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December 10, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Grove Hill approves alcohol ordinance

Alcoholic beverages are now legal for sale in Grove Hill. The town council passed a control ordinance Monday night. However, it will likely be at least a few weeks before products are stocked in local stores. More...

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People

Christmas parade rolls

Thomasville’s annual Christmas parade rolled through downtown streets Saturday morning under bright sunny skies and cold temperatures. The parade was rescheduled an hour later the day before for fear of the More...

Thank You

The family of the late SFC (Ret.) Leonard King would like to express our deepest appreciation for the love and support shown to us during the loss of our father and grandfather. More...

More acts announced for Stroll

An updated slate of singers at the Downtown Stroll was released this week. More...

School

School News

Office ladies are unsung heroes at THS

Thomasville High School has some unsung heroes, and when I say unsung, I’m talking they don’t even get a peep. Ok maybe the occasional fussy parent but who wants that for gratitude? Without these people we at THS would be lost. More...

Impact Club strives to make a difference

The Impact Club at Thomasville High School has been striving to make a difference in our community. Last month, members of the Impact Club brought household items and food to support The Ronald McDonald Charity House. More...

TES receives $6,000

On Dec. 3, Sen. Marc Keahey, on behalf of the State Executive Commission on Community Services Grants, presented Thomsaville Elementary School principal, Michael Bedsole with a check for $6,000. More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Tommie Lee Hampton Jr., to Pamela Elaine Scruggs; Johnathan Xavier Bernard Hall, to Angel Shakari Carstarphen; Jamie Patrick Rone, to Paula Michael Karr. More...

OBITUARIES

Colwell Bruce Colwell, 79, of Thomasville, died Friday, December 4, 2009, at Southwest Alabama Medical Center in Thomasville. Mr. Colwell was born Feb. 1, 1930 in Seguin, Texas. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Dec. 1-8 include: Michael Larry Walker, 59, drug paraphernalia/first offense, possession of marijuana, $9,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...

LP mill to stay idle

The vice president of oriented strand board (OSB) for Louisiana Pacific told Clarke County commissioners Monday that the closed Clarke County mill likely won’t reopen before at least late 2010 or sometime in 2011 because of continued depressed More...

T’ville seeks “Advantage” for industry

With the national economy still in a recession, and more layoffs here in Clarke County, Thomasville is trying to improve its chances of drawing industry to its south industrial park. More...

County won’t pay coroner

Clarke County commissioners told Coroner Kevin Brunson Monday they couldn’t authorize the county to pay to transport bodies to the state forensic lab for autopsies and other examinations. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

TONIGHT - Downtown stroll in Thomasville More...

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OUR VIEW

Tis the season to help

When it comes to the holiday season, Thomasville might just be able to bill itself as the busiest small town in the south. More...

From the Editor’s Desk

Are you arrogant?

Pride goeth before a fall. My wife’s eigth grade english class likes to say no one likes a braggart. More...

Religion

Spiritual Reflections

Find the way with GPS

The last three weeks have been busy for us as we have come home and begun the process of finding ourselves and God’s will for ourselves after the completion of our mission in Tamale, Ghana. More...

Children's Christmas program at PBC

The children's choir of Pineview Baptist Church took its audience on the “Good News Christmas Cruise” Sunday night, Dec. 6. The group is pictured above. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Preaching series this weekend in GH More...

Sports

Doe and buck in 30 seconds

Seven-year-old Ethan Gerald, guided by his buddy John Michael Ledkins (also age 7), killed a doe and an 8- point buck within about 30 seconds of each other while hunti ng with his dad and with John Michael&rs More...

First kill

Madison Campbell killed her first deer while hunting “in the woods” with her mom. Madison is eight years old and in the third grade at Thomasville Elementary School. She is the daughter of Doug and Renee Campbell. More...

First 10-point

Hunter Furrow of Thomasville brought home his first 10-point buck while hunting on Dec. 6. Hunter is in the ninth grade at Clarke Prep. He is the son of Kevin and Gail Furrow. More...