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December 17, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Pine Hill Mission helps 100 children

The Pine Hill Mission, Food Bank and Outreach sponsored its third children’s Christmas shopping day on Dec. 5. The shopping spree was held at the Pine Hill Mission’s Food building in Pine Hill. More...

Special Sections

People

Free advice for seniors

People who are eligible for Medicare can receive help in choosing among Medicare medical and prescription drug plans for 2010 at enrollment events on Thursday, Dec. 17 in Jackson and on Friday, Dec. 18, in Thomasville. More...

Yuletide Spectacular

The Mobile Symphony Orchestra played its second concert of the year in Thomasville Monday night, entertaining a sellout crowd. More...

Downtown Stroll

Members of the Thomasville Church of God in Christ sing carols on the stage downtown during the downtown stroll Thursday night. More...

School

Count your blessings instead of sheep

“When I’m worried and I can’t sleep, I count my blessings instead of sheep and I fall asleep counting my blessings.” These were the words that inspired me as I write to you this week. More...

Spreading Christmas cheer

Tracy Amos’ third grade students at Thomasville Elementary School recently volunteered their time to provide AseraCare Hospice patients with handmade ornaments. Students in Mrs. More...

Donation received for new band uniforms

Senator Marc Keahey (right) recently presented Thomasville High School’s band director Ben Brown with a check for $5,000. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Campbell Jack Murray Campbell Jr., 87, of Thomasville, died Wednesday, December 9, 2009, at Country Oaks Assisted Living Facility in Thomasville. Mr. Campbell was born Jan. 31, 1922 in Fulton. More...

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Jimmy Frank Young Jr., to Katie Elizabeth Robertson. Marriage license applications are just that— applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. Property deeds listed Dated Dec. 3-9 More...

Rains damage roads, more to come

Days of rain have damaged roads, caused mudslides and even flooding in parts of south Alabama this week. More...

Historic hotel to be renovated

Mayor Sheldon Day could hardly hide his excitement at Monday night’s meeting of the Thomasville City Council when he announced the Clarke-Mobile Gas purchase of the old Hille Hotel. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Dec. 8-15 include: Gabriel Lashon Bernard, 35, probation violation, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Editorials

Shopping locally helps

As Christmas Day draws ever closer, we could all use a little reminder to try to shop locally. Thomasville has many wonderful shops and businesses right here in town creating a wide array of offerings of fine goods. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Lottery issue hurt Siegelman

Don Siegelman defeated Fob James in the 1998 Governor’s race by a landslide 18-point margin. Siegelman ran on an overt platform favoring a state lottery for Alabama. More...

Religion

Don’t add to financial woes at Christmas

We have not owned a vehicle since before we went to Africa three years ago. Now we need transportation. More...

TBC children present Christmas program

Sunday evening, Dec. 13, the Children’s Praise Choir (grades 1-6) at Thomasville Baptist Church, under the direction of Bro. Michael Scarborough, performed its Christmas program “The Best Christmas Present Ever!” More...

Sports

A trend in the making?

This past Saturday when Alabama’s heralded running back Mark Ingram was named as the winner of the 2009 Heisman Trophy two unprecedented things happened. More...

All three Tiger teams sweep Jackson on the road

All three of Thomasville High School’s basketball teams picked up a win on the road this past Friday, December 11, when they ventured to the south end of the county and swept their Jackson High School counterparts. More...

Moore’s six-point

Six-year old MaKayla Moore is pictured with the 6- point she killed on Nov. 28, while hunting an oat patch. It was her first successful hunt with her dad and she was excited. MaKayla is in Mrs. More...


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