. More...


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