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January 7, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

“Steel Magnolias” takes to the stage

The Arts Council of Thomasville is bringing Truvy’s salon to the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Experts predicting a slow economic recovery in 2010

Talk at the turn of the decade is hope that 2010 will be better than 2009. Economic forecasters from the international to the state level think things will get better, but no one is predicting a roaring comeback of the economy anytime soon. More...

Special Sections

People

Top Bellringers

Shelly and Maggie Thompson of Sweet Water High School show off the Bellringer school award from the Salvation Army with school counselor Sandra Williams. More...

Grant to help Wilcox youths

Gov. Bob Riley has awarded a $23,100 grant to help youth in Wilcox County improve school achievement, avoid violence and drugs, and lead successful and productive lives. More...

Crosby-Chipkevic to wed

Dr. and Mrs. Sid Crosby of Jackson announce the engagement and forthcoming wedding of their daughter, Mindy Dean, to Benjamin Chipkevich of Memphis, Tenn. Mr. Chipkevich is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Chipkevich of Burke, Va. More...

Sports

A dream can come true - twice

Reid Cornelius will have an opportunity to do something this spring that very few people get the chance to do in their lifetime. More...

Baseball clinic a bargain

As has been the case for the past 20 years, the cost for a participant to attend the annual Thomasville Winter Baseball Clinic is still only $10.00. More...

Tips to get the most of your walking

(NAPSI)-There's an easy way to shape up that's accessible, affordable and can accommodate even the busiest of schedules--it's walking. No wonder it's the No. 1 fitness activity for adults. More...

Thomasville Water Crisis Update - Free Access

Most of city without water.

More than 85 percent of Thomasville’s populace is without water, and at an emergency meeting Monday morning, city officials could not guarantee when water would be back on. “I’ve never felt so helpless,” said Mayor Sheldon Day. More...

Water cut off to most of city - state of emergency declared - Free Access

The Thomasville City Council declared a state of emergency today (Friday) due to severe water shortages in the Thomasville water system. During an emergency meeting Friday morning, Mayor Sheldon Day briefed the council on the situation. More...

Sonic’s landlords seek new franchisee

The owners of the Sonic restaurant in Thomasville are currently seeking a new franchisee after the restaurant was closed, apparently without warning, by the current franchise holder. More...

Bridge hit by barge

A towboat’s barge hit the McCorquodale Bridge on the Tombigbee River at Jackson Christmas night but no major damage was detected. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Flea market and estate sale More...

Being on standby doesn’t mean you’re wasting time

Happy New Year! It is difficult to realize that 2010 is here. 2009 was an exciting year for us with many changes and many unanswered questions. Some of those questions remain unanswered at this time but I hope that the answers will come soon. More...

School

Dreams are renewable

Happy New Year one and all! As I write to you this week I do so a happy young lady, it was just mere minutes before the new year when I pondered my old new year’s resolution- To step out of my comfort zone and live my dreams. More...

It’s cookie time!

On Tuesday, Girls Scouts in the Thomasville area began taking orders for this year’s batch of Girl Scout Cookies. More...

Filing FAFSA early gives students better chance at state grants

Alabama students who plan to attend an in-state college or university beginning in fall 2010 should file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after January 1. The FAFSA is available at www.fafsa.ed.gov. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Etheredge Marion A. Etheredge, 81, of Smiths Station, died Saturday, January 2, 2010 at Franciscan Woods in Columbus, Ga. More...

Marriage license applications

Ronald Morgan, to Sylvia Dailey Morgan; Darryl Jerome Kidd, to Cynthia Denise Gaston; Jamesin Tarrares Rich, to Miranda Lenisha Coston; Willie Kelvin Cunningham, to Tina Viktoria Wositsch; Quindera Decrescenza Crayton, Yuvone Elaine DuBose; Ernest O More...

Property deeds listed

Dated Dec. 16-30 Robert L. Thomas, to Ledkins Land Company, LLC. Ledkins Land Company, LLC, to William Z. Chapman. Paul H. Parham, to Ledkins Land Company, LLC. Ledkins Land Company, LLC, to Entrust Administration of The Southeast, Inc. More...