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January 21, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

King’s legacy commemorated

The MLK program sponsored by the Dravitan Civic Club was held Monday, Jan. 18. The initial celebration started at the Johnson Shopping Center and concluded at Clark Street Baptist Church in Thomasville where the Rev. Curtis Treadwell is the pastor. More...

2010 is Year of Small Towns and Downtowns

Congratulations to the 29 towns in rural southwest Alabama for being selected and recognized in the Alabama Department of Tourism’s Year of Small Towns and Downtowns. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

OUR VIEW

Will we complain again?

How much is water worth to you? The price tag of Thomasville’s water plant when it is built could rise above $14 million. Sure, Thomasville has a number of grants to help pay for it, but they won’t cover the entire cost. More...

From the Editor’s Desk

Our troubles are small

Thankfully, we all survived the great water crisis of 2010, and hopefully, we won’t have to go through another one. More...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Salvation Army says thanks Dear Editor: More...

Religion

Jesus is the only way

“Father,” cried a boy, “the rubbish is on fire!” “Put a hose on it,” he shouted. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Taking orders for Boston butt roasts More...

Sports

Baseball Clinic

The pros came to town Saturday for the annual Winter Baseball Clinic put on by the Thomasville Diamond Club. More...

Thomasville goes to the Rose Bowl

Folks from Thomasville joined others from Clarke County and the rest of the state in Pasadena for the citi BCS National Championship game. More...

Tigers break even after tourney wins

After a great showing in the Hoover High School Christmas Tournament, the Thomasville High School Varsity basketball team found itself playing no better than .500 ball over the past two weeks. More...

Water situation is still critical

“We’re not out of the woods yet,” said Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day. After up to a week without water, residents in Thomasville began getting water service back late last Wednesday, January 13. More...

Break-ins have residents concerned

There have been five recorded breakins in the Thomasville area in the past month. Some residents are wondering if it’s a trend and what the police are doing to stop it. More...

Scotch & Gulf Lumber

Scotch & Gulf Lumber LLC restarted the Fulton sawmill Monday after it had been down for several months. Scotch Lumber Co. and Gulf Lumber Co. merged last year to form Scotch & Gulf. More...

Shelby coming to Jackson

U. S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) will join the residents of Clarke County for a county visit on Saturday, January 30, 2009 at 2:00 pm Central Time. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

VFW meeting VFW Post 5106 and its ladies auxiliary will have their regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m., Monday, Jan. 25. RFL chair, captain meeting More...

People

Thank You

The family of Essie Herron sincerely thanks you for your expressions of love during her illness and following her death. The cards, flowers, prayers, food, visits, phone calls and memorial gifts were greatly appreciated. A special thank you to Dr. More...

Jansen killed in hunting accident

Longtime Thomasville resident Matthew Jansen was killed in a hunting accident on Jan. 23 while duck hunting in Beaumont, Texas. He graduated from Thomasville High School as the Salutatorian of his class in 1997. More...

Steel Magnolias on stage

Above: the cast of “Steel Magnolias” (from left) Katie Craddock, LeAnn Floyd, Jan Hill, Kathy Gunter, Kelli Scruggs and Kay Brasell. More...

School

School News

Back in maroon

If by seeing this title, you are reminded of the ACDC song “Back in Black”, then you were on the same wavelength I was when we returned to school on Tuesday. More...

Scouts distribute water

During the recent water crisis in Thomasville, Junior Girl Scout Troops 8557 volunteered to help distribute water at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Collier receives bachelor’s degree

Shantel N. Collier recently graduated with honors (cum laude) from Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University (AAMU) with a bachelor of science degree in chemistry and a minor in mathematics on Friday, Dec. 11, 2009. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Jansen Matthew Thomas Jansen died Sunday, January 17, 2010, in Beaumont, Texas. More...

RECORDS

Marriage licenses issued None listed this week. Property deeds listed Dated Jan. 6-13 Herman D. Williams, to Dog River LLC. Johnnie E. Jones Jr., to John G. Newsom. Timothy Lee Morgan, to Sweet Water State Bank. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Jan. 12-19 include: Edwin Sconiers, 25, probation violation, arrested by Life Tech. More...


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